• I have a diagnosed panic disorder - here's the one thing that helps me manage my thoughts

    20 days ago - By Business Insider

    Two years ago I was diagnosed with a panic disorder.
    I've experimented with a range of coping mechanisms since then.
    Writing provides a great release when anxiety overcomes me.
    Finding a creative outlet to channel your anxiety towards can make a huge difference when dealing with it.
    If there's one thing I've learned about anxiety, it's how different each person's experience is with it. A coping technique that works for one person may not work for another. Someone might react well to a certain medicine while another person had to go off it.
    Although this is true, that doesn't change the...
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  • 35 years ago, the Beirut bombing took the lives of 220 US Marines, the worst single-day loss for the service since World War II's Iwo Jima

    35 years ago, the Beirut bombing took the lives of 220 US Marines, the worst single-day loss for the service since World War II's Iwo Jima

    20 days ago - By Chron

    U.S. Marine Corps photo by SOI-East Combat Camera Cpl. Andrew Kuppers/ Released
    Thirty-five years ago, two suicide bombers killed 241 American and 58 French military personnel, as well as six civilians, in Beirut, Lebanon. The incident marked the largest single-day loss for the US military since the Vietnam War's Tet Offensive.
    The horrific Oct. 23, 1983 attack on the multinational peacekeepers, an attack purportedly perpetrated by the Iranian-funded terrorist organization Hezbollah, was especially devastating for the US Marine Corps, which lost 220 service members. The Corps had not...
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  • Target offers two-day shipping with no minimums for holiday

    20 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Target will be offering two-day shipping with no minimum purchase this holiday, raising the stakes in the delivery wars during the busiest shopping season of the year.
    The offer, announced Tuesday, will start Nov. 1 and end Dec. 22. It's part of the retailer's move to bulk up its delivery services for customers as it competes with online leader Amazon.
    In March, the Minneapolis-based chain announced two-day shipping on hundreds of thousands of items for shoppers who spend $35 or more.
    In January 2017, Walmart began offering two-day shipping for online purchases over $35 on...
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  • Tariffs begin to take bite out of U.S. corporate earnings growth

    20 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. company earnings growth is slowing after a bumper start to the year, and the reality of an escalating trade war between two of the world's largest economies is starting to weigh on companies ranging from Caterpillar Inc to Ford Motor Co .
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  • This is how US Marines will take the fight to Russia in the Arctic

    This is how US Marines will take the fight to Russia in the Arctic

    20 days ago - By Business Insider

    About 90 Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit from Camp Lejeune carried out a mock air assault in Iceland last week as part of the initial phase of NATO's largest war games since the end of the Cold War.
    The NATO war games, called Trident Juncture 2018, will begin on Thursday in Norway and include more than 50,000 troops from 31 countries.
    According to NATO, the purpose of Trident Juncture is "to ensure that NATO forces are trained, able to operate together, and ready to respond to any threat from any direction."
    But the war games are also largely seen, by the East and West, as...
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