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Uber sued over lack of wheelchair-accessible cars in DC - CNNMoney

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 6:02pm

CNNMoney

Uber sued over lack of wheelchair-accessible cars in DC
CNNMoney
The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, alleges that Uber is violating both the Americans with Disabilities Act, which requires transportation companies to offer equal access to all riders, and D.C.'s Human Rights Act. Uber's fleet of 30,000 vehicles in D.C ...

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Staples to Be Acquired by Sycamore Partners for $6.9 Billion - Bloomberg

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 5:48pm

Bloomberg

Staples to Be Acquired by Sycamore Partners for $6.9 Billion
Bloomberg
Staples Inc. will be acquired by Sycamore Partners for about $6.9 billion in one of the largest retail deals of the year, a wager that the office-supply chain is better off continuing its turnaround plan as a private company. Sycamore, saying it was ...
Sycamore Partners to buy Staples for $6.9 billionCNBC
Office Supplies Chain Staples Sold for $6.9 BillionU.S. News & World Report
Staples in $6.9 bln sale to private equity firm SycamoreNasdaq
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Laptop ban on planes to US replaced by tighter security - CNET

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 5:25pm

CNET

Laptop ban on planes to US replaced by tighter security
CNET
DHA says the new security measures include heightened screening of personal electronic devices. Getty Images. The US Homeland Security Department has decided not to expand a ban on laptops in the passenger cabins of planes flying to the States.

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Capital One Must Resubmit Plan While 33 Banks Ace Fed Stress Tests - Bloomberg

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:47pm

Bloomberg

Capital One Must Resubmit Plan While 33 Banks Ace Fed Stress Tests
Bloomberg
Capital One Financial Corp. was alone among big U.S. banks in stumbling through the Federal Reserve's annual stress tests, getting conditional approval to distribute capital to shareholders. Thirty-three other firms aced the review and are likely to ...
Fed gives big US banks a green light for buyback, dividend plansReuters
Don't Stress, Bank Stocks Should Raise Their DividendsForbes
Bank of America to raise its dividend by 60% after bank stress testsCharlotte Observer
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There may be fecal bacteria in your Starbucks iced coffee, investigation finds - MarketWatch

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:15pm

MarketWatch

There may be fecal bacteria in your Starbucks iced coffee, investigation finds
MarketWatch
Before you take another sip of that iced coffee, be warned: There may be bacteria from feces in it. The BBC's Watchdog team conducted an investigation into U.K. coffee chains and found that samples of ice from Starbucks SBUX, +0.37% Costa Coffee and ...
Starbucks' iced coffee may have fecal matter in it — and so do all these other thingsMiami Herald
Starbucks, Caffe Nero and Costa Have Fecal Bacteria in Their Iced DrinksNewsweek
Fecal bacteria found in ice at Starbucks, 2 other chains in UK investigationCNBC
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Staples to announce sale to Sycamore Partners on Wednesday: source - Reuters

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:12pm

Reuters

Staples to announce sale to Sycamore Partners on Wednesday: source
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Staples office supply store is seen in New York City, U.S., April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo. 1/2. left. right. A shopping cart is seen outside a Staples office supplies store in the Chicago suburb of Glenview, Illinois, ...

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Canada's Supreme Court rules Google must block certain search results worldwide - The Verge

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 3:38pm

The Verge

Canada's Supreme Court rules Google must block certain search results worldwide
The Verge
Canada's Supreme Court upheld a British Columbia court ruling today that ordered Google to de-list entire domains and websites from its global search index. The 7-2 landmark ruling stems from case Google v. Equustek, which began when BC-based ...
Canada's ruling on Google search results sparks censorship concernsZDNet
Google must alter worldwide search results, per orders from Canada's top courtArs Technica
Google must yank search results globally, says Canada courtCNET
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Warren Buffett Calls the Republican Health Plan the 'Relief for the Rich Act' - Fortune

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 2:36pm

Fortune

Warren Buffett Calls the Republican Health Plan the 'Relief for the Rich Act'
Fortune
Warren Buffett thinks the Republican health care bill has an alternative purpose: to help the already-wealthy make even more money. The famed investor and world's second-richest person had some choice words about the legislation currently being debated ...
Warren Buffett is worth $75 billion but says he would be 'very happy' with $100000 a yearCNBC
Buffett Says He Wouldn't Take Credit for Stock Jump If PresidentBloomberg
Part 2 — Billionaire Warren Buffett says GOP health reform bills are relief for the richPBS NewsHour
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Tesla's CEO Elon Musk Has 6 Mind-Blowing Ideas That Could Eventually Change Your Life - TheStreet.com

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 1:28pm

Fortune

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk Has 6 Mind-Blowing Ideas That Could Eventually Change Your Life
TheStreet.com
Chicago's mayor and Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk are in discussions on making the city a bit more boring. Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the Chicago Tribune on Monday that he is having preliminary discussions with Musk to use a high-tech digger to bore ...
Will Oil Prices Spoil Tesla Inc's (TSLA) Model 3 Party?Investorplace.com
The Futurist Scorecard: A Look At (Almost) Everything That Interests Elon Musk Besides Building CarsBenzinga
Tesla Drops A Bomb On Shareholders And OwnersSeeking Alpha
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The Latest: FedEx cyberattack damage 'could be material' - Washington Post

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 1:26pm

Washington Post

The Latest: FedEx cyberattack damage 'could be material'
Washington Post
PARIS — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local):. 7:25 p.m.. Logistics firm FedEx says deliveries by its TNT Express subsidiary have been slowed by the global cyberattack, another ...
FedEx Says Cyberattack Disrupts TNT's Worldwide OperationsBloomberg
FedEx: Deliveries by subsidiary slowed by global cyberattackWJLA
FedEx says operations at TNT Express disrupted after virus attackBusiness Insider
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S&P 500 Sees Best Gains Since April, Nasdaq to Snap Two-Day Losing Streak - TheStreet.com

