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Muji files for bankruptcy

Muji files for bankruptcy

Trendy home-goods chain Muji has filed for bankruptcy, making it the latest in a string of retailers to do so as the coronavirus crisis decimates the industry. Muji, which sells minimalist decor, stationery and clothing, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday in Delaware. The company plans to use the process to emerge with a…MORE

Tyson and other meat processors are reportedly speeding up plans for robot butchers

Tyson and other meat processors are reportedly speeding up plans for robot butchers

Tyson Foods and other meat processors that became early hotspots for the Covid-19 pandemic are reportedly accelerating plans to have robots replace human meatcutters. Tyson engineers and scientists — with the help of some designers from the auto industry — are developing an automated deboning system to help butcher the nearly 40 million chickens processed…MORE

Elon Musk just became richer than Warren Buffett

Elon Musk just became richer than Warren Buffett

Tesla CEO Elon Musk just zoomed past Warren Buffett on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index to become the world’s seventh wealthiest person. Musk’s fortune rose more than $6 billion Friday, according to Bloomberg, after Tesla’s stock surged 10.8% to a record $1,544 per share. Its market value stood at $286.5 billion. Musk owns 20.8% of Tesla’s…MORE

US global media agency seeks to kick out international journalists

US global media agency seeks to kick out international journalists

Efforts to clean house at the US Agency for Global Media continued this week as leadership indicated that international journalists who work for Voice of America (VOA) will not have their visas extended and a widely respected top editor at Radio Free Asia was fired, explained three sources familiar with the decisions. Under the new…MORE

B&T Extra: CanADrink

On this Bob & Tom Extra: We have Joe Buck and CanADrink! Support the show: https://members.bobandtom.com/pcd/document?iid=99001I**GTZMORE

Clemency expected for Roger Stone as prison clock winds down

Clemency expected for Roger Stone as prison clock winds down

President Donald Trump is publicly teasing clemency for his friend and former political adviser, Roger Stone, days before Stone is set to report to a federal prison in Georgia. At least half a dozen people close to the President told CNN it’s widely believed he’ll pardon or commute Stone’s sentence, though the timing is still…MORE

Taxes are due July 15. Here’s what you need to know

Taxes are due July 15. Here’s what you need to know

This year’s federal income tax deadline was postponed to July 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the Internal Revenue Service has made it clear that Tax Day won’t be pushed back again. Covid-19 has made for a rocky tax filing season. Since many IRS employees were working from home and local tax assistance offices…MORE

Trump claims he ‘aced’ cognitive test but offers no proof

Trump claims he ‘aced’ cognitive test but offers no proof

President Donald Trump claimed on Thursday that he recently “aced” a cognitive test, his latest attempt to dismiss questions about his mental capabilities and attempt to call into question those of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Trump said he took the test at Walter Reed Medical Center but did not provide additional information about…MORE

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