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February 15, 2019 - 7:10 am
Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance.
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, a model wears a creation as part of the Gucci women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy. Gucci, which designed this face warmer, reminiscent of blackface prompted an instant backlash from the public and forced the company to apologize publicly on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
February 12, 2019 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gucci's creative director broke his silence Tuesday over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface, saying racism was never his intention. Alessandro Michele, a design force at the Italian fashion house, lamented in a letter to employees both his own pain and "that of the people who...
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February 12, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Bloomingdales has pulled a T-shirt with "Fake News" emblazoned across it, after journalists complained that it fostered the notion that, well, news is fake. "Thank you for bringing this to our attention and we apologize for any offense we may have caused," Bloomingdale's...
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FILE- In this July 30, 1996, file photo, a woman pushes a shopping cart over a graphic of Toys R Us mascot Geoffrey the giraffe at the Toys R Us store in Raritan, N.J. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Inc., is exploring freestanding stores, shops within existing stores as well as e-commerce. Tru Kids, owned by former investors of Toys R Us, will manage the Toys R Us, Babies R Us and Geoffrey brands.s. (AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer, File)
February 11, 2019 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us fans in the U.S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form by this holiday season. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now CEO of the new company called Tru Kids Inc., told The Associated Press he and his team are still working on the details, but they...
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Spike Lee
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February 08, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Director Spike Lee said Friday he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers following a pair of blackface fashion fails from the major Italian fashion houses.
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A Delta Air Lines plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport
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February 07, 2019 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An attempt by Delta Airlines to play matchmaker in the air isn't going over very well with its customers. RELATED: Delta profits soar as demand drives ticket prices higher | Lawyer: Bloody Blanket Found With Dead Pomeranian After Delta Flight | Airline to flight attendants:...
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February 07, 2019 - 9:32 am
ROME (AP) — Gucci has apologized after complaints that a wool sweater with an oversized collar designed to cover the face resembled blackface, and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical stores. RELATED: Virginia AG says he wore blackface at college party | Virginia governor...
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February 01, 2019 - 8:37 am
U.S. employers kept adding jobs at a healthy pace in January even in the face of threats ranging from weakening global growth to the Trump administration's trade war with China to the partial shutdown of the government.
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FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo employees stand in McDonald's Chicago flagship restaurant. McDonald's reports earnings Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
January 30, 2019 - 12:38 pm
McDonald's says modernized stores and growth in delivery helped bring in more customers globally last year, but lower store traffic in the U.S. remains a concern. The world's biggest hamburger chain said sales rose 4.4 percent at established locations in the fourth quarter and 4.5 percent for the...
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This undated product image provided by Bud Light shows a new nutrition label. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer’s ingredients and calories as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many to make the move. The labels aren’t legally required, but major beer makers agreed in 2016 to voluntarily disclose nutrition facts on their products by 2020. (Bud Light via AP)
January 11, 2019 - 6:15 am
DETROIT (AP) — Beer drinkers can't claim blissful ignorance for much longer. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many...
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