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Updated: 2017-11-23T04:54:36

 



BITCOIN-EXCHANGE-1

2017-11-23T04:15:00

Electronic-trading firms that have already transformed markets from stocks to foreign exchange to futures are diving into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.



Enough-of-Uber

2017-11-23T04:00:00

DETROIT — Uber has managed to hold the title of world’s largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals.



WEST-TAXES

2017-11-23T03:45:00

WASHINGTON — Since getting crushed by the recession a decade ago, the state of Oregon has been on an economic upswing. The jobless rate has dipped below 4 percent from a high of 12 percent in 2009, home values are up and people are flocking to the state. Net migration accounted for roughly 88 percent of Oregon’s population growth between 2016 and 2017, according to a Portland State University study.



Overcoming-Opioids-Struggles-for-Recovery-3

2017-11-23T03:30:00

Six months after surgery to repair a damaged urinary tract in 1998, computer technician Doug Hale woke one morning with excruciating, burning pain. Hale’s suffering persisted for years, despite all sorts of treatments. Finally, in 2006, he was prescribed strong doses of opioids.



FCC-CONSOLIDATION

2017-11-23T02:15:00

Even as the Federal Communications Commission released a proposal Tuesday to give Internet providers more control over what their customers can see and use online, another equally major proposal by the agency could relax key rules for the media industry.



Heinz0813b

2017-11-22T17:05:33

Kraft Heinz names new Asia Pacific president



APTOPIX-Britain-Budget-1-1

2017-11-22T20:28:54

With a potentially perilous exit from the European Union looming, many Britons face a squeeze on living standards, but for one group, it may prove particularly tough.



NY-TRUMP-HOTEL-1

2017-11-22T18:10:56

President Donald Trump’s company has agreed to remove the Trump name from its hotel in Lower Manhattan and give up management of the property, the most visible sign yet of the toll his presidency has taken on his brand.



Justice-AT-T-6

2017-11-22T18:50:22

People who cheered the Federal Communications Commission’s move to reject Obama-era net neutrality rules Tuesday say the government already has all the power it needs to regulate internet service without another set of regulations.



TIAA-INQUIRY-2

2017-11-22T20:56:01

The reports started trickling out in May, in the weeks after the Federal Communications Commission had begun soliciting public comments on a proposal to repeal net neutrality rules that govern the flow of information on the Internet.



RURAL-RACE

2017-11-22T19:17:52

In the 1960s, a debate began over the effect of sugar and fats on cardiovascular disease. Researchers say that the sugar industry, wanting to influence the discussion, funded research to look into sugar consumption.



Airlines-9-11-Settlement

2017-11-22T19:22:53

NEW YORK — Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks.



Flake-Congress-Taxes-2

2017-11-22T19:43:46

WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans have implanted nearly 50 expiring provisions in their tax-cut bills that, if left unaddressed, would transform what Republicans promised would be middle-class tax relief into a law that raises taxes for tens of millions of Americans.



AP-Explains-Uber-Data-Breach-4

2017-11-22T19:20:01

NEW YORK — More U.S. states have said that they’re investigating Uber over the ride-hailing company’s massive data breach.



shopholiday-give-back-NeighborWorks

2017-11-01T09:25:42

Looking to give back this holiday season? Want to make a donation in a loved one’s name? Just feeling like tis’ the season for helping others but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, here is a list of local non-profits you may not have heard of before, all doing great work in the community and beyond!



TEC-Facebook-Russia

2017-11-22T15:10:04

NEW YORK — Facebook says it will show users if they followed or ‘liked’ Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram.



P1040424-JPG

2017-11-22T12:15:18

The dedication line in Greg Coticchia’s first book reads like a final testament or a last goodbye: “To real entrepreneurs and product managers: Long may you fight the good fight.”



WORLD-NEWS-NAFTA-SIP-1

2017-11-22T07:45:00

MEXICO CITY — After three months of talks, the U.S., Canada and Mexico remain miles apart on a deal to update the region’s flagship trade pact.



CHOCOLATE-AD-COLUMN

2017-11-22T07:30:00

In the US, and throughout the globe for that matter, the private sector is increasingly being looked to as a source of leadership for combating climate change. And many companies are stepping up, especially with the lack of leadership coming from Washington.



NS-AMAZONTOTAL-FILES-EU-US-ECONOMY-LUXEMBOURG-AMAZON-1-1

2017-11-22T08:41:01

Boston has released its 218-page bid for Amazon’s proposed second headquarters for all to see. So has Toronto, with its 190-page pitch. And just across the state, Philadelphia has revealed its three proposed sites for HQ2, complete with glossy renderings.