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Judge clears way for Trump's pick to head CFPB

Judge clears way for Trump's pick to head CFPB

The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly is a victory for President Trump who appointed White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to take charge of the CFPB after the resignation of its previous director, Richard Cordray. Trump hours later announced that Mulvaney would take the job. Mick Mulvaney speaks at a news conference after his first day as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday.


Waymo-Uber trial delayed over new evidence

Waymo-Uber trial delayed over new evidence

The hearing instead quickly turned into a forum raising more questions about the ethics and conduct of Uber. An Uber Technologies Inc. whistleblower made explosive allegations that a company team stole trade secrets to gain an edge over rivals, prompting a judge to further delay the ride-hailing company's trial with Waymo.


Buffalo Wild Wings sold to owner of Arby's, Jimmy John's

Buffalo Wild Wings sold to owner of Arby's, Jimmy John's

Following the deal close, expected during the first quarter of 2018, Buffalo Wild Wings will become a privately held unit of Arby's and operate as an independent brand. Restaurant level profit fell from 17.6 percent of restaurant sales during Q3 2016 to 16.6 percent of restaurant sales this year. The agreement has been unanimously approved by both companies' boards of directors.


Virgin Atlantic A330, EgyptAir 777-300ER clip wings at JFK

Virgin Atlantic A330, EgyptAir 777-300ER clip wings at JFK

A Virgin Atlantic spokesperson said tail number G-VRAY, operating as VS4 from NY to London Heathrow, was "stationary" at a runway hold position when the collision occurred. A tweet from the Port Authority Police Department confirms that both aircraft returned to the terminal and that there were no injuries. VS4: "Ground Virgin, uh 4-Charlie I think he just clipped our wing".


Black Friday fails to lift gloom on high streets as footfall dives

Black Friday fails to lift gloom on high streets as footfall dives

That marks a 16.9% increase in dollars spent online compared with Black Friday 2016, according to data from Adobe Digital Insights , which tracks 80% of online spending at America's 100 largest retail websites. Local residents showed up in hoards on Thanksgiving evening - thousands lining up outside of JCPenney, Elder-Beerman, the Dayton Mall and the Mall at Fairfield Commons.


What is Giving Tuesday and how can you take part?

What is Giving Tuesday and how can you take part?

On this, the sixth anniversary of Giving Tuesday, consumers can be forgiven for a bit of calendar fatigue. In 2016, it raised $168 million, a 44 percent increase from the previous year, according to NPR . Many local organizations are looking for new and used items, food, even for you to donate your time. "More than the donations, it's that we want people to know that we are here", says Karen West, who works with the alliance.