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 1:02pm

TheStreet.com

S&P 500 Sees Best Gains Since April, Nasdaq to Snap Two-Day Losing Streak
TheStreet.com
The Nasdaq gained 1.2%, setting the index up to snap a two-day losing streak. The S&P 500 was up 0.89%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.76%. Markets were in rebound mode, bouncing back from their worst losses on Tuesday, June 27, ...
Wall St. rises as bank stocks gain, tech reboundsReuters
Nasdaq futures fall as tech selloff continuesBusiness Insider
JP Morgan leads Dow Jones higherBBC News
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ABC, meat company settle $1.9 billion "pink slime" suit - CBS News

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:30pm

CBS News

ABC, meat company settle $1.9 billion "pink slime" suit
CBS News
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement Wednesday in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the American network over its reports on a lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." The terms of ...
Meat Processor Cuts Deal With ABC in 'Pink Slime' Defamation CaseNew York Times
Siouxland leaders react to BPI settlement with ABCSioux City Journal
The Latest: BPI: Settlement a foundation to grow businessWashington Post
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ABC, Meat Company Settle Their Beef - Benzinga

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:12pm

Benzinga

ABC, Meat Company Settle Their Beef
Benzinga
Beef Products Inc. settled a defamation and libel lawsuit against the American Broadcasting Company and its reporter Jim Avila in part for using the term “pink slime” in a broadcast, Reuters reported Wednesday. The meat processor alleged that ABC, ...

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Despite President Trump's tweet, Amazon already collects sales taxes - CNBC

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 11:45am

CNBC

Despite President Trump's tweet, Amazon already collects sales taxes
CNBC
Amazon, the online retail giant, is collecting sales taxes nationwide on purchases. President Donald Trump seemingly took a swipe at the internet juggernaut suggesting otherwise on June 28. @realDonaldTrump. As of April 1, Amazon began collecting sales ...
Trump Attacks the 'AmazonWashingtonPost' Over TaxesBloomberg
President Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter, says it doesn't pay 'internet taxes'Fox News
Trump targets Amazon over 'internet taxes' in new tweet criticizing Bezos-owned Washington PostGeekWire
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China Is About to Bury Elon Musk in Batteries - Bloomberg

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:50am

Bloomberg

China Is About to Bury Elon Musk in Batteries
Bloomberg
As Elon Musk races to finish building the world's biggest battery factory in the Nevada desert, China is poised to leave him in the dust. Chinese companies have plans for additional factories with the capacity to pump out more than 120 gigawatt-hours a ...
The Futurist Scorecard: A Look At (Almost) Everything That Interests Elon Musk Besides Building CarsBenzinga
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's 6 Mind-Blowing Ideas Include Digging Holes, Colonizing Mars and So Much MoreTheStreet.com
Tesla Inc (The Battery Company) Is In Big, Very Bad TroubleLearnBonds
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ABC says it's settling 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:47am

Los Angeles Times

ABC says it's settling 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit
Los Angeles Times
ABC News has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a $1.9-billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed “pink slime,” the TV network said Wednesday.
ABC Reaches Settlement in Beef Products 'Pink Slime' SuitVariety
Meat processor reaches deal with ABC in 'pink slime' defamation caseReuters
BREAKING: BPI settles defamation suit with ABCSioux City Journal
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Pound jumps on Bank of England Governor's rate rise hint - BBC News

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:32am

BBC News

Pound jumps on Bank of England Governor's rate rise hint
BBC News
The pound jumped nearly 1% after the governor of the Bank of England suggested that interest rates could rise if business investment grows. Sterling rose to $1.2936 against the dollar after Mark Carney said that "some removal of monetary stimulus is ...
Sterling surges to 3-week high, FTSE falls on Carney rate hike signalCNBC
Financial Stability Report June 2017 | Issue No. 41 - Bank of EnglandBank of England

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Pending home sales tumble as supply crisis hits sales - CNBC

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:01am

CNBC

Pending home sales tumble as supply crisis hits sales
CNBC
The pending home sales index from the National Association of Realtors dropped 0.8 percent month-to-month and is now 1.7 percent lower than May 2016. The inventory crisis is worst on the low end of the market, where demand is highest. Diana Olick | @ ...
US pending home sales unexpectedly drop in MayReuters
US Pending Home Sales Slip for 3rd Straight MonthU.S. News & World Report
Pending Home Sales Tumble in May for Third Straight MonthForbes
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Blue Apron slashes its IPO range - CNBC

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:02am

CNBC

Blue Apron slashes its IPO range
CNBC
Blue Apron's offering is expected to be priced Wednesday, and the stock is scheduled to debut Thursday on the NYSE. Terri Cullen | Lauren Thomas. 2 Hours Ago CNBC.com. SHARES. show chapters. Blue Apron lowers IPO target range 2 Hours Ago | 03:40.
Blue Apron cuts IPO price range to $10-$11USA TODAY
Blue Apron Aspires to Amazon.com-Like Valuation in US IPOBloomberg
Blue Apron slashes expected IPO pricing rangeMarketWatch
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10 Inspiring Quotes From the Eccentric and Fearless Elon Musk - Entrepreneur

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:00am

Entrepreneur

10 Inspiring Quotes From the Eccentric and Fearless Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
If you want to be successful, you've got to think big. Just take it from the man who wants to put people on Mars. As the founder and CEO of SpaceX, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, chairman of SolarCity and recent founder of the new "Boring Company," which ...

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