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December 15, 2017 - 6:07 am
(NEW YORK) -- Google released its lists of trends for the most popular search terms, phrases and questions for the year -- and it turns out a whole lot of people are apparently making slime. How to make slime, it turns out, was the No. 1 "how" question people were searching. How to buy bitcoin was...
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December 14, 2017 - 9:01 am
(NEW YORK) -- It seems President Donald Trump would have one less possible 2020 challenger. Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger said Thursday he is extending his contract with the company through 2021. The timing would effectively put off any 2020 presidential run, the subject of speculation for some...
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21st Century Fox
December 14, 2017 - 7:25 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Walt Disney Co. is acquiring 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock, Disney announced on Thursday morning. Fox will spin off and retain some of its properties, including Fox News, but Disney would own Fox's massive film and TV empires. "The acquisition of this stellar...
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December 13, 2017 - 9:27 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Digital assistants are making life more hands-free -- and, possibly, easier. But can you be hands-off when it comes to talking about “the birds and the bees”? In the famously cheeky Christmas issue of the BMJ, four researchers in New Zealand put Siri and Google Assistant to the test,...
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December 13, 2017 - 12:48 pm
(ORLANDO) -- Meet Jeda and Anala, the two tiger cubs recently born at Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, who made their television debut on Good Morning America on Wednesday. The endangered Sumatran tiger cubs, born this August, are the first tigers ever born at Animal...
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December 12, 2017 - 3:51 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A new study of online “tech support” scams shows that millennial’s – not the elderly – may be hardest hit by the widespread frauds, and their victimization may extend far beyond the initial loss of money. Scam artists are using the ploy to plant malware in victims’ computers and steal...
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December 12, 2017 - 1:50 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Todd Carmichael is one of the few chief executives in America to publicly condemn Republicans’ plans to slash the corporate tax rate and rewrite the tax code. Why bash a plan that would be a boon for his shareholders? Carmichael says he’s willing to declare what other executives won’t...
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December 12, 2017 - 10:57 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you love Girl Scout Cookies, but can't stand buying them from pushy co-workers with daughters, or maybe you want an ostensibly healthier alternative, Yoplait has you covered. The yogurt company is releasing a trio of new flavors, based on the Girl Scouts' most popular cookies: Thin...
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