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Trump Denies Links To Russian-American Businessman

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 3:31pm

Felix Sater was recently named as having helped pass on a "peace plan" to the Trump administration from a Ukrainian politician. Sater is a Russian-born businessman who spent time in prison before becoming a federal informant. He claims to be a senior adviser to Trump, but Trump says he wouldn't recognize him on the street if he saw him.

White House Says Conway Acted 'Inadvertently' When She Plugged Ivanka's Products

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 1:15pm

The senior adviser to the president didn't mean any harm when she appeared to violate ethics rules in an appearance on Fox and Friends last month, the Trump administration says.

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DNA Tests Find Subway Chicken Only 50 Percent Meat, Canadian News Program Reports

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:39am

The CBC's investigative consumer show Marketplace ordered the DNA analysis. The sandwich chain unilaterally denies the accusation, with a spokesman calling the claims "absolutely false."

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For Barcelona, Tourism Boom Comes At High Cost

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 9:07am

Many complain their magnificent city is being ruined by tourism. Some 30 million visitors arrive every year, bringing much-needed revenue — but crowding out longtime residents and businesses.

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Sorry, Salad Lovers: We May Have No Mesclun Mix (For Two Weeks)

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 8:42am

The system that delivers fresh greens to supermarkets is having a hiccup. There may be a nationwide shortage of salad mix in a few weeks. You can blame wet weather in Arizona and California.

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After Video Of Dispute With Driver, Uber CEO Says He Needs To 'Grow Up'

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 8:22am

Travis Kalanick apologized Tuesday for his actions in a video posted this week, in which Kalanick had a heated argument with an Uber driver after the driver raised complaints about pay.

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In A Heated Campaign Season, French Politicians Flock To Paris Farm Fair

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:10am

One of the world's largest agricultural shows is underway in Paris. France is Europe's top agricultural producer, and as its presidential election approaches, the show is a must-stop for candidates.

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French Presidential Candidates Make Campaign Stops At Farm Expo

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:10am

Each year French farmers gather in central Paris for one of the world's largest agricultural shows. As France's presidential election approaches, the candidates want to be seen patting cows and lambs.

Trump Moves Toward Traditional Republican Health Care Plans

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 4:10am

President Trump doubled down on his pledge to quickly repeal and replace Obamacare. He talked about the longtime Republican idea of having health insurers sell insurance across state lines.

Amazon Cloud Outage Disrupts Traffic For Websites, Apps

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 2:30am

The cloud-computing service went down around midday on Tuesday, and Amazon said the issue was resolved just after 5 p.m. ET. Thousands of companies were affected by the outage.

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Lawsuit Alleges That PayPal Diverted Donations To Different Charities

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 6:17pm

The PayPal Giving Fund says it allows donors to give to a charity of their choice. A class action lawsuit claims the company would, with no notification, redirect funds to different organizations.

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Starbucks To Open In Italy, Home Of Espresso, In 2018. Italian Cafes Say Bring It

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 5:51pm

The coffeehouse giant plans several stores in Milan. But Italian coffeehouse owners aren't particularly worried. As one told us, they're not even in the same business.

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California Weighs Tougher Emissions Rules for Gas-Powered Garden Equipment

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 4:34pm

Gas-powered gardening equipment will soon surpass cars as the worst polluters in California. It is considering stronger emissions standards for small gas engines and incentives to switch to electric.

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Ford Replaces CD Player With Streaming Music In New Vehicle

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 3:32pm

For the first time in 25 years, Ford Motor Company is offering a vehicle without a CD player. The company will replace the CD player with streaming audio and video. As car companies compete to get out front on self-driving cars, they will also be providing more entertainment options.

SpaceX Moves To Launch First-Ever Private Mission To The Moon

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 3:32pm

SpaceX claims it will launch the first ever private moon mission in 2018, which would send people to the moon for the first time in 45 years. The announcement may signify the start of a new race to the moon, this time between NASA and the private space industry.

Trump Aims To 'Eliminate' Clean Water Rule

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 2:14pm

The Obama-era "Waters of the United States" rule defines which small bodies of water are subject to U.S. authority. Opponents such as farmers, homebuilders and golf course owners say it goes too far.

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Samsung Chief Charged With Bribery And Embezzlement

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 1:25pm

South Korean authorities charged the acting head of Samsung and four other executives at the company in connection with a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.

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What 4 Voters Want To Hear From President Trump In His Address

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 1:04pm

Three voted for Trump, one did not. The St. Louis residents all battled to come back from job losses in the wake of the Great Recession, and that experience shaped their view of the new president.

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In U.K., A Veggie Shortage Inspires Funny Headlines And Serious Thoughts

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 12:25pm

Bad weather in southern Europe caused a brief shortage of veggies in the U.K. Prices went up and people panicked. Now they are thinking harder about where their food comes from.

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Trump May Weigh In On H-1B Visas, But Major Reform Depends On Congress

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 12:15pm

President Trump has said he wants to crack down on abuses and protect American workers. But it's Congress that holds the power to fundamentally reform the program, and work there is underway.

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