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March 26, 2018 - 4:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Investors appeared to shake their trade war fears on Monday as stocks bounced back from last week's losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 669.40 (+2.84 percent) to finish the session at 24,202.60. The Nasdaq jumped 227.88 (+3.26 percent) to close at 7,220.54, while the S...
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March 26, 2018 - 2:47 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Trade Commission said it is opening an investigation into Facebook after news reports raised "substantial concerns about the privacy practices of Facebook." A statement from Tom Pahl, acting director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, said...
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March 26, 2018 - 12:28 pm
(PARIS) -- Fashion company Louis Vuitton made history Monday when it announced the new artistic director of its menswear collection. "Louis Vuitton is delighted to welcome Virgil Abloh as its new Men’s Artistic Director," the luxury brand tweeted today, marking the first time an African-American...
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March 25, 2018 - 6:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took out ads in multiple newspapers in both the U.S. and the U.K. on Sunday to apologize for the personal data breach of over 50 million people. "We have a responsibility to protect your information." he wrote in the ad. "If we can't, we don't deserve it...
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March 24, 2018 - 4:24 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The former operations director for Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kansas, and the water park itself have been charged with manslaughter in the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy on a water slide. Tyler Austin Miles, 29, was booked into the Wyandotte County Detention Center...
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March 23, 2018 - 3:27 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Elon Musk has deleted his Facebook page as well as the Facebook pages of the companies he founded -- Tesla and SpaceX -- in response to the #DeleteFacebook boycott. The hashtag has been trending in the days since reports emerged that data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica accessed...
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United Airlines
March 23, 2018 - 7:06 am
(DULLES, Va.) -- A United Airlines passenger bumped from a flight walking away with a travel voucher isn't terribly surprising -- except that hers was worth $10,000. For Allison Preiss, a communications director from Washington who began tweeting Thursday morning from Dulles International Airport...
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March 22, 2018 - 6:15 pm
(NEW YORK CITY) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 700 points today amid Wall Street fears of a potential trade war with China sparked by punishing tariffs announced by President Donald Trump. At the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow finished the day down 724...
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