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Games conference pulls award for Atari founder after outcry

Nolan Bushnell, founder and former CEO of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, at USA TODAY's offices in San Francisco on Nov. 6, 2015. (Photo: Stephanie Taylor/USA TODAY) A prominent video game industry conference is pulling an award for Atari founder Nolan Bushnell following claims of inappropriate behavior. In a statement Wednesday on Twitter, the Game…

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Trump’s 2020 Re-Election Committee Has $22.1 Million in Bank

President Donald Trump’s re-election committee finished the year with $22.1 million in the bank, calling the sum “an unprecedented feat” for a president’s first year in office, according to a statement obtained by Bloomberg. The committee raised a total of $6.9 million in the fourth quarter. That included $2.2 million from direct contributions and $3.5…

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Sears to Eliminate About 220 Corporate Jobs

By and Sears Holdings Corp. is cutting about 220 jobs at its corporate offices, the latest shake-up for a department-store chain racked by declining sales and mounting red ink. The retailer is eliminating positions across the organization, but the cutbacks are focused on its headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, according to spokesman Howard Riefs. The…

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Fed got whiff of inflation in Yellen’s final days but so far market not changing rate hike view

Fed Chair Janet Yellen ends her tenure with the Fed seemingly less worried about the lack of inflation and ready to raise interest rates three or more times this year. The Fed's statement, released after Yellen's final meeting Wednesday, removed some of its prior pessimism about inflation. It dropped language about inflation having declined, and…

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