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Large railroad labor unions say they will strike if quality of life is not addressed in new contract

Large railroad labor unions say they will strike if quality of life is not addressed in new contract

Two of the largest railroad unions in negotiations with railroad carriers have drawn a line in the sand: they are demanding more quality of life provisions are put into the contract, covering attendance policies, vacation and sick days, or they will strike. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the SMART Transportation Division represent half …

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Cyrus Mistry car crash: What happens to your body when you don’t wear a seat belt and how wearing one saves your life

Cyrus Mistry car crash: What happens to your body when you don’t wear a seat belt and how wearing one saves your life

If you thought that the rear seat belt was unnecessary, that backseats would not be impacted by frontal car crashes, the tragic death of Cyrus Mistry, former Chairman of Tata Sons, is a reminder why we should buckle up. The incident is also a reminder that no lessons have been learnt since the death of …

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From vegan meatballs to ice cream sundaes, airlines are revamping in-flight menus

From vegan meatballs to ice cream sundaes, airlines are revamping in-flight menus

Courtesy: Singapore Airlines The aromas of airplane food are once again wafting through cabins at 35,000 feet. From vegan meatballs to ice cream sundaes, airlines are offering new options and old favorites to woo returning travelers. As the peak travel season fades and inflation weighs on household and company budgets, it’s even more important than …

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My Daughter Just Confided in Me About Her Love Life. My Ex-Wife Is Not Going to Be Happy About This.

My Daughter Just Confided in Me About Her Love Life. My Ex-Wife Is Not Going to Be Happy About This.

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Please, Lego, let this engineer bring your computer brick to life

Please, Lego, let this engineer bring your computer brick to life

James Brown loves building weird displays. Like animatronic skulls, or mechanical bit-flipping cellular automatons. Or, in this case, an entire computer inside a mock Lego brick. Not just any brick, either. I’m talking about the classic sloped Lego computers from our childhood spaceships, now brilliantly brought to life. They display fake radar scans, scrolling text, …

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Airline unions urge carriers not to resume buybacks when bailout ban ends this fall

Airline unions urge carriers not to resume buybacks when bailout ban ends this fall

A United Airlines flight crew walks through the terminal at San Francisco International Airport on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The largest U.S. airlines are making money again. Labor unions don’t want them to spend it on stock buybacks. A condition of the $54 billion in federal aid …

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3 Semiconductor Stocks That Could Help Set You Up for Life | The Motley Fool

3 Semiconductor Stocks That Could Help Set You Up for Life | The Motley Fool

Many semiconductor stocks slumped this year as investors fretted over concerns about slowing sales of PCs and smartphones, the potential overproduction of chips in response to the global chip shortage, and more conservative enterprise spending in a tougher macro environment. Rising interest rates exacerbated that pressure by driving investors away from higher-growth tech stocks. As …

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: This Feels Like a Turning Point for Foldable Phones

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: Better Cameras, Battery Life and Software Features

What’s happening Samsung just announced the Galaxy Z Flip 4, the newest iteration of its foldable flip phone. Why it matters Foldable phones have been widely available for about three years, but they still make up just a fraction of the smartphone market. The Z Flip 4 and Fold 4 are Samsung’s attempt to change …

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Disney subscriber growth blows past estimates, as company beats on top and bottom line

Disney subscriber growth blows past estimates, as company beats on top and bottom line

A performer dressed as Mickey Mouse entertains guests during the reopening of the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, U.S., on Friday, April 30, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images If Disney+’s subscriber growth is any indication, the rumors that the global streaming market is nearing saturation have been proven untrue. On Wednesday, the …

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