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High stakes Bezos divorce poses issue of how to divide assets of the world's richest man
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High stakes Bezos divorce poses issue of how to divide assets of the world's richest man

Bezos divorce: How Washington's 'community property' will divide the assets of world's richest manAnalysis: The settlement between the world's...

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New York City's iconic Chrysler Building put up for sale
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New York City's iconic Chrysler Building put up for sale

New York City's iconic Chrysler Building put up for saleThe 77-story stainless steel-clad skyscraper, was briefly the world's tallest building...

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Sears workers demand hardship fund as company teeters on edge of closing
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Sears workers demand hardship fund as company teeters on edge of closing

Sears workers demand hardship fund as company teeters on edge of closingIf the Sears chairman "can drum up the money for another takeover bid, he...

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Sears saved from banktruptcy (again) — for now (again)
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Sears saved from banktruptcy (again) — for now (again)

Sears saved from banktruptcy (again) — for now (again)A bankruptcy judge is giving the Sears CEO Eddie Lampert — and the 126-year-old retail icon —...

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Study shows how to stop teens from trying e-cigarettes
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Study shows how to stop teens from trying e-cigarettes

How to stop teen vaping? Make e-cigs harder to getLicense fees make the laws pay for themselves, the study affirms. Get breaking news alerts and...

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Here are the stores with the best and worst return policies
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Here are the stores with the best and worst return policies

Stores with the best and worst return policiesHoliday return policies: Some naughty, most nice. But these three big retailers — Amazon, Walmart and...

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Neighborhood comes together after gay family’s rainbow pride flag stolen
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Neighborhood comes together after gay family’s rainbow pride flag stolen

Neighborhood comes together after gay family's rainbow pride flag stolenA lesbian couple had the pride flag outside their new home stolen and...

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HUD weighs tougher inspections of public housing after residents complain
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HUD weighs tougher inspections of public housing after residents complain

HUD weighs tougher inspections of public housing after complaints of substandard conditionsThe first meeting with stakeholders on changes was 2...

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Ben Carson's top deputy at HUD resigns
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Ben Carson's top deputy at HUD resigns

Pam Patenaude ran operations at HUD. Some said she "ran the agency." A HUD spokesperson pushed back sharply on that characterization. Pamela...

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In a fundamentalist Mormon town, modernization highlights a stark divide
News 1 month ago
In a fundamentalist Mormon town, modernization highlights a stark divide

“A lot of things are changing and we just kind of hoped people would be open to the idea,” said the owner of the first bar in Colorado City, where...

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Trump, Kushner, LeFrak could potentially benefit from federal 'opportunity zones'
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Trump, Kushner, LeFrak could potentially benefit from federal 'opportunity zones'

WASHINGTON — The Trump Organization, the family real estate interests of presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner and Trump friend Richard LeFrak, a...

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Lesbian comic says Kosher ‘mafia’ forced cancellation of her NYC shows
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Lesbian comic says Kosher ‘mafia’ forced cancellation of her NYC shows

In Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, kosher certifications are the lifeblood of restaurants. This certification is necessary in order to...

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"What has happened to us?" Pipeline battle divides historic black community

'Dominion thought they can just come in and we'd all roll over,' said Ruby Laury, a cattle farmer with her husband in the Union Hill community in...

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After 20 years in real estate, this Chinatown resident is turning to art to reclaim the neighborhood
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After 20 years in real estate, this Chinatown resident is turning to art to reclaim the neighborhood

Before businesses open their doors across Manhattan's Chinatown, John Yu is up and spray painting security gates across the neighborhood. It's a...

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Supreme Court to rule if customers can sue Apple claiming App Store is illegal monopoly
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Supreme Court to rule if customers can sue Apple claiming App Store is illegal monopoly

WASHINGTON — Anyone who wants to get an app for an iPhone has only one place to go — Apple's own App Store. The U. S. Supreme Court hears argument...

