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$4.8 Million In Gold Bars Stolen In Elaborate Armored Truck Heist

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:46 GMT // 0 Comments

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into the night with 275 pounds of gold bars. The guards working for Transvalue Inc. of Miami reported pulling off to the side of the interstate about 6:30 […]

Armored truck robbed of millions in gold along N.C. interstate

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 00:49 GMT // 0 Comments

According to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to an armed robbery of more than $4 million in gold, just before 7 p.m. ET Sunday. The armored truck was paused after experiencing mechanical issues during a trip from Miami to Massachusetts. – Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office […]

Lenovo Being Investigated For Use Of Superfish Software

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 20:23 GMT // 0 Comments

BOSTON, March 2 (Reuters) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen’s office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd’s sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks.The Lenovo Group Ltd. logo is displayed in the company’s headquarters in Beijing, China, […]

More scrutiny comes to Aaron Schock travel expenses

by CNN // March 2, 2015 // Updated 18:08 GMT // 0 Comments

Recently released records from the House of Representatives show the fourth-term congressman’s office paid $10,802 in the last quarter of 2014 to pilot Keith Siilats for “commercial transportation”. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the congressman hired Siilats to fly him from Peoria to Chicago for a Bears-Vikings football game on Nov. 16. The paper says […]

Sources: Sen. Mikulski To Retire From Senate – The Washington Post

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 14:18 GMT // 0 Comments

www.washingtonpost.com: Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), who has served in Congress longer than any woman in history, will announce at a news conference Monday that she is retiring from the Senate after five terms in office, three sources familiar with her plans said.

Meet The 6 Coworkers Who Make Your Job A Living Hell

by The Huffington Post // March 1, 2015 // Updated 20:47 GMT // 0 Comments

Want to get along at the office? CollegeHumor’s “The Six Coworkers You’ll Have At Your Job” breaks down some of the types you’ll meet on your way to the top — if they don’t drive you crazy first.

Vatican’s Finance Czar Cardinal George Pell Defends Spending By His Office

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 16:03 GMT // 0 Comments

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis’ finance czar has defended the expenditures of his office following reports it had racked up a half-million euros ($575,000) in bills in the last six months. – The leaks were apparently aimed at discrediting Pell, who has ruffled feathers in entrenched Vatican bureaucracy.

At Aetna, a C.E.O.’s Management by Mantra

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 21:04 GMT // 0 Comments

On a recent wintry afternoon, Mark T. Bertolini, the 58-year-old chief executive of Aetna, the health insurer, was sitting in his Hartford office wearing a dark suit and a crisp, white, French-cuffed shirt.Mark Bertolini, chief executive officer of Aetna Inc., poses for a photograph following a Bloomberg Television interview on day three of the World […]

Rand Paul Slams Hillary Clinton, NSA Spying At Conservative Lovefest

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 19:29 GMT // 0 Comments

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was the guy that everyone wanted to hear speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and he didn’t disappoint. In a speech Friday, Paul hit on all the issues that make a young libertarian salivate. He vowed to repeal “every last bit” of the Affordable Care Act. […]

Google Unveils Plan for New Corporate Campus

by The New York Times // February 27, 2015 // Updated 19:24 GMT // 0 Comments

The campus plan, designed by Heatherwick Studio of London and the Bjarke Ingels Group of Denmark, is more than architectural eye candy. If built, it would completely overhaul the sleepy North Bayshore neighborhood that surrounds Google’s headquarters. It is, however, just a proposal, one of several that were submitted to Mountain View’s planning department as […]

12 ‘Office Optional’ Industries That You (Yes, You!) Might Be Qualified For

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 05:00 GMT // 0 Comments

Working a 9-to-5 desk job is not for everyone. Forget the humming of the air conditioner and the gray walls of a cubicle; some people just really don’t work best in an office environment. However, that doesn’t mean you aren’t suited for a fantastic job in a lucrative industry. According to NBC News, 80 percent […]

Put This Flowchart On Your Office Fridge And Your Food Will Never Be Stolen Again

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 18:33 GMT // 0 Comments

Now you have no excuses, office food thieves. It’s something that every workplace deals with: food theft. You put your delicious edibles in the office fridge, and when you come back to eat that sandwich/salad/pasta/etc. … GONE.

7 Ways To Become A Better Work Friend

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 13:11 GMT // 0 Comments

Happiness at work often lies within the company you keep. Whether you spend free moments catching up at the coffee pot or laughing at your latest viral video swap, it’s clear that connecting with friends at work makes a significant impact on how much you enjoy your job as a whole.Wavebreakmedia Ltd via Getty Images […]

We’re Starting To Lose Count Of All Those Rep. Aaron Schock Ethics Violation Claims

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 22:19 GMT // 0 Comments

The hubbub over Rep. Aaron Schock’s (R-Ill.) “Downton Abbey”-themed office was just the beginning. The six-year veteran of Congress is facing his third ethics complaint in less than a month over claims he spent both taxpayer and campaign money for private planes — a violation of House rules governing air travel. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., […]

Congressman faces expenses scrutiny, hires PR team

by CNN // February 25, 2015 // Updated 18:56 GMT // 0 Comments

His office has not responded to CNN’s inquiries about this report and others that have questioned his expenses and the reimbursements provided to him. With pressure mounting to respond to these allegations, Schock has hired William McGinley and Donald McGahn, partners at prominent Washington law firm Jones Day. McGahn is a former chairman of the […]

