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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco.
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo, File
August 16, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Rachel Lerman, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It's the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech...
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Chef Rich Cusack
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Hadas Kuznits
August 16, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The flavors on the avenue are getting a bit more European. Chef Rich Cusack is completing the finishing touches and renovations at June BYOB, the new restaurant at 1911 E. Passyunk Ave. "I put up my fandeliers I'm really proud of. I really wanted chandeliers, but I...
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Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the opening bell on August 15, 2019 in New York City.
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August 15, 2019 - 10:49 am
By Stan Choe NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world remained stuck in the spin cycle Thursday, as worries about a possible recession collided with hopes that the strongest part of the U.S. economy — shoppers spending at stores and online — can keep going. The S&P 500 flipped between modest...
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Protesters react to tear gas from Shum Shui Po police station in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP Photo
August 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Vincent Thian and Yanan Wang, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong's airport after two days of disruptions that descended into clashes with police, highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous...
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In this May 1, 2015, file photo Ford Focus vehicles are seen on a storage lot in Ypsilanti, Mich. Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission.
Carlos Osorio/AP Photo, File
August 14, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Tom Krishner, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the U.S. and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission. The company has faced a string of lawsuits and complaints about the transmissions, which...
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In this Aug. 1, 2019 photo the corporate headquarters of Cheyenne-based Taco John's, which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states, is seen in Cheyenne, Wyo.
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August 14, 2019 - 10:00 am
By Mead Gruver, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — "Taco Tuesday" may be a well-known term for a themed dinner night out or at home, but as restaurants across the U.S. have learned, it's also trademarked. Cheyenne-based Taco John's — which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states — put its legal...
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Viacom
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August 13, 2019 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined...
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Croda Inc., in New Castle located at the base of the Delaware Memorial Bridge had a toxic release leaking ethylene oxide, an extremely flammable gas, from a tank on the site, causing the bridge to be shut down for several hours on Sunday night.
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August 13, 2019 - 9:37 am
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware environmental officials are updating residents about actions taken by a chemical plant owner since a gas leak last year temporarily closed the Delaware Memorial Bridge one of the busiest travel days of the year. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental...
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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is showcasing the growing effort to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics.
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August 13, 2019 - 6:59 am
By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania's natural gas deposits by turning...
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Airport security personnel stand guard as travelers walk past protesters holding a sit-in rally at the departure gate of the Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
August 13, 2019 - 6:44 am
By Yanan Wang and Katie Tam, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push...
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