A new wave of online retailers is finding a niche by being what Amazon can’t be
Right now, most online shops are built as platforms for searching. Shoppers looking for a wide range of items — spatulas, paper towels, dog treats, or pasta, for example — will see a wall of results ordered according to a secret algorithm and, in many cases, ad sales. "What we hear a lot is that…
Subway restaurant customer sues franchisee after video captures alleged assault
A North Carolina woman has filed a $25,000 lawsuit against a Subway sandwich shop franchisee after he allegedly slapped her during a dispute over a sandwich. Elizabeth Hinson, who goes by the name Tina Richardson, went to a Subway owned by Kenneth Lancaster in Concord, North Carolina, on March 8 to get a Sesame-Ginger Glazed…
‘Scores killed’ after attack in central Mali village
Armed men have killed more than 100 people in central Mali, according to local officials, in what is one of the deadliest attacks in a country plagued by worsening ethnic violence and the rise of armed groups.  Moulaye Guindo, the mayor of the town of Bankass, said men dressed as traditional Donzo hunters encircled and…
No. 4 FSU Advances to Sweet 16 over No. 12 Murray State; Ja Morant Drops 28
Rob Carr/Getty Images The fourth-seeded Florida State Seminoles put an end to the Ja Morant show, defeating the 12th-seeded Murray State Racers 90-62 in the second round of the 2019 NCAA tournament at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut, on Saturday. Mfiondu Kabengele led the way for the Seminoles with 22 points and seven rebounds,…
A privacy group is suing for the public release of Robert Mueller’s report
A US civil liberties privacy group has filed a lawsuit seeking the public release of the special counsel Robert Mueller's report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The Electronic Privacy Information Center brought the Freedom of Information Act suit against the Department of Justice, the group said in an announcement…