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July 23, 2017 - 1:13 pm
(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- What’s the father of the bride to do when he knows his daughter’s beloved pet pooch won't be able to attend her destination wedding? Wayne Bontempo had the perfect solution: a cardboard cutout. “It was so thoughtful. We loved it,” bride Hillary Bowles, 24, told ABC News. The...
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July 22, 2017 - 6:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A bag used by Neil Armstrong to collect samples of moon dust during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969 was sold for $1.8 million at auction this week. The 12-by-8.5-inch zippered bag, which still contains traces of the moon dust and has a "LUNAR SAMPLE RETURN" label, was...
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July 22, 2017 - 6:35 pm
(CHICAGO) -- It was supposed to be an all-day festival welcoming thousands of the world's biggest Pokemon Go fans into Chicago, but technical glitches left attendees angry on Saturday, and without catching any rare Pokemon, leading organizers to offer refunds. The trouble started when large crowds...
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July 22, 2017 - 11:25 am
(NORFOLK, Va.) -- The U.S. Navy is unveiling a new aircraft carrier with a 21st-century design and a big price tag. The USS Gerald R. Ford, which was unveiled in a commissioning ceremony on Saturday in Norfolk, Virginia, cost nearly $13 billