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Lawn company gives 11-year-old who wanted a job his own lawn mower

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Facebook Live to get personal on the public platform

Courtesy Facebook(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   ... Read More

San Francisco is most expensive city to live in US, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

New details on Pippa Middleton’s wedding reception

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(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   ... Read More

Wall Street closes higher as tech and defense companies soar

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

$15 ‘costume jewelry’ ring turns out to be 26.27-carat white diamond worth over $450K

Sotheby's(LONDON) -- One lucky lady snagged the deal of a lifetime over 30 years ago when she purchased what she thought was merely a fun cocktail ring, but what turned out to be a diamond worth more than $450,000.   ... Read More

Ford names new CEO following Mark Fields’ retirement

The Ford Motor Company(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   ... Read More

Cuomo calls on President Trump for help with ‘intolerable’ Penn Station

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

AT&T workers begin weekend strike

AT&T(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,   ... Read More

Trump signs $110 billion arms deal in Saudi Arabia

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- President Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the initial day of his first foreign trip since taking office.

"That was a tremendous day. Tremendous investments in the United States,"   ... Read More

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hobbyists who buy new drones no longer have to register the aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration, according to an appeals court decision.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit cited   ... Read More

Man subdued after incident on American Airlines flight to Honolulu

American Airlines(HONOLULU) -- A man who had been arrested at LAX airport early Friday morning was later subdued after causing a “disturbance” that alarmed flight attendants and an off-duty officer on an American Airlines flight to Honolulu.

American Airlines   ... Read More

US stocks close higher as investors shake off turmoil in Washington

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street had a second straight day of gains as investors shrugged off worries about political turmoil in Washington, D.C.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 141.82 (+0.69 percent) to finish at 20,804.84.

The Nasdaq gained   ... Read More

Yale dean placed on leave after calling people ‘white trash’ on Yelp

eterspiro/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW HAVEN, CT) -- A Yale University dean has been placed on leave after writing controversial remarks on her Yelp reviews of local businesses, including calling people who dined at one restaurant "white trash."

Screenshots obtained by Yale Daily   ... Read More

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Lawn company gives 11-year-old who wanted a job his own lawn mower

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

Facebook Live to get personal on the public platform

Courtesy Facebook(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   ... Read More

San Francisco is most expensive city to live in US, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

New details on Pippa Middleton’s wedding reception

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(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   ... Read More

Wall Street closes higher as tech and defense companies soar

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

$15 ‘costume jewelry’ ring turns out to be 26.27-carat white diamond worth over $450K

Sotheby's(LONDON) -- One lucky lady snagged the deal of a lifetime over 30 years ago when she purchased what she thought was merely a fun cocktail ring, but what turned out to be a diamond worth more than $450,000.   ... Read More

Ford names new CEO following Mark Fields’ retirement

The Ford Motor Company(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   ... Read More

Cuomo calls on President Trump for help with ‘intolerable’ Penn Station

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US

iStock/Thinkstock(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   ... Read More

AT&T workers begin weekend strike

AT&T(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,   ... Read More

Trump signs $110 billion arms deal in Saudi Arabia

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- President Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the initial day of his first foreign trip since taking office.

"That was a tremendous day. Tremendous investments in the United States,"   ... Read More

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hobbyists who buy new drones no longer have to register the aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration, according to an appeals court decision.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit cited   ... Read More

Man subdued after incident on American Airlines flight to Honolulu

American Airlines(HONOLULU) -- A man who had been arrested at LAX airport early Friday morning was later subdued after causing a “disturbance” that alarmed flight attendants and an off-duty officer on an American Airlines flight to Honolulu.

American Airlines   ... Read More

US stocks close higher as investors shake off turmoil in Washington

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street had a second straight day of gains as investors shrugged off worries about political turmoil in Washington, D.C.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 141.82 (+0.69 percent) to finish at 20,804.84.

The Nasdaq gained   ... Read More

Yale dean placed on leave after calling people ‘white trash’ on Yelp

eterspiro/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW HAVEN, CT) -- A Yale University dean has been placed on leave after writing controversial remarks on her Yelp reviews of local businesses, including calling people who dined at one restaurant "white trash."

Screenshots obtained by Yale Daily   ... Read More

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