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Chipotle Subpoenaed in Criminal Investigation Over Norovirus Outbreak
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Chipotle Subpoenaed in Criminal Investigation Over Norovirus Outbreak

The struggling chain also saw its sales nosedive in the fourth quarter.
Katie Little
Government Must Protect Rude or Racist Brands, Court Says
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Government Must Protect Rude or Racist Brands, Court Says

The U.S. Trademark Office must protect companies with slur names, according to the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight
Business Travel

Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight

You may have to bring extra documentation to the airport depending on how your state is complying with new security standards.
Nina Zipkin
How One Fashion Worker's Pronunciation of 'Bra' Sparked a Workplace Lawsuit
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How One Fashion Worker's Pronunciation of 'Bra' Sparked a Workplace Lawsuit

The employee claims her assistant and co-workers frequently mocked how she pronounced words like 'lunch,' 'buyer,' 'arrow' and, especially, 'bra.'
What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers
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What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers

The city recently released updated guidelines on what actions are considered discrimination.
Nina Zipkin
Gillette Sues Dollar Shave Club Over Patented Technology Claims
Patents

Gillette Sues Dollar Shave Club Over Patented Technology Claims

Grooming brand says competitor infringed on a 2004 patent involving a 'chromium-containing overcoat layer.'
Employees Accidentally Trash $5 Million in Diamonds at Fifth Avenue Jewelry Store
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Employees Accidentally Trash $5 Million in Diamonds at Fifth Avenue Jewelry Store

The precious stones then ended up in the hands of a security guard, who then tried to make a buck, police allege.
Geoff Weiss
How a Small-Time Texan Plumber's Truck Ended Up in the Hands of Syrian Extremists
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How a Small-Time Texan Plumber's Truck Ended Up in the Hands of Syrian Extremists

Texas resident Mark Oberholtzer has filed a $1 million suit, citing 'shock, fear, anxiety, mental anguish, humiliation and degradation.'
Geoff Weiss
FAA Opens Up Drone Registration Program
Drones

FAA Opens Up Drone Registration Program

If you get an unmanned aircraft system in your stocking this year, the FAA wants to know about it.
Nina Zipkin
Samsung Takes Apple Patent Case to the Supreme Court
Technology

Samsung Takes Apple Patent Case to the Supreme Court

Samsung is attempting to pare back the more than $548 million in damages it was ordered to pay to Apple.
New York Judge Orders FanDuel and DraftKings to Shut Down in State, Companies Plan to Appeal
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New York Judge Orders FanDuel and DraftKings to Shut Down in State, Companies Plan to Appeal

The daily fantasy sports league companies are facing increasing scrutiny.
Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers
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Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers

Drivers are seeking reimbursement for expenses including vehicle maintenance and the cost of gas, which the company does not currently pay for.
National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus
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National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus

The new rule applies to restaurants with more than 15 locations nationwide and concession stands at some movie theaters and sports stadiums.
Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial
Net Neutrality

Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial

The hot-button issue will be argued in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals today.