YouTube addresses complaints of LGBTQ censoring

(NEW YORK) — YouTube has sought to clarify its filtering policy after video bloggers within the LGBT community complained that their videos were being unfairly blocked.

In a late-Sunday tweet, the video-sharing website said, "LGBTQ+ ... Read More

Tax Tip: What to look for when finding a tax preparer

Remember when filing your income taxes was as easy as form 1040EZ? For most of us, it's a little more complicated than that now.

If you don't want to go it alone on your taxes, you can hire a tax preparer. But, IRS spokesman Eric Smith says, d... Read More

Record number of passengers will fly this spring, industry group says

(NEW YORK) — Approximately 145 million passengers will take to the skies this summer, setting a new record for spring air travel, according to industry trade group Airlines for America.

An average of nearly 2.4 million people per day... Read More

San Diego brewery makes beer from drain to tap using recycled water

(SAN DIEGO) — The runoff from your shower might just become part of your next beer.

The Times of... Read More

'Beauty and the Beast' sets March box office weekend record

(NEW YORK) -- It was a good weekend for "Beauty and the Beast." Disney's, which is the parent company of ABC, live-action remake of the animated movie led the weekend box office and set a record for a March opening.

The 1991 Oscar-winning rema... Read More

McDonald's tests mobile ordering app

(NEW YORK) -- With a decline in recent sales, McDonald's is hoping mobile technology will help get it back on track. This all part of a $1.7 billon plan to revive it's declining customer base (down 500 million visits since 2012).

The company i... Read More

Walmart buys online seller ModCloth

(NEW YORK) – In an effort to keep up Amazon.com, Walmart has bought online clothing seller ModCloth on Friday. The deal is believed to be in the $51 to $71 million range.

Founded in 2002, ModCloth has developed a loyal customer base who ... Read More

Congressman's comments hurting Iowa tourism

(NEW YORK) – After US Rep. Steve King made controversial remarks in regards to Muslim children, the Iowa Tourism Office has seen a decline in people planning vacations to the Hawkeye State and an increase in complaints.

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Dozens of Brazilian government officials suspended for exporting rotten meat products

(NEW YORK) – Authorities have suspended 33 government officials amid allegations that some of the country's largest meat processing companies have sold rotten beef and poultry for years according to a BBC News report.

Three processin... Read More

Tiffany & Co. making “patchy” progress as its sales see some global increase

(NEW YORK) – BBC News reports one retail expert calls Tiffany & Co.’s growth “patchy” after analyzing its reported earnings between November and January of this past year.

The high-end jewelry firm saw its sales... Read More

Are biometric scans the checkpoint of the future?

(NEW YORK) — Could the frustration of waiting in line at airport security become a thing of the past?

One company is already using biometrics to identify registered travelers and significantly cut wait times.

Clear, a comp... Read More

JCPenney announces which stores it will be closing

(NEW YORK) -- Last month, JCPenney announced it would be closing up to 140 of its stores in an effort to sustain profitability and compete against online retailers. And now, the company has revealed which of its locations will be affected.

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Tax Tip: Don't cheat on your taxes

You might've heard, due to budget constraints, that the IRS doesn't audit as many people as it used to. But that doesn't mean you should get any ideas.

"I think honesty is absolutely the best policy. You'll sleep at night," says tax accountant... Read More

McDonald's confirms Twitter account was 'hacked by an external source' after anti-Trump tweet posted

(NEW YORK) — McDonald's confirmed Thursday night that one of its Twitter accounts was indeed hacked, after a tweet that called Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse of a president" was posted earlier in the day to its @McDonaldsCorp account.
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