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Apple is hoping a credit card will entice more iPhone owners to use Apple Pay.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 5:22 pm
(AP) — Apple is rolling out a credit card that it says is designed to do things no other card can. So how does it actually stack up? It looks different from a traditional credit card — there's no number on the front and the users' name is etched in metal. The card expands the company's digital...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
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Mark Abrams
March 26, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nationwide breakdown of a computer check-in system used by American Airlines and other airlines caused a temporary suspension of flights late Tuesday morning. A spokesman for American in Philadelphia reports a technical issue in the Sabre Passenger Check In system...
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This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt.
Toby Talbot/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 11:15 am
By Ken Miller and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The maker of the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin has reached a settlement with the state of Oklahoma over its role in the nation's deadly opioid crisis, officials said Tuesday. The terms were not immediately...
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Actors Jason Momoa, left, and Alfre Woodard speak at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new Apple products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif.
Tony Avelar/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 7:52 am
By Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel, AP Technology Writers CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven Spielberg...
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Pope Francis seen on a giant screen at right, celebrates Mass outside Loreto's cathedral, central Italy, Monday, March 25, 2019.
Sandro Perozzi/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 4:26 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The founder and all-female editorial board of the Vatican's women's magazine have quit after what they say was a Vatican campaign to discredit them and put them "under the direct control of men," that only increased after they denounced the sexual abuse of nuns by clergy. The...
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This June 12, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on a phone in New York.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 3:56 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday it has acquired its Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, making it the largest-ever technology purchase in the region. Uber said in a prepared statement that the $3.1 billion purchase consists of $1.7 billion...
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Fusion Arena
Comcast Spectacor
Justin Udo
March 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new neighbor is getting ready to move in to the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. Fusion Arena, a $50 million project, will be the home of the Philadelphia Fusion, the city's e-gaming team that competes in tournaments and leagues around the globe. The 60,000-square...
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Amazon Future Engineer students
Business Wire
Ian Bush
March 25, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Next year, there are expected to be more than three times more computer science-related jobs than there are people with the right skills for them. Online retailer Amazon is trying to make a difference, starting with kids in kindergarten. "It's a long-term vision with...
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A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, March 15, 2019.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a company owned by an unidentified foreign government that has refused to turn over information demanded by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The justices didn't comment Monday in turning away the company, which is...
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File photo dated 06/01/16 of a shop sign for claire's in central London.
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
Earlier this month the popular children's store Claire's recalled some makeup products because they tested positive for asbestos, a mineral linked to deadly cancers. But, many makeup products come with those risks since they contain talc, according to Michelle Whitmer, a medical writer for the...
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