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Airline Customer-Service Agents Report Abusive Customers

Airline Customer-Service Agents Report Abusive Customers

By David Koenig | Sep 18
Airline customer-service agents say they often get verbal threats from passengers, and sometimes they turn into physical confrontations.

NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

By Tali Arbel | Sep 17
Comcast's NBCUniversal said Tuesday that its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo. It will become the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

Purdue Pharma Begins Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Journey

Purdue Pharma Begins Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Journey

By Tom Murphy and Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 17
Purdue Pharma gets its day in court Tuesday after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits.

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 16
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

DC's Free Commuter Paper Ends Run with Shot At Smartphones

DC's Free Commuter Paper Ends Run with Shot At Smartphones

By Ashraf Khalil | Sep 15
When it came time to close down Express, the publication went out with an all-time great. Thursday's farewell edition depicted a trademark yellow Express box on its side and underneath the stark headline, "Hope You Enjoy Your Stinkin' Phones."

Harvard Reviewing Nearly $9M in Donations from Epstein

Harvard Reviewing Nearly $9M in Donations from Epstein

Sep 15
Harvard University says it's reviewing donations from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and will donate all unspent funding to victims of sexual crimes.

New Orleans Radio Station Tweets Homophobic Slur, 'Investigation in Progress'

New Orleans Radio Station Tweets Homophobic Slur, 'Investigation in Progress'

By Sam Cronin | Sep 12
New Orleans radio station WWL-AM, the home station of the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers, tweeted a homophobic slur directed at one of their own sports reporters, Seth Dunlap, Tuesday. Read the timeline of events and public responses to the incident.

Looking to Hire 30,000, Amazon Plans Nationwide Job Fairs

Looking to Hire 30,000, Amazon Plans Nationwide Job Fairs

By Joseph Pisani | Sep 11
The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year, a 5% bump in its total workforce.

Uber Driver Fired After Tossing Lesbians Out of Car

Uber Driver Fired After Tossing Lesbians Out of Car

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 11
The New Jersey Uber driver who tossed a lesbian couple out her car because one of them kissed the other on the cheek is no longer working with the ride share, the company has announced.

Apple Takes on Netflix with A $5-A-Month Streaming Service

Apple Takes on Netflix with A $5-A-Month Streaming Service

By Michael Liedtke | Sep 11
Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1.

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