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New York Public Housing Is Home To City's Newest Food Entrepreneurs

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 1:26pm

Food Business Pathways is a free course that gives low-income participants a leg up in turning their ideas into successful businesses through training, mentoring, access to services and space to sell.

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Pabst Blue Ribbon Gets A Reprieve, Will Continue To Be Brewed By MillerCoors

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 11:07am

For nearly 20 years, MillerCoors has brewed nearly all of Pabst's beers. The arrangement will now continue past 2020.

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Deutsche Bank Offices In Frankfurt Raided By German Police

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 9:51am

German authorities raided the offices of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt on Thursday morning. Police and federal prosecutors were apparently looking for evidence of money laundering.

'Talent Wants Transit': Companies Near Transportation Gaining The Upper Hand

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 8:16am

An important criteria in Amazon's high-profile search for new corporate headquarters was access to public transportation for the company's employees. Others companies are doing the same.

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Deutsche Bank Offices Are Raided In Money Laundering Probe

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 6:21am

Prosecutors are investigating two Deutsche Bank employees who allegedly helped customers set up offshore firms to avoid anti-money laundering safeguards.

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2 Years After Standing Rock Protests, North Dakota Oil Business Is Booming

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 6:20am

Legal battles and local tensions persist two years after the North Dakota prairie was filled with thousands of indigenous and environmental protesters opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Wish Dunkin' Had A Clothing Line? Dream On

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 6:02am

Dunkin' unveiled a line of "Espresso-Wear." The clothing was designed for customers who need to carry coffees. Sadly, the items like Cappu-Chinos, pants with cup-holder pockets, are not real.

Volkswagen Planning A New North American Factory For Electric Cars

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 4:19am

The European carmaker is planning to introduce a $30,000 to $40,000 electric car in 2020 to compete with similarly priced American vehicles.

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Tensions With China, Putin Meeting To Dominate Trump's G-20 Trip

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 4:00am

President Trump heads to the international summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this week. The answers to a number of looming questions could determine whether the visit is a success.

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Why There's So Much Beef Being Sent Between The U.S. And Mexico

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 5:18pm

Mexico and the U.S. send cattle back and forth, so much so, that a head can cross the border multiple times before reaching its final destination.

Gone Girl: Lower Manhattan 'Fearless Girl' Statue Is 'On The Move'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 5:11pm

Fearless Girl appeared across from the Charging Bull on the eve of International Women's Day in 2017. It has now been removed and will be placed in front of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Do Americans Have An Appetite For Electric Cars?

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 4:14pm

Following General Motors' decision to discontinue the Chevy Volt to focus on zero-emission cars, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with journalist John Voelcker about the future of the electric cars in the U.S.

Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell Is Not Happy With GM's Elimination Of So Many Jobs

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 4:14pm

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., about the General Motors job cuts and what they mean for the industry and American auto workers.

Do Sanctions Work?

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 3:39pm

Sanctions have become an increasingly common foreign policy tool for the U.S. How effective are they?

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Bitcoin Is Bouncing Around Again. Here Are Some Possible Causes

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 3:06pm

Bitcoin is known to be volatile. But recently it has suffered a rash of notable losses. Analysts are looking to the amount of computing power used and the split of a rival cryptocurrency for answers.

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Fed Chief's Remarks On Economy And Interest Rates Cheer Investors

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 1:22pm

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the outlook for the U.S. economy remains solid and that interest rates are nearly within a "neutral" range, touching off a surge in stock prices.

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Indonesian Officials Release Report On Air Crash That Killed 189 People

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 4:06am

A preliminary investigation into the Lion Air crash in October finds the pilots struggled against a new anti-stall flight control system, which forced the plane's nose down 26 times before it crashed.

Focus To Electric Vehicle Market Drives Changes AT GM

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 4:06am

General Motors says its future is in electric vehicles, but it makes much of its profit from trucks and SUVs. David Greene talks to auto reporter Micheline Maynard, who monitors GM's ups and downs.

Documents Show How Close The Trump Administration Is With 'Fox News'

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 3:55pm

The ties between Fox News and the Trump administration are strong as can be on-air. Documents show how producers ran questions and at least one script by staffers for former EPA chief Scott Pruitt.

College Side Hustle

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 3:50pm

Colleges and universities are finding creative ways to make money.

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