plusphoto/amanaimagesRF/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A wealthy Finn is fed up with his country after being slapped with a speeding ticket that topped a hundred thousand dollars.

According to the local publication Italehti, Finland’s speeding fines are linked to the wealth of the offender, and thanks to businessman Reima Kuisla’s 2013 salary of over four million bucks, his ticket for doing 64 miles an hour in a 50 mile per hour zone will cost him 54,000 Euros, or the equivalent of more than 58,600 U.S. dollars.

Kuisla took to Facebook to complain about the fine, saying, “I would have thought ten years ago that I should seriously consider moving abroad. Finland is an impossible country…for certain kinds of people with large incomes…”

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s college graduation season and this year’s crop of diploma-earners can expect a robust job market for their skills and services, according to a new CareerBuilder survey of 2,175 hiring managers and human resource professionals.

With the economy having emerged from the Great Recession, two-thirds of employers plan to hire college grads, up from 57 percent in 2014.

As for which degrees can expect the best reception, business was named their top choice by 38 percent of employers.

Here are the rest:

  • Computer and Information Sciences — 27 percent
  • Engineering — 18 percent
  • Math and Statistics — 14 percent
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences — 14 percent
  • Communications Technologies — 12 percent
  • Engineering Technologies — 12 percent
  • Communication and Journalism — 10 percent
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities — 9 percent
  • Science Technologies — 8 percent
  • Education — 7 percent

Meanwhile, a third of employers say the college grads they gives jobs to can expect starting salaries that are higher than were offered last year with only one in 10 cutting pay. The rest will offer no change in salaries from 2014.

Expected starting salaries for recent graduates break down as follows:

  • Under $30,000 — 26 percent
  • $30,000 to less than $40,000 — 28 percent
  • $40,000 to less than $50,000 — 20 percent
  • $50,000 and higher — 26 percent

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Abigail Hunter(KATHMANDU, Nepal ) — The U.S. government is offering help to Nepal following Saturday’s massive 7.8 earthquake that killed at least 3,600 people, including three Americans. Powerful aftershocks have continued non-stop since the temblor struck, terrifying survivors as thousands are forced to sleep out in the open.

Along with an initial $1 million to help with quake relief, U.S. specialized disaster response teams are being dispatched to Nepal to help in the search for survivors.

A team from USAID will also determine how much long-term help the U.S. can provide.

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The quake near the capital of Kathmandu occurred just before noon local time Saturday, toppling temples and triggering an avalanche on Mt. Everest that killed at least 18 climbers and guides and injured many others.

Seattle-based Madison Mountaineering said on its website that Marisa Eve Girawong was a camp medic who was killed when the avalanche hit her base camp. Google executive Dan Fredinburg was also killed in the avalanche. He was also on Mt. Everest last year in April when another big avalanche hit.

Abigail Hunter, an American traveling in the Nepalese city of Bhaktapur, witnessed people pulling victims out of buildings and using motorbikes and small trucks as makeshift ambulances.

She said the earthquake reduced many of the temples to rubble, adding that she saw “lots of people praying to the actual temples” as aftershocks hit the city.

Hunter said she watched as families ran to their homes to see if anyone was still inside.

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Abigail Hunter(KATHMANDU, Nepal ) — The U.S. government is offering help to Nepal following Saturday’s massive 7.8 earthquake that killed at least 3,300 people, including three Americans. Powerful aftershocks have continued non-stop since the temblor struck, terrifying survivors as thousands are forced to sleep out in the open.

Along with an initial $1 million to help with quake relief, U.S. specialized disaster response teams are being dispatched to Nepal to help in the search for survivors.

A team from USAID will also determine how much long-term help the U.S. can provide.

[CLICK HERE TO VIEW A SLIDESHOW OF THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE EARTHQUAKE IN NEPAL]

The quake near the capital of Kathmandu occurred just before noon local time Saturday, toppling temples and triggering an avalanche on Mt. Everest that killed at least 18 climbers and guides and injured many others.

Seattle-based Madison Mountaineering said on its website that Marisa Eve Girawong was a camp medic who was killed when the avalanche hit her base camp. Google executive Dan Fredinburg was also killed in the avalanche. He was also on Mt. Everest last year in April when another big avalanche hit.

Abigail Hunter, an American traveling in the Nepalese city of Bhaktapur, witnessed people pulling victims out of buildings and using motorbikes and small trucks as makeshift ambulances.

She said the earthquake reduced many of the temples to rubble, adding that she saw “lots of people praying to the actual temples” as aftershocks hit the city.

Hunter said she watched as families ran to their homes to see if anyone was still inside.

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Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA Playoffs First Round: Cleveland Cavaliers 101 – Boston Celtics 93 (Cavaliers series win series 4-0)

MLB: Chicago White Sox 3 (7-9) – Kansas City Royals 2 (12-5) – Game 1

Detroit Tigers 8 (13-6) – Cleveland Indians 6 (6-11)

Chicago Cubs 5 (10-7) – Cincinnati Reds 2 (8-10)

Miami Marlins 6 (8-11) – Washington Nationals 2 (7-12)

Tampa Bay Rays 5 (11-8) – Toronto Blue Jays 1 (9-10)

Baltimore Orioles 18 (9-10) – Boston Red Sox 7 (10-9)

Philadelphia Phillies 5 (7-12) – Atlanta Braves 4 (9-9)

Milwaukee Brewers 6 (4-15) – St. Louis Cardinals 3 (12-5)

San Francisco Giants – Colorado Rockies – Postponed

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Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(DEARBORN, Mich.) — The Ford Motor Company issued a safety recall on Friday for 390,000 cars over concerns that car doors may swing open.

The recall affects model year 2012-2014 Ford Fiesta vehicles, and model year 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles, which were built in Mexico.

The automaker said in a release the broken door latch in the affected vehicles may cause the door open while driving.

Ford said it was aware of two allegations of soreness resulting from an unlatched door bouncing back when the customer attempted to close it, and one accident allegation when a door swung open and struck an adjacent vehicle as the driver was pulling into a parking space.

There are affected 390,000 vehicles in North America including 336,873 in the United States, 30,198 in Canada and 22,514 in Mexico.

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Alex_Schmidt/iStock/Thinkstock(LOVELAND, Colo.) — A woman in Colorado called 911 from her own trunk after she says she was locked inside it by a stranger, police said.

“911 What’s the address of your emergency?” the dispatcher said.

“I don’t know,” she replied. “I’m locked in a trunk.”

The unidentified woman told police that someone kidnapped her from the Thompson Valley Towne Center parking lot in Loveland Thursday and then he locked her in the trunk of her car, Loveland police said.

“I went to get some dinner … and someone came up to me and he had a gun,” she told the dispatcher.

She said that she was forced to drive her attacker from the shopping center to Estes Park, more than 30 miles away, where he locked her in the trunk.

“He got out and you’re not moving now?” the dispatcher asked.

“No,” she said. “Is there anything I can do to get out?”

A team of 16 from Estes Park Police and Larimer County Sheriff’s Office searched the area and ultimately discovered the car with the keys nearby, police said. The woman wasn’t injured.

Officers couldn’t locate a suspect, according to the Loveland police.

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Onzeg/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — As many states move to adopt laws banning texting while driving, a new study found teens in states without bans texted much more while driving than teens in states with bans.

Within the states themselves, the rates of teen texting while driving decreased from 43 percent to 30 percent in a two year period after laws were implemented, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

The study used data from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Surveys of 2011 and 2013, a nationwide survey of teen risky behaviors performed by the CDC.

Researchers specifically focused on the 14 states with new texting while driving bans.

Even though the drop in teen texting while driving in states with bans was very significant, about one-third of teens in those states still reported texting while driving.

Researchers also found that experienced teen drivers — those more than one year older than the legal driving age limit — were almost five times more likely to text while driving than less experienced teen drivers.

Teen drivers represent the largest proportion of distracted drivers, with cellphone texting frequently being a major distracter, according to the study.

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — Bruce Jenner sat down for a far-ranging two-hour interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer that aired Friday on ABC’s 20/20.

Here are the 12 biggest moments from that interview:

1. Bruce Jenner: ‘I’m a Woman’

“For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman,” Jenner said. “People look at me differently. They see you as this macho male, but my heart and my soul and everything that I do in life — it is part of me.”

2. Bruce Jenner Say This is Not a Publicity Stunt

“We’re going to make a difference in the world with what we’re doing, and if the whole Kardashian show gave me a foothold into that world, to be able to go out there and do something good, I got not problem with that,” Jenner said.

3. Bruce Jenner Remembers First Time He Wore a Dress

“I marked the closet so when I put it back I could put it all back, everything back in the exact same spot so I wouldn’t get caught,” Jenner said. “And, at the time, I didn’t know why I was doing it besides it just made me feel good.”

4. Who Was the First Person Jenner Told?

“I said ‘these are my issues. This is what I deal with.’ And they think I do a little cross dressing, I do a little of this, a little of that, you know, ‘it’s going to be fine, we’ll work all this stuff out,’” Jenner said.

5. Bruce Jenner: ‘I’m Not Gay’

“No, I’m not gay. I am not gay, I am, as far as I know, heterosexual,” Jenner said.

6. Bruce Jenner Took Female Hormones in the 1980s

“I did it almost five years,” Jenner said.

7. Bruce Jenner: ‘I Had The Story’

“I had the story,” he continued. “We had done 425 episodes I think, over almost eight years, and the entire run I kept thinking to myself, ‘oh my god, this whole thing.’ The one real true story in the family was the one I was hiding and nobody knew about it.”

8. Bruce Jenner Was Terrified To Tell His Kids

“Those are the ones I’m concerned with and the only ones I don’t—I can’t allow, I can’t let myself hurt them,” Jenner said.

9. Brandon Jenner ‘More Proud Than Ever’ of His Father

“I saw a sense of bravery that is, for all your previous accomplishments, I think far exceeds all of them,” Brandon Jenner told his father during an exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer. “I’m just honored and more proud than ever to be a part of the family.”

10. Bruce Jenner: Kim Kardashian ‘Caught Me One Time’ in a Dress

“Kim caught me one time, walked in,” Bruce Jenner said. “She kind of walked out and jumped in the car and went for a ride, and I tried to call her and said, ‘hey, are you OK?’ … it was like this big secret in the family and we never talked about it again.”

11. Bruce Jenner on Kanye West’s Reaction

“Kim told me a story,” Jenner said. “She goes, ‘you know what really turned me around on thinking about this?’ I said, ‘what?’ She goes, ‘Kanye.’ I went, ‘oh, OK.’ … they were talking about it, and he says to Kim, ‘Look, I can be married to the most beautiful woman in the world, and I am. I can have the most beautiful little daughter in the world, I have that. But I’m nothing if I can’t be me.’”

12. Bruce Jenner’s Plan for Becoming ‘Her’

Jenner talks about what’s next for him in his process.

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Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic(KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Google executive Daniel Fredinburg was among at least 17 people killed Saturday in an avalanche on Mt. Everest that was triggered by a massive earthquake near the Nepal capital of Kathmandu.

Google’s Director of Privacy Lawrence You wrote in a statement: “Sadly, we lost one of our own in this tragedy. +Dan Fredinburg a long-time member of the Privacy organization in Mountain View, was in Nepal with three other Googlers, hiking Mount Everest. He has passed away. The other three Googlers with him are safe and we are working to get them home quickly… Our thoughts are with the people of Nepal, and with Dan’s family and friends during this terrible time.”

The climbing group Jagged Globe wrote on its website, “It is with the greatest sorrow that we report the death of one of our Everest team members, Daniel Fredinburg… Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dan’s family and friends whilst we pray too for all those who have lost their lives in one of the greatest tragedies ever to hit this Himalayan nation.”

Fredinburg worked at Google for eight years, and according to his LinkedIn page, he described his roles as: Head of Privacy for Google[x], Manage Product Management team for Google’s Privacy team and Lead Google Adventure Team.

Fredinburg previously dated One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush, and according to the Hollywood Reporter, the two broke up in August 2014.

Bush posted on Instagram Saturday, “Today I find myself attempting to pick up the pieces of my heart that have broken into such tiny shards, I’ll likely never find them all. Today I, and so many of my loved ones, lost an incredible friend. Dan Fredinburg was one-of-a-kind. Fearless. Funny. A dancing robot who liked to ride dinosaurs and chase the sun and envision a better future for the world. His brain knew how to build it. His heart was constantly evolving to push himself to make it so. He was one of my favorite human beings on Earth. He was one of the great loves of my life. He was one of my truest friends… I’m devastated and simultaneously so deeply grateful to have known and loved him, and to have counted him as one of my tribe. I was so looking forward to our planned download of “all the things” when he got home. I am crushed that I will never hear that story. I am crushed knowing that there are over 1,000 people in Nepal suffering this exact feeling, knowing that they too will never hear another tale
about an adventure lived from someone that they love… His energy is so big and so bright, and it’s all around us, so put some love toward him today. And then hug your loved ones again.”

Fredinburg’s sister Megan wrote on his Instagram that the Google executive “suffered from a major head injury and didn’t make it.”

“We appreciate all of the love that has been sent our way thus far and know his soul and his spirit will live on in so many of us,” she wrote. “All our love and thanks to those who shared this life with our favorite hilarious strong willed man. He was and is everything to us. Thank you.”

On Friday, Fredinburg posted an update from Mt. Everest on Instagram, writing, “Day 22: Ice training with @micbattelli means frequent stops for morning cappuccino, regardless of danger.”

Fredinburg was also apparently on Mt. Everest last year in April, when another big avalanche hit. In April 2014, Bush tweeted:

For all concerned, @danfredinburg & team are safe at Camp 1 on #Everest after the avalanche. Please keep the Sherpas in your prayers. 💙

— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) April 18, 2014

Saturday’s avalanche has killed at least 10 climbers and guides and injured many more. It was triggered by the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that hit about 50 miles northwest of Kathmandu just before noon local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. At least 1,457 people were killed, officials said.

According to the United Nations, nearly 5 million people have been impacted by the quake, which is believed to be the worst earthquake in Nepal in more than 80 years.

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