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Marriott breach sparks multibillion-dollar suits, with more to come

Two class-action lawsuits already have been filed against Marriott after the hotel chain revealed a massive breach of its systems that compromised 500 million customers. One of the suits is seeking billions in damages. And many more are on the way, according to industry experts.Lawyers in Oregon filed a class-action lawsuit Friday on behalf of David Johnson, a lawyer, and Chris Harris, a business owner. Johnson had noticed unauthorized purchases on his credit card recently and believes it was due to the hack, according to Michael Fuller, an attorney for the plaintiffs. (Harris reportedly had to replace a credit card...
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George Soros-funded university forced out of Hungary by Prime Minister Viktor Orban

Hungary's far-right government has forced a United States-accredited university founded by the philanthropist George Soros out of the country, the college said Monday. The school, Central European University, called it "a dark day for Europe and a dark day for Hungary."Central European University (CEU), established in 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union, is one of the top-ranked universities in the region. According to the mission statement on its website, one of its aims is to be "a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity."It says it will be moving...
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NYC sets $17 an hour minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers

New York City has become the first in the U.S. to set a minimum wage for app-based car services. The city's Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Tuesday to establish a per-minute and per-mile payment formula for Uber, Lyft, Via, Juno and Gett that is supposed to result in drivers earning $17.22 an hour. Regulators say it will raise drivers' annual earnings by $10,000 a year."New York City is once again passing landmark regulation to protect workers in the unruly gig economy," the New York Taxi Workers Alliance said in a statement. The city's minimum wage is set to increase to...

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Thousands of grocery stores recall potentially lethal dog food

A nationwide recall of dry dog food has expanded to include brands distributed by a Dutch conglomerate that sold the potentially toxic products at several thousand stores across the U.S. and through online grocer Peapod. Seven other companies are also recalling dog food, bringing to at least 10 the number of affected brands.The recalls come after six dog owners reported their pets becoming ill after eating dry food containing potentially toxic levels of vitamin D, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration told CBS MoneyWatch. "None of those reports were deaths. FDA is continuing to investigate and monitor for additional reports,"...
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Stocks down, and Dow drops 700 points, reversing gains from U.S.-China trade truce

Last Updated Dec 4, 2018 2:10 PM EST U.S. stocks tumbled in Tuesday trading in a selling wave that erased the market's gain from the day before when Wall Street celebrated news of a truce in the U.S.-China trade fight.The celebration may have been premature, as experts warned that the two countries remain far apart in ironing out key disputes over tariffs as well as protection of technology secrets and intellectual property. President Trump even reminded his Twitter followers Tuesday morning: "I am a Tariff Man." ....I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the...
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Seattle gets NHL expansion team

Seattle is getting its own National Hockey League team, bringing the total number of teams in the league to 32. The unnamed team is expected to hit the ice in 2021-2022 to allow for arena renovations, the league announced Tuesday."Today is an exciting and historic day for our League as we expand to one of North America's most innovative, beautiful and fastest-growing cities," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said in a statement. "We are thrilled that Seattle, a city with a proud hockey history that includes being the home for the first American team ever to win the Stanley Cup, is...

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After outcry, "Friends" will be there for you on Netflix through 2019, company says

There won't be a break from "Friends" on Netflix after all. The video streaming company said it would retain the long-running sitcom for users in the United States — at least through 2019. Netflix made the announcement Monday following social media backlash from dedicated fans who spotted an expiration date suggesting that the NBC hit from the 90s would only be available until the end of this year. The beloved Warner Bros.-produced comedy, which follows a group of friends in New York City, has been a fixture on Netflix since January 2015. Netflix tweeted a screenshot from the show with...
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Einstein's "God letter" could net $1.5 million at auction

NEW YORK — A letter written by Albert Einstein that questions religion is expected to get up to $1.5 million at an auction Tuesday. The so-called "God Letter," written in 1954, will be auctioned by Christie's in New York. Einstein wrote the letter in German to Eric Gutkind, a philosopher who had written about Jewish spirituality and the pursuit of science. Einstein said that while he "gladly" belonged to the Jewish people, he believed the religion "like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstitions."This undated photo provided by Christie's shows the first page of Albert Einstein's...
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Here’s what’s closed for former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral on Wednesday

Wednesday will be an effective federal holiday as the nation mourns the death of former President George H.W. Bush. President Donald Trump declared it a National Day of Mourning, meaning that nearly all federal workers would be excused from work and their agencies would be closed.The former president will be given a state funeral Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. After the ceremony, his body will be moved to Texas, where he will be buried at his presidential library. Mr. Bush died on Friday evening at the age of 94.National Day of Mourning: Post offices closed Even though...

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Stocks down, and Dow drops 600 points, reversing gains from U.S.-China trade truce

U.S. stocks tumbled in Tuesday trading, marching back much of the market's gain from the day before when Wall Street celebrated news of a truce in the U.S.-China trade fight.The celebration may have been premature, as experts warned that the two countries remain far apart in ironing out key disputes over tariffs as well as protection of technology secrets and intellectual property. The Dow Jones industrial average sank nearly 600 points, or 2 percent, to 25,245. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite indexes also both fell more than 2 percent Losses in banks, technology and industrial stocks outweighed gains elsewhere...
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Ground beef recall: More than 12 million pounds of beef recalled amid salmonella outbreak

An Arizona company is expanding a recall for ground beef to include more than 12 million pounds of raw beef products. The items were packaged from July 26 to September 7, and were distributed to retail locations nationwide.The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said the products from JBS Tolleson, Inc., may be contaminated with a strain of bacteria called Salmonella Newport. An investigation has found 246 cases of people getting sick in 26 states. The initial recall was issued in October. Affected products have the establishment number "EST. 267" stamped inside the USDA mark of...
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Top 10 highest-paid YouTube stars of 2018, according to Forbes

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