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An Ohio restaurant owner hires former criminals on purpose — and he says it makes his popular business better

Joe Deloss owns Hot Chicken Takeover and hires employees with criminal records. NBC Today The owner of Hot Chicken Takeover credits his company’s success on the ‘alternative resumes’ of his employees. 70% of employees have criminal records. The company wants to give an opportunity to those with criminal records to prove themselves.  At Hot Chicken Takeover, a popular fried chicken ...

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Sarah Michelle Gellar says she doubts there will ever be a 'Buffy' reunion show

Then: a butt-kicking teenage action hero. Now: A dinner-slaying entrepreneur and mom. WB Television / AP INSIDER interviewed Sarah Michelle Gellar following an event with Capital One. When we asked if there would ever be a Buffy reunion, Gellar said, “I don’t know if that would work.”  Why? “Buffy is about the horrors of adolescence,” and she doesn’t think that would ...

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ISIS might have lost its caliphate, but Britain says it's more worried than ever about ISIS-inspired attacks

A fire officer works at the scene after an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Britain’s domestic intelligence service MI5 says the terror threat in the UK is higher than ever before. It is unclear whether the fall of Raqqa, ISIS’s de facto capital in Syria, will lead to an increase in attacks in the ...

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The University of Texas spent $7 million remodeling their football locker room and the results are jaw-dropping

Texas LonghornsThe key to winning in college football is a good coach and top-notch recruiting. Texas thinks they have the former in new coach Tom Herman, and he has a leg up on the latter thanks to a new locker room. The University of Texas recently spent $10 million renovating their athletic center and $7 million of that went to the ...

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Chris Wallace says he doesn't like Fox News commentators parroting Trump's attacks on the press

Fox News host Chris Wallace is not a fan of Trump-inspired media attacks on his network Joe Raedle/Getty Images Chris Wallace says attacks on the media by Fox opinion hosts reflect badly on his work. Wallace says the Trump administration has presented him with challenges he’s never seen before. President Donald Trump has refrained from doing interview with Wallace and ...

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These are the countries on Earth with the most junk in space

An illustration of Europe’s ATV spacecraft breaking apart and burning up as it reenters Earth’s atmosphere. ESA/D. Ducros More than 4,600 satellites orbit Earth, along with more than 14,000 old rocket parts and pieces of space junk. The US is responsible for the most debris in space, followed by Russia and China. Experts worry that not cleaning up space debris ...

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A couple's before-and-after photos expose the reality behind their 'perfect' travel pictures on Instagram

The original photo (left) was edited using Lightroom, then shared on Instagram (right). doyoutravelpresets/Instagram Travel bloggers Lauren Bullen and Jack Morris are the latest Instagram stars to expose the reality behind their “perfect” lives. Bullen and Morris have shared the unedited versions of their travel photos with their millions of followers online. In an interview with the Daily Mail, the ...

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The president of Goldman Sachs was afraid to make big decisions until he had a one-minute conversation with CEO Lloyd Blankfein

A conversation with CEO Lloyd Blankfein shook Harvey Schwartz, pictured, out of his “self-imposed inertia.” Goldman Sachs Harvey Schwartz is the president and co-COO of Goldman Sachs. When he first started managing hundreds of people, he was too nervous to make any decisions. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein told him it was OK to make a mistake — and Schwartz learned ...

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White House responds to Bush and Obama criticizing the state of the US: They weren't talking about Trump

Sarah Huckabee Sanders. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama weren’t criticizing Donald Trump in their Thursday comments. She was asked repeatedly about what the two presidents said. Both Bush and Obama made waves on Thursday after they lambasted the state of US politics. White House press secretary ...

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The US is the only developed country on a list of nations with the highest pollution-related deaths — here are the top 10

Toxic exposure led to about 9 million premature deaths in 2015, according to a new report.AP Photo/Altaf Qadri Pollution is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. The US is the only developed country in the top 10. It ranks at number eight. It is estimated that toxic exposure caused at least 9 million premature deaths in 2015. Environmental ...

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