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New York - Strap On The Fitbit: John Hancock To Sell Only Interactive Life Insurance Today 12:59 AM New York - John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that track fitness and health data through wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday. The move...

New York - Delta Joins United, JetBlue In Hiking U.S. Baggage Fees To $30 Today 12:18 AM New York - Delta Airlines Inc, the second-largest U.S. airline, on Wednesday joined other major airlines in hiking domestic flight baggage fees by $5 per bag to $30. The price hike follows similar moves by United Continental Holdings Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp in August and comes as Congress...


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Seattle, WA - Amazon Considering Opening Up To 3,000 Cashierless Stores By 2021: Bbg

Yesterday 11:50 PM

Seattle, WA - Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new Amazon Go cashierless stores in the next few years...Read More »

Baltimore, MD - Prosecutors: 3 Charged In $364 Million Ponzi Scheme

Yesterday 11:30 PM

Baltimore - Federal prosecutors have accused three men of portraying themselves as investment professionals and using a phony portfolio of consumer debt to defraud hundreds of unwary investors out of tens of millions of dollars as part of a $364 million Ponzi...Read More »

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London - Tired Londoners Rent Sleep Pods For Some Zzz's

Yesterday 11:28 PM

London - Exhausted Londoners hoping to take a rest from their busy schedules are being offered an alternative to coffee breaks: a sleep pod where...Read More »

Washington - Trump: 9/11 Memorial Renewed My Resolve To Build Border Wall

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Washington - President Donald Trump says the Sept. 11 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, renewed his resolve to push for his stalled southern...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Says He Is Not Worried What Ex-aide Manafort Will Tell Prosecutors

Yesterday 10:26 PM

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is not worried about what his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who is...Read More »

New Bern, NC - Trump Comforts Storm-ravaged Carolinas With Hot Dogs, Hugs

Yesterday 10:00 PM

New Bern, NC - Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on...Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - 4-year-old Badly Injured After Being Hit By Car In Borough Park

Yesterday 09:37 PM

Brooklyn, NY - A 4-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Brooklyn Wednesday. It happened around 2:30 p.m. on 13th...Read More »

Moscow - Russia To Study Israeli Data Related To Downed Plane

Yesterday 09:30 PM

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information on the Israeli airstrike in Syria that triggered...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Yom Kippur, A Children's Bike Festival On Israel's Deserted Roads

Yesterday 09:00 PM

Jerusalem - Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, is a time when many non-regular Israeli synagogue-goers take time to pray. It is also...Read More »

Jerusalem - Stabbing Attack Thwarted on Eve of Yom Kippur

Yesterday 08:30 PM

Jerusalem - A Palestinian man was shot on Tuesday by Israeli police who said he tried to stab a Jewish worshiper near Damascus Gate outside the...Read More »

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Dallas, TX - High School Textbooks In Texas Blame Arab World For Conflict With Israel

September 18, 2018 04:30 PM

Dallas, TX - High school textbooks in Texas have blamed the Arab world for its conflict with Israel — and they will continue to do so following a review of the state’s public school curriculum. The Texas State Board of Education voted on Friday to keep a social...Read More »

California - Los Angeles To Consider Banning Sale Of Fur Products

September 18, 2018 04:00 PM

Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles would become the largest city in the U.S. to ban the sale of fur products if the City Council approves a proposed law...Read More »

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Detroit - Renault-Nissan To Use Android System In Its Dashboards

September 18, 2018 03:00 PM

Detroit - The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, one of the world's top-selling automakers, has decided to go with Google's Android operating system...Read More »

New York - Publisher: Woodward's "Fear" Already A Million-seller

September 18, 2018 02:32 PM

New York - Bob Woodward's "Fear" is already a million-seller. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Woodward's takedown of President Donald...Read More »

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Berlin - Top German Spy Loses Job After Clashing With Merkel Over Far Right Violence, Kosher Restaurant Attack

September 18, 2018 01:45 PM

Berlin - The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is being replaced after clashing with Chancellor Angela Merkel over anti-migrant violence...Read More »

