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About a year after expressing a desire to opt-out of movie subscription service MoviePass, AMC Theatres announced plans Wednesday for a comparable program that will allow customers to see up to three movies per...

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<![CDATA[Rival Restaurants, Analysts React to IHOP Name Change]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:46:53 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/061118ihobcorrect.jpg
The International House of Pancakes, commonly referred to as IHOP, created a social media frenzy last week, when it announced intentions to change its name to “IHOb.” But customers had to wait until Monday...

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<![CDATA[Behind the Misleading Claims Fueling America's Bourbon Boom]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 06:30:36 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bourbonGettyImages-835143852.jpg
Bourbon has become increasingly popular across the United States, but many recognizable and artisan American whiskey brands are sourcing their product from massive wholesale distilleries or taking creative...

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<![CDATA[Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media]]> Sat, 09 Jun 2018 13:31:06 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474782114.jpg
A senior judge at the U.S. District court for the District of Columbia, Richard Leon will decide on Tuesday whether to approve AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, NBC News reported.AT&T's argument...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:13:03 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Facebook-dev-conf.jpg
A software bug changed the privacy settings of about 14 million Facebook users without their knowledge, causing messages intended for friends or smaller groups to be shared widely with the general public,...

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<![CDATA[Qatar Airways CEO Sorry for Saying Only a Man Can Do His Job]]> Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:47:46 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/060618qatarairlines.jpg
The CEO of Qatar Airways apologized Wednesday for suggesting at an aviation meeting a day earlier that men have to lead companies in order for them to be effective.When reporters asked Akbar Al Baker...

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<![CDATA[Mexico to Impose Steep Retaliatory Tariff on US Pork]]> Tue, 05 Jun 2018 20:56:02 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Pig-farm.jpg
Pork farmers could lose $100 million annually after Mexico said it would slap a massive tariff on pork imports to retaliate against President Donald Trump's aluminum and steel import levies, according to...

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<![CDATA[Scottish Hospital Is Ready to Treat Cryptocurrency Addicts]]> Sun, 03 Jun 2018 05:39:08 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bitcoin-GettyImages-919078630.jpg
A Scottish hospital is ready to begin treating people with cryptocurrency addictions, NBC News reported.Castle Craig Hospital, a residential rehab center that treats alcohol, drug, behavioral and gambling...

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<![CDATA[Sears to Close 72 More Stores Amid Financial Struggles]]> Thu, 31 May 2018 16:26:24 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/searsGettyImages-838634740.jpg
Sears Holdings announced Thursday that it will close 72 more stores in 2018, CNBC reported.The announcement comes as its same-store sales continue to decline at a double-digit percentage rate.

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<![CDATA[Sephora Offers Free Makeup Classes for Transgender Community]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 08:22:53 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Sephora-GettyImages-536074149.jpg
Sephora announced earlier this week that it will begin offering makeup classes geared toward transgender and gender-nonbinary individuals at its locations across the United States, NBC News reported.The beauty...

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<![CDATA[Harley-Davidson Plant Closure Stuns Workers After Tax Cuts]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 06:44:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/harleyGettyImages-119372798.jpg
Employees at Harley-Davidson's Kansas City, Missouri, plant were shocked in January when the company announced that the plant would close next year, NBC News reported. Operations are being moved to the...

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<![CDATA[Comcast Announces Plan to Outbid Disney for Fox Assets]]> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 17:44:38 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Comcast-AP_760634721034.jpg
Comcast announced Wednesday that it is preparing to trump Disney's $52.4-billion stock bid to acquire much of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, NBC News reported.Comcast, which owns NBCUniversal, the...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Reportedly Bans People Who Return Too Much. It Shouldn't: Opinion]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 06:35:56 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/amazon-car.jpg
Amazon bans some customers who return too many products they buy, according to a new Wall Street Journal report, with some people describing being banned for returning products from clothing to cellphones.CNBC...

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