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Gillette via AP
January 15, 2019 - 8:37 pm
A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling for a boycott. But Gillette says it doesn't mind sparking a discussion. Since it debuted Monday, the Internet-only ad has garnered nearly 19 million...
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January 15, 2019 - 10:45 am
(NEW YORK) -- Gillette has been known for the past 30 years as a brand for men with the tagline, “The best a man can get.” Now the shaving company, owned by Procter & Gamble, is calling on men to be better in a new ad that has already provoked controversy. The ad, released Monday on social...
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Ford Motor
January 15, 2019 - 6:42 am
(DETROIT) -- European supercars, you've met your match. Ford Motor on Monday debuted its new 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 sports car -- the fastest and most advanced street-legal vehicle ever produced by the Dearborn, Michigan, automaker. The hand-built, 5.2-liter aluminum alloy supercharged V8 engine...
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January 15, 2019 - 5:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- Food banks around the country near military bases or in cities with a lot of federal government employees have been stepping up to help the furloughed or unpaid workers during the government shutdown. Over the weekend in Washington, a local food bank said 2,200 furloughed federal...
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January 15, 2019 - 4:22 am
(DETROIT) -- Get behind the wheel of a new car and you'll be amazed at the suite of safety features available. Blind spot detection. Rear-view cameras. Automatic emergency braking. Lane departure warning. These driver-assist technologies are proliferating as cars become increasingly sophisticated...
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AP Photo/Richard Drew
January 14, 2019 - 8:32 pm
The nation's largest utility said Monday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because it faces at least $30 billion in potential damages from lawsuits over the catastrophic wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018 that killed scores of people and destroyed thousands of homes. The move by Pacific...
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January 14, 2019 - 4:55 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Transportation Security Administration officials are closing more security lanes amid increased callouts from officers not being paid during the government shutdown. The absence rate at TSA on Monday is 7.6 percent, up from 3.2 percent on the same day last year, according to TSA...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- As concerns about the possible impacts of the government shutdown on airport screening grow, a passenger got a gun through the country's busiest airport and onto an international flight in his carry-on bag, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The passenger...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2010, file photo, the Gannett Co.headquarters sign stands in McLean, Va. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media, is preparing to bid for newspaper publisher Gannett Co. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
January 14, 2019 - 11:12 am
DENVER (AP) — The publisher of USA Today has received a $1.36 billion buyout bid from a media group with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and slashing jobs. MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media, said in a letter to Gannett Co. Monday that its leadership team has failed...
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Reid Bigland, head of the Ram brand, stands before media and in front of the Ram 1500 pickup truck, after it was awarded the 2019 North American Truck of the Year at the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
January 14, 2019 - 11:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai scored two out of three wins on Monday in the North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards, as the Detroit auto show's press previews officially got underway. The Hyundai Genesis G70 and Hyundai Kona took the car and utility awards, respectively,...
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