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Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online...

State, federal authorities proposing new rules on Equifax

This is on top of the lawsuits already filed against Equifax by state attorneys general, and a multitude of lawsuits filed that are seeking class-action status.

Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.

An odd trend in wheat country: not much wheat

An odd thing has happened in wheat country — a lot of farmers aren’t planting wheat. Thanks to a global grain glut that has caused prices and profits to plunge, this year farmers planted the fewest acres of wheat since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began keeping records nearly a century ago.

Bitcoin … the way to the future or path to financial...

Bitcoin, hailed in some quarters as the future of currency, is having a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S bank calling bitcoin a “fraud.”

Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

The National Survey of Early Care and Education said in a 2015 report that just 2 percent of the child care centers it surveyed offer child care in the evening. Six percent provide overnight care and 3 percent have weekend hours.

Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach

The top security official has roots in Georgia and will soon retire.

Equifax victims may face another hassle in buying an iPhone

Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones that can cost more than $1,000.

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, loses ‘home’ button

Apple has broken the $1,000 barrier with its latest, and most expensive, phone, the iPhone X.

Worst-case scenario not happening and insurance sector soars

Though damage from Hurricane Irma is extensive, property insurers are breathing a sigh of relief with the storm nowhere near as catastrophic as many had feared.
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