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December 03, 2017 - 10:17 am
(NEW YORK) -- Some people will only fly first or business class -- and good for them. But the rest of us should strive to be flexible flyers, according to FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney. There are three tried-and-true methods of cutting costs through flexibility, and they work year-round. 1. Never fly...
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December 02, 2017 - 7:12 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Matt Lauer will not receive a payout for the rest of his million-dollar contract, an NBC News spokesperson confirmed to ABC News on Saturday. The disgraced former "Today" show anchor was fired after a colleague accused him of "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace," the...
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December 02, 2017 - 4:29 pm
(WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- Many stories involving alcohol have a tragic ending, but for Alex Bowen of West Columbia, South Carolina, a drunken escapade that went viral ended with some hilarious selfies as he cooked his own meal at Waffle House. On his way home after a few drinks with friends early...
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Macy's
December 02, 2017 - 1:56 pm
(NEW YORK) -- After a strong start to the holiday season, Macy’s plans to hire an additional 7,000 seasonal workers. Most of the positions will be part-time. The store associates are expected to help customers on the selling floor and work in store operations positions, including fulfilling online...
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December 01, 2017 - 4:33 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A roller coaster day on Wall Street as stocks fell sharply amid news of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's guilty plea to lying for the FBI today, but rebounding as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the GOP had enough votes to pass a tax reform bill. Early in...
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December 01, 2017 - 2:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- At least two major airlines will ban baggage with built-in battery chargers later this month. In a Friday press release , American Airlines laid out a policy change that will go into effect on January 15, 2018. Under the new policy, travelers using smart luggage will be required to "...
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Macy's
December 01, 2017 - 2:29 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Macy's plans to hire 7,000 seasonal employees for the holiday season, the company announced Friday. The company touted its sales figures for the beginning of the holiday season, with its Chief Stores Officer John Harper saying the "strong traffic" led the company to add associates "to...
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