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Cherri Gregg
May 02, 2018 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia has reached a settlement agreement with the two young men arrested after being racially profiled at a Center City Starbucks in April. There's also talks of a settlement with Starbucks as well. The city confirmed that Donte Robinson and Rashon...
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Blues music legend B.B. King
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May 02, 2018 - 10:08 am
By Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gibson guitars have been such a fixture in music history that Chuck Berry was laid to rest with his, B.B. King affectionately named his "Lucille," and Eric Clapton borrowed one from George Harrison to play the solo on the Beatles' "While...
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Facebook wants to help people find love on its platform.
Facebook
May 01, 2018 - 9:22 pm
By Kaya Yurieff and Sara Ashley O'Brien (CNN Money) -- Facebook wants to help people find love on its platform. At its annual developers conference, F8, on Tuesday, the company announced a new dating feature. Users can set up a dating profile with their first name, which the company said won't be...
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 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg welcomes app developers to the Facebook F8 2018 developer conference.
Jefferson Graham-USA TODAY
Melony Roy
May 01, 2018 - 6:44 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KYW Newsradio) — F8, Facebook's annual developer conference , showcases the social media giant's latest technology and gives its users a sneak peek of what's next. "Welcome to F8, this has been an intense year," said CEO Mark Zuckerberg in front of thousands in Silicon Valley...
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Snap is taking another shot at Spectacles. The Snapchat parent company announced a new version of its video-recording sunglasses.
Snap
May 01, 2018 - 6:23 pm
By Kaya Yurieff and Seth Fiegerman (CNN Money) -- Snapchat's redesign hasn't done much to help the company. Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, said Tuesday that it added just four million users during the first three months of 2018 amid a backlash to a significant app redesign. The redesign was...
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Camden County Freeholder Jeff Nash and Camden Mayor Frank Moran
Steve Tawa-KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 01, 2018 - 2:45 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- While Philadelphia went blue, Camden is going yellow -- with its bikeshare fleet. The bikeshare program uses a smartphone application to locate and unlock bicycles for rent. When you're done, push a lever to stop the meter, and to lock it at the end of the trip. Unlike...
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Hotel workers protest on May Day
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Cherri Gregg
May 01, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Service workers and activists held a May Day protest at Philadelphia City Hall, demanding that City Council pass a bill to force employers to stabilize working conditions. "We need a fair work week -- and we demand a fair work week," shouted activists. Demonstrators represented groups such as...
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Power Rangers figure
Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP, File
May 01, 2018 - 11:48 am
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro is buying the Power Rangers and some other toy brands from Saban Properties in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $522 million. The announcement comes after Saban Brands picked Hasbro Inc. as the master toy licensee for the Power Ranger line in February. The approximately...
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Children were found working alongside adults at cobalt operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
CNN
May 01, 2018 - 10:03 am
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- Car and tech companies are scrambling for supplies of cobalt, a mineral they need to power electric vehicles and smartphones. But they have a problem: Much of the cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries comes from a country where children work in mines. A CNN...
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Woman walks past T-Mobile and Sprint stores in New York
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
April 30, 2018 - 7:36 am
By Stan Choe and Tali Arbel, AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — To gain approval for their $26.5 billion merger agreement, T-Mobile and Sprint aim to convince antitrust regulators that there is plenty of competition for wireless service beyond Verizon and AT&T. The deal announced Sunday would...
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