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Starbucks, Home of the $4 Latte, Is Moving Into Poor Areas

DETROIT — Starbucks has a point to prove: There's more to the company than selling $4 lattes to rich people. “All of these programs are with the intent of being purposeful and profitable." — John Kelly, Starbucks executive vice president of public affairs a...
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Senate Passes US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal, a Trump Priority

WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachme...

Watchdog: White House Violated Law in Freezing Ukraine Aid

WASHINGTON — The White House violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine, an action at the center of President Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday. “The OMB, the White House, the administration broke — ...

State Bill Targets Companies Like Disney with Highly Paid Execs

SACRAMENTO — California legislators are considering raising taxes on some of the country's largest companies, but the size of the tax increase would depend on how much its highest-paid executive makes compared to its employees. The bigger the gap, the bigge...
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