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PayPal Drops Infowars

(CNN) - Add PayPal to the list of companies cutting ties with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website, Infowars. In a statement, PayPal says Infowars and its sister sites regularly promote hate and intolerance against certain communities and…

Alec Baldwin Returning as Trump on SNL

(CNN) - Alec Baldwin has agreed to don the swirly blond wig and orange spray tan for the upcoming 44th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live. Baldwin's participation was in question after he said in an interview playing president…

Papa John's Possible New Logo Drops Apostrophe

(CNN) - Papa John's is considering dropping the apostrophe in its name. The company filed a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in late August. It's for a sleek, boxy new logo that removes the apostrophe from…

Ground Beef Products Recalled, E-Coli Outbreak

(CNN) - A ground beef producer issued a recall due to a deadly E-Coli outbreak. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday;  Cargill meat solutions recalled nearly 133,000 pounds of ground chuck. 18 people who ate the meat became…

34 Separated Kids Released, Hundreds in Custody

(CNN) - U.S. officials released 34 children last week who had been separated from their parents while crossing the border. That's according to the latest weekly progress report, ordered after the government failed to reunite all children by a…

Michael Jordan Donates $2M to Florence Relief

Chicago, IL (WGN) - Michael Jordan is donating $2 million to Florence relief and recovery. Jordan is the chairman of the Charlotte Hornets NBA team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Now a post-tropical cyclone, officials say Florence killed 32…

Delta Raises Fees for Checked Bags

(CNN) - Delta is joining United and Jetblue. The airline is raising its price for checked bags. The first checked bag on Delta will now cost $30.00 up from $25.00 The second checked bag will cost $40.00 up from…

EU Investigating How Amazon Uses Sellers' Data

(CNN) - The EU has opened up a new front in its war with the U.S. tech giants. After dealing major blows to both Apple and Google, EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestayer is now adding Amazon to her antitrust…

Tom Selleck Steps Down From NRA Board

(CNN) - Tom Selleck is stepping down from the National Rifle Association's board of directors. According to his publicist, the actor is leaving the board due to his work schedule but he will remain a member of the organization.…

McDonald's Changes Apple Pie Recipe

(CNN) - A classic McDonald's treat has gone through some changes. The fast food giant announced it altered the recipe for apple pie. The beloved dessert supposedly includes less ingredients and a whole new look. The pies are now…

3D-Printed Gun Maker Charged With Sex Assault

(CNN) - A Texas man who tried to post plans for a 3D printed gun online has been charged with sexually assaulting a child. Cody Wilson is accused of having sex with a girl under the age of 17.…

Amazon will be 3rd Biggest Ad Platform in the U.S.

(CNN) - By the end of this year, Amazon is expected to be the third biggest ad platform in the U.S. That's according to a report by the research firm eMarketer. It says more and more people are starting…

ACLU: Facebook Allows Gender-Biased Job Ads

(CNN) - Facebook is being accused of allowing employers to discriminate with job ads. A new complaint, filed in part by the American Civil Liberties Union, claims some employers target their job ads to unlawfully discriminate based on gender…

Visa, Mastercard Settle Swipe Fee Lawsuit For $6B

(CNN) - Visa and Mastercard, along with a group of top U.S. banks, have agreed to the largest antitrust settlement ever. They will pay as much as$6.2 billion in a class action settlement with U.S. retailers over swipe fees.…

Retailers Hiring Big For Holiday Season

(CNN) - Retailers are offering up holiday gifts to workers, in the form of lots of holiday temp jobs. Macy's said it will hire 80,000 seasonal workers,  GAP said Monday it will bring on 65,000 temps and Target announced…

New Tariffs On $200 Billion In Chinese Goods

(CNN) - The trade war between the U.S. and China is escalating. Later this month the U.S. will place a 10% tariff on $200-billion worth of goods from China. That percentage is expected to rise to 25% before the…

Michael Flynn Set To Be Sentenced After Midterms

(CNN) - Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is ready to be sentenced. That's what prosecutors and his defense team told a federal judge Monday. The legal teams asked the judge to set Flynn's sentencing for the end of…

Study: 1 in 11 Students Has Vaped Marijuana

(CNN) - Nearly one in 11 middle and high school students in the U.S. have used marijuana in an e-cigarette. That's according to a new report using data from the 2016 National Youth Tobacco survey. The data was collected…

