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Drink Michael Jordan's New Luxury Tequila for a Cool $1,600

Michael Jordan is giving fans a different kind of shot. The Charlotte Hornets owner has jumped into the liquor business by launching an ultra-premium tequila alongside fellow NBA team owners Jeanie Buss of the Los Angeles Lakers, Wes Edens of the Milwaukee Bucks, and Wyc Grousbeck and wife Emilia...
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Marriage Rates Are Going Down Because of Broke Men: Study

Women looking for suitable male partners are having more problems than just a bunch of swipes left. Turns out, there aren’t enough rich men to go around. According to a study in the Journal of Family and Marriage , the lowering of marriage rates in the US is due to a lack of “economically...
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Dorian Upgraded From Tropical Storm to Hurricane, Takes Aim at Puerto Rico, Mainland US

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico ( AP ) — Dorian was officially upgraded from a tropical storm to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon as it passed near St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, said the National Hurricane Center . Forecasters said Hurricane Dorian could slam the U.S. mainland as a Category 3...
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Mattel Releases Iconic Barbies for Women's Equality Day

( KNX ) - In conjunction with Women's Equality Day, Mattel honors civil rights icon Rosa Parks with a Barbie in her likeness. Known as the mother of the modern civil rights movement, in 1955 Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience by refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Her stance launched...
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Traveler Forgot Snake at Airport Security Checkpoint

( 1010 WINS/AP ) -- A young girl discovered something slithery at Newark Liberty International Airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake. Transportation Security Administration officials at Newark said that it appears the thin, black snake with a yellow ring around its neck was forgotten by...
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USA Today Evacuates Virginia HQ in Response to Report of Armed Man at Building

( 1010 WINS ) -- USA Today's headquarters in McLean, Virginia were evacuated Wednesday early afternoon after reports of a man with a weapon at the building, the newspaper reported. Fairfax County Police also confirmed at 12:25 p.m. it was responding to the suburban Washington building, tweeting, "...
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County Attorney Mike Freeman Defends Victim in R. Kelly Case: 'She's Entitled to Her Day'

The Minnesota prosecutor who brought charges against R. Kelly fired back Tuesday at criticism from the R&B singer's attorney, who had accused the victim of being "in it for publicity" and called the case a "waste of time." Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said investigators believed the...
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Snag a Free Coffee From Starbucks on Friday

Shots - it’s what’s for breakfast...or for lunch or mid-afternoon snack or whenever you go to Starbucks on Friday, August 2nd. That’s the day the coffee chain is offering customers around the nation free shots of its Nitro Cold Brew coffee, according to “ Today. ” Lush, creamy, impossibly smooth...
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French's Launches Limited-Edition, Mustard-Flavored Ice Cream

( WBBM ) -- Are you a mustard lover? If so, French's has a treat for you! French's announced Wednesday the launch of a limited-edition, mustard-flavored ice cream just in time for National Mustard Day on Saturday, August 3rd. The unusual flavor was created in partnership with Coolhaus Ice Cream "to...
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Should You Be Worried About FaceApp's Privacy Policy?

( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- If you went on social media on Wednesday morning, you probably saw people posting pictures of themselves aged, generated through a filter on the viral selfie app, FaceApp. And although it is viral, and rather comical to see how one might age, you may want to think twice before...
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