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August 21, 2019 - 9:30 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is walking back his comments on implementing a payroll tax cut after stating that it's something he's been "thinking about" as a way to save the U.S. economy, which he described as doing "phenomenally well" from falling into a recession. "I'm not looking at a...
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August 21, 2019 - 10:27 am
(CHICAGO) -- An Illinois teenager is suing e-cigarette maker Juul and tobacco giant Philip Morris claiming the companies use illegal and deceptive marketing to prey on young people. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Illinois on Monday, is based on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt...
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August 21, 2019 - 10:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Millie Bobby Brown is launching her own vegan makeup line called Florence by Mills. The Stranger Things star announced the new line by posting a video about it on Instagram . "Every young person deserves to have a good start with their skin. I want it to be vegan, clean, cruelty-free...
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August 21, 2019 - 5:06 am
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- If you’re looking to buy a small plastic water bottle when you go to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), you’re out of luck. A ban on the sale of plastic water bottles under 1 liter went into effect Tuesday, according to ABC San Francisco affiliate KGO-TV, but travelers...
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August 20, 2019 - 9:59 pm
Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One asked a judge Tuesday to release her from federal custody, saying that for her to remain jailed with men is a serious threat to her mental health. Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by...
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August 20, 2019 - 3:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It wasn't quite "Snakes on a Plane." A 15-inch thin, black snake with a yellow band around its neck was discovered Monday night on the floor of a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport by a "youngster," according to the...
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August 20, 2019 - 12:50 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Even as President Donald Trump insists the U.S. economy is “the best in the world,” he is also weighing pursuing another round of tax cuts amid concerns about a possible looming recession. "He's looking at at tax cuts again, we think that spurs on the economic expansion," White...
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August 20, 2019 - 9:20 am
(CHICAGO) -- A dime doesn’t buy much these days, but this rare dime that recently sold at auction cost a pretty penny. The 1894-S Barber dime is considered among the rarest and most coveted coins in the country -- only nine are known to exist -- according to auction house Stack’s Bowers Galleries,...
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Caitlin Boston
August 20, 2019 - 8:56 am
(NEW YORK) -- A 35-year-old who paid off more than $222,000 in debt accumulated through student loans shared how she pulled it off in a celebration video that has since gone viral. Caitlin Boston donned a purple spandex bodysuit and a Korean wedding crown and danced to Lizzo's "Good As Hell" in the...
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August 20, 2019 - 8:28 am
(NEW YORK) -- It's the fast-food food face-off we've all been waiting for, and people are watching to see which chicken sandwich will reign supreme. In one corner, we have chicken sandwich veteran Chick-fil-A, whose longtime slogan boasts, "We didn't invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich."...
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