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March 30

Roku to slash 200 jobs, amounting to 6% of workforce

The announcement matches a previous round of layoffs that slashed 200 jobs.
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A Roku Inc. signage on a Smart television in an arranged photograph in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., May 2, 2021.
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Used car prices are surging. Here's why you should buy now

Well, it was nice while it lasted
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France rules against extradition of Ukrainian billionaire

A French court of appeal has ruled not to extradite to Ukraine the Ukrainian billionaire businessman Kostyantin Zhevago, who was temporarily detained in France in December
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CNN preaches patience as ratings tank during turnaround

CNN's leaders are preaching patience as viewers have been abandoning the network during its attempted turnaround
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Man United report $7.7M net profit in latest results

Manchester United as reported a net profit of 6.3 million pounds in its second quarterly fiscal results
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MLB debut players will have special patches on jerseys

Players making their big league debuts will be especially marked this season
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More Americans file for jobless claims; layoffs remain low

U.S. applications for jobless benefits rose last week but remain at historically low levels despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to cool the economy and job market in its fight against inflation
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US revises down last quarter's economic growth to 2.6% rate

The U.S. economy maintained its resilience from October through December despite rising interest rates, growing at a 2.6% annual pace, the government said Thursday in a slight downgrade from its previous estimate
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Lebanon abruptly nixes plan for $122M airport 'Terminal 2'

Lebanon’s caretaker transportation minister says the contract for a new terminal at the country's main airport is cancelled, following an uproar over the lack of public bidding for the $122 million project
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Average Wall Street bonuses dipped 26% to $176,700 last year

Average Wall Street bonuses dropped sharply last year to $176,700 amid lagging profits and recession fears
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EU chief urges caution in tech trade with China

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the European Union must be prepared to develop measures to protect trade and investment that China might exploit for its own security and military purposes
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Responding to Indigenous, Vatican rejects Discovery Doctrine

The Vatican has formally repudiated the “Doctrine of Discovery.”
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TikTok propaganda labels fall flat in 'huge win' for Russia

Social media platforms often rely on labels to let users know an account is operated by a Russian state propaganda agency
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4 bankers convicted over Swiss account of longtime Putin pal

Four former bankers with the Swiss affiliate of a key Russian bank have been found guilty of failing to properly check accounts opened in the name of a Russian cellist with longtime ties to President Vladimir Putin
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Finland says Russia spy operations weakened in Nordic nation

Finland's intelligence agency SUPO says Russia's spy operations in the Nordic nation have been substantially weakened over the past year
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Fox lawsuit highlights effects of conspiracies on Dominion

Dominion Voting Systems has been ensnared in a web of conspiracy theories that have undermined public confidence in U.S. elections among conservative voters
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EU reaches provisional deal to raise renewable energy target

European Union countries and negotiators from the EU’s parliament have reached a provisional deal to increase the share of renewables in the bloc’s energy mix
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French foreign minister hopes Sweden, Finland join NATO soon

France’s top diplomat says she hopes the NATO applications of Sweden and Finland will be “ratified quickly."
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King Charles III addresses German parliament, meets Scholz

King Charles III has become the first monarch to speak before Germany’s parliament
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Russia arrests Wall Street Journal reporter on spying charge

Russia’s top security agency says an American reporter for the Wall Street Journal has been arrested on espionage charges
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Stocks keep climbing as fear keeps falling on Wall Street

Stocks are rising again as more fear evaporates from Wall Street
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China's No. 2 leader says economy improved in March

China’s new No. 2 leader says its economic recovery improved in March and he promised to stay committed to opening to the world
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China e-commerce giant Alibaba outlines future strategy

Top executives of Chinese e-commerce and financial giant Alibaba say it plans to spin off some of its sprawling e-commerce and finance empire as independent businesses to make them more flexible and maximize their value
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House GOP approves broad bill to 'unleash' American energy

House Republicans have passed a sprawling energy package that would counter virtually all of President Joe Biden’s agenda to address climate change
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March 29

New Mexico's new film training academy finds a home

New Mexico's special academy for training workers in the film and television industry is a step closer to fruition
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Gig workers given paid sick leave under new Seattle law

Most gig workers in Seattle will be permanently entitled to paid sick leave and safe time under a first-in-the-nation law
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Twitter removes tweets about 'Trans Day of Vengeance'

Twitter says it has removed tweets showing a poster promoting a ‘Trans Day of Vengeance’ protest in support of transgender rights in Washington, D
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California may end travel ban to states with anti-LGBTQ laws

A California lawmaker wants to end a ban on state-funded travel to states with discriminatory LGBTQ laws
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Boeing's 1st astronaut flight to space delayed until July

Boeing's first launch of astronauts has been delayed again, this time until July
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DeSantis' board says Disney stripped them of power

Board members picked by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to oversee the governance of Walt Disney World say their Disney-controlled predecessors pulled a fast one on them by passing restrictive covenants that strip the new board of many of its powers
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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday 3/29/2023

Stocks rallied as Wall Street shook off more of the fear that dominated it earlier this month
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Starbucks’ ex-CEO is grilled on union tactics, denies he broke the law

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien reports from Capitol Hill, where Starbucks’ former CEO Howard Schultz was grilled on the company’s tactics at locations attempting to unionize.
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VIDEO: Starbucks’ ex-CEO is grilled on union tactics, denies he broke the law
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Court hears appeal of ruling favoring Musk in SolarCity deal

Attorneys for a group of Tesla shareholders are asking Delaware's Supreme Court to overturn a judge’s decision in favor of CEO Elon Musk in a lawsuit challenging the electric car maker’s $2.4 billion acquisition of a solar panel company founded by two ...
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Lululemon, Cintas rise; UniFirst, Progress Software fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Lululemon, Cintas rise; UniFirst, Progress Software fall
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Railroad will use Ohio-based firms for derailment cleanup

Norfolk Southern has agreed to exclusively use Ohio-based businesses to clean up the site of a fiery train derailment last month in a small town near the Pennsylvania state line
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Congress approves measure to toss Biden's water protections

Congress on Wednesday approved a resolution to overturn the Biden administration's protections for thousands of small streams, wetlands and other waterways
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Congressional hearing targets 'NIL chaos' in college sports

A congressional hearing targeting what one lawmaker called “NIL chaos” in college sports drifted into the consequences of college athletes being deemed employees
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Investigators examine pipeline in chocolate factory blast

Federal safety investigators are looking at a natural gas pipeline for fractures and other damage as they gather evidence on the cause of a deadly explosion at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory
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Judge orders US to resume oil lease sales in North Dakota

A judge has ordered the U.S. government to resume regular oil and gas lease sales on federal lands in North Dakota
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Italy to punish 'synthetic' food purveyors, protect farmers

Italy’s government has endorsed legislation that would outlaw laboratory-grown food and allow stiff fines for those who make it or sell it
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Should you buy now, pay later for your wedding?

“Buy now, pay later” plans let you break up your purchase into smaller installments that you pay over a series of weeks or months
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Adidas withdraws opposition to BLM trademark application

Adidas is withdrawing its challenge to a Black Lives Matter trademark application featuring three parallel stripes, two days after it contested the image with the U.S. Trademark Office
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Congress to consider new no-fly list for unruly passengers

Congress is taking another look at creating a new no-fly list for unruly passengers
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Sen. Sanders accuses Starbucks of 'union busting,' former CEO denies claim

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schulz addressed questions from the Senate HELP committee on allegations of anti-union policies and labor law violations at the company.
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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schulz addressed questions from the Senate HELP committee on allegations of anti-union policies and labor law violations at the company.
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Starbucks' ex-CEO denies lawbreaking, Sen. Sanders accuses company of 'union busting'

Schultz faced sharp criticism in a hearing on Capitol Hill.
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Howard Schultz in New York City, Apr. 2, 2019.
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GOP lawmakers accuse Fed of being lax before bank failure

Republican lawmakers accused top bank regulators of dawdling as Silicon Valley Bank hurtled toward the second-largest bank failure in U.S. history and questioned whether tougher regulations would have made a difference
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Musk, scientists call for halt to AI race sparked by ChatGPT

Are tech companies moving too fast in rolling out powerful artificial intelligence technology that could one day outsmart humans
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Google, others say Uganda anti-LGBTQ bill bad for business

A business group in Uganda including corporate giants such as Google says it opposes the country's anti-LGBTQ legislation, calling it “a concern for global businesses and investors operating or planning to invest” in the East African country
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US Westinghouse to supply fuel to both Czech nuclear plants

The Czech Republic’s power company says it has signed a deal with U.S. Westinghouse Electric Co. to supply fuel for the Dukovany nuclear plant, eliminating the country’s dependence on Russia for such fuel
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Ukrainian grain inflow triggers protests in Poland, Bulgaria

Poland's agriculture minister is promising financial support to grain producers and traders as well as easier construction of grain storage rules
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