When a live human trumps online travel sites – CNBC.com

When a live human trumps online travel sites – CNBC.com The rise of online booking sites may have dealt a near-fatal blow to brick-and-mortar travel agencies — but don’t count them out just yet. Although bookings through websites such as Expedia and Kayak increased another 4 percent in 2016, according to the most recent data […]

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How Food in Venezuela Went From Subsidized to Scarce

How Food in Venezuela Went From Subsidized to Scarce Venezuela was once the richest country in South America, but food prices have skyrocketed in recent years, forcing many to scavenge for things to eat. The cost of basic groceries is now about five times the minimum wage. Price of basic groceries 1,000,000 Bolivares Monthly minimum […]

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Elon Musk talks cars — and humanity’s fate — with governors

Elon Musk talks cars — and humanity’s fate — with governors Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors on Saturday that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it’s a “fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization.” But first, he asked for some governors to lift a different kind […]

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Alfred Angelo Bridal stores close, leaving brides scrambling for dresses

Alfred Angelo Bridal stores close, leaving brides scrambling for dresses Scores of brides were jilted last week, leaving them scrambling to find a gown for their wedding day after a national retailer announced its bankruptcy. Alfred Angelo Bridal abruptly closed 60 bridal stores Thursday night after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The company, whose headquarters […]

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The Energy 202: Trump gets one thing right when it comes to energy and Russia

The Energy 202: Trump gets one thing right when it comes to energy and Russia THE LIGHTBULB President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting in Germany. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) While getting many of the finer points wrong, President Trump delivered a larger message Wednesday night about U.S. oil and gas production while defending himself from […]

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