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NYC Taking Steps to Divest Pension Funds of Fossil Fuels
Maybe Next Time: Cities See Failed Amazon Bids As Trial Runs
EU Maintains Offer to Keep Britain in Despite Vote to Leave

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Maybe Next Time: Cities See Failed Amazon Bids As Trial Runs

NYC Taking Steps to Divest Pension Funds of Fossil Fuels

By Corey Williams |
For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities.

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NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Jan 20
media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

French President Warns: UK Can't Maintain Full Access to EU

French President Warns: UK Can't Maintain Full Access to EU

Jan 20
French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain again that it cannot maintain full access to the European Union's single market if it doesn't accept the bloc's founding principles.

Coke Aims to Recycle A Bottle for Each It Sells by 2030

Coke Aims to Recycle A Bottle for Each It Sells by 2030

By Joseph Pisani | Jan 20
Coca-Cola announced long-term recycling goals Friday, including attempting to recycle a bottle or can for every beverage it sells by 2030.

Conflict Among World Powers A Growing Concern, Experts Say

Conflict Among World Powers A Growing Concern, Experts Say

By Jamey Keaten | Jan 19
A survey by the World Economic Forum finds that more than nine in 10 experts are worried about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers, amid a trend toward "charismatic strongman politics."

Consumer Watchdog Considering Repeal of Payday Lending Rule

Consumer Watchdog Considering Repeal of Payday Lending Rule

By Ken Sweet | Jan 18
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders.

Printing Company: Religious Pamphlets Not Meant for Gay Couple

Printing Company: Religious Pamphlets Not Meant for Gay Couple

Jan 18
A printing company accused of sending discriminatory pamphlets to a gay couple who ordered wedding programs says it has learned the pamphlets were intended to be printed for another customer.

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

Aetna to Pay $17M Over Mailing that Revealed HIV Meds

Jan 17
Health insurer Aetna has agreed to pay $17 million to settle claims that it breached the privacy of thousands of customers who take HIV medications.

Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Jan 17
Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown.

Citigroup Reports $18.3 Billion Loss, Caused by New Tax Law

Citigroup Reports $18.3 Billion Loss, Caused by New Tax Law

By Ken Sweet | Jan 17
Citigroup reported an $18.3 billion loss in the fourth quarter on Tuesday - effectively wiping out the company's full-year 2017 profit - as the financial conglomerate had to take more than $20 billion in accounting write-downs related to the new tax law.

Gay Couple Sues Printing Company for Allegedly Sending Satan-Themed Wedding Programs

Gay Couple Sues Printing Company for Allegedly Sending Satan-Themed Wedding Programs

Jan 17
A gay couple is suing the printing company Vistaprint for allegedly sending them 80 wedding programs on the eve of their big day that turned out to be religious pamphlets that referenced Satan.

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