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February 20, 2019 - 7:35 pm
(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia couple who says their home was robbed is looking for the thieves — people who rented the space through Airbnb. The couple rented out one of its properties on Airbnb to four guests for a three-night stay over the weekend, Luke, one of the homeowners, told ABC News on Wednesday...
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February 20, 2019 - 2:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Champagne baths. Weekly manicures. Private planes. Magazine covers. You name it. She has it. And more is likely on the way. We’re talking, of course, about the late Karl Lagerfeld’s very FUR-tunate feline fashionista, Choupette Lagerfeld . As the fashion world reels over the death of...
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February 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Victoria's Secret is bringing back swimwear. The lingerie and lifestyle brand will release a "curated collection" next month after getting rid of swim styles in 2016. The company reportedly discontinued the category at the time to prioritize athleisure and lingerie styles. The move...
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February 20, 2019 - 1:20 pm
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Fold, a smartphone that fits into your pocket but unfolds into the size of a tablet, at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday. "We are fundamentally limited by the size of our devices, until now," Justin Denison, Samsung's senior vice president of...
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FILE- This July 14, 2015, file photo shows the ARC Automotive manufacturing plant in Knoxville, Tenn. Nearly four years ago, the U.S. government’s highway safety agency began investigating air bag inflators made by ARC Automotive of Tennessee when two people were hit by flying shrapnel after crashes. A public records posted by the agency show little progress on the probe, which began in July of 2015 and remains unresolved. (Adam Lau/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)
February 20, 2019 - 12:39 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Nearly four years ago, the U.S. government's highway safety agency began investigating air bag inflators made by ARC Automotive of Tennessee when two people were hit by flying shrapnel after crashes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated that 8 million Fiat...
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February 20, 2019 - 9:15 am
The failing Payless ShoeSource chain will honor gift cards and store credit until March 11 as the company liquidates all operations. The Topeka, Kansas, company, which filed for bankruptcy protection this week, will allow returns and exchanges of non-final sale items through the end of this month...
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February 20, 2019 - 7:07 am
(SAO PAULO) -- Ford is ending its sales of heavy trucks in South America in an effort to make its operations in the region profitable again. The automaker announced on Tuesday production at its São Bernardo do Campo plant in Brazil will cease this year and sales of its Cargo lineup, F-4000 and F-...
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February 19, 2019 - 4:23 pm
(AUSTIN) -- A young Texas boy has raised thousands of dollars to support President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with his hot chocolate stand. Austin resident Shane Stevens posted a Facebook video of his son, Benton, manning his hot chocolate stand in a parking lot next to a gas station on...
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February 19, 2019 - 3:42 pm
(CHARLOTTE) -- A Lyft passenger in North Carolina was taken for a wild ride on Feb. 16 when their driver started reaching speeds above 120 miles per hour. In cell phone video taken by the passenger, who did not want to be identified, the car can be seen traveling at a high speed down the open road...
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February 19, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and is shuttering its remaining stores in North America. The filing on Monday came a day after the shoe chain began holding going-out-of-business sales at its North American stores. The company, based in Topeka, Kansas, updated the...
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