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March 29, 2017 - 16:03 pm
(SAN DIEGO) -- A trial is underway in San Diego involving a lawsuit against Petco after a boy died from a disease contracted from a pet rat bought at Petco. 10-year-old Aiden Pankey died in 2013 from rat bite fever two weeks after his pet rat bit him. In opening statements, attorneys for the Pankey...
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March 29, 2017 - 13:03 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Internet service providers may soon be able to sell your internet history and other sensitive information. The U.S. House and the Senate have both voted in recent days to kill rules that would have forced internet service providers (ISPs) to get consumers’ permission before sharing...
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March 29, 2017 - 13:03 pm
It's finally time to file your taxes. But, you might be wondering if you'll get a tax refund. ABC News Chief Business and Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis says the odds are in your favor. "Last year, 111 million out of 152 million returns resulted in refunds, and the average return in 2015...
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Samsung
March 29, 2017 - 11:03 am
(NEW YORK) — Samsung has introduced its first new phone since its problems with the Note 7. After a “challenging year” of recalls stemming from battery fires on the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung needed a resurrection. According to the company’s mobile chief DJ Koh, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ is it. It’s “a...
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March 29, 2017 - 06:03 am
(NEW YORK) — They can never be forgiven for killing off raw umber. According to the Official Crayola Crayon website , Friday, March 31 is National Crayon Day, but it will also be a funeral. For the first time in its 100-year history, Crayola will retire a color from its 24-count box of crayons...
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March 28, 2017 - 15:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green on Tuesday thanks to new data on consumer confidence, breaking the Dow Jones Industrial Average's eight-day losing streak. The Dow Jones jumped 150.52 (+0.73 percent) to finish at 20,701.50. The Nasdaq gained 34.77 (+0.60 percent) to close at 5,875.14,...
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ABC News
March 28, 2017 - 14:03 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- When President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that initiated a review of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) and unraveled other Obama-era energy orders and memorandums, he did so with the stated intention of creating and protecting jobs. But the verdict is still out whether...
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Jonathan Nissenbaum
March 28, 2017 - 12:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The chance to play the late David Bowie’s piano while enjoying unobstructed views of Central Park in a New York City apartment could be yours for $6.495 million. A three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath apartment once owned by Bowie and his wife, Iman, went on the market on Monday. The...
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Ford Motor Company
March 28, 2017 - 10:03 am
(DEARBORN, Mich.) — Ford is bringing more jobs to Michigan. The automaker announced Tuesday that it will invest $1.2 billion to refurbish three manufacturing facilities there. Auto sales have been flat, but Ford is betting on mid-sized SUVs and pickup trucks. The company says it plans to bring back...
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