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Shots fired: U.S.-China trade war begins
July 6, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) — After months of threats from President Donald Trump, at 12:01 a.m. Friday a trade war between the world’s two…

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Facebook blocks, then restores Declaration of Independence post
July 5, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A newspaper serially publishing the Declaration of Independence on social media this week got an unexpected surprise: Facebook had…

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Company fires manager over heartless response to worker saying her son is on life support
July 4, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Text messages are notorious for misconstruing tone, but a recent exchange led to one person losing her job….

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Delta's new Boeing 777 features broadest seats of any wide-body U.S. airliner
July 3, 2018

Delta Air Lines(NEW YORK) — Some economy-class travelers flying on Delta Air Lines’ refurbished Boeing 777s soon will have a bit…

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A wallet lost in 1970 just turned up, as an amazing 1970 time capsule
July 3, 2018

ABC News(GRESHAM, Ore.) — A wallet lost in 1970 at a high school turned up during a building demolition at the…

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Seattle authorities luring homeless off the streets with plane tickets, rent payments
July 3, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — It’s been almost three months since homeless tents began to crop up on the streets surrounding Seattle’s famous Space…

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Secret Service warns of gas pump card skimmers as July 4 travel hits
July 3, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW  YORK) —  As Fourth of July travel heats up, the U.S. Secret Service is warning motorists, businesses and police of…

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Trump administration ramps up pressure on Iran's economy
July 2, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is claiming some early success in its quest to cripple Iran with sanctions in order to…

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Harvey Weinstein could face life sentence for new alleged sex crimes
July 2, 2018

Kevin Hagen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Manhattan grand jury has returned a superseding indictment that charges disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein…

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Lawsuit charges Halo Top ice cream is cheating customers
July 1, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s marketed as a “guilt-free” pleasure, but a lawsuit charges Halo Top low-calorie ice cream is guilty of…

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