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China promises ‘firm and forceful’ measures in response to new U.S. tariffs
July 11, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — China promised to take “firm and forceful” measures Wednesday in response to the United States’ proposed levy of 10…

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Kylie Jenner on her way to being the youngest self-made billionaire, Forbes says
July 11, 2018

Forbes(NEW YORK) — Kylie Jenner, who made a fortune with her popular cosmetics line, is poised to become the youngest self-made…

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Air Force's $10,000 toilet seat covers now 3-D printed for much less
July 11, 2018

aviation-images.com/UIG via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Following requests for an investigation from Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Air Force has clarified that…

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In a nod to passenger allergies, Southwest Airlines to end its signature, free in-flight peanuts
July 10, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Southwest Airlines, which for years has marketed its free in-flight peanuts as a perk, announced Tuesday that beginning…

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J. Crew is now offering sizes up to 5X
July 10, 2018

J Crew/ Instagram(NEW YORK) — More women than ever are now able to shop at J. Crew. The clothing brand announced…

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TSA finds python hidden in hard drive, stops real-life 'Snakes on a Plane' moment
July 10, 2018

TSA(NEW YORK) — Airport security agents stopped a woman from boarding a plane with a python wrapped in a nylon stocking…

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How blockchain technology extends beyond cryptocurrency
July 9, 2018

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Blockchain technology is the foundation behind Bitcoin, and it was a driving force in the cryptocurrency’s meteoric rise…

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Starbucks to phase out single-use plastic straws for sippy cups, alternatives
July 9, 2018

Starbucks(NEW YORK) — Attention all iced coffee, shaken tea and other cold drink lovers — soon those icy beverages may come…

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New 'Iridescent' cupcake at Walt Disney World will be a hit on Instagram
July 9, 2018

Walt Disney World Resort(ORLANDO, Fla.) — If there’s one thing Disney food fans can’t seem to get enough of, it’s cupcakes….

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Issa Rae on the worst advice she never took
July 9, 2018

Taylor Hill/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — “Insecure” creator and star Issa Rae has forged her own path in Hollywood. Forgoing the conventional…

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