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December 17, 2018 - 8:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Christmas is just over a week away -- and if you want to make sure your packages and cards get to their destinations on time, you better act fast. The deadline for FedEx ground and home delivery is Monday. Michael Murphy, a senior operations manager at a FedEx facility in Chicago,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, people walk by Google offices in New York. Google is spending more than $1 billion to expand operations in New York City. Ruth Porat, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Google and Alphabet, said in a blog post Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, that Google is creating a more than 1.7 million square-foot campus that includes lease agreements along the Hudson River in lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 17, 2018 - 7:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Google is rolling out a major expansion in New York City, spending more than $1 billion on a new campus along the Hudson River that will allow it to double the number of people it already employs here. The internet search giant will fashion a campus exceeding 1.7 million square feet...
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December 17, 2018 - 6:53 am
(NEW YORK) -- Google is investing over $1 billion to establish a new campus in New York City, the company announced in a blog post Monday. The 1.7 million square-foot campus in Manhattan, named Google Hudson Square, will comprise of two buildings on Hudson Street and another building on Washington...
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December 16, 2018 - 4:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Colin Kroll, the co-founder and CEO of the HQ Trivia app, has died, a spokesperson for the company he founded confirmed to ABC News on Sunday. "We learned today of the passing of our friend and founder, Colin Kroll, and it's with deep sadness that we say goodbye," the spokesperson...
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December 16, 2018 - 7:22 am
(NEW YORK) -- Luxury Italian fashion house Prada announced that it will pull certain accessories from stock following accusations that the merchandise perpetuates blackface imagery. Chinyere Ezie, a New York-based civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, said she spotted the "shocking"...
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December 15, 2018 - 4:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Luxury Italian fashion house Prada announced that it will pull certain accessories from stock following accusations that the merchandise perpetuates blackface imagery. Chinyere Ezie, a New York-based civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, said she spotted the "shocking"...
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December 14, 2018 - 7:57 pm
The resumption of soybean sales to China is encouraging to American farmers who've seen the value of their crop plummet amid a trade war with the world's second-largest economy. But producers see it only as a small step toward normalcy as they continue monitoring the unsettled trade relations...
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December 14, 2018 - 7:09 pm
The federal government has filed a lawsuit alleging it was overcharged for shipping in a case first brought by a whistleblower. The complaint in federal court in Buffalo accuses YRC Freight, Roadway Express and Yellow Transportation of knowingly overcharging the Defense Department by submitting...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, the container ship Maersk Emerald is unloaded at the Port of Oakland, Calif. China has announced a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
December 14, 2018 - 6:28 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. The suspension is China's first step in response to President Donald Trump's Dec. 1...
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December 14, 2018 - 4:29 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Carnival Cruise Line is planning to unveil what it calls the "first-ever roller coaster at sea" in 2020. The cruise line plans to feature "BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster" on board the ship Mardi Gras when it launches in two years. The 800-foot, all-electric coaster will travel up to about...
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