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Record closes on Wall Street as Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged for now

tarabird/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Little movement on Wall Street today, but record-setting closes for two major indices on Wednesday, as the Federal Reserve announces no change in interest rates.The ...

Theresa May calls for internet companies to act more quickly to remove terrorist content

Photo by Kevin Hagen/Getty Images (LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May called for internet companies to take a harder stance against terrorist content on their platforms Wednesday, speaking ...

Woman wins $133M Powerball jackpot after playing the same numbers for 30 years

Sean Gladwell/Hemera/Thinkstock (GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.) -- One Colorado woman's persistence finally paid off after 30 years of playing the exact same lottery numbers -- she won a $133.2 million ...

UK store lets you pay by giving cashier the finger

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock (LONDON) -- A grocery store in the UK has become the first-ever to let customers pay by having them give the finger -- their pointer finger, that ...

This Lyft's for you: Budweiser offers up to 150K free rides for drinkers

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- While Budweiser obviously wants people to have a good time, the beer company doesn't want people getting behind the wheel after doing so, so it's ...

Paleo-friendly baby food line debuts: Is it healthy?

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A Texas couple who claim their health was improved by following the paleo diet -- eating the same foods as our ancestors -- have ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'encouraged' by President Trump's movement on 'Dreamers'

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook said he is “encouraged” by President Donald Trump’s discussions with Democrats to protect the status of “Dreamers,” the thousands of ...

Controversial fight decision prompts Las Vegas refunds

Ethan Miller/Getty Images (LAS VEGAS) -- Large bets for for Gennady Golovkn's title fight against Canelo Alvarez have to be refunded after a controversial decision left bettors and bookmakers ...

What is the National Flood Insurance Program?

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the nation grieved as images of emerged of homes submerged up to the eves, abandoned ...

Peacock photobombs wedding photos for Indiana couple

Darryl Hammond/Hammond Photo Design Studios, Inc. (DYER, Ind.) -- When an Indiana couple posed for photos after their nuptials in August, they didn't expect a colorful peacock to steal ...

Wisconsin lawmakers approve Foxconn deal

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock (MADISON, Wisc.) -- Wisconsin lawmakers have approved a $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn. This comes with a clause that the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer must invest approximately $10 ...

Google sued for alleged gender pay discrimination

Google (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Three former Google employees are suing the company for allegedly paying women less than men for similar work. Filed in a San Francisco court, the lawsuit ...

Carnival worker falls from malfunctioning Ferris wheel

Brittney Smith/Facebook (GREENSBORO, N.C.) -- A tense moment was caught on camera at a North Carolina fair Friday night as a Ferris wheel malfunctioned, leaving two children clinging to ...

Equifax says fewer than 400K people affected by data breach in the UK

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images (LONDON) -- The Equifax data breach may have reached beyond U.S. borders.The company said fewer than 400,000 consumers in the U.K. had their personal information accessed ...

Wall Street hits new records as tech stocks climb

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green on Friday, led by technology stocks, despite North Korea's latest missile launch.The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 64.86 (+0.29 ...

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