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UK watchdog cracking down on ads with 'harmful' gender stereotypes

Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The United Kingdom advertising industry's self-regulatory group is cracking down on ads that feature stereotypical gender roles, after releasing a report this week that ...

IBM stock falls after another quarter of declining revenue, Wall Street sets new records

JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Another record setting day for two of Wall Street's indices, as tech stocks and drug company Vertex Pharmaceuticals led the way.The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

McCormick to acquire French's, Frank's RedHot brands for $4.2 billion

Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- In a sale worth more than $4 billion, McCormick & Company is expected to purchase the food business ...

Brides-to-be offered free wedding gowns after dress chain closes

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Brides are stepping up to help brides-to-be after the sudden bankruptcy of a national bridal dress chain left many without wedding dresses.Women are using the ...

Report: Canadians buying more homes in U.S.

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- More Canadians have been buying homes in the United States, according to a new report.The National Association of Realtors reported that Canadians spent ...

American Airlines dedicates Boeing 777 to 91-year-old mechanic for 75 years of service

American Airlines (NEW YORK) -- After 75 years with American Airlines, Azreil “Al” Blackman says he isn't thinking about retirement."That's not my style," he told ABC News.Based out of ...

Nasdaq continues win streak as Wall Street closes mixed

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 led Wall Street with new records as the Dow lagged behind on Tuesday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 54.99 ...

House Republicans release their 2018 budget blueprint that targets social programs

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans are proposing a $4 trillion budget for 2018 that includes deep cuts to social programs such as Medicaid and food stamps, which they say ...

Netflix tops 100 million subscribers, company announces

Netflix (NEW YORK) -- It's official, Netflix has crossed the 100-million-subscriber mark.In a letter to the company's shareholders on Monday, Netflix announced that it finished June with 104 million ...

On 'Made in America week,' White House defends imported Trump products

OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- As the White House kicks off its self-proclaimed "Made in America week," shining a spotlight on products manufactured domestically, President Donald Trump's spokesman was ...

Girl Scout troop for the homeless in New York will expand to reach 500 girls and women

Courtesy of NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer's office (NEW YORK) -- The nation's first Girl Scouts troop dedicated to serving homeless girls and women is getting a huge ...

Tech stocks lead a lagging Wall Street

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mixed on Monday ahead of several key earnings reports this week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 8.02 (-0.04 percent) to finish at ...

What is net neutrality?

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Net neutrality rules put in place under the Obama administration are at risk of being overturned.Monday marked the last day the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...

Popular bridal dress chain abruptly closes stores, leaving some brides-to-be stranded

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Brides-to-be across the U.S. are feeling jilted after a nationwide bridal dress chain suddenly closed its stores after nearly 80 years in business.On some of ...

Millions of pounds of hot dogs recalled over pieces of bone

FSIS (NEW YORK) -- More than 7 million pounds of hot dogs are being recalled after consumers reported finding pieces of bone and cartilage inside, according to officials. The Department ...

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