Venezuela leader Maduro wants to meet Trump in NYC

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (UPI) — Amid his country’s ongoing economic and political crises, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro — a frequent critic of the United States — has called for a face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a frequent critic of the United States, requested a face-to-face More...

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By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Disney sued for collecting private information from children via game apps

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — A class action lawsuit has been filed against Disney and three software companies for allegedly collecting personal information about children playing games on Disney apps. This More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Lockheed Martin receives $22.2 million Trident II contract

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received a $22.2 million contract for material, labor and support services for the U.S. Navy’s Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missile More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Uber investor sues former CEO Kalanick for fraud

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — One of the investors behind the ousting of Travis Kalanick from Uber earlier this summer sued the former CEO on allegations of fraud Thursday. Entrepreneur Travis Kalanick attends the More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Up to 160 Applebee’s, IHOP restaurants to close

GLENDALE, Calif. (UPI) — The parent company of Applebee’s and IHOP announced Thursday it intends to close up to 160 locations of the restaurants amid slumping sales. DineEquity said that though it is More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Uber VP of operations stepping down, will stay on board

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Ryan Graves, a longtime Uber executive and the first employee hired by the company, announced Thursday he’s leaving his position in September. Uber’s vice president of operations, More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Trump suggests Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell must deliver or step aside

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Donald Trump escalated a stunning feud against his top Senate partner Thursday, suggesting Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might have to think about stepping aside if More...

By Reuters On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Consumers may buy fewer cars in areas served by Uber, Lyft: study

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo) DETROIT (Reuters) – More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Ryburn Place grand opening slated for Saturday

NORMAL (Heartland Newsfeed) — The grand opening of Ryburn Place, the gift shop and information center at the historic Sprague’s Super Service station in Normal, Illinois, will be from 6-9pm Aug. 12th. More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Disney to pull content from Netflix, start streaming service in 2019

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — Disney on Tuesday announced it will remove its content from Netflix and begin its own streaming service in 2019. Disney CEO Bob Iger arrives on the red carpet at the “Beauty More...