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Uber
November 12, 2018 - 4:43 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Uber announced a new system to identify sexual misconduct on its platform -- introducing 21 categories from staring and leering to non-consensual sexual penetration -- in a step toward transparency with customers and rehabilitating its public image. "You've probably heard 'Do the...
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November 12, 2018 - 3:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 22 this year, which means Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- often thought of as two of the biggest shopping days of the year -- may be even sooner than you realized. For years on Black Friday, retailers have opened their doors before the crack of dawn so that...
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November 12, 2018 - 7:37 am
(NEW YORK) -- "Sixty seconds, name as many pastas as you possibly can." If you ever have an interview with Outdoor Voices founder and CEO Tyler Haney, there’s a good chance she might quiz your pasta knowledge. It's her go-to question. "It's actually the most weird question, but people can run with...
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November 12, 2018 - 6:18 am
(BOSTON) -- The gas company that serves thousands of Massachusetts residents who were displaced from their homes as a result of a string of gas explosions is making sure those customers have a hot meal to gobble up on Thanksgiving Day. Columbia Gas announced Sunday on Twitter that it plans to serve...
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November 10, 2018 - 6:21 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Nov. 11 marks Singles' Day in China, a day when sales have nearly doubled those from Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the U.S. -- combined! So what's next for one of the most popular days in the country? Now that the world’s biggest shopping spree has arrived, the message is clear:...
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November 10, 2018 - 8:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- When former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson complained to then-CEO Roger Ailes about hazing from her male co-workers, he replied with even more harassment, according to a lawsuit she filed. “I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago, and then you’d be...
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WMUR
November 10, 2018 - 7:57 am
(FARMINGTON, N.H. ) -- Authorities in New Hampshire are hopeful a smart speaker will be smart enough to convict a double murderer. Amazon was ordered by a judge on Friday to hand over recordings taken by an Echo device in the Farmington, New Hampshire, home where Christine Sullivan lived with her...
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November 09, 2018 - 2:20 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge says the Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, dealing a setback for the Trump administration and a win for environmental groups. The judge put the pipeline on hold until the State Department...
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November 08, 2018 - 3:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- American Airlines will start allowing passengers with allergies to board planes early, effective Dec. 12. The move comes in response to a complaint filed by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) in Jan. 17. The complaint was filed with the Department of Transportation regarding...
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Google
November 08, 2018 - 1:14 pm
(MOUNTAINVIEW, Calif.) -- A week after a massive walk out of its employees, Google says changing how it handles sexual misconduct cases. In an email to employees Thursday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai apologized for the way the company handled cases of sexual misconduct, and promised change. Google...
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