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  • Employees File Religious Discrimination Complaint Against Company

    iStock/Thinkstock(BRILLION, Wis.) -- An Islamic advocacy group representing former Muslim employees at a Wisconsin equipment company filed a discrimination complaint against the firm Tuesday because employees can no longer take prayer breaks at times that are in accordance with their religion. A letter accompanying […]

  • U.S. Stocks Have Second Positive Day in a Row, Thanks to Oil Gains

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks closed higher for the second day in a row Wednesday following a jump in oil prices on a crude inventories decline.The Dow soared 145.46 (+0.82 percent) to close at 17,851.51.The Nasdaq increased 33.84 (+0.70 percent) to finish at 4,894.89, while the S&P gained 14.48 […]

  • Rebel Group Threatens One of World's Largest Oil Supplies

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram militants in the north, a new, radical group of vigilantes has emerged from the southern swamplands threatening to wage war one of the world's largest oil supplies.The group calls itself the "Niger Delta Avengers" and it has claimed […]

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  • Gunshots at T.I. Concert in NYC; One Dead

    Grand Hustle/Atlantic(NEW YORK) -- A T.I. concert in New York City got violent on Wednesday night. Four people were shot at the Manhattan venue Irving Plaza, the site of the concert, at 10:15 p.m. local time. T.I. was not performing at the time of the shooting. One male victim was pronounced dead at Beth Israel […]

  • Gillian Anderson Tweets: "It's Bond. Jane Bond."

    Frank Ockenfels/FOX(NEW YORK) -- X-Files star Gillian Anderson sent fans into a tizzy, after she retweeted a poster of her standing in the rifled barrel backdrop made famous at the start of every James Bond film. "It's Bond. Jane Bond," she captioned the post, which was retweeted nearly 13 […]

  • Laverne Cox on North Carolina Bathroom Legislation: "The Public's Not Falling for It"

    Eric Charbonneau/Netflix(NEW YORK) -- Laverne Cox, the groundbreaking transgender star of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, gets emotional when discussing the controversy swirling around North Carolina these days. In the wake of bathroom legislation that critics have deemed anti-LGBT, recordings artists […]