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January 15, 2021 - 12:37 pm
Kansas to pay out extra unemployment benefit
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January 15, 2021 - 12:08 pm
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- There was something satisfying about sipping the last sweet, cereal-infused milk at the bottom of the bowl and now Nestle has come up with a new flavor to flood your fridge with that nostalgic taste. Nestle has announced it's new Cinnamon Toast Crunch-...
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January 15, 2021 - 8:41 am
BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — PepsiCo has announced a new climate plan that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 40% by 2030 - a doubling of the company’s previous climate initiative - while also pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040. The food and drink giant...
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January 15, 2021 - 5:55 am
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (ANAHEIM, Calif.) -- Nearly a year after closing its doors to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic, Disneyland Resort is discontinuing its annual passholder program for its California theme parks. The announcement was provided in a letter from Disneyland...
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January 15, 2021 - 5:46 am
By SOO RIN KIM and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The pullback of political giving by some of the country's most prominent companies -- a move triggered by the siege on the United States Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters -- unevenly affects Republicans, but is unlikely...
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January 15, 2021 - 5:28 am
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Yelp has expanded features prompted by COVID-19 to allow users to input their own feedback about the safety measures at restaurants , bars and other local businesses. "Starting today, Yelp will display if users observed, or did not observe, the enforcement...
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January 14, 2021 - 11:02 am
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Twitter's chief executive Jack Dorsey stood by the decision to ban President Donald Trump from the platform in a wide-ranging thread, but admitted that the action sets a "dangerous" precedent. "I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @...
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January 14, 2021 - 9:37 am
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Plant-based foods are rolling right along into 2021 and Taco Bell has teamed up with one of the leaders in the non-meat category, crafted a new, customizable menu of vegetarian options, and is bringing back a widely requested fan favorite ingredient. Taco...
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January 14, 2021 - 8:35 am
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- "Shopping while black" is a phrase used to refer to biased treatment Black shoppers often face in retail stores like falsely being accused of theft or being shadowed by secuity guards. Now, makeup brand Sephora is using its platform to counter...
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January 14, 2021 - 8:02 am
By ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A total of 965,000 workers filed jobless claims last week, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday, an increase of 181,000 from the prior week. The Labor Department also said that more than 18 million people were still receiving some form of unemployment benefits...
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