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Unilever's profit dips amid Brazilian truck strike and currency fluctuations

7 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Consumer goods maker Unilever reported lower-than-expected second quarter sales on Thursday, hurt by a Brazilian transport strike and weak pricing.
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John Stossel: Banning straws pointlessly punishes consumers

43 minutes ago   |   Union Leader

Want to sip a refreshing beverage this summer? If environmental zealots and sycophants get their way, you won't be allowed to sip it through a plastic straw.
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Critics of Trump's Veterans Affairs Dept. Raise Concerns About Departures

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The recent wave of removals, reassignments and retirements happened under an acting secretary who has not been confirmed by the Senate.
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New York State Opens Probe Into Trump Charity, NYT Says

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

New York is investigating whether the Donald J. Trump Foundation violated state tax laws, a an inquiry that could lead to a criminal referral for possible prosecution, the New...
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I have heard the world's “permanent ice” is melting. Is this true?

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Dear Tom, I have heard the world's “permanent ice” is melting. Is this true? - James Colgren Dear James, Yes. “Permanent ice” is ice that lasts for decades or longer. It is...
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Trump's tariffs may raise cost of insurance, parts, drive up auto thefts

4 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

A threat by the U.S. government to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported auto parts could hit consumers in unexpected ways: higher repair costs, insurance premiums and...
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Derek Carr has gotten everything he expected from Jon Gruden, and more

5 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

From the moment it became obvious that Jon Gruden possibly would return to the Raiders as the team's head coach, concerns emerged regarding whether the Chucky persona would...
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Shock: Some Jersey Shore boardwalk games are fixed, inspectors say

5 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

State inspectors have taken to the New Jersey Shore to ensure that boardwalk games and stores are in compliance with consumer-protection regulations, and officials said they...
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How a small forensics company unleashed a flood of cold-case arrests

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

Police are harnessing consumer DNA sites to solve old murders, which could spur a massive clearing of unsolved crimes.
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Neighbors near new roundabout express concerns

Neighbors near new roundabout express concerns

6 hours ago   |   WYFF


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White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens...

White House says Trump will discuss allowing Russia to question US citizens as part of 'incredible offer' floated by Putin

The White House has confirmed that President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin discussed striking a deal that would allow Russia to criminally investigate a former US... Read more ...

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

State Supreme Court blocks measure to divide California into three states

The California Supreme Court blocked a measure Wednesday that would divide the state into three, preventing it from appearing on the November ballot. Read more ...

Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

Medical records stated that a Kansas City-area woman's child tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease. Read more ...

President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate...

President Trump says in interview he told Putin the US won't tolerate election interference

President Trump said during an interview, "I let him know we can't have this." Read more ...

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles

The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night. Read more ...

Lay's is releasing 8 new chip flavors inspired by hometown favorites

Lay's is releasing 8 new chip flavors inspired by hometown favorites

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Florida man dies after eating oyster tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria

Florida man dies after eating oyster tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria

A 71-year-old man died after consuming "flesh-eating" bacteria on an oyster. Read more ...

Trump says Russia isn't a threat, contradicts his own intelligence chief

Trump says Russia isn't a threat, contradicts his own intelligence chief

President Trump on Wednesday appeared to say that Russia was no longer targeting the US - flatly contradicting his own intelligence chief, who said days ago that “the warning... Read more ...

Dog with terminal cancer receives free burgers for life at Burger King

Dog with terminal cancer receives free burgers for life at Burger King

A daily cheeseburger eases the pain for this terminally ill boxer-lab mix. Read more ...

No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

No one can figure out why a Virgin Mary statue is weeping olive oil​

The Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces continues to investigate a Virgin Mary sculpture in a Hobbs church that appears to be weeping. Read more ...