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San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dead at 65

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 20:56
Mayor Edwin Lee, San Francisco’s first Asian-American mayor who helped usher in a tech development boom in the city, died unexpectedly at the age of 65.
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Man charged more than $14k for 20-minute Uber ride: 'I'm no longer laughing' - SFGate

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 20:28

SFGate

Man charged more than $14k for 20-minute Uber ride: 'I'm no longer laughing'
SFGate
On the evening of December 8, Hisham Salama took a 20-minute Uber ride to visit a friend at St. Joseph's Hospital in Toronto. The trip, he thought, which was a metered taxi fare rather than the Uber X option, would cost him around $20. However, when he ...
Uber Charged a Guy Nearly $20K for a 20-Minute Ride to the HospitalVICE
Uber Is Sorry For Charging A Rider Over $14000 For A 21-Minute RideJalopnik
Uber Surge Pricing: Passenger Charged Over $14000 For 5-Mile RideInternational Business Times
Khaleej Times -TheSpec.com -Moneycontrol.com -Inquirer.net
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Trudeau Plans to Buy Used Australian Jets Amid Boeing Spat - Bloomberg

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 19:13

The Globe and Mail

Trudeau Plans to Buy Used Australian Jets Amid Boeing Spat
Bloomberg
The Canadian government says it will pursue buying 18 used Australian F-18 fighter jets to supplement its aging fleet, abandoning plans to buy new Boeing Co. planes because of a trade dispute while preparing a bidding process to find a permanent ...
Aging fighter jets to be replaced in mid-2020s, Liberals will buy used Aussie planes as stopgapCBC.ca
Canada Scraps Plan to Buy 18 Boeing Jets, Warns Firm on Future OrdersNewsmax
Canada puts Boeing on notice over fighter jet auctionFinancial Times
CTV News -The Globe and Mail -Globalnews.ca -National Post
all 24 news articles »
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Millions of People Post Comments on Federal Regulations. Many Are Fake.

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:59
A Wall Street Journal investigation uncovered thousands of fraudulent posts on regulatory agencies’ dockets, in hot-button areas including rules governing net neutrality and payday lending.
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Dow Jumps Triple Digits as Wall Street Eyes Fed Meeting - TheStreet.com

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:56

TheStreet.com

Dow Jumps Triple Digits as Wall Street Eyes Fed Meeting
TheStreet.com
U.S. stocks traded mostly higher on Tuesday, Dec. 12, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped triple digits as the Federal Reserve kicked off its two-day policy meeting in Washington amid a backdrop of robust global growth and tepid inflation, a ...
Dow Leads Upside; Fast Traders In IBD 50 Are FallingNasdaq
Dow Leads; Chinese, Chip Leaders Battered; Is Apple Forming A New Base?Investor's Business Daily
Wall Street Ends Higher With Help From Tech, EnergyNew York Times
Los Angeles Times -Minneapolis Star Tribune
all 113 news articles »
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20% vs. 22%: The Tension Over Two Points in the Corporate Tax Rate

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:29
As House and Senate lawmakers continue hashing out differences between their tax-overhaul bills, some are pushing a less-drastic cut in the corporate tax rate to find money for a variety of interests.
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A US grocery chain is challenging Amazon in advertising - Quartz

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:26

Quartz

A US grocery chain is challenging Amazon in advertising
Quartz
When Amazon entered the grocery business with the acquisition of Whole Foods this year, it was thought to be a supermarket killer. The grocery business was already facing competition from general retailers like Walmart that operate on larger scales and ...
The Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Is Turning Out to be Good for Delivery StartupsBloomberg
Why Instacart May Be Wal-Mart and Amazon's Biggest RivalMotley Fool

all 5 news articles »Google News
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Areas Newly Seized From ISIS Seen at Risk of Backsliding

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:15
Iraq’s prime minister is celebrating the collapse of the Islamic State’s self-declared caliphate, but American and Iraqi officials are recognizing that much more is needed to stabilize newly reclaimed areas and prevent militants from making a comeback.
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JetBlue's New $20 Board Game Comes with a Free Round-Trip Flight - Condé Nast Traveler

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:05

Condé Nast Traveler

JetBlue's New $20 Board Game Comes with a Free Round-Trip Flight
Condé Nast Traveler
While holiday season comes with a lot of perks—food, gifts galore, and wonderfully awful TV movies—sometimes, spending too much time with your family can be less than magical. For that very reason, JetBlue is launching Get Packing!, a travel board ...

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JetBlue's New $20 Board Game Comes with a Free Round-Trip Flight - Condé Nast Traveler

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:05

Condé Nast Traveler

JetBlue's New $20 Board Game Comes with a Free Round-Trip Flight
Condé Nast Traveler
While holiday season comes with a lot of perks—food, gifts galore, and wonderfully awful TV movies—sometimes, spending too much time with your family can be less than magical. For that very reason, JetBlue is launching Get Packing!, a travel board ...
Net Neutrality: A Case Study With JetBlue and AmazonWall Street Journal
You Can Get a Roundtrip JetBlue Ticket by Buying a $20 Board GameLifehacker
JetBlue Is Selling a $20 Board Game That Comes With a Round-trip FlightTravel+Leisure
I4U News -CBS Miami
all 12 news articles »
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Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society - TechCrunch

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:00

The Mercury News

Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society
TechCrunch
Yesterday, The Verge published comments made by investor and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, quoting his interview last month at Stanford's Graduate School of Business, where he echoed recent comments made by former Facebook president ...
Ex-Facebook exec: Social media is destroying societyThe Mercury News
Facebook responds to former exec who feels 'tremendous guilt' for what he helped makeBusiness Insider
Facebook says, ignore that guy, we're all grown up nowCNET
Quartz -Benzinga -U.S. News & World Report -ValueWalk
all 149 news articles »
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Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behavior - USA TODAY

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 17:31

USA TODAY

Female workers sue McCormick & Schmick's over lewd behavior
USA TODAY
BOSTON – Five female kitchen workers in Massachusetts are suing an upscale restaurant chain, alleging they were subjected to constant groping and lewd behavior from male supervisors and co-workers. The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic ...

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Trump Rips Senator Over Her Calls for His Resignation

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 16:51
President Trump on Tuesday criticized Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, who has called for his resignation over sexual-misconduct allegations, as a “total flunky” while dismissing the accusations as “fabricated.”
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Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme - BBC News

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 16:10

BBC News

Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme
BBC News
Facebook is to overhaul its tax structure so that it pays tax in the country where profits are earned, instead of using an Irish subsidiary. The online advertising giant is to make the change in every country outside the US where it has an office. In ...
Facebook to Start Paying Taxes Locally, Instead of Through IrelandBloomberg
Facebook to record global ad revenue locally as political pressure mountsVentureBeat
Facebook to stop booking ad sales through Irish HQFinancial Times
Irish Times -The Register -Belfast Telegraph -Financial Express
all 21 news articles »
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Ballston Quarter announces first food hall restaurants - WTOP

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 16:03

WTOP

Ballston Quarter announces first food hall restaurants
WTOP
The restaurants announced for Quarter Market include fast casual eateries serving sushi rolls and salads to rustic establishments firing up authentic Italian cuisine. Quarter Market Food Hall, a 25,000-square-foot food emporium, will be one of the ...
A food hall with 18 vendors, including Timber Pizza and Ice Cream Jubilee, is coming to BallstonWashington Post

all 7 news articles »Google News
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New York Bombing Suspect Charged With Terror Crimes

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 15:49
The man accused of detonating a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs was charged with making a terrorist threat and supporting an act of terrorism.
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UPS and others warn that holiday deliveries are already falling behind - Washington Post

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 15:13

Washington Post

UPS and others warn that holiday deliveries are already falling behind
Washington Post
If it seems like your online orders are arriving later than expected, you're not alone. An influx of online purchases — particularly during Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping day in U.S. history — is testing the limits of carriers such as UPS ...
'It's going to get worse': Shipping delays threaten to ruin ChristmasBusiness Insider
Will your package be delivered on time? Ask the drivers working 70 hours this weekKansas City Star
These are the shipping dates you need to know for Christmas deliveryKPRC Click2Houston
WKBN.com -KFVS -PennLive.com -TCPalm
all 34 news articles »
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Oil hits two-year-and-a-half year high on pipeline shutdown, stocks take breather - Reuters

Google Business News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 14:47

Reuters

Oil hits two-year-and-a-half year high on pipeline shutdown, stocks take breather
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped to their highest in more than two years on Tuesday after the shutdown of a North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from an already tightening market. A pedestrian stands to look at an electronic board ...
North Sea Oil Producers Brace for Forties Pipeline ShutdownBloomberg
Here's Why Oil Prices Just Spiked Above $65 for First Time Since 2015Fortune
Oil tops $65, first time since 2015, on UK pipeline outageYahoo Finance
Wall Street Journal -Seeking Alpha -Belfast Telegraph -CNNMoney
all 147 news articles »
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How North Korea's Global Financing Web Works Around Sanctions

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 14:39
Researchers have identified a number of business transactions that they say show North Korea’s international financing web is more sophisticated than what was previously known.
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As the Fed Deliberates, Amazon Is Making Its Job More Difficult

WSJ US News - Di, 12/12/2017 - 13:51
Web-driven comparison shoppers are keeping a lid on inflation and weakening retailers’ pricing power, complicating the Federal Reserve’s deliberations on how much and how fast to raise interest rates.
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