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February 07, 2020 - 7:48 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. economy added a higher-than-expected 225,000 jobs in January, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday. The unemployment rate rose by a fraction of a percentage point to 3.6%, above the former 50-year low of 3.5%. Notable job gains...
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BBB warning Kansans about online dating scams
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February 07, 2020 - 5:10 am
BBB received more than 1,100 complaints about dating services last year. Many concerned billing and collection issues. Poor customer service, refund issues, advertising or sales practices also prompt complaints. Often, customers complain that it is difficult to cancel the service because it is...
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February 06, 2020 - 1:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — Boeing has found a new problem with changes it is making to software on the 737 Max, but the company says the issue will not further delay the grounded plane’s return to flight. The head of the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, discussed the issue Thursday with...
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February 06, 2020 - 12:31 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's top law enforcement officials convened at a Washington conference Thursday morning to raise alarm over the Chinese government's operations targeting the U.S., with Attorney General Bill Barr issuing a dire warning regarding China's recent moves to expand its 5G high-...
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People wearing face masks walk past a fashion shop in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Ten more people were sickened with a new virus aboard one of two quarantined cruise ships with some 5,400 passengers and crew aboard, health officials in Japan said Thursday, as China reported 73 more deaths and announced that the first group of patients were expected to start taking a new antiviral drug. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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February 06, 2020 - 12:03 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Airlines are extending their suspension of flights to mainland China, while more retailers are putting an estimate on the economic damage they expect to incur from the virus outbreak in China. Here is a look at the latest developments on how the virus is affecting global business:...
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February 06, 2020 - 9:35 am
(ST. LOUIS) -- A beloved St. Louis philanthropist and life board member at the Opera Theater left the company a "transformative" gift in the wake of her death. Phyllis Brissenden, who died on Dec. 17, 2019, "bequeathed the company a transformative endowment gift, estimated at $45 million," the...
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February 06, 2020 - 8:12 am
(NEW YORK) -- An open letter signed by more than 100 models is urging Victoria's Secret to take action to end abuse and harassment within the company. The letter, which was written by the Model Alliance and addressed to Victoria's Secret's CEO John Mehas, comes in the wake of a New York Times...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter reports earnings Thursday, Oct. 25. Twitter reported Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 that its fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million from $255 million in the same period a year earlier but the number of daily users rose. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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February 06, 2020 - 6:58 am
Twitter reported Thursday that profit fell in the latest quarter even as growth in revenue and user numbers exceeded forecasts. The San Francisco-based tech company said that fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $119 million, 15 cents per share. That's down from $255 million, or 33 cents, in the...
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February 06, 2020 - 6:34 am
(NEW YORK) -- Barnes & Noble backtracked Wednesday on a controversial Black History Month promotion that would have re-released classic books, such as The Wizard of Oz and Frankenstein , with new covers featuring black depictions of characters from the novels. The Diverse Editions was slated to...
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February 06, 2020 - 6:30 am
(NEW YORK) -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased his Twitter followers on Wednesday with a poll asking them if they want a Gigafactory built in Texas. With results still rolling in, a majority of respondents indicated "Hell yeah" over "Nope" in Musk's unexpected poll. Giga Texas? — Elon Musk (@elonmusk)...
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