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  • Hijab-wearing model Amena Khan stands out in L’Oréal Paris’ new hair campaign
    ferlistockphoto/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Meet Amena Khan.She's the hijab-wearing Muslim woman turning heads in L’Oréal Paris' new hair campaign, Elvive.And although she didn't begin wearing a hijab, or scarf, on her head until she was in her 20s, according to British Vogue, Khan said she's thrilled to part of the multimedia ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 19, 2018
  • Tales from the crypto: South Korea frets over crackdown on virtual economy
    iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA) --  In South Korea, more than 200,000 people have now signed a presidential petition imploring the government to reconsider a proposal to crack down on cryptocurrency -– an extraordinary public outcry and a clear sign that in South Korea, the failure of a virtual economy would have ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 19, 2018
  • Manhattan DA investigators raid Newsweek Media Group’s offices to conduct search of computer servers
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Investigators with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office raided on Thursday the New York City offices of Newsweek Media Group, the parent company of Newsweek and International Business Times. Newsweek said in a statement that a search of the company's computer servers was conducted "to obtain technical information ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 19, 2018
  • Krispy Kreme letting fans vote on new flavor of glazed doughnut
    bhofack2/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Krispy Kreme is asking America to decide the flavor of its newest glazed doughnut that will be offered at participating shops around the country later this year.Customers can vote for one of four choices -- blueberry, caramel, lemon and maple -- until the end of the vote ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 18, 2018
  • Wall Street retreats after record-setting Wednesday
    JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- One day after a record close for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Wall Street's major indices retreated slightly on Thursday.The Dow dropped 97.94, losing about one-third of a percent and closing at 26,017.81.The Nasdaq dipped 2.23 to a close of 7,296.05, while the S&P 500 ended the ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 18, 2018
  • Amazon names 20 remaining candidates for second headquarters
    Amazon(SEATTLE) -- Amazon announced the twenty candidates still in the running for the company's second headquarters on Thursday, eliminating 218 proposals as it moves on to the next phase of the selection process.Some of the country's biggest cities made the cut, including New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Miami, ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 18, 2018
  • Nintendo introduces Labo brand of DIY accessories for Switch console
    Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Fresh off the success of Nintendo's Switch console, the company announced Wednesday a new line of buildable toys that can be used in tandem with its Switch system.Nintendo's Labo is a brand new line of do-it-yourself toys that play into the experience of playing ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 17, 2018
  • Dow closes above 26,000 for the first time in day of gains on Wall Street
    JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Another new record on Wall Street as the Dow closed above 26,000 for the first time in history.The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly surpassed the 26,000 milestone on Tuesday, but retreated later in the session. On Wednesday, the Dow closed the session at 26,115.65, up more than ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 17, 2018
  • ‘We want to help America,’ Apple CEO Tim Cook says of moving foreign money back to US
    Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook opened up to ABC News after the company announced earlier Wednesday that it will be investing $350 billion in the U.S. economy over the next five years, creating more than 20,000 jobs.In a news release, the company also said it would ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 17, 2018
  • Medieval Times features queen as lead for first time in history
    Medieval Times(LYNDHURST, N.J.) -- Long live the queen!After 34 years of casting a king as the lead, the Medieval Times has featured a queen in charge.Erin Zapcic, who has performed with Medieval Times for seven years, most recently as the princess, debuted as the inaugural queen in New Jersey last ... read more
    BusinessJanuary 16, 2018