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Washington Post

Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump is joining her father's administration as an official employee. The first daughter announced Wednesday that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House. She said she has “heard the concerns some have with my ...

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04:12pm Wed, March 29, 2017

Fortune

Congress Just Made It Harder for You to Shield Yourself From Internet Discrimination
Fortune
Did you spend eight hours binge-watching Netflix last night? Or did you search the Internet to read about birth control options, find a new church, or research ways to get involved with your local political party? If so, there's an important fact you ...
Republicans Attack Internet PrivacyNew York Times
The US Eliminating Rules On Data Privacy Poses A Serious Threat To ConsumersHuffington Post
What does the death of broadband privacy rules mean?Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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02:57pm Wed, March 29, 2017

Business Insider

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world (AMZN)
Business Insider
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world after overtaking Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Amazon's stock price has rocketed 50% in the past 12 months, adding to the net-worth of ...

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04:17pm Wed, March 29, 2017

CNBC

Huge nuclear cost overruns push Toshiba's Westinghouse into bankruptcy
CNBC
Westinghouse Electric, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, hit by billions of dollars of cost overruns at four nuclear reactors under construction in the U.S. Southeast. The bankruptcy casts doubt on the future ...
Westinghouse Shifts From Building to DismantlingBloomberg
Westinghouse says it's bankrupt, a blow to nuclear industryThe Boston Globe
What Westinghouse's bankruptcy filing means for Charlotte and SC reactorsCharlotte Observer
WSB Radio -Ars Technica -WPXI Pittsburgh -York Dispatch
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07:32pm Wed, March 29, 2017

Forbes

Carl's Jr. Is Trading Soft-Core Lesbian Porn For Food Porn
Forbes
Carl's Jr. is taking a daring new direction with its latest advertising campaign, shifting the focus from boobs and butts back to burgers and buns. Less than a year ago, the fast food hamburger chain's commercials were serving up soft-core lesbian porn ...
Carl's Jr., Hardee's ads put focus on foodNation's Restaurant News
No more sexy burger girls for Carl's Jr., Hardee'sWTSP 10 News
Carl's Jr. performs a u-turn with its advertising to focus on food, not girlsBusiness Insider
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06:38pm Wed, March 29, 2017

CNBC

Lululemon shares crater on weak outlook
CNBC
Shares of Lululemon tumbled 17 percent after hours Wednesday, as investors overlooked the company's fiscal fourth-quarter sales and earnings growth and focused on its slow start to 2017. The athletic wear maker expects to earn between 25 cents and 27 ...
Lululemon Says Lack of Bold Colors to Blame for Poor Start to 2017Fortune
Lululemon shares tumble on miss, weak first-quarter outlookNasdaq
Lululemon's Shares Drop After Weak OutlookU.S. News & World Report
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05:31pm Wed, March 29, 2017

Los Angeles Times

California isn't waiting on Trump — Gov. Brown wants $5.2 billion a year in new taxes and fees to fix roads
Los Angeles Times
Acknowledging the transportation system has been neglected, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Wednesday announced a proposal to raise gas taxes and vehicle fees to generate more than $5 billion annually for repairing California's crumbling ...
California officials to unveil huge transportation deal, new taxesSFGate
Gas Tax Hike Funds $52 Billion Plan to Fix California RoadsU.S. News & World Report
Gov. Brown proposes gas tax hike to fund $52B plan to fix California roadsKABC-TV
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06:35pm Wed, March 29, 2017

The Hill

Overnight Regulation: Trump administration lifts Obama freeze on federal coal mining
The Hill
Welcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, courts, Capitol Hill and beyond. It's Tuesday evening here in Washington where it's been an eventful day. Shots were fired near the Capitol earlier today after an ...
Montana tribe, conservationists sue US government for ending coal moratoriumReuters
The federal coal leasing program is ripping off taxpayers. Zinke just canceled plans to reform it.Vox
Trump Coal Sale Plan Challenged by Environmentalists, TribeBloomberg
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05:06pm Wed, March 29, 2017

Reuters

Amazon plans layoffs at Quidsi unit after losses
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo. By Jeffrey Dastin. Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) plans to cut 263 jobs at its money-losing ...
Amazon to Shut Down Unprofitable Quidsi DivisionFox Business
Amazon is shutting down Diapers.com — whose founder is now at war with AmazonRecode
More Than 260 Jobs Will Be Lost as Amazon Shuts Down QuidsiTheStreet.com
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07:24pm Wed, March 29, 2017

Calgary Herald

ConocoPhillips sells oil and gas assets to Cenovus for $13.3 billion
Reuters
CALGARY, Alberta ConocoPhillips (COP.N) on Wednesday agreed to sell oil sands and western Canadian natural gas assets to Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE.TO) for C$17.7 billion ($13.3 billion), making it the latest international oil major to pull back from a ...
After-hours buzz: LULU, CPO, CVE & moreCNBC
Cenovus to Double Size in $13.3 Billion Buy of Conoco AssetsBloomberg
ConocoPhillips Delivers Huge Win For Shareholders24/7 Wall St.
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07:03pm Wed, March 29, 2017