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Starbucks at 18th and Spruce streets in Philadelphia
Holli Stephens-KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
May 29, 2018 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starbucks is closing 8,000 stores for a few hours on Tuesday afternoon so 175,000 employees can go through anti-bias training in response to the arrest of two black men at a Rittenhouse Square store last month. The Starbucks, at 18th and Spruce streets in Philadelphia...
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Starbucks bias training
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May 29, 2018 - 7:59 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Starbucks will close about 8,000 company-owned locations on Tuesday afternoon to offer 175,000 employees a mandatory anti-bias training. Most of the 7,000 licensed stores, including those operated by hotels, grocery stores and airports, should be open...
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China has approved 13 Ivanka Trump trademarks in the last three months and granted provisional approval for eight more, raising fresh conflict-of-interest questions about the White House.
AP Photo/Ng Han Guan
May 28, 2018 - 7:22 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump's brand continues to win foreign trademarks in China and the Philippines, adding to questions about conflicts of interest at the White House, The Associated Press has found. On Sunday, China granted the first daughter's company final approval for its 13th trademark in...
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Gas Prices
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May 25, 2018 - 9:04 pm
By Matt Egan (CNN Money) -- Get ready for sticker shock at the gas station if you're one of the estimated 36 million Americans hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend. Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. A spike in crude oil prices has lifted the national average price of gas by 31% over...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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May 24, 2018 - 5:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The company made the statement in a list of written replies to questions by European Union lawmakers. The answers were promised...
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McDonald’s isn’t ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns.
AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File
May 24, 2018 - 2:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's isn't ready to stop offering plastic straws, despite environmental concerns. A shareholder proposal to pressure the world's biggest hamburger chain on the matter was voted down at the company's annual meeting Thursday. The proposal by activist group SumOfUs asked for a...
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Starbucks
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Cherri Gregg
May 24, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starbucks released a five-minute video previewing the anti-bias training scheduled at its 8,000 corporate-owned stores next Tuesday. The company said this is just one step in a multi-year effort. With counsel from experts like Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal...
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European customers can now find out exactly what kind of data Apple holds on them.
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May 24, 2018 - 10:15 am
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) -- European customers can now find out exactly what kind of data Apple holds on them. The company is rolling out a new tool that lets people download all of the data it holds on them. The company released the tool in Europe ahead of Friday, when a new data protection...
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Debra Perelman
Revlon via CNN
May 24, 2018 - 10:10 am
By Aaron Smith (CNN Money) -- Debra Perelman has been appointed the first female Chief Executive Officer of Revlon, a company that's majority owned by her billionaire father, Ronald Perelman. "It's a good time for the company to be led by a woman," she said in a statement to CNNMoney. "This is...
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Face recognition technology
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May 24, 2018 - 9:45 am
By Sara Ashley O'Brien and Kaya Yurieff (CNN Money) -- More than two dozen civil rights organizations are calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling its facial recognition technology to the government, according to a letter made public Tuesday by the ACLU. The technology, called Rekognition,...
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