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Chipotle rehires Minnesota manager fired over racial discrimination claims after alleged victim’s dine-and-dash tweets surface

Chipotle(NEW YORK) — Fast-food giant Chipotle rehired a manager of one of its Minnesota franchises it had fired after she was recorded in a series of viral cellphone videos refusing to serve a group of young black men unless they paid first. The restaurant chain said in a statement Monday that it reversed it’s decision after it “spent the last …

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French bank Societe Generale agrees to pay $1.3 billion for sanctions violations

Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York charged French investment bank Societe Generale with conspiring to violate the Trading with the Enemy Act for processing billions of dollars in transactions for Cuban banks. Societe Generale agreed to pay a $1.3 billion fine as part of a deferred prosecution agreement. The amount represents one of …

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Girlboss panelists discuss the top career mistakes women make and how to avoid them

Hannah Bronfman at the Girlboss Rally. Cindy Ord/Getty Images for GirlBoss Rally NYC 2018(NEW YORK) — Over a 1,000 women from 31 countries gathered in New York City this weekend for the GirlBoss Rally, a two-day women’s career and networking conference organized by Sophia Amoruso’s Girlboss platform. The GirlBoss Rally featured panels on topics ranging from equal pay, building confidence …

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Amazon to start delivering fresh, full-sized Christmas trees

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Starting Monday you can not only order all your holiday presents on Amazon, but also get a full-sized, fresh Christmas tree delivered to your doorstep as well. The tech site CNET and Good Morning America got a first look at the process. “Everything is easy to order on Amazon, so I think it makes a lot of …

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Nissan chairman, representative director arrested on fraud charges

Nissan(TOKYO) — Nissan Motor’s chairman and another top executive have been arrested in Japan on fraud charges. In a statement Monday, Nissan said an internal investigation found that for several years its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, and representative director, Greg Kelly, “have been reporting compensation amounts in the Tokyo Stock Exchange securities report that were less than the actual amount, in …

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Target, Macy’s and Old Navy among stores open on Thanksgiving, Black Friday

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you’re more committed to stuffing your shopping bag than your face, then check out all the stores open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday below. Turkey day hours can get confusing with special doorbuster deals bleeding into Black Friday, so make sure to check your store’s location to see if it will remain open between the two …

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Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion donation to Johns Hopkins University

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, in an effort to help lower and middle income students gain access to college. The donation, the largest contribution ever made to an education institution in the U.S., will be devoted exclusively to undergraduate financial aid, according to …

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Amazon is coming to Queens. So are the helicopters.

Amazon.com(NEW YORK) — When Amazon builds its new Queens headquarters in Long Island City, the development will bring thousands of jobs, new construction, and, apparently, a helipad. Government officials in New York agreed to let the Seattle-based retailer include a helicopter landing pad at the new facility as part of the deal. But if the helipad can’t be built on …

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