De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report
Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and...
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Bid to rework Louisiana property tax break falls short
An industry-backed effort to lessen local government decision-making authority over a lucrative Louisiana property tax program for manufacturers failed to win House support...
24 minutes ago - Miami Herald
Cabby suicides: blame New York's sick political culture
The wave of suicides among cabbies thrown impossibly deep into debt by the collapse of taxi-medallion prices is tragic enough. Now it turns out that the political power of...
1 hour ago - New York Post
Workers concerned by hedge fund influence over casinos
Casino workers in Detroit and their union leadership plan to speak before Michigan's Gaming Control Board about the influence hedge funds are having on the industry. Unite Here...
1 hour ago - Miami Herald
Trump's blacklist of Huawei has serious implications for Red Hat, Oracle, VMware and other huge US software companies
US companies caught up in the quagmire of Trump's blacklist on Huawei extends far beyond Google, Intel, Broadcom, and Qualcomm. Many enterprise software companies sell their...
1 hour ago - Business Insider
Fees campaigner Chris Sier hopes need for regulation is past
Sier welcomes fee-disclosure efforts by asset managers as industry transparency initiative gets underway
1 hour ago - eFinancial News
Pollsters rush to patch fraying methods for Trump's reelection race
TORONTO - When veteran pollster Scott Keeter appeared at a recent gathering of professional pollsters, he began his presentation with a somber caveat about the methods at the...
2 hours ago - Politico
‘Catastrophic for Our Consumers': Nike, Adidas Slam Tariffs In Open Letter to Trump
Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be "catastrophic for our...
2 hours ago - Fortune - 3 articles
Do marijuana dispensaries drive up home values? At least one study says so
Illinois residents could see their home values increase if the state legalizes recreational marijuana, and the bump could come as soon as a law is passed. A recent study from...
2 hours ago - Chicago Tribune
'There's a huge shortage of lab space in Chicago': Sterling Bay to back life sciences startups, with eye on Lincoln Yards
Chicago real estate developer Sterling Bay aims to make Lincoln Park a center for life sciences research, an industry that the firm hopes will fill a lot of space in its $6...
2 hours ago - Chicago Tribune
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Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules
A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child.
Trump DOJ expected to push McGahn to defy Dem subpoena to testify
The Justice Department is expected to deliver a legal opinion ahead of former White House Counsel Don McGahn's planned Tuesday testimony to the House Judiciary Committee...
Feds: DeVos used personal emails for work in ‘limited' cases
An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages...
'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care
In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street.
Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs
The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August.
Kings Island offering free admission to military, veterans this weekend
Kings Island is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
‘Never a dull moment': Florida sheriff's office called after shark, gator...
In what the sheriff's office called its “most Florida call of the week,” deputies discovered a shark that had been dumped in a creek and found an alligator nearby.
Judge rules against Trump in records dispute with Congress
WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Mehta's ruling says Trump cannot...
Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding...
He is “armed and definitely considered dangerous," police said.
Judge upholds Dem subpoena for Trump financial records
A federal judge upheld a congressional subpoena seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from an accounting firm, dealing a blow to the president's efforts to resist...