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High court won’t referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it won’t referee a dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a famous image of basketball great Michael Jordan. The high court declined Monday to hear the copyright case brought by photographer Jacobus Rentmeester. Rentmeester took a famous photograph of Jordan for Life magazine in 1984. It […]
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The Latest: Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

The Latest on the United States sanctions on North Korea (all times local): 2:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, ordering them withdrawn.
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Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds (31,297 kilograms) of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.
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US targets Chinese firms for alleged NKorea sanctions dodge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday sanctioned two Chinese shipping companies suspected of helping North Korea evade sanctions — the first targeted actions taken against Pyongyang since its nuclear negotiations with the U.S. in Hanoi last month ended without agreement. “The maritime industry must do more to stop North Korea’s illicit shipping practices,” […]
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The Division 2 offers nothing but a funhouse mirror of America

Tom Clancy's The Division 2 improves on the design shortcomings of the original game in several different ways, but its version of Washington D.C. is completely removed from reality. The post The Division 2 offers nothing but a funhouse mirror of America appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Top US general to meet with Google on China security worries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer plans to meet with Google representatives next week amid growing concerns that American companies doing business in China are helping its military gain ground on the U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford says efforts like Google’s artificial intelligence venture in China allow the Chinese military to access and take […]
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These are the 10 least innovative states in the U.S.

Innovation is often centered in the U.S. in big cities located on the coasts, such as Silicon Valley and New York. WalletHub recently compiled a ranking of the most innovative and least innovative states in the U.S., based on numerous metrics of human capital and innovation environment. These are the top 10 least innovative states, ranked out of 51 spots to include Washington D.C. The U.S. is often credited as one of the most innovative countries in the world, but that doesn't mean its innova...
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Amify raises $5.8 mln

Amify said March 22 that it raised $5.8 million in Series A funding led by Mercury Fund. Other investors included Dundee Venture Capital, CincyTech, SaaS Venture Capital and Capital One Co-Founder Nigel Morris. Amify, of Alexandria, Virginia, provides solutions that aims to help brands maximize their potential on the Amazon marketplace. PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON & CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amify, a turnkey solution for brands seeking to maximize their selling potential on Amazon, has announced $...
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US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.28 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, giving an incentive to potential buyers as the spring homebuying season opens. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage declined to 4.28 percent from 4.31 percent the previous week. Mortgage rates have fallen substantially since the beginning of the […]
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Trump, corporate leaders discuss economic, business issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is discussing economic and business issues with some of America’s top corporate titans. The closed-door meeting was taking place Thursday at the headquarters of the Business Roundtable near the Capitol. The association, representing leading companies aimed at promoting the economy, is holding its quarterly meeting with an estimated 100 […]
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'A world without screens': AT&T's CEO says the rise of 5G will fundamentally change the way we interact with tech

AT&T Chairman and CEO   Randall Stephenson waved an iPhone as he was interviewed yesterday by Carlyle Group   co-founder   David Rubenstein   at the spring luncheon of the   Economic Club   of Washington, D.C.: We carry around these devices and they're bigger than they should be, because there's a lot of computing in here, there's a lot of storage in here. When you get to 5G, all that computing, all that storage goes away — it's back in the network. These form factors, some would say they shrin...
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New Fed forecast for 2019: Slower growth and zero rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve sent a stark message Wednesday: The economy is slowing. And it won’t be raising interest rates anytime soon. The Fed left its key short-term rate unchanged and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a dimmer view of the economy as growth weakens in the United States and abroad. […]
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Political spending by Abrams’ nonprofit could pose problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stacey Abrams has gone from losing the Georgia governor’s race to being a heavily recruited Democratic star. It’s a dramatic rise often fueled by the promotional spending of Fair Fight Action, a nonprofit she founded to advance voting rights. It can accept unlimited sums of money and could be a problem if […]
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Bill Gates is worth $100 billion and he plans to give most of it away — here's how he spends his money now, from a luxury car collection to incredible real estate

Bill Gates' net worth is officially $100 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire index. That makes him $24 billion richer than he was five years ago, and puts him in a two-man club with Jeff Bezos, reported Business Insider's Julie Bort. While he indulges in a few luxuries, they make up only a fraction of his fortune. He mainly spends his billions on charity through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and plans to give away most of his fortune. Bill Gates is getting richer and rich...
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FBI joining criminal investigation into certification of Boeing 737 MAX

