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US-China trade war could hit American pet owners in the wallet

iStock/Chalabala(NEW YORK) -- U.S. pet owners could soon feel the impact of America's intensifying trade war with China deep down in their pockets.Earlier this month, President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese   ... Read More

Lyft says drivers tampering with surge pricing could be booted

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Lyft said that riders who tamper with surge pricing face being deactivated after a report revealed that ridehsare drivers at a Washington D.C. airport coordinated to boost fares.The statement came after a report from   ... Read More

3 money-saving travel sites you can’t afford to miss

Pruvo(NEW YORK) -- Memorial Day is fast approaching and with it, the unofficial start of the summer travel season.If you haven't booked your summer vacation yet, here are three sites worth checking out.PruvoPruvo turns hotel booking   ... Read More

Facebook bans Israeli company that it says tried to manipulate elections in Africa, Asia

Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has banned an Israeli company and taken down hundreds of its accounts that were aimed at manipulating elections in Africa and southeast Asia, the company announced on Thursday.The social media company said that the   ... Read More

NASCAR champion Joey Logano teaches journalist how to drive stick

Ford(CONCORD, N.C.) -- Learning to drive a car with manual transmission is intimidating no matter what the circumstances.I was about to get a lesson in driving stick from Joey Logano, the reigning NASCAR champion.We were parked in   ... Read More

Queen Elizabeth II is hiring! Her majesty is looking for a social media expert

Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II -- who made headlines earlier this year when she published her first Instagram post -- is now looking for someone to bring her even more into the digital age.   ... Read More

Restaurant forgives employee who mistakenly served $5,700 bottle of vintage wine

Instants/iStock(LONDON) -- We've all made mistakes at work, though some are more costly than others.

The next time you mess up, however, you'll be hoping your boss is just as forgiving as the owners of Hawksmoor Manchester steakhouse in   ... Read More

Family’s lawsuit against Riddell following son’s death will go to trial, judge rules

Courtesy Hamblin family(NEW YORK) -- A lawsuit against football helmet manufacturer Riddell, filed by the family of a 22-year-old who suffered a seizure and drowned while fishing, will go forward, a judge in Ohio has ruled. The family claims   ... Read More

MGM might pay $800M to settle lawsuits from Las Vegas shooting that killed 58

anouchka/iStock(LAS VEGAS) -- MGM Resorts said on Thursday it may pay as much as $800 million in liabilities tied to the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured more than 800.

The company, which   ... Read More

SAT will include more context about a students’ background using new tool

undefined undefined/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The College Board has announced it’s going to start giving more context about a student's background that will accompany their SAT exam score during the college admissions process based on various factors – including some   ... Read More

Vacation Supreme: Taco Bell launching boutique hotel

Taco Bell(NEW YORK) -- Billing itself as a "Taco-asis of resort, food, and all things Taco Bell," The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort will launch in Palm Springs, California on Aug. 9.

The "immersive" experience based on   ... Read More

After New Zealand mosque attacks, Facebook changes its livestream policy

David Tran/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Facebook officials, who have admitted their systems failed to prevent the broadcast of the New Zealand mosque massacre on their platform, have announced a new policy for livestreaming.

"We will now apply a ‘one strike’   ... Read More

Lawmakers renew call to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Kativ/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Harriet Tubman, noted abolitionist and celebrated Civil War spy, might be closer to getting on the $20 bill if renewed congressional efforts are successful.

Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., made the case to use the image of the   ... Read More

Walmart tops “Fortune’s” list of 500 largest US corporations again

Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Walmart topped Fortune's list of the United States' 500 largest corporations by revenue for the seventh year in a row, as online rival Amazon cracked the top five for the first time.

The annual list ranked   ... Read More

Georgetown University student facing possible expulsion over father’s bribes files lawsuit

chemistkane/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A Georgetown University student facing possible expulsion over his father's involvement in a college admissions bribery scheme is taking the school to court.

