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Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

Concerns About Fidget Spinners Highlight Unsafe Toys Report

A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear.

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The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

The Pain and Gain of Brexit Vote: British Economy A Year On

By Caroline Spiezioand Pan Pylas | Jun 25
Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Solar-Power Brainwave was Borrowed

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Solar-Power Brainwave was Borrowed

By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak | Jun 25
President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others pitched a solar wall back when he was a solar power skeptic.

A New Platform for Whole Foods? How Deal Could Upend Grocery

A New Platform for Whole Foods? How Deal Could Upend Grocery

By Candice Choi | Jun 25
Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week.

Uber Allows Riders to Tip Drivers Via App, Matching Lyft

Uber Allows Riders to Tip Drivers Via App, Matching Lyft

By Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Jun 25
Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.

Amazon Aiming to be the Dressing Room in Your House

Amazon Aiming to be the Dressing Room in Your House

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 25
Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.

EPA Sets Rules to Regulate Toxic Chemicals Under 2016 Law

EPA Sets Rules to Regulate Toxic Chemicals Under 2016 Law

By Matthew Daly | Jun 25
The Environmental Protection Agency issued new rules and other documents Thursday outlining how it will regulate toxic chemicals under a landmark law passed by Congress last year.

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

Jun 25
The owner of a gay bar in Vermont is changing the name after months of controversy.

Logo Study Names Most Out & Proud Brands

Logo Study Names Most Out & Proud Brands

Jun 24
Despite our changing times, America's leading companies and brands are proudly remaining out and proud, with more companies including LGBTQ people and families in mainstream advertising and marketing than ever before.

As Pot Comes Out of Black Market, Regulators Face Scrutiny

As Pot Comes Out of Black Market, Regulators Face Scrutiny

By Kristen Wyatt | Jun 24
Take a black-market business that relies on cash. Move the business out of the shadows by giving it government oversight. Hire new regulators to keep watch on the business, all without any experience. The result can be a recipe for government corruption.

Student Loan Servicer Fights Back as States Eye Protections

Student Loan Servicer Fights Back as States Eye Protections

By Marina Villeneuve | Jun 24
The nation's largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied against states' efforts to license student loan servicers in Maine and elsewhere this year as it seeks to become the nation's single servicer of student loans.

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