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June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers and drivers specify their preferred pronouns.
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June 04, 2019 - 4:07 pm
By AJ Willingham, CNN (CNN) - - June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets drivers and passengers specify their preferred pronouns. In the app, passengers can access the option in their profile settings, and select from "...
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Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, center, departs a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, as part of a Mexican delegation in Washington
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June 04, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Luis Alonso Lugo and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be...
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Is Apple killing iTunes?  That's the biggest question ahead of Apple's annual developer conference in San Jose, California, on Monday.
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June 03, 2019 - 4:20 pm
By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business (CNN) - - The music industry has changed dramatically since Apple disrupted the way people buy songs and albums nearly two decades ago. So Apple is phasing out iTunes in favor of three more modern apps. Apple announced Monday that iTunes will be replaced by a...
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All still Poland Spring water under one gallon will be sold in recycled plastic bottles by 2022.
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June 03, 2019 - 3:45 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Poland Spring water that is still and under one gallon will be sold in recycled plastic bottles by 2022, Nestlé Waters North America shared on Monday. The move is part of a broader recycling commitment made by the company. Nestlé's US water arm has...
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Sephora
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June 03, 2019 - 1:13 pm
By Hollie Silverman, CNN Business (CNN) — Sephora will close all locations Wednesday to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April. The cosmetic retailer announced on May 23 that every store, distribution center and corporate office...
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High fuel prices, an international trade war, and the 737 Max grounding are adding up to a miserable 2019 for the airline industry. Airlines are bracing for their worst year since 2014.
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June 02, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By David Goldman, CNN Business (CNN) - - High fuel prices, an international trade war, and the 737 Max grounding are adding up to a miserable 2019 for the airline industry. Airlines are bracing for their worst year since 2014. The aviation industry expects to earn $28 billion in profit this year,...
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Google
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June 01, 2019 - 3:43 pm
Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Justice Department is laying the foundation for a potential antitrust investigation of Google, three people familiar with the matter say — zeroing in on one of the world's wealthiest and most powerful tech companies as policymakers worldwide are calling for...
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A cookies and cream flavored protein bar marketed by JustCBD is displayed at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition trade show, Thursday, May 30, 2019 in New York.
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May 31, 2019 - 10:51 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — CBD products are widely available despite confusion around their legal status. Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways to officially allow the hemp ingredient in food, drinks and dietary supplements. The U.S. Food and Drug...
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In this May 10, 2019, file photo a container ship is unloaded at the Virginia International Gateway terminal in Norfolk, Va.
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May 31, 2019 - 8:46 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico is sending ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., pulling at the shares of companies that make cars, operate railroads, or sell anything with...
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KFC Bucket Meal
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May 31, 2019 - 8:30 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- The plant-based protein trend is so powerful, even Kentucky Fried Chicken is taking an interest. So far, meatless meat has been used by fast-food chains as an alternative to beef or sausage. But if the craze ever extends to plant-based chicken, KFC...
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