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by | November 01, 2018 | 00:28

While no one should ever complain about free candy, we all know the feeling of disappointment that comes from getting a second-rate sweet on Halloween night. A spokesman with the company told CNN the single Reese's converter is expected to give out more than 10,000 cups. "What'd you expect from the GOAT of Halloween?!" According to Delish , Reese's will set up a machine in New York City on Wednesday that allows people to exchange candy they don't want for delicious peanut butter-y goodness.

by | October 31, 2018 | 05:09

The ad, full of images of economic rebound in leafy suburbs, comes at the start of a hectic week of campaign rallies for Trump but reflects polling showing Republicans' deficit among college-educated women in suburban House districts. Meanwhile, a pair of crises just a week out from Election Day - the massacre of 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue and the arrest of a suspect for mailing pipe bombs to a number of prominent Democratic politicians and others - have further unsettled the ...

by | October 31, 2018 | 03:30

Less than 2 miles away, hundreds of mourners dressed mostly in black converged on the city's oldest and largest synagogue , Rodef Shalom, for the funeral of Cecil and David Rosenthal , intellectually disabled brothers in their 50s. The letter was signed by the group's Pittsburgh steering committee and almost 43,000 members of the public, Bend the Arc said. "I don't know. I think some of it comes from the actions of the people around me", Cohen said.

by | October 28, 2018 | 07:44

New Federal Reserve vice chair Richard Clarida on Thursday said he'd support "some further" increase in interest rates as the best way to nurse the current US recovery along while guarding against any jump in inflation. He can't remove Fed governors, including Powell, except for ill-defined "cause", and the Senate must confirm replacements. In an interview earlier this month, Trump told FOX Business' Trish Regan that he saw the Fed as the biggest threat to his presidency.

by | October 28, 2018 | 05:41

He was taken to Jefferson Stratford Hospital for treatment. That's where his physician and nurse invited him to join their office lottery pool. She won $1 million. But if it wasn't for the persistence of a relative, she may have remained oblivious about her winnings. Livingston and his family were thrilled to hear the news and grateful that the hospital's staff made him feel like a part of the team, Kraemer said.

by | October 27, 2018 | 02:02

The ranking is a drop of six places for the company compared to last year's list. The rankings were announced before the Automotive Press Association in Detroit Wednesday. The cars that came out on top as the most reliable were the Lexus GX, Toyota Prius C, and Mazda MX-5 Miata. Consumer Reports said when automakers introduce new technology, it can take several model years to get it working correctly.

by | October 27, 2018 | 01:45

The company says it had operating income of $3.7 billion during its latest third quarter; in comparison, its third quarter in 2017 had an operating income of $347 million. That's a 21 percent increase compared to the same time past year. Revenue gained 29 per cent to $56.6 billion in the third quarter. Those results were inflated by the company's acquisition of Whole Foods.

by | October 27, 2018 | 01:03

Other industrial companies had dimmed their profit outlooks a day earlier, with Caterpillar (-5.6%) warning Chinese tariffs would push up its costs. We reported that Tesla ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) was so confident in their earnings they moved their reporting date forward then made the largest profit the company had ever reported (not that Tesla has ever been largely profitable in the past).

by | October 27, 2018 | 00:58

In a response to the story, Google said it had fired 48 employees in the past two years, including 13 senior executives, as a result of sexual harassment allegations, citing "an increasingly hard line" on inappropriate conduct. It also highlighted Google's inability to fairly enforce rules regarding workplace relationships. In 2011, he had a consensual relationship with a woman on the Android team who did not report to him, they said.

by | October 26, 2018 | 02:02

Resources fell further, with giants BHP and Rio Tinto shedding 2.99 and 2.97 per cent respectively, and Fortescue Metals losing 4.4 per cent after reporting a fall in first-quarter iron ore shipments. Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet descending into conflict. Traders blamed worries over slowing growth in China and costs related to President Donald Trump's trade policies.

by | October 26, 2018 | 00:15

As The Guardian notes, the fine followed an investigation into accusations that "operating system updates for older phones slowed them down, thereby encouraging the purchase of new phones". The antitrust authority said that Samsung did this "without informing them of the serious malfunctions that the new firmware could cause due to greater stress of device's hardware and asking a high fix cost for out-of-warranty repairs connected to such malfunctions".

by | October 26, 2018 | 00:10

May I take you order? If you don't believe a dog can act like a stray, Reyes even posted video (below) of Princess working the strangers in the parking lot. In the video you see a person throwing the pup a burger out their auto window. The post has been shared over 266,000 times and liked 282,000 times at the time of writing.

by | October 24, 2018 | 01:42

This is the objective of the agreement: "monitor and stabilize", he said . "In my opinion, this violation has taken place under American pressure on the Saudi rulers", he told Ministry of Petroleum's Shana news outlet. risk losing market share to other exporters while losing its reputation as a stable actor in the market". "I dont rule out that the kingdom´s production which has been 9-10 (million barrels per day) over the last decade or so will be a million to two millions (barrels) ...

by | October 22, 2018 | 02:37

The jackpot has been rolling every drawing since July 27, when it started at $40 million. If there is a victor, they will get the 13th largest payout in history. The second-largest jackpot was a $1.586 billion Powerball drawing on January 13, 2016. The next Mega Millions drawing is at 11 p.m. EST Tuesday. Each Powerball or Mega Millions ticket is $2.

by | October 21, 2018 | 01:49

The jackpot has soared to about $1 billion, the second-largest lottery prize in USA lottery history. In doing so, Powerball changed the odds of winning the jackpot from one in 175 million to one in 292.2 million. In California, for example, the lottery Thursday sold $5.7 million in Mega Millions tickets during the first half of the day. Don't count on making a deposit for anywhere close to $1.6 billion if you win the Tuesday night drawing.

by | October 20, 2018 | 01:09

President Donald Trump threatened today to scrap a crucial trade deal and send soldiers to close the USA southern border in response to a large caravan of Central American immigrants now heading toward the United States. The row comes as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to embark on a tour of the region that will see him visit Mexico ahead of its December inauguration of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, as well as Panama.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:57

Its jackpot has ballooned to $900 million for Friday's drawing - the second largest in USA lottery history and the biggest in the game's history- after yielding no winners since the end of July. - The Florida Lottery is warning people not to fall for a Mega Millions scam. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million. The next Powerball drawing is at 11 p.m.

by | October 19, 2018 | 08:54

Now I have to accept: "That is not going to happen", Karen Attiah wrote. "This is the last piece of his I will edit for The [Washington] Post ". Turkish police on Wednesday began searching the residence of the Saudi consul in Istanbul for their investigation , with forensics experts in white overalls entering the building, an AFP correspondent said.

by | October 18, 2018 | 00:10

The searches and the leaks in Turkish media have ensured the world's attention remains focused on what happened to Khashoggi , a Washington Post columnist who went into a self-imposed exile in the US over the rise of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman .

by | October 17, 2018 | 17:13

The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press further intensified the pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi , who vanished October 2 while visiting the consulate to pick up paperwork he need to get married.