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Uber most expensive service for biz travelers

(CNN) - Uber has surpassed Starbucks as the most common expense among business travelers That's according to a new study from travel and expense software provider certify. The company analyzed 40 million expenses from one million business travelers. Uber accounted…

Cards Against Humanity wants Obama to be CEO

(CNN) - It calls itself "the number-one best-selling party game" and now it wants to hire a CEO. Cards Against Humanity could be described as a filthy version of Apple to Apples and the people behind it want someone particular…

Sales of 1984 novel soar after Trump claims

(CNN) - It's not completely clear why... But the demand for George Orwell's novel "1984" has been skyrocketing. The book became the top seller on Amazon's computer-generated list Tuesday night and this morning. Other books with similar themes are also…

Erin Andrews reveals cervical cancer surgery

(CNN) - Fox sports reporter Erin Andrews revealed to Sports Illustrated's mmqb.com she battled cervical cancer late last year. The diagnosis came several months after she won a civil trial against a stalker for invading her privacy. She said after…

Bank robber says rather be in jail that with wife

(CNN) - A 70-year-old Kansas man says he robbed a bank last year because he'd rather be in jail than live with his wife. Lawrence ripple pleaded guilty Monday to robbing a bank in Kansas City, Kansas, last September. Authorities…

Citi mortgage units fined $28.8 million

(CNN) - Two mortgage units of banking giant Citi are being fined a combined $28.8 million. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered the fines, saying the businesses gave "the runaround" to cash-strapped homeowners facing foreclosure. It said, "Consumers were kept…

Olive Garden unveils all-you-can-eat deal

(WRTV) - Olive Garden has unveiled another all-you-can-eat deal. This time, the restaurant chain is offering customers unlimited pasta in one sitting for as little at $11.99. Diners can choose one of five entrees, as well as all the soup,…

NASA: Saturn moon looks like eyeball/death star

(CNN) - Star Wars fans, this one a no-brainer for you. Some fans of the franchise say this real-life moon reminds them of the death star. But the picture actually shows Tethys, a moon orbiting around Saturn. The giant circle…

Dippin Dots CEO to Sean Spicer "Let's be friends"

(CNN) - Dippin' Dots CEO  Scott Fischer is trying to sweet-talk White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Fischer wrote in an open letter to Spicer on Monday that the company would "like to be friends rather than foes." He referenced…

Sierra Nevada recalls beers in 36 states

(CNN) - Beer drinkers, listen up! Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is recalling some of its bottled beer in 36 states. The company says glass can break off and fall into the bottle. The recall applies to eight brands including Torpedo…

Stephen Colbert to host 2017 Emmy Awards

(CNN) - Stephen Colbert has been tapped as host for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards this fall. It marks the first time Colbert will host the program, which will air on the network September 17th. CBS in an announcement calls…

Warren Buffet supports Trump cabinet picks

(CNN) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he supports president Trump's choices for cabinet positions..."Overwhelmingly." It may sound like a surprise from someone who backed democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. The 86-year old told reporters Thursday that he…

Uber to pay $20M for misleading drivers

(CNN) - Uber will pay $20-million to settle a lawsuit with the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC said Uber made false and misleading statements about how much drivers could earn. According to the complaint, Uber claimed drivers could make more…

Alexander Hamilton's letters sells for $2.6 million

(CNN) - Items from founding father Alexander Hamilton have sold for big bucks at auction. Sotheby's in New York says manuscripts, personal letters and other items from Hamilton's desk sold for $2.6 million. Among the items sold; an essay Hamilton…

Oracle sued by Labor Department

(CNN) - Oracle is being sued by the Labor Department. They're accused of paying white men more than female counterparts. The technology company is also accused of favoring Asian workers to fill technical roles. Oracle makes software and hardware products…

Budweiser backs out of team USA

(CNN) - After 32 years, Budweiser is saying bye bye to team USA. Anheuser-Busch Inbev, which owns Budweiser, has decided not to re-up its partnership with the U.S. Olympic committee. Bud has been a sponsor of the U.S. Olympic committee…

Former president George H.W. Bush hospitalized

(CNN) - Former president George H. W. Bush is hospitalized in Texas. His spokesperson says he was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday for shortness of breath. Bush's office says he is responding to treatments and could be released…

Secret Service to pay $24M in race bias case

(CNN) - The Secret Service will settle a discrimination lawsuit brought by dozens of African-American agents. The Washington Post reports the agency has agreed to pay $24-million dollars to those agents, but without admitting any wrongdoing. The lawsuit was filed…

Deal announces winners of Innovation in Teaching Competition

PRESS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the three winners of the 2016-2017 Innovation in Teaching Competition, a recognition and reward opportunity for teachers who implement innovative instructional strategies to advance student achievement. This year’s competition rewarded teachers focused on…

Drug-resistant superbug cases rising

(CNN) - A strain of drug-resistant superbugs may be spreading more widely than previously thought. That's according to a study published Monday in the proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The superbug is known as CRE, and it tends…

Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google stocks soar

San Francisco, CA (KGO) - Investors are still unsure what a Donald Trump presidency will do for the market. But not, apparently, when it comes to tech stocks. While the Dow only flirts with new records; the tech-heavy NASDAQ continues…

Nearly 100 whales die off South Florida coast

(CNN) - Nearly 100 false killer whales have died after becoming stranded in South Florida. They're called false killer whales, because they're technically a species of dolphin. They were found near the Everglades National Park. Several agencies tried to help…

Trump labor secretary pick may bail

(CNN) - President-elect Donald Trump's pick for labor secretary may be backing out. Andy Puzder is the CEO of CKE restaurants, which owns the Hardee's and Carl's Junior fast food chains. A Republican source tells CNN he may be bailing,…

Civil Rights District Declared National Monument

Birmingham, AL (WIAT) - A portion of Birmingham, Alabama is now officially a national monument. On Thursday, Birmingham Mayor William Bell and civil rights activists celebrated the announcement that the city's civil rights district was named as a national monument…

Wells Fargo to close 400+ branches

(CNN) - Problems continue to mount for Wells Fargo. The banking giant says it plans to shut down more than 400 of its branches nationwide by the end of 2018. Wells Fargo says the closures have nothing to do with…

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