Troy Warren

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NATIONAL COOKIE DAY

NATIONAL COOKIE DAY

Troy Warren for CNT #Celebrations   NATIONAL COOKIE DAY National Cookie Day on December 4th serves up a sweet treat. Bakers across the country warm up the ovens for holiday baking, and we enjoy giving tins of cookies to friends and family all season long.  We can thank the Dutch for more than windmills and tulips. The English word “cookie” is derived from the Dutch word koekie, meaning “little cake.” Hard cookie-like wafers have existed for as long as baking has been documented. Not surprisingly, they traveled well, too. However, they were usually not sweet enough to be considered cookies by modern-day…
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US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November

US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #Business America’s employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding a still-solid 210,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding 210,000 jobs, the lowest monthly gain in nearly a year. But Friday’s report from the Labor Department also showed that the nation's unemployment rate tumbled from 4.6% to 4.2% evidence that many more people reported that they had a job. That is a historically low jobless rate though still above the pre-pandemic level of 3.5%. Overall,…
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We Welcome a 2022 Kia Carnival Minivan for a Long-Term Test

We Welcome a 2022 Kia Carnival Minivan for a Long-Term Test

BY JOEY CAPPARELLA | CarAndDriver.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Cars The redesigned and renamed Carnival joins a Toyota Sienna as the second minivan in our test fleet, and we're happy about it. Introduction Although Kia is pitching the new 2022 Carnival as an "MPV" (multipurpose vehicle), we see it for what it really is: a minivan. And that's no bad thing in our eyes. Quite the opposite, as we unabashedly love vans, with their emphasis on practicality above all and the impressive engineering typical to this segment. A 2022 Kia Carnival SX Prestige joined our cadre of 40,000-mile test vehicles alongside a 2021 Toyota…
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‘Hawkeye’ Sets Up Return of Fan-Favorite Netflix Villain

‘Hawkeye’ Sets Up Return of Fan-Favorite Netflix Villain

BY RICHARD NEWBY | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Entertainment The story of Maya Lopez sets the stage for the revelation of an "Uncle" who will be a familiar face to Marvel fans. Hawkeye is a ghost story. It is about the choices individuals make when moving through the world, what they see and hear, what they choose to ignore, and what spirits they unleash by doing so. Hawkeye is a ghost story, one that hinges on the past, present and future, Dickensian by way of Marvel. This, in turn, makes it the perfect tale for Christmastime. Clint Barton’s (Jeremy Renner) war against organized…
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Amazon Studios’ Elaine Paul to Join Lyft as CFO

Amazon Studios’ Elaine Paul to Join Lyft as CFO

BY J. CLARA CHAN | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Business The incoming executive is currently the chief financial officer and vp finance at Amazon Studios. Elaine Paul, the chief financial officer and vp finance at Amazon Studios, will join Lyftnext year as the ride-sharing company’s next CFO. Paul will replace Brian Roberts, who is stepping down after seven years as Lyft’s CFO. Roberts will remain with Lyft as an adviser through June 2022 after Paul begins as CFO on Jan. 3. “Lyft has an inspiring mission, a clear vision, and incredible growth opportunities,” Paul said Thursday in a statement. “I’m thrilled to join…
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NBCU Reality Show Streamer Hayu Launches in India

NBCU Reality Show Streamer Hayu Launches in India

BY GEORG SZALAI | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Digital The subscription video-on-demand service is now available in 28 territories. NBCUniversal’s reality show streaming service Hayu has launched in India. The Comcast entertainment unit said Thursday that the subscription video-on-demand service was now available in 28 territories. The direct-to-consumer service is available in India “on a full array of devices — mobile, tablet, laptop, connected TVs and selected consoles,” it said. “Targeting the broad base of viewers who are fans of the reality genre, Hayu offers over 8,000 episodes of top reality TV content, including all seasons of Keeping Up With the…
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Omicron coronavirus variant found in multiple US states

Omicron coronavirus variant found in multiple US states

By MICHELLE L. PRICE and BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #COVID-19 The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been discovered in at least five states, showing yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe with speed and ease NEW YORK (AP) — The omicron variant of COVID-19, which had been undetected in the U.S. before the middle of this week, had been discovered in at least five states by the end of Thursday, showing yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe with speed and ease. Just a day after the first…
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The surprising truth about MSG

The surprising truth about MSG

By Avery Newmark, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Troy Warren for CNT #Health MSG: You’re probably familiar with it as the “bad-for-you” ingredient in Chinese and processed foods, of which many brands proudly claim to be free. What you might not know is that MSG’s bad rap is undeserved. The ingredient has been used to flavor foods for more than 100 years, according to the FDA, and there were no problems with its use until 1968, when a doctor’s letter to the New England Journal of Medicine reported of heart palpitations and numbness in the neck, back and arms after eating Chinese food. “Although the author…
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