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December 18, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Federal regulators have proposed fining Kansas' only nuclear power plant $232,000 over what regulators say was retaliation against an employee reporting a possible safety issue. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Tuesday that it found the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp. violated federal...
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December 18, 2018 - 7:14 pm
Lawmakers are likely to face renewed debate in the next legislative session about how or whether to hold oil and gas companies accountable for property damage caused by earthquakes in Kansas. Earthquakes have increased in Kansas since 2013 when fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, became more common...
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December 18, 2018 - 4:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Facebook announced its latest privacy-related blunder last Friday, one detail alarmed users: third-party apps could have accessed photos that were never even posted. "The bug also impacted photos that people uploaded to Facebook but chose not to post," Tomer Bar, an engineering...
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December 18, 2018 - 10:13 am
(NEW YORK) -- President Trump’s embattled charitable foundation has agreed to dissolve itself under judicial supervision as part of a lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood. The Trump Foundation had previously sought to dissolve on its own terms but has now signed a...
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December 18, 2018 - 9:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Former Fresh Prince of Bel'Air star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators behind the hit games Fortnite and NBA 2K because he believes they ripped off the likeness to his famed "Carlton" dance from his iconic 90's sitcom. Ribeiro, 47, filed suit Monday in California District Court...
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December 18, 2018 - 8:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you've been putting off Christmas shopping until the last minute, now is the time to act, especially if you want your online orders to arrive on time. With Christmas officially a week away, Amazon has extended its last day for free shipping to Wednesday. Amazon Prime members,...
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December 18, 2018 - 5:49 am
(NEW YORK) -- Christmas is just one week away, and if you don’t have gifts purchased for everyone on your list, have no fear. This could be the perfect time, and perfect excuse, to jump on the latest trend and give an experience as a gift. Not only will you surprise your loved ones by giving an...
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December 17, 2018 - 10:20 pm
Asian stocks fell on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street as traders braced for an interest rate hike by Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE : Japan's Nikkei 225 index was 1.2 percent lower at 21,242.66 and the Kospi in South Korea dropped less than 0.1 percent to 2,070.54. Hong Kong's Hang Seng...
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December 17, 2018 - 8:53 pm
(NEW YORK) -- CBS has decided to deny former CEO Leslie Moonves a $120 million payout after an investigation found there were "grounds to terminate for cause," according to a statement from the network. Moonves was eyeing the massive payout -- the amount the company put aside into a trust for his...
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December 17, 2018 - 3:24 pm
(NEW YORK) -- @TheUPSStore, the official Twitter account for retail locations of the shipping company, may have set some sort of bleak record for the most Grinch GIF (pronounced “jif”) replies after tweeting out what some users thought deserved a big lump of coal. “If your child addresses a letter...
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