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4 restaurant chains that are opening spinoffs for faster dining


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 16:01:02 GMT

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IHOP, Applebee's, Outback Steakhouse and the Cheesecake Factory are all opening fast-casual spinoffs as the full-service restaurant industry sees customer traffic decline.

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Why getting into college is getting easier


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:16:01 GMT

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The business of getting into college is intense. Yet, even as super-low admission rates at many top colleges get more attention every year, it may actually be getting easier to be accepted.

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Ex-New York congressman Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider-trading tip to son


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:13:05 GMT

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Former Rep. Chris Collins was sentenced for an illegal stock tip that he gave his son from the White House lawn about a company's failed drug trial.

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Mike Bloomberg is assembling a team of fundraising experts to recruit wealthy donors – but not to take their money


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:52:15 GMT

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Many of the Bloomberg team's targets are backing other candidates, but the effort could potentially put pressure on the donors to withhold funds from other contenders.

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Trump administration eases firearm export rules


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:09:30 GMT

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The Trump administration announced Friday that it will pass oversight of some commercial firearm exports from the State Department to the Commerce Department.

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Federal agency looking into Tesla driver complaints of sudden unintended acceleration


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:51:41 GMT

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The U.S. agency that can mandate vehicle recalls, the NHTSA, is evaluating Tesla drivers' complaints of sudden unintended acceleration.

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Supreme Court to decide whether Electoral College voters have a right to differ from state popular vote


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:48:45 GMT

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The Supreme Court will decide whether Electoral College voters have a constitutional right to cast ballots for candidates who didn't win their state's popular vote, the justices announced on Friday.

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Execs tell Congress how they've been burned by tech giants in a rare public rebuke


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:41:57 GMT

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Representatives from Sonos, PopSockets, Basecamp and Tile told a House panel on Friday about what they see as unfair practices by the Big Tech firms.

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Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow says White House is 'looking at' changes to global anti-bribery law


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:03:34 GMT

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A new book alleges that Trump complained in 2017 that it was "just so unfair that American companies aren't allowed to pay bribes to get business overseas."

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Epic Systems, a major medical records vendor, is warning customers it will stop working with Google Cloud


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:29:41 GMT

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Epic is phoning customers to explain that it's withdrawing support for Google Cloud, instead focusing on AWS and Microsoft Azure.

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Apple's App Store appeals process would make 'Kafka blush,' entrepreneur tells Congress


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:05:31 GMT

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The entrepreneurs focused on Apple's App Store, which is the only way for most people to install software on an iPhone.

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Tennessee Gov. Lee to sign anti-LGBTQ adoption bill despite Amazon, Nike opposition


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:29:52 GMT

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Companies including Amazon, Nike, Warby Parker and Marriott express disappointment after Tennessee Gov. Lee's announcement he will sign an anti-LGBTQ adoption bill into law.

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Andrew Yang sounds off on 'frothy' private market and 'overvalued' stocks


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:01:08 GMT

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In an exclusive interview with CNBC, Democratic presidential candidate Yang discussed a range of topics, including Facebook political ads, the threat of a recession and even Baby Yoda.

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Trump's Fed pick Judy Shelton faces obstacles to confirmation


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:26:09 GMT

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The nomination comes with two pressing questions — whether she could be a future chair at the central bank, and if she even will be able to serve if confirmed

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What streaming video game services from Google mean for the Sony-Microsoft console wars


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:51:41 GMT

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Streaming services like Google's Stadia and Microsoft's Project xCloud are promising to end the era of console games and discs. But with a limited selection of games and slow adoption, these services have challenges to overcome before they can successfully take on gaming giants.

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'They're trying to impeach the son of a bitch, can you believe that?' Trump tells LSU championship football team before Senate trial


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:30:57 GMT

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Trump's comment about impeachment came at a White House meeting with the LSU national college football championship team, which defeated Clemson in the title game.

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Alphabet, Boeing, Dave & Buster's, Snap & more


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:36:35 GMT

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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading on Friday.

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Toyota shifts Tacoma pickup production from Texas to Mexico; continues $13 billion US investment


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:16:10 GMT

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Toyota Motor will shift all production of the Tacoma midsize pickup from Texas to Mexico as it restructures its North American footprint and invests $13 billion in U.S. manufacturing operations through next year.

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DoorDash takes the lead in the food delivery wars as the landscape dramatically shifts in 2019


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:17:20 GMT

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While digital delivery sales overall have increased at a double-digit pace in each of the past five years, according to data from the NPD Group, the growth of the average check has fallen sharply from more than 4% in 2015 to zero growth in 2019.

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Wall Street expects gains for Alphabet and the rest of the $1 trillion gang to slow from here


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:10:14 GMT

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Apple, Microsoft and Alphabet are each valued $1 trillion but Wall Street doesn't expect any of the tech stocks to climb much from here.

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Microsoft is bringing out the big guns against Slack with new global ad campaign for Teams


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:36:17 GMT

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Microsoft is throwing some fuel behind Teams, its communication app, which has been duking it out with Slack over chat app dominance.

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Job openings slide by more than half a million as the labor market tightens


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:39:38 GMT

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Despite the big drop, openings still outnumber Americans considered unemployed by just under 1 million.

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How to find your lost AirPods and even make them ring if they're hiding in the couch


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:56:28 GMT

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You can find lost AirPods by using the Find My app on your iPhone or from iCloud.com. This will show you where they were last connected on a map, and let you ring them in case they're hiding in a couch cushion.

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American Eagle's first expansion to the UK didn't work. Here's why it's trying again


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:01:01 GMT

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The UK fashion market is notoriously tough for international retailers to break into. Retail experts say American Eagle didn't differentiate itself from the competition.

Read more: American Eagle's first expansion to the UK didn't work. Here's why it's trying again


Watch: Trump hosts Louisiana State University football team as impeachment trial looms


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:39:25 GMT

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President Donald Trump on Friday is expected to host the Louisiana State University football team at the White House against the backdrop of the beginning of his impeachment trial.

Read more: Watch: Trump hosts Louisiana State University football team as impeachment trial looms


Prohibition began 100 years ago – here's a look at its economic impact


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:31:11 GMT

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A century later, Prohibition is known for accomplishing everything it wasn't supposed to — it provoked intemperance, eliminated jobs, created a black market for booze, and triggered a slew of unintended economic consequences.

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Anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List to spend $52 million to help Trump win in 2020


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:08:08 GMT

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Anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List launched a $52 million effort to support Trump's reelection, a day after Planned Parenthood pledged $45 million to support abortion-rights candidates.

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Trump impeachment defense team will include Clinton prosecutor Ken Starr and Jeffrey Epstein lawyer Alan Dershowitz


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:25:29 GMT

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Ken Starr, Alan Dershowitz and ex-Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi will help defend Trump at the Senate impeachment trial. Former Whitewater prosecutor Robert Ray is expected to join the team.

Read more: Trump impeachment defense team will include Clinton prosecutor Ken Starr and Jeffrey Epstein lawyer Alan Dershowitz


Labor costs for Detroit automakers expected to increase upward of $1 billion by 2023


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:40:20 GMT

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Labor costs for the Detroit automakers are expected to increase by up to roughly $1 billion in the coming years as a result of contracts ratified last year with the United Auto Workers union.

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Biden wants to get rid of law that shields companies like Facebook from liability for what their users post


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:07:31 GMT

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Biden's stance is more extreme than many lawmakers' who have confronted tech executives about the legal protection known as Section 230.

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