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Go ahead and shop on Black Friday, but you shouldn't buy anything
News 1 month ago
Go ahead and shop on Black Friday, but you shouldn't buy anything

Black Friday is upon us, the day on which millions of American consumers jam themselves into every mall and retail establishment to do battle over...

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So did anyone go to those Thanksgiving doorbuster sales?
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So did anyone go to those Thanksgiving doorbuster sales?

People rush through the doors of the Herald Square Macy's Flag ship store for the early Black Friday sales on Nov. 22, 2018 in New York City....

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Trump has repeatedly broken his oath of office. Now it's up to Congress to hold him accountable.
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Trump has repeatedly broken his oath of office. Now it's up to Congress to hold him accountable.

Trump has repeatedly broken his oath of office. Now it's up to Congress to hold him accountable. Andrea Jenkins, the first black trans woman in the...

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Dress retailer David's Bridal files for bankruptcy
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Dress retailer David's Bridal files for bankruptcy

A pedestrian passes in front of a David's Bridal store in New York on Nov. 14, 2018. A pedestrian passes in front of a David's Bridal store in New...

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Long Island City protesters tell Amazon, 'Stay the helipad out!'
News 2 months ago
Long Island City protesters tell Amazon, 'Stay the helipad out!'

Protesters carry signs during a rally and press conference opposing the Amazon headquarters in Long Island City, New York, on Nov. 14, 2018....

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Amazon introduces ‘National Landing’ headquarters to confused Washington-area residents
News 2 months ago
Amazon introduces ‘National Landing’ headquarters to confused Washington-area residents

WASHINGTON — The changes Amazon will bring to the suburbs of Washington go beyond jobs and new buildings. It turns out that even the name of the...

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Juul to remove most of its flavored products from retail stores
News 2 months ago
Juul to remove most of its flavored products from retail stores

Juul to remove most of its flavored products from retail stores "Juul's announcement is too little, too late," says the Campaign for Tobacco-Free...

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Amazon’s HQ2 decision met with ‘outrage’ by concerned residents
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Amazon’s HQ2 decision met with ‘outrage’ by concerned residents

A view of the waterfront of Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, along the East River, on Nov. 7, 2018. A view of the waterfront of...

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Amazon picks New York City and Washington, D.C., for its new headquarters
News 2 months ago
Amazon picks New York City and Washington, D.C., for its new headquarters

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will be building new offices in New York City and outside Washington, D. C., splitting its highly anticipated...

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Stores are pushing credit cards this holiday season. Should you get one?
News 2 months ago
Stores are pushing credit cards this holiday season. Should you get one?

Retailers push their store credit cards because they know that if they get somebody to sign up for one of those cards, they're more likely to come...

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Florida city elects country’s second all-LGBTQ local government
News 2 months ago
Florida city elects country’s second all-LGBTQ local government

Voters in Wilton Manors, Florida, on Tuesday elected the state’s first and the country’s second all-LGBTQ local government. Palm Springs,...

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VA official reassigned amid hearing into delayed GI Bill benefits
News 2 months ago
VA official reassigned amid hearing into delayed GI Bill benefits

A House committee will hear testimony Thursday from Department of Veterans Affairs officials over delayed GI Bill payments potentially affecting...

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Ocasio-Cortez rips Fox News for mocking her personal finances, working-class people
News 2 months ago
Ocasio-Cortez rips Fox News for mocking her personal finances, working-class people

The Democratic Socialist from the Bronx said it's tough to find a DC apartment since she won't start being paid until January. Alexandria Ocasio...

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Customers give doughnut store owner the gift of time
News 2 months ago
Customers give doughnut store owner the gift of time

City affected by shooting nearly 75% evacuated due to wildfireUber changes policy after drivers post videos of passengers without permissionWatch...

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FDA preparing to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores
News 2 months ago
FDA preparing to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores

The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to strictly limit the sales of flavored e-cigarette products to try to keep them out of the hands of...

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