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Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint
February 18th, 2019  11:51 AM

Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, wants to be greener

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EU to react swiftly if Trump slaps tariffs on EU cars
February 18th, 2019  7:26 AM

The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs

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China accuses Washington of trying to block development
February 18th, 2019  6:15 AM

China accuses Washington of trying to block industry development after Pence calls Huawei and other telecom suppliers a security threat

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UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation
February 18th, 2019  5:14 AM

A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook

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UK lawmakers recommend stiffer social media regulation
February 17th, 2019  9:38 PM

A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook

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Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case
February 17th, 2019  4:18 PM

The Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up a case involving an Alabama man who developed a way to process undeliverable mail

Mitch Hungerpiller
Insider Q&A: Grailed CEO talks about popular men's fashion
February 17th, 2019  1:00 PM

If you don't know fashion labels Supreme or Off-White, you've probably also never heard of Grailed, an eBay-like marketplace where those brands can be sold and bought

Insider Q&A: Grailed CEO talks about popular men's fashion
Aurora shooting raises questions over gun permit checks
February 17th, 2019  12:33 PM

Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois

Aurora shooting raises questions over gun permit checks
Pass It On: Grailed CEO on hiring the right people
February 17th, 2019  12:06 PM

Pass It On: Grailed CEO Arun Gupta on the importance of hiring the right people

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Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity
February 17th, 2019  9:54 AM

Retailers and top fashion brands keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity but now some are trying to come up with actual solutions

Retailers, fashion brands struggle with racial insensitivity
Aurora attacker took gun to work he shouldn't have owned
February 17th, 2019  6:01 AM

The man who killed five co-workers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant took a gun he wasn't allowed to have to a job he must have known he was about to lose

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Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart
February 16th, 2019  2:58 PM

When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling

Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio
Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story
February 16th, 2019  10:11 AM

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

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Russian court orders US investor Calvey held for 2 months
February 16th, 2019  9:45 AM

A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges

Michael Calvey
Ballpark mustard maker drops Indians' Chief Wahoo logo
February 16th, 2019  9:40 AM

The maker of Cleveland's ballpark mustard is removing the Chief Wahoo logo from its branding and packaging to maintain longstanding ties with the Cleveland Indians baseball team

Ballpark mustard maker drops Indians' Chief Wahoo logo
Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois
February 15th, 2019  11:41 PM

Police say a 15-year employee being fired from a manufacturing company opened fire in its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot.

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois
Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business
February 15th, 2019  9:05 PM

Officials say one person was killed and four police officers wounded after a gunman opened fire in an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois

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Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold
February 15th, 2019  7:54 PM

A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline

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Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores
February 15th, 2019  7:36 PM

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its U.S. stores, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us that have liquidated in the last year

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores
Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar
February 15th, 2019  7:02 PM

Gucci announcing major push to step up diversity hiring following an uproar over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface

Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar

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