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The crooked car rental industry might be improving

The crooked car rental industry might be improving

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Dear John: I travel a lot, and the car rental industry - all brands - should truly be investigated for their business practices. Please continue your research, as you'll find...
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Lawmakers file bill for oversight, transparency on Southie condo plan

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

State lawmakers filed legislation Friday to have oversight of the Massport deed restriction in South Boston, as developers plan to build swanky condos and hotels in an...
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Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders plan to attend

13 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

13 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

13 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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These weren't the droids they were looking for: Japanese robot-hotel lays off its “annoying” android staff, pivots to humans

14 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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More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

17 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

18 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

18 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

18 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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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 ...

Trump To Offer DACA Deal In Exchange For Border Wall Funding: Reports

Trump To Offer DACA Deal In Exchange For Border Wall Funding: Reports

To get his wall money, the president is reportedly willing to offer protections for Dreamers and other immigrants. Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

Thanks to a new law, New York City will be giving more than 5,000 food carts and trucks letter grades based on their sanitation. The grades are similar to ones restaurants have... Read more ...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major announcement'

President Donald Trump is set to make an announcement Saturday afternoon that multiple reports have described will be a fresh offer to negotiate with Democratic... Read more ...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's story on the record tells us

Experts are flummoxed by a statement the special counsel Robert Mueller put out disputing a BuzzFeed News report that indicated President Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie... Read more ...

Sony Drops R.Kelly in Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sony Drops R.Kelly in Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sony Music has dissolved its working relationship with R.Kelly after years of public calls for the label to do so. The movement, called MuteRKelly, is in response to... Read more ...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is reminiscent of Nixon era

Historians, members of Congress, and legal experts are reacting to a bombshell BuzzFeed News report on President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen by referencing the first article... Read more ...

A low-flying military plane zoomed through downtown Nashville without...

A low-flying military plane zoomed through downtown Nashville without warning, leaving residents terrified

Nashville residents panicked on Friday after a low-flying military plane circled the downtown core, appearing to narrowly miss buildings. Residents took to social media Friday... Read more ...

376 migrants, including 179 kids, used 7 tunnels to get under the US border...

376 migrants, including 179 kids, used 7 tunnels to get under the US border fence in Arizona

Hundreds of migrants used tunnels to get under the border fence in Arizona earlier this week, ABC News reported. Video footage the outlet obtained shows the reported 376... Read more ...