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Comcast bets on ads with launch of Peacock streaming service

6:34am EDT

Comcast-owned NBCUniversal will enter a crowded streaming market on Wednesday when it launches its Peacock streaming service nationally, offering 20,000 hours of content, including NBC shows such as “30 Rock,” “Cheers” and “Saturday Night Live.”

Disney to shut Hong Kong Disneyland again as coronavirus cases rise

Jul 13 2020

Walt Disney Co is temporarily closing its Hong Kong Disneyland theme park from July 15 amid rising coronavirus cases in the Chinese-ruled city, the company said Monday.

Union files grievance against Walt Disney World ahead of Saturday reopening

Jul 09 2020

The actors' union representing 750 Walt Disney World performers has filed a grievance against the Orlando, Florida-based theme park alleging retaliation against its members over the union's demand that they be tested for the coronavirus.

Rivals Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line team up to plan restart

Jul 08 2020

(This July 6 story corrects spelling of Richard Fain's name.)

In sign of the times, Ayn Rand Institute approved for PPP loan

Jul 06 2020

The institute promoting the “laissez-faire capitalism” of writer Ayn Rand, who in the novels “Atlas Shrugged” and “The Fountainhead” introduced her philosophy of “objectivism” to millions of readers, was approved for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan of up to $1 million, according to data released Monday by the Trump administration.

In sign of the times, Ayn Rand Institute approved for PPP loan

Jul 06 2020

The institute promoting the “laissez-faire capitalism” of writer Ayn Rand, who in the novels “Atlas Shrugged” and “The Fountainhead” introduced her philosophy of “objectivism” to millions of readers, was approved for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan of up to $1 million, according to data released Monday by the Trump administration.

Unions sue three Nevada casino properties, claiming dangerous working conditions

Jun 29 2020

Unions representing 60,000 hospitality workers in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, are suing three casino properties over allegations of dangerous working conditions.

Unions sue three Nevada casino properties, claiming dangerous working conditions

Jun 29 2020

June 29 Unions representing 60,000 hospitality workers in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, are suing three casino properties based on allegations of dangerous working conditions.

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