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San Francisco • Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook friend suggestions on Facebook …

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  • Andy Abboud, left, Las Vegas Sands’ senior vice president of government affairs, Rob Goldstein, president and CEO of LVS, Bill Rhoda, president of Legends Global Planning, and Marc Badain, Oakland Raiders president, address the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee discusses finance of the proposed Raiders NFL football stadium on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) Vegas stadium backers eye two sites for Raiders
    Las Vegas • Backers of a proposed NFL stadium said they’ve whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any ...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 06:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ryan Lochte nabs new throat drop sponsor
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  • FILE - In this Saturday, June 18, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks by the Sentinel Bridge in the Yosemite Valley in front of Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in the park, at Yosemite National Park, Calif. In a new project with National Geographic, Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality, in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park. The 11-minute VR video, narrated by Obama, is one part paean to the wonders of America’s national parks and one part warning of the threat posed by climate change. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) Yosemite, and Obama, head into virtual reality
    New York • In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — ...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 06:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File) Mylan boosts EpiPen programs, sits on price
    The maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but didn’t budge Thursday on the $608 price. The announc...
    Updated Aug 25 2016 07:34 pm   |     |   Share


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