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Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

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President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space...

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Asian stocks mixed as trade disputes worry investors

China Financial Markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Friday as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profit and jobs. Some markets were making slight rebounds but unable to make up their heavy losses...


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What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

Supreme Court Sales Tax

NEW YORK (AP) — Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases that come from states where they don’t have any shops, offices or warehouses. Before...


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APNewsBreak: Meadowlands plans sports betting near NYC

Sports Betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Meadowlands Racetrack plans to bring legal sports betting to New York City’s doorstep next month. Jeff Gural, who manages the northern New Jersey track, tells The Associated Press that he plans to begin offering sports betting on July 15. That’s significantly earlier...


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Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight Asian stocks down as multiple trade disputes worry investors High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax What’s that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax Eurozone gets deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout...


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Vietnam arrests 4 more oil execs in corruption crackdown

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police have arrested four more former senior oil executives for allegedly abusing their power to appropriate property as the communist authorities step up their toughest crackdown on corruption in years. The four arrested Thursday were former general directors or...


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Federal study: Chemicals toxic below recommended EPA levels

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A federal study says the chemicals a West Virginia factory used to make non-stick products are dangerous at levels well below those recommended by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. News outlets report the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry...


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Deal may keep internet privacy measure off California ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Backers of an internet privacy initiative say they will keep their measure off California’s November ballot if lawmakers pass a comparable consumer data protection bill next week. Supporters of the initiative aimed at giving consumers more control over their data say...


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Hard Rock casino installs big guitar with misspelled word

Hard Rock Casino Guitar Misspelling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The soon-to-open Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City had to work quickly to fix a misspelling on a 30-foot-tall (9-meter-tall) guitar installed this week. The sign, modeled after a Gibson Les Paul guitar, was put up Thursday morning without officials noticing the...


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Chipotle's NYC test kitchen will serve nachos, quesadillas

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. In case you were disappointed by Chipotle’s foray into new menu options last year, the quick-service eatery is trying to redeem itself with five new offerings coming to its New York City test kitchen. The company announced at an event Thursday that it would begin...


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Brewvies serving up a 'different movie experience' for 21 and older crowd

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Catching dinner, drinks, and a movie is a little easier in downtown Ogden now that a new cinema pub is up and running.


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