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Watch Dr. Pimple PopperInstagram/Dr. Pimple Popper Dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee (a.k.a. Dr. Pimple Popper) posted an Instagram video on Sunday showing the removal of a blackhead behind a patient's ear. It's the type of... blackhead pimple popping fans dream about: It's bigger than it seems and it comes out easily, as one giant clump of dead skin cells and sebum. (That's what's hiding inside all of your blackheads, by the way.) The video is set to the song "Temptation" by Joey Bada$$— an apt choice for a truly tempting pimple. Historically, Lee's videos of bumps in or near the ears have been super popular, and this video is no exception. As of this writing, it's been viewed more than 1.3 million times. One commenter dubbed it a "next level behind the ear" blackhead. Watch the entire video below. Instagram Embed:...
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5 Marketing Lessons BurgerCANNES, France--The King's in town ... and last year's Marketer of the Year is still a big draw. The line to hear from his minions stretched literally up a flight of stairs and around several corners.... Is that really how much we love Whoppers, or have we all been successfully hacked? Fernando Machado, global chief...
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Subway hires Bain to help with sales slump

New York Post - 18 Jun 2018 04:08
Subway hires Bain to help withSubway, the struggling family-owned sandwich chain, has hired consultant Bain & Company to professionalize operations and possibly set itself up for a future sale, The Post has learned. The... 52-year-old chain, the largest in the US by the number of locations, had previously resisted bringing in outside professionals for anything other than advertising, according to...
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The Dow Gains 681 Points as"The market has made a clear distinction between the U.S. and the rest of the world," says one economist.
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Citizens recruits a career coach from IBM's AI lab

American Banker - 6 Jun 2018 21:08
Ctizens Financial Group is partnering with IBM to develop a virtual career coach that will use artificial intelligence to help employees set career goals and determine what kind of training they need... to develop new skills.
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Athenahealth CEO facing sexualLife isn't getting any easier for Athenahealth's Jonathan Bush. As the health care CEO fends off a takeover attempt by activist investor Elliott Management, Bush is being forced to face a second... allegation of his mistreatment of women. Bush was accused of ogling the breasts of a female employee and "making comments about his sex...
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Wells Fargo customers who didn't consent to having 3.5 million accounts created by bankers trying to hit sales quotas are finally getting what a judge called "rough justice."
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(Reuters) - Australia's Investa Office Fund (IOF) said on Monday it has received a A$3.08 billion ($2.3 billion) unsolicited non-binding buyout proposal from the Blackstone Group .
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Tax refunds aren't enough to improve the economy

New York Post - 27 May 2018 05:04
Tax refunds aren't enough toDear John: Mick Mulvaney, head of the Office of Management and Budget, is being optimistic about the future growth of the economy. I am skeptical that the middle-class tax refunds alone will give the... economy a big enough boost. Consumer spending cannot grow very much when millennials, who make up the largest cohort in the...
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VW funds from diesel scandalState officials figure the Volkswagen diesel emissions testing scandal added an extra 10,000 tons of noxious nitrogen oxide to California's air. To make up for it, the state will use $423 million of... Volkswagen penalty money to cut the same amount of nitrogen oxide by subsidizing the purchase of...
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Want to Make Money Like a C.E.O.? Work for 275 Years

The New York Times - 25 May 2018 11:18
Want to Make Money Like aFor the first time, companies in the U.S. are disclosing how their C.E.O.'s compensation compares with the pay of employees. The results are eye-opening.
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Bombshells 'breastaurant' is aA Houston sports bar closed its doors for two weeks after the local prosecutor called it a "crime factory" -- claiming its bartenders served drunk and underage customers. More than 90 people have been... arrested at Bombshells Restaurant & Bar, a "breastaurant," over the last four years, the Harris County District Attorney's Office said in...
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Tax cuts were nice, but thePaul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican who is Speaker of the House, said yesterday that the tax law changes have already been "making things better" for "working families across America." Ryan was... against President Trump's tax cuts until he wasn't. And then he unexpectedly decided to quit Congress and go on to, I guess, better things....
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White House reportedlyChip Somodevilla/Getty Images The White House plans to propose merging the U.S. departments of Labor and Education, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The plan follows a review of cabinet... agencies that looked for ways to shrink the federal government. Congress would likely have to approve the merger and it was unclear whether lawmakers would be in favor of a major governmental reorganization. WASHINGTON
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As Greece Ends a Decade ofEuropean officials are eager to paint Greece as a comeback story. But troubles in nearby Italy show that the euro's issues have not been laid to rest.
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This is how Trump's corporateThe corporate tax cut passed by President Trump and fellow Republicans that was in part designed to help dissuade US companies from moving profits overseas may instead make the practice a lot more... rewarding. That is because companies which shifted profits linked to US sales, research or production previously had to pay taxes on the...
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These French bosses may be the world's worst

New York Post - 18 Jun 2018 04:09
These French bosses may be theTalk about your bad bosses. The former head of France Telecom and six of his executives must stand trial over their alleged role in driving more than 30 workers to suicide in two years, a court has... ruled. The suicide wave coincided with a restructuring program at the Paris telecom that began in 2008 and...
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A hot startup raised $66Courtesy of Front Tech investors are throwing money atFront, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared inbox app that lets teams handle... messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place. This year, the 28-year-old cofounder and CEO of Front, Mathilde Collin, went on a five-day fundraising sprint to raise a Series B round. She pitched 11 investors, received 10 term sheets, or investment offers, and walked away with $66 million from Sequoia Capital and several others. Collin later wrote a blog post to share the pitch deck she used to raise venture (and it's not the first time she's opened up Front's books a little bit to help other entrepreneurs). With her permission, we're republishing the pitch deck to show how...
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Ford Aims to Revive a Detroit Train Station, and Itself

The New York Times - 17 Jun 2018 06:01
Ford Aims to Revive a DetroitBy renovating a symbol of the city's decline, the company hopes to create a magnet for the talent needed to prevail in the next automotive era.
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CEO's Sudden Exit CanA look at what happened at Athenahealth, Apple, Wynn Resorts, and CSX.
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(Reuters) - Broadcom Inc said it had laid off about 1,100 employees across its businesses to cut costs after its merger with Brocade Communications Systems.
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Relief may be in reach for bankers fed up with SARs

American Banker - 12 Jun 2018 23:08
Legislation with bipartisan support would raise the threshold for reporting suspicious activity, a goal banks have long sought.
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Postcrisis rules have created new challenges for Trump-appointed regulators as they look at recalibrating the financial rule book, but the vast majority of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act isn't going... anywhere, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said Monday
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Infographic: Design ThinkingDesigners are increasingly being offered seats in the boardroom, helping brands tell compelling stories and reshaping their business models. Meanwhile, more and more companies are applying formal... design processes to nondesign initiatives and practices, including marketing, and CMOs are seeking out creative professionals for collaboration. Martha Cotton, group design director at Accenture Interactive's Fjord Design,...
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