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States Push Back After Net Neutrality Repeal

“When Washington, D.C., takes away that protection, we must protect net neutrality for our people, for our businesses and for the virtues of free speech,” Mr. Inslee, a Democrat, said. But the bills are still in the early stages and ...

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India Clings to Cash, Even as Tech Firms Push Digital Money

Still, the country’s cash economy has endured. Only one-third of India’s 1.3 billion residents have access to the internet. Of those who are able to go online, just 14 percent make mobile payments at least once a week, according to ...

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Casting director booted from ‘Norma Rae’ musical after union push

Norma Rae wouldn’t take this sitting down. A Broadway casting director lost out on a reading for a new musical based on the iconic 1979 film “Norma Rae” because she wanted producers to make contributions to a Teamster health and ...

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Hedge Funds Push the Price of Bitcoin to New Highs

Now market watchers say a significant amount of the new money is coming from large institutional investors, many of them hedge funds looking to capitalize on the skyrocketing price. Many of the hedge funds were set up over the last ...

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Patients rights groups push Cuomo to back Lavern’s Law

ALBANY — More than 60 patients rights and other groups are urging Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill to make it easier for victims of misdiagnosed cancer to get their day in court. The dozens of groups signed on to ...

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Julianne Moore, Kyra Sedgwick push for tougher gun control laws

Hollywood stars Julianne Moore and Kyra Sedgwick threw their support Wednesday behind an effort to pressure lawmakers for more gun control laws. The new Everytown for Gun Safety campaign encourages Americans to make 1 million calls to Congress before the ...

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Canadian, U.S. unions push for wage hike amid NAFTA talks

Amid tense talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, one strong alliance has emerged: a pro-worker bond between Canadian officials and the U.S. labor movement. Both American and Canadian unions want to raise wages in Mexico — in ...

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Push for better NYC sidewalks for disabled heads to court

ALBANY — Advocates for the disabled will ask a federal court Tuesday to declare that New York City has not done enough to make its sidewalks accessible. The advocates want the court to accept the conclusions of a report released ...

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Boxer Daniel Jacobs continues to push boundaries, defy the odds

As a four-time Daily News Golden Gloves champion, Daniel Jacbos displayed the type of skills that made him a sure bet to become a professional boxing champion. In 2010 with an undefeated record of 20-0, he would go up against ...

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Tech Firms Add $300 Million to Trump Administration’s Computer Science Push

The companies have said that donating money, technology and volunteers to schools is often the only way to fill gaps in American school systems’ STEM offerings. Half of all schools in the country with students in kindergarten through 12th grade, ...

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