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Trump Foundation investigated over possible N.Y. state tax law violations

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 12:30pm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office confirmed the investigation Thursday, saying the findings could be sent to the Attorney General's Office or local prosecutors for criminal action.

       
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'Shark Tank' stars dive into Discovery's Shark Week for charity

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 12:28pm

Daymond John, Kevin O'Leary and the other fast-talking tycoons of ABC’s “Shark Tank” trade their business attire for wetsuits for a Shark Week special airing on Discovery.

       
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Adrian Cronauer, inspiration for Robin Williams' Good Morning, Vietnam' character, dies

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 12:08pm

The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died.

       
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Modern slavery most prevalent in North Korea

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 12:07pm

Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed nations also bear responsibility for it because they import $350 billion worth of goods that are produced under suspicious circumstances, according to research released Thursday.

       
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Swanky rooftop bars are new hotel craze

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:47am

Rooftop bars are a staple of summer. Hotels are at the forefront now, using their rooftops to give guests and locals cocktails and great views.

       
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Charity call to 'Help the Vets' was a scam, and so were many others, says FTC

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:27am

The FTC and charity regulators and law enforcement officials in every state are taking actions against dozens of fake charities that have taken in tens of millions of dollars in donations of cash and vehicles and other goods, all part of scams that did not directly benefit veterans.

       
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TSA testing 3D screening of carry-on bags with American at JFK this month

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:27am

TSA and American Airlines announced Thursday that tests would begin this month with a 3D scanner for carry-on bags at New York's JFK airport.

       
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'Shark Week': A brief history of the summertime TV staple

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:23am

That’s right, Shark Week is back! And as it is the 30th anniversary of TV’s famous aquatic marathon, we’re taking a look at the history of discovery Channel's longest-running cable television program in history.

       
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Flights to Europe are starting as cheap as $264 round-trip right now

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:23am

You'll find deals to Barcelona, Paris, Dublin, Berlin, and more.

       
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How General Motors became the leader in the race for self-driving cars

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:22am

GM is in the lead in a race to bring fully autonomous cars to market.

       
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Treating dating like a job interview may be key to finding 'the one'

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:22am

Treating your dating life like your business life could help you find your soul mate. Tony Spitz has the details,

       
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Immigration nonprofit rejects Salesforce money as tech faces ethics backlash over borders

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:17am

A Texas nonprofit that helps immigrants has turned down a $250,000 donation from Salesforce, saying it won’t be part of what it calls an attempt by the company to buy its way out of an ethical quandary over its contracts with Customs and Border Protection.

       
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Workers are 'ghosting' interviews, blowing off work in a strong job market

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:17am

It's a good job market, so workers are 'ghosting' job interviews, skipping the first day of work, and leaving positions with no notice.

       
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Zachary Quinto on reviving Leonard Nimoy's 'In Search Of,' Tarantino's R-rated 'Star Trek'

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:13am

After playing Spock in the new 'Star Trek' movies, Zachary Quinto follows the late Leonard Nimoy once again, this time in a revival of 1970s mystery series 'In Search Of' on History.

       
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Congress shouldn't regulate social media companies even if they're biased

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 11:03am

The government shouldn't regulate Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. It's our job to hold social media companies accountable for bias and fake news.

       
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Eerie Trump-Putin mashup portrait featured as Time magazine's cover photo

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 10:46am

A photo illustration blending portraits of President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin is Time magazine's latest provocative cover image, coming on the heels of a controversial summit in Helsinki, Finland.

       
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Ketchup doesn't belong in the fridge—sorry J.Lo

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 10:37am

Experts say 'ketchup is shelf-stable'

       
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Steam pipe explodes on Fifth Avenue in New York City

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 10:37am

       
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Joaquin Phoenix's Joker origin movie gets a title and a 2019 release date

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 10:35am

Warner Bros. has placed Joaquin Phoenix's Joker origin movie on the release calendar for next year.

       
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Jhonattan Vegas' nightmarish trip to British Open includes last-minute helicopter ride

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 10:23am

Golfer Jhonattan Vegas had a nightmarish trip to the British Open. He was so rushed to make Thursday's tee time that he arrived by helicopter. He shot a 5-over 76 to close out the first round after a horrid start.

       
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