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BuzzFeed Receives $50 Million Investment
BuzzFeed is expected to use the funds from a venture capital firm to add a number of new content sections and expand news coverage. Earlier, Disney was interested in purchasing BuzzFeed.
Amazon Blocks Pre-Orders Of Some Disney Movies
Amazon is taking on another big media company, Disney. The action comes at a time when the retailer's contract dispute with the Hachette Book group is heating up.
Tourists Pay To Be Locked Up In Budapest's Cellars
Many escape-room games have sprung up in the Hungarian capital recently. The tourists playing the game have to find their way out by solving a series of mysterious clues.
Kurdish Forces Reclaim 2 Iraqi Cities Taken By Sunni Extremists
For the latest news out of Iraq, Steve Inskeep talks to Washington Post reporter Loveday Morris and Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a correspondent for the news website Al-Monitor.
Obama Goes To Martha's Vineyard But Issues Don't Take A Vacation
President Obama and his family are enjoying what the White House is describing as a working vacation on Martha's Vineyard as American airstrikes continue to hit selected Iraqi targets.
Items Up For Sale At Unclaimed Baggage Center Reflect Trends
It has been called the lost luggage capital of the world. Bags and suitcases that can't be reunited with their owners end up in northern Alabama at the Unclaimed Baggage Center.
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