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July 31, 2019 - 9:12 am
(NEW YORK) -- Picking the perfect avocado can be tricky, but what if you had an entire grove of the green fruit to choose from? In honor of national avocado day, one company is giving avocado-obsessed consumers a chance to own a grove of their own -- and get one degree of separation closer to Oprah...
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July 31, 2019 - 7:30 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates for the first in 10 years on Wednesday, and the market appears to be shrugging it off. The Federal Open Market Committee is expected to announce a rate cut of 0.25% or 25 basis points -- the first such move since the financial...
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July 30, 2019 - 7:53 pm
(DETROIT) -- Countless people have lost jobs in the manufacturing industry in recent years, and Detroit has borne the brunt of it. A General Motors factory right outside the city is closing for good the day after Tuesday's second 2020 Democratic debate in Detroit. But there's hope: Organizations...
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July 30, 2019 - 5:58 pm
(MIAMI) -- Two Transportation Security Administration officers have been placed on administrative leave after an "offensive display" was discovered in a baggage screening area at Miami International Airport. "TSA does not tolerate racist or offensive behavior and those found responsible will be...
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July 30, 2019 - 1:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Uber laid off one-third of its marketing team — or 400 employees — as the company restructures months after its disappointing initial public offering (IPO). Separately, its rival Lyft reportedly lost a key executive as both companies struggle to answer to investors who want to see a...
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July 29, 2019 - 8:38 pm
(SEATTLE) -- A Seattle-area woman was arrested on Monday morning in connection with a newly-disclosed Capital One data breach that impacted more than 100 million people. Capital One said it identified a security breach on July 19 when an unauthorized source "obtained certain types of personal...
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ABC News
July 29, 2019 - 8:31 pm
(NEW YORK) -- If you’re on Instagram, then chances are you have a friend who’s taken a selfie at Joshua Tree National Park or one of the poppy fields in California, or maybe even atop a cliff overlooking the Colorado River known as Horseshoe Bend. National parks and public lands across the country...
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July 29, 2019 - 2:30 pm
(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, found out she would take on a history-making role for British Vogue via text message. That detail and more are revealed in Meghan's guest editor's letter for British Vogue's September issue , for which she serves as the first-ever guest editor of...
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July 29, 2019 - 2:02 pm
(NEW YORK) -- If you've ever wanted to have a cup of joe at Central Perk, worship "Baywatch" with a best bud in side-by-side Lay-Z-Boy recliners or try to belt out "Smelly Cat," you'll soon be in luck. To celebrate the milestone 25th anniversary of "Friends," a pop-up exhibit called "Friends25"...
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July 27, 2019 - 10:01 am
(NEW YORK) -- Want to get a raise? The answer may be in getting a new job. Americans who switch jobs are getting bigger raises than those who stay with the same company, especially if you're in tech or construction, according to new survey results from the ADP Research Institute . The report's...
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