Adam Semprevivo filed a lawsuit Wednesday morning against the private university in Washington, D.C.,   ... Read More

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US-China trade war could hit American pet owners in the wallet

iStock/Chalabala(NEW YORK) -- U.S. pet owners could soon feel the impact of America's intensifying trade war with China deep down in their pockets.Earlier this month, President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese   ... Read More

Lyft says drivers tampering with surge pricing could be booted

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Lyft said that riders who tamper with surge pricing face being deactivated after a report revealed that ridehsare drivers at a Washington D.C. airport coordinated to boost fares.The statement came after a report from   ... Read More

3 money-saving travel sites you can’t afford to miss

Pruvo(NEW YORK) -- Memorial Day is fast approaching and with it, the unofficial start of the summer travel season.If you haven't booked your summer vacation yet, here are three sites worth checking out.PruvoPruvo turns hotel booking   ... Read More

Facebook bans Israeli company that it says tried to manipulate elections in Africa, Asia

Facebook(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has banned an Israeli company and taken down hundreds of its accounts that were aimed at manipulating elections in Africa and southeast Asia, the company announced on Thursday.The social media company said that the   ... Read More

NASCAR champion Joey Logano teaches journalist how to drive stick

Ford(CONCORD, N.C.) -- Learning to drive a car with manual transmission is intimidating no matter what the circumstances.I was about to get a lesson in driving stick from Joey Logano, the reigning NASCAR champion.We were parked in   ... Read More

Queen Elizabeth II is hiring! Her majesty is looking for a social media expert

Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II -- who made headlines earlier this year when she published her first Instagram post -- is now looking for someone to bring her even more into the digital age.   ... Read More

Restaurant forgives employee who mistakenly served $5,700 bottle of vintage wine

Instants/iStock(LONDON) -- We've all made mistakes at work, though some are more costly than others.

The next time you mess up, however, you'll be hoping your boss is just as forgiving as the owners of Hawksmoor Manchester steakhouse in   ... Read More

Family’s lawsuit against Riddell following son’s death will go to trial, judge rules

Courtesy Hamblin family(NEW YORK) -- A lawsuit against football helmet manufacturer Riddell, filed by the family of a 22-year-old who suffered a seizure and drowned while fishing, will go forward, a judge in Ohio has ruled. The family claims   ... Read More

MGM might pay $800M to settle lawsuits from Las Vegas shooting that killed 58

anouchka/iStock(LAS VEGAS) -- MGM Resorts said on Thursday it may pay as much as $800 million in liabilities tied to the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured more than 800.

The company, which   ... Read More

SAT will include more context about a students’ background using new tool

undefined undefined/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The College Board has announced it’s going to start giving more context about a student's background that will accompany their SAT exam score during the college admissions process based on various factors – including some   ... Read More

Vacation Supreme: Taco Bell launching boutique hotel

Taco Bell(NEW YORK) -- Billing itself as a "Taco-asis of resort, food, and all things Taco Bell," The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort will launch in Palm Springs, California on Aug. 9.

The "immersive" experience based on   ... Read More

After New Zealand mosque attacks, Facebook changes its livestream policy

David Tran/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Facebook officials, who have admitted their systems failed to prevent the broadcast of the New Zealand mosque massacre on their platform, have announced a new policy for livestreaming.

"We will now apply a ‘one strike’   ... Read More

Lawmakers renew call to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Kativ/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Harriet Tubman, noted abolitionist and celebrated Civil War spy, might be closer to getting on the $20 bill if renewed congressional efforts are successful.

Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., made the case to use the image of the   ... Read More

Walmart tops “Fortune’s” list of 500 largest US corporations again

Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Walmart topped Fortune's list of the United States' 500 largest corporations by revenue for the seventh year in a row, as online rival Amazon cracked the top five for the first time.

The annual list ranked   ... Read More

Georgetown University student facing possible expulsion over father’s bribes files lawsuit

chemistkane/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A Georgetown University student facing possible expulsion over his father's involvement in a college admissions bribery scheme is taking the school to court.

Adam Semprevivo filed a lawsuit Wednesday morning against the private university in Washington, D.C.,   ... Read More

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