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Black Friday still a thing, for now

Holiday Shopping-Cyber Monday

WSU economist talks about Black Friday and shopping during the holidays.

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Credibility at risk, media cuts stars loose over sex claims

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NEW YORK (AP) — The consequences came swiftly after the allegations emerged against Charlie Rose. Within hours, the veteran news host was suspended by CBS and his PBS interview show was pulled off the air. The next day, he was fired. Rose became the latest in a string of prominent journalists...


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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

Uber-Data Breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...


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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

Uber-Data Breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...


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Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski announces support for repealing individual mandate, a

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she would support repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual insurance mandate, giving a potential boost to the Republican effort to pass a massive tax cut package next week. “I believe that the federal government...


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Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski announces support for repealing individual mandate, a

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Tuesday she supports repealing the Affordable Care’s Act individual mandate, potentially providing a boost to GOP efforts to overhaul the tax code. “I believe that the federal government should not force anyone to buy something they...


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Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski announces support for repealing individual mandate, a

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Tuesday that she supports repealing the Affordable Care’s Act individual mandate, potentially providing a boost to the GOP’s efforts to overhaul the tax code. The Republican moderate announced in an op-ed in Alaska’s Daily News-...


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Ikea furniture has killed 8 children; millions of recalled dressers may still be out

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Swedish furniture giant Ikea has refunded just a fraction of the millions of pieces of furniture recalled after toddlers were killed, it announced on Tuesday. More than a year after its initial recall announcement, the company disclosed that it had refunded or...


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AT&T-Time Warner antitrust suit leaves tech firms wary

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The nation’s technology industry at first glance looked like a winner in the Justice Department’s move this week to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner. A merged company probably would be a stronger company, allowing it to control, for example, both the creation...


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Disney animation guru John Lasseter takes leave after sexual misconduct allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In a new sexual misconduct scandal that could shake the economics of Hollywood in unprecedented ways, Disney said Tuesday that animation chief John Lasseter would be taking a six-month leave of absence starting immediately. The company acknowledged unspecified...


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Black Friday still a thing, for now

Holiday Shopping-Cyber Monday

WSU economist talks about Black Friday and shopping during the holidays.


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