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Shutdown hits business growth plans

Brooks Troxler is a small-business owner in North Carolina who’s known as “Trox the tech” for his ability to fix any computer problem. Business is growing and he had big plans to start 2019 by cutting the ribbon on a new property, but the partial U.S. government shutdown means he can’t finish the purchase. The Small Business Administration stopped processing ...

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Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ Hits 45 Million Views in First Week, a Record

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has announced that “Bird Box,” an original production of the streaming company that stars Sandra Bullock, was watched by 45 million accounts in its first week, a record. Given that Netflix has about 140 million subscribers around the world, the figure is particularly impressive. Netflix tweeted: Took off my blindfold this morning to discover that 45,037,125 ...

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Trump praises Treasury Secretary Mnuchin but hits Fed again on rate rises

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday expressed confidence in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin amid worries over a weakening economy and a stock market slump, but repeated his criticism of the U.S. Federal Reserve, saying it has raised interest rates too quickly. Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office after a Christmas video conference with U.S. troops deployed abroad, ...

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The D20 Beat: 2018’s RPGs — my critical hits and made saving throws

When I think about 2018’s role-playing games, I don’t see lots of bombast and flash. Blockbuster studios often stayed away. Square Enix’s main offerings this year weren’t triple-A releases. You didn’t see anything from BioWare, and Bethesda’s Fallout 76 sure doesn’t feel like an RPG to me. Instead, we got smaller (in graphical flash, motion capture, and other blockbuster bullet ...

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