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November 13, 2018 - 10:00 pm
Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. Pilots say they were not trained in new features of an anti-...
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A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility, with "Long Island" painted on old transfer bridges at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of the Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Amazon announced Tuesday it has selected the Queens neighborhood as one of two sites for its headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 13, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation's largest and most powerful metro areas, announcing Tuesday it had chosen a buzzy New York neighborhood and a suburb of Washington for its new East Coast headquarters. The online shopping giant ended its 14-month-long competition for...
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Amazon.com
November 13, 2018 - 2:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Amazon builds its new Queens headquarters in Long Island City, the development will bring thousands of jobs, new construction, and, apparently, a helipad. Government officials in New York agreed to let the Seattle-based retailer include a helicopter landing pad at the new...
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This Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 photo shows part of an ingredient label, which lists "artificial flavoring," on a packet of candy in New York. In November 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided to give companies two years to purge their products of the six ingredients, described only as “artificial flavors” on packages. The words “artificial flavor” or “natural flavor” refer to any of thousands of ingredients. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
November 13, 2018 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators are giving food companies two years to remove six artificial flavors from their products, even though they say the ingredients are safe in the trace amounts used. The move highlights tension between consumer advocates, who want to know more about what exactly is in...
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November 13, 2018 - 8:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- Celine Dion is working on something so good it might be … illegal? The singer on Tuesday teased a “grand unveiling” of her latest endeavor by posting a clip of herself being taken to the ground and handcuffed by police officers. “It’s OK, it’s OK. I’m Celine Dion,” she says with a...
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November 13, 2018 - 5:45 am
(NEW YORK) -- If Samsung engineers get this right, you may never have to dive into your couch cushions for a lost TV remote again -- because you won't need one. The Sun reports the South Korean tech company is working on TVs you control with your mind. The paper notes Samsung is partnering with a...
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Amazon.com
November 12, 2018 - 10:34 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon's new additional headquarters will be split between New York and Virginia, the Wall Street Journal reported. The company is expected to make the official announcement tomorrow, sources close to the matter told ABC News. Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City in Arlington...
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Uber
November 12, 2018 - 4:43 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Uber announced a new system to identify sexual misconduct on its platform -- introducing 21 categories from staring and leering to non-consensual sexual penetration -- in a step toward transparency with customers and rehabilitating its public image. "You've probably heard 'Do the...
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November 12, 2018 - 3:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 22 this year, which means Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- often thought of as two of the biggest shopping days of the year -- may be even sooner than you realized. For years on Black Friday, retailers have opened their doors before the crack of dawn so that...
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Steve McIntosh
November 12, 2018 - 9:58 am
Tuesday the Wichita City Council will be asked to approve up to 55 million dollars in bonds to pay for more renovation at the Spirit AeroSystems facility in Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News Spirit plans to hire more people and "grow thier footprnt" in Wichita. The mayor also says he is...
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