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NRA Sues New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

(CNN) - The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against New York governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday. It accuses Cuomo and a state agency of coercing banks and insurance companies to withhold services from the NRA. The company is seeking…

U.S. Postal Service Losses Soar to $1.3 Billion

(CNN) - The U.S. Postal Service didn't have a great first quarter. In fact, losses more than doubled in the first three months of the year; totaling $1.3 billion. The reason; according to the agency is the ongoing decline in…

Starbucks CEO Says Bathrooms are Open to Anyone

(CNN) - Starbucks bathrooms will soon be open to anyone who needs them, not just customers. That's what company chairman Howard Schultz announced on Thursday. He said Starbucks does not want anyone to feel that there is any kind of…

Ford Suspends Production of F-150 Trucks

(CNN) - Ford's F-150 is the automaker's best-selling and most profitable vehicle. But the company temporarily shut down production of the truck after a fire at a supplier's plant in Michigan last week. Ford only has two plants that build…

E-Coli Outbreak:149 Illnesses Across 29 States

San Diego, CA (KSWB) - more cases of e-coli have been linked to contaminated romaine lettuce. Health officials say 28-new cases have been reported in Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota and Texas. The CDC said Wednesday the total number of cases…

Americans Are Drinking Less Budweiser

(CNN) - It seems that Americans aren't drinking as much Budweiser as they once did. Anheuser-Busch Inbev said Wednesday that Budweiser sales fell 1.3% during the first quarter of 2017. Craft beers are popular and cutting into U.S. sales for…

U.S. has Record Number of Job Openings

(CNN) - The U.S. is facing a new problem on the jobs front. At the end of March, there were 6.6 million job openings across the country. That's the most since the government started keeping track of growth in 2000.…

American Detainees in North Korea Returning Home

(CNN) - President Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday that three Americans held prisoner in North Korea have been freed and are on their way back to the U.S. Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak-Song and Kim Sang Duk, who is also…

Mother's Day 2018 Spending to Reach $23-Billion

(CNN) - Mother's Day is just a few days away, and it's adding up to be one of the most expensive on record. According to the National Retail Federation, $23.1 billion will be spent on mothers this holiday. This includes…

Mormon Church, Boy Scouts Parting Ways

(CNN) - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is cutting ties with the Boy Scouts after more than 100 years. The two organizations issued a joint statement Tuesday announcing the split. According to the statement, the Mormon church…

Oil Prices Increase Over U.S.-Iran Deal Fears

(CNN) - Rising oil prices just passed another milestone, jumping above $70 per barrel in Monday morning-s trade in Asia. Oil prices have been climbing partly because of expectations that president Donald Trump will abandon the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,…

Uber's Flying Taxi

Rideshare giant Uber is teaming with NASA to simulate flying taxis in urban areas. Uber is working on a ridesharing network of flying cars to help cut down on road congestion. The space agency is going to conduct simulations to…

Kennedy Center Rescinds Bill Cosby Awards

(CNN) - The Kennedy Center stripped Bill Cosby of several honors. The Kennedy Center announced Monday it was rescinding two awards given to the comedian. The honors were artistic achievement awards. Cosby received the Kennedy Center honors in 1998 and…

George Zimmerman Accused of Criminal Stalking

(CNN) - George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the Trayvon Martin murder trial is now facing charges of stalking. He's accused of threatening and harassing private investigator Dennis Warren in Florida. Warren was hired by a production company working on…

Walmart Tightens Opioid Prescription Policies

(CNN) - Walmart is tightening its Opioid prescription policies. The retail giant is limiting the lengths of such prescriptions and requiring they be filled electronically. The company announced on Monday that within 60 days, it will only fill first-time acute…

Carter's recalls Cardigans

Carter's is recalling more than 100,000 3-piece penguin cardigan sets. The cardigan's toggle button can detach, posing a choking hazard to children. The sets were sold in sizes newborn to 24 months at Carter's stores nationwide, and also at Kohl's,…

Starbucks and Nestle Team Up

Starbucks and Nestle are joining forces in a $1 billion deal to boost their coffee empires around the world. Nestle will pay $7.15 billion dollars for the rights to market and sell Starbucks retail products in grocery stores, restaurants and…

Oliver North to Be NRA's New President

(CNN) - Fox News contributor Oliver North will be the National Rifle Association's new president. North served as the Deputy Director of the National Security Council under former President Ronald Reagan. He's a retired Marine lieutenant colonel and was a…

11 Frat Members Go to Trial In Piazza Hazing Death

Johnstown-Altoona, PA (WTAJ) - A Pennsylvania judge ruled Monday another 11 members of a Penn State fraternity will face trial over the death of a pledge. Each of them faces at least one count of hazing and at least one…

Oil Prices Increase Over U.S.-Iran Deal Fears

(CNN) - Rising oil prices just passed another milestone, jumping above $70 per barrel in Monday morning trade in Asia. Oil prices have been climbing partly because of expectations that president Donald Trump will abandon the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,…

NSA Collected 530 Mil+ Calls, Texts in 2017

(CNN) - The National Security Agency pulled 534 million records of phone calls and text messages from American telecommunications companies last year. That's three times what it looked at in 2016, according to the office of the director of national…

Trump Appoints Dr Oz To Sport, Fitness Council

(CNN) - President Trump announced plans to appoint some new faces to his council on sport, fitness, and nutrition. And some of those picks are raising some eyebrows. One of Trump's picks is doctor Mehmet Oz. He hosts a long-running…

Twitter: All 330M Users Should Change Their Passwords

(CNN) - Twitter is asking its users; all 330 million of them worldwide to change their passwords. The social media giant says it recently discovered a bug that saved user passwords on an internal log without proper encryption. Twitter says…

Volcano Watch Issued in Hawaii

(CNN) - Hawaiian islanders are worried that Kilauea volcano could erupt. A volcano watch has been issued for the region around the volcano, which is one of the world's most active. Since Monday, hundreds of small earthquakes have shaken the…

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