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Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:31 PM EST

Toyota Loses 'World's Biggest Automaker' Title to VW

Toyota Loses 'World's Biggest Automaker' Title to VW

Toyota has relinquished the title of the world's biggest automaker, reporting Monday that it sold 10.175 million vehicles worldwide in 2016, fewer than Volkswagen's 10.31 million. General Motors reports its...

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 04:24 PM EST

Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Refugees Over Next 5 Years

Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Refugees Over Next 5 Years

Starbucks says it will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, a response to President Donald Trump's indefinite suspension of Syrian refugees and temporary travel bans that apply to six other Muslim-maj...

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 at 08:20 PM EST

Kochs Condemn Trump's Immigration Crackdown

Kochs Condemn Trump's Immigration Crackdown

Charles Koch first likened candidate Donald Trump's plan to ban Muslim immigrants to something Adolf Hitler would have done in Nazi Germany. The billionaire industrialist and his chief lieutenants offered a...

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 at 08:41 PM EST

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Tech Companies Protest Trump Immigration Order

Google, Apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 08:53 PM EST

Lowe's Announces Nearly 2,400 Layoffs for Full-Time Workers

Lowe's Announces Nearly 2,400 Layoffs for Full-Time Workers

North Carolina-based home improvement retailer Lowe's says it's told about 2,400 full-time workers that they will be laid off. A statement from the store said the majority of the cuts are at the store level,...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 08:04 PM EST

Subway Hiring 150 People at Milford Headquarters

Subway Hiring 150 People at Milford Headquarters

Subway is hiring more than 150 people at the company headquarters in Milford, Connecticut.

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 11:30 PM EST

IHOP: Clinton-Related Retweet Was Result of Hacked Social Media Account

IHOP: Clinton-Related Retweet Was Result of Hacked Social Media Account

IHOP said that sometime Sunday morning, the company’s Twitter account was hacked when a politically charged retweet appeared that caused some customers to pledge to never eat their golden fluffy pancakes again....

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 08:23 PM EST

San Diego Moving Companies Say They Won't Help Chargers Relocate to LA

San Diego Moving Companies Say They Won't Help Chargers Relocate to LA

So the Chargers said they are going to move to Los Angeles. Now they actually have to MOVE to Los Angeles. Anyone who has ever moved before understands what an undertaking this is. You have to pack up the...

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 07:40 PM EST

Adidas Rereleases Coveted 'OG' NMD Sneaker; Chaos Ensues

Adidas Rereleases Coveted 'OG' NMD Sneaker; Chaos Ensues

It's well-known that New Yorkers are crazy for fashion. NYPD officers witnessed the chaos first hand as officers responded to calls for crowd control at Adidas' Fifth Avenue location Saturday morning. A line of...

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 03:19 AM EST

Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says

Yahoo CEO to Resign After Verizon Takeover, Company Says

Yahoo Inc. announced Monday that CEO Marissa Mayer, one of the highest-profile women in the predominantly male tech world, will resign once the company's merger with Verizon Communications Inc. closes, NBC News...

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