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Ellen Pao talks discrimination in the workplace, offers advice

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In our ongoing series, Issues That Matter, “CBS This Morning” is taking a closer look at gender discrimination in the workplace.     Tech investor Ellen Pao made headlines during her 2015 gender discrimination trial against the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao claimed in …

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Should flood-prone homes be rebuilt?

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Victims of the recent, massive storms in Texas and Florida face tough decisions about whether to rebuild. The Natural Resources Defense Council reports there are more than 30,000 properties in the U.S. that experience repeated flooding. Texas and Florida rank among the most affected states. FEMA says the National Flood …

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NATO: Russia exercise resembles "preparation for a big war"

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NEAR ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — A NATO military leader has raised new concern about Russia’s massive military exercise underway on the very borders of Eastern Europe. The head of NATO’s military committee says the war games could be seen as “a serious preparation for a big war,” despite Russian assurances …

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Financial expert: "Assume you are breached"

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Equifax is already facing more than 30 lawsuits over one of the largest cyberattacks in history. The credit reporting company disclosed last Thursday that hackers stole the personal information of about 143 million Americans. That includes Social Security numbers, addresses and credit card data.   So what can hackers do …

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Mayor says Naples "dodged" Irma storm surge predictions

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Hurricane Irma reached Naples with a terrifying force. The Naples Municipal Airport recorded a wind gust of 142 mph – the highest reported in Florida.  Naples Mayor Bill Barnett, who was also the city’s mayor during Hurricanes Charley and Wilma in 2004 and 2005, said the city “took a real …

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FEMA says money won't "get in the way of saving lives"

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With Hurricane Irma barreling towards the U.S. and its territories, right on the heels of Hurricane Harvey, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administrator Brock Long says his agency is prepared. CBS News “My confidence is high,” Long told “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday. “Despite everything that’s going on, this is …

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