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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Netflix still piling up viewers — and big programming bills

Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it.

Delta tells Ann Coulter her insults are ‘unacceptable

Ann Coulter is sparring with Delta on social media...over $30. But Delta is ticked about her insults regarding their employees.

70-year-old Army veteran fired for confronting shoplifters

A 70-year-old Army veteran has been fired from a Home Depot after trying to stop suspected shoplifters from taking thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise.

Dispute could mean financial panic in bitcoin

Got some bitcoin? An internal dispute over the digital currency could soon mean financial losses, whipsawing prices and delays in processing payments.

Facebook fighting court order over law enforcement access

Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments.

Drought in High Plains the worst some farmers have ever seen

Some longtime farmers and ranchers say it’s the worst conditions they’ve seen in decades — possibly their lifetimes — and simple survival has become their goal as a dry summer drags on without a raincloud in sight.

Major insurance groups call part of health bill ‘unworkable’

Two of the insurance industry’s most powerful organizations say a crucial provision in the Senate Republican health care bill allowing the sale of bare-bones policies is “unworkable in any form,” delivering a blow to party leaders’ efforts to win support for their legislation.

Cheaper gas, wireless plans keep US inflation in check

Lower costs for gas, airline tickets, new and used cars and wireless mobile phone plans kept U.S. consumer prices flat in June, evidence that inflation remains muted.

US job openings slipped in May, but hiring increased1

U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in May. But hiring picked up and more people are quitting their jobs — both positive signs for the economy.

Under the covers: Sleep technology explodes

Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night’s sleep.
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