New York - Too Much Screen Time? New Phone Controls For You And Kids

September 18, 2018 01:00 PM

New York - Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones — really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don't...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Netanyahu Tells Putin Syria Is To Blame For Downing Of Russian Plane, Offers Help With Inquiry

September 18, 2018 12:38 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that Syrian forces were to blame for the...Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Confirms Envoy In Moscow Summoned To Russian Foreign Ministry

September 18, 2018 11:45 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that its deputy ambassador in Moscow had been summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry but...Read More »

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Baltimore - 5 Ways Trump's Tariffs On $200B In China Goods Could Be Felt

September 18, 2018 11:00 AM

Baltimore - By imposing taxes on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, President Donald Trump has intensified a battle of wills between the...Read More »

Union, NJ - Homemade Bomb Found Affixed To Headstone In NJ Jewish Cemetery

September 18, 2018 10:46 AM

Union, NJ - A homemade explosive device was found affixed to a headstone in a Jewish cemetery in New Jersey. The device was discovered on Sunday...Read More »

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London - Researchers Find Hints Of Israeli Spyware Around Globe

September 18, 2018 09:55 AM

London - Researchers say an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected around the globe. The internet watchdog Citizen Lab says it has used an internet survey...Read More »

Jerusalem - PHOTOS: Ahead Of Yom Kippur, Jews Cast Out Sins With Kaparos And Tashlich

September 18, 2018 09:24 AM

Jerusalem - Waving chickens above their heads, ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel performed the ritual of "kaparot" ahead of Yom Kippur, the most sacred...Read More »

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Seoul - "Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim Won A Propaganda Coup?

September 18, 2018 08:59 AM

Seoul - If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was searching for the perfect propaganda set piece, something designed to show his people that he's a...Read More »

Gaza - Israel Says It Fired At Palestinians Tampering With Gaza Fence; Two Killed

September 18, 2018 08:29 AM

Gaza - Two people were found dead near the site of an Israeli missile strike at the coastal strip's border with Israel, Gaza medics said on...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Woman Says Ari Fuld Shot Palestinian Assailant As He Tried To Stab Her

September 18, 2018 07:56 AM

Jerusalem - An employee of a falafel shop at the Gush Etzion junction said the Palestinian teen who stabbed Ari Fuld was running at her brandishing...Read More »

Moscow - Russia Blames Israel For Shooting Down Of Plane Off Syria

September 18, 2018 07:50 AM

Moscow - A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian...Read More »

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North Carolina - Millions Of Chickens Drown In Florence Floodwaters, Manure Pits Damaged

September 17, 2018 11:59 PM

North Carolina - U.S. food companies kept slaughter plants shut on Monday in southeastern states swamped by Hurricane Florence as catastrophic...Read More »

New York - Coke Eyes Cannabis-infused Drink Market

September 17, 2018 11:30 PM

New York - Coca-Cola Co <KO.N> is closely watching the fast-growing marijuana drinks market for a possible entry that would expand the world's...Read More »

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Montgomery Village, MD - Driving Lesson Ends With Car Landing In A Swimming Pool

September 17, 2018 11:00 PM

Montgomery Village, MD - A driving lesson went off the deep end in Maryland when authorities say the car jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in a swimming pool. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer tells The Washington Post the...Read More »

New York - Amazon Launches Small Business Shop

September 17, 2018 10:35 PM

New York - Amazon wants you to shop small. The online retailer launched a new section of its site Monday called Amazon Storefronts, which only lists products sold by small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. The company says smaller companies can get lost...Read More »

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Washington - US Slashes Number Of Refugees To 30,000 For Next Year

September 17, 2018 10:00 PM

Washington - The Trump administration is cutting the number of refugees allowed into the United States next year to 30,000. The announcement comes...Read More »

Wilmington, NC - Can Apps Like Waze Steer You Clear Of Disaster? Maybe Not

September 17, 2018 09:30 PM

Wilmington, NC - Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding. But can people really rely on their smartphones to...Read More »

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