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Munich officials want train station to have air taxi parking
Technology
Published in 4-7-2018
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BERLIN (AP) A group of city counselors in Munich say they want the southern German city's main train station to have a landing pad for flying taxis. Five city council members from the Christian Social Union party submitted a motion Wednesday calling on rail company Deutsche Bahn to consider the space needed for flying taxis in its plans for a future redesign of the station. In their motion, ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 4-7-2018
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Tilman Fertitta’s Landry’s slapped with $20M lien on Post Oak tower
Business
Published in 4-7-2018
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Prominent Houston construction company Tellepsen has filed a $20 million lien against The Post Oak, Tilman Fertitta’s posh new hotel tower in Uptown. The lien is among more than a dozen filed in Harris County against the local billionaire’s company, adding up to more than $30.5 million, the Houston Business Journal reported. Fertitta, a Galveston native and star of CNBC’s “Billion Dolla ...>>

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Sidley Austin to expand offices in Wells Fargo Plaza
Business
Published in 4-7-2018
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Global law firm Sidley Austin will boost its space in downtown’s Wells Fargo Plaza by 60 percent in a long-term lease renewal and expansion.
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Vacation planner: Guinness readies U.S. brewery for August opening
Business
Published in 4-7-2018
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Guinness, the Irish brewing powerhouse, is one month away from opening a new U.S. outpost.

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Sherlock's Pub closes longtime Westheimer location
Business
Published in 4-7-2018
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Sherlock's Pub has closed its longtime location in the Carillon Shopping Center at 10001 Westheimer at Briarpark.

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People in business
Business
Published in 4-7-2018
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A listing of promotions and appointments in the Houston area.
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Treasury chief says IRS to ban hedge fund tax dodge
Economy
Published in 4-7-2018
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Internal Revenue Service plans on closing a loophole that hedge-fund managers had been trying to exploit to avoid paying higher taxes on carried-interest profits. Mnuchin told the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday that a Bloomberg News story this week, which detailed how hedge funds created scores of shell companies to work around the new carried-profit ...>>
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Inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes
Economy
Published in 4-7-2018
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WASHINGTON - Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates that could slow economic growth. The latest source of concern was a report Wednesday that showed a key measure of inflation rising in January by the sharpest rate in a year. The increase was led by higher prices for clothing, housing and auto i ...>>
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Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year
Economy
Published in 4-7-2018
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DETROIT - Lexus is the most dependable vehicle brand for the seventh consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey. Porsche, Buick, Infiniti and Kia round out the top five brands in the survey. The worst performers were Chrysler, Land Rover, Fiat, Jeep and Cadillac. The survey measures problems that vehicle owners experience after three years of ownership. For this year's survey, J.D. P ...>>
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Children's author Asher expelled from writer organization over harassment
Economy
Published in 4-7-2018
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NEW YORK - Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. Lin Oliver, executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, said this week that Asher had violated the society's harassment code. He was banned last year, but the news only came to light with the ri ...>>
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Tax overhaul may mean more acrimonious divorce negotiations
Economy
Published in 4-7-2018
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NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's tax law could make divorce an even more miserable experience, according to a new survey of the nation's top matrimonial attorneys. Almost two-thirds of respondents said they expect divorce negotiations to become more acrimonious following a change to the tax treatment of alimony, a poll by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers showed. The new law ...>>
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Rice mining Dallas area to bolster recruiting class
Sports
Published in 4-7-2018
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The Dallas-area was crucial to Rice as the football staff tried to salvage its 2018 recruiting class after new coach Mike Bloomgren took over in December. With a full staff on board and on the road, the Metroplex is again playing a central role in the class of 2019.

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Astros hang on to beat Rangers in series opener
Sports
Published in 4-7-2018
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ARLINGTON It arrived one inning early for the Astros' closer of the moment, a mess to clean and a close game to clinch. The wind whipped and dirt kicked up around Globe Life Park, scurrying a strong crowd for cover at first sight of a ballpark dust storm.

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Philippe Senderos' goal in extra time pulls Dynamo to draw with Los Angeles FC
Sports
Published in 4-7-2018
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Lightning strikes delayed the start of Houston's match by almost 90 minutes on Tuesday night at BBVA Compass Stadium.

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