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FAO Schwarz, iconic toy store, opening anew in Manhattan
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FAO Schwarz, iconic toy store, opening anew in Manhattan

NEW YORK -- Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York. A new FAO opens Friday...

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David's Bridal is filing for bankruptcy, but they say your dress is safe
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David's Bridal is filing for bankruptcy, but they say your dress is safe

David's Bridal confirmed bankruptcy suspicions in a statement on Thursday, ending a seemingly eternal will-they-won't-they rumor cycle of...

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Walmart poised to overtake Apple as No. 3 online retailer
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Walmart poised to overtake Apple as No. 3 online retailer

Heading into the busiest shopping season of the year, Walmart is set to overtake Apple in online sales, according to eMarketer. The world's largest...

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What else did Amazon get from the HQ2 bidding war? Lots of city data
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What else did Amazon get from the HQ2 bidding war? Lots of city data

Amazon walked away from its HQ2 bidding process with more than $5 billion in tax breaks and grants from the two winning locations: New York City...

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Amazon's two HQ2 picks are suddenly white-hot real estate markets
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Amazon's two HQ2 picks are suddenly white-hot real estate markets

Amazon has just sparked a real estate frenzy to rival Cyber Monday with its choice of two locations -- Long Island City, New York, and Arlington...

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Can NY earn back its billion-dollar bet on Amazon?
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Can NY earn back its billion-dollar bet on Amazon?

Despite New York City's tough reputation, it appears to have been out-negotiated by Virginia's Arlington County in the 238-city frenzy to snare...

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Juul to halt sales of flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores
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Juul to halt sales of flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores

Just days after reports that the Food and Drug Administration is planning to propose further restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes, the maker of...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Queens residents are outraged over Long Island City plan
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Queens residents are outraged over Long Island City plan

Incoming New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a one-star review to Amazon's plans to put its second headquarters in Queens, saying her...

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Amazon HQ2 to land in New York and Northern Virginia
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Amazon HQ2 to land in New York and Northern Virginia

Amazon has confirmed the location of its second headquarters, saying it will split the site between New York City and northern Virginia, the...

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José Andrés offered Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a place to stay, after she said she couldn't afford a D.C. apartment yet
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José Andrés offered Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a place to stay, after she said she couldn't afford a D.C. apartment yet

Victorious but a little short on cash, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez admitted after Election Day that she couldn't afford a Washington apartment before...

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"Deals" to avoid at Best Buy, Target, Walmart

The biggest big-box retailers, including Walmart, Best Buy and Target, are expected to draw huge traffic the day after Thanksgiving, long viewed as...

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What Amazon will find if it splits its HQ2 between NYC and DC
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What Amazon will find if it splits its HQ2 between NYC and DC

The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major...

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Sears and Kmart closing another 40 stores -- here's where
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Sears and Kmart closing another 40 stores -- here's where

Sears Holdings is shutting down another 40 stores as the once dominant player in retail struggles to survive in bankruptcy. Employees at 29 Sears...

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Sears Black Friday 2018: Can Thanksgiving hours, sales lure shoppers back?
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Sears Black Friday 2018: Can Thanksgiving hours, sales lure shoppers back?

Sears says it is planning to spread holiday magic across its stores. Whether consumers will stop in and open their wallets between Black Friday and...

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Which stores are staying open on Thanksgiving?
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Which stores are staying open on Thanksgiving?

More than a dozen national retailers will open their doors early for Black Friday, kicking off sales on Thanksgiving Day. At the same time, the...

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California community buys out donuts so shop owner can spend time with sick wife
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California community buys out donuts so shop owner can spend time with sick wife

Seven days a week John Chhan arrives a little after 4 a.m. to open his donut shop in Seal Beach, California. The first customers arrive by 4:30 a.m...

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Black Friday 2018: How to score the best freebies
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Black Friday 2018: How to score the best freebies

After a big dinner on Thanksgiving, the last thing you may want to do on Black Friday is roll out of bed early for in-store shopping. But being one...

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Border control agency postpones Election Day
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Border control agency postpones Election Day "crowd control exercise" in El Paso, Texas

The government agency that oversees border patrol has postponed an Election Day "crowd control exercise" today in El Paso, Texas, near a Hispanic...

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Illegal Airbnb rentals get San Francisco couple $2.25M fine
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Illegal Airbnb rentals get San Francisco couple $2.25M fine

A San Francisco couple paid $2.25 million to settle claims they ran an illegal hotel chain through the vacation-rental service Airbnb, the city...

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Facebook keeps fumbling political ads
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Facebook keeps fumbling political ads

Dana Hopkins felt like she was in an "endless loop" with Facebook. The frustration began in September when she purchased an ad on the social...

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Toys R Us to open holiday pop-up shops in 600 Kroger stores
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Toys R Us to open holiday pop-up shops in 600 Kroger stores

What's left of Toys R Us is returning for the holidays, with Geoffrey's Toy Box setting up shop this month in about 600 Kroger stores in nearly 30...

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Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Amazon, Lowe's already rolling out deals
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Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Amazon, Lowe's already rolling out deals

The biggest shopping day of the year will start even earlier in 2018. Black Friday is the traditional kick-off to the holiday shopping season,...

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Sears' test: Luring holiday shoppers while bankrupt
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Sears' test: Luring holiday shoppers while bankrupt

Sears says it is planning to spread holiday magic across its stores. Whether consumers will stop inand open their wallets between Black Friday and...

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Joe Manchin's social media accounts hacked, his office says
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Joe Manchin's social media accounts hacked, his office says

The social media accounts associated with Sen. Joe Manchin's office have been hacked, his office announced Thursday. A statement from his office...

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Purina cuts ties to GOP's Steve King after boycott threat
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Purina cuts ties to GOP's Steve King after boycott threat

A growing list of corporate contributors to Rep. Steve King say they'll no longer donate money to the Iowa Republican, who is facing intensifying...

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Land O'Lakes could face boycott over donation to Iowa republican Steve King
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Land O'Lakes could face boycott over donation to Iowa republican Steve King

Land O'Lakes faces calls for a boycott over the dairy company's financial support for Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican who has drawn fire for...

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Activists fear horses removed from California land will be slaughtered
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Activists fear horses removed from California land will be slaughtered

Hundreds of wild horses, long a feature of the American West, are being removed from a remote section of Northern California. As John Blackstone...

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Viral photo shows man soothing baby for mother at doctor's office
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Viral photo shows man soothing baby for mother at doctor's office

A woman snapped a photo of a stranger holding a woman's baby for her so she could fill out forms at the doctor's office. A woman snapped a photo of...

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1.4 million Americans lost their water service recently
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1.4 million Americans lost their water service recently

OKLAHOMA CITY - Water service was cut off to an estimated 1.4 million people living in more than a half-million American households. They got...

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Starbucks opens its first U.S.
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Starbucks opens its first U.S. "Signing Store" in Washington, D.C.

The ASL-embroidered apron that baristas wear in the deaf-friendly Starbucks cafe in Washington, D. C. The ASL-embroidered apron that baristas wear...

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