Imagine Being Able To See The Doctor And Get Medicine At Work

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 12:33 GMT // 0 Comments

One day at work, Cathy Boyes wasn’t feeling well. Thinking she had symptoms of the flu, the 54-year-old executive assistant went down four floors to the wellness center at her office. Less than 30 minutes later, Boyes was diagnosed with a bad cold and left the wellness center with some prescription medicine to help with […]

No Charges For LAPD Cops Who Shot Unarmed Man To Death On Live Television

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 02:28 GMT // 0 Comments

No charges will be filed against three Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot an unarmed, mentally ill man on live television following a high-speed chase, the city’s top prosecutor said. In a letter dated Jan. 29, first reported by The Associated Press, LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey says her office found “there is […]

Christie shoots for new political winds with pension proposal

by CNN // February 24, 2015 // Updated 15:23 GMT // 0 Comments

Christie’s proposal comes after deliberations between his administration and New Jersey’s largest teachers union, one of Christie’s most bitter rivals, which has signed on to the roadmap that will serve as the basis for Christie’s proposal. Christie’s office characterized the collaboration with the union as “groundbreaking,” but the New Jersey Education Association is being cautious, […]

Christie shoots for new political winds with pension proposal

by CNN // February 24, 2015 // Updated 15:23 GMT // 0 Comments

Christie’s proposal comes after deliberations between his administration and New Jersey’s largest teachers union, one of Christie’s most bitter rivals, which has signed on to the roadmap that will serve as the basis for Christie’s proposal. Christie’s office characterized the collaboration with the union as “groundbreaking,” but the New Jersey Education Association is being cautious, […]

Drones hover over Paris landmarks and U.S. Embassy overnight

by CNN // February 24, 2015 // Updated 10:46 GMT // 0 Comments

The unmanned aerial vehicles were spotted over the Eiffel Tower, the Bastille, Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides and the U.S. Embassy, according to Agnès Thibault-Lecuivre, a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor’s office. The drones were seen between midnight and 6 a.m. The French Aviation Police are searching for the operators of the drones.

Reuters Bureau Chief Is Found Dead in Pakistan

by The New York Times // February 23, 2015 // Updated 21:18 GMT // 0 Comments

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Pakistan and Afghanistan bureau chief for Reuters, Maria Golovnina, was found dead at her office in Islamabad on Monday, according to a statement by Reuters and Pakistani officials. Maria Golovnina on assignment for Reuters in Dalton-in-Furness in northern England in 2012. She became the news agency’s bureau chief for Afghanistan and […]

16 Charts That Perfectly Encapsulate The Oscars

by The Huffington Post // February 23, 2015 // Updated 15:27 GMT // 0 Comments

If you tuned into the 87th Academy Awards Sunday night, you know these 16 charts to be true. If you didn’t, well, the following 16 charts will help you navigate any next day office conversation:J.K. Simmons, with the award for best actor in a supporting role for ‘Whiplash’, Patricia Arquette, with the award for best […]

Reuters bureau chief dies in Pakistan

by CNN // February 23, 2015 // Updated 13:23 GMT // 0 Comments

Golovnina, 34, passed out at her office in the Pakistani capital, according to a statement from Reuters. Medical responders were unable to save her. – CNN’s Sophia Sultana Saifi in Islamabad, Pakistan, and Chieu Luu in Hong Kong contributed to this report.

Reuters bureau chief dies in Pakistan

by CNN // February 23, 2015 // Updated 13:23 GMT // 0 Comments

Golovnina, 34, passed out at her office in the Pakistani capital, according to a statement from Reuters. Medical responders were unable to save her. – CNN’s Sophia Sultana Saifi in Islamabad, Pakistan, and Chieu Luu in Hong Kong contributed to this report.

‘Fifty Shades’ Has Massive Drop In Weekend Two

by The Huffington Post // February 22, 2015 // Updated 18:28 GMT // 0 Comments

“Fifty Shades of Grey” didn’t relinquish control of the box office. Universal’s erotic drama starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan earned $23.2 million at No. 1 in its second weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. Despite the victory, “Fifty Shades of Grey” plummeted a steep 75 percent from its record-breaking $93 […]

Oregon has new governor after scandal spurred predecessor’s resignation

by CNN // February 18, 2015 // Updated 20:09 GMT // 0 Comments

Her swearing-in at the capital in Salem caps a scandal that ended former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s time in office. – CNN’s Alexandra Jaffe, Jeremy Diamond and Rebekah Metzler contributed to this report.

Swiss Prosecutors Search Offices of HSBC Unit

by The New York Times // February 18, 2015 // Updated 11:44 GMT // 0 Comments

The Geneva prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday that it had opened a criminal inquiry into possible aggravated money laundering against HSBC Private Bank (Suisse), but it did not provide additional details. Depending on the results of the inquiry, the process is likely to extend to individuals who would be suspected of committing […]

What 2016 presidential candidates can’t avoid

by CNN // February 16, 2015 // Updated 21:53 GMT // 0 Comments

History has a cruel sense of humor. Just watch President Barack Obama struggle with a war in Iraq and Syria during his final years in office; watch him discuss what kind of U.S. military he will hand over to the next president, and think back to the campaign promises that put him in office, a […]

New York Times’ columnist David Carr died of lung cancer, autopsy shows

by CNN // February 15, 2015 // Updated 11:10 GMT // 0 Comments

“The manner of death is natural,” Julie Bolcer, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner, said Saturday. Carr, 58, died Thursday after he collapsed at The Times office in Manhattan. Shortly before his death, he had moderated a discussion about the film “Citizenfour.” – CNN’s Renee Wunderlich contributed to this report.

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