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(150520) -- SHANGHAI, May 20, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Disney characters Mickey (R) and Minnie Mouse are seen during the opening ceremony for the Disney flagship store in Shanghai, east China, May 20, 2015. The store, occupying an area of 5,860 square meters in t
Minnie & Mickey Mouse (Photo credit: Xinhua/Sipa USA)
June 13, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company...
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This May 11, 2017, file photo shows an IHOP sign at a restaurant in Hialeah, Fla. IHOP, which teased a name change to IHOb earlier this month, says the “b” is to promote its burger menu. The pancake restaurant has been coy about whether the name change is
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
June 12, 2018 - 12:50 pm
IHOP, which teased a name change to IHOb earlier this month, says the "b'' is to promote its burger menu...
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Cast of 'Ocean's 8'
Cast of 'Oceans 8' (Photo credit: Cate-Blanchett.com/Warner Bros.)
June 10, 2018 - 8:15 pm
"Ocean's 8," the female-fronted overhaul of the starry heist franchise, opened with an estimated $41.5 million at the box office, taking the weekend's top spot from the fast-falling "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
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Apr 17, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; View of the restroom sign for the bathroom in a Starbucks. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
Starbucks (Photo credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports)
June 07, 2018 - 3:28 pm
The coffee giant has raised the price of a regular drip coffee by 10 cents to 20 cents in most U.S. stores, putting a small brewed coffee at $1.95 to $2.15 in most locations...
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MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid are seen on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such a
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June 06, 2018 - 9:23 am
A proposal to ban the sale of candy-flavored tobacco products in San Francisco appears to be supported by the majority of the city's voters in Tuesday's election...
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Elon Musk
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June 05, 2018 - 3:27 pm
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has rebuffed a shareholder attempt to overhaul the electric car maker's board and strip him of his role as chairman.
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May 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (facing camera) high-fives forward Draymond Green (23) during the first quarter in game four of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Houston Rockets at
Golden State Warriors at NBA Finals 2018 (Photo credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
June 05, 2018 - 3:15 pm
Viewership was down from the comparable 2017 matchups but not by much, according to Nielsen figures released Tuesday...
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In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Medicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever. The government’s annual assessment is a sobering c
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
June 05, 2018 - 3:03 pm
Medicare will run out of money sooner than expected, and Social Security's financial problems can't be ignored either...
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President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 29, 2018 - 12:00 pm
The Trump administration has renewed its threat to place 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods in retaliation for what it says are China's unfair trade practices.
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SAN LORENZO, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Walmart shopping carts sit outside of a store on February 20, 2014 in San Lorenzo, California. Wal-Mart reporterd a 21 percent
Walmart shopping carts (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
May 16, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The company is launching the Lord & Taylor store on its website in the coming weeks with more than 125 brands like Lucky Brand, Vince Camuto and Tommy Bahama, reflecting its effort to broaden its customer base, drive growth and compete with Amazon.
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