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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 4 months 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!'
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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 4 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
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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 4 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
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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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Coming soon to a mall near you...a Facebook store
News 4 months ago
Coming soon to a mall near you...a Facebook store

Facebook is stepping over the invisible line dividing the digital and physical worlds with nine new pop-up shops inside of Macy’s stores, just in...

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Amazon surprised America with its HQ2 decision: But how will the new offices look?
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Amazon surprised America with its HQ2 decision: But how will the new offices look?

Amazon surprised America with its HQ2 decision: But how will the new offices look?Going for a high-level splashy look would be a jump away from the...

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Scientists are trying to bottle solar energy and turn it into liquid fuel
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Scientists are trying to bottle solar energy and turn it into liquid fuel

Professor Kasper Moth-Poulsen holding a tube containing the catalyst in front of the ultra-high-vacuum setup that was used to measure the heat...

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Patrons buy doughnuts by the dozen to give owner time with ailing wife
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Patrons buy doughnuts by the dozen to give owner time with ailing wife

The community of Seal Beach is helping a doughnut store owner spend more time with his wife after she had a brain aneurysm. The community wanted to...

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In New York, a former 'Dreamer' runs for office, aware of those who can't
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In New York, a former 'Dreamer' runs for office, aware of those who can't

QUEENS, New York — It’s early evening and Catalina Cruz, the Democratic nominee running for the 39th Assembly District, opens the door at an...

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Toy soldiers: Walmart, Kohl's, and Target battle for Toys R Us holiday market share
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Toy soldiers: Walmart, Kohl's, and Target battle for Toys R Us holiday market share

It may be two full months until holiday season, but the nation’s biggest retailers are already waging an all-out war to woo shoppers — and they're...

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New resource guide aims to help LGBTQ Muslims find community
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New resource guide aims to help LGBTQ Muslims find community

A new resource guide published Thursday by the Muslim Youth Leadership Council hopes to encourage young LGBTQ+ Muslims to share their experiences. ...

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7 products under $20 that will change the way you use your fridge
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7 products under $20 that will change the way you use your fridge

One study found that the healthiest Americans are the most wasteful because of their high consumption of fruits and vegetables, which are...

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Concerns growing over rejection of mail-in ballots in Georgia, other states
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Concerns growing over rejection of mail-in ballots in Georgia, other states

Maureen Heard, of Derry, N. H., chief communications officer for Veterans Affairs New England Healthcare System, in her office at the VA, in...

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California rent control initiative leaves communities of color split
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California rent control initiative leaves communities of color split

Supporters demonstrate as the Yes on 10 "Rent Is Too Damn High" statewide bus tour arrives at City Hall ahead of the San Francisco Board of...

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