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  • New York Sep 29, 2019

    Air Gondolas Join Disney World's Transit System

    Walt Disney World on Friday introduced its newest way to get around the Florida resort — an aerial cable car system that whisks visitors from hotels to theme parks three stories above the ground while going 11 mph.

  • New York Jul 15, 2019

    Ex-New York Governor to Lead Sands' Push for Casino in NYC

    Former New York Gov. David Paterson is joining Las Vegas Sands to lead the casino and resort developer’s push for a casino in New York City.

  • Germany Jun 6, 2019

    FIFA Vice President Ahmad Questioned by French Authorities

    FIFA vice president Ahmad was detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday in the latest criminal investigation to hit officials in positions of power within the governing body of world soccer. Ahmad was in Paris for the FIFA Congress and start of the Women’s World Cup when he was picked up in the morning at a luxury hotel for...

  • iPhone Mar 30, 2019

    Apple Cancels AirPower, the Wireless Charging Pad It Announced Over a Year Ago

    Apple’s AirPower charger has been canceled, Apple confirmed on Friday. “After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have canceled the project. We apologize to those customers who were looking forward to this launch. We continue to believe that the future is wireless and are committed to push the wireless experience forward,” said Dan...

  • iPhone Mar 30, 2019

    Apple Cancels AirPower, the Wireless Charging Pad It Announced Over a Year Ago

    Apple’s AirPower charger has been canceled, Apple confirmed on Friday. “After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we have canceled the project. We apologize to those customers who were looking forward to this launch. We continue to believe that the future is wireless and are committed to push the wireless experience forward,” said Dan...

  • United States Mar 26, 2019

    US Auto Sales Are Falling as Prices for New Vehicles Jump to Highest Ever

    U.S. auto sales are falling as vehicle prices climb, indicating that buyers at the lower end are getting squeezed out of the new car market, according to a new industry forecast. First-quarter auto sales are expected to drop by nearly 2.5 percent from a year earlier, to 4 million units, according to J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail sales, which...

  • Donald Trump Mar 16, 2019

    US Business Groups Encouraged by Prospect of US-China Deal

    U.S. business groups said Friday they are encouraged by China’s approval of a new law that loosens restrictions on foreign investment and said it could help smooth the way to a substantive trade agreement between the two countries. China’s ceremonial legislature passed a measure Thursday seeking to prevent Chinese officials from forcing U.S. and other foreign companies to turn over...

  • California Mar 10, 2019

    California Man Learns He's Dying From Doctor on Robot Video Call

    Ernest Quintana’s family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease when he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, unable to breathe. But they were devastated when a robot machine rolled into his room in the intensive care unit that night and a doctor told the 78-year-old patient by video call he would likely die within days. “If you’re...

  • Los Angeles Feb 11, 2019

    Hulu Making Howard the Duck, 4 More Marvel Animated Shows

    Hulu is teaming with Marvel to make four separate animated series based on comic book characters like Howard the Duck.

  • New Jersey Oct 2, 2018

    Amazon Raising Minimum Wage for US Workers to $15 Per Hour, Will Advocate for Higher Pay

    Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month and said it will push for an increase in the federally mandated minimum wage, which now stands at $7.25 per hour. “We listened to our critics, thought hard about...

  • president Jun 6, 2018

    Gymnastics Executive Says She Was Told to Keep Quiet About Nassar

    The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, and another former executive sat next to him and asserted that he instructed her and others to keep quiet after she informed him of athletes’ claims.

  • Facebook Jun 5, 2018

    New iOS 12 Features Include Ways to Help Curb iPhone Use

    Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its products even more indispensable. The paradox emerged Monday as Apple executives previewed new versions of free software due out this fall. The forthcoming controls are aimed at addressing criticism that devices are becoming increasingly addictive and distracting, especially...

  • New York May 21, 2018

    University Official Resigns After Afghanistan Bombing Claim

    A high-ranking New York university official resigned Monday after a newspaper challenged his story about surviving a deadly bombing in Afghanistan, being offered a job by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and other claims.

  • New York Mar 19, 2018

    Winds Tear Down 227-Year-Old Tree Planted by George Washington

    Just a week after the anniversary of George Washington’s birthday, strong winds knocked down a 227-year-old tree that the founding father himself had planted at his Mount Vernon estate.

  • Florida Feb 7, 2018

    More Americans Hold Stocks, for Better Or for Worse

    A plunge in stock prices always stings, but this recent one dug deeper because more Americans are participating in the market, particularly older ones. Slightly more than half of all U.S. families own stocks in some way, from workers who got automatically enrolled into their 401(k) retirement accounts to day-traders working their personal accounts. The rate of stock ownership is...

  • United States Nov 14, 2017

    NBC Dismisses News Executive for Misconduct

    NBC News dismissed a senior executive Tuesday after multiple women accused him of misconduct. The executive, Matt Zimmerman, senior vice president for booking, worked in the company’s news division, and was one of the top bookers of talent and guests for “Today.” “We have recently learned that Matt Zimmerman engaged in inappropriate conduct with more than one woman at NBCU,...

  • NBC Sep 26, 2017

    Original Seasons of ‘Will & Grace' to Return to Cozi TV

    “Will & Grace” fans were thrilled to learn of a revival of the popular comedy series. Now they’re in for another treat. Fans can relive their favorite moments from show when the original eight season are aired on COZI TV starting on Sept. 28, the same day the new season premieres. “We are thrilled to bring the original Will &...

  • Los Angeles Sep 11, 2017

    New Nordstrom Concept Store's Big Change: No Merchandise

    Nordstrom is opening up a store that doesn’t have any inventory. The luxury department store chain says its Nordstrom Local concept store will open in Los Angeles next month. The Seattle-based company says the store will be staffed with personal stylists who can order merchandise for customers. Nordstrom says customers can also buy online inside the store or pick up...

  • United States May 16, 2017

    How to Stay Safe If an Active Shooter Comes to Your Job

    Active shooter scenarios are unpredictable but now more and more businesses want to be prepared. One security consulting firm said inquiries about what to do have surged after recent workplace tragedies across the United States.

  • New Jersey May 11, 2017

    New Jersey Had Highest Foreclosure Rate in Nation in April: Report

    There were more than 77,000 foreclosures in April, with the highest foreclosure rate happening in New Jersey, which is 26 percent higher than the next-highest state, according to a report released by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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