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June 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Indian auto and tractor maker Mahindra & Mahindra launched Automobili Pininifarina in April 2018, executives were charged with developing a line of extreme performance cars that would establish the nascent carmaker as the world’s newest, sustainable luxury brand. A year later...
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June 15, 2019 - 4:17 pm
(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A black employee at Boeing who says that he has found a noose hanging near his desk, signs near his workspace saying "n-----" and urine covering his desk on separate occasions says his work life remains "degrading" even after he complained to management, he told ABC News...
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June 14, 2019 - 6:35 pm
Gary Burrell, who co-founded GPS device-maker Garmin and helped grow the startup into a global operation, has died. He was 81. Garmin spokeswoman Krista Klaus says he died Wednesday at his home in southern Johnson County from "complications relating to longstanding health issues." He used his...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:30 pm
(BOSTON) -- A Massachusetts man whose real identity is not known was convicted Wednesday of using another person’s identity for more than 40 years, according to federal prosecutors in Massachusetts. The suspect, referred to only as John Doe, is suspected to be a Dominican national, according to a...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A 34-year-old registered sex offender is facing charges that he befriended a 13-year-old girl on social media and then arranged for her to make the 200-mile journey to his home in Nebraska using the a ride-share app. Nicholas Avery was transported and booked at the Sarpy County Jail...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2019, file photo specialist Anthony Rinaldi, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 14. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 14, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell in afternoon trading Friday on Wall Street after a major chipmaker issued a sharp warning about how the U.S.-China trade war is disrupting a key industry. Technology led the broader market lower at the end of an uneven week of trading. Broadcom warned that demand...
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Airbnb
June 14, 2019 - 9:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you've ever dreamed about traveling around the world but figured you'd never have the time or money, your moment has come. Airbnb has announced the ultimate adventure: Around the world in 80 days for about $5,000. The site is celebrating the launch of Airbnb Adventures, previously...
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June 14, 2019 - 6:16 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives recently passed a bill that may complicate retirement planning options for Americans. The House passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 on May 23. If enacted into law, it could be tricky for Americans who are...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:49 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Days after an artist uploaded a digitally manipulated video online appearing to show Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reciting a sinister monologue about “control[ling] the future,” a real-life panel of experts sat before lawmakers on Thursday with a stark message: This is only the...
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June 13, 2019 - 6:01 pm
A Texas-based water park company on Thursday announced an agreement to sell two of its attractions and will also give the buyer the right to acquire its Kansas site where a 10-year-old boy was killed nearly three years ago. Schlitterbahn said in a news release it sold a water park and resort in New...
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