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January 16, 2019 - 5:58 am
(DETROIT) -- Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG are formally teaming up to develop and invest in electric vehicles, self-driving technology and mobility services, the automakers announced Tuesday from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. As part of this global alliance, Ford and...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:54 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Since the end of Prohibition, the sale of alcohol in the United States has been regulated almost exclusively by state and local governments. But when do those regulations go too far? The Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider whether strict residency requirements for retailers of...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:54 am
(NEW YORK) -- It's about to cost you more to get your Stranger Things fix. Netflix is implementing the biggest subscription increase since the video streaming service launched 12 years ago, raising its U.S. prices by 13 to 18 percent, according to Deadline. The price hikes will take effect...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- Want to do your part to help out a furloughed federal worker during the government shutdown? How about buying them a beer? PayItFurloughed.com is making it happen. All you've got to do is make a donation to the cause via the website. PayItFurloughed in turn uses your donation to fund...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:17 am
(NEW YORK) -- Four weeks into the partial government shutdown, unpaid federal workers and contractors have started selling personal property, creating small businesses and spending more time with old friends. Working for the Coast Guard was always Albert Waterford Jr.'s dream job. The disabled...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- Burger King, home of the Whopper, has joined a growing list of U.S. companies that have roasted President Donald Trump via social media. After Trump offered up a fast-food feast to Clemson University's championship football team at the White House, the president bragged on Twitter...
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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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