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1715 Fleet - Queens Jewels, LLC(FT. PIERCE, Fla.) — Florida treasure hunters hit the sunken treasure jackpot.Brent Brisben, co-founder of 1715 Fleet-Queens Jewels LLC — the company that has the rights to dive at the wreckage site where the gol
Coffee Meets Bagel(NEW YORK) -- The Kang sisters -- Soo, Dawoon and Arum -- stunned everyone when they said no to $30 million, walking away from Mark Cuban’s record-setting offer for their dating app on ABC’s Shark Tank earlier this year.&ldqu
Courtesy Walmart(WINFIELD, Kan.) -- There’s a lot to celebrate as you get older. Especially when you’re 103 and Walmart’s oldest employee in the United States.Meet Loren Wade, who on Saturday celebrated his 103rd birthday and 33 years as
Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- New York's LaGuardia Airport is getting a makeover.Vice President Joe Biden joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in announcing that the airport will be torn down next year and rebuilt.The plans to revamp the airport co
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- World markets sank after Chinese stocks suffered another sell off and US stocks fall for a fifth day.The Shanghai "share index" shed more than 8 percent, it's biggest one-day decline since 2007 and it had a ripple effect aro
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- During its first year in existence, Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org initiative has brought free online access to more than one billion people in emerging markets but it turns out the service could also be beneficia
DreamMore Resort (PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.) — Hello, Dolly!Dolly Parton's Tennessee resort opens Monday in the Great Smoky Mountains. The 300-room DreamMore Resort is named for the singer's 2012 book of the same name.Parton's presence is felt throughout,
Frederick M. Brown/Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are among the leaders from the science and technology worlds calling for a ban on autonomous weapons, warning that weapons with a mind of their own "would not be ben
Apple Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Apple is expanding sales of its Apple Watch outside the company's store by allowing its flagship wearable device to be offered at Best Buy locations across the United States.Beginning Aug. 7, Best Buy will be the first national ret
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The average middle income family spends more than $300,000 to raise a child until he or she is 18 years old, according to the latest annual government estimate. And that doesn't include the costs of college.If you're a new o
Siraphol/iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) -- The American Beverage Association is suing the city of San Francisco, it says, arguing that new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages is a violation of the First Amendment.The San Fran
JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In the largest civil penalty ever imposed by the agency, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has slapped Fiat Chrysler with a fine of up to $105 million for allegedly mishandling the recalls of mo
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) -- An art gallery owner in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Starbucks have resolved their differences after he was barred from all the coffee chain's locations for causing a "disruption" when he'd
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) -- An art gallery owner in St. Petersburg, Florida, said he's been expelled from all Starbucks locations for causing a "disruption" when he'd ask customers at one Tampa store to stop illegally pa
Marc Lore, CEO of new e-commerce site jet.com laughs while chatting with his team in a conference room at jet.com headquarter on Apr. 28, 2015 in Montclair, NJ. (Photo by Shin Woong-jae/For the Washington Post)(NEW YORK) -- It’s somewhere between C
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SEATTLE) -- Starbucks announced this week that it would partner with Lyft, one of the nation's top ride-sharing services as part of a deal that it hopes will "increase value for current customers, attract new customer
1971yes/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Five airlines are being investigated by the federal government over allegations that they raised airfares in the Northeast as desperate travelers flocked their way after the deadly May 12 Amtrak crash in Philadelph
JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It was a rough week for the markets as stocks closed in the red Friday after reports of disappointing quarterly results.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 17,568.53 down 163.39 from the start of tra
Tramino/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles USA is issuing a safety recall on more than one million U.S. vehicles due to concerns that they could be hacked through their radio systems."The recall aligns with an on
Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- New York Lottery officials are desperately seeking the winner of a $7 million jackpot from a year ago who will forfeit the winnings if it isn't claimed by midnight. Lottery officials have even distributed fliers in the Brook
 
 
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