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Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

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March 29, 2017 at 10:58 am

NEW YORK (AP) Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over. The Kushner Cos. confirmed Wednesday that negotiations wit...

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Hungary: Soros-founded university vows resistance to new law

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March 29, 2017 at 10:55 am | BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) The rector of Central European University said Wednesday that the institution will resist legal amendments proposed by the Hungarian government, regarding them as discriminat...

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Illinois taxpayers pay millions in bonuses to lottery staff

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March 29, 2017 at 10:56 am | CHICAGO (AP) Illinois taxpayers have funded about $2 million in "retention" bonuses for employees of a private firm managing the lottery despite the firm performing so badly that the state is worki...

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Notorious troll calls the online tactics 'a national sport'

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March 29, 2017 at 10:53 am | Andrew Auernheimer isn't the kind of internet troll who hides behind a screen name. A notorious computer hacker whose anti-Semitic rhetoric matches the swastika tattooed on his chest, the 31-year-old...

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Illinois man dies after fall under stage at Springfield show

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March 29, 2017 at 10:50 am | SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) Authorities say an Illinois man has died after falling 25 feet under the stage at a Springfield auditorium during a music performance. Sangamon County coroner's office te...

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Turkish court orders Booking.com to be blocked

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March 29, 2017 at 10:45 am | ISTANBUL (AP) A Turkish court has ordered the travel website Booking.com to be blocked in a dispute with the country's main travel agency association, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Wednes...

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2 women charge racial discrimination at Fox News

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March 29, 2017 at 10:38 am | NEW YORK (AP) Two black women who work at Fox News Channel have charged in a lawsuit that they were subjected to "yearslong relentless racial" hostility at the hands of a top financial executive at...

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The Latest: Congo to probe deaths of American, Swede

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March 29, 2017 at 10:36 am | BENI, Congo (AP) Congo's government says it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter. Their bodies were found in a shallow grave ...

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Toshiba says Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

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March 29, 2017 at 4:20 am | TOKYO (AP) Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking a key step in its struggles to stop the f...

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