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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:00 GMTOn #GivingTuesday alone, the ACLU received over $1.7m in online donations, a 965 percent increase over last year.A man waves an LGBT equality rainbow flag at a celebration rally in West Hollywood, California, United States, June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonRainbow whistles are shown hanging at the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, California June 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jed Jacobsohn
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:02:00 GMTIndustry leaders in China see a chance to capitalize on President-elect Trump's threats to clamp down on immigration and poach top tech talent.Then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers an immigration policy speech during a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in Phoenix.Baidu CEO Robin Li.U.S. President-elect Donald Trump tours a Carrier factory with Vice President-elect Mike Pence in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 1, 2016.A Baidu sign is seen during the third annual World Internet Conference in Jiaxing, China.Drones on display at the headquarters of DJI in Shenzhen, China, in April.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:30:31 GMTDomino's Japan has stopped its reindeer training program for pizza delivery, saying it's too difficult to control the unwieldy beasts.Domino's Pizza employees attempt to make a reindeer carry a pizza box.Dominos Japan introduces new reindeer-inspired delivery cars to replace reindeer delivery program
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:28:00 GMTWal-Mart said it would pay $7.5M to settle a lawsuit claiming it discriminated against gay employees nationwide by denying health benefits to their spouses.Walmart store in Carson, California, on January 27, 2015.Walmart store in Carson, California, on January 27, 2015.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:10:52 GMTTesla just got a new competitor. Early next year, Lucid Motors will build a $700 million factory set to produce a new line of electric vehicles.Lucid Motors is building a $700 million factory to produce a new line of electric vehicles, betting millions of Americans will soon trade in their conventional, gas-powered cars and trucks for a new generation of battery cars.Lucid Motors prototype
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:23:37 GMTA 3-year-old was found hanging by a drawstring from blinds — a tragic accident that experts say happens more often that many realize.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:20:00 GMTChrysler's assembly line ground to a halt Friday, marking the end of the Chrysler 200 sedan — and the start of a long layoff for 1,700 employees.Fiat Chrysler's suburban Detroit assembly plant marked the end of production of the Chrysler 200 sedan on December 2, 2016.A worker at Fiat Chrysler Automobile's Sterling Heights assembly plant.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:18:00 GMTU.S. health spending always grows but it grew particularly quickly last year as more people got health insurance for the first time.A patient has her pulse checked by a diabetes specialist doctor during a medical check-up at a hospital. Health Spending
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:09:00 GMTThis year it'll cost a little more if you want to put everything from the "12 Days of Christmas" song under your tree.REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:14:00 GMTThe U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to the lowest rate in nine years, the Labor Department said on Friday.REUTERS/David McNew/File Photo
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:21:00 GMTTrump may have to give up one property on Pennsylvania Avenue if he wants to move into another down the street.The Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue is seen at ground breaking ceremonies for the Trump International Hotel in Washington July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:44:00 GMTAs Trump touted a deal to save Carrier jobs, hundreds of other jobs will be lost when a plant owned by the same company moves to Mexico.President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence wave as they visit to Carrier factory, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Indianapolis, Ind.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:27:23 GMTTom Steyer, founder and president of NextGen Climate, talks with Rachel Maddow.An Exxon gas station in Falls Church, Virginia, in 2014.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:45:00 GMTPrincess Cruise Lines will pay a $40 million penalty after pleading guilty to seven federal charges in an illegal ocean pollution case, authorities said Thursday.The cruise ship Crown Princess travels into Port Canaveral, Florida in this July 18, 2006.The cruise ship Crown Princess travels into Port Canaveral, Florida in this July 18, 2006.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:30:00 GMTThe head of Starbucks will soon pour his last cup.Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz attends the 2016 Starbucks Partner Family Forum at Shangri-La Hotel on January 12, 2016 in Chengdu, China. Starbucks plans to open 500 new stores in China in 2016.Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:19:00 GMTRetailers are lining up some enticing deals, particularly around toys, gift cards, Christmas decorations, jewelry, and even electronics.Ugly Christmas Sweater Day (December 16) gets major buzz on social media, so be sure to stock up on unsightly knitwear this month.TV sets made with LG Display flat screens are displayed for sale. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/FilesREUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:52:00 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump will kick off his victory tour Thursday at an Indiana Carrier plant where he will tout a deal struck with company executives to keep nearly 1,000 jobs from moving to Mexico.U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump speaks at an event at Carrier HVAC plant in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Bergin
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:32:00 GMTPutin played a crucial role in helping OPEC rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia set aside differences to forge the first deal with Russia in 15 years.REUTERS/Phil NobleIran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh arrives for a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria, November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:14:00 GMTYour smart phone has the ability to track your spending patterns and cravings. But this same technology makes us a lot more vulnerable to spending.A woman browses on a laptop computer. Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesShoppers exit a Best Buy after purchasing electronic items during Black Friday sales in San Diego, California on Nov. 24, 2016.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:10:00 GMTThere's a mom and pop grocery store in Willmar, Minnesota that carries a few items you won't find at any Walmart. Like cubed camel meat.In tiny Willmar, Minnesota, more than 20 businesses in and around Main Street are Somali-owned.Owner of Ainu Shams Grocery in Downtown Willmar, Abdilahi Omar, 43, plans to expand his Somali imports grocery to a larger space.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:57:00 GMTDollar General reported a surprise drop in Q3 comparable sales, largely due to lower grocery prices and a reduction of food stamp coverage.REUTERS/Rick WilkingREUTERS/Rick Wilking
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:56:00 GMTRachel Maddow reports on the odd reversal in the relationship between President-elect Donald Trump and the billionaire Ricketts family.President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with Todd Ricketts, co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, after their meeting at Trump International Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on Nov. 19, 2016.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:38:00 GMTBalancing a career with family life isn't always so easy but one company leads the way allowing their employees to be parents at work: Patagonia.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:39:00 GMTConsumer advocates say "buy now, pay interest later" programs are credit traps that can end up costing hundreds of dollars for unsuspecting customers.Shoppers buy electronic items during Black Friday sales at a Best Buy in San Diego, California, on Nov. 24, 2016.A customer pushes his shopping cart during the Black Friday sales event on Thanksgiving Day at Target in Chicago, Illinois, on Nov. 24, 2016.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:12:00 GMTMichael James "Jim" Delligatti, the McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago, ate at least one 540-calorie Big Mac a week.McDonald's Big Mac sandwich Big Mac creator Michael "Jim" Delligatti attends his 90th birthday party in Canonsburg, Pa., on Aug. 21, 2008.