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Charles Koch: ‘I’m Fighting Against Special Interests’

Charles Koch: 'I'm Fighting Against Special Interests'

Charles Koch — one-half of the notorious multibillionaire Koch brothers — says he gets daily death threats and is now on al-Qaida’s hit list. “I get a lot of death threats,” Koch, 79, said in a rare television interview that aired on “CBS Sunday.” “I decided long ago, I’d rather live for something than …

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Norwegian Air CEO Says $69 Flights From U.S. to Europe as Early as 2017

Norwegian Air CEO Says $69 Flights From U.S. to Europe as Early as 2017

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA hopes to sell one-way tickets to Europe for $69 as early as 2017 by flying from U.S. airports that have low fees, Chief Executive Officer Bjørn Kjos said in an interview Tuesday. Europe’s third-largest budget airline is considering flights to Edinburgh and Bergen, Norway from U.S. …

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Airbus Reveals Idea to Stack fliers on Top of Each Other in New Patent

Airbus Reveals Idea to Stack fliers on Top of Each Other in New Patent

Airlines have done just about everything they can to cram in more seats, and as a result we’re now at the point airplane seating has gotten so crowded that a consumer group has asked for a new Passenger Bill of Rights to set minimum airplane seat size. But more seats equal …

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McDonald’s Launches All-Day Breakfast Service

McDonald's Launches All-Day Breakfast Service

Missing breakfast this morning? Starting today you can get an Egg McMuffin for lunch or dinner at McDonald’s. The fast food giant is launching all-day breakfast menu at all of its U.S. locations. The move is part of an effort to bring in new customers and fight slumping sales. Hotcakes and Sausage, Egg …

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Set to Release: Audi’s R8 Supercar Power

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Featuring supercar technology: e-tron performance relates to four-wheel electric motors that are specifically designed to create an approximate 3320 ft-lbs of torque. Surprisingly, this type of power can whirl up to 124 mph with 150 miles on a full charge. In combination, the e-tron supercar technology is equipped to communicate …

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Google Officially Becomes ‘Alphabet’

After the markets close today, Google will officially become Alphabet. Back in August, Google announced a large restructuring of its company, and as a result, Alphabet will become the new parent company of all of the Google products. the well-known Google applications, like search, YouTube, and Google Maps, will not …

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Dekalb County, Georgia Starbucks Fails Health Inspection due to Roach Infestation

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A local Starbucks failed its latest health inspection and the violations include problems with roaches.  The Starbucks is located at 2826 North Druid Hills Road in DeKalb County, not far from the Toco Hills Shopping Plaza. The store received a score of 65 out of 100. “They’re failing their …

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Colorado Becomes First State In History To Collect More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

Colorado Becomes First State In History To Collect More Taxes From Marijuana Than Alcohol

No state has ever generated more tax revenue from marijuana than alcohol—until now. The Colorado Department of Revenue, according to recently released figures, just brought in $70 million in taxes relating to marijuana, compared to less than $42 million for alcohol taxes, over the course of a year. This Wednesday, …

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Puerto Rico’s Debt Restructuring Answers from BlackRock Peter Hayes

Puerto Rico's Debt Restructuring Answers from BlackRock Peter Hayes

Peter Hayes, head of municipal debt at BlackRock Inc., talks about Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring and investment strategy. Hayes, speaking with Carl Riccadonna, Cory Johnson and Olivia Sterns on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers,” also discusses Federal Reserve policy and the municipal bond market. (Source: Bloomberg) Watch Video Interview Here Does …

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Target to Remove Gender-Based Labeling

Target to Remove Gender-Based Labeling

Kids visiting Target will no longer have to consider their gender while shopping. The retailer announced Friday it will start removing gender-based labeling in several departments — including toys, bedding and entertainment — around the store. The company says the decision comes after feedback and suggestions from customers. “As guests …

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