The federal grand jury investigation, based in Washington, D.C., is looking into the certification process that approved the safety of the new Boeing plane, two of which have crashed since October.
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Pentagon to probe if Shanahan used office to help Boeing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon’s inspector general says it will investigate a watchdog group’s allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his office to promote his former employer, Boeing Co. Dwrena K. Allen, spokeswoman for the inspector general, said Wednesday that Shanahan has been informed of the investigation. A Washington, D.C., watchdog group […]
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Trump says tariffs on China could stay to ensure compliance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if the U.S. gets a trade deal with China, tariffs could stay in place for some time to ensure Beijing “lives by the deal.” Trump said Wednesday the White House was discussing keeping tariffs for a “substantial period of time,” adding that China has had “problems living by […]
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Here's a look at every single Apple store in the United States (AAPL)

We've compiled a list of every Apple store in the United States. Jump to your favorite state via the table of contents, or scroll down to see every state in alphabetical order. To understand Apple's retail footprint, it really helps to see it for yourself. Below, we've collected the photos and locations of every single Apple store in the United States. Apple currently has 271 US stores in operation: Notably, nine states (and Washington D.C.) only have one Apple store, and six states have no A...
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Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. CEOs are reporting that their economic outlook weakened in the first three months of the year although it remains above its historical average. The Business Roundtable, a lobbying organization of major companies’ chief executives, also said Wednesday its first-quarter survey of CEOs showed strong support for Congress to create a […]
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Army bill for public records on contaminant: About $300,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army has put a price tag on releasing the results of water tests for a dangerous contaminant at military installations: nearly $300,000. In a March 12 letter, the Army told the Environmental Working Group, an advocacy group, that the military would charge the group $290,400 to provide records of water […]
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THE APPLE STORE WORLD TOUR: From Albuquerque to Zurich, here's a look at every Apple Store across the globe (AAPL)

To understand Apple's global retail footprint, it helps to see it for yourself. We've compiled a list of every Apple store in the world. Jump to your favorite country or state via the table of contents, or scroll down to see every store alphabetically. It's hard to believe Apple was started out of a garage in California just over 40 years ago. Today, Apple is worth hundreds of billions of dollars and has over 500 stores in 24 countries around the world. Apple stores weren't even a "thing" unt...
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Fed is likely to stay ‘patient’ and project fewer rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is expected to end its latest policy meeting Wednesday by refining its new overarching message that it plans to be “patient” about any further interest rate hikes. The Fed is all but sure to keep its key short-term rate in a range of 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent, still […]
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Trump names pick for FAA job as agency faces new scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is announcing the nomination of a permanent administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency faces new scrutiny over its oversight of industry in the wake of a pair of deadly crashes involving a new Boeing aircraft. The White House announced Trump has selected former Delta Air Lines […]
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Trump: Social media sites discriminate against conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his ire Tuesday at the nation’s major social media companies, claiming they’re biased against Republicans and attacking them with the same gusto he uses for much of the rest of the media world. Trump’s focus on social media began with a morning tweet and continued into a press […]
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NCAA can’t keep tournament games away from legal gambling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NCAA is still opposed to gambling on its events even as sports betting spreads ahead of March Madness. But the governing body for college sports isn’t denying reality, either. The NCAA Tournament starting this week is the first since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting to expand last year. […]
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Kirkland M&A attorney William Sorabella joins Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher hired William Sorabella as a partner working on public company and private equity mergers and acquisitions. Sorabella joins from Kirkland & Ellis. Press Release Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that William B. Sorabella has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office. Sorabella, formerly with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, will continue his public company and private equity mergers and acquisitions practice. “Bill is an exceptional, highly regarded M&A la...
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A new game set in the ruins of Washington D.C. is a best-in-class shooter that puts 'Anthem' to shame

"The Division 2" is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The third-person loot-shooter is set in Washington D.C., in the wake of a pandemic wiping out much of society. From storytelling to gameplay, "The Division 2" distinguishes itself from the competition — especially compared to 2019's biggest flop, "Anthem." There's no getting around it: "The Division 2" stands out as an especially good game because of a very similar, significantly less good game that just launched.  That gam...
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Going Green To Save Green

As electricity prices continue to soar, one in three U.S. households is struggling to pay their electricity bills. These rising energy costs hit us where it hurts, often leading to broader budgetary concerns. Using too much energy also harms the economy and the environment. The following benefits of going green can help convince you to make the necessary changes at home: Power Bills Vary Widely, Leaving Us Guessing On Budgets Sometimes, unseasonable weather or an unexpected emergency can leave...
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