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Amazon axes charity program

By HALELUYA HADERO AP Business Writer SEATTLE —Amazon is ending a charity donation program it ran for a decade in its latest cost-cutting move. In a blog post on Wednesday, the company said the program, called AmazonSmile, will shut down by February 20 because it had “not grown to ...

The small town showdown

Guy’s Grocery Games, Iron Chef, and Chopped are all great show’s I’ve been known to binge watch. I always find myself drawn to these shows during the winter. They inspire me to try new recipes and ironically, get off the couch and do something. While I love the outdoors, I do not enjoy ...

Musk lawyers want change of venue in shareholder trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elon Musk has urged a federal judge to shift a trial in a shareholder lawsuit out of San Francisco because he says negative local media coverage has biased potential jurors against him. Instead, in a filing submitted late Friday — less than two weeks before the trial was ...

Strikes over pay disrupt Christmas travel in UK, France

LONDON (AP) — Air travelers faced possible delays at U.K. airports Friday as government employees who check passports went on strike in the latest of a spate of walkouts over pay amid a cost-of-living crisis. France braced for similar Christmas travel disruption, with a weekend rail strike ...

Feds launching review of mine at site of endangered flower

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Just days after U.S. wildlife officials declared a Nevada wildflower endangered at the site of a proposed lithium mine, federal land managers are initiating a review of the latest project plans the developer says will allow the mine and flower to co-exist. The Interior ...

Shopper, worker disconnect

NEW YORK (AP) — Before the pandemic, Cheryl Woodard used to take her daughter and her friends to eat at a local IHOP in Laurel, Maryland after their dance practice. But now they hardly go there anymore because it closes too early. “It is a little frustrating because it’s not as ...