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May 23, 2017 - 2:43 pm
(DUNN, N.C.) -- An 11-year-old boy who approached a stranger for a summer lawn mowing job received an even bigger reward for his work ethic: tools to start his own lawn business. Q'yaron Gadson, 11, was surprised last Friday with a brand new lawn mower, weed-eater and the gas needed to fuel them...
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May 23, 2017 - 12:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Facebook made its Facebook Live feature available around the world in 2016, it gave users the ability to simulate spending time with friends regardless of how far the actual distance between them. Now, the social-networking company has added a few new features to make the live...
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May 23, 2017 - 11:29 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- If you're trying to save money, don't move to the West Coast. A new study by GOBankingRates finds that four of the top five most expensive places to live in the U.S. are in California. Topping the list is San Francisco, where the median monthly rent is $4,500, the median home...
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May 22, 2017 - 7:12 pm
(LONDON) -- It was the party of the year when the world's most famous bridesmaid, Pippa Middleton, finally became the bride. Middleton, who became famous for the figure-hugging dress she wore at the 2011 wedding of her sister, Princess Kate, to Prince William, tied the knot Saturday. The wedding...
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May 22, 2017 - 4:25 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green Monday with technology and defense stocks leading the pack. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 89.99 (+0.43 percent) to finish at 20,894.83. The Nasdaq gained 49.92 (+0.82 percent) to close at 6,133.62 while the S&P 500 finished at 2,394.02, up...
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The Ford Motor Company
May 22, 2017 - 10:28 am
(DEARBORN, Mich.) -- Ford Motor Company is making a change in its leadership. The automaker announced on Monday that Jim Hackett will be its new president and CEO, replacing Mark Fields, who, Ford says, "has elected to retire from Ford after a successful 28-year career with the company." Jim...
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May 21, 2017 - 9:51 pm
(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has turned to President Trump to help fix an "intolerable" Pennsylvania Station he referred to as "claustrophobic, threatening and crumbling." In a letter to the president, Cuomo called for the government to treat the "deplorable conditions" at the New York...
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May 21, 2017 - 1:27 pm
(HANOI, Vietnam) -- Members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have decided to revive their controversial trade deal without the United States. This comes after Trump signed an executive order in January withdrawing the U.S. from the trade agreement. But the 11 remaining countries met in Hanoi,...
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AT&T
May 20, 2017 - 3:25 pm
(NEW YORK) -- More than 20,000 AT&T employees went on strike Friday afternoon as part of a weekend protest to demand more protections for staffers in retail and call centers. Among those on the three-day strike include call-center employees, retail workers and technicians. The Communications...
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