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Democratic lawmakers ask Musk for info on possible Chinese manipulation of Twitter


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 20:54:37 GMT

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Three Democratic House members are calling on Elon Musk to provide information about a possible Twitter manipulation campaign by the Chinese government.

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Trump search team finds at least 2 classified documents outside of Mar-a-Lago, news reports say


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 20:59:40 GMT

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Donald Trump is under criminal investigation by the Department of Justice for his removal of government documents from the White House when he left office.

Read more: Trump search team finds at least 2 classified documents outside of Mar-a-Lago, news reports say


Candy maker Ferrero to buy Halo Top owner, expanding North American business


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 20:26:35 GMT

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Wells Enterprises was founded in 1913 and has grown to be the second-largest ice cream company in the U.S., trailing only Ben & Jerry's owner Unilever.

Read more: Candy maker Ferrero to buy Halo Top owner, expanding North American business


Used vehicle demand and prices continue to decline from record highs


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 20:25:18 GMT

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The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index, which tracks prices of used vehicles sold at its U.S. wholesale auctions, has declined 16% from record levels in January.

Read more: Used vehicle demand and prices continue to decline from record highs


House to vote on repeal of Pentagon's Covid vaccine mandate for U.S. troops


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 19:36:16 GMT

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The overwhelming majority of Marines, soldiers and sailors have been vaccinated against Covid, but several thousand have been kicked out for refusing the shots.

Read more: House to vote on repeal of Pentagon's Covid vaccine mandate for U.S. troops


Biden to require new federal buildings to slash greenhouse gas emissions


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:54:32 GMT

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The decision comes as a growing number of cities have voted to curb gas consumption in buildings.

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Here's how to use Lensa, the chart-topping app that uses AI to transform your selfies into digital avatars


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 19:30:57 GMT

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Lensa is the top free app on Apple's App Store. For a small fee, it turns your selfies into AI-generated digital art. Here's how it works.

Read more: Here's how to use Lensa, the chart-topping app that uses AI to transform your selfies into digital avatars


Apple announces plans to encrypt iCloud backups


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 19:53:50 GMT

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Apple announced on Wednesday that it plans to encrypt additional iCloud data on its servers, including full backups, photos, and notes.

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Tax-trimming strategies tailored for the ETF investor


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:30:01 GMT

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For ETF investors bearing the brunt of a down market in 2022, tax-loss harvesting might offer an opportunity to redeem some of this year's setbacks.  

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'Risky behaviors' are causing credit scores to level off — here's how that can hurt you


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:05:46 GMT

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Your three-digit credit score can determine the interest rate you’ll pay for credit cards, car loans and mortgages. The higher your score, the lower the rate.

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FDA expected to decide on Pfizer RSV vaccine for older adults by May 2023


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 17:59:19 GMT

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Pfizer said the FDA has accepted its RSV vaccine candidate for review under an expedited process that reduces the approval process by four months.

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McCarthy's struggle to lock down House speaker roils GOP caucus, delays key committee assignments


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 17:50:20 GMT

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GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's struggle to win 218 votes to be House speaker threatens to delay Republicans' plans to hit the ground running in the new majority.

Read more: McCarthy's struggle to lock down House speaker roils GOP caucus, delays key committee assignments


Carvana shares tank as bankruptcy concerns grow for used car retailer


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 21:09:00 GMT

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Shares of Carvana plummeted by more than 40% after its largest creditors reportedly signed a deal binding them to act together in negotiations.

Read more: Carvana shares tank as bankruptcy concerns grow for used car retailer


National security concerns reportedly delay TikTok-U.S. deal


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 14:34:58 GMT

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In notes on Wednesday, analysts predicted that Meta, Google's YouTube and Snap would stand to gain from a TikTok ban in the U.S.

Read more: National security concerns reportedly delay TikTok-U.S. deal


McDonald's hopes deals like 50-cent double cheeseburgers beef up sales on its mobile app


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:30:13 GMT

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More than a year after its U.S. launch, McDonald's loyalty program had 25 million active members, as of Sept. 30.

Read more: McDonald's hopes deals like 50-cent double cheeseburgers beef up sales on its mobile app


Southwest Airlines reinstates dividend after nearly three years as travel rebounds


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 19:03:48 GMT

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Southwest's 18 cents a share dividend will pay out on Jan. 31

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Consumers’ caution around holiday spending is the highest since 2013, CNBC survey shows


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 13:08:36 GMT

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An ‘economic malaise’ is dampening holiday spending for American shoppers.

