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Checkers Fires Workers After 'Unsanitary' Video Goes Viral

A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers' food, among other unsanitary acts.

Trump Brands Loses Luster with Affluent

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson and Bernard Condon | Oct 25
Event planner Beth Bernstein decided she had had enough with Donald Trump after his 2005 hot-mic boasts about groping women came to light earlier this month. She removed photos of weddings she had thrown at a Trump hotel in Chicago from her website

Toy Companies Break Down Barriers to Be More Inclusive

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 24
Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones.

Leading Tattoo Artists Help Wounded Israelis with Scars

CORPORATE | By Tia Goldenberg | Oct 23
At an event organized by a group called Artists 4 Israel, 11 tattoo artists from around the world splashed bold graphics on the wounded Israelis this week, transforming their pain into a source of pride.

Officials Say They Cannot Enforce Hawaii Fishing Contracts

LEGAL | By Caleb Jones | Oct 23
Federal officials cannot enforce a contract being proposed by the commercial fishing industry as a solution to concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.

Sanders Tells Soda Tax Opponents to Stop Using His Name

CORPORATE | By Janie Har | Oct 22
Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Luxury Goods Market Hampered by Terror Threats, U.S. Election

FINANCE | By Colleen Barry | Oct 22
The terror threat in Europe, a strong dollar and uncertainty over the U.S. presidential elections have eroded the confidence of the globe's big-spenders, holding luxury purchases flat in 2016.

Apple: Many 'Genuine' Apple Products On Amazon Are Fake

Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

NY Enacts Restrictions On Airbnb, With Fines Of Up To $7,500

CORPORATE | By David Klepper | Oct 22
New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

Crying Inside? Creepy Craze No Joke for Real Clowns

CORPORATE | By Michael Balsamo | Oct 21
This year's nationwide creepy clown craze has become a nightmare before Halloween for actual, working clowns, who say their bookings at parties and other events have dropped sharply.

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