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February 11, 2020 - 5:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- E-cigarettes and vapes have made the headlines amid national concerns about nicotine addiction among young people and health problems linked to black-market products. But among environmental advocates, the increasingly popular products pose another challenge -- how to get rid of them...
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February 11, 2020 - 4:18 am
(DETROIT) -- One restaurant is serving more than soul food this Black History Month. Beans & Cornbread, located in Southfield, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, has revived its popular "shoebox lunches" this February, that include facts about black history on the boxes. "I thought it would be nice...
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February 10, 2020 - 4:51 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A handful of international automakers with crucial production plants in China have announced they will be returning to work within the next few weeks, as the death toll and the number of new cases from the novel coronavirus continue to soar. General Motors said it expects to resume...
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February 10, 2020 - 10:49 am
(NEW YORK) -- Food prices are soaring more than 20% in China amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, according to government statistics released Monday. China's consumer price index (CPI) spiked 5.4% compared to this time last year, the country's state-run media organization Xinhua reported,...
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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2010 file photo shows the headquarters of the Simon Property Group in downtown Indianapolis. The Simon Property Group will buy mall operator Taubman Realty in a deal valued at around $3.6 billion as those properties continue to struggle along with their retail tenants. Simon Property Group Inc. said Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, that its operating partnership, Simon Property Group, LP, will buy all of Taubman stock for $52.50 per share. (Danese Kenon/The Indianapolis Star via AP, File)
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February 10, 2020 - 9:58 am
The Simon Property Group will buy mall operator Taubman Realty in a deal valued at around $3.6 billion as those properties continue to struggle along with their retail tenants. Simon Property Group Inc. is the nation's largest mall operator. It said Monday that its operating partnership, Simon...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, people crowd at the LG stand during the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain. Sony and Amazon are the latest companies to pull out of a major European technology show over virus fears.Sony said Monday it’s scrapping its appearance at Mobile World Congress, the world’s biggest mobile industry trade fair, in Barcelona, Spain later this month. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
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February 10, 2020 - 7:48 am
LONDON (AP) — Two big Japanese companies are the latest to pull out of a major European technology show due to fears over the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Electronics manufacturer Sony and mobile phone carrier NTT DoCoMo said Monday they're scrapping their appearances at Mobile World Congress,...
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February 10, 2020 - 5:42 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you feel like you're running yourself ragged but aren't making headway, you're not alone. The U.S. is experiencing one of the longest-running bull markets in its history, yet 40% of Americans recently said that they couldn't cover an unexpected $400 expense. Even as the White House...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2019, file photo, Gory Rodriguez, of Starbucks, right, interviews a job applicant during a job fair at Dolphin Mall in Miami. The January U.S. jobs report on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, may provide timely evidence of the U.S. economy's enduring health. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
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February 07, 2020 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring jumped last month, and many more people were encouraged to look for work, showing that the economy remains robust despite threats from China’s viral outbreak, an ongoing trade war and struggles at Boeing. The strong job growth gives President Donald Trump more evidence...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, Jim Farley, Jr. executive vice president and president of Global Markets of the Ford Motor Company, is shown in this photo during New York International Auto Show. Ford is shaking up its management after a poor fourth-quarter financial performance and the botched launch of the Explorer SUV. A person briefed on the matter says that automotive President Joe Hinrichs will retire from the company. Farley, president of new business and strategy, will become chief operating officer. The person didn't want to be identified because the moves haven't been formally announced. Ford has scheduled a conference call with reporters for later Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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February 07, 2020 - 11:43 am
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is shaking up its management after a poor fourth-quarter financial performance and the botched launch of the Explorer SUV. The Dearborn, Michigan, company says that automotive President Joe Hinrichs will retire effective March 1. Jim Farley, president of new business and...
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February 07, 2020 - 10:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- For anyone whose heart has been charred by an old flame, Burger King has the perfect gift this Valentine's Day. The fast food restaurant chain announced a new partnership on Thursday with Warner Bros. Pictures and Birds of Prey supervillain Harley Quinn that will give diners a chance...
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