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EU Hits Google With $5 Billion Fine For Pushing Apps On Android Users


The European Commission found that the tech giant broke EU antitrust rules by requiring manufacturers to pre-install the Google and Chrome apps. Google plans to appeal the record fine.

French Butchers Ask For Protection After Vegans Blamed For Vandalism


Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use violence to draw attention to their cause.

Tenants Sue Kushner Cos. For Alleged Harassment, N.Y. Governor Launches Probe


Current and former tenants say the company exposed them to toxic dust, noise and rats, forcing them out of their rent-stabilized apartments and making way for luxury-condo buyers.

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Fed's Powell Says A Long Trade War Could Hurt U.S. Economy

A long trade war that results in higher, broader tariffs "will be bad for our economy and for other economies too," Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said at a Senate hearing Tuesday.

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In Face Of Protectionism, EU And Japan Sign Huge Open-Trade Deal

Japan and the European Union have signed an agreement that creates an open trade zone for 600 million people. The parties account for approximately one-third of GDP worldwide.

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Cannabis Business License Applications Bury Liquor Commission

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission was inundated with 1,001 applications in the lead up to a temporary hiatus on processing cannabis business licenses

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Japan's Ninja Shortage

Japan's population is shrinking. It's harder and harder to find qualified people to fill a lot of jobs. Including ninjas.

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FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

The news could put in jeopardy plans by Sinclair – already the nation's largest TV station owner – to grown even bigger.

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Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

On some questions, people who get their TV news primarily from Fox News or CNN are even further apart than Republicans and Democrats. Viewers of the other big TV networks are somewhere in between.

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Beaverton Reveals Major Donor For New Arts Center

Reser Family Foundation gives $13 million for Patricia Reser Center for the Arts.

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China Files WTO Complaint Over U.S. Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Imports

The complaint comes less than a week after the Trump administration published a preliminary list of more than 6,000 Chinese products that it wants to hit with a new tariff.

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How Underemployment Is Affecting The Job Market

Underemployment measures the number of workers placed in jobs that are below their qualifications from a bachelor's degree and beyond. The effects can be different, depending on the field of work.

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In Britain, Businesses Brace For A Hit Amid Tensions In The 'Special Relationship'

Many in the U.K. are hoping that any tensions with the U.S. over trade are temporary – especially business owners.