Archive for December 8th, 2019

Walmart is saying sorry for making available a Christmas sweater with an apparent drug reference.

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As a result, wealth is also being concentrated in those areas.

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Delivery trucks and vans laden with online packages are putting a stranglehold on New York City streets and filling its air with pollutants. Now a new city program aims to replace some of these delivery vehicles with a transportation mode that is more environmentally friendly and does not commandeer street space: electric cargo bikes. It will be the first time the city, long home to bike messengers, has specifically promoted cargo bikes as an…

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<p>Despite painstaking efforts to ensure that Social Security benefits are distributed fairly, the wealthy are receiving disproportionately large payouts after all, study says.</p>

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<p>When the couple opened the unit, they were in for what would likely be the surprise of their lives: Buried under some old blankets sat a 1976 Lotus Esprit sports car used in the filming of the 1977 James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me." In the movie, the sports car famously transforms into a submarine and fires missiles while underwater.</p>

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With the strength of the world's largest economy on display at year end, the US Federal Reserve is all but certain to leave interest rates untouched at its final policy meeting of 2019 this week. Futures markets as of Friday predicted the Fed would leave rates untouched until at least September of next year, when another cut could occur.

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