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Five of the stories we’re following this Friday

Five of the stories we’re following right now at Straight Arrow News: The Labor Department will release its May jobs report this morning. President Biden is scheduled to meet today with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, the lead negotiator for a group of six Republicans working to seal the infrastructure deal. A CDC report that comes […]

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Five times the Kardashian-Jenner clan got in legal trouble over promotions

The Kardashian-Jenner family is the biggest influencer collective in the world. Kris, Kim, Kylie, Kourtney, Khloe and Kendall have more than 1.2 billion followers combined. A profile that large allows the clan to make highly lucrative deals to promote pretty much anything, and we have the promos that landed them in legal hot water in this […]

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Five Wall Street trends screeching to a halt in the bear market

The Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all in a bear market, which is when an index falls 20% or more from a recent high. Wall Street had record returns last year but a troubled economy and high consumer prices have taken a toll on markets so far in 2022. We have the formerly […]

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Five sectors facing layoffs amid economic uncertainty and high inflation

Concerns about the state of the economy come with worries about job security. In fact, half of companies are expecting to cut staff according to a PwC survey of more than 700 executives. The same survey found many executives are also planning hiring freezes and even rescinding job offers. But many companies have already trimmed […]

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Netflix makes games? Five gaming investments that have yet to pay off

The video game industry experienced a massive boom during the COVID-19 pandemic, but then Americans spent 13% less on gaming in the second quarter of this year from the same period a year ago and more time outside. Consumer spending has also been taking a hit amid worries about the state of the economy. Still, […]

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Gas leak causes explosion at five-star hotel in Havana

The heart of the Cuban capital of Havana was rocked by a massive explosion at a five-story hotel in the Old Havana neighborhood. Local authorities reported at least eight deaths, and local newspaper Granma reported local officials said 13 people were missing. Cuba’s national health minister told The Associated Press that hospitals had received about […]

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5 purchases to avoid on Black Friday

Americans will collectively spend billions of dollars on Black Friday but not everything is a good deal. These are the five worst purchases consumers can make on Black Friday this year. #5: Winter clothing Sure, it’s nice to look festive this time of year. But by waiting until at least January — when it’s really […]

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Five in hospital after pedestrian bridge collapse in nation’s capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pedestrian bridge collapsed over a highway in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, sending five people to the hospital. Traffic was expected to be snarled for hours. The collapse happened just before noon along Interstate 295 in Northeast Washington. Investigators believe a truck struck the bridge, causing it to come loose and […]

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Bankman-Fried, Holmes not the only infamous billionaires to get busted

Stepping into the limelight as the next up-and-coming billionaire brings a lavish lifestyle and a lot of media attention. But is being called the next Warren Buffett or Bill Gates a compliment or something else? Some wonder if being compared to the Oracle of Omaha in print is a curse, similar to the Sports Illustrated […]

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From World Cup stadium to housing, 5 ways to repurpose shipping containers

The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented shipping crunch with consumption off the charts. But now the industry is left with an excess of shipping containers as demand for goods falls. Container depots are filling with the empty vessels, raising questions about what to do with these giant steel boxes. Here are some creative ways shipping […]

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