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    Reuters13 minutes ago

    Business groups, once tobacco-friendly, switch sides in fight

    The local chamber of commerce is usually a reliable ally in battles against regulation. The shift has accelerated since 2016, driven by a growing awareness that smoking drives up healthcare costs for employers, business groups said.

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    Reuters40 minutes ago

    Tweeting accountant blamed for Oscar best picture blunder

    An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture when he handed victory to "La La Land" before declaring "Moonlight" the real winner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said on Monday. Accountant Brian Cullinan, who media reports said had been tweeting backstage shortly before, gave presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope for the movie industry's top award on Sunday, the accounting firm said in a statement.

    The Wall Street Journal58 minutes ago

    [$$] Comcast to Let Customers Access YouTube Through Cable Boxes

    Comcast Corp. and Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube on Monday announced a deal that will allow Comcast customers with the latest gear to search for and watch YouTube videos through their cable boxes.