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Toys “R” Us May File For Bankruptcy and Its Sending Ripples To Toy Manufacturers

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Toys “R” Us may be filing for bankruptcy ahead of the holiday season, and it’s causing shares for two major U.S. toy companies to drop – Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc. Toys “R” Us is working on developing a loan that would allow it to continue working while the company went through the possible Chapter […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Google May Be Looking To Purchase Snapchat for $30 Billion

snapchat

It was recently reported that Google was looking to purchase Shapchat for around $30 billion. Should this deal go through (although there is no certainty of it), it could lead to some big things for Google. It would also mean combining Snapchat with Google’s mega hit video platform YouTube. And, a merger like this means […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

General Motors Recalling Thousands of GMC and Chevy Trucks

Thousands upon thousands of GMC and Chevy pickup trucks have been recalled over a possible power steering problem. According to General Motors, over 690,000 GMC Sierra 1500s and 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500s may be affected. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the problem is the result of a software issue that may lead to […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

U.S. Economy Gets 209,000 New Jobs For July

Jobs

July saw an additional 209,000 new jobs in the economy – the second straight month of strong gains that highlights the energy felt, as it goes into nine years of growth. The Labor Department said the unemployment rate dropped to 4.3% from 4.4%, equaling a 16-year-low first seen in May. However, Americans’ paychecks are still […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

FCC Rules In Favor For Net Neutrality

The FCC voted 3-2 that favors on “net neutrality”, creating new rules that ensure the U.S.’s broadband Internet is “fast, fair and open”. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said nobody should have control over open, free access to the Internet. He said it’s the strongest platform, and that broadband providers should not be making the rules. […]

February 28th, 2015 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Oil Prices Drop Again Amid Government Report

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Oil futures saw another drop Wednesday on a government report that shows there’s an increase in U.S. oil supplies and a record level of gas production. The U.S. is packed with oil, and record production levels are meeting the increasing imports tide. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, oil stocks saw a 7.26 million […]

December 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

UA Scientists Start Diabetes Clinical Trial

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University of Alabama scientists have started clinical trials to see if a commonly-prescribed medication for blood pressure and can reverse diabetes in mice is able do the same thing with humans. Researchers from the Birmingham campus are enrolling around 50 patients who have been recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Daphne Powell, who has suffered […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Father: Misty Upham Did Not Commit Suicide

According to Charles Upham, the father of actress Misty Upham, he doesn’t think his daughter’s death was suicide. Instead, he said, he thinks his daughter died trying to avoid police by hiding from them. Charles said his daughter ran behind her apartment into a wooded area, which has a hidden drop off. According to evidence, […]

October 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

FTC Being Asked To Investigate CarMax Practices Of Selling Used Non-Repaired, Recalled Cars

Several consumer and auto safety organizations have put a petition into the Federal Trade Commission about the vehicles CarMax, a used car sales company, is selling. If the FTC supports the organizations, CarMax would have to immediately stop advertising their vehicles as being certified and quality inspected so long as the recalled cars have not […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

White House Won’t Get Involved with “Deport Justin Bieber” Petition

The White House has officially announced what it plans to do with the “Deport Justin Bieber” petition. Absolutely nothing! The petition to deport Justin Bieber and have his green card revoked was started in January when he was arrested and charged with DUI. The petition attained around 275,000 signatures from people in the United States. […]

April 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

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