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Trump Drops Plan To Host G-7 Summit At His Miami Resort

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Blaming "Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility" as the reason for his reversal, the president said he will consider other sites for next year's meeting of international leaders.

Burgerville Employee Union Preparing For Strike After Failed Negotiations

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Sometime this week, Burgerville union employees plan to walk off the job and strike. The union also has picketing events planned at multiple Burgerville locations. 

Senators Press CFPB To Dig Into Problems With Public Service Student Loan Program

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The senators urged the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to do more to examine problems with a troubled loan forgiveness program, citing an investigative story by NPR this week.

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California Can Expect Blackouts For A Decade, Says PG&E CEO

PG&E is under fire for its management of last week's planned power outages that left about 800,000 customers in the dark. CEO Bill Johnson admits the company was ill-prepared for the operation.

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Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch 2 Years Before Deadly Crash

One pilot messaged that the problem was "egregious" and he had "basically lied to the regulators (unknowingly)" when he had told the FAA that the flight control system was safe.

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White House Adviser Peter Navarro Calls Fictional Alter Ego An 'Inside Joke'

Peter Navarro, a key architect of President Trump's trade policy, made up one of the people the adviser repeatedly quotes in his nonfiction books. Navarro's publisher is not amused.

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3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement

A new study estimates that the opioid epidemic has cost the U.S. economy about $631 billion due to health care costs and the unrealized lifetime earnings of people who died of overdoses.

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G-7 Summit To Be Held At Trump's Miami Golf Resort

The decision is sure to renew debate about President Trump's unprecedented decision to maintain ownership of the Trump Organization after taking the oath of office.

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Exclusive: Turf War Blocked CFPB From Helping Fix Student Loan Forgiveness Program

The Trump administration blocked the nation's top consumer protection agency from digging into problems with a program designed to help police, firefighters and other public service workers.

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Meet Gordon Sondland, The Ambassador Whose Texts Put Him At The Center Of Ukraine Scandal

Based on interviews with people who know Sondland, what emerges is a portrait of a man fixated on getting an ambassadorship in Europe and, once in the job, would do what it took to keep it.

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Oregon Lottery Releases New Mobile Sports Betting Game

Scoreboard allows players to bet on various professional sports from its mobile app or desktop-based game.

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Burgerville Offers Employees $1 Hourly Raise, Union Preparing To Strike

The Burgerville Workers Union said in a press release Wednesday that this is not a raise, but a “marketing ploy.”  

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5 Ways To Make The Office More Welcoming For People Of All Gender Identities

There are a few ways employers and colleagues can respectfully welcome people who do not conform to traditional gender norms.