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New York will soon trail Florida in population, becoming the fourth most populous state. Upstate New York has been shedding residents even as the city continues to grow.

There is a private equity firm that buys ‘sporting ranches’, conserves and improves on the properties and eventually looks to sell them. One of the firm’s major backers is T. Boone Pickens.

The biggest billionaire gainer in the U.S. this year was casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, followed by Facebook king Mark Zuckerberg.

A South Korean company wants consumers to use a messaging app to communicate with their appliances.

About 1.3 million Americans are set to lose emergency unemployment benefits Saturday.

A group of UFO investigators has developed an app that tracks disturbances in Earth’s magnetic field, as a way to detect the presence of UFOs. The group is crowdfunding on Indiegogo.

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