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Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

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The Supreme Court is hearing a case this week that could affect how much customers pay for online...

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Snowbasin gets new general manager, Davy Ratchford

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Davy Ratchford will replace retiring General Manager John Loomis, who has been at the resort for six years, the company said in a press release Thursday, April 19.


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Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

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DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead. The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections...


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US to fine Wells Fargo $1 billion - the most aggressive bank penalty of the Trump era

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Federal regulators are preparing to fine megabank Wells Fargo about $1 billion for misbehavior in its auto and mortgage businesses, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The settlement, which could be announced as soon as Friday, would...


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Texas deputy stumbles upon suspect in Vegas picnic shooting

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A disgruntled casino employee accused of shooting two executives at a company picnic in Las Vegas planned an escape and spent days on the run before a sheriff’s deputy happened upon him sleeping in a car Thursday near a small Texas Panhandle town, authorities said. A deputy on...


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US to fine Wells Fargo $1 billion - the most aggressive bank penalty of the Trump era

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Federal regulators are preparing to fine mega bank Wells Fargo about $1 billion for misbehavior in its auto and mortgage markets, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The settlement, which could be announced as soon as Friday, would be the most...


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Stocks post first loss of the week as tech companies drop

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Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market. Banks bucked the trend, rising along with bond yields. Energy companies also eked out a slight gain, despite a late-afternoon downturn in oil prices. The...


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2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Starbucks Black Men Arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were...


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Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 24,762.48 Low: 24,557.03 Close: 24,664.89 Change: —83.18 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2693.13 —15.51 NYSE Index: 12,671.48 —61.40 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7238.06 —57.18 NYSE Amer Composite: 2595.66 —7.45 Russell 2000 Index: 1573.82 —9.74 Wilshire 5000...


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A 1st at the Panama Canal: 3 LNG tankers crossed in a day

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Three liquefied natural gas tankers sailed through the Panama Canal on the same day this week, marking a first for the newly expanded waterway and highlighting the booming global gas trade. All three ships -- Gaslog Hong Kong, Gaslog Gibraltar and Clean Ocean -- entered the...


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Mattel's incoming chairman named to replace outgoing CEO

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Mattel Chief Executive Officer Margo Georgiadis, who joined the toymaker from Google promising to overhaul the company, is stepping down and will be replaced by incoming Executive Chairman Ynon Kreiz. Georgiadis, who is leaving to pursue a new opportunity in the technology...


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