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The Consumer Discretionary Sector Is Another Way To Trade Amazon.Com

You can celebrate holiday spending by trading the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (XLY), which a bushel basket of 85 retail stocks.<p>…

Stocks

Oops, We Lost Your DACA Application

Support the news<p>Thousands of Dreamers thought they had met the final deadline to renew their DACA status last month. But some of those applications …

Immigration

Beloved Cleveland letter carrier celebrates 60 years on the job

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The staff of the U.S. Post Office's East 55th Street location in Cleveland took time out Friday to honor one of its own - a letter …

The controversy around Mark Warner's payday lending bill, explained

Payday lending is not something you'd think a major Democratic politician would want to boost. But Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) has gotten himself into …

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Lots of stuff on a variety of fronts today, so let's get to it.<p>Twitter still has a verifiable problem<p>Twitter rolled out a series of changes on …

Tiffany & Co

Recode Daily: Elon Musk shows off Tesla’s newest toy — an electric semi-truck

Plus, Silicon Valley got the Senate to drop some things from the tax reform bill, 7 percent of you binge-watch in the bathroom, and a familiar name has started the first church of AI.<p><b>Inventor/engineer Elon Musk has a new big-boy toy:</b> The Tesla CEO is going to unveil the company’s new electric …

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N.E. Ohio holiday scams through the U.S mail have consumers on alert

Painseville Townhip, Ohio - Jean Petti of Painseville Township is fed up by bogus offers being sent to her via the U.S. mail, and she's wondering if …

Cleveland

USPS Failed To Deliver DACA Applications Before Their Deadline

24-year old, who asked to be identified only as “Jose” for legal reasons, was just one of the multiple cases of “Dreamers” who sent their applications via USPS mail long before the due date and the applications still somehow managed to arrive late.<p>PLUS: Trump Imposes Border Wall Funding in Exchange …

Immigration

Dozens Of Pieces Of Mail Discovered Dumped In Mesquite

<b>MESQUITE, Texas (CBS11)</b> – Resident in a southwest Mesquite neighborhood are furious after finding hundreds of pieces of mail in a gutter.<p>Brenda …

Dallas

Fake Amazon gift cards, phony Walmart sites and other cyber scams tempt holiday shoppers

CLOSE<p>Why wait for Black Friday — or Cyber Monday — to shop? After all, holiday shopping deals are all over the place already. But if you think you're …

Identity Theft

USCIS Guidance on DACA Renewal Requests Affected by Mail Service Issues

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received reports that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has identified USPS mail service delays …

Immigration

In Grievous Spelling Error, Child Sends Christmas Letter To Satan

PITTSBURGH, PA—In a grave, unfortunate spelling mishap, local youngster Jacob Thames accidentally sent his Christmas list to Satan instead of Santa …

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Thief steals cremated remains of Portland woman's father during car break-in

A Portland woman is asking for help in locating her father's cremated remains after they were stolen from her car overnight Monday from the …

Portland, OR

Dreamers got a second chance at DACA renewal, after mail delays resulted in rejections

Renewal applications for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program can be resubmitted, after mail delays caused the rejection …

Immigration

Yes, the Raleigh Christmas Parade actually comes before Thanksgiving. Here’s why.

There are a lot of things parade-goers love about the Raleigh Christmas Parade, but the parade’s pre-Thanksgiving spot on the calendar isn’t one of …

Feds will process DACA renewals that missed deadline because of slow mail

PHOENIX — The federal government will review thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications that were delayed by slow mail service, causing them to miss a key deadline.<p>In a memo published Wednesday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services acknowledged that U.S. Postal …

Immigration

Half a day late, 55 ballots land with disconcerting thud in tight Va. House race

RICHMOND — The morning after an Election Day that left control of Virginia’s House of Delegates in doubt, the U.S. Postal Service delivered 55 absentee ballots to Stafford County Registrar Greg Riddlemoser.<p>The ballots, whicharrived at 10 a.m. on Nov. 8, were 15 hours too late. Under state law, they …

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The Trump administration rejected 4,000 “late” DACA renewals. Some were sitting in its mailbox at the deadline.

New allegations in a DACA lawsuit, and reports from lawyers, reveal many immigrants were punished despite doing everything right.<p>It’s beginning to look like a lot of immigrants were denied one last renewal of their deportation protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — …

Immigration

Amazon has privately blamed the U.S. Postal Service for grocery delivery issues that led to Amazon Fresh changes

Too many late or missed deliveries, company officials have told partners.<p>When Amazon recently announced plans to abruptly shut down the Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service in parts of nine states, it did not provide much of an explanation for the decision.<p>But multiple sources tell <b>Recode</b> that …

Technology

Amazon reportedly blames the U.S. Postal Service for Amazon Fresh issues

Amazon is blaming the U.S. Postal Service for having to shut down Fresh in some areas, Recode reports. Internally, sources told Recode that Amazon is saying the USPS was responsible for making the deliveries in most of the affected areas.<p>As the story goes, Amazon is throwing shade at the USPS, …

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Former GM Exec Envisions A Grim Future Of Self-Driving Cars

Bob Lutz pulls no punches about the fate of his own industry.<p>Eat your heart out, <i>New York Times Magazine</i>: the best design fiction about self-driving cars circulating the internet this week didn’t come from your issue dedicated to that topic. It came from <i>Automotive News</i>, a trade publication that …

Technology

Don't be alarmed, but you're probably using the term AI wrong

It's more than semantics. Understanding what AI is and what it isn't will help you predict how your industry (and the world) is changing.<p>AI is a term …

Artificial Intelligence

FOX NEWS FIRST: Clinton calls Uranium One special counsel threat an 'abuse of power'

Welcome to Fox News First. Not signed up yet? Click here.<p>Developing now, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017:<p><b>In interview, Hillary Clinton calls Uranium One special counsel threats an 'abuse of power'</b>• <b><br>Wisconsin's Sen. Ron Johnson comes out against GOP tax bill as House prepares to vote today</b>• <b><br>Alabama Senate</b> …

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Mark Cuban has an idea to make government more efficient (that is if he decides to run for president)

Recently at <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> DealBook conference, <i>Shark Tank</i> investor and Dallas resident Mark Cuban said he would consider running for president, if …

Opinion

Taxpayers and Customers Will Pay Dearly for Electric, Driverless Postal Fleet

On January 1, the cost of a first-class stamp will increase by one penny, from 49 cents to 50 cents. The U.S. Postal Service is determined to make …

Transportation

Why the Case of the Zodiac Killer Remains Unsolved

The Zodiac Killer was a serial killer who stalked parts of Northern California from December 1968 through October 1969. Through a series of cryptic …

Crime

Postal Service: Red ink for 11th year in row as mail slumps

The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service is reporting a financial loss for the 11th straight year, citing declining mail volume and costs of its pension …

Business

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Senate GOP insisting on Obamacare repeal for tax overhaul<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on a repeal of the Obama …

Business

Article: U.S. Mass Shooters Are Disproportionately Veterans

- Advertisement -<p>Are veterans of the U.S. military disproportionately likely to be mass killers in the United States? Asking such a question is …

Liberal View

C.F. Payne: An American Illustrator

Anthony Moorman and Woodrow J. Hinton III—the writer/director/producer team responsible for the wonderful artist-focused film <i>Making It</i>—have just …

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