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October 30, 2017 - 10:58 am
(NEW YORK) -- Get all the treats without the tricks this Halloween! Anyone in the Halloween spirit can scare up some sweet deals and even get some freebies Tuesday. But some customers may have to show up in costume if they want to snag these Halloween deals. Here are some spots with great deals on...
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October 30, 2017 - 10:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- Fashion designer Donna Karan said the comments she made in the immediate aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal that suggested women were "asking for it" by how they dressed were a "huge mistake." "I want to say how sorry I am," Karan said in an exclusive...
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October 30, 2017 - 9:54 am
(NEW YORK) -- Halloween dates back to the Celtic farming festival Samhain. The holiday marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. As the crops died, farmers believed there was a day when spirits could rise from their graves. During Samhain, Celtic people would dress in...
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October 30, 2017 - 6:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- Halloween is poised to be more fang-tastic than ever this year! Over 179 million Americans are planning to participate in Halloween celebrations this year, up 8 million from last year, the National Retail Federation says. Spending for the holiday is expected to reach a whopping $9.1...
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October 29, 2017 - 12:56 pm
(NEW YORK) -- With features like hydrotherapy pools, heated ceramic loungers, and Thai massages, cruise-ship spas take pampering to an almost preposterous level. Just try to read the descriptions below without sighing. If you want to book some tension-melting treatments or spend quality time in a...
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October 27, 2017 - 8:04 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world, and he has the mammoth online retailer he founded to thank for his fortune. Bezos' net worth soared to $90 billion Friday after Amazon's stock went up 12.5 percent, according to data from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and...
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October 27, 2017 - 3:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. auto-safety regulators have launched an investigation after receiving three reports claiming that a steering-wheel fastening bolt became loose in some models of the Ford Fusion, including in at least one case where the wheel allegedly detached completely from the car's steering...
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October 27, 2017 - 3:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Tech earnings pushed the Nasdaq and S&P 500 to new records on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 33.33 (+0.14 percent) to finish at 23,434.19. The Nasdaq jumped 144.49 (+2.20 percent) to close at 6,701.26, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,581.07, up 20.67 (+0.81...
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October 27, 2017 - 6:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you're just waking up, you're too late: The iPhone X sold out within minutes overnight. Friday marked the kickoff for iPhone X preorders, Apple’s much anticipated 10th-anniversary edition of its iPhone. Preorders opened at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time and 3:01 a.m. ET for those Apple...
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