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Kimberly Dole
December 05, 2019 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Airbnb is taking more steps in attempts to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco suburb. On Thursday, the company said it will be banning "open invite" parties at all of its accommodations, like...
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December 04, 2019 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks closed broadly higher Wednesday amid renewed hopes on Wall Street that a U.S. trade deal with China may be nearing, despite tough recent talk from President Donald Trump. The gains snapped a three-day losing streak for the S&P 500, though the benchmark index remains on...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo trader John Elliott works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 3. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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December 03, 2019 - 11:07 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. Benchmarks in Tokyo and Hong Kong fell more than 1% while Shanghai and South Korea also retreated. Trump said he has "no deadline" for a...
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November 29, 2019 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a cryptocurrency expert with violating economic sanctions against North Korea by presenting at a conference there this year after the U.S. government denied his request to travel to Pyongyang. Virgil Griffith, 36, was awaiting a federal court...
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A demonstrator "plays dead" during climate change protest outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Johannesburg Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Environmentalists around the world are joining a global day of protests Friday, in a symbolic gesture to demand that all governments act against climate change. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
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November 29, 2019 - 12:47 pm
PARIS (AP) — People don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Russia, or South Africa - but they do shop on Black Friday. The U.S. sales phenomenon has spread to retailers across the world in recent years with such force that it’s prompting a backlash from some activists, politicians and even...
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Kimberly Dole
November 28, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Counterfeit money could end up in your wallet this holiday season. Experts say you should take a closer look at the cash being handed to you at the register while you shop. The U.S. Secret Service issued a nationwide alert to keep an eye out for counterfeit bills and...
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A woman gets off a tram advertising the Black Friday in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
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November 28, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PARIS (AP) — Dozens of French activists blocked an Amazon warehouse south of Paris in a Black Friday-inspired protest, amid increased opposition to the post-Thanksgiving sales phenomenon that has seen a group of French lawmakers push to ban it altogether. Protesters from climate group Amis de la...
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon, Walmart and others are promising to deliver more of their goods in a day and this holiday season will be the first real test of whether they can make that happen. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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November 28, 2019 - 8:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This year, holiday stress may take on a whole new meaning for online retailers. Amazon, Walmart and others have promised to deliver more of their orders within 24 hours of customers clicking on “Buy.” The coming weeks will be the first test of whether they can make that happen...
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Jet.com stops fresh grocery deliver in NYC
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David Caplan
November 22, 2019 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Yorkers now have one less option for getting fresh groceries delivered to their homes: Walmart subsidiary Jet.com will no longer offer the service in the city after offering it for about one year. Jet.com will also closed its fulfillment center in the Bronx and slash 200...
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Kimberly Dole
November 20, 2019 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Uber will begin to allow passengers and drivers record audio of their rides in an attempt to improve its safety record. The ride-sharing company plans to pilot the feature in cities in Brazil and Mexico starting in December. Eventually, it eventually hopes to launch it in...
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