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September 06, 2019 - 7:31 am
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 130,000 jobs to their payrolls in August, the Labor Department reported Friday morning, falling short of economists' expectations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said most of the job gains last month were in federal government (28,000) given the temporary hiring...
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September 06, 2019 - 5:59 am
(NEW YORK) -- Designer eyewear brand Etnia Barcelona just launched a campaign that we can all get behind. The campaign, titled “I’MPERFECT,” challenges stereotypes by featuring models from around the world who, according to the brand, represent “unconventional” beauty. "Etnia Barcelona wants to...
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September 05, 2019 - 5:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Three major companies on Thursday joined a growing list of businesses asking customers not to openly carry firearms into their stores. CVS, Walgreens and Wegmans Food Markets were the latest companies to make the request in the wake of numerous mass shootings in the U.S. In CVS’s...
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September 05, 2019 - 4:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The new trend of plant-based food products has a new addition: shrimp. Tyson Foods announced its investment in New Wave Foods, which focuses on producing plant-based shellfish, and plans to have a shrimp alternative ready for foodservice operators in early 2020, according to a press...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:23 pm
(DALLAS) -- AT&T Business has named longtime employee Anne Chow CEO, making her the first woman to hold that position. Chow, who's been with AT&T Business for nearly 30 years, was one of the first Asian American officers at the company and is now the highest ranking Asian American at AT...
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September 05, 2019 - 10:58 am
(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Your Facebook friends now have the potential to become more than just friends. F acebook Dating launched in the U.S. on Thursday and gives users the chance to "make it easier to find love through what you like," including interests, events and groups, according to a press...
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September 05, 2019 - 8:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- While one might not necessarily think that ice cream and criminal justice reform go together, like, well, vanilla and chocolate, most ice cream companies aren't Ben & Jerry's. Its eponymous creators Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield have just launched Justice Remix'd, an ice cream...
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September 05, 2019 - 7:56 am
(NEW YORK) -- Due to a lack of resources, teachers across America say they are dipping into their personal funds in order to supply their own classroom needs. While some are reaching straight into their pockets, others crowdfund in hopes to fulfill these back-to-school necessities. Courtney Jones,...
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September 04, 2019 - 8:23 pm
(MILLVILLE, N.J.) -- They were in search of love online – instead, they were scammed out of $2 million. A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday for defrauding more than 30 victims after wooing them on internet dating sites. Rubbin Sarpong, 35, of Millville, New Jersey has been charged with one...
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September 04, 2019 - 7:26 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Last December, a woman named Kim was out celebrating a friend's graduation from nursing school and her own 25th birthday. She called a Lyft to ensure "a responsible and safe way home." Instead, she said she was assaulted by her driver. The driver would eventually be convicted of...
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