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KFC
December 14, 2018 - 6:26 am
(NEW YORK) -- The holidays are synonymous with the intoxicating aroma of good food and the smell of a cracking fire -- but KFC has just married the two with a KFC 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog. That's right, the comfort of a warm fire and the smell of Kentucky Fried Chicken can now waft from your...
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CPSC
December 14, 2018 - 6:15 am
(NEW YORK) -- New York State is suing the Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly selling a toy jewelry kit containing lead levels up to 10 times higher than the federal limit, state Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood's office announced on Thursday...
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December 14, 2018 - 5:45 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Post a photo of a baby on Facebook and you’ll see ads for diapers, toys and more, or purchase a gift for a friend’s new baby and you’ll start getting ads for baby products yourself. Users of social media know the drill when it comes to ads. Now, one mom is calling out tech companies...
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December 13, 2018 - 10:05 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- After Nancy Pelosi walked out of the White House in a fire-red, high-collared coat earlier this week after a contentious meeting with President Trump, her sartorial statement went so viral that the coat's designer, MaxMara, is reportedly planning to bring back the design in 2019...
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Google
December 13, 2018 - 3:50 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Lime, the e-bike and scooter company, will be integrated into Google Maps as a transportation option and launched in 13 cities around the globe, the companies said. Icons for available Lime vehicles — whether they are bicycles or electric bikes or scooters — will begin appearing on...
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December 13, 2018 - 3:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Attention last-minute Christmas shoppers, there's still time to get all your gifts before Dec. 25 thanks to online retailers adjusting their rush shipping promotions. Amazon announced Thursday it would extend its holiday free shipping promotion to Dec. 18 to all customers with no...
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December 13, 2018 - 6:36 am
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Apple is expanding its presence in the U.S. as a part of a billion-dollar investment that the company said would generate at least 5,000 new jobs. The iPhone maker will build a new $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, and open new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City,...
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December 13, 2018 - 6:35 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- This year has been a pivotal time for women in Hollywood with the emergence of the Time’s Up and the #MeToo movements. Feminism has been pushed to the forefront, and more women in film are raising their voices for gender equality in show business. A recent study examining top-...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse are launching a campaign to unionize, officials at the retail workers union confirmed on Wednesday. Employees at the Staten Island facility spoke about what they called problematic workplace conditions at a press conference in front of New...
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December 12, 2018 - 2:55 pm
(NEW YORK) -- "Sesame Street" is bringing back an old friend to help tackle the issue of homelessness among kids. Lily, a 7-year-old Muppet, and her family are staying with friends on Sesame Street after losing their home. She will be featured in new videos, interactive activities for families and...
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