FEMA Presidential Text Alert Test Rescheduled

(CNN) - The federal government has pushed back the date for a test of president Trump's emergency text alert system. On October 3rd, most cell phone users will get a non-political, emergency test message from the president. It's a…

Julie Chen is Leaving "The Talk"

(CNN) - Julie Chen will not be seen on "The Talk" anymore. Actually, she will be seen one last time in a videotaped message set to air Tuesday. That message will address her decision to leave the talk show.…

9,000 U.S. Babies Per Year Injured By Infant Walkers

(CNN) - Authors of a new study on infant walkers want them off the market. The study, published in the Journal Pediatrics, found between 1990 and 2014, more than 230,000 children under the age of 15 months were treated…

Report: Some Amazon Employees Leaked Data for Bribes

(CNN) - Amazon is under fire for a scandal that involves its product reviews. The Wall Street Journal reports some employees offered to delete negative postings for payment. The employees are also accused of trying to sell internal data.…

Richard Gere to Be a Dad Again at 69

(CNN) - Actor Richard Gere is set to become a dad again at 69-years old. He and his new wife Alejandra Silva made the announcement on Instagram. The photo included the Dalai Lama touching Silva's belly. Both Gere and…

Coca-Cola Considering Cannabis Beverages

(CNN) - Coca-Cola may be looking into a new ingredient. The company is signaling interest in the potential sale of cannabis-infused drinks. Coke says it's following debate over the ingredient cannabidiol or CBD. That's a non-psychoactive ingredient derived from…

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Buying Time Magazine

(CNN) - It's a new era for Time Magazine. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is buying the legendary news outlet. He's paying Meredith $190-million cash for the publication. The deal was announced Sunday night, Benioff and his wife say this…

Bob Evans Sausage Recalled, May Contain Plastic

(CNN) - The Department of Agriculture announced a recall of Bob Evans Farms' sausage links Thursday. The company is recalling more than 46,000 pounds of links because they may contain "extraneous materials," including hard plastic. Bob Evans said the…

Pope Expels Chilean Priest Over Sex Abuse Allegations

(CNN) - Pope Francis has expelled a Chilean priest involved in a sex abuse scandal. That's according to a statement from the Archdiocese of Santiago in Chile. Reverend Cristián Precht Bañados of Chile was already suspended in 2012 from…

FEMA to Test 'Presidential Alert' Text Alert System

(CNN) - You can expect a message from president Trump soon. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is testing a new warning system. The goal is to alert Americans to emergencies, like severe weather and missing children. Most cell phone…

NY: Henri Bendel Luxury Brand Closing All Locations

New York, NY (WCBS) - A luxury brand synonymous with New York City's Fifth Avenue is closing up shop after more than 120 years in business. The parent company of Henri Bendel announced Thursday it's closing Bendel's website and…

3 New M&M Flavors: Jalapeno, Coconut, Toffee

(CNN) - M&M's is going nuts with new flavors next year. The brand will supposedly unveil three new M&M's. The three flavors reportedly set to be released are English toffee peanut, Mexican jalapeno peanut and Thai coconut peanut M&M's.…

Last VW Beetle to Be Made in 2019

(CNN) - Volkswagen is putting the brakes on the production of its legendary Beetle. The company says the last Beetle will be made at its factory in Puebla, Mexico in July 2019. But not before the company makes a…

SpaceX to Announce Tourist who will Fly to Moon

(CNN) - How would you like to see the dark side of the moon? One private citizen may get that chance. SpaceX announced Thursday it has signed up a space tourist to take a flight around the moon. The…

Poll: Taco Bell Voted Best 2018 Mexican Restaurant Brand

(CNN) - Taco Bell is the best Mexican restaurant brand in the U.S. according to a new poll. The distinction comes from the Harris Poll's 30th annual EquiTrend study. It doesn't mean it's the best Mexican restaurant in America;…

Spotify Ups Offline Download Limit to 10,000 Songs

(CNN) - Spotify is significantly upping the number of songs subscribers can download for off-line listening. Before, the Swedish streaming service would let users download 3,333 songs per device on up to three devices. Now, subscribers can download up…

