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Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees

Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees

Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees SAN FRANCISCO — Uber on Thursday laid off roughly 185 people from its Postmates division, or about 15 percent of Postmates’ total work force, said three people with knowledge of the actions, as the ride-hailing giant consolidates its food delivery …

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Lawmakers act to avert shutdown, buying time for COVID talks lead Senate White House Congress lawmakers

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Lawmakers act to avert shutdown, buying time for COVID talks lead Senate White House Congress lawmakers Lawmakers act to avert shutdown, buying time for COVID talks lead Senate White House Congress lawmakers Still spinning their wheels on COVID-19 relief, lawmakers have grabbed a one-week government funding extension that buys time for more talks — though there is considerable disagreement over …

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‘Triller Money’: How a TikTok Competitor Is Buying Star Power

'Triller Money': How a TikTok Competitor Is Buying Star Power

‘Triller Money’: How a TikTok Competitor Is Buying Star Power ‘Triller Money’: How a TikTok Competitor Is Buying Star Power When talk of a possible TikTok ban began in July, the leaders of a small social video app called Triller saw a growth opportunity. To attract users, the company set its sights on TikTok’s biggest names. Some of the Sway …

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Violent Protests in Kyrgyzstan Over Results of Election Marred by Vote Buying

Violent Protests in Kyrgyzstan Over Results of Election Marred by Vote Buying

Violent Protests in Kyrgyzstan Over Results of Election Marred by Vote Buying Violent Protests in Kyrgyzstan Over Results of Election Marred by Vote Buying BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Protesters clashed with the police in Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek, on Monday during a demonstration against the results of a parliamentary election, with dozens of people reported injured. Early results in the election gave …

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Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It.

Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It.

Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It. Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It. HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government said on Friday that it would postpone the city’s September legislative election by one year because of the coronavirus pandemic, a decision seen by the pro-democracy opposition as a brazen attempt …

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Buying Fine Jewelry on Instagram (Without Tears)

Buying Fine Jewelry on Instagram (Without Tears)

Buying Fine Jewelry on Instagram (Without Tears) Buying Fine Jewelry on Instagram (Without Tears) Fine jewelry always has been seen as a bit beyond the ebb and flow of the fashion cycle, the kind of pieces whose precious gems and metals generate sales despite social, economic or political upheaval. During the coronavirus crisis, the category has held onto that reputation …

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How Buying Beans Became a Political Statement

How Buying Beans Became a Political Statement

How Buying Beans Became a Political Statement How Buying Beans Became a Political Statement For years, the Goya brand was synonymous with the Latino-American dream. The sheer number of products that lined the grocery store aisles — from refried pinto beans to sazón con azafran seasoning — spoke to the growing number of Hispanic immigrants who bought them. Goya, the …

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Tips on Buying Bulbs for Fall Planting

Tips on Buying Bulbs for Fall Planting

Tips on Buying Bulbs for Fall Planting Tips on Buying Bulbs for Fall Planting Shopping for flower bulbs: It’s one of the more joyful summertime garden chores, certainly better than dragging hoses and sprinklers around or keeping ahead of the most incorrigible weeds. Bulb catalogs and their corresponding websites have no shortage of enticing choices, and now is the time …

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‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight

‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight

‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight ‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight LONDON — Saja Shaheen is walking the aisles of Nour Cash & Carry, explaining the eclectic inventory of the popular grocery store her family has owned inside Brixton Market for more than 20 years. As new immigrant communities arrive in …

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Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait

Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait

Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait Some bicycle shops in Brooklyn are selling twice as many bikes as usual and drawing blocklong lines of customers. A chain of shops in Phoenix is selling three times the number of bikes it typically does. …

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