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Help! My Travel Agency Shut Down and I'm Out $2,000

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Our columnist investigates whether there is any recourse for a canceled flight booked through STA Travel, which filed for bankruptcy in August.
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Michelle Obama's ‘Becoming' Editor Starts Her Own Publishing Firm

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Molly Stern, the former publisher of Crown, is starting Zando, an independent publishing company with an unusual marketing strategy.
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Forget Antitrust Laws. To Limit Tech, Some Say a New Regulator Is Needed

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Even as the Justice Department sued Google, some antitrust experts wondered whether a different government response would be more effective.
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Top Investigator in Google Case Says There ‘Was Not a Rush' to Sue

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Jeffrey A. Rosen, the deputy attorney general, said the Justice Department knew the company would use its many resources to fight the agency.
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OSHA Under Fire Over Regulation of Meatpacking in Pandemic

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Critics say the agency has applied scant oversight and negligible penalties despite virus outbreaks at many plants in the spring.
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Hollywood-backed streaming service Quibi to shutter 6 months after launch

Hollywood-backed streaming service Quibi to shutter 6 months after launch

8 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Streaming service Quibi said it intends to wind down its operations and start a process to sell its assets, just six months after its launch.
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When Is A Burger Not A Burger? Europe Is Deciding

14 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Are "burgers" always burgers if they aren't made from meat? The EU Parliament is deciding this week.
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What is the Nobel Prize for Economics really about?

16 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Amid a global pandemic and a looming economic crisis, why was the prize given for advances in auction theory?
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'Fundraging' Fuels Democratic Money Advantage Over GOP In Most Races

'Fundraging' Fuels Democratic Money Advantage Over GOP In Most Races

18 minutes ago   |   NPR

Democrats have outraised Republicans in nearly all competitive House and Senate races in 2020. Most of that money has come from small dollar donors who fear a second Trump term.
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Data startup Mine used this pitch deck to win the backing of Google's Gradient Ventures in a $9.5 million funding round

Data startup Mine used this pitch deck to win the backing of Google's Gradient Ventures in a $9.5 million funding round

24 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Mine, an Israeli privacy startup that aims to give users control of their personal data, recently raised $9.5 million in a Series A funding round backed...
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Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and Iran are taking 'specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections'

Summary List Placement This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Iran and Russia have "taken... Read more ...

'We are the ones your children have nightmares about': A Maryland man has...

'We are the ones your children have nightmares about': A Maryland man has been charged with threatening to kidnap and kill Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Summary List Placement A Maryland man has been arrested and charged with threatening to kidnap and kill Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his vice-presidential... Read more ...

Pompeo labels 6 Chinese news orgs as ‘foreign missions' over ‘propaganda...

Pompeo labels 6 Chinese news orgs as ‘foreign missions' over ‘propaganda efforts' in new media crackdown

The US State Department has designated a series of Chinese publications as foreign missions, accusing them of spreading “propaganda.” Beijing previously blasted the labelling... Read more ...

'Tweeting at the television doesn't fix things': Obama digs into Trump at a...

'Tweeting at the television doesn't fix things': Obama digs into Trump at a drive-in rally for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Summary List Placement Former President Barack Obama tore into President Donald Trump Wednesday, criticizing the incumbent for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic and his... Read more ...

Joe Biden breaks silence on Hunter emails scandal, calls it ‘last-ditch'...

Joe Biden breaks silence on Hunter emails scandal, calls it ‘last-ditch' smear job as VIDEO shows staffer trying to end interview

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said the story of his son Hunter using the family name to make business deals overseas is a “desperate campaign to smear me and my... Read more ...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two weeks before Election Day. Here's what's in Mitch McConnell's latest relief package

Summary List Placement Senate Republicans will vote Wednesday on whether to move a new stimulus bill that would protect businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, boost... Read more ...

Mobile-video app Quibi is reportedly considering shutting down after only 6...

Mobile-video app Quibi is reportedly considering shutting down after only 6 months

Summary List Placement Mobile-video service Quibi is considering shutting down just six months after launch, according to The Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullen . The... Read more ...

Oil Jobs Are Big Risk, Big Pay. Green Energy Offers Stability And Passion

Oil Jobs Are Big Risk, Big Pay. Green Energy Offers Stability And Passion

Workers in the energy sector face two paths: The oil industry offers big salaries but more volatility, while clean energy pays less but provides more stability and a sense of... Read more ...

Amy Coney Barrett was on the board of a private Christian school that once...

Amy Coney Barrett was on the board of a private Christian school that once tried to ban children of same-sex parents

Summary List Placement Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was once on the board of trustees for a private Christian school that discriminated against the LGBTQ community... Read more ...

Pelosi strikes an optimistic tone on stimulus negotiations with the White...

Pelosi strikes an optimistic tone on stimulus negotiations with the White House, saying 'there will be a bill'

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struck a hopeful tone on stimulus negotiations with the White House, raising the prospects of a final deal. "I'm optimistic... Read more ...