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There's a chemical in coffee that may cause cancer, but researchers have found a way to reduce your risk

There's a chemical in coffee that may cause cancer, but researchers have found a way to reduce your risk

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Last year, a California judge ruled that coffee companies must post warnings about a potential cancer-causing chemical in their brews. That chemical is acrylamide, and it's...
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As prices soar, Turkey's Erdogan woos voters with cheap veg

2 hours ago   |   National Post

ISTANBUL - In a middle class Istanbul neighbourhood shoppers form a long line to an immense tent carrying a sign that reads “Total combat against inflation.” The weapons in...
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Shares in Kraft Heinz to plunge on news of US probe, loss

3 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Shares in Kraft Heinz are expected to plunge when markets open Friday after the consumer goods company said it was being investigated by U.S. regulators and it reported a...
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What the Success of Netflix's Roma Foretells for the Future of Film

3 hours ago   |   Slate

We are in the middle of a “ Netflix Revolution .” Streaming companies like Netflix and Amazon are not only changing way the world consumes movies and television content, they...
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LeBron thrives in this uncomfortable sprint to playoffs

6 hours ago   |   ESPN

This Lakers win was a welcome relief after the drama that has consumed the team.
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2020 Tokyo Olympics Goes Green, Collects Old Phones to Produce Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek

“The idea of using recycled metals in medals has been used in the past,” it states on the Tokyo 2020 website. “However, this project makes Tokyo 2020 a first in the history of...
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Customers say Bartlett travel agency turned travel dreams into billing, booking nightmares

10 hours ago   |   ABC

They were supposed to be dream vacations, but travelers said they turned into billing and booking nightmares. Now some customers are fighting for full refunds.
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Mattress sales bounce between stores and online shoppers who try them at home

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Retailers' fortunes vary as consumers' habits shift in the search for a good night's sleep.
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Democratic senators urge FTC to act on Facebook 'friendly fraud' practices

12 hours ago   |   Reuters

Two Democratic U.S. senators called for the Federal Trade Commission to act on a complaint filed by consumer groups against Facebook on Thursday that alleged the company...
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High levels of carbon monoxide make students, teachers sick at suburban KinderCare

13 hours ago   |   WGN TV

TINLEY PARK, Ill. - Rescue personnel responding to reports of a carbon monoxide leak at a KinderCare in Tinley Park detected a high level of CO Thursday evening, according to...
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Jussie Smollett reportedly went back to the 'Empire' set after appearing in...

Jussie Smollett reportedly went back to the 'Empire' set after appearing in court and told colleagues: 'I swear to God, I did not do this'

Jussie Smollett returned to the "Empire" set hours after posting bond and being released from jail after he was charged with filing a false police report, according to multiple... Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett case

Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett case

Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped track down brothers who discredited Smollett attack Read more ...

Moscow court extends detention of ex-Marine held for spying

Moscow court extends detention of ex-Marine held for spying

MOSCOW - A Moscow court has extended the detention for the American arrested at the end of December for alleged spying. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was detained in a... Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

How Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Built an Empire-And a Legacy

How Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Built an Empire-And a Legacy

Friday would have been Steve Irwin's 57th birthday. In celebration of Irwin's life and legacy, Google is featuring the late conservationist and zookeeper in a Google Doodle... Read more ...

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

The earthquake's epicenter was far inland, away from the country's main highways that run along mountain ranges. Read more ...

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

ZURICH - FIFA has banned Chelsea from signing players until the 2020 offseason transfer window for breaching rules covering young players. Read more ...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday. They won the the $29.5... Read more ...