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California moves to ban oil wells within 3,200 feet of homes and schools

California moves to ban oil wells within 3,200 feet of homes and schools

California moves to ban oil wells within 3,200 feet of homes and schools California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday proposed a statewide 3,200-foot buffer zone to separate homes, schools, hospitals and other populated areas from oil and gas wells. The draft rule, released by the state’s oil regulator, would not ban existing wells within those...

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Some top WarnerMedia execs never liked the name 'HBO Max' — it could change after Discovery deal

Some top WarnerMedia execs never liked the name 'HBO Max' — it could change after Discovery deal

Some top WarnerMedia execs never liked the name 'HBO Max' — it could change after Discovery deal Several top WarnerMedia executives, including CEO Jason Kilar, never liked HBO Max as the name for the company’s streaming service. AT&T CEO John Stankey and then-WarnerMedia Chairman Bob Greenblatt named the service HBO Max to highlight the product’s...

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Fed to ban policymakers from owning individual stocks, restrict trading following controversy

Fed to ban policymakers from owning individual stocks, restrict trading following controversy

Fed to ban policymakers from owning individual stocks, restrict trading following controversy The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Responding to a growing controversy over investing practices, the Federal Reserve on Thursday announced a wide-ranging ban on officials owning individual...

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Google slashes service fees in its app store after similar move by Apple

Google slashes service fees in its app store after similar move by Apple

Google slashes service fees in its app store after similar move by Apple Google said it’s lowering service fees in its app store after a similar move by Apple. Both companies have faced pressure to make their app stores more accessible to developers as lawmakers weigh new rules that could overhaul their business models. Google...

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Amazon launches in-store pickup option for items from local businesses

Amazon launches in-store pickup option for items from local businesses

Amazon launches in-store pickup option for items from local businesses Amazon said Thursday it will let third-party sellers offer in-store pickup to shoppers who live near the merchant’s brick-and-mortar stores. In-store pickup, or click-and-collect ordering, has surged during the coronavirus pandemic. An Amazon.com delivery driver carries boxes into a van outside of a distribution facility...

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CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Moderna, J&J boosters

CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Moderna, J&J boosters

CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Moderna, J&J boosters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday published data listing the most common side effects people reported after receiving Covid vaccine boosters. A CDC advisory committee is meeting Thursday to discuss booster shots of Moderna’s and J&J’s...

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AutoNation shares hit new all-time high after reporting record quarterly earnings

AutoNation shares hit new all-time high after reporting record quarterly earnings

AutoNation shares hit new all-time high after reporting record quarterly earnings AutoNation’s stock reached a new all-time record of more than $130 a share Thursday. The company reported its sixth-consecutive quarterly earnings record. AutoNation also announced a major acquisition as well as a $1 billion stock repurchase program. AutoNation’s stock reached a new all-time record...