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Pomona wants to be home to the new Amazon headquarters

October 15, 2017 |

Add Pomona to the long list of cities hoping to land Amazon’s proposed $ 5-billion second headquarters.

The Fairplex, Cal Poly Pomona, Los Angeles County and the city of Pomona are teaming up to submit a bid to be home to the online retailing giant’s new campus, a project that would create 50,000…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Father of freed captive: ‘He wants to be home’

October 14, 2017 |

A Canadian held hostage by a Taliban-linked group wants to return home, his father said Thursday, even though he declined to board a military plane bound for the US.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Trump Wants to Compare IQ Tests With Tillerson

October 10, 2017 |

We may never know for sure whether Rex Tillerson called President Trump a moron , a “f—ing moron,” or never let an unkind word pass his lips , but Trump himself offers up a solution to the conundrum: “I think it’s fake news, but if he did that, I guess we’ll have…
Newser

Trump Wants Hardline Measures in Return for DACA Deal

October 9, 2017 |

The “deal” with President Trump on DACA that top Democrats spoke of last month is still very much a work in progress—and the two sides are so far apart that it might not happen at all. In a list of “principles” released by the White House Sunday night, the…
Newser

TMZ

Fetty Wap Wants His Name on Lockdown

October 7, 2017 |

Fetty Wap’s taking steps to make sure his name doesn’t get jacked … and sell some merch in the process. The rapper filed legal docs to get his stage name protected. If the trademark’s granted, Fetty will be the only guy who can use the name for…

TMZ.com

Church Wants Developer to Pay $19M Over Shadows

October 2, 2017 |

A historic Boston church is asking a developer to pay $ 19 million to compensate for shadows cast by a proposed tower, per the AP . Old South Church claims the proposed Back Bay Station project will cast shadows on the 142-year-old church that will cause moisture damage and darken stained-glass windows,…
Newser

The ‘Urban Death Project’ Wants to Turn You Into Soil

October 2, 2017 |

While the “Urban Death Project” may sound like the title of Hollywood’s latest horror film, it’s something else entirely—though perhaps not less macabre. It’s a Seattle-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has a novel idea when it comes to making burials greener: composting human remains. It calls its system “Recomposition” and…
Newser

DOJ Wants Access to Facebook Accounts of Anti-Trump Protesters

September 30, 2017 |

Attorneys for the Department of Justice filed search warrants in February to access the Facebook accounts of three people described as “anti-administration activists,” CNN reports. According to NBC News , not only would the search warrants give the government access to—as the ACLU puts it—”all private messages, friend lists,…
Newser

After Prison, OJ Simpson Wants Seafood Steak, iPhone

September 29, 2017 |

OJ Simpson has big plans when he’s released from prison after nine years—which could happen as early as Monday . “He wants to eat seafood; he wants to eat steak,” attorney Malcolm LaVergne tells ABC News . “He wants to enjoy the very simple pleasures that he hasn’t enjoyed in nine…
Newser

Michelin Star Is Great Honor One Hotel No Longer Wants

September 29, 2017 |

People haven’t distanced themselves from a star this quickly since Mel Gibson. The BBC reports a week after a top French chef asked for his three Michelin stars to be removed , a luxury hotel in Scotland made the same request of the star it’s held for the past decade. Boath…
Newser