Facebook to Fact Check Photos, Videos

(CNN) - Facebook announced it's expanding its fact checking to include photos and videos on the social media platform. Until now, most of the work by Facebook's human fact-checkers was focused on text articles. Just like for articles, a…

F22 Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

(CNN) - Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted Russian bombers near Alaska this week. North American aerospace defense command says the incident Tuesday; wasn't the first. The U.S. sent two F22 Raptor fighter jets to intercept the Russian aircrafts. The…

Build-A-Bear CEO Sorry for Botched Pay Your Age Event

Las Vegas, NV (KVVU) - Build- A-Bear's CEO is apologizing after a promotion caused chaos at malls across the country earlier this summer. Back in July, Build-A-Bear workshop created a frenzy when it held a special "Pay Your Age"…

Florence: Anheuser-Busch Sends 300K+ Cans of Water

Baton Rouge, LA (WAFB) - Anheuser-Busch is sending emergency water to states affected by hurricane Florence. According to a company press release, the company is sending more than 300,000 cans of drinking water to North Carolina, South Carolina, and…

GA: Florence/Senior Citizens Arrive, Bussed from South Carolina

Atlanta, GA (WSB) - A group of senior citizens evacuating from South Carolina arrived in Georgia Wednesday evening. Nearly 100 people from a senior living facility in mt pleasant evacuated to the City of Fairburn, southwest of Atlanta. Workers…

FDA Moves to End ‘Epidemic’ of Teen Vaping

(CNN) - The FDA is taking action against what it calls a youth e-cigarette "epidemic." The agency announced it sent 1,100 warning letters to stores for illegally selling e-cigarettes to minors under the age of 18. And it issued…

Porsche Introduces Short-Term Rental Program

(CNN) - Porsche is making it easier for people to get behind the wheels of its vehicles. The German automaker is starting two separate pilot programs that will enable people to rent Porsche's. 'Porsche Drive' was launched in the…

EPA Proposes Roll Back of Obama-Era Methane Leak Laws

(CNN) - The EPA is proposing a rollback of Obama-era regulations on methane gas leak inspections and repairs. Energy companies are now required to inspect drilling equipment for leaks every six months. But the new proposal would allow for…

Oscar De La Hoya Considers 2020 Run for President

(CNN) - Talk about a politician who would know how to roll with the punches. According to USA Today, legendary boxer Oscar De La Hoya says he's planning to run for president in 2020. De La Hoya made the…

Recall: Gravel Ridge Farms Cage-Free Eggs

(CNN) - A food recall for those of you in the Southeast. Gravel Ridge Farms is recalling some of its cage-free eggs over salmonella concerns. The FDA says these "cage free" eggs were sold in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.…

Study: 28% Of All Opioid RX Lack Medical Explanation

(CNN) - Nearly 30% of all opioid prescriptions lack a medical explanation; according to a new study. That means doctors did not document a reason, like severe pain, for prescribing the addictive drugs. Researchers analyzed data for more than…

Eminem Debuts 11 Songs on Billboard Hot 100

(CNN) - Eminem is proving once again ... He's a hit maker! The rapper's latest album, "Kamikaze," is quickly climbing to the top of the charts, after its surprise release last week. Eminem currently has eleven songs from the…

Florence: Airlines Issue Travel Waivers

(CNN) - Hurricane Florence is going to cause travel headaches this week. A number of major airlines have already issued waivers and advisories for airports expected to be hit by the storm. Those carriers include American, Delta, Southwest, Spirit,…

Bob Woodward Publisher Printing 1 Million Copies

(CNN) - Printing presses are working overtime, ahead of the release of Bob Woodward's new book. "Fear: Trump in the White House" is set to hit shelves on Tuesday. The publisher, Simon and Shuster, says it is printing a-million…

New Study: Pluto Is Definitely A Planet

(CNN) - No more snubbing Pluto! According to new research, it should be reclassified as a planet. In a paper published in the journal Icarus, Philip Metzger, a planetary scientist at the University of Central Florida, argues that the…

Olivia Newton-John Diagnosed with Cancer Again

(CNN) - Singer-songwriter Olivia Newton-John is battling cancer for the third time in three decades. The 69-year-old Australian star revealed the newest diagnosis during an interview Sunday night. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992 and became…