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  • 3 young brothers on how they created a handcrafted candle company to pay for toys and help the homeless
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- Three incredible young brothers-turned-entrepreneurs have created a successful candle company that sheds light on a bigger issue and gives back to the homeless community.Collin, 13, Ryan, 11, and Austin, 8, Gill started Frères Branchiaux, which is French for Gill Brothers, when their parents lit a flame under ... read more
    BusinessJuly 23, 2019
  • 4 sisters make and sell bracelets so parents can adopt a baby
    iStock(BROOKHAVEN, Miss.) -- Four little girls with big hearts are raising money in hopes of paying for the adoption of their fifth sibling.Susanna, 11; Mary Anson, 11; Eleanor, 7; and Evelyn Tate, 4; have earned $1,200 from their bracelet crafting business adorably titled, Bracelets for a Baby. The sisters came ... read more
    BusinessJuly 23, 2019
  • New York City could become latest to punish cashless businesses
    agrobacter/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New York could become the latest city to punish businesses that refuse to accept cash. New York's City council will vote on a bill Tuesday that would prohibit most shops and restaurants from refusing to accept payments in cash amid concerns that cashless policies could discriminate against ... read more
    BusinessJuly 23, 2019
  • What consumers are entitled to in the $700 million Equifax settlement over the 2017 data breach
    Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Credit reporting agency Equifax will likely pay out a $700 million settlement over the 2017 data breach that exposed the social security numbers of an estimated 147 million people, according to federal officials.A proposed settlement would involve the company providing up to ... read more
    BusinessJuly 22, 2019
  • For $2,500 a month travelers get unlimited luxury hotel stays with new service
    yesfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Think of it as Rent the Runway, but for luxury hotel stays.Inspirato has just launched what's being billed as the world's first luxury travel subscription service. For $2,500 per month, members of Inspirato Pass get access to more than 60,000 worldwide luxury vacation homes, hotels, resorts and ... read more
    BusinessJuly 22, 2019
  • Suspension of flights ‘has nothing to do with Cairo airport’: British Airways official
    studioEAST/Getty Images(LONDON) -- British Airways' abrupt decision to suspend flights to Cairo for seven days is not related to security concerns at the Cairo airport, an official at the airline told ABC News on Sunday. "We have no concerns over security at Cairo Airport. The decision is purely related to ... read more
    BusinessJuly 22, 2019
  • Lufthansa, British Airways suddenly suspend all flights to Cairo as ‘precaution’
    studioEAST/Getty Images(LONDON) --  British Airways and the German carrier Lufthansa said on Saturday they had suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days as a security "precaution," but offered no additional details. "We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to ... read more
    BusinessJuly 20, 2019
  • 50 years after the moon landing: How close is space travel, really?
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- When Americans first walked on the moon 50 years ago, the idea of space travel crystallized into a graspable future. Bolstered by a geeky shift in pop culture that launched and relaunched franchises such as Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica and Star Trek, Americans saw intergalactic storylines that ... read more
    BusinessJuly 20, 2019
  • Employees quit store in protest after alleged racism by manager
    KGTV(SAN DIEGO) -- Two employees have quit a consignment shop near San Diego after their manager allegedly used racist language while dealing with a Hispanic customer at the store last week.Celia Miranda, one of those employees who resigned in protest, told San Diego ABC affiliate KGTV that her manager got ... read more
    BusinessJuly 20, 2019
  • What’s in a decimal point? Maybe a $9672 Uber ride
    iStock(NEW YORK) -- An Uber glitch moving the decimal point over two spaces caused several riders to be charged eye-popping fares this week, or 100 times the original amount.After users took to social media earlier this week, Uber copped to the problem and said it would work with banks and ... read more
    BusinessJuly 19, 2019