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  • NY Attorney General announces lawsuit against Juul for e-cigarette marketing
    Josie_Desmarais/iStock(NEW YORK) -- New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a lawsuit against Juul, the e-cigarette company, because of its marketing practices, which she says were geared toward youth. "Juul basically took a page from Big Tobacco's playbook," James said Tuesday during a news briefing in New York.The lawsuit, which ... read more
    BusinessNovember 19, 2019
  • New cannabis reviewer could earn up to $36K to smoke weed, review products and vlog from home
    JonGorr/iStock(NEW YORK) -- If Snoop Dogg's hit song "Smoke Weed Everyday" perpetually plays in your head and you have a budding interest in reporting on a range of marijuana products, then this medical marijuana company may have the job opportunity of your dreams.American Marijuana, an online medical marijuana resource, will ... read more
    BusinessNovember 19, 2019
  • Breakstone’s cottage cheese voluntarily recalled over possible metal and plastic contamination
    subjug/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of cases of cottage cheese are being voluntarily recalled over fears they may contain metal and plastic.Kraft Heinz Foods Company announced the voluntary recall of Breakstone's Cottage Cheese last week after a consumer complained about finding a piece of red plastic in one container, according to ... read more
    BusinessNovember 19, 2019
  • Meet the 24-year-old trying to build the world’s first personal flying device
    DragonAir Aviation(NEW YORK) -- Three years ago, Mariah Cain was teaching extreme water sports to tourists in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and working part-time as stewardess on yachts.Now, the 24-year-old is the president and project manager for a new invention she believes will change the world. "I’m a pilot for an ... read more
    BusinessNovember 19, 2019
  • Kylie Jenner sells majority stake of her cosmetics company for $600 million
    Timothy White/E!(NEW YORK) -- After four years of owning 100% of the brand, Kylie Jenner has agreed to sell a little more than half of her business to Coty.For $600 million, 51% of Kylie Cosmetics is reportedly being sold to the beauty giant, which also houses big name brand CoverGirl ... read more
    BusinessNovember 19, 2019
  • Princess Diana’s ‘John Travolta dress’ is for sale
    domnicky/iStock(LONDON) -- Fans of Princess Diana have an opportunity to own one of the most famous dresses from her wardrobe.The blue velvet gown by Victor Edelstein that she wore to a state dinner at the White House in 1985 will be up for auction next month in London; it is ... read more
    BusinessNovember 19, 2019
  • Chick-Fil-A will no longer fund anti-LGBTQ organizations
    Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A is no longer funding two organizations that oppose same-sex marriage, the company said Monday. The Atlanta-based restaurant chain has come under fire from LGBTQ+ activists for donating millions of dollars to two Christian charities: The Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. “We ... read more
    BusinessNovember 18, 2019
  • US grants another extension for businesses relying on Huawei
    iStock/WoodyAlec(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Monday it will extend a license for 90 days for certain U.S. companies to continue working with the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. The extension of the Temporary General License has a very narrow range and allows "specific, limited engagements in transactions" involving ... read more
    BusinessNovember 18, 2019
  • Majority of Americans want local news but few are willing to pay for it, study finds
    iStock/artisteer(NEW YORK) -- A vast majority of Americans want access to local news, but only one in five people are willing to pay for it, a new report found.86% of Americans think that people should have access to local news, and 76% say they need local news organizations to stay ... read more
    BusinessNovember 18, 2019
  • We’re recycling but garbage keeps piling up: What you may not know about recycling
    MattGush/iStock(NEW YORK) -- When Chip Britting celebrated the first Earth Day in April 1970, the then-teenager saw recycling as a promising industry and went on to create a community-led recycling center in Phelps, New York with his teacher. Now, 50 years later, some are calling the efficacy of recycling into ... read more
    BusinessNovember 18, 2019