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Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:46 PM CST

Alibaba Breaks Singles Day Record With Over $38B in Sales

Alibaba Breaks Singles Day Record With Over $38B in Sales

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba set a sales record on Singles Day, the world’s largest 24-hour shopping event. Gross merchandise value (GMV), a figure that shows sales across Alibaba's various shopping...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 01:53 AM CST

Apple Farmers Endure Crop, Profit Losses as Climate Changes

Apple Farmers Endure Crop, Profit Losses as Climate Changes

Climate change is posing an existential threat to the precarious lives of farmers across the country. More intense and frequent weather disasters are wiping out entire harvests, and warmer winters are exposing...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 10:01 AM CST

Deals & Discounts for Veterans Day 2019

Deals & Discounts for Veterans Day 2019

We found great deals offering discounts and sweet deals to our military in honor of Veterans Day.

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 at 08:58 AM CST

Amtrak Policy Change Means You Can't Sue Company

Amtrak Policy Change Means You Can't Sue Company

Planning on riding Amtrak this upcoming holiday season? A little-known policy change now makes it harder for you to sue if something goes wrong. The change in Amtrak's arbitration clause happened earlier...

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at 06:36 PM CST

NY Regulator Vows to Investigate Apple Card for Sex Bias

NY Regulator Vows to Investigate Apple Card for Sex Bias

A New York regulator is investigating Goldman Sachs for possible sex discrimination in the way it sets credit limits. The investigation follows a series of viral tweets by entrepreneur and web developer...

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at 06:26 PM CST

Self-Driving Uber Car That Hit and Killed Woman Did Not Recognize That Pedestrians Jaywalk

Self-Driving Uber Car That Hit and Killed Woman Did Not Recognize That Pedestrians Jaywalk

A self-driving Uber car that struck and killed an Arizona woman was not able to recognize that pedestrians jaywalk, the National Traffic Safety Board revealed in documents released earlier this week. Elaine...

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 09:42 PM CST

AA, SWA Plan to Resume 737 Max Flights in Early March

AA, SWA Plan to Resume 737 Max Flights in Early March

American and Southwest airlines announced plans Friday to resume commercial flights of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in March 2020. Fort Worth-based American said their fleet of 24 Max jets will return to service...

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 04:36 PM CST

Trump Pushes Back on Reports US Will Remove China Tariffs

Trump Pushes Back on Reports US Will Remove China Tariffs

President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed a Chinese official's assertion that his administration has agreed to roll back some of the higher tariffs it's imposed on Chinese goods. The Chinese official said...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 09:21 PM CST

Port of LA Says Trade War Affecting Shipment Volumes

Port of LA Says Trade War Affecting Shipment Volumes

Officials with the Port of Los Angeles said Thursday based on its monthly operations report, the tariffs imposed in the trade war between the United States and China have started to affect its cargo volumes. T...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 02:55 PM CST

Juul Halts Sales of Its Popular Mint Flavor

Juul Halts Sales of Its Popular Mint Flavor

Market leading e-cigarette company Juul is halting sales of its popular mint flavor, the company announced Thursday. Studies published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association found high...

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