Cheddar afternoon business update 11/10: Google, J. Crew & fidget spinners

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Nov. 10, 2017.

  • Google’s parent company Alphabet is making good on its promise to help bring internet to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
  • J. Crew’s chairman Mickey Drexler says that he wanted the company to be bought by Amazon.
  • A public interest group says that unsafe amounts of lead have been found in fidget spinners sold at Target. Target denies this accusation.
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    In all corners of America, democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump.
  • New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

    New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

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  • Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

    Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

    Saturday, July 21 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-07-21 06:45:50 GMT
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    Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes.
    Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes.
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