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Uber to build flying taxis in France

Uber is taking flight In its first research and development facility outside North America, Uber will build a center in Paris, France. Uber plans to invest $23 million in an electric takeoff and landing aircraft in France. The company hopes to unravel the technology by 2023. Uber believes that this technology is the way of […]

Facebook is changing its advertisement policy

Facebook will collect Social Security numbers for political ads Facebook announced last week that it will require the last four digits of a Social Security number, a US address, and a government-issued ID from anyone who wants to run a political advertisement. After Facebook verifies the submitter’s information, Facebook will send a verification code, which […]

Starbucks’s new policy towards non-paying cu...

Starbucks’s new policy allows non-paying customers to sit in their cafes and use their restrooms. A video centered on two African American men in a Starbucks in Philadelphia spiraled out of control on the internet. It caught world-wide attention not long ago. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, were seen to be ushered […]

Trump administration’s pro-life vs Planned P...

Trump administration sets new policy towards anti-abortion plans. Planned parenthood chooses pro-choice over $60 million. The Department of Health and Human Services have announced the new rules for government spending towards reproductive health organization on Thursday night. The new policy under Trump administration is noticeably aiming to bring a halt to abortions. Owing to a […]

General Electric is selling its rail business

A pioneer is slowly collapsing. The company’s 111-year old branch will come to a close, according to General Electric on Monday. GE will sell its rail business to rival Wabtech for an $11 billion acquisition. The deal will give shareholders roughly a 40% stake in the combined company, and GE will have a 9.9% stake, […]

Obamas Sign 8-figure Deal with Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama are the newest creatives at Netflix The former President and First Lady will soon be adding “film-producer” to their resumes. Video streaming leader Netflix announced on Monday that Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce original content. According to Netflix, this includes “scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, […]

Walmart and Target doing all they can to catch up to Amazon

Can anyone keep up with Amazon? Amazon, which seems unstoppable as a retail giant, continues to grow daily. Brick-and-mortar stores like Walmart and Target are the closest competitors, and even they are struggling to keep up. Walmart, Target, and Kroger are implementing any and all strategies to stop the e-commerce giant. They have raised their […]

Walmart and Target doing all they can to catch up ...

Can anyone keep up with Amazon? Amazon, which seems unstoppable as a retail giant, continues to grow daily. Brick-and-mortar stores like Walmart and Target are the closest competitors, and even they are struggling to keep up. Walmart, Target, and Kroger are implementing any and all strategies to stop the e-commerce giant. They have raised their […]

Walmart and Target doing all they can to catch up ...

Can anyone keep up with Amazon? Amazon, which seems unstoppable as a retail giant, continues to grow daily. Brick-and-mortar stores like Walmart and Target are the closest competitors, and even they are struggling to keep up. Walmart, Target, and Kroger are implementing any and all strategies to stop the e-commerce giant. They have raised their […]

President Trump loosens bank regulations

Congress reaches bipartisan agreement on bank regulations On Thursday, President Trump rolled back regulations on small- and mid-size banks. The Obama administration signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (abbreviated as Dodd-Frank) to increase financial stability after the 2007-2008 financial crisis. Dodd-Frank was successful in stabilizing the economy, but critics believed that […]

A Surprise Ending during Immigration Protest at White House

  • Jana Ruthberg
  • 4 Years ago
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This Thursday, June 5th, ten activists from the Pro-Immigration Organization, “United We Dream”, planted themselves down with signs, hollering chants in the middle of a busy intersection near the White House. Their protests called for the halt of deportations of illegal immigrants, smack dab in the middle of traffic, at the corner of 16th and […]

Darren Aronofsky is Adapting Atwood’s Dystopian Trilogy for HBO

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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According to Deadline report, “Black Swan” director, Darren Aronofsky, 45, is linked to HBO’s new mini series project. The big budget venture involves adapting Margaret Atwood’s trilogy book series to the small screen. Aronofsky has signed a three year development deal with HBO to executive produce and perhaps even direct the miniseries. In Atwood’s dystopia, […]

Anna Wintour up Two Spots on Forbes Annual “100 Most Powerful Women’s List”

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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Anna Wintour, 64, has been bumped up two spots on Forbes’ 10th annual list of “100 Most Powerful Women”, this past Wednesday, May 28. She now holds the place of #39, which can be largely attributed to her promotion to Condé Nast’s artistic director. Anna Wintour is editor-in-chief for Vogue, a position she has held […]

Small Businesses Lag in E-Commerce

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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What do Papa Johns, Pizza Hut, and Dominos have in common? Besides the obvious answer that they all sell pizza, these three pizza giants dominate the competition with the ability to take and process orders online. According to a story by the Wall Street Journal, online orders make up a whopping 40% of their overall […]

Honeybee Death Rate is Currently Too High for the Species to Survive

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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A government report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) was released last week. The report finally acknowledged that the honeybee species are dying off too quickly to “guarantee their long term survival”, likely due to various pesticides. This past winter, the peak time of vulnerability for honeybee hives, the US lost about 23.2% of […]

Artist Creates Program to Block Google Glass

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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There was a time, not so long ago, when Google Glass was the talk of the town. Companies and individuals alike became ecstatic over the ability to fit a tiny computer screen over their eye. But once the dust cleared and the hyped settled down, many people have began to question the little camera that […]

How Much Time Do You Spend in Traffic?

