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Arkansas newspaper gambles on free iPads as the future

HOPE, Ark. — Over a lunch of hamburger steaks, mashed potatoes and green beans, Walter Hussman delivered his pitch to the dozen or so attendees of the Hope, Arkansas, Rotary Club meeting. 928 more words

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The Latest: Trump's sumo trophy will stand nearly 5 feet

TOKYO — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan (all times local):

7 p.m.

What stands nearly 5 feet (1.5 metres) tall and weighs between 60 and 70 pounds (27 and 32 kilograms)? 744 more words

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Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

TOKYO — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so much,” he joshed. 858 more words

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Judge: Anheuser-Busch must revise ads aimed at MillerCoors

MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin judge on Friday ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. 424 more words

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Overwatch League commissioner leaving to work on Fortnite

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games.

Nanzer tweeted he will be moving on from Activision Blizzard, the company behind the Overwatch game and league, for a “new opportunity.” He didn’t provide further details or a firm timeline except to say he’ll be leaving “soon.” Epic Games told ESPN they had agreed to hire Nanzer, who will try to help to turn the world’s most popular video game into a sustainable esport. 348 more words


Longshore workers issues strike notice for Monday at two Vancouver terminals

VANCOUVER — Longshore workers have issued 72-hour strike notice that could see two Port of Vancouver container terminals behind picket lines by Monday.

Jeff Scott, chair of the B.C. 166 more words

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The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire

HASTINGS, Neb. — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local):

5 p.m.

The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and injured three people. 229 more words

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