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Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders plan to attend

4 hours ago   |   National Post

MILAN - An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom...
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World of Concrete coming to Las Vegas next week

4 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Representatives of the nation's concrete industry need only take a quick look around to see how their craft is changing the Las Vegas skyline.
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$200,000 is available in specialty crop grants

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Approximately $200,000 is available in federal grant funding for specialty crop industries in Vermont. The state Agency of Agriculture says the money will go to projects that...
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Quebec culture minister scolds Netflix over Lac-Megantic footage in ‘Bird Box'

5 hours ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - Quebec's culture minister has penned a letter to Netflix's CEO to express the government's outrage over the streaming service's decision to include footage from the...
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These weren't the droids they were looking for: Japanese robot-hotel lays off its “annoying” android staff, pivots to humans

5 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The failed roll-out of a Japanese robot-staffed hotel is a cautionary tale for those who think similar consumer-technology will revolutionize the hospitality industry. The...
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Jersey Shore renters may be shocked by new lodging tax

7 hours ago   |   The Morning Call   |   2 articles

A new tax in New Jersey on short-term lodging such as Airbnb rentals is rattling some property owners and renters who worry that it could deal a blow to the state's...
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More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

8 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

OKLAHOMA CITY - Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes...
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The downfall of Panera Cares reveals a dark reality that is still haunting the fast-food industry

The downfall of Panera Cares reveals a dark reality that is still haunting the fast-food industry

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In 2010, Panera opened Panera Cares, a nonprofit arm of the fast-casual chain where visitors could pay whatever they could afford. Almost nine years later, only one store...
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More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

9 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Beer snobs in states where grocers could offer only low-alcohol brands are raising their mugs to stronger brews thanks to updated laws. But the changes could indirectly chill...
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17 video games are currently being adapted into movies or TV shows - here they all are

17 video games are currently being adapted into movies or TV shows - here they all are

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

While video games have blossomed into a multi-billion dollar industry, most attempts to adapt popular games into movies have failed. In spite of terrible reviews, recent video...
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

John Coughlin, a two-time US pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died at the age of 33. His sister said in a Facebook post that he had taken his own... Read more ...

Devils have no answers for the new-look Ducks

Devils have no answers for the new-look Ducks

John Gibson made 29 saves and Troy Terry scored his first NHL goal and set up another Saturday, sending the new-look Ducks past the New Jersey Devils 3-2 at Prudential Center... Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

President Trump repeated calls for a wall at the southern border and outlined measures aimed at reopening the federal government in a Saturday speech. He urged the creation of... Read more ...

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

LE HAVRE, France - Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. Read more ...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100 mph chase, police say

Four bras, 14 pairs of panties, two candles and some air freshener refills - all valued at about $445 were taken from the store. Read more ...