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Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 07:14 PM EDT

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Plenty of Fish Bans Face Filters to Curb Deceptive Profiles

Dating app Plenty of Fish is banning face filters across its platform in a move aimed at deterring users from creating deceptive profiles, NBC News reported. In a blog post on Tuesday, the site announced that it...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 06:11 PM EDT

Fresh US-China Trade Worries Erase Early Gains for Stocks

Fresh US-China Trade Worries Erase Early Gains for Stocks

Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be in trouble. The selling...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 01:16 PM EDT

Impossible Foods Will Make Its Grocery Store Debut in California

Impossible Foods Will Make Its Grocery Store Debut in California

Beyond Meat’s rival Impossible Foods will make its long-awaited grocery store debut Friday, in California. Customers looking to cook their own Impossible Burgers can buy a 12-ounce package of the plant-based...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 09:10 PM EDT

FAA Chief Meets Boeing Officials, Tries Out Max Simulator

FAA Chief Meets Boeing Officials, Tries Out Max Simulator

The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration tested the Boeing 737 Max in a flight simulator Thursday, but the FAA declined to say how its updated anti-stall software performed. That software kicked in...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 06:38 PM EDT

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels. The company, which ships...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 05:12 PM EDT

Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses Climb to 530 Cases, 8 Deaths

Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses Climb to 530 Cases, 8 Deaths

An outbreak of a deadly vaping-related lung disease has sickened 530 people — mostly young men — and killed eight, federal health officials said Thursday, adding that investigators still haven’t found a...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 03:51 PM EDT

Third Proposal for Thoroughbred Horse Track in Mass. Emerges

Third Proposal for Thoroughbred Horse Track in Mass. Emerges

Three proposals are jockeying to return thoroughbred horse racing to Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association says it's working with an investment group to build a $60 million track...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 08:23 PM EDT

Pentagon Visits to Trump's Scotland Resort Cost Nearly $200K

Pentagon Visits to Trump's Scotland Resort Cost Nearly $200K

The U.S. military spent almost $200,000 at President Donald Trump’s Scottish resort between 2017 to 2019, according to documents provided to Congress by the Pentagon. In a Sept. 12 letter to the House Oversight...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 11:16 AM EDT

How the Fed Rate Cut Impacts Your Wallet

How the Fed Rate Cut Impacts Your Wallet

On Wednesday, the Fed announced it was cutting its benchmark interest rate by one quarter of a percentage point, its second rate cut this year. "When the Fed raises or reduces the cost of money, it affects...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 04:15 PM EDT

Tech Execs Say They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content

Tech Execs Say They're Acting Faster on Extremist Content

Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress on Wednesday that they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media platforms in the face of mass...

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