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Publishers Seek Hill Help Against Digital Duopoly: Facebook, Google

Publishers Seek Hill Help Against Digital Duopoly: Facebook, Google

Without one, they could risk triggering Justice Department scrutiny for violating antitrust laws. The objective is to permit publishers to have concrete discussions with the two dominant distributors of online news content, Google and Facebook, on business model solutions to secure the long-term availability of local journalism produced by America's newsrooms.


European Union population up to nearly 512 million at 1 January 2017

European Union population up to nearly 512 million at 1 January 2017

On the other hand, the largest relative increase was observed in Luxembourg (+19.8 per 1 000 residents), Sweden (+14.5‰), Malta (+13.8‰), Ireland (+10.6‰), Austria (+9.5‰), and Germany and Cyprus (both +7.6‰). (+7.2‰), the United Kingdom (+6.5‰) and the Netherlands (+6.0‰), In contrast, the largest decrease was recorded in Lithuania (-14.2‰), followed by Latvia (-9.6‰), Croatia (-8.7‰), Bulgaria (-7.3‰) and Romania (-6.2‰).


New Rule Opens Credit Card Companies, Banks To Class-Action Suits

New Rule Opens Credit Card Companies, Banks To Class-Action Suits

The final rule was announced at a time when the Trump administration is undergoing a broad effort to overhaul Obama-era regulations affecting other aspects of consumers' financial lives, including their health insurance, overtime pay and the investment advice they receive when saving for retirement.


Nevada governor declares state of emergency because they're running out of weed

Nevada governor declares state of emergency because they're running out of weed

But retailers were already concerned that no matter how much product they had on hand, a court battle over distribution could very well leave them high and dry. Some dispensaries will need to resupply in a manner of days, and others risk having to fire new hires or go out of business altogether. "They have hired and trained thousands of additional employees to meet the demands of the market".


Survey Looks At Best/Worst Tippers In America

Survey Looks At Best/Worst Tippers In America

The margin of error was 3.7 percentage points. A survey released Monday from Creditcards.com says Northeast Republicans are more generous in their tipping, beating out Southern Democrats. "Generally, it all comes down to income", Schulz said. "The more cash you have, the more likely you are to plunk a little more down at the table at the end of the night".


Chick-fil-A offers free food to cow-like customers

Chick-fil-A offers free food to cow-like customers

Customers who dress like a cow will be able to get a free entree , but salads are not part of the deal. Good thing Cow Appreciation Day doesn't fall on a Sunday, right?!? Chick-fil-A also wants customers to use the hashtag #CowAppreciationDay to share their love for their "Eat Mor Chikin" cows.