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June 18, 2019 - 12:34 pm
By Sean Hartnett Facebook has launched an ambitious plan to develop its own currency. The social media giant is launching the effort with partners: PayPal, Uber , Spotify, Visa and Mastercard. On Tuesday, Facebook unveiled its digital currency plan, which is believed to be similar to Bitcoin and...
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June 18, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Sean Hartnett British research submarine Boaty McBoatface made a startling discovery during its maiden voyage. The humorously-named submarine uncovered a significant link between Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures. The ship travelled 112 miles, measuring the temperature, saltiness and...
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June 18, 2019 - 8:18 am
Apparently, doing crunches isn’t all it’s cracked up to be! A new survey by Planet Fitness has revealed more Americans prefer a guy with a “dad bod” to a someone with rippling abs. For those that aren’t familiar, a “dad bod” is a slang term for a physique somewhere between a beer belly and a six-...
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April 13, 2019 - 6:00 am
The original Volkswagen Bus was a symbol of the Woodstock generation, and as we close in on this year’s music festival season stretching from the desert polo grounds of Coachella to Bonaroo’s Great Stage Park, VW has a bus for a new generation of festival road trippers. And this one is all electric...
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October 10, 2018 - 5:54 am
Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift won four honors including artist of the year at the fan-voted show on Tuesday in Los...
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September 03, 2018 - 10:10 pm
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast. Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as it moved west-northwest at...
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September 03, 2018 - 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump started his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader, lashing out after criticism from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Trump tweeted Monday that Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "It is easy to see why unions...
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July 25, 2017 - 10:51 am
For years, the Fox News Channel has dominated the world of cable news by consistently attracting an audience larger than CNN and MSNBC combined. There has been a cosmic shift in the ratings, though; and it’s important to understand why. Fox News suffered the setbacks of Megyn Kelly’s exodus from...
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July 05, 2017 - 10:38 am
While America was celebrating its independence by shooting fireworks into the sky, North Korea declared its own type of independence by firing the ultimate rocket into the sky – an ICBM. The successful test of an ICBM was a bold, new testament to North Korea’s Dictator Kim Jung-Un’s resolve to ramp...
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June 15, 2017 - 12:58 pm
On the day that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, (R) LA was shot by a man who expressed hate for President Trump and Republicans, I asked on my radio talk show if this was the tipping point for when America would understand the difference between hating the politics but not hating the person. I...
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