US stocks rally on strong jobs report

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks rallied on Friday after a strong February jobs report.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 440.53 (+1.77 percent) to finish the session at 25,335.74.

The Nasdaq climbed 132.86 (+1.79 percent) to clo... Read More

Trump Organization reveals $151,000 in profits from foreign government patrons

(NEW YORK) -- The Trump Organization revealed Friday it donated more than $150,000 in profits from foreign government patrons to the United States Treasury after last week declining to do so.

"On February 22, 2018, The Trump Organization m... Read More

Toys 'R' Us may close all U.S. stores, sources say

(NEW YORK) -- Toys "R" Us is preparing to liquidate its U.S. operations after failing to reach a debt-restructuring agreement with lenders or find a buyer, according to Bloomberg.

Struggling under a $5 billion debt load, the company previo... Read More

Peanut butter, cranberries and Harley-Davidson motorcycles under threat in trade war

(NEW YORK) -- Cranberries and peanut butter could very well become weapons in a possible global trade war.

As President Donald Trump reportedly prepares to implement tariffs on imported steel and aluminium, trading partners are publicly sp... Read More

Credit card debt surpasses $1 trillion in the US for first time

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. consumers’ total credit card debt exceeded $1 trillion for the first time, according to a new study by the personal finance website WalletHub.

Consumers took on an additional $92.2 billion in debt last year, the hi... Read More

Wall Street rebounds from Wednesday losses as US mortgage rates climb

(NEW YORK) -- As President Trump sent mixed messages on trade tariffs, Wall Street showed less concern over a potential trade war, as all three major indices posted gains Thursday.

The Dow Jones rebounded from Wednesday's losses, posting a... Read More

New social media-free phone perfect for parents concerned by kids' smartphone use

(NEW YORK) -- All around the nation parents are grappling with the question of what age is too young for a phone? But in reality, it's not the actual phone that's the problem -- it's the social media that surely comes with it.

On Monday, a... Read More

Google, Facebook join global fight to stop online wildlife trafficking

(LOS ANGELES) -- Google and Facebook joined more than a dozen major tech firms in the fight against illegal trophy hunting, part of a larger effort aimed at stopping poachers from selling banned products like ivory, rhino horns and tiger cubs online.... Read More

Kansas car dealer finds 27 pounds of meth, heroin hidden in car bought at auction

(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- A Kansas car dealer said he got the shock of his life when he found nearly 30 pounds of crystal meth and heroin stashed in the gas tank of a newly purchased used vehicle.

The dealer, Aymen Halak, said he purchased the us... Read More

Amazon says it's working to fix Alexa's laughing problem

(NEW YORK) --  Amazon said they are working to fix Alexa devices' laughter problem, after social media exploded Wednesday with users freaking out over what they described as random electronic laughter.

"In rare circumstances, Alexa ca... Read More

Here's your chance to live on a private island and work for Richard Branson

(NEW YORK) -- Richard Branson's Virgin Group is looking for someone to work and live on Necker Island, and that person could be you.

"Fancy working on Necker Island?" the job description for a personal assistant and admin assistant on Link... Read More

Wall Street dips following resignation of White House economic advisor

(NEW YORK) -- White House economic advisor Gary Cohn's resignation may have spooked investors as Wall Street finished trading Wednesday slightly in the red.

The Dow closed at 24,802.32 -- posting a loss of 81.80 on the day.

The ... Read More

$560M Powerball winner suing to stay anonymous has lawyers collect prize

(CONCORD, N.H.) -- Attorneys for the anonymous woman who won the nearly $560 million Powerball jackpot in New Hampshire two months ago have accepted the cash prize on her behalf.

Representatives from the law firm Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.... Read More

California's 1st driverless bus debuts in San Ramon

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The first driverless bus approved for use on public roads in California debuted on Tuesday, as local leaders lauded the potential of such vehicles to improve public-transit outcomes in and around the city of San Ramon.

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