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Twitter Fixes Botched @POTUS Account Transfer

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The transfer of power on Twitter didn’t go entirely smoothly. CEO Jack Dorsey apologized Saturday for inadvertently signing up about 560,000 users to follow accounts controlled by the Trump administration, including the @POTUS Twitter handle after it switched over to President Trump. Dorsey said the issue has been corrected. He explained in a series of tweets ...

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Bogus Bongs Or Bogus Lawsuits? Pipe Maker Sues Over Fakes

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — In the world of high-end bong makers, Roor glass water pipes have long been smoked to impress. The status symbols are so sought after that some models command prices of $1,000. There’s even a diamond-studded, gold-gilded Roor that goes for nearly $4,000. Both marijuana and the tools used to smoke it remain illegal under ...

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Apple Sues Major Supplier Of iPhone Chips

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers. The complaint filed Friday in a San Diego federal court depicts Qualcomm as a monopolist abusing its power in a key segment of the mobile chip market to extort royalties for iPhone ...

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Trump Reportedly Picks Net Neutrality Foe To Lead FCC

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules to be chief regulator of the nation’s airwaves and internet connections. Citing unidentified people, Bloomberg and Politico both reported Friday that the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will be Ajit Pai, an old hand at the agency. Pai’s chief ...

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Mutual Funds: Your Statement

BOSTON (CBS) – Mutual fund companies send out annual statements the end of January. In addition, you should have received your 4th quarter report for 2016. Unless you have opted out you will get a paper copy. Many investors do not open these statements. They just toss them in a pile or file them. Find them and take the time ...

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New App Taking Snack Orders, Delivering In Less Than 30 Minutes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — This isn’t your typical pizza or Chinese food delivery service. It’s called “goPuff” and it made its official debut in Pittsburgh a week ago. “We deliver over 3,000 products ranging from snacks, drinks, ice cream, household items. Anything you can think of. We deliver in 30 minutes or less,” goPuff Head of Marketing Jake Levin said. Jake ...

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Plans Unveiled For South Loop Hotel-Apartment Complex

(CBS) — Chicago is experiencing a record building boom, with no signs of a slowdown. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports on one area that’s drawing developers to really look up. The South Loop is described as the cozy, understated part of Chicago’s downtown. But construction cranes, developers and work crews are transforming that perception. City and business leaders broke ground ...

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Before Inauguration, Trump Pays $25M To Settle Trump University Cases

SAN DIEGO (CBS / AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University, signaling that a judge’s approval of a settlement agreement remains on track for March 30. Plaintiff attorney Jason Forge says Trump Entrepreneur Initiative paid the money into escrow ahead of Wednesday’s deadline. Trump University was renamed Trump Entrepreneur ...

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Western Union To Pay $586M To Feds For Failing To Stop Fraud

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) – Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the federal government after admitting to criminal violations including willfully failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program and aiding and abetting wire fraud. The world’s biggest money-transfer business enabled the proliferation of illegal gambling, money laundering and fraud-related schemes, the Justice Department and other U.S. ...

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After Gorilla Death, Zoo Miami Must Now Find New Home For Lone Ape

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It probably hasn’t set in yet for Fredrika, Zoo Miami’s lone gorilla, that her friend and sometimes nemesis is gone. Josephine at Zoo Miami (Source: Zoo Miami) On Wednesday, the zoo’s matriarch gorilla, Josephine, was euthanized after suffering from several health issues. It was a bittersweet day for the zoo, the place she called home ...

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Mutual Funds: When To Sell

BOSTON (CBS) – Kenny Rogers sings “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, and know when to fold ’em.” So when do you sell your mutual fund?  The number one reason to sell is when your goals or objectives are met and you need the dollars to pay for the goal. As you are getting closer to reaching your ...

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Report: Federal Probe Ends; No Tesla Safety Recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are ending an investigation into a fatal crash involving electric car maker Tesla Motors’ Autopilot system without a recall, a source confirmed Friday to the Associated Press. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration scheduled a call Thursday about the investigation. A person briefed on the matter person says Tesla won’t be fined — but ...

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Corporate America Learning To Evolve Under Tweeter-In-Chief

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) — President-elect Donald Trump pledges to continue his infamous use of Twitter while in office to call out people, organizations and businesses with which he has a beef. Now companies are making plans on what to do and how to defend themselves if they’re called out by the Tweeter-in-Chief. Already, Mr. Trump has shown his unprecedented ...

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American Airlines To Sell Restricted ‘Basic Economy’ Ticket

DALLAS (AP) – Getting the cheapest fare on American Airlines will soon mean leaving that rolling carry-on bag at home. Fort Worth-based American announced Tuesday that it will soon unveil its version of a “basic economy” fare that will presumably cost less than other coach tickets, but come with fewer comforts. The idea behind the stripped-down ticket is to better ...

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Super Mario Run Is Coming to Android Devices

By Sherisse Pham Super Mario’s smartphone adventure is going beyond iPhones and iPads. Nintendo has announced that its mobile game Super Mario Run will arrive on Android devices in March. The Japanese gaming giant’s first-ever smartphone game was an instant hit on Apple gadgets after its December release. It charged to the top of the App Store charts and set ...

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‘The Trend’ With Rebecca Granet: Author Veronica Roth

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In this episode of “The Trend,” Rebecca Granet talks with best-selling author Veronica Roth. Roth is the mastermind behind the “Divergent” series and stopped by to give us some inside scoop on her new book “Carve The Mark.” Roth said she first thought of the book many years ago. “I think the original, very early ...

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‘The Trend’ With Rebecca Granet: Author Veronica Roth

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In this episode of “The Trend,” Rebecca Granet talks with best-selling author Veronica Roth. Roth is the mastermind behind the “Divergent” series and stopped by to give us some inside scoop on her new book “Carve The Mark.” Roth said she first thought of the book many years ago. “I think the original, very early ...

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‘The Trend’ With Rebecca Granet: Author Veronica Roth

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In this episode of “The Trend,” Rebecca Granet talks with best-selling author Veronica Roth. Roth is the mastermind behind the “Divergent” series and stopped by to give us some inside scoop on her new book “Carve The Mark.” Roth said she first thought of the book many years ago. “I think the original, very early ...

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‘The Trend’ With Rebecca Granet: Author Veronica Roth

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In this episode of “The Trend,” Rebecca Granet talks with best-selling author Veronica Roth. Roth is the mastermind behind the “Divergent” series and stopped by to give us some inside scoop on her new book “Carve The Mark.” Roth said she first thought of the book many years ago. “I think the original, very early ...

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Study Details Facebook’s Growth As Campaign News Source

MENLO PARK (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters had different media diets, but a study finds common ground in Facebook as an important news source – even if their individual feeds bore little resemblance to each other’s. Facebook was the top non-television source for election news cited by supporters of both candidates, according to a survey by the Pew ...

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Netflix’s Shrinking DVD Service Faces Uncertain Future

LOS GATOS (CBS / AP) — Netflix’s video streaming service is booming while its steadily shrinking DVD-by-mail business has turned into an afterthought. The company’s latest quarterly report showed the streaming service added another 7 million subscribers worldwide during the final three months of last year to end December with nearly 94 million customers. The growth surpassed analyst projections. But ...

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U.S. Government Sues Oracle For Alleged Job Discrimination

(CBS SF) — Oracle America Inc. has been sued by the U.S. Department of Labor for alleged job discrimination against women, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics and non-Asians. One claim in the administrative lawsuit alleges that the Redwood Shores-based computer software giant pays Caucasian male employees more than women, African-Americans and Asian-American employees with the same job title. In a second claim, ...

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Miami-Dade Mayor Focuses On Youth Violence In Yearly Address

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter CUTLER BAY(CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused on the woes of the county during his State of the County address but at the forefront was youth violence. The morning began with the pageantry of your typical State of the County, patriotic with the color guard, National Anthem and kids leading the pledge of allegiance. There was even ...

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Kate Merrill Named Anchor For ‘WBZ This Morning’

BOSTON (CBS)– Kate Merrill has been named anchor at CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV, effective immediately. Merrill will join Chris McKinnon as co-anchor for WBZ This Morning and WBZ News at Noon. “Kate’s experience and expertise, along with her passion and understanding of Boston and its people, makes her a fantastic anchor,” said Johnny Green, News Director, WBZ-TV. “We are thrilled to ...

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Dine Like De Niro: Celebrity-Owned Restaurants In NYC

By John Friia From actors to music icons, celebrities are venturing into the restaurant industry and bringing their favorite cuisines to New York City. Whether people are in the mood for Italian, seafood or barbecue, they can dine like a star at one of these local celebrity-owned restaurants. (Credit: Chazz Palminteri Ristorante) Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano 890 Second Avenue New ...

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Dine Like De Niro: Celebrity-Owned Restaurants In NYC

By John Friia From actors to music icons, celebrities are venturing into the restaurant industry and bringing their favorite cuisines to New York City. Whether people are in the mood for Italian, seafood or barbecue, they can dine like a star at one of these local celebrity-owned restaurants. (Credit: Chazz Palminteri Ristorante) Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano 890 Second Avenue New ...

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Dine Like De Niro: Celebrity-Owned Restaurants In NYC

By John Friia From actors to music icons, celebrities are venturing into the restaurant industry and bringing their favorite cuisines to New York City. Whether people are in the mood for Italian, seafood or barbecue, they can dine like a star at one of these local celebrity-owned restaurants. (Credit: Chazz Palminteri Ristorante) Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano 890 Second Avenue New ...

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Dine Like De Niro: Celebrity-Owned Restaurants In NYC

By John Friia From actors to music icons, celebrities are venturing into the restaurant industry and bringing their favorite cuisines to New York City. Whether people are in the mood for Italian, seafood or barbecue, they can dine like a star at one of these local celebrity-owned restaurants. (Credit: Chazz Palminteri Ristorante) Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano 890 Second Avenue New ...

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Dine Like De Niro: Celebrity-Owned Restaurants In NYC

By John Friia From actors to music icons, celebrities are venturing into the restaurant industry and bringing their favorite cuisines to New York City. Whether people are in the mood for Italian, seafood or barbecue, they can dine like a star at one of these local celebrity-owned restaurants. (Credit: Chazz Palminteri Ristorante) Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano 890 Second Avenue New ...

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