Read more: Consumers’ caution around holiday spending is the highest since 2013, CNBC survey shows


Mortgage demand falls again even as rates sink further


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 12:00:01 GMT

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Lower mortgage rates are pulling some current homeowners back to the refinance market, but not enough to offset the drop in demand from homebuyers.

Read more: Mortgage demand falls again even as rates sink further


Raphael Warnock beats Trump pick Herschel Walker in Georgia Senate runoff, NBC projects


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 19:51:33 GMT

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Warnock's projected win over Walker marks a major loss for former President Donald Trump and could have a major impact on President Joe Biden's agenda.

Read more: Raphael Warnock beats Trump pick Herschel Walker in Georgia Senate runoff, NBC projects


Omicron boosters are weaker against BQ.1.1 subvariant that is rising in U.S., study finds


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 13:39:58 GMT

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The boosters did not trigger a robust response against BQ.1.1. People with a prior history of infection who received the booster had a stronger response

Read more: Omicron boosters are weaker against BQ.1.1 subvariant that is rising in U.S., study finds


MongoDB stock jumps 27% after cloud database company shows surprise adjusted profit


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 22:57:38 GMT

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MongoDB provided upbeat commentary on demand even as some companies are being more cautious with spending on Salesforce and other software.

Read more: MongoDB stock jumps 27% after cloud database company shows surprise adjusted profit


House Ethics Committee admonishes Rep. Madison Cawthorn over crypto promotion, failure to disclose stake


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 23:59:28 GMT

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Madison Cawthorn was ordered to pay over $15,000 for his improper promotion of a cryptocurrency and failure to disclose transactions in a timely manner.

Read more: House Ethics Committee admonishes Rep. Madison Cawthorn over crypto promotion, failure to disclose stake


Trump Organization convicted in New York criminal tax fraud case


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:49:26 GMT

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The convictions come weeks after former President Donald Trump declared his candidacy for the White House in the 2024 election.

Read more: Trump Organization convicted in New York criminal tax fraud case


Tim Cook says Apple will use chips built in the U.S. at Arizona factory


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:14:59 GMT

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Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at an event in Arizona on Tuesday where he confirmed Apple will buy chips built in the U.S.

Read more: Tim Cook says Apple will use chips built in the U.S. at Arizona factory


Here's what America's top CEOs are saying about a possible recession in 2023


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:20:44 GMT

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The CEOs of JPMorgan, General Motors, Walmart and others are gearing up for a potential economic slowdown in 2023.

Read more: Here's what America's top CEOs are saying about a possible recession in 2023


GM battery plant workers to vote on union representation in labor test for the EV industry


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 18:58:25 GMT

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The organizing vote of Ultium Cells LLC is set for Wednesday and Thursday. Roughly 900 workers will be eligible to vote.

Read more: GM battery plant workers to vote on union representation in labor test for the EV industry


David Zaslav's top priority at Warner Bros. Discovery: Get the cash flowing again


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 16:49:51 GMT

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Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav is prioritizing cash generation over everything else.

Read more: David Zaslav's top priority at Warner Bros. Discovery: Get the cash flowing again


Pfizer rejects Moderna claim it copied Covid vaccine, accuses rival of rewriting history


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 16:50:52 GMT

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Pfizer asked a federal court in Boston on Monday to dismiss Moderna's lawsuit seeking monetary damages for alleged patent violations related to the Covid vaccine.

Read more: Pfizer rejects Moderna claim it copied Covid vaccine, accuses rival of rewriting history


Apple Music's getting a new karaoke feature on iPhones, iPad and Apple TV


Created: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 16:19:37 GMT

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Apple Music Sing will let users sing along to their favorite songs. Apple Music subscribers will be able to access the karaoke-like feature later this month.

Read more: Apple Music's getting a new karaoke feature on iPhones, iPad and Apple TV


Boeing's last 747 has rolled out of the factory after a more than 50-year production run


Created: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:13:51 GMT

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Boeing has produced 1,574 of the planes at its factory north of Seattle.

Read more: Boeing's last 747 has rolled out of the factory after a more than 50-year production run

 
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