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January 12, 2019 - 3:55 pm
(SAN DIEGO) -- In September, 2017, an Ohio woman named Erin Chatterton who never knew her biological parents received a birthday gift from her daughter and husband -- an AncestryDNA kit – and took the test. Last spring, halfway across the country, a San Diego woman named Lisa Webster took one as...
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January 12, 2019 - 9:17 am
(NEW YORK) -- Turns out an Air Force veteran is having just as much trouble funding a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico as President Donald Trump. GoFundMe said on Friday it will refund over $20 million in donations to a campaign started by veteran Brian Kolfage last year after he changed...
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January 12, 2019 - 8:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- Megyn Kelly's rocky tenure at NBC is over. Kelly, a former Fox News host, joined the network in 2017 on a large deal and in three marquee roles. She hosted a daytime talk show, started a Sunday night news show and was to be featured in regular political coverage on the network's news...
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January 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The National Air Traffic Controllers Association is suing the Trump administration on behalf of the thousands of members of their union that have not been paid during the protracted shutdown showdown over border wall funding between the president and congressional Democrats. The...
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January 11, 2019 - 12:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Using its Falcon 9 rocket, SpaceX on Friday launched the final group of next generation communication satellites, known as Iridium NEXT, completing a decade-long project. The 10 satellites, which are part of a 75-piece constellation, were launched at 10:31 a.m. ET from the Vandenberg...
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January 11, 2019 - 5:28 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Friday is payday for many Americans, but not for hundreds of thousands of federal workers affected by the government shutdown. They're missing their first paychecks as Congress and President Donald Trump continue feuding over whether to build a border wall. Friday is day 21 of the...
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January 11, 2019 - 5:05 am
(NEW YORK) -- Parents longing to afford what some consider the holy grail of infant sleepers -- which claims to calm fussy babies so they and their parents can sleep -- can now rent it from the company at a fraction of the price. The SNOO, a smart baby bassinet that hit the market in 2016, is now...
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January 10, 2019 - 9:08 pm
AT&T says it will stop selling all location data from mobile phones to brokers following a report that companies are still selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. Last year, AT&T and other carriers pledged to stop providing location information to data...
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FILE - In this file image from undated video footage run by China's CCTV via AP Video, Muslim trainees work in a garment factory at the Hotan Vocational Education and Training Center in Hotan, Xinjiang, northwest China. A U.S. company that stocks college bookstores with t-shirts and other team apparel cut ties Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp holding targeted members of ethnic minority groups. (CCTV via AP Video, File)
January 10, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A U.S. supplier of T-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores has cut ties with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp holding targeted members of ethnic minority groups. In recent years, authorities in the far west Chinese region of Xinjiang have detained an...
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January 10, 2019 - 1:24 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Fiat-Chrysler could pay more than $800 million in fines and settlements, the administration announced Thursday, after allegations that the automaker used illegal software to circumvent laboratory emissions inspections on 100,000 diesel vehicles. That figure includes $305 million the...
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