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Mad Minute for August 9, 2018

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  • EBay files suit against Amazon, says sellers were being poached

    EBay files suit against Amazon, says sellers were being poached

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:34:07 GMT

    Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to recruit its sellers. In the lawsuit, eBay says Amazon representatives messaged sellers to get them to sell on Amazon's site, which eBay says violates its user agreement. Amazon representatives spelled out their email addresses and asked eBay sellers to talk on the phone in order to evade detection. 

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    Ebay filed a lawsuit against Amazon Wednesday, saying the online retail giant used eBay's messaging system to recruit its sellers. In the lawsuit, eBay says Amazon representatives messaged sellers to get them to sell on Amazon's site, which eBay says violates its user agreement. Amazon representatives spelled out their email addresses and asked eBay sellers to talk on the phone in order to evade detection. 

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  • Spokane Police investigating death outside downtown library

    Spokane Police investigating death outside downtown library

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:25:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Spokane Police say a man has died outside the Spokane Public Library downtown. Officers were called to the scene at 906 W. Main Ave. around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Details about what happened are limited at the moment, but officers on the scene say they are investigating the death as a homicide until they can prove that it is not, as is protocol.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Spokane Police say a man has died outside the Spokane Public Library downtown. Officers were called to the scene at 906 W. Main Ave. around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Details about what happened are limited at the moment, but officers on the scene say they are investigating the death as a homicide until they can prove that it is not, as is protocol.

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  • Harvard emails released amid discrimination trial

    Harvard emails released amid discrimination trial

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-10-17 22:20:29 GMT

    A series of emails among top Harvard University officials illustrates the role wealth can play in the admissions process. The emails were revealed Wednesday in a federal trial alleging that Harvard intentionally discriminates against Asian-American applicants. In one email from 2014, a men's tennis coach told the admissions dean that it "would mean a great deal" to admit a student whose family had donated $1.1 million to Harvard.

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    A series of emails among top Harvard University officials illustrates the role wealth can play in the admissions process. The emails were revealed Wednesday in a federal trial alleging that Harvard intentionally discriminates against Asian-American applicants. In one email from 2014, a men's tennis coach told the admissions dean that it "would mean a great deal" to admit a student whose family had donated $1.1 million to Harvard.

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