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High drama, few results as Trump warns of 'long' shutdown

High drama, few results as Trump warns of 'long' shutdown

WASHINGTON — Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics Tuesday, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in for a prolonged s
Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 to 18 per cent , its biggest increase since the company launched its video streaming service 12 years ago. Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11.
FAA says it is recalling more aviation-safety inspectors

FAA says it is recalling more aviation-safety inspectors

Federal officials say they are recalling more aviation-safety inspectors who were idled by the partial government shutdown.
IRS recalling 46,000 workers to handle taxes

IRS recalling 46,000 workers to handle taxes

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 per cent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid.

'Adventure' books publisher sues Netflix over 'Bandersnatch'

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The company that publishes the "Choose Your Own Adventure" novels is suing Netflix, seeking $25 million in damages over an interactive film in the science fiction "Black Mirror" anthology series.
Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale

Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale

LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is for sale.

Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

BOSTON — Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week.
Netflix renews 'Grace and Frankie' ahead of season 5 debut

Netflix renews 'Grace and Frankie' ahead of season 5 debut

LOS ANGELES — As the fifth-season adventures of "Grace and Frankie " begin, viewers can rest assured there's more to come.
Rihanna sues father over use of their last name for business

Rihanna sues father over use of their last name for business

LOS ANGELES — Rihanna is suing her father over his use of their last name for a business.

FBI: Texas bomber had no known links to terror, hate groups

AUSTIN, Texas — The FBI has determined that the man suspected in a series of bombings in Austin last year had no known links to terror organizations or hate groups, but a motive for the attacks remains a mystery.