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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Feel like you spend half of your waking hours wading through unbearable traffic? You’re not alone. We’ve all spent long afternoons trying to get home from the office, desperate for just a slight peace of mind before we have to get up the next day and do it all over again. And apparently it’s only […]

Was Getting Bergdahl Back Home Worth It?

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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After five long years, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finally been returned home. Bergdahl had been serving a tour in Afghanistan in 2009 when he went missing and was later reported to be captured by the Taliban. Like everything else that happens, his return has not been without controversy. As a stipulation in the sergeants release […]

George Clooney May Run for Office

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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Perhaps George Clooney’s, 53 , recent engagement to lawyer Amal Alamuddin, 36, is an indicator of something greater than the end to his longtime playboy ways. Evidently, Clooney wants to become involved with politics shortly after the two wed, which is planned to occur this upcoming Sept. Due to his plans to enter the political […]

Match-Fixing Rumors Swirl Ahead of World Cup

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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Just as Brazil begins to host the biggest soccer tournament in the world, it seems that the World Cup can not escape the barrage of controversy and scandal. The New York Times has allegedly accused referees of match fixing qualifying and exhibition games leading up to soccer’s greatest tournament. Already one referee has been called […]

Kourtney Kardashian’s Third Baby on the Way

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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The Kardashian clan is growing even bigger as reports reveal that Kourtney, 35, and Scott, 31, plan to welcome their third child. The reality duo already has Mason, 4, and Penelope, 23 months. The news comes merely weeks after the grand Kimye wedding. The family has only recently returned from the event that began in […]

Rihanna’s New Fragrance Ad- Gone “Rogue” – Too Risque for the U.K.?

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
  • 1
Rihanna has been known to surround herself in her fair share of controversy. Instagram has recently acted out against the star when she continued to post risque photos of herself even after being warned against it. Well apparently the hip-hop star just can’t seem to keep her body to herself. An advertising campaign for her […]

Former Senate Candidates Arrested for Perjury

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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Politics, as it is well known, is a dirty game. Sadly from time to time it also appears to be an illegal one. Annette Bosworth (Republican) and Clayton Walker (Independent) have both been formally charged with perjury as well as election fraud after the recent South Dakota election. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has […]

15-Year Old Girl Protests Her School’s Dress Code with a Letter

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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Lindsey Stocker, who is merely 15 years old, has spurred a widespread discussion on feminism by protesting her school’s dress code. Social media users have been buzzing about the incident since it took place at Beaconsfield High School in Quebec, Canada last week. 11th grader, Lindsey Stocker, was asked to change her clothes after 2 […]

Orange is the New Black Season 2

  • Julia Berman
  • 4 Years ago
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After an excruciatingly long wait, “Orange is the New Black” season 2 will be released this Fri., Jun. 6 on Netflix. Since its debut in Jun. 2013 the dark-prison-comedy series (now there’s a genre) has had tremendous success. Even when it was merely one season long the show had already taken the title of Netflix’s […]

What Will Carmelo Anthony Do With His Free Agency?

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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If you are an athlete who has been honored with the title: elite, then the day you become a free agent is better than Christmas. Those with superior skill in free agency expect to be wined and dined by suiting teams. It is not a matter of whether or not a team will sign them, […]

Jack Daniels Enjoys Whiskey Boom

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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Some have attributed the term: “Thirst for Whiskey”, to the “Mad Men” effect, and yet, consumption of the spirit has been booming. While the types of whiskeys available range far and wide, Jack Daniels reigns supreme, well, as far as their fans are concerned. The Tennessee based liquor company is well aware of this recent […]

Hillshire Caught in the Middle of Bidding War

  • Ben Feinstein
  • 4 Years ago
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It has recently become known that Hillshire Brands is on the market looking for a new home. Pilgrim’s Pride had previously put in a bid for $6.4 billion, but they have seemed to have been usurped by Tyson Foods. They have put in a bid at $6.8 billion with a pledge to pay $50 cash […]

China’s Government Commemorates Tiananmen’s 25th Anniversary by Blocking Google

  • Jana Ruthberg
  • 4 Years ago
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In efforts to curb acknowledgment or remembrance of the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square, officials in China have blocked Google services to curb searches about the incident. In an e-mail to Bloomberg News, Greatfire.org, a website that monitors Chinese internet, writes: “In an effort to prevent the dissemination of information related to this event, the […]

Retailers Flood Brazil With TVs Prior To The World Cup

  • Megan Harrison
  • 4 Years ago
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What could be better than being in a stadium seat during a World Cup game? Well, nothing. Most aren’t fortunate enough to have the privilege to actually be at the game, so Brazil has decided to bring the games to its people. British retailers have imported approximately 3.3 million TVs to date in preparation for […]
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