Parts of Massachusetts to get fresh coating of snow

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Residents looking for a break from the snow after some towns received more than two feet earlier this week will be disappointed to learn that more flakes are in the forecast. Steady, light snow will begin falling across the majority of the Bay State on Friday afternoon. Southeastern Massachusetts, including […]

How Japan Wants to Streamline Tokyo Stock Exchange

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A Japanese plan to reform the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) is finally taking shape. The makeover may include paring the number of the TSE’s markets, guideline on market capitalization requirements, and what the benchmark index will include. While many market participants have clamored for years for change, some worry about […]

Nobel body: ‘Highly problematic’ that peace winner silent

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute has called it “highly problematicâ€� that the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner won’t attend any event next week where he could be asked questions publicly, while the spokeswoman for Ethiopia’s prime minister cited “pressingâ€� domestic issues and the leader’s […]

Unions dig in as French retirement strikes enter 2nd day

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PARIS (AP) — Frustrated travelers are meeting transportation chaos around France for a second day on Friday, as unions dig in for what they hope is a protracted strike against President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to redesign the national retirement system. Most French trains were at a halt, including Paris subways, […]

‘Halas Intrigue’ Episode 61: Bears 31, Cowboys 24

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Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky celebrates with safety Eddie Jackson after a 23-yard touchdown during the fourth quarter Thursday night against the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times They’re not dead yet. Our Bears reporters break down the team’s Thursday Night Football victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Patrick […]

Phone-in-cheek: Spike seen in cellphone-linked face injuries

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(AP) — Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That’s according to a study published Thursday that found a spike in U.S. emergency room treatment for these mostly minor injuries. The research was led by a facial plastic surgeon whose patients include […]

Ask Amy: Hoarding disorder spreads beyond household

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Dear Amy: My in-laws are self-professed hoarders. They love showering us with thrift store, garage sale, and dumpster finds every month or two when they visit. Whenever they give us something, they make sure to remind us that we’re not allowed to get rid of the items except to return […]

Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

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MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said. Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth […]