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David Droga Still Has Faith in Online Advertising Dorga

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What is Blockchain technology and how it works?

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How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?

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How you can trade like a pro?

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What is mining and what are miners doing?

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Why was Cryptocurrency created?

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Is Cryptocurrency Real Money?

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The 20 home and kitchen appliance deals of Black Friday 2018 worth buying

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.When it comes to sous vide devices, the Joule from ChefSteps stands out among the rest of the pack. Amazon Winter and the holiday season are just about here,…

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Cards Against Humanity is selling a car, a Fiji vacation and a Picasso lithograph for less than $100 for Black Friday

This Black Friday, you can become the owner of a portable sauna or a 2015 red Ford Fiesta for less than $100, thanks to Cards Against Humanity. The makers of the popular card game, in their latest Black Friday stunt, are holding a “99% off” sale on a host of expensive items. Seemingly modeled after…

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3 more cases of E. coli illness from romaine lettuce confirmed in Canada

Three more Canadian cases have been confirmed in the current E. coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce, the Public Health Agency of Canada said on Friday.That brings the total number of people who have fallen ill in this country to 22, including four cases in Ontario, 17 in Quebec and one in New Brunswick. The agency said…

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Planned Chicago store closures by Target spark protest

Protesters angry at Target’s decision to close two stores in the south side of Chicago demonstrated at one of the stores on Black Friday, responding to a call by Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill, to peacefully protest the company’s planned closures of the two stores.Target said it plans to close the stores in Chicago’s south side in…

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United Tech Breakup on the Table After Wrapping $23 Billion Deal

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In Oil’s Huge Drop, All Signs Say Made in the USA

The downward spiral in oil prices is accelerating as a surge in crude production from a turbocharged U.S. petroleum industry runs into weaker global economic growth. Crude prices slid 7.7% Friday, their largest one-day drop since July 2015, and are now down by nearly a third since the start of October. The U.S. benchmark, West…

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How to get a one-year Hulu subscription for only $12 on Black Friday

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Hulu Black Friday 2018 is here, and one of the best deals we’ve seen is a year-long Hulu Limited Commercials subscription for $0.99 a month, or $12 for…

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Cookers Are the New Giant TVs This Black Friday

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Nvidia: Is It A Bargain Yet?

On November 15, 2018, SA News Editor Brandy Betz reported the following news on Nvidia Corporation (NVDA). Nvidia -17% on downside guide as crypto boom ends. This earnings report was quite a shock to investors and as a result, many ran for the exits. We at Friedrich Global Research love when this happens, as we…

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25 Best ‘Black Friday’ 2018 Ad Deals: Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, Target And Walmart

This post was created by the Contributor in partnership with BestBlackFriday.com, which specializes in holiday season sales. The deals highlighted within this post were independently selected. Only BestBlackFriday.com will receive compensation from them. Black Friday 2018 is here. Sales are live and running red hot at Amazon, at Best Buy, at Kohl’s, at Target, at…

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Markets Right Now: US stocks end lower as oil plunges

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): ____ 1:00 p.m. Stocks are closing lower in a shortened session Friday as energy stocks fall along with the price of oil. The S&P 500 closed in what’s known on Wall Street as a correction — 10 percent below its most…

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4 killed in brazen attack at Chinese consulate in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Armed separatists stormed the Chinese Consulate in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Friday, triggering an intense hour-long shootout during which two Pakistani civilians, two police officers and all three assailants were killed, including one who was wearing a suicide vest, Pakistani officials said. The brazen assault, claimed by a…

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Named for Roman god of war, Mars isn’t very kind to visitors

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars has a nasty habit of living up to its mythological name and besting Earth when it comes to accepting visitors. NASA’s InSight is the latest spacecraft to come calling, with every intent of landing and digging deeper into the planet than anything that’s come before. The lander arrives at…

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Tijuana mayor declares “humanitarian crisis” over migrants

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived. Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum said that the Mexican federal government has provided little assistance…

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Associate of Roger Stone in plea talks with Mueller

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A conservative writer and associate of Trump confidant Roger Stone said Friday that he is in plea talks with special counsel Robert Mueller’s team. Jerome Corsi told The Associated Press he has been negotiating a potential plea but declined to comment further. He said on a YouTube show last week…

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Black Friday shoppers ditch their computers, flock to stores

1 of 15 People line up to pay for their purchases as they shop during an early Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Overland Park, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) NEW YORK (AP) — It would have been easier to turn on their computers over plates…

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Impeach the president? House Democrats saying not so fast

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whatever happened to trying to impeach President Donald Trump? As House Democrats begin laying out the vision for their new majority, that item is noticeably missing from the to-do list and firmly on the margins. The agenda for now includes spending on public works projects, lowering health care costs and increasing oversight…

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Brexit deal almost done, but Spain holds out over Gibraltar

LONDON (AP) — Spain pushed Friday for a cast-iron guarantee of its say over the future of Gibraltar as a condition for backing a divorce agreement between Britain and European Union, as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May battled to win approval for the deal from skeptical politicians and a Brexit-weary populace. Spain’s leader warned he…

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American on deadly trip to Indian island: ‘God sheltered me’

NEW DELHI (AP) — The young American, paddling his kayak toward a remote Indian island whose people have resisted the outside world for thousands of years, believed God was helping him dodge the authorities. “God sheltered me and camouflaged me against the coast guard and the navy,” John Allen Chau wrote before he was killed…

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1 person dead, 2 others hurt after Alabama mall shooting

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Police responding to a fight inside an Alabama shopping mall shot and killed a man who had brandished a weapon, authorities said Friday. Two other people were injured, including a 12-year-old girl. The Hoover Police Department said in a statement that two men were engaged in a “physical altercation” at the…

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Couple Finds $1.8 Million Lottery Ticket While Cleaning House Before Thanksgiving

It might be too late for readers who are already stuffing their faces with turkey. But for those who are still tidying up the house in anticipation of Thanksgiving dinner guests, take note: Don’t throw out old lottery tickets without checking the numbers first. A couple from Mandeville, La., was sprucing up the house earlier…

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Oh Christmas tree: Hurricane limits Panhandle tree farms

Heather Osbourne @heatheronwfdn Thursday Nov 22, 2018 at 2:48 PM Nov 22, 2018 at 2:48 PM CHIPLEY — Northwest Florida residents who hope to chop down their own tree this year might have to hurry to snag one before they’re gone because of Hurricane Michael and other factors.Even before the storm, only a handful of Christmas tree farms remained in the region. Whispering Pines Christmas…

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E. coli outbreak possibly linked to romaine lettuce in California, FDA official says

CDC warns of E. coli in romaine lettuceAfter 32 people across 11 states became sick in the latest outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control is urging consumers to throw out all romaine lettuce, including salad mixes containing the leafy green, and to sanitize all shelves and drawers where the lettuce may have been stored; Jonathan…

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USPS reportedly fixes website bug that exposed data of 60M users

USPS reportedly fixes a bug on its website just in time for the holidays.  Getty Images Just in time for the holiday shopping season, it appears the US Postal Service has fixed a security flaw that allowed all USPS.com account holders, some 60 million people, to see personal details of fellow users.Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs…

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Minneapolis firefighters deliver Thanksgiving meals

Image Gallery 2 PHOTOS Posted: Nov 22 2018 11:38AM CST Updated: Nov 22 2018 11:58AM CST MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – Members of the Minneapolis Fire Department and Hennepin EMS started off their Thanksgiving mornings by giving back.Responders packed their fire trucks and ambulances with holiday meals to deliver to families in need.”The residents of Minneapolis are kind of…

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Here’s what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey Tortilla Soup. Turkey Tortilla Soup. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Deb Lindsey Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Deb Lindsey Turkey Tortilla Soup. Turkey Tortilla Soup. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Deb Lindsey Pat yourself on the back. You’ve made it through Thanksgiving! Now if you didn’t freeze and/or…

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Long Island City Locals Have Other Ideas for Amazon’s HQ2 Site

When Sabina Omerhodzic looks at a sprawling white building near the waterfront in Long Island City in Queens, she sees far more than an outpost of bureaucracy for the city Department of Education. A physician and mother of three, she sees hope for a community center humming with schools, artist studios, sports facilities and job…

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Amazon Has Leaked Your Name And Email Address, Says Not To Worry [Opinion]

Amazon logoDon’t panic! That is the message coming out of Amazon after acknowledging that they accidentally leaked users’ names and email addresses as the result of a technical error. The Verge has more of what scant details there are.“Amazon has emailed users to tell them that a “technical error” made their names and email addresses…

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8-Year-Old Girl’s Lemonade Stand Raises Thousands to Buy Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need

Eight-year-old Alex Fischer loves having her mashed potatoes and gravy on Thanksgiving Day. So the Charlotte, North Carolina, girl set out to do all she could to make sure families in the city could enjoy a festive meal, too. In early October, the third grader set up a lemonade stand — also selling cookies and…

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Say Goodbye to Instant Pot, These Multi-Purpose Cookers Are The Best

Multi-purpose cookers are wonderful devices that not enough people take advantage of. What other kitchen appliance is able to cook rice, bake, saute, steam, sear, and more all in one package? You can literally just toss a bunch of ingredients into the pot and come back later to a fully cooked meal. Simply put, multi-purpose…

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Despite cold, balloons fly at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Frigid temperatures and blustery winds were no match for holiday cheer as giant character balloons took to the skies, and performers on floats and marching bands made their way through New York City’s streets on Thursday for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. SpongeBob, Charlie Brown, the Grinch and other big balloons were…

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Relatives, strangers offer hot meal, comfort to evacuees

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Hannah Crenshaw hosts a Thanksgiving dinner each year, cooking turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes — her favorite — for up to 15 guests at her home in Magalia. That’s not an option this year. Her house burned down in the wildfire that tore through the town of Paradise and surrounding communities,…

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UK’s May faces more criticism for post-Brexit ties text

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced wide-ranging criticism from skeptical lawmakers Thursday as she sought to portray a draft agreement on a post-Brexit relationship with the European Union as a “good deal for our country.” Addressing the House of Commons after the publication of a 26-page draft political declaration with the EU…

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UK’s May faces more criticism for post-Brexit ties text

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced wide-ranging criticism from skeptical lawmakers Thursday as she sought to portray a draft agreement on a post-Brexit relationship with the European Union as a “good deal for our country.” Addressing the House of Commons after the publication of a 26-page draft political declaration with the EU…

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Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump made a Thanksgiving Day threat to close the U.S. border with Mexico for an undisclosed period of time if his administration determines that its southern ally has lost “control” on its side. Trump also said he has given the thousands of active-duty troops he sent to the…

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Indian island police struggle to get body of American

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities were struggling Thursday to figure out how to recover the body of an American killed after wading ashore on an isolated island cut off from the modern world. John Allen Chau was killed last week by North Sentinel islanders who apparently shot him with arrows and then buried his…

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Nissan board fires Ghosn as chairman following arrest

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, curtailing the powerful executive’s nearly two decade long reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties. In an hours-long meeting, the company’s board of directors voted unanimously to dismiss Ghosn as chairman and as a representative director, Nissan said…

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IAEA calls on North Korea to re-admit nuclear inspectors

VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog has called on North Korea to allow inspectors back in to monitor its nuclear program. Speaking at a board meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency Thursday, Director General Yukiya Amano noted that Pyongyang had in September talked about denuclearization measures including the “permanent dismantlement…

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No holiday respite for Trump’s criticism of nation’s courts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts are engaging in an extraordinary public dispute over the independence of America’s judiciary, with Roberts bluntly rebuking the president for denouncing a judge who rejected Trump’s migrant asylum policy as an “Obama judge.” Trump, still seething over that Monday ruling, began his…

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Big test coming up for tiny satellites trailing Mars lander

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of tiny experimental satellites trailing NASA’s InSight spacecraft all the way to Mars face their biggest test yet. Their mission: Broadcast immediate news, good or bad, of InSight’s plunge through the Martian atmosphere on Monday. Named WALL-E and EVE after the main characters in the 2008 animated movie,…

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Over 6000 restaurants, stores in Mass. are told to stop serving romaine

More than 6,000 restaurants and grocery stores in Massachusetts were advised this week to stop serving or stocking romaine lettuce until further notice, in response to the recent E. coli outbreak linked to the greens, trade groups for the businesses said.Bob Luz, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, said the word went out…

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Dow erases 200-point gain as Apple falls

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed Wednesday’s session just below the flatline, erasing a 200-point jump, as shares of Apple failed to hold on to strong gains from earlier in the day. The 30-stock index ended the day down just 0.95 points at 24,464.69 as it lost steam heading into the close. At its high…

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McDonald’s manager filmed kicking out teens after man allegedly threatens them with a gun

A Minnesota McDonald’s is under fire for how its manager handled a serious situation. (iStock)A Minnesota McDonald’s is being investigated after a series of videos have gone viral on Twitter showing a manager at the fast-food restaurant kicking out a group of black teens after they were allegedly threatened by a man with a gun.On…

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Holiday travel season is everything airline investors want: Busy and smooth at airports

Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters Travelers go through O’Hare International Airport before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Chicago,  November 20, 2018.  When Sarah Guinn and her family walked into terminal three at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport on Wednesday morning, she was pleasantly surprised. “It is pretty calm,” said Guinn, who was flying to Denver for Thanksgiving. “We…

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Why Amazon Wants to Buy 22 Regional Sports Networks

ImageThe Seahawks playing the Green Bay Packers in Seattle on Nov. 15. It was one of the “Thursday Night Football” games that Amazon currently streams via its Prime service.CreditCreditOtto Greule Jr./Getty ImagesGet the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them.__________Amazon is reportedly interested in…

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Oil rebounds after prior session’s slide; glut worries persist

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices rose about $1 a barrel a barrel on Wednesday, bouncing from the lowest levels in months, after U.S. government data showed strong demand for refined fuel, but concerns remained over rising global crude supply. Oil pump jacks are seen next to a strawberry field in Oxnard, California February 24,…

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Want the best Black Friday deals? Head to a department store

Scott Olson | Getty Images More retailers will be using deep discounts to lure shoppers into stores this holiday season. It’s good news for consumers, but could mean bad news for businesses. Roughly 63 percent of merchandise at department stores such as Macy’s and Lord & Taylor will be discounted this year, up from 60…

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What higher interest rates may mean for companies in 2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert/File PhotoAs the Federal Reserve raises interest rates further and further away from crisis-era levels, investors remain worried about how companies and their stock prices might react.One big concern is whether rising rates will make it less attractive for companies to buy back their own stock, which traditionally…

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Amazon Reports User Data Snafu as Holiday Shopping Heats Up

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A risky natural gas bet gone awry leads to weepy YouTube confessional video

Source: YouTube Money manager James Cordier.  Volatile commodity markets often lead to colossal failures, as the founder of a Tampa, Florida-based options firm acknowledged in a bizarre, 10-minute YouTube confession in recent days. In the video, a money manager named James Cordier tells his 290 clients that he couldn’t navigate a “rogue wave” that hit…

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It’s a Twitter war: Doctors clash with NRA over gun deaths

The photos from doctors came quickly and in succession: blood-stained operating rooms, blood-covered scrubs and shoes, bullets piercing body parts and organs. The pictures on Twitter were an emotional response to a smackdown by the powerful gun industry lobby, which took issue with the American College of Physicians’ call late last month for tighter gun…

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Mars landing comes down to final 6 minutes of 6-month trip

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For NASA’s InSight spacecraft, it all comes down to the final six minutes of a six-month journey to Mars. The lander will enter the Martian atmosphere at supersonic speed, then hit the brakes to get to a soft, safe landing on the alien red plains. After micromanaging every step of…

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Coens stake their claim to the Western in ‘Buster Scruggs’

NEW YORK (AP) — No location is more central to the iconography of the Western than Monument Valley. Its majestic sandstone buttes, a revolving backdrop for John Ford, have been the setting for countless stagecoach chases and John Wayne passages. And thanks to the Coen brothers’ “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” this hallowed ground at…

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APNewsBreak: Roberts raps Trump for “Obama judge” comment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is pushing back against President Donald Trump for his description of a judge who ruled against Trump’s migrant asylum policy as an “Obama judge.” It’s the first time the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary has offered even a hint of criticism of Trump, who has previously blasted…

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Isolated tribesmen kill American on remote Indian island

NEW DELHI (AP) — An American adventurer who kayaked to a remote Indian island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows has been killed, police said Wednesday. Dependera Pathak, director-general of police on India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands, said seven fishermen have been arrested for helping the American reach…

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Right-leaning nonprofit paid Whitaker nearly $1 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned nearly $1 million from a right-leaning nonprofit that doesn’t disclose its donors, according to newly released financial disclosure forms. The documents show Whitaker received $904,000 in income from the Foundation for Accountability & Civic Trust from 2016 through nearly the end…

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Attorney: Rapper 6ix9ine innocent of racketeering charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The defense attorney for Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says his client is “completely innocent” of federal racketeering and firearms charges. The rapper, whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez, is among five people indicted this week on charges that he directed or participated in violent acts as part of a deadly gang…

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Brother jailed over blaze possibly linked to mansion deaths

COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — The investigation into a fire and the deaths of four people found at a New Jersey mansion took a turn Wednesday when authorities arrested the owner’s brother on an arson charge stemming from a blaze in his own nearby home. Paul Caneiro was charged with aggravated arson Wednesday. The fire…

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Trump says he plans to make his first visit to a war zone

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently credits himself with accomplishing more for the military and veterans than any other president in recent memory. But he has yet to embark on what has long been a traditional presidential pilgrimage important to the military: a visit to troops deployed in a war zone. As he departed…

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Trump thanks Saudis after defying calls to punish prince

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump publicly thanked Saudi Arabia for plunging oil prices just a day after he was harshly criticized for deciding not to further punish the kingdom for the killing of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump, who made clear in an exclamation-filled statement on Tuesday that he feels that the benefits of…

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Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates after stock-market wipeout, but history not on his side

President Donald Trump is not happy with his choice to run the Federal Reserve, Chairman Jerome Powell. After the latest stock-market drubbing, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’d like the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. But that may be wishful thinking. The U.S. is on track to grow 3% annually in 2018 for the…

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Oil Drops to One-Year Low on Concern Supply Cuts Won’t Stem Glut

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Traffic gridlock: Tuesday one of the busiest travel days of the year

D.C. traffic on Tuesday afternoon. (Google image) And so it begins: Travelers in the D.C. region started to hit the roads Tuesday for the Thanksgiving holiday. While there were no major crashes on the big interstates at the start of the evening rush hour, traffic was bumper-to-bumper on the Beltway and other major highways across…

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Ghosn to remain as CEO of Renault

By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press&nbsp|&nbsp Posted: Tue 10:30 AM, Nov 20, 2018 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Tue 3:48 PM, Nov 20, 2018 TOKYO (AP) — UPDATE: Renault’s board of directors says that Carlos Ghosn will remain as chairman and CEO of the carmaker even though he is detained in Japan for alleged misuse of Nissan assets. The…

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Butterball’s response to viral ‘turkey challenge’ prank shocks parents even more

Thanksgiving: 5 things you didn’t knowBefore you sit down for your festive feast this Thanksgiving, amaze your guests with some fun turkey trivia. Here’s 5 things you probably didn’t know about Thanksgiving.Children across the country pulled off heart-stopping pranks ahead of Thanksgiving as they turned to their parents for cooking “advice.”They were participating in a viral…

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Ajit Pai wants to raise rural broadband speeds from 10Mbps to 25Mbps

Rural broadband speeds — FCC-funded rural broadband currently requires download speed of just 10Mbps. Jon Brodkin – Nov 20, 2018 9:12 pm UTC The Federal Communications Commission is planning to raise the rural broadband standard from 10Mbps to 25Mbps in a move that would require faster Internet speeds in certain government-subsidized networks. The FCC’s Connect…

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Chipotle Rehires Manager Fired Over Racism Accusations After New Twitter Revelations

After new details emerged, a Chipotle in St. Paul, Minn. has rehired one of their managers who was let go when a video went viral last week in which she told a group of African-American customers they need to pay before being served. In the video, posted by Masud Ali on Twitter on Friday, a…

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Apple’s stock tumble makes it unanimous — the FAANG bull market has ended – MarketWatch

For the first time, all five FAANG stocks are in bear markets. Apple Inc.’s stock AAPL, -4.78% made it unanimous Tuesday, as it tumbled 4.8% to the lowest close since May 3, helped there by a price target cut at Goldman Sachs. The stock closed 23.7% below its Oct. 3 record close of $232.07. Many…

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Walgreens, Humana Are in Preliminary Talks to Take Stakes in Each Other

Drugstore owner Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and health insurer Humana Inc. are in preliminary discussions to take equity stakes in each other, according to people familiar with the matter, as health-industry players scramble for tie-ups that will help them compete in a rapidly evolving environment. The companies, which already have a partnership focused on serving…

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Now Amazon wants to be your local sports broadcaster

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 20, 2018 / 8:34 PM GMTBy Dylan ByersAmazon has bid on 22 regional sports networks, or RSNs, including the New York Yankees’ YES Network, according to sources familiar with the sale process who were not authorized to…

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Markets sink as tech and retail fall; oil drops 7 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are skidding Tuesday as weak results from retailers and mounting losses for big technology companies push the market back into the red for the year. Energy companies are slumping because of a 7 percent plunge in the price of oil. Crude is on track for its biggest loss in three…

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The Latest: Trump says no new punishment for writer’s murder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. response to the murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will not levy additional punitive measures at this time against Saudi Arabia over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL’ khahr-SHOHK’-jee). Trump said in a statement Tuesday that the…

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Smoke rises, sirens wail at Gaza’s deadly recurring protests

MALAKA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Atalla Fayoumi hobbles on crutches across the sunbaked plain near Israel’s perimeter fence in the Gaza Strip, gazing toward plumes of smoke that have begun rising from a clutch of burning tires in the distance. The 18-year-old Palestinian’s right leg was amputated after Israeli soldiers shot him here in April…

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Trump criticizes war hero for not killing bin Laden sooner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not killing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took verbal shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a weekend Fox News interview in which he also asserted that…

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Gunman in Chicago hospital shooting had prior complaint

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who fatally shot his ex-fiancee outside a Chicago hospital before killing two people inside the building was the subject of a protection order request filed four years ago by another woman, yet he had legally purchased several guns in recent years, police said Tuesday. The gunman, Juan Lopez, who also…

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Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 50 killed

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said another 83 people were wounded in the attack, with 20…

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars is about to get its first U.S. visitor in years: a three-legged, one-armed geologist to dig deep and listen for quakes. NASA’s InSight makes its grand entrance through the rose-tinted Martian skies on Monday, after a six-month, 300 million-mile (480 million-kilometer) journey. It will be the first American spacecraft…

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Kremlin foes fume over possible Russian Interpol president

LONDON (AP) — Two prominent Kremlin critics warned Tuesday that electing a top Russian police official to be president of Interpol would undermine the international law enforcement agency and politicize police cooperation across borders. Bill Browder, who runs an investment fund that had once operated in Moscow, and oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky told reporters in London…

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US judge stalls enforcement of Trump asylum restrictions

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge has barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 circumventing immigration law, saying anyone who crossed the southern border between official ports of entry would be ineligible for asylum. As the first of…

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US judge stalls enforcement of Trump asylum restrictions

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge has barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 circumventing immigration law, saying anyone who crossed the southern border between official ports of entry would be ineligible for asylum. As the first of…

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Apple Stock Flirts With Bear-Market Territory

A slide in Apple Inc. shares deepened Monday, putting the iPhone maker on track for its worst month in more than a decade as the recent technology rout continued. The world’s most-valuable public company fell 4% to $185.86, bringing the stock down 15.1% in November and on pace for its largest one-month drop since September…

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Pre-rolls, chocolate bars and chews: 10 recreational marijuana products available at NETA Northampton

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People Are Pranking Their Parents By Asking Them How to Cook Turkey in the Microwave

Come on, mom and dad: Don’t fall for it! If you’ve been on social media lately, then you have probably come across the #microwaveturkey hashtag. If not, here’s the deal: People are asking their parents for instructions on how to cook a whole 25-lb. turkey in the microwave, then screenshotting the hilarious responses. Little did…

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DC offered Amazon up to $1 billion for headquarters

Jonathan O’Connell Reporter covering economic development with a focus on commercial real estate and the Trump Organization November 19 at 4:40 PM The District offered Amazon.com up to $1 billion in tax incentives to open a second headquarters with 50,000 jobs in D.C., likely the largest subsidy ever offered by the city to a single employer…

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Nearly 50 tons of ground beef recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

The weekend recall of nearly 100,000 pounds of ground beef possibly tainted with E. coli is the second large meat recall in as many months by JBS USA, a unit of the world’s largest meat processor. Swift Beef Co. recalled 99.260 pounds of ground beef that many be contaminated with E. coli, a potentially deadly bacteria,…

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Elon to push Model 3 production from 4400 to 7000 per week

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Ford Has Invented A Way To Completely Eliminate Your Beloved New Car Smell

We Americans love how the inside of a new car smells. It’s scented like hot plastic and straight-from-the-factory glues. Mmmm. But consumers in China do not. And because our country is terrible now, and China is comparatively not, Ford is working on a way to eliminate the old standby of New Car Smell. Ford has…

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Tesla is turning to partners to help with a growing used-car business

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Facebook Stock Plunges to Lowest Point in Nearly 2 Years

Amidst rising public scrutiny over a recent New York Times investigation that accused Facebook executives of partnering with a PR firm that practiced unethical (and anti-Semitic) “opposition research,” the social networking company’s stock dropped 5% Monday morning. According to CNBC, Facebook’s stock hasn’t dipped this low since February 2017—a financial hit that’s hammered in by…

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Bitcoin drops 12% to below $5000

Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images A photo illustration of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is seen on September 13 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.  The world’s largest cryptocurrency dropped to its lowest level in more than a year on Monday. Bitcoin hit a low of $4,883.09, bringing its losses to more than…

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Volatile stock market spooking some older workers, retirees

CHICAGO (AP) — The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis. There’s no indication, though, that the recent volatility has brought about large-scale overhauls in retirement planning. “There’s a lot of fear that if you…

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UK’s May has eye on rebellion as EU prepares for Brexit push

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to challenge her leadership. The draft agreement reached last week triggered…

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Acrimonious Pacific summit underscores China-US tensions

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Pacific Rim leaders at a key Asian summit failed to reach agreement on a joint declaration on world trade for the first time in nearly three decades, highlighting the growing tensions between China and the U.S. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit’s acrimony also underscored the rivalry between China…

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In smoldering wildfire ruins, life goes on for a hardy few

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Brad Weldon lost his home to fire when he was a kid, so when a deadly wildland blaze came roaring toward his ranch house in the pines where he lives with his 89-year-old blind mother, he wasn’t going to let disaster strike twice. Weldon and his mother’s caregiver, armed only with…

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Trump waffles on pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration. Trump, in a wide-ranging interview that aired on “Fox News Sunday,” praised Kelly’s work ethic and…

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Saudi king’s speech makes no mention of slain journalist

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Monday gave his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of allegations that the young royal ordered the killing. The annual policy speech by the king instead…

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Nissan chair Ghosn arrested in probe of financial misconduct

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor’s chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed for alleged under-reporting of his income and misuse of company funds, the company said Monday. The Japanese automaker’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa confirmed that Ghosn was arrested after being questioned by prosecutors following his arrival in Japan earlier in the…

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In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting rights advocate

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America’s first black female governor refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their victorious competitor and gently exit the stage. Instead, Abrams took…

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Limiting screen time for your kid? It’s harder than it looks

CHICAGO (AP) — It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the popular online game “Fortnite” on a large screen. “What?! Right as I was about to finish it, I died,” he calls…

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Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S. Tensions have built as nearly 3,000 migrants from the…

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Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants Prepare For Strike

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Plane goes partly off taxiway at Denver airport; no injuries

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Here’s a list of stores in SLO County that will open for Black Friday shopping

After you’ve had your fill of turkey on Thursday, you and your family might want to burn off all those calories by getting a head start on Black Friday shopping. Or maybe you disagree with shopping during a holiday that’s supposed to be about giving thanks and spending time with loved ones. Though about 22…

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For universities in Virginia, Amazon’s HQ2 came at the perfect moment

A rendering shows Virginia Tech’s planned 1 million-square-foot technology-focused campus in Alexandria, Va., near Amazon’s future headquarters. (N/A/Virginia Tech) Susan Svrluga Reporter covering higher education for the Grade Point blog November 18 at 2:50 PM When George Mason University heard that Amazon.com was hunting for a site to open a second headquarters, officials contacted state…

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Steve Carell donned a bald wig to troll President Trump as Jeff Bezos on SNL

Comedian Steve Carell hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and Amazon’s announcement of the final selections for its secondary headquarters in Queens, New York and Crystal City, Virginia was the main focus of one sketch. In it, Carell portrayed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to explain the real reason why those two locations made the cut:…

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Chipotle rethinking firing manager who refused to serve black customers over ‘dine and dash’ fears

The restaurant chain Chipotle announced Saturday that it had terminated one of its managers for suggesting in a viral video that five black customers were planning to order food without paying — but on Sunday, the company acknowledged that it was considering re-hiring the manager because her suspicions may have been well-founded.In a series of video clips seen…

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Florida sues drug store chains for allegedly aiding opioid crisis

The state of Florida is suing the two largest drugstore chains in the U.S., Walgreens and CVS for allegedly helping to facilitate the nationwide opioid epidemic.“We will continue to pursue those companies that played a role in creating the opioid crisis,” said state Attorney General Pam Bondi in the announcement of the suit. “Thousands of…

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Lime Manufacturer Hits Back Over Claims It’s Responsible for Recalled Scooters

Electric scooter startup Lime last week recalled scooters that broke in half and blamed a manufacturer—but now that manufacturer is fighting back, saying it’s not to blame for Lime’s faulty scooters. The Chinese manufacturer, Okai, rejected Lime’s claims that scooters from its factory were the ones that easily broke apart when customers used them. “We…

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1.7 million Michigan residents will travel more than 50 miles for Thanksgiving this year

Pam Hoppe has been a travel agent for 40 years.At Travel Hub in Waterford Township, she’ll be booking cruises to warm-weather destinations, trips to Las Vegas, and spring break getaways as the Christmas season approaches and passes.For Thanksgiving? Not so much.”We’ve done a few trips, but nothing like Christmas and spring break,” Hoppe said. “It’s…

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Lion Air: Some are looking where to place the blame, others wonder if their pilot can fly their plane

(CNN)The passengers on the Lion Air 610 flight were on board one of Boeing’s newest, most advanced planes.The pilot and co-pilot of the 737 MAX 8 were more than experienced, with around 11,000 flying hours between them. The weather conditions were not an issue and the flight was routine.So what caused that plane to crash…

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Reid machine keeps humming in Nevada, even in his retirement

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run. Democrats romped up and down the state in the Nov. 6 midterm elections, ousting Republican Sen. Dean Heller, winning races for governor and lieutenant governor, and expanding their…

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Trump muses staffing changes, won’t commit to keeping Kelly

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration. Trump, in a wide-ranging interview that aired on “Fox News Sunday,” praised Kelly’s work ethic and…

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Death toll rises to 76 in California fire with winds ahead

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Northern California crews battling the country’s deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds Sunday that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which has killed at least 76 and leveled a town. Even as hundreds of searchers sift through the rubble in the town…

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Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

NEW YORK (AP) — Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy. At the headquarters of Govberg, they’re not dealing in diamonds or gold but…

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Trump on Khashoggi death tape: ‘No reason for me to hear it’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the “very violent, very vicious” killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally. Trump, in…

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Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. In what had been the last undecided House contest in California, Cisneros beat Republican Young Kim for the state’s 39th District seat. The…

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Ed Department investigates claims against women’s programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — At home in Turkey, Kursat Pekgoz considered himself a feminist. In the world of American higher education, where he is now pursuing a doctorate in English literature, the 30-year-old activist says it is men who are being treated unfairly. Arguing that campus resource groups for women and women’s studies programs amount to…

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Pope decries that ‘wealthy few’ feast on what belongs to all

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Championing the cause of the poor, Pope Francis on Sunday lamented that “the wealthy few” enjoy what, “in justice, belongs to all” and said Christians cannot remain indifferent to the growing cries of the exploited and the indigent, including migrants. Francis invited about 6,000 poor people as well as some of…

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1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida’s young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor’s office, ended his hard-fought campaign Saturday as the state’s first black nominee for the post. Gillum, whose refrain had been “bring it home” as he…

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Iraqi war victims turn to social media to find medical help

BAGHDAD (AP) — It was spring 2007 in northern Iraq when 6-year-old Saja Saleem raced home from school with the good news about her excellent grades, hoping to receive the gift her father had promised her. “All of a sudden, I found myself spinning into the air with fire trailing from my school uniform after…

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J.Crew CEO Exits After Clash With Mickey Drexler, Company Owners

J.Crew Group Inc. CEO James Brett is leaving after about 16 months on the job, following disagreements with the company’s longtime leader, Millard “Mickey” Drexler, about strategy and board concerns about his spending plans, according to people familiar with the matter. Despite recent improvements in J.Crew’s sales, Mr. Drexler didn’t agree with Mr. Brett’s decisions…

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The Latest: CVS says Florida’s opioid claim ‘without merit’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Latest on Florida’s lawsuit accusing CVS and Walgreens of illegal opioid sales (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain says Florida’s lawsuit alleging that it helped fuel the state’s opioid crisis “is without merit.” CVS spokesman Mike DeAngelis issued a statement Saturday saying the company is “dedicated…

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Pot companies still working out the supply kinks to meet strong Canadian demand

Within days of Canada’s legalization of adult recreational use of marijuana, the country’s largest pot producers had shipped far less than 1% of the pot the government has forecast Canadians will spend on cannabis in the quarter. Amid a rush of earnings reports this week, the most notable result was the relative lack of profits,…

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Elon Musk is building a brick store called The Brick Store, and he’s hiring a ‘knight’ to guard it

1:34p.m. Elon Musk’s tweets often seem like jokes. They never are. In September, the Tesla and SpaceX founder tweeted that he’d be opening a “brick store” in about two months. “Only 10 cents a brick!” he touted. And while Musk’s self-imposed due date has come and gone, The Brick Store LLC is set in stone,…

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Photos: Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York. FAO Schwarz Reborn In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 photo, an employee plays the FAO Premium Piano Dance Mat during a media preview of the new FAO Schwarz store at Rockefeller Center in New…

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Striking Marriott workers reach tentative agreement with hotel

By Katie Johnston and John Hilliard Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent  November 17, 2018 Striking Marriott employees will return to work Wednesday after members of the hospitality union representing the workers overwhelming approved a new contract Saturday afternoon with the hotel chain.“We have taken a tremendous step forward in the direction of one job being…

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‘Tesla Stretch’ Pushes Customers to Open Wallets for Model 3s

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Plant-based protein company Beyond Meat files for IPO

(CNN)Plant-based protein company Beyond Meat has filed for a $100 million initial public offering, as vegan and meat alternative food products gain in popularity. The California-based startup is the maker of vegan sausage, vegan chicken and its flagship product, the Beyond Burger, a 100% plant-based burger sold in grocery stores such as Whole Foods and…

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Photos show what a nightmare it already is to get around Long Island City, Amazon’s new HQ2 headquarters

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Tesla just had the worst year in its history, but now it’s starting to look like the best tech company in the world

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Killer wildfire, bar shooting draw Trump to California

By JONATHAN LEMIRENovember 17, 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday. He’s expected to tour the scorched areas, talk with state leaders and first responders and visit with gunfire victims and their…

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Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in midterm battleground races, offering a lesson for potential presidential contenders in 2020. “You’re going to have to have an organization that speaks directly to voters on their phones and their computers,” said Guy Cecil,…

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Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state’s new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for “gross mismanagement” of an election that she acknowledged she did not win. “I certainly appreciate Stacey Abrams’ tenacity, how hard she…

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Trump visits as California struggles to locate 1,000 people

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and say they are trying to locate 1,011 people, even…

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GOP seeks last-ditch laws in states where its power slipped

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative agendas. In Michigan, where the GOP has held the levers of power for nearly eight years, Republican legislators want to…

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New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing

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Midterm elections reveal effects of gerrymandered districts

With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. One map was redrawn. The other was not. The sharply contrasting outcomes that resulted on Election Day in Pennsylvania and North Carolina illustrate the importance of how political lines are drawn — and the stakes for…

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Recount adds to Florida’s reputation for bungling elections

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mark Toepfer came to this spit of sand on the Tampa Bay shore to soak up the sun, drink a beer and maybe do a little fishing — not to talk about elections. But talk he did when asked for his thoughts on whether Florida, as a judge recently put…

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Trump expects CIA briefing Saturday on Khashoggi killing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awaited a briefing Saturday from the CIA on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after a U.S. official said American intelligence agencies had concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing. The Saudi government has denied that claim. “We haven’t been briefed yet. The CIA is…

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Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days. And another commercial delivery should be on its way in a couple weeks. “What an outstanding launch,” said NASA’s deputy space station program manager, Joel Montalbano. Northrop Grumman launched its Antares…

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PG&E Faces Historic Financial Liability From California Wildfire

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Pfizer to raise prices on 41 prescription drugs next year despite pressure from Trump

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Ian Read, chairman and chief executive officer of Pfizer, speaks as President Donald Trump, left, listens during an announcement on a new pharmaceutical glass packaging initiative in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2017.  Pfizer will raise prices on 41 of its…

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Amazon HQ2 could push 800 people into homelessness, economist says

Amazon’s HQ2 is slated to bring 25,000 well-paying jobs to both New York City and Crystal City, but it’s also expected to push rents and home prices upward. That side effect has advocates for the homeless and hungry worried. “If people making decisions at the local level don’t have some sense of making sure that…

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‘Something serious happened:’ Princess Cruises confirms death of female passenger

A puzzled passenger who was apparently aboard The Royal Princess wrote a cryptic post Tuesday on cruise community website Cruise Critic.com. The 19-deck ship had departed Nov. 9 from Port Everglades on a seven-day Southern Caribbean cruise and is set to return to Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. “Last night something serious happened on Royal Princess,”…

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Virginia Dunkin’ Donuts owner calls police on black customer for using free Wi-Fi without purchase

In a series of three videos posted to Facebook on Nov. 8, the customer shares the conversation she had with the manager, as well as the subsequent dialogue she had with the male police officer who responded to the scene. (iStock)Video footage of a now-viral interaction between a black customer and a white store manager…

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Chip Bull Run Teeters as Nvidia, Applied Add to Gloom

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Millennials ‘can’t even’ with the new Monopoly, where players collect experiences not cash

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 16, 2018 / 6:43 PM GMTBy Alyssa NewcombHasbro’s new “Monopoly for Millennials” isn’t winning too many fans in the age group it was meant to entertain.The new game, announced earlier this week, is full of millennial stereotypes…

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Amazon Is Not Too Big To Fail

Yesterday, CNBC reported that Jeff Bezos, in an all-hands meeting earlier this month, said: “Amazon is not too big to fail…In fact, I predict one day Amazon will fail. Amazon will go bankrupt. If you look at large companies, their lifespans tend to be 30-plus years, not a hundred-plus years.” He was responding to an employee asking if the CEO had…

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US regulator settles with tech startups over token sale violations

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission settled charges on Friday with two technology companies for improperly offering digital tokens, mandating that they register their offerings as securities and…

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Going Through Divorce? Start These 3 Steps Today To Save On Taxes

Divorce is expensive. Few households live on less than 50% of their income so splitting it in two almost always results in a lifestyle adjustment no matter how much money and income the family has. For families where one spouse is the primary breadwinner, going through a divorce is about to get even more expensive.…

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Florida: Hand recount begins for tight US Senate race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A hand recount began Friday in Florida’s acrimonious U.S. Senate contest after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by fewer than 13,000 votes out of more than 8 million cast. Under state law, a hand review is required when the…

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WikiLeaks chief could see charges, US court filing suggests

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case, suggesting prosecutors have prepared charges against the WikiLeaks founder under seal. Assange’s name appears twice in a recently-unsealed August court filing from a federal prosecutor in Virginia who was attempting to keep sealed a separate case involving…

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DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate. Under the plan, schools would have to investigate complaints only if the alleged incidents occurred on…

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Judge: White House must return CNN’s Jim Acosta’s credential

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, though a lawsuit over the credentials’ revocation is continuing. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, announced his decision at a hearing Friday morning. The…

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Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — About 2,000 Central American migrants had already reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana and another 1,200 from a second caravan set out from Mexico City toward the border Friday. With shelters already full, authorities in Tijuana opened a gymnasium and gated sport complex for up to 1,000 migrants, with a…

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Migrants streaming into Tijuana, but now face long stay

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — About 2,000 Central American migrants had already reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana and another 1,200 from a second caravan set out from Mexico City toward the border Friday. With shelters already full, authorities in Tijuana opened a gymnasium and gated sport complex for up to 1,000 migrants, with a…

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APNewsBreak: Abrams preparing new challenge in Georgia race

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams’ campaign is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor’s race that could leave the state’s Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been used in such a high-stakes contest. It is being discussed as…

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Remembering the sweet life of a town wiped out by wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There’s a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The air was cool, the pine needles fragrant. “Boys,” said the team boss, “this is paradise.” Thus, more than…

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Remembering the sweet life of a town wiped out by wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There’s a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The air was cool, the pine needles fragrant. “Boys,” said the team boss, “this is paradise.” Thus, more than…

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Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The potential magnitude of the wildfire disaster in Northern California escalated as officials raised the death toll to 63 and released a missing-persons list with 631 names on it more than a week after the flames swept through. The fast-growing roster of people unaccounted for probably includes some who fled the…

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Sears’ demise could hurt, not help, JC Penney

While many retailers may be anticipating the market-share grab they’ll make as Sears Holding Corp.’s demise continues, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. could actually be hurt by the disappearing competitor. Retailers like Home Depot Inc. HD, -1.41%   stand to gain as Sears SHLDQ, -16.84%   stores close and customers look for a new place to…

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Watch: Kimbal Musk Promotes ‘Plant A Seed Day,’ Tesla-Focused Fox Business Segment Ends Abruptly

Elon Musk’s brother and Tesla, Inc. board member, Kimbal, was booted off Fox Business Thursday after a bizarre interview with visibly frustrated host Stuart Varney. The lesser known Musk brother appeared to troll Fox Business Thursday in what Varney hoped would be a discussion about Robyn Denholm replacing Elon Musk as Tesla’s chairman of the board earlier…

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Federal Reserve Will Review How Well It Makes Policy and Communicates

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell The Federal Reserve said it would start a review next year of how it meets its goals of promoting employment and controlling inflation and how well it communicates to the public. “With labor market conditions close to maximum employment and inflation near our 2 percent objective, now is a good time…

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Hedge-fund boss who predicted ’87 crash says get ready for some ‘really scary moments’

Paul Tudor Jones, a hedge-fund luminary, said he’s stress-testing his portfolio of corporate debt because he expects a tumultuous road ahead on the back of the Federal Reserve’s apparent commitment to normalizing interest rates and buttressed by corporate tax cuts from the Trump administration. Speaking at an economic forum in Greenwich, Conn., a hotbed for…

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Honda renews its Passport: Video unveils 2019 resurrection of the SUV

Count on Honda CR-V for big mileage(Photo: Honda)After nearly two decades, Honda has renewed its Passport.With a new 44-second teaser video, the automaker confirmed rumors that an all-new Honda Passport will be unveiled on November 27 at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The original Passport was Honda’s first SUV – a five-seater that was sold from 1994 to 2002.In the…

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SpaceX, TeleSat Canada bids get US nod to expand satellite internet

WASHINGTON (Reuters – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk’s Space X, Telesat Canada [PSPENC.UL] and two other companies to roll out new satellite-based broadband services. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches carrying a Qatari communications satellite, which will provide connectivity to Qatar and…

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Youth Use of E-Cigarettes Jumped 78%, Government Study Shows

Youth use of e-cigarettes soared between 2017 and 2018, thanks largely to the popularity of the Juul and similar thumb-drive shaped vaporizers, according to a federal survey released Thursday. The number of U.S. high-school students who used e-cigarettes rose 78% between the spring of 2017 and the spring of 2018 to 3.05 million, according to…

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iRobot announced its big Black Friday deal on the Roomba 960, and Amazon already has it beat

iRobot just announced a huge discount on the high-end Roomba 960 robot vacuum for Black Friday 2018. According to an email we received from the company on Thursday, the $700 Roomba 960 gets a $200 discount from now through December 2, dropping the price to a much more palatable $500. Now, for some even better…

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Lion Air victim’s family files suit against Boeing

(CNN)The parents of Dr. Rio Nanda Putrama, who died in the Indonesia airplane disaster last month that killed all 189 passengers on board, have sued Boeing for its alleged “unsafe design” of the 737 Max 8 aircraft. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, where Boeing is headquartered, centers on…

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Walmart’s Fight Against Amazon Is Picking Up Steam

Walmart’s U.S. e-commerce sales rose 43% in fiscal third quarter as the world’s largest retailer doubles down on fight against Amazon. Photographer: Timothy Fadek/Bloomberg In Walmart’s bid to take on Amazon, the world’s largest retailer once again showed it’s willing to spend and sacrifice profit margin for market share gain and other potential competitive advantages. Walmart…

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Fire death toll at 56 and counting in Northern California

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 56 people were killed and 130 were unaccounted for a week after the flames swept through. The nearly 220-square-mile (570-square-kilometer) blaze in Northern California was…

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Fire death toll at 56 and counting in Northern California

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 56 people were killed and 130 were unaccounted for a week after the flames swept through. The nearly 220-square-mile (570-square-kilometer) blaze in Northern California was…

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Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor said Thursday he would seek the death penalty for five men charged with the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, while the United States moved to sanction 17 Saudi officials it said were involved in the slaying. The Saudi announcement appeared aimed at distancing…

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Federal judge: Florida is ‘laughing-stock of the world’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000. “We have been the laughing-stock of the world, election after election, and we chose not to…

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Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College was sued Thursday for allegedly allowing three professors to create a culture in their department that encouraged drunken parties and subjected female students to harassment, groping and sexual assault. Seven women filed the lawsuit in federal court in New Hampshire against the elite college’s trustees. It contends that professors…

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UK’s May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain and the European Union. Less than a day after May won her Cabinet’s grudging…

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UK’s May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain and the European Union. Less than a day after May won her Cabinet’s grudging…

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Icy roads cause 5 deaths as wintry weather blows east

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, causing deadly traffic crashes and closing schools as it dropped snow as far south as central Alabama. As much as 8 inches of snow blanketed the St. Louis area, and forecasters predicted up…

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After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has denied allegations of domestic violence after his arrest near his ritzy Los Angeles skyscraper apartment. “I have never struck a woman, I never will strike a woman,” Avenatti told reporters Wednesday after being booked and posting $50,000 bail. Avenatti said he has been…

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Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border slept in overcrowded shelters and in tents with a view of armed U.S. Border Patrol agents, with many saying they will wait for other migrants to join them before making their next moves. Hundreds of migrants have…

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Uber posts $1 billion loss in quarter as growth in bookings slows

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday that growth in bookings for its ride-hailing and delivery services rose 6 percent in the latest quarter, the third quarter in a row that growth has remained in the single digits after double-digit growth for all of last year. FILE PHOTO: The Uber application is…

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Banks, Insurers Pull US Stocks Lower; Oil Snaps 12-Day Skid

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S&P 500 falls for fifth straight day as Apple, Goldman Sachs shares struggle

Stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of Apple rolled over and dipped briefly into a bear market before recovering. A decline in bank shares also pressured the broader market. The S&P 500 closed down 0.8 percent, clinching its fifth straight day of losses. It’s now in the red for the month of November following October’s…

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How Macy’s Is Proving It’s Still Relevant To American Malls

Macy’s is making investments on different fronts to show it’s relevant in today’s changing mall landscape. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP The woes of department stores – having lost share to rivals from T.J. Maxx to Amazon and to consumers’ spending more on gadgets and experience over fashion – is by now a familiar…

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Harrowing details released on Southwest flight where woman was partially sucked out window, killed

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 03:03PMPHILADELPHIA — There was a loud bang, and suddenly the Southwest Airlines jet rolled 41 degrees to the left. Smoke began to fill the cabin, and flight attendants rushed row by row to make sure all passengers could get oxygen from their masks.When flight attendant Rachel Fernheimer got to row 14,…

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$1.5 billion Mega Millions lottery prize remains unclaimed

The person who bought the Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1.5 billion 22 days ago still hasn’t claimed the prize. There is a 180-day deadline to cash in the South Carolina ticket, which falls on April 21, 2019.Mega Millions announced the winning ticket on October 24, and it was bought in a South Carolina KC Mart in…

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2020 Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck Images, Official Specs Leak Online

The Wrangler-based pickup boasts solid axles, a manual transmission, and an available soft top.JeepGladiatorForum.comThe dribble of leaks ahead of the auto show season is slowly turning into a faucet. Earlier today, official pictures and a spec sheet for the 2020 Jeep Gladiator midsize pickup truck reportedly popped up on Fiat-Chrysler’s official media site before being…

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Snap is ‘so beaten down’ that the stock may have bottomed out, says investor Andrew Left

Adam Jeffery | CNBC Andrew Left, founder and CEO of Citron Research Following the news that Snap has been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Justice Department for allegedly misleading investors in its IPO, short-seller Andrew Left was bullish on Snap stock, saying he was surprised shares didn’t dip lower on the…

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To ‘ketchup’ thief: Police on lookout for McDonald’s brawler who allegedly battered manager over condiment

Police in California are seeking the public’s assistance to find a woman accused of attacking a McDonald’s manager in Santa Ana — allegedly over a dearth The attacker entered the McDonald’s restaurant from an employee back door on Oct. 27 at about 11 p.m. and asked for ketchup, according to a statement from Santa Ana…

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D-Day for May as she seeks backing for draft Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday that a draft divorce deal with the European Union delivers the Brexit that Britons voted for, as she tried to persuade her divided Cabinet that it must back the agreement or plunge the U.K. into political and economic uncertainty. May’s Cabinet was debating whether to support…

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Jonestown survivors lost only life they knew, built new ones

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonestown was the highlight of Mike Touchette’s life — for a time. The 21-year-old Indiana native felt pride pioneering in the distant jungle of Guyana, South America. As a self-taught bulldozer operator, he worked alongside other Peoples Temple members in the humid heat, his blade carving roads and sites for wooden…

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Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker’s naming as acting AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general as Democrats press the case that President Donald Trump violated the law and Constitution by making Whitaker the country’s chief law enforcement officer. The 20-page opinion from the Office of Legal…

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White House says it has ‘broad discretion’ on press access

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration contends it has “broad discretion” to regulate press access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta’s “hard pass.” In a legal filing ahead of a Wednesday hearing on CNN’s request for a…

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Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart. By early next year, the first foods from plants or animals that had their DNA “edited” are expected…

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In Yemen, a race to save a boy from al-Qaida and a US drone

ATAQ, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida was giving away motorcycles up in the mountains — that’s what the kids in town were saying the day Abdullah disappeared. Early that morning, Mohsanaa Salem woke her 14-year-old son to go buy vegetables. The sun had just risen above the mountain ridge, and winter light filled the ravine where…

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In Yemen, a race to save a boy from al-Qaida and a US drone

ATAQ, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida was giving away motorcycles up in the mountains — that’s what the kids in town were saying the day Abdullah disappeared. Early that morning, Mohsanaa Salem woke her 14-year-old son to go buy vegetables. The sun had just risen above the mountain ridge, and winter light filled the ravine where…

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Israeli defense minister resigns over Gaza cease-fire deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister abruptly resigned Wednesday in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about early elections. Avigdor Lieberman said the cease-fire amounted to “surrender to terrorism” after two days of heavy fighting, and that he could…

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N. California fires death toll now at 48; many still missing

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California’s deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about relatives and friends. “I hope you are okay,” reads one hand written note on the board filled with white and yellow…

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N. California fires death toll now at 48; many still missing

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California’s deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about relatives and friends. “I hope you are okay,” reads one hand written note on the board filled with white and yellow…

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Louisville airport to add another nonstop flight: New Orleans

CLOSE Where do you think most people who fly out of Louisville International Airport are heading? Rachel Aretakis/Courier-Journal/USA TODAY NetworkJim Welch, left, chairman of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, shakes hands with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer shakes hands with LRAA Executive Director Dan Mann, right, at the October announcement of…

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Amazon in Nashville: Local leaders welcome smaller site

CLOSE Amazon announced it is investing $230 million in Nashville and adding 5,000 jobs at a new executive operations center to run logistics. Nashville TennesseanBuy PhotoGov. Bill Haslam announces that Amazon is bringing its new operations site to Nashville at a press conference at the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the Tennessee State Capitol Tuesday,…

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Holiday toys: Avoid these 10 playthings, consumer group says

A Black Panther-inspired claw and a Power Rangers “superstar blade” are on the naughty list of toys this holiday season. That’s because a consumer safety group warns that they’re among the most dangerous for children. The annual list of the holiday’s worst toys include playthings that have the potential to harm children, according to World…

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A look inside Tesla’s Gigafactory: The key to the automakers’ success

Walk into Tesla’s Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, and the first thing that stands out is the size of the battery plant. It’s enormous. So big that you could fit 33 football fields — and it’s only getting larger. “The Gigafactory is critical to Tesla. There is more batteries produced here for electric vehicles than in…

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Juul suspends retail sales of most flavored e-cigarettes

Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images A person smokes a Juul Labs e-cigarette in this arranged photograph taken in the Brooklyn, New York. Juul said it will stop selling most of its flavored nicotine pods for its e-cigarettes in retail stores — though only temporarily — as it tries to appease federal regulators who…

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Walmart’s Flipkart CEO Steps Down in Wake of Misconduct Allegation

Walmart Inc. said the chief executive of Flipkart Group, its Indian e-commerce business, resigned following an independent investigation into a personal misconduct allegation. Binny Bansal, one of the co-founders of Bangalore-based Flipkart, decided to step down after “recent events risked becoming a distraction,” Walmart said Tuesday. Walmart…

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Don’t fall for it: “Secret Sister” scam on Facebook is back

Photo courtesy: BBB.org Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Photo courtesy: BBB.org The “Secret Sister Gift Exchange” has hit Facebook again this year and police are reminding the public that it is a scam.It has been a problem in years past and has resurfaced.The scam begins…

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Amazon announces NYC and Northern Virginia as HQ2 winners

The Spheres, an Amazon workspace that’s also a bio-dome filled with 40,000 plants. James Martin/CNET After a year of hype and anticipation, Amazon picked not one, but two locations for its HQ2 project.The world’s largest online retailer on Tuesday selected Long Island City in New York City’s Queens borough and National Landing (a new name…

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Oil Falls Most Since 2015 on Fears of Oversupply

U.S. oil prices sank deeper into a bear market Tuesday, posting their steepest fall in over three years and a record 12 consecutive days of losses, as fears of oversupply and weakening demand gripped the market. West Texas Intermediate for December delivery settled 7.1% lower at $55.69 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange,…

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Boeing shares dip on Lion Air crash concerns

(Reuters) – Shares of Boeing Co (BA.N) fell on Tuesday on concerns related to last month’s deadly crash of a 737 MAX, the newest version of the planemaker’s best-selling jet, operated by Indonesia’s Lion Air. FILE PHOTO – The Boeing logo is seen at their headquarters in Chicago, in this April 24, 2013 file photo.…

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Incoming House members prep for do’s and don’ts on the Hill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t hire someone you can’t fire, like the son of a campaign donor or the child of the mayor. No matter what you may have said during the campaign about changing Congress, hire enough Hill veterans to make the office run smoothly. And make sure the person answering the phone sounds like…

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Dogs and portable morgues: Search intensifies in fire zone

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, an inferno that killed at least 42 people. Five days after flames all but obliterated…

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Dogs and portable morgues: Search intensifies in fire zone

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history, an inferno that killed at least 42 people. Five days after flames all but obliterated…

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Court challenge to be filed over appointment of acting AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general, arguing that President Donald Trump sidestepped the Constitution and the Justice Department’s own succession plan by elevating Whitaker to the top job. A Tuesday filing, a draft of which was obtained earlier by The Associated Press, sets…

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Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump again weighed in on Florida’s election recount Tuesday, calling for the state’s Democratic senator to admit he lost and again implied two counties’ election officials are trying to steal the election from the Republicans without offering any proof. Trump tweeted out Tuesday morning, “When will Bill Nelson…

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CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN sued the Trump administration Tuesday, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta’s credentials to cover the White House be returned because their revocation violates the constitutional right of freedom of the press. The administration stripped Acosta of his pass to enter the White House following President Donald Trump’s contentious news conference last…

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No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

NEW YORK (AP) — Six artificial flavors are being ordered out of the food supply in a dispute over their safety, but good luck to anyone who wants to know which cookies, candies or drinks they’re in. The dispute highlights the complex rules that govern what goes in our food, how much the public knows…

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Gaza militants accept cease-fire; No word from Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hamas and other Gaza militant groups said Tuesday they have accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire after launching hundreds of rockets into Israel over the past 24 hours and weathering a wave of punishing Israeli airstrikes. There was no immediate word from Israel on whether it had accepted a deal to halt the heaviest…

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Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia. Each will get 25,000 jobs. In addition, the online retailer said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs. Its New York location will…

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Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his verbal assaults against France on Tuesday, suggesting that America’s stalwart European ally would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the military firepower provided by the United States. Trump tweeted about a suggestion by French President Emmanuel Macron that Europe build up its militaries…

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People will sell sex in driverless cars, but not if they have a better option

On its 13th page, a forthcoming paper in the journal Annals of Tourism Research makes a bold prophecy: People are going to have sex in driverless cars—and probably sell it, too.The paper, titled “Autonomous vehicles and the future of urban tourism,” is a sweeping “study of studies” about how driverless cars will change how we…

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VW to Elon: Mass producing electric cars is easy. We’re making 50 million.

Volkswagen wants the world to know it’s going all-electric. The German company’s chief executive Herbert Diess told the automotive press the VW’s new electric-car platform is designed to produce 50 million vehicles over the next several years (though the company hasn’t given a specific timeline), according to AutoBlog.  To put that in perspective, VW sold 10.7 million…

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Beer giants face off in court over brewing battle

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 12, 2018 / 7:42 PM GMTBy Alyssa NewcombA battle is literally brewing between Pabst and MillerCoors, who were in court Monday to argue a case that could make or break the future of Pabst Blue Ribbon.For the…

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Dow drops 400 points as oil prices and dollar climb

Stocks closed sharply lower Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbling 600 points as crude oil prices extended their retreat while a firmer U.S. dollar also sparked worries about the competitiveness of U.S. corporations in an increasingly challenging economic environment. Trading, however, was relatively active, as gauged by the number of shares changing hands,…

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Grain-free dog food recalled after at least three dogs sickened

Nutrisca’s Chicken and Chickpea food had elevated levels of vitamin D By Natalie Guevara, SeattlePI Published 10:31 am PST, Monday, November 12, 2018 Pet food Pet food Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Which cities are the best for dog-friendliness — and where should you take man’s best friend? Click through to see what Yelp suggest for…

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How Harley-Davidson’s All-In Bet on Its Past Crippled Its Future

An hour before midnight on New Year’s Eve in 1985, a bunch of Harley executives sat in a room at a bank with two stacks of papers, one for bankruptcy and another for recapitalization, if their last gasp ask for fresh investment came in. They had given themselves until midnight to get new money or…

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Holiday hacks: Top chefs’ tips for a successful Thanksgiving spread

Overdone meat. Mashed potatoes that taste like wallpaper paste. Hungry guests, harried hosts — despite the Instagram-gauzy anticipation, Thanksgiving sometimes ends with the host in the garage, slugging a jug of lukewarm chardonnay. And it’s not just because of political chatter or awkward inquiries from meddling aunties.There’s a reason the American Psychological Association maintains a…

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Amazon HQ Favorites: Similar Basics but Different Vibes

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GE CEO admits regular investors have fled the stock since he cut the dividend to a penny

General Electric CEO Larry Culp acknowledged Monday that his decision to slash the quarterly dividend to a penny sent regular investors scrambling. “When we announced on our earnings conference call that we were taking our dividend down to 4 cents a year, we didn’t do anything positive for our retail shareholder base and they have…

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Oil Jumps as OPEC Moves Closer to Cutting Output

• Oil prices notched their longest losing streak on record Monday, as comments from President Trump negated expectations that the global oil cartel and its allies will cut production. • Light, sweet crude for December delivery fell 0.4% to $59.93 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, marking the 11th consecutive session of losses,…

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Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since the 2014 war. Palestinian officials said at least three people, including two militants, were killed by…

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Some Southern California fire evacuations lifted

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Some of the thousands of people who fled Southern California’s huge wildfire were being allowed to return home, and traffic was flowing Monday on the major highway through the area after a closure of several days. Repopulation of some neighborhoods and the reopening of U.S. 101 west of Los Angeles began…

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Mississippi senator’s ‘public hanging’ remark draws rebuke

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in a Nov. 27 runoff, said Sunday that her Nov. 2 remark…

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Grim search for more fire victims, 31 dead across California

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 — matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history — as crews continued searching for bodies in the smoldering ruins, with nearly 230 people unaccounted for. Statewide the number of dead stood at…

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Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism

PARIS (AP) — For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone. At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the president who proudly declares himself a “nationalist” stood apart, even on a continent where his brand of populism is on the rise. He began…

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Bishops will delay votes on steps to combat sex abuse crisis

BALTIMORE (AP) — In an abrupt change of plans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened the group’s national meeting Monday by announcing it will delay for at least several months any votes on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis that is rocking the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo,…

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New way of voting faces test in Maine congressional district

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The election drew to a close last week in most places but not in fishing villages, potato farms and vast tracts of wilderness that comprise Maine’s 2nd Congressional District. The four-way political battle won’t conclude until a computer algorithm has the final say this week on whether Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin…

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Michelle Obama memoir is next pick for Winfrey book club

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama’s “Becoming,” already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. “This book is everything you wanted to know and so much you didn’t even know you wanted to know. I believe it’s going to spark within you the desire to think about your…

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New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government’s physical activity guidelines came out a decade ago. Since then, the list of benefits…

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Training kids to kill at Ukrainian nationalist camp

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A flight could have been just seconds away from crashing into the ground after an incorrect autopilot setting caused the plane to plummet, an investigation has recently found.Some 44 passengers and four crew were on-board the Flybe flight from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow when the plane nosedived 498 feet in 18 seconds shortly after takeoff…

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PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House said, citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter. Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence Saturday at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, located adjacent…

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Death toll hits 25 from wildfires at both ends of California

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify the dead as the search went on for victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history. The overall death toll from the outbreak of fires at both ends of the state stood at 25 Sunday and appeared likely…

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify the dead as the search went on for victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history. The overall death toll from the outbreak of fires at both ends of the state stood at 25 Sunday and appeared likely…

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — In the days since a ferocious, wind-whipped wildfire began tearing through this Northern California town, residents who stayed behind to try to save their property or who managed to get back to their neighborhoods despite mandatory evacuation orders found cars incinerated and homes reduced to rubble. They have tales of harrowing…

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The first election workers are recounting ballots Sunday in Florida’s bitterly close races for the U.S. Senate and governor, ramping up their efforts after the secretary of state ordered a review of the two nationally watched contests. Miami-Dade County election officials began feeding ballots into scanning machines Saturday evening. The…

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PARIS (AP) — World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I’s slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message “never again” but also exposed the globe’s new political fault lines. As Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and dozens…

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MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Just a day ago, Arik Fultz was feeding the horses on his 40-acre ranch near Malibu. Now, after wildfires roared through parts of Southern California, there’s nothing left of his ranch but charred remains. His family and his 52 horses survived. But two houses, two barns, three trailers and decades of…

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Newark isn’t throwing in the towel, yet. As new reports rule out New Jersey’s largest city as one of two locations for Amazon’s second headquarters, state and local officials are going for a Hail Mary.  Reacting to national reports saying Amazon will split its HQ2 between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in Virginia, Newark is buckling down…

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters hoped a narrow window of calm Saturday would give them a chance to block Southern California wildfires that have marched on an inexorable path of destruction toward the sea, burning everything from mobile homes to mansions. Winds that drove the flames through bone-dry hills and canyons north and west…

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PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron worked to project unity Saturday after Trump lashed out at Macron, saying he insulted the U.S. when he pushed the idea of Europe having its own defense force. The American and French leaders, who have had an up-and-down relationship, told reporters they were good…

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PARIS (AP) — Traveling from across the world to monuments honoring soldiers who fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices Saturday ahead of Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically since the dark days of World War I. The leaders of former enemies France and Germany, in an…

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Hedge fund activist Daniel Loeb is worried about this market and has dumped tech shares

Jacob Kepler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC Third Point’s Daniel Loeb is concerned with current market conditions and told investors in a letter that he has cut the firm’s position in technology stocks. “While current U.S. growth remains above‐trend, helped by fiscal stimulus, this…

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General Electric Co.’s woes are worsening. The industrial conglomerate’s shares tumbled again Friday after analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. sharply cut their price target on the stock, underscoring the deepening questions on Wall Street about the true worth of a company that just two decades ago was the most-valuable U.S. stock. Shares…

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Fortune Magazine Sold to Thai Businessman for $150 Million

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall

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Northern California wildfire nearly quadruples in size

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Malibu residents ordered out as California wildfire nears

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Malibu residents ordered out as California wildfire nears

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Barely a year after surviving a massacre at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Brendan Kelly found himself in a terrifyingly familiar scene. Kelly, 22, said he was dancing with friends at a bar in suburban Los Angeles on Wednesday night when the bullets began flying. When the gunfire…

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Trump limits asylum, says migrants must “have merit’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. Trump is using the same powers he used to push through a version of the travel ban that was…

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Trump limits asylum, says migrants must “have merit’

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California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment

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The S&P 500 closed lower on Thursday following big gains in the previous session as investors digested the latest monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve. The broad index pulled back 0.25 percent to 2,806.83 as energy lagged, snapping a three-day winning streak. The Nasdaq Composite also fell 0.5 percent to 7,530.88 as Qualcomm shares…

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Disney Earnings: Comfortable Q4 Beat, With An Eye To A Streaming Future

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Mark Lennihan/AP Amazon is close to choosing Long Island City as one of the locations of its second headquarters, known as HQ2. As the community braces for an influx of 25,000 employees, neighboring areas must also prepare for rising housing prices and increased congestion on subways and streets. While many Amazon residents could choose to…

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After walkouts, Google agrees to step up its transparency, harassment policies

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Ford joins micro-mobility revolution by purchasing e-scooter start-up Spin

Ford, the legacy automaker from Detroit, announced that it has purchased Spin, a San Francisco-based electric-scooter-sharing company. (Spin) ((Photo courtesy of Spin)) Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley have jumped into the electronic scooter business as it has rapidly grown from experimental West Coast start-ups to a multibillion-dollar industry competing in cities around…

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FTC Alleges Major Real-Estate Scam

The Federal Trade Commission announced a law-enforcement action on Thursday against a residential resort development in Belize, calling it “the largest-ever overseas real-estate investment scam” the agency has ever targeted. At a news conference in Washington, the agency said the development, known by names that include Sanctuary Belize, Sanctuary Bay and the Reserve, bilked about…

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Robyn Denholm Succeeds Elon Musk as Leader of Tesla Board

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T-Mobile discounts its prepaid unlimited data plan to $50

After AT&T and Verizon both lowered their prepaid unlimited data plan prices, T-Mobile is following in the footsteps of its competitors by offering a discount on its prepaid unlimited data plan. For a limited time, customers can sign up for a $50 per month prepaid plan with unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data. That…

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The Latest: California gunman served tour in Afghanistan

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on that shooting at a Southern California bar that killed 12 people (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The mayor of Thousand Oaks, California, says next-of-kin notifications are being prepared about the people who were killed and injured at the mass shooting inside a bar in the city. Mayor…

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The Latest: California gunman served tour in Afghanistan

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GOP gov candidate Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia’s secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he’s captured enough votes to become governor despite his rival’s refusal to concede. Stacey Abrams’ campaign immediately responded by refusing to accept Kemp’s declaration of victory in the race and demanding that state officials “count every…

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‘Horrific scene’: 13 dead including gunman at California bar

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded Marine combat veteran dressed all in black opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing in panic before apparently taking his own life, authorities said Thursday. Authorities said the…

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‘Horrific scene’: 13 dead including gunman at California bar

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Friends are remembering sheriff’s sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a “cop’s cop” who didn’t hesitate to run toward danger. Ventura County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus died of gunshot wounds he suffered trying to stop gunman Ian David Long, who authorities…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital, the court said Thursday. The court’s oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said. She called Supreme Court police to take her to George Washington University Hospital in…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond trying to get their hands on the Holy Grail of President Donald Trump’s business dealings — his tax returns — House Democrats are prepared to use their new majority and subpoena power to go after financial records that could back up their claims that he’s using his presidency to enrich himself…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump, who inserted in his place a Republican Party loyalist with authority to oversee the remainder of the special counsel’s Russia investigation. The move Wednesday has potentially ominous implications for special…

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VRIGNE-MEUSE, France (AP) — Augustin Trebuchon is buried beneath a white lie. His tiny plot is almost on the front line where the guns finally fell silent at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, after a four-year war that had already killed millions. A simple white cross says: “Died…

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New York (CNN Business)Wells Fargo executives were warned that the bank’s auto insurance program was harming customers four years before it was shut down, according to a lawsuit.Wells Fargo admitted last year to charging hundreds of thousands of borrowers for auto insurance they didn’t need. Some customers even had their vehicles repossessed because of the…

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Tesla To Have Full Self-Driving Cars On The Roads In 2019, Confirms Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he’s confident that the carmaker will achieve full self-driving next year, in 2019, ahead of any other car manufacturer and he’d be very surprised if any of the other car companies exceeds Tesla in self-driving. (Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg) Speaking with Recode’s editor-at-large Kara Swisher, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk…

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Under Armour won’t let employees expense “adult entertainment,” limos, or gambling anymore

Under Armour is being accused of promoting a troubling workplace culture, after it was revealed that the sports apparel company used to allow some employees and executives to expense visits to strip clubs. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the practice, following some corporate parties and sporting events, was “legacy,” until an…

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Amazon’s legal language in its request for proposals has taken on a new meaning. Getty/Chip Somodevilla Amazon is close to choosing two locations for its second headquarters, HQ2— New York City and Arlington, Virginia — according to a report by The New York Times on Monday. The reported plan would be to split the workforce…

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San Francisco voters pass “head” tax to help homeless residents

California voters have approved two measures addressing what the mayor of Mountain View, California, calls the “perils of prosperity”–namely, the escalating cost of housing and increased traffic congestion that comes when large companies like Google, Amazon and Salesforce come to town.Measure P — a graduated tax on companies based on how many employees they have…

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US pumps more oil than Russia and Saudi Arabia; OPEC could strike back

J. Pat Carter | Getty Images A Halliburton oil well fielder works on a well head at a fracking rig site January 27, 2016 near Stillwater, Oklahoma. U.S. oil production jumped to a record 11.6 million barrels a day last week, and rising U.S. output is a factor that could prompt OPEC members and allies…

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Nevadans back Buffett’s Berkshire in energy spat with Adelson

(Reuters) – Nevada voters have blocked efforts supported by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to open up the state’s electricity market, delivering welcome news to Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N). FILE PHOTO: Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson greets guests before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s…

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Ryanair fires crew members who allegedly staged photo sleeping on airport floor

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 7, 2018 / 7:06 PM GMTBy Janelle GriffithSix Ryanair cabin crew members were fired after they allegedly staged a photo that depicted them sleeping on the floor of a Spanish airport office last month.The image, which the…

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The Latest: Trump says GOP ‘defied history’ in midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the midterm elections (all times local): 12:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says Republicans “defied history” in the midterms as he seeks to take credit for expected Republican gains in the Senate while minimizing House losses. Trump discussed the election results at a White House press…

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Added Democratic ranks pose threat to Trump governing agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have regained control of the House from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party in the midterm elections , powered by a suburban revolt that has threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP added to its Senate edge and prevailed in some key races for governor Tuesday, beating back…

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How Trump’s energy, excesses drove GOP’s erratic campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Ryan had to know it was coming. The minute the House speaker shot down President Donald Trump’s latest campaign-season gambit on immigration — an assertion that he could rewrite citizenship rights with the stroke of a pen — Ryan had to be braced for Trump’s counterpunch. True to form, the next…

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Democratic House could probe Trump business ties abroad

PARIS (AP) — The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump’s international business empire and his political dealings with other nations. Overturning control of the House in Tuesday’s midterm elections has given the…

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Divisive Trump era ushers record number of women into House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of women were elected to the House on Tuesday, nearly two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The incoming class of lawmakers could have a stark impact on politics in…

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Hitler in war, Merkel in peace: A train car for history

COMPIEGNE, France (AP) — Adolf Hitler went in wartime for revenge. Angela Merkel plans a pilgrimage in the name of peace. Two German chancellors, with opposite aims and the same destination: a train car in a French forest. Hitler tried literally to rewrite history in 1940 when the Nazi leader commandeered the dining coach to…

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Trump celebrates GOP gains, threatens House Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president’s personal and professional conduct. Trump has long felt aggrieved by the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the…

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Dead brothel owner wins election for Nevada legislative seat

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star who died last month after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has won a heavily GOP state legislative district. Dennis Hof defeated Democratic educator Lesia Romanov on Tuesday in the race for Nevada’s 36th Assembly District, which includes rural communities and…

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AP Analysis: Trump is the fault line of widening divide

WASHINGTON (AP) — A polarized nation is now more deeply divided. In a single flurry of elections Tuesday, Democrats took control of the House of Representatives. Republicans held their grip on the Senate. And the breach that divides Americans — urban from rural, white from black, conservative from liberal — stretched ever wider. The midterm…

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Abrams, Kemp await more ballots in Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s hotly contested and potentially historic governor’s race may not be over yet, with Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp awaiting the final accounting of absentee and provisional ballots. With reported votes approaching 3.8 million, Kemp was just shy of 51 percent, but Abrams and her campaign said there were enough…

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AMD stock jumps as Amazon starts using Epyc chips in the cloud

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. shares jumped Tuesday after the chip maker announced that its Epyc central processing units would be adopted by the world’s largest public cloud provider, Amazon Web Services. AMD AMD, +3.92%  shares surged to an intraday high of $21.65 before cooling off to gains of about 4.5% Tuesday afternoon. Amazon.com Inc. AMZN,…

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Eli Lilly’s Conservative Pricing Offers Protection From Political Pressure

Eli Lilly’s self-policing on drug pricing protects it from the most prominent political pushbacks. By KEVIN CURRAN Nov 06, 2018 | 03:15 PM EST Stocks quotes in this article: LLY, PFE Eli Lilly and Co. (LLY) is better off than many other drug makers ahead of contentious midterms that could provoke ramped-up regulation. The company…

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Customers buy out doughnut shop daily, so owner can be with sick wife

Skip to content Customers buy out doughnut shop daily, so owner can be with sick wife November 6, 2018 at 3:06 PM EST – Updated November 6 at 3:17 PM ORANGE COUNTY, CA (CNN/KCAL/KCBS) – An Orange County community is rallying around a doughnut shop owner, because his wife is sick. Customers want to make…

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Duncan Hines cake mix recall: FDA probes salmonella risk

Food giant Conagra Brands is recalling 2.4 million boxes of its Duncan Hines cake mix, with federal health officials warning that one variety of the popular product tested positive for salmonella.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of five illnesses linked to Duncan Hines, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Reports…

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Amazon is reportedly moving into Long Island City, Queens: Here’s what the neighborhood is like

In a surprise move, Amazon HQ2 may be split between two cities. One of those is the Long Island City neighborhood in the New York borough of Queens, according to The New York Times. (Amazon hasn’t confirmed the reports, but a formal announcement is expected soon.) I’ve been a New Yorker for over a decade…

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FCC tells carriers they must adopt a system to detect scam robocalls by next year

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is calling on the telecom industry to help put an end to scam robocalls. On Monday, FCC chairman Ajit Pai sent letters to the heads of voice providers, including AT&T, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Frontier, Google, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon* and others, urging them to adopt a call authentication system that would…

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From Uber Discounts to Facebook Street Cred: How Companies Are Driving Citizens To The Polls

Lyft is offering a 50% discount to those riding to the polls today.Lyft You’d have to be living under a rock to not know today is Election Day—and that rock had better not have reception. On the Internet, American businesses are pushing their brands in the guise of civic duty to encourage customers to vote.…

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Election Day incentives: Get FREE Shake Shack fries, coffee and more

NEW YORK — So it’s Election Day and you still need incentives to vote? Maybe some free Shake Shack, coffee, rides and more will do it for you. Shake Shack, Citi Bike and Birch Coffee are pictured. Scott Olson/Getty Images; John Moore/Getty Images; Aliza Chasan/ PIX11) Tuesday only, enjoy the following for free (or at…

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The New Black Friday is Just Another Cyber Monday

Black Friday is expected to be the No. 1 shopping day of the year. No single day of shopping — not Cyber Monday, not Thanksgiving — eclipses its activity. But that doesn’t mean all shoppers are setting their alarms for 4 a.m. after Turkey Day or camping out for new televisions. That’s the old Black Friday.…

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Production Harley-Davidson LiveWire Makes European Debut At EICMA

Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire is getting closer. The Motor Company previewed a “production-ready” LiveWire at Milan’s EICMA show, and confirmed again it will be released in 2019 as a 2020 model. This is the same LiveWire that was shown at the 115th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee in August, but Harley has also shared a few more details…

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The Latest: Long lines and technical problems in Georgia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Election Day (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Long lines and malfunctioning machines marred the first hours of voting in some precincts across the U.S. Some of the biggest problems Tuesday were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election. Voters reported waiting up to three hours to…

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The Latest: Pipe bombs suspect held without bail in NY

FILE – This Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff’s office shows Cesar Sayoc in Miami. Pipe bomb suspect Sayoc is making his first court appearance in New York on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Broward County Sheriff’s Office via AP, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the first New…

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Reports of long lines, broken machines as voters go to polls

ATLANTA (AP) — Long lines and malfunctioning machines marred the first hours of voting in some precincts across the country Tuesday. Some of the biggest problems were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election, where some voters reported waiting up to three hours to vote. At a polling place in Snellville, Georgia,…

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Election pits Trump’s incendiary politics vs Dem resistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era. With voters going to the polls Tuesday, nothing is certain. Weather could affect turnout, with residents…

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Iran officials mock, warn US over renewed sanctions

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The “largest-ever” U.S. sanctions list targeting Iran drew mockery from Iranian officials on Tuesday for including mothballed Boeing 747s, a bank that closed years earlier and a sunken oil tanker that exploded off China months ago. However, the new list of sanctions, which also aims to cut Iran’s vital oil industry…

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Utah mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The body of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who urged Americans to vote before he was killed in Afghanistan has been returned to U.S. soil. Military officials said 39-year-old North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was shot to death Saturday by an Afghan commando he was…

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Amazon considering New York amid reports HQ will be split

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is one of the finalists in Amazon’s search to build another headquarters, according to a person familiar with the talks. After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead of one, a surprise move that could still have…

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Trump weighs heavily on voters as ballots are cast

It’s Election Day in America, and voters will deliver their first verdict of President Donald Trump’s tumultuous tenure in a midterm that’s expected to draw historic numbers to the polls. Immigration, the economy, women’s issues, partisanship — all weighed heavily on voters’ minds as they cast ballots to decide control of Congress and put Trumpism…

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Billboard names Ariana Grande 2018 Woman of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — The music industry is honoring Ariana Grande. Billboard on Tuesday named the 25-year-old award-winning singer its 2018 Woman of the Year. Grande will receive the award at Billboard’s 13th annual Women in Music event on Dec. 6 in New York City. Previous recipients include Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Selena…

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Migrants camp at Mexico City stadium as US votes

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the United States awoke Tuesday to donations of fruit and hot coffee at a sports stadium in Mexico’s chilly capital as the U.S. held midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made the migrant caravan a central issue. Authorities counted more than…

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Lowe’s latest store closures may not be the last, analysts say.Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s Monday announcement that it would shutter 51 “underperforming” stores, 20 of them in the U.S., is the second set of closures in Marvin Ellison’s short tenure as chief executive of the home renovation retailer, and analysts say they might not be the…

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Amazon will split HQ2 between two cities, source tells WSJ

Amazon will split its new headquarters, dubbed HQ2, between two cities, a source tells the Wall Street Journal. The new report follows a pair of weekend updates naming Crystal City, Va., and other cities as front runners in the tightening race for Amazon’s second headquarters. It’s been more than a year since the company issued…

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In case you haven’t heard, polls will open Tuesday morning across the U.S. for the 2018 midterm elections. It’s a big deal, so go vote. And this year, there are more free ways to get to the polls than ever before thanks to a variety of non-partisan “get the vote out” campaigns from ride-hailing, bike…

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Twitter: Fake Elon Musk scam spreads after accounts hacked

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho is Elon Musk?Several popular verified Twitter accounts have been hacked by scammers to promote an ad using Tesla boss Elon Musk’s name and likeness.British fashion retailer Matalan, film distributor Pathe UK and US publisher Pantheon Books were among those whose accounts were taken over by scam…

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US Stocks Rise as Berkshire Climbs; Apple Sinks Again

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A central Iowa woman stepped forward Monday to claim a $343.9 million Powerball jackpot, the largest lottery prize won to date in Iowa.“I realize this is a life-changing moment,” Lerynne West of Redfield said as she claimed her prize at lottery headquarters in Clive. “I’m excited to share my winnings with…

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How Tesla Made a Record Profit

Tesla has produced a turnaround for the ages. Knowing how the company pulled it off is important for investors. Last week, chief executive Elon Musk said the electric car maker was struggling for survival up until September. Turns out, Tesla produced its biggest profit ever that quarter. A new regulatory filing from Tesla that came…

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Icelandair to buy budget rival WOW

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Trump says election will be seen as referendum on him

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump implored his supporters to vote on Tuesday, saying the media will treat the midterm results as a referendum on his presidency. “Even though I’m not on the ballot, in a certain way I am on the ballot,” Trump said during a tele-town hall organized by his re-election campaign…

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Autopsy finds rapper Mac Miller died from drugs and alcohol

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose due to a combination of alcohol and drugs, including fentanyl, a coroner’s report released Monday said. The Los Angeles County coroner’s report named the 26-year-old Miller’s cause of death as “mixed toxicity,” saying cocaine, alcohol and the powerful opioid fentanyl were found in his…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday’s election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 23 seats they would need to win control. After the first polls close in the Eastern United States, the tallies will start revealing…

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Officials: Driver was huffing before crash that killed 4

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A young driver was inhaling chemical vapors, or huffing, just prior to striking and killing three Girl Scouts and a mother and critically injuring a fourth girl who had been picking up trash along a rural Wisconsin highway, police said Monday. Colten Treu, 21, sped off after the collision in…

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Georgia governor’s race awash in election security issue

ATLANTA (AP) — An already tight governor’s race in Georgia devolved into new chaos Monday after the Republican candidate, who is also the state’s chief election official, alleged with little evidence that Democrats sought to hack a voter database that will be used in Tuesday’s elections. Republican nominee Brian Kemp made the allegation just as…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Michael Gregoire marched along a downtown sidewalk in the tense days before the midterm elections, waving a hand-painted sign at passing traffic: “DEFEAT REPUBLICANS 2018.” “The survival of the country is going to depend on this election,” he said as another man stopped for a moment to argue. The strangers faced…

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Iran president warns of ‘war situation’ as sanctions resume

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran greeted the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with air defense drills and a statement from President Hassan Rouhani that the nation faces a “war situation,” raising Mideast tensions as America’s maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic takes hold. The sanctions end all economic benefits America had granted Tehran for…

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YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Armed separatists have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon’s restive northwest region, a governor said Monday. The kidnapping late Sunday took place near Bamenda, the capital of the troubled English-speaking region, according to Governor Deben Tchoffo. A video purportedly of…

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US sanctions on Iran take force; major oil importers spared

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday but eight major importers of Iranian oil were spared from immediate penalties. The sanctions target Iran’s energy, financial and shipping sectors and are aimed at crippling the country’s economy following President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. The…

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Amazon.com Inc. has progressed to late-stage talks on its planned second headquarters with a small handful of communities including northern Virginia’s Crystal City, Dallas and New York City, people familiar with the matter said, as it nears a final decision that could reshape both the tech giant and the location it chooses. The ongoing talks…

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Elon Musk revealed some juicy details about upcoming vehicles and more in a lengthy podcast interview with Recode. Fortunately for the busier tech enthusiasts, we’ve brought you a brief summary of all the highlights. Pick-Up Truck “I really wanted something that’s like super futuristic cyberpunk.” It seems Tesla’s next vehicle is going to be a…

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Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays

New York (CNN Business)For the first time, Amazon is offering free shipping on all holiday orders in an effort to add new Prime members and juice the season’s sales numbers.Last year, Amazon shoppers without Prime memberships had to spend at least $25 to earn free shipping, but Amazon is waiving the purchase minimum starting Monday…

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State officials remind motorists dangers of drowsy driving as Daylight Saving Time ends

CAPITAL REGION, N.Y.— With Daylight Saving Time coming to an end, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) are urging motorists to be aware of the dangers of drowsy driving.Daylight Saving Time ended at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 4. The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) uses…

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Lawsuit settlement: Southwest, American Airlines customers may be able to get money

Passengers who have flown on some domestic Southwest or American Airlines flights from 2011 to 2018 may be able to get money from a lawsuit settlement. According to the lawsuit, some airlines colluded to limit capacity on domestic flights, leading flyers to pay artificially inflated prices. According to the fact-checking website Snopes, some customers got…

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Applebee’s is turning its business around, a $1 cocktail at a time

Francis Dean | Corbis News | Getty Images An Applebees restaurant in Buckley Washington.  It’s been a record-setting year for Applebee’s and the restaurant is showing no signs of slowing down, even as its competitors are struggling with getting guests in the door. Cheap alcoholic beverages and dinner deals lured in customers during the third…

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Community rallies behind doughnut shop owner while wife recovers

Sunday, November 04, 2018 10:48AMSEAL BEACH, California — Every day for the last 30 years, John Chhan has greeted his customers at Donut City in Seal Beach, California, starting at 4:30 a.m. He and his wife, Stella, have become a staple in the community.For him, it’s just nice working with his best friend and partner.…

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Instead of blowing away investors with production growth, the Big Oil giant increases its profits by utilizing the entire oil and gas value chain. The investment case for ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) has always been one that focuses on the very long term. Most of the time, that can come at the detriment of short-term results. That…

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Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Keitany win NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia has won the New York City Marathon, holding off countryman Shura Kitata by 1.99 seconds. Desisa finished in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 59 seconds. Last year’s winner, Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya, finished third. Mary Keitany of Kenya became the second woman to win the marathon four times,…

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Analysis: Dems whiffed in 2016, so what if they fail again?

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Democrats, the midterm elections have been a beacon in the dark, a chance to re-emerge from the political wilderness and repudiate a president they view as a dangerous force. But on the cusp of Tuesday’s vote, many Democrats are as anxious as they are hopeful. Their memories from 2016, when they…

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Campaigns make final push to galvanize voters for midterms

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Republican, Rep. Martha McSally, wore a maroon-and-gold Arizona State University T-shirt and jeans as she belted out the national anthem at the school’s homecoming game Saturday. The Democrat, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, wore a canary-yellow dress and 8-inch platform shoes with cactus applique as she presided over the coin toss. But…

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3 Wisconsin Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in hit-and-run crash

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and an adult who were collecting trash along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. Authorities have not released the names of the girls…

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Win or lose, Cruz and O’Rourke may remain political forces

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O’Rourke probably have bright political futures, perhaps even plausible White House aspirations, regardless of which one wins their high-profile Texas Senate race. Around Labor Day, when polls showed onetime punk rocker O’Rourke closing in on flipping a Senate seat in the country’s largest Republican-dominated state,…

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Synagogue attack a reminder of how common hate crimes are

Kevyn Perkins stopped cold when he saw the letters scrawled on the door to his dorm: “N—– go back” it said, inked in messy red marker. First he was blinded by confusion. Then rage. And then all he could think about was dropping out, finding a new school, escaping for good. “I thought maybe I…

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Why it’s still in Russia’s interest to mess with US politics

PARIS (AP) — Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election haven’t chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies — and might even have emboldened them. U.S. officials and tech companies say Russians have continued online activity targeted at American voters during the campaign for Tuesday’s election, masquerading as U.S. institutions and…

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WWI centenary to be marked in London and Paris, not Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London for a ceremony in Westminster Abbey with Queen Elizabeth II. But while Germany’s leaders visit the capitals of its wartime enemies, at home there…

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Trump presidency faces high stakes in midterm elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been acting like a candidate on the ballot this week, staging daily double-header rallies and blasting out ads for Republicans up for election on Tuesday. Given the stakes for his presidency, he might as well be. A knot of investigations. Partisan gridlock. A warning shot for his re-election…

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Flight Attendants Interrogated a Black Doctor for Assisting a Sick Passenger

Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford was aboard a Delta flight from Indianapolis to Boston when she saw that something was visibly wrong with the person seated next to her. As Stanford began to help the other person, the flight attendants noticed and became skeptical of the doctor.According to the New York Times, an attendant came over…

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The Winkleboss Twins Want $32 Million in Allegedly Stolen Bitcoins Back

Cameron Winklevoss, left, and Tyler Winklevoss, right.Photo: Evan Agostini/Invision (AP)A former Bitcoin tycoon who served a year in prison for his role facilitating transactions on the Silk Road digital drug bazaar is being sued by none other than the Winklevoss twins, the HarvardConnection creators famous for suing Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly stealing the idea for…

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2 Dead After Wall Collapses at Amazon Distribution Center

Two people were found dead under debris after a wall collapsed at an Amazon distribution center in Baltimore Friday night. The first person was found Friday night and was then taken to the hospital. However, one employee was not accounted for, according to local news radio station WBAL. It was not initially clear whether the…

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Google walkouts showed what the new tech resistance looks like, with lots of cues from union organizing

Jillian D’Onfro | CNBC An atypical spirit of tech worker solidarity was on display Thursday morning, as 20,000 Google employees poured from offices in 50 cities around the world as part of a massive walk-out to protest the way the company handles sexual harassment. The widespread demonstrations, spurred by a revealing New York Times report…

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Woman Sues Airline After Being Raped on Flight

Colorado resident Aubrey Lane is suing American Airlines for failing to protect her from a drunk passenger who raped her on a redeye flight from Phoenix to New York in 2017.Lane filed the suit on October 31 in federal court in New York. It claims that American Airlines allowed a visibly drunk man to board…

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Tesla supporters are making 5 crucial mistakes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Bill Pugliano / Stringer / Getty Images Tesla is heading into 2019 in better shape than it ever has been in the past.But that doesn’t mean it’s time to let Tesla bullishness run free.Many of Tesla’s ambitious supporters are making big mistakes about the company. Tesla turned an important corner a…

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Facing iPhone Troubles, Apple Tries to Change the Story

When Steve Jobs took a swipe at Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle in 2009, he pointed to the online retailer’s decision not to report unit sales of its reading device as evidence it wasn’t selling many. Nearly a decade later, Apple is following a similar path. The company said it would stop disclosing data on the number…

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Amazon is in advanced talks about putting second headquarters in Northern Virginia, those close to process say

Jonathan O’Connell Reporter covering economic development with a focus on commercial real estate and the Trump Organization November 3 at 10:00 AM Amazon.com has held advanced discussions about the possibility of opening its highly sought-after second headquarters in Crystal City, including how quickly it would move employees there, which buildings it would occupy and how…

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Conventional thinking: Conservatives push new amendments

NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever success Republicans have amassed in taking control of all three branches of U.S. government, and whatever fate awaits them as midterm elections near, some on the right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution. And to the mounting alarm of others on all parts of the spectrum, they…

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Trump, Democrats vying for support in final midterm push

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrats are delivering competing closing arguments during the final weekend before Tuesday’s elections , but their messages are complicated by a deadly shooting in a politically pivotal state. Trump aimed to drum up voter turnout with events Saturday in Belgrade, Montana, and Pensacola, Florida, about 200 miles west…

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About 100 gather for ‘healing service’ outside synagogue

Rabbi Chuck Diamond, center, a former Rabbi at the Tree of Life Synagogue, hugs a woman after leading a Shabbat service outside the Tree of Life Synagogue, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 in Pittsburgh. Last Saturday, 11 people were killed and six wounded when their worship was interrupted by a gunman’s bullets. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)…

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Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio slayings

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What was supposed to be a routine Friday night ritual of socializing, dining and exercising in an upscale shopping center a few miles from Florida’s Capitol turned into a chaotic scene after a gunman shot two people to death and wounded five others at a yoga studio before killing himself. Tallahassee…

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No answers for family’s questions about Civil War unknowns

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — When Paul Davis heard earlier this year that the complete remains of two Civil War soldiers had been uncovered recently at Manassas National Battlefield, mixed among severed limbs in a surgeon’s pit, he immediately wondered: Could that be his great-great uncle William, who died at the Second Battle of Bull Run,…

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Alec Baldwin says he didn’t punch man in parking dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin is denying that he punched anyone over a parking spot and says an assault allegation is being reported “for the purposes of clickbait entertainment.” The actor was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly hitting another man in the face during a dispute over a parking…

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In Florida, a bitter and personal clash for US Senate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians could help determine control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday as they decide whether to keep three-term incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in office or replace him with Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Nelson has been viewed as one of the nation’s most vulnerable Democrats thanks to the formidable challenge from Scott,…

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Social media’s misinformation battle: No winners, so far

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook and other social platforms have been fighting online misinformation and hate speech for two years. With the U.S. midterm elections just a few days away, there are signs that they’re making some headway, although they’re still a very long way from winning the war. That’s because the effort risks running…

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Naming disaster: When home becomes shorthand for heartbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — As the neighborhood where she grew up became national news, as the synagogue where her bat mitzvah took place 37 years ago became the font of a thousand unwelcome tears, Sarah Bloom watched TV — and listened. What she heard as she sat in her Florida home last weekend made her…

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For some, a vibrant US economy complicates voting decision

EXTON, Pennsylvania (AP) — For many voters in America’s affluent suburbs, a flourishing economy is forcing a thorny dilemma for the midterm elections. Do they vote Democratic, in part to protest President Donald Trump for behavior some see as divisive and unpresidential? Or do they back Republicans in hopes that the economy will continue thriving…

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Why GoPro, Inc. Stock Plunged Today

The action-camera specialist fell despite beating quarterly expectations. Here’s what happened. What happened Shares of GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) were down 22.4% as of 2:30 p.m. EDT Friday after the action-camera specialist announced strong third-quarter results, but followed with underwhelming fourth-quarter guidance. On the former, GoPro’s quarterly revenue declined 13.3% year over year to $285.9 million,…

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Most of Canada’s largest marijuana producers deny mafia ties after investigative report

The largest Canada-based marijuana producers denied to MarketWatch that they have done business with or taken investment cash from people tied to organized crime, after a bombshell report to that effect that did not name names. Canadian Broadcasting Corp., the country’s government-backed news outlet commonly referred to as CBC, posted a report late Thursday that…

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Top VC deals: SoftBank dumps $1.1 billion into smart glass; Coinbase is worth $8 billion

Source: View View Dynamic Glass windows at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.  SoftBank’s Vision Fund invested $1.1 billion in smart glass maker View, the start-up announced Friday. View makes dynamic window glass that can adjust the level of tint to keep cooling costs down and reduce glare. The company has installed smart windows at commercial airports,…

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Toys R Us to open holiday pop-up shops in 600 Kroger stores

What’s left of Toys R Us is returning for the holidays, with Geoffrey’s Toy Box setting up shop this month in about 600 Kroger stores in nearly 30 states, the nation’s largest supermarket chain said Friday.The grocery chain is the latest retailer to make a play for former Toys R Us shoppers. Walmart and Target…

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AT&T and Dish’s HBO battle is the bleak future of cable and streaming

Yesterday, Dish customers lost access to HBO due to an ongoing licensing dispute between the premium cable channel and the TV distributor. It marks the first time in HBO’s 40-plus-year history that it’s gone dark. This sort of thing seems to happen every once in a while in the cable industry, but it also might…

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Alibaba Feels the Pinch From China’s Slowing Economic Growth

ImageAlibaba has benefited from China’s growing middle class and the explosion of online shopping. But slower economic growth could present significant headwinds.CreditCreditWang He/Getty ImagesSHANGHAI — China’s biggest e-commerce company is expecting rockier times ahead, a troubling sign for a vast economy that is one of the world’s most important engines of growth.The flagging pace of…

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General Motors unveils electric bicycles to arrive in 2019

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideGeneral Motors designed this electric bicycle, which folds up for portability, especially for urban commuters. It will arrive in 2019.(Photo: General Motors)It might sound counterintuitive for a car company to make a product that serves as an alternative to cars.But that’s exactly what General Motors is doing.GM has designed two electric…

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Apple Bruised By Weaker Outlook, iPhone Unit Sales Blackout, Despite Solid Q4

Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares fell the most in more than than two years Friday after the world’s biggest tech company posted stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter but said slowing growth in emerging markets and a stronger U.S. dollar would likely mean holiday sales would fall shy of Wall Street’s forecasts. The group also rattled investors…

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Cadillac Cancels $1800-a-Month Car-Subscription Service

General Motors Co. is winding down a car-subscription service it rolled out nearly two years ago for Cadillac, underscoring the challenges traditional car makers face as they try to diversify into new transportation offerings. The Book by Cadillac service—available in Los Angeles, Dallas and New York—will shut down operations by the end of this year, according to people…

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Walmart sues former credit card issuer as bitter feud escalates

Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes: reportJon Hilsenrath, global economics editor for The Wall Street Journal, discusses the growth of the U.S. economy, President Trump’s trade war with China and Walmart’s warning that it may raise prices due to the president’s tariffs. There is more bad blood between Walmart and its former credit…

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Facing uphill battle, Dems lay foundation in GOP stronghold

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Patricia Linder is the kind of undecided voter Democrats are looking for. The Tennessee retiree lives just outside Nashville in Williamson County, the type of suburban territory where Democrats have made gains in other states since President Donald Trump was elected in 2016. As Democrats around the country push hard to…

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‘We have to keep going:’ A day with the migrant caravan

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — On the 15th day of their journey, Joel Eduardo Espinar and his family were hurting. And they still had a country to traverse before they got to the United States. A little more than two weeks before, they had fled Honduras and joined the migrant caravan of Central Americans snaking toward…

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‘We have to keep going:’ A day with the migrant caravan

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — On the 15th day of their journey, Joel Eduardo Espinar and his family were hurting. And they still had a country to traverse before they got to the United States. A little more than two weeks before, they had fled Honduras and joined the migrant caravan of Central Americans snaking toward…

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US reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, ramping up economic pressure on the Islamic Republic as President Donald Trump completed the unraveling of what had been one of his predecessor’s signature foreign policy achievements. The sanctions,…

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Florida becomes epicenter of nation’s polarizing politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is emerging as an epicenter of the nation’s polarizing politics in the final days of the 2018 campaign. In the closely contested campaign for governor, President Donald Trump and GOP nominee Ron DeSantis have used what has been called racially coded language to slam Democrat Andrew Gillum. The battles for…

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Feds say heroin, fentanyl remain biggest drug threat to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Most of that was the result of a record number of opioid-related deaths. Preliminary figures show more than 72,000…

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Wages surge as US adds a robust 250,000 jobs in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses ramped up hiring in October, and wages rose by the largest year-over-year amount in nearly a decade, a combination that is pulling a rising share of Americans into the job market. In the final major economic report before Tuesday’s congressional elections, the government said Friday that U.S. employers added a…

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Official hopes staffing boost deters Arizona voting problems

PHOENIX (AP) — It’s the week before the general election and poll workers for the Arizona county with 2.2 million of the state’s 3.7 million registered voters gathered to train for their mission: Making sure Maricopa County’s August primary nightmare doesn’t happen again. That’s when dozens of polling stations for the sprawling area that includes…

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Security experts question border mission for military

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt that his top priority as leader of the military is making it more “lethal” — better at war and more prepared for it — and yet nothing about the military’s new mission at the U.S.-Mexico border advances that goal. Some argue it detracts from…

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Security experts question border mission for military

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt that his top priority as leader of the military is making it more “lethal” — better at war and more prepared for it — and yet nothing about the military’s new mission at the U.S.-Mexico border advances that goal. Some argue it detracts from…

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Google employees stage walkout over handling of sexual misconduct by executives

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 1, 2018 / 12:20 PM GMT / Updated 7:53 PM GMTBy Jason Abbruzzese, Alex Holmes, Didi Martinez and David IngramEmployees in Google offices around the world staged a walkout on Thursday to protest the company’s handling of senior executives…

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Intoxicated Baggage Handler Falls Asleep in Plane Cargo Hold and Flies to Chicago

A baggage handler at Kansas City International Airport took a nap in the cargo hold of an aircraft, but when he woke up, he wasn’t in Kanas anymore. Ross Feinstein, a spokesperson for American Airlines, tells PEOPLE that on Oct. 27, a Piedmont Airlines employee was working an American Airlines flight that departed at 5:52 a.m.…

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Prison time, hefty fines for data privacy violations: draft US Senate bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Democratic U.S. senator on Thursday unveiled draft legislation that would allow hefty fines and as much as 20-year prison terms for executives who violate privacy and cybersecurity standards. FILE PHOTO: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) arrives for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing evaluating the Intelligence Community Assessment on “Russian Activities and…

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Fox’s Murdoch mulls buying back regional sports networks from Disney

FILE PHOTO – Lachlan Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corp. and 20th Century Fox arrives for the annual Allen and Co. Conference at the Sun Valley, Idaho Resort July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (Reuters) – Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch said Thursday it is still an “open question” whether…

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Tesla Investor Group Calls for Board Overhaul, More Oversight of Elon Musk

A group of Tesla Inc. shareholders, including several U.S. state investment officials, called on the company’s board to make sweeping changes to its governance to enhance oversight of Chief Executive Elon Musk. In a letter sent Thursday to three Tesla directors, the shareholders said Tesla’s board should create a plan to refresh its membership and…

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‘Uber Pro’ Trials Free Online Courses, Pay Bump For Highest Rated Drivers

In this photo illustration, the Uber app is displayed on a smartphone on March 20, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images) In the wake of its battle with Lyft to retain drivers until self-driving tech can take over, Uber will be trying out a new perk system for some of its top…

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You can get a free Doritos Locos Taco from Taco Bell today

It’s free taco day! Everyone can get a free Doritos Locos Taco at participating Taco Bell locations around the United States from 2-6 p.m. today thanks to Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts stealing a base in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 23. Red Sox OF Mookie Betts earns free Taco Bell for everyone…

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AT&T—owner of HBO and DirecTV—lets HBO go dark on Dish in money fight

A first for HBO — HBO’s first-ever blackout on a TV service comes five months after AT&T merger. Jon Brodkin – Nov 1, 2018 5:06 pm UTC HBOAT&T-owned HBO and Cinemax have been pulled from Dish’s satellite TV service and the Dish-owned Sling TV streaming service over a money dispute, marking the first-ever blackout for…

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Amazon has released thousands of early Black Friday deals — here are some of the best ones

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Black Friday falls on November 23 this year. Amazon is gearing up early for the day by releasing thousands of Early Black Friday Deals. Rather than wait…

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Southwest Airlines to offer free in-flight movies

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He bashes Trump in Texas, but GOP is desperate to keep him

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Few Republicans in Congress have publicly criticized President Donald Trump like Will Hurd of Texas, who didn’t vote for him 2016 and won’t say if he will in 2020. But next week on Election Day, Hurd could end up helping save him. One of just three black Republicans in Congress, Hurd…

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Video of cop killer tweeted by Trump denounced as racist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The video shows a Latino man in court, smiling menacingly. And his words are clear: He’s killed cops and he’s “gonna kill more cops soon.” The man in the video, Luis Bracamontes, is an immigrant in the country illegally who was convicted this year of murdering two law enforcement officials. His image…

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A growing toll: 56,800 migrants dead and missing in 4 years

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One by one, five to a grave, the coffins are buried in the red earth of this ill-kept corner of a South African cemetery. The scrawl on the cheap wood attests to their anonymity: “Unknown B/Male.” These men were migrants from elsewhere in Africa with next to nothing who sought a living…

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Venezuela’s vanishing red bird gets a coffee pick-me-up

CARAYACA, Venezuela (AP) — Images of a tiny red bird that barely fills the palm of one’s hand appear everywhere in Venezuela — printed on money, labels of craft beer bottles and the cover of children’s school books. But the finch-like red siskin is vanishing from the wild at an alarming rate, falling prey to…

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Memorabilia from astronauts Armstrong, Glenn up for auction

1 of 4 This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows a helmet worn by John Glenn during the history-making flight, dubbed Project Bullet, in which the future astronaut set the transcontinental speed record in 1957. Artifacts owned by the late Neil Armstrong will be offered for sale by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions starting Thursday, Nov.…

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Google employees walk out to protest treatment of women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is the tech company’s mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives. Employees staged walkouts at offices from Tokyo and Singapore to London…

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Synagogue suspect pleads not guilty as more funerals planned

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With two more funerals set for Thursday, the anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty to federal charges that could put him on death row. Robert Bowers, 46, was arraigned one day after a grand jury issued a 44-count indictment that charges him…

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Federal health care website up and running after slow start

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal website where consumers can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was up and running Thursday after a slow start as sign-up season for 2019 opened days before the midterm elections. During early morning hours, people accessing the site were directed to a screen that said work was underway.…

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Trump says border troops could hit 15K, surprising Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Thursday his plans to automatically deny asylum to migrants who try to enter the U.S. illegally between ports of entry — part of his latest election-season response to caravans heading toward the border. It was unclear whether the restrictions Trump was expected to propose…

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In Georgia, Stacey Abrams faces balancing act on race

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — If Stacey Abrams becomes America’s first black female governor on Tuesday, former President Jimmy Carter and Oprah Winfrey could be the keys to her success. Her ability to win over a 94-year-old white man with deep ties to the rural South and one of the world’s most famous black women who…

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Stocks surge to cap off wild October, but S&P 500 posts biggest monthly loss since 2011

Stocks rose sharply on Wednesday for a second straight day as strong earnings from General Motors and Facebook lifted sentiment. But the major averages still posted big October losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 241.12 points to 25,115.76, led by Visa, bringing its two-day gain to about 650 points. The S&P 500 gained 1.1…

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WeWork is tracking how much its members drink during the workday

WeWork, the co-working giant known for its aggressive expansion campaign, startup bro-y culture, and millennial-bait decor, has begun limiting the amount of alcohol members can drink on its premises. In a message sent to WeWork tenants, the company said it was “piloting an innovative, software-driven mechanism to help manage the provision of alcohol” in WeWork’s…

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GM Offers Pool of 18000 Long-Time Employees Voluntary Buyouts

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Federal Reserve unveils proposal to ease regulations for larger banks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday it wants to ease regulations for U.S. lenders with less than $700 billion in assets, a way to lessen the burden on big commercial lenders that do not have volatile Wall Street businesses. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August…

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SpaceX shuffles Starlink leadership, hoping to accelerate launch

SpaceX is changing the lineup at the Seattle-based offices of Starlink, the company’s nascent satellite broadband division. A Reuters report depicts a whirlwind visit by CEO Elon Musk as a middle management bloodbath, but SpaceX says it’s just the usual fast-moving space company stuff. Starlink plans to put thousands of satellites into space with which…

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Facebook is separating Workplace from the main Facebook site to appease business customers concerned about …

Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has assigned several top executives to blockchain development efforts. On September 28, the day that Facebook disclosed a security breach impacting millions of its users, the head of the company’s upstart enterprise business reached out to Walmart, a top customer, to…

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The Drop: Why Reese’s Peanut Butter cups should replace candy corn as the Halloween icon

CLOSE On this edition of “The Drop,” Justin Mack nominates Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups to force out the candy corn incumbent. Stephen J. Beard, [email protected]’s been a good run, candy corn. Wait, no it hasn’t.(Photo: Sian Cox / EyeEm, Getty Images/EyeEm)Candy corn is trash. We all know it’s true, so it’s time to finally put any nostalgia…

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Lime recalls some scooters due to fire concerns

Lime, the electric scooter and bike-share startup, has pulled some of its scooters from the streets of Los Angeles, San Diego and Lake Tahoe. That’s because of two hardware challenges the company has experienced, Lime wrote in a blog post last night. In August, Lime says it became aware of a potential issue with some…

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Tesla electric vehicles will park themselves in 2019, Elon Musk says

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThe Tesla Model S.(Photo: Tesla)Tesla cars will be able to find a parking spot on their own in 2019, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday.Musk described the technology as a “slightly smarter version” of the automaker’s Autopark feature, which currently enables a Tesla to parallel park or perpendicular park on its own…

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San Francisco Bay area home sales suffer their slowest September in 11 years

Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Real estate agent hands out information on a home for sale during an open house in San Francisco, California. Home sales in the San Francisco Bay area have been falling for months, but in September buyers pulled back in an even bigger way. Sales of both new and existing homes…

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America’s gender, racial divides on display in House races

WASHINGTON (AP) — Perhaps nowhere is the choice facing voters next Tuesday more vividly on display than in the battle for control of the U.S. House. Democrats are fielding more women and minority candidates than ever, while Republicans are trying to hold their majority with mostly white men. The disparity highlights a trend that has…

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Official: Mafia hit man is suspect in death of Whitey Bulger

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and DENISE LAVOIEOctober 31, 20181 of 5 In this April 14, 2009 photo, Fotios “Freddy” Geas appears for a court proceeding in his defense in the Al Bruno murder case, in Springfield, Mass. Geas and at least one other inmate are being investigated as suspects in the slaying of former Boston…

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Turkish prosecutor says Saudi writer strangled, dismembered

ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body was dismembered before it was removed, a top Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday. Chief Istanbul prosecutor Irfan Fidan’s office also said in a statement that discussions with Saudi…

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The Latest: Trump blasts GOP’s Ryan over citizenship comment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s stance on immigration issues (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is criticizing Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan for dismissing his call to end so-called birthright citizenship for the children of non-U.S. citizens born in the country. Trump tweets that Ryan “should be focusing on…

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Gone to pot: Marijuana shortages plague Canada

TORONTO (AP) — The name of the store is High North, but it might as well be named High and Dry because for all but about four hours of the first two weeks since marijuana was legalized in Canada, there was no pot to sell. Trevor Tobin, one of the owners of the Labrador City…

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‘Into vogue’: Death penalty cases tick upward under Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Before a suspect was even publicly named, President Donald Trump declared that whoever gunned down 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue should “suffer the ultimate price” and that the death penalty should be brought back “into vogue.” Trump has largely gotten his wish, at least on the federal level, with death…

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APNewsBreak: Church covered up priest’s abuse of 50 boys

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese has hidden for decades a priest’s admission that he sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys, a silence that may have put other children in danger, The Associated Press has learned. The Rev. Jerome Coyle, 85, was stripped of his parish assignments in the 1980s but has…

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Boston throws a party for World Series-winning Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans accustomed to the success of their beloved sports franchises cheered wildly as duck boats ferried the Boston Red Sox on a parade through city streets to mark the team’s fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years. The parade began Wednesday at the…

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Pittsburgh funerals continue after Trump visit and protests

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Members of Pittsburgh’s grief-stricken Jewish community endured another round of funerals Wednesday for victims of the synagogue massacre, a day after President Donald Trump encountered hundreds of protesters when he came to town to pay his respects. Melvin Wax, 87, Irving Younger, 69, and Joyce Fienberg, 75, were to be laid to…

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Pittsburgh funerals continue after Trump visit and protests

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Members of Pittsburgh’s grief-stricken Jewish community endured another round of funerals Wednesday for victims of the synagogue massacre, a day after President Donald Trump encountered hundreds of protesters when he came to town to pay his respects. Melvin Wax, 87, Irving Younger, 69, and Joyce Fienberg, 75, were to be laid to…

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Facebook beats on earnings, but misses estimates on revenue and daily active users

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook  Facebook fell short when it came to revenue, daily active user and monthly active user estimates in its latest earnings report, despite exceeding analyst expectations on earnings per share. The company reported its third-quarter earnings after bell on Tuesday:…

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GE plunges to worst day since 2009 after analysts say dividend cut to a penny may not be enough

General Electric shares plunged 8.8 percent, briefly trading below $10 a share, on Tuesday after multiple Wall Street analysts warned clients that new CEO Larry Culp’s cut to the quarterly dividend to just a penny a share may be just the beginning of a slow and difficult process. GE shares fell as low as $9.87…

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Under Armour shares skyrocket but competition with Nike is still a threat

Under Armour Inc. shares have skyrocketed more than 25% in Tuesday trading, but analysts are sounding an alarm about being too optimistic after the athletic brand reported a decline in North America amid rising competition with Nike Inc. Under Armour UAA, +27.71% UA, +24.75%  reported adjusted earnings per share that soared past consensus, and revenue…

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LIVE: Here come Facebook’s Q3 earnings…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Facebook’s failed to meet Wall Street’s expectations for revenue in the third quarter of 2018, and user growth is flatlining in its key markets, but its stock jumped 2% in after-hours trading. On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley tech giant announced its Q3 2018 earnings. It just missed consensus…

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Tesla’s Elon Musk is raising an important question about job titles

This week, in a classic Muskian publicity stunt, Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, announced that he no longer had a job title at the electric-car manufacturer.He had deleted his honorifics from his Tesla bio page, where he previously had been listed as chairman, product architect, and CEO, he said in a tweet. “I’m…

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Higher Oil Output And Better Pricing To Drive Chesapeake’s Q3 Results

BETA This is a BETA experience. You may opt-out by clicking Oct 30, 2018, 02:23pm A monitor displays Chesapeake Energy Corp. signage on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg) Chesapeake Energy, (NYSE:CHK), one of the largest natural gas producers in the…