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Amazon Dumped New York, but Cities Still Wooing the Company

Amazon Dumped New York, but Cities Still Wooing the Company

By Mike Catalini | Feb 17
Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.

Olympic Volunteers: One-Time Chance, or Exploitation?

Olympic Volunteers: One-Time Chance, or Exploitation?

By Stephen Wade | Feb 17
The billion-dollar Olympics are awash with cash. But volunteers work for free. That's the case next year at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, where about 80,000 volunteers will be needed.

Trump-Dominated Board to Close Coal Plant, Despite His Plea

Trump-Dominated Board to Close Coal Plant, Despite His Plea

By Adam Beam | Feb 17
A federal utility board voted Thursday to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, rejecting pleas from President Donald Trump and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and handing the coal industry a defeat in its backyard.

Gone in A New York Minute: How the Amazon Deal Fell Apart

Gone in A New York Minute: How the Amazon Deal Fell Apart

Feb 16
What they didn't expect was the protests, the hostile public hearings and the disparaging tweets that would come in the next three months, eventually leading to Amazon's dramatic Valentine's Day breakup with New York.

Amazon's Stormy Week Will Blow Over, but the Debris May Stay

Amazon's Stormy Week Will Blow Over, but the Debris May Stay

By Rachel Lerman and Mae Anderson | Feb 16
It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive New York City development, extortion claims related to intimate photos taken by its founder Jeff Bezos and increasing antitrust scrutiny in Europe.

AP Interview: Philippine Journalist Sees Threat to Democracy

AP Interview: Philippine Journalist Sees Threat to Democracy

By Kiko Rosario and Vicente Gonzales | Feb 16
The head of a Philippine online news site who was arrested on a libel complaint accused President Rodrigo Duterte's administration of acting like a dictatorship and using the law as a weapon to muzzle dissent.

Trump's New Trade Decision: Impose Tariffs on Imported Cars?

Trump's New Trade Decision: Impose Tariffs on Imported Cars?

By Tom Krisher and Paul Wiseman | Feb 15
By Sunday, Trump's Commerce Department is expected to issue an opinion on whether auto imports endanger U.S. national security enough to justify such import taxes. Trump would then have 90 days to decide whether to impose them.

Amazon's Exit Could Scare Off Tech Companies from New York

Amazon's Exit Could Scare Off Tech Companies from New York

By Michael R. Sisak and Josh Boak | Feb 15
Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance.

Prada Announces Diversity Council After Blackface Outrage

Prada Announces Diversity Council After Blackface Outrage

Feb 14
Italian brand Prada said Wednesday it is forming a diversity council to "elevate voices of color within the company and fashion industry at large," a move that follows accusations of racism in the luxury fashion world.

Outrage Over Photo of El Paso Gay Club Co-Owner at Trump Rally

Outrage Over Photo of El Paso Gay Club Co-Owner at Trump Rally

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 14
Online outrage exploded online following a part-owner of a gay nightclub in El Paso posting a photo of himself at the Feb. 11 Trump rally that took place in that city.

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