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Turns Out, Fighting Fat Shaming And Racist Trolls Is Also A Ghostbuster's Job

She's back.<p>Earlier this week actor and comedian Leslie Jones decided she'd had enough of Twitter trolls targeting her because she dared to co-star in a reboot of the 1984 film, <i>Ghostbusters</i>.<p>She was tired of being called ugly and savage, and being compared to gorillas and apes.<p>She was tired of being …

Feminism

L.A. is A-OK with taxing illegal Airbnb rentals

Earlier this year, the city of Los Angeles stopped letting illegal medical marijuana dispensaries sign up to pay businesses taxes because, well, they're unlawful and, as City Councilwoman Nury Martinez explained, "We shouldn't be making money off of illegal businesses."<p>This week, however, the city …

Hospitality

Electric cars need more charging stations, and the White House wants to help

Today the Department of Energy announced that it was expanding its $4.5 billion loan guarantee program to include charging stations for electric vehicles (EV). Charging stations could be seen as an “efficient electrical transmission or distribution technologies,” which would make them eligible …

Deal struck for New Jersey gasoline tax increase to fund road projects | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey’s two top Democratic leaders said on Friday that they reached an agreement on raising the state gasoline tax to pay for road, bridge and mass transit projects.<p>An attendant fills a fuel tank with diesel at a fuel depot in Mahwah, New Jersey, in this August 17, 2005 …

New Jersey

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 410,000 Vehicles Over Wiring

<i>Updated at 6:50 p.m. ET to explain how software update will fix the issue.</i><p>Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling 323,000 vehicles in the U.S. after …