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Security company settles lawsuit filed by Denver artist beaten by guard at Union Station

The country’s largest private security company settled a lawsuit filed by a Denver artist who was assaulted by one of the company’s guards, hours before Denver City Council rejected a proposed three-year, $25 million contract with the company. The settlement is tentative and subject to approval, Jeremy Lee, a spokesperson for Allied Universal told Council […]

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‘Expand the court’: Democratic lawmakers react with fury as the GOP claims victory over Amy Coney Barrett nomination

Summary List Placement Democratic lawmakers reacted with fury in the wake of the confirmation and subsequent swearing in of now-Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Monday. Senate Republicans confirmed Barrett to the US Supreme Court in a 52-48 vote Monday, with GOP Sen. Susan Collins as the only Republican who joined Democratic senators in opposition. Barrett […]

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Mitch McConnell just adjourned the Senate until November 9, ending the prospect of additional coronavirus relief until after the election

Summary List Placement Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday motioned for the Senate to adjourn until November 9. The move shuts down the Senate from doing any legislative business, including reaching a deal on additional  coronavirus aid, until after voters have cast their ballots, and comes on the heels of Monday’s 52-48 vote to […]

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‘You will never, never get your credibility back’: Schumer warns GOP that they have no right to tell Democrats how to run things when they’re the majority after Barrett’s confirmation

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed Republicans for pushing through Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Monday. Barrett was sworn in at the White House shortly after her confirmation. “You will never, never get your credibility back,” Schumer told Republicans in a speech on the Senate floor. He added […]

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THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail payments industry on its head — here’s how payments players can win in the new checkout landscape

Summary List Placement This is a preview of The Buy Button research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more consumer coverage with Payments & Commerce Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing payments and commerce news and analysis to your inbox. Payments firms have introduced buy buttons to streamline […]