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3 Arrested After Shooting Following White Nationalist Speech

3 Arrested After Shooting Following White Nationalist Speech

By Jason Dearen |
Three men were arrested after a shot was fired at a group of people following the appearance of white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida, police said.

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Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift

Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift

By Michael Liedtke | Oct 23
Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber.

Education Agency Blasted Amid Student Loan Scam Crackdown

Education Agency Blasted Amid Student Loan Scam Crackdown

By Richard Read and Teddy Nykiel | Oct 23
Federal and state agencies are cracking down nationally for the first time on scams that gouge student loan borrowers, but critics say the U.S. Department of Education isn't helping.

Cub Scout Kicked Out After Asking Lawmaker About Gun Control

Cub Scout Kicked Out After Asking Lawmaker About Gun Control

By Colleen Slevin | Oct 23
A Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after he questioned a Colorado state lawmaker about her position on gun control and previous comments she made about African-Americans' health and eating fried chicken.

At GE, A New Urgency to Return to Industrial Roots

At GE, A New Urgency to Return to Industrial Roots

Oct 22
The ambition of new CEO John Flannery to pare away everything that could stand in the way of General Electric's return to its industrial core became clearer Friday with plans to expel more than $20 billion in operations.

Medical Students in Limbo as Young Immigrant Program Ends

Medical Students in Limbo as Young Immigrant Program Ends

By Sophia Tareen | Oct 22
Medical student Alejandra Duran Arreola dreams of becoming an OB-GYN in her home state of Georgia, where there's a shortage of doctors and one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S.

Butter Shortage in France Amid Global Demand for Pastries

Butter Shortage in France Amid Global Demand for Pastries

Oct 22
French pastries and butter have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets.

French-Led EU Push for Heftier Tax on Internet Giants Stalls

French-Led EU Push for Heftier Tax on Internet Giants Stalls

Oct 22
France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that offer tax shelter to companies like Apple.

White Nationalist Undeterred by Boos on Latest College Stop

White Nationalist Undeterred by Boos on Latest College Stop

By Michael Kunzelman | Oct 21
The hostile audience drowned out white nationalist Richard Spencer with anti-Nazi chants. In other words, Spencer sees his speech Thursday at the University of Florida as a smashing success.

George R.R. Martin Mixes Business, Politics At Film Forum

George R.R. Martin Mixes Business, Politics At Film Forum

By Morgan Lee | Oct 21
Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico.

Applying for A Credit Card? Please Take A Selfie

Applying for A Credit Card? Please Take A Selfie

By Ken Sweet | Oct 21
The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application.

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