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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

Just 20 cities are left standing in the competition for Amazon’s second headquarters and the 50,000 jobs it will bring. One of those cities is in Georgia.

Coke aims to recycle a bottle for each it sells by...

Coca-Cola announced long-term recycling goals Friday, including attempting to recycle a bottle or can for every beverage it sells by 2030.

Facebook to emphasize ‘trustworthy’ news via user surveys

Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys.

Good dog, bad dog … Delta wants to know before you...

Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it’s trained to behave itself.

Bank of America 4Q profits fall by 48 percent due to...

Bank of America said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profits fell by nearly half from a year ago, as the bank had to book $2.9 billion in charges related to the new tax law.

Chamber of Commerce wants a rise in the gas tax

Chamber of Commerce wants to increase the gas tax to fund roads.

Goldman Sachs posts $1.9 billion loss due to new tax law

Goldman Sachs posted a $1.93 billion loss in the fourth quarter as the investment bank had to record more than $4 billion in charges related to the new tax law. It was the bank’s first quarterly loss in more than six years.

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

The retail giant announced Wednesday that it will provide the packets free with opioid prescriptions filled at its 4,700 U.S. pharmacies.

US homebuilder sentiment slips; outlook remains positive

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable.

After ‘monkey hoodie’ scandal, H&M hires diversity leader

Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading “coolest monkey in the jungle.”