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In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, Walmart associate Shanay Bishop, left, checks out customer Carolyn Sarpy on the sales floor as part of the "Check Out With Me" program at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart, Target and other large retailers are sending workers throughout their stores to check customers out with mobile devices. And at Macy’s, shoppers can scan and pay for items on their own smartphones. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 22, 2018 - 8:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers will once again offer big deals and early hours to lure shoppers into their stores for the start of the holiday season. But they'll also try to get shoppers out of their stores faster than ever by minimizing the thing they hate most: long lines. Walmart, Target and other...
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November 21, 2018 - 4:37 pm
The Los Angeles district attorney declined to prosecute attorney Michael Avenatti on felony domestic abuse charges on Wednesday and referred allegations that he roughed up his girlfriend to the city attorney for a possible misdemeanor case.
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November 21, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Librarian of Congress James Billington, who led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, has died. He was 89. Carla Hayden, the current librarian of Congress, praised Billington's "vigor for philanthropy and tireless efforts...
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In this undated photo released by Akademi Komunitas Kelautan dan Perikanan Wakatobi (Wakatobi Marine and Fisheries Community Academy or AKKP Wakatobi), researchers collect data of the carcass of a beached whale at Wakatobi National Park in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. The dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world's largest plastic polluting countries. (Muhammad Irpan Sejati Tassakka, AKKP Wakatobi via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 7:37 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups, bottles and flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world's...
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November 20, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The automaker has applied for a patent on an odor removal system that will suck out the smell you get when you get a new set of wheels.
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In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, photo, ornaments, including one with the likeness of Bullseye, the Target mascot, hang from a display at a Target store in Bridgewater, N.J. Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street pause. Target Inc., Kohl's Corp., Best Buy Co. and TJX Cos. all reported strong sales at stores opened at least a year. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 20, 2018 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street pause. Target Inc., Kohl's Corp., Best Buy Co. and TJX Cos. all reported strong sales at stores opened at least a year. That's a key...
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November 20, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Do not eat romaine lettuce. Period.
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November 20, 2018 - 2:05 pm
The annual Trouble in Toyland report is out -- the yearly warning from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group about toys that could pose a danger.
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November 20, 2018 - 12:29 pm
The state's first commercial pot shops opened Tuesday in Leicester and Northampton . The stores are the first to operate on the East Coast of the U.S., and large crowds have gathered at both locations.
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November 19, 2018 - 8:51 pm
CHICAGO (1010 WINS/AP) -- A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing at least three people, including a police officer, before the suspect also died, authorities said. LISTEN LIVE to 1010 WINS for updates to this developing story AP Photo/Amanda Seitz A police spokesman said it was...
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