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Muhammad Ali's former Cherry Hill mansion is listed on Airbnb
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Mike DeNardo
September 10, 2019 - 4:14 pm
The Cherry Hill mansion, once owned by boxing legend Muhammad Ali, has become a popular Airbnb destination for private parties and fundraisers. But loud noise, traffic and trash prompted the township to consider a ban on rentals, like Airbnb, that are less than 30 days. Read more here.
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In Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Hadi Shakuur, CEO and founder of Muzbnb, a home-sharing site for Muslims, poses for a photograph in Washington.
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By See-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Every few months, social media lights up with a story or viral video about discrimination in home-sharing: A host kicks out a black guest or cancels a gay couple's booking or doesn't respond to a Muslim woman's inquiry. The dominant brands — Airbnb, Booking.com...
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David Madden
August 09, 2019 - 3:45 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Changes are on the horizon for New Jersey’s controversial tax on shore house rentals. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday that would limit the scope of rentals that are subject to the tax. The 11.6 percent tax, which went into effect last year, is similar to...
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This March 23, 2016, file photo, shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.
Steve Helber/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website...
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CNNMoney
April 10, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Airbnb has reversed its controversial stance to remove listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The company said Tuesday that it will allow listings in the region, but says it will not profit off them. Instead, any profits from the...
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Lyft sticker applied to the rear window so a car
Gene J. Puskar/AP via CNN
March 18, 2019 - 8:41 am
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- Lyft has set a price range for its initial public offering, which could value the company at about $20 billion. Lyft predicted investors would buy the stock for between $62 and $68 a share. The company expects to raise as much as $2.1 billion through the sale...
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Priced at $750,000, this private, quiet Maple Glen home includes a fully furnished sex dungeon.
Bright MLS via realtor.com
Rachel Kurland
February 08, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Priced at $750,000, this private, quiet Maple Glen home has it all: five bedrooms, four bathrooms, three fireplaces, two attached garage spaces, and one BDSM basement. I know what you're thinking — what could a person possibly do with three fireplaces? The listing for...
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Donisha Prendergast, center, is joined by Kelly Fyffe Marshall, right, and Komi-Oluwa Olafimihan as she speaks during a news conference.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
May 10, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Marley's granddaughter said Thursday that she felt like her life was put in danger when a woman saw her and three friends leaving an Airbnb rental in California, got suspicious and called the police. Donisha Prendergast and her friends, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall and Komi-Oluwa...
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