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Meet the Strawberry-Picking Robots

Strawberry producers say they can't find enough humans to pick their fruit, so are robots the answer?

'Wake-up call': Vegas casino workers vote on…

Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination

Open-Bathroom Policy Now At Starbucks

Starbucks has now issued a new bathroom policy. They are allowing anyone, even non-customers, to use their bathroom if they need to. According to Business Insider, "The new bathroom policy was first announced on Saturday in a letter sent to employees stating that, any person who enters our spaces, including patios, cafes and restrooms, regardless of whether they make a purchase, is considered a customer." Some people are criticizing this change for being too politically correct.

Meet the strawberry-picking robots

Strawberry producers say they can't find enough humans to pick their fruit, so are robots the answer?

Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

Atlantic City's seven casinos all remained profitable during the first quarter of this year, but those profits are shrinking even as two competitors prepare to join the market

Many cancer patients juggle care along with…

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain

Arby's Execs Insist Their Name Doesn't Stand For…

There's a rumor that Arby's got its name from the initials of their signature sandwich. While the name is based on initials, they don't stand for roast beef. In fact, the name comes from the restaurant's founders, brothers Leroy and Forrest Raffel. The Raffel Brothers (the original 'RB's') founded the first Arby's in Boardman, Ohio. They still use the same recipe they debuted at their first restaurant in 1971!

Congress nears dismantling of post-crisis bank rules

Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.

Walmart Bounces Back In Q1

Walmart has announced its earnings for its first quarter of 2019, and the retailer looks to have bounced back. They reported total revenue of $122.7 billion, up 4.4% year-over-year. Its overall performance look to be driven by their US grocery business, as well as its e-commerce improvements. Walmart has been revamping its website, which could cause its e-commerce sales to take off. Keep an eye on Walmart in the coming quarter.

APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone…

APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed

Musk Promises Brake Fix After Tesla Model 3 Gets…

Consumer Reports didn't give its sought-after recommendation to Tesla's Model 3 after finding issues with its braking performance.

Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families

Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on…

Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike