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May 17, 2019 - 9:53 am
(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 their son's death was a result of brain damage suffered due to years of playing...
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May 17, 2019 - 9:45 am
(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. The Royal Household has posted a job for a digital communications officer, a job that requires "...
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May 17, 2019 - 8:43 am
(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 the U.K., who said, "We love you anyway" to the employee who mistakenly...
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May 17, 2019 - 5:12 am
(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 owns Mandalay Bay, from which Stephen Paddock fired on a crowd of thousands, said in a...
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May 16, 2019 - 3:18 pm
(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 outside of the classroom – in an effort to increase diversity...
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May 16, 2019 - 8:36 am
(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 companies by their revenue in the 2018 fiscal year. "FORTUNE 500 companies...
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May 16, 2019 - 8:31 am
(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 the popular fast food chain will feature "Bell" hops, fire sauce packet-shaped...
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May 16, 2019 - 6:13 am
(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’ policy to [Facebook] Live, in connection with a broader range of...
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May 16, 2019 - 6:13 am
(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 woman who helped hundreds of slaves escape to freedom via the "...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:28 pm
(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., demanding that a...
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