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Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 11:15 PM EDT

Russian Oligarch Loaned $10M to Manafort Business: Docs

Russian Oligarch Loaned $10M to Manafort Business: Docs

A search warrant application unsealed Wednesday revealed new links between one-time Trump presidential campaign manager Paul Manafort and a Russian oligarch with close ties to the Kremlin. In an affidavit...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 03:16 PM EDT

Lexus Recalls Cars to Fix Fuel Leaks That Can Cause Fires

Lexus Recalls Cars to Fix Fuel Leaks That Can Cause Fires

Toyota's Lexus luxury brand is recalling about 121,000 cars worldwide because of fuel leaks in the engine that can cause fires. The recall covers certain 2006 through 2013 IS350 cars, as well as the 2010...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 09:01 PM EDT

Stocks Skid as Trade Worries Spread to Technology Companies

Stocks Skid as Trade Worries Spread to Technology Companies

Wall Street's jitters over escalating trade tensions spread to the technology sector Monday, sending stocks tumbling. The Dow Jones industrial average fell for the ninth time in 10 days, and broader gauges also...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 01:56 PM EDT

Party City to Open Toy City Pop-Ups After Toys R Us Demise

Party City to Open Toy City Pop-Ups After Toys R Us Demise

Party City will open about 50 Toy City pop-up stores later this year that will run through the holiday season, the company said in a statement, according to CNBC. They hope to fill a gap left by Toys R Us,...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 03:01 AM EDT

Corporate America Increasingly Avoids Gun-Industry Business

Corporate America Increasingly Avoids Gun-Industry Business

With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 12:01 PM EDT

Water Balloon Slingshots Top List of Unsafe Summer Toys

Water Balloon Slingshots Top List of Unsafe Summer Toys

A Boston-based consumer watchdog group has warned of the dangers to children of water balloon slingshots, lawn darts and other summer toys. Those playthings top a list of 10 questionable toys issued Thursday by...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 11:29 PM EDT

Instagram Unveils New Long-Form Video Service

Instagram Unveils New Long-Form Video Service

Facebook's Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube. The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram's video time...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 02:38 PM EDT

AMC Now Offering Three Weekly Movies for One Monthly Fee

AMC Now Offering Three Weekly Movies for One Monthly Fee

About a year after expressing a desire to opt-out of movie subscription service MoviePass, AMC Theatres announced plans Wednesday for a comparable program that will allow customers to see up to three movies per...

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 06:42 AM EDT

Banking by Smart Speaker Is Here, Along With Security Issues

Banking by Smart Speaker Is Here, Along With Security Issues

Hey Alexa, what's my bank account balance? Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Google's Assistant — in a way that will...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 11:21 PM EDT

Starbucks to Accelerate Store Closings Next Year

Starbucks to Accelerate Store Closings Next Year

Starbucks says it will accelerate its store closings in the U.S. next year as it tries to boost sluggish sales. The Seattle-based company announced Tuesday that it will close 150 underperforming stores in...

 

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