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Facebook Charged With Housing Discrimination by HUD

NEW YORK — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly misusing its vaunted ability to deliver ads with surgical precision to certain groups of people and not others. "Facebook is discriminating again...
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How’s the Economy? Count the Cranes to Find Out.

By C.J. Hughes To determine the health of the economy, you could scrutinize the minutes of Federal Reserve meetings, pore over the latest economic data and scour trade publications. Or you could simply look up. The towering cranes that rise above develop...