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Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 05:20 PM EST

Trade War Between US-China Causes Lobster Prices to Soar

Trade War Between US-China Causes Lobster Prices to Soar

It should be a busy time for Maine lobster exporters, but a trade war with China has been a big blow. Four months ago, China imposed a retaliatory, 25 percent tariff on American lobsters, making the Canadian...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 03:41 PM EST

BBJ: FDA Clears Editas to Test Gene-Editing Drug

BBJ: FDA Clears Editas to Test Gene-Editing Drug

Life Sciences Reporter By Allison DeAngelis joins necn to discuss her story, " FDA clears Editas to test gene-editing drug in humans."

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:59 PM EST

Sports Betting to Begin at Second Casino in Rhode Island

Sports Betting to Begin at Second Casino in Rhode Island

Sports betting is coming to a second Rhode Island casino. Twin River Casino announced Friday that sports betting will launch at its Tiverton location on Monday.

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 09:06 AM EST

Payless Pranks Influencers, Selling Shoes at Designer Prices

Payless Pranks Influencers, Selling Shoes at Designer Prices

Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street kicks at Madison Avenue prices. Payless ShoeSource held a fake launch party in Santa Monica, California, for...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:21 PM EST

Marriott: Data Breach Exposed Info of 500M Starwood Guests

Marriott: Data Breach Exposed Info of 500M Starwood Guests

A security breach inside Marriott's worldwide hotel empire has compromised the information of as many as 500 million guests, exposing in some cases credit card numbers, passport numbers and birthdates, the...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 06:08 AM EST

Search of Deutsche Bank Offices Continues in German Probe

Search of Deutsche Bank Offices Continues in German Probe

German authorities are continuing to search offices of Deutsche Bank as part of an investigation into suspicion that some employees helped set up offshore companies that were used to launder hundreds of millions...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 09:53 PM EST

DJ Khaled, Mayweather Settle Over Digital Coin Promotions

DJ Khaled, Mayweather Settle Over Digital Coin Promotions

Federal regulators said Thursday that boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled are paying a total $750,000 to settle charges they failed to disclose payments they received for promoting...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 07:08 PM EST

Local Craft Breweries Raising Money for Calif. Fire Victims

Local Craft Breweries Raising Money for Calif. Fire Victims

Several local craft breweries joined brewers nationwide to brew for a cause. They’re all making the same beer to raise money for California fire victims. A dozen Massachusetts companies jumped into action when...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 05:05 PM EST

BBJ: State, Federal Regulars Approve BI-Lahey Merger

BBJ: State, Federal Regulars Approve BI-Lahey Merger

Reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, " State, federal regulators approve BI-Lahey merger with conditions"

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 01:17 PM EST

Starbucks to Start Blocking Porn on Store Wi-Fi in 2019

Starbucks to Start Blocking Porn on Store Wi-Fi in 2019

Pornography will be blocked on Starbucks Wi-Fi starting next year, the company told NBC News Thursday. Internet safety advocacy group Enough is Enough has been running a porn-free campaign aimed at the...

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