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May 16, 2017 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some say "beauty is as beauty does." On Sunday, "The Miss USA Pageant" with its bevy of beauties, didn't do it for Fox. It delivered a pretty low 3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. To make matters worse, that was a significant decline from last year, when Fox first aired it,...
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May 16, 2017 - 2:13 pm
TORONTO (AP) — No one who has bought a ticket for a domestic or international flight in Canada will be allowed to be removed because of overbooking under a new passenger bill of rights, the transportation minister announced Tuesday. Minister Marc Garneau said the shoddy treatment of air passengers...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2017 file photo, Freddie Highmore attends the "Bates Motel" red carpet event in Universal City, Calif. Highmore will portray and autistic surgeon in the upcoming ABC series, “The Good Doctor." It is part of the network's 2017-18 schedule announced Tuesday, May 16. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Roseanne," one of TV's rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest of the cast intact, the network said Tuesday in announcing its 2017-18 season plans. "The Conners' joys and struggles are as...
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May 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delta Air Lines scored the best for on-time flights in the latest government rankings, and United and American weren't far behind. Virgin America had the highest rate of delayed flights, and discount carrier Spirit Airlines drew the highest rate of consumer complaints. The...
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FILE - This Tuesday, June 28, 2016 file photo shows the sign at a McDonald's restaurant, in Miami. McDonald's said Tuesday May 16, 2017 it was withdrawing a British television ad that was accused of using child bereavement to sell fast food. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
May 16, 2017 - 12:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — McDonald's on Tuesday pulled a British television ad that was accused of using child bereavement to sell fast food. The ad, which began airing last week, shows a boy talking to his mother about his late father and wondering what they had in common. They go to a McDonald's where the...
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Specialist Brian Fairbrother, left, and trader Tommy Kalikas work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. U.S. stock indexes were little changed in early trading Tuesday, a day after the market closed at record highs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 16, 2017 - 12:31 pm
The major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in midday trading Tuesday a day after the market closed at record highs. Investors were sizing up the latest crop of company earnings and new data on home construction and industrial production. Health care and real estate...
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May 16, 2017 - 12:31 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Microsoft announced Tuesday that it intends to contribute $5 million over five years to the United Nations human rights office, assistance the Geneva-based agency called a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit. The Redmond, Washington-...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 22, 2015, file photo, Stijn Vanveerdeghem, left, an engineer with Cisco, shows graphics with live wireless traffic to FedEx employee Barry Poole during the RSA Conference in San Francisco, where threat analysts, security vendors and corporate IT administrators gathered to talk about malicious software, spear-phishing and other attacks that can steal money or secrets from companies and consumers. As the Friday, May 12, 2017, global cyberextortion attack that held people’s computer files hostage slows, authorities are working to catch the crooks behind it, which is a difficult task that involves searching for digital clues and following the money. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
May 16, 2017 - 10:21 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to North Korea. Simon Choi,...
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May 16, 2017 - 10:19 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has removed all airlines from Benin and Mozambique from its air safety blacklist after the companies addressed the bloc's safety concerns. EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc said Tuesday that the airlines' removal from the blacklist showed their reforms and...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
"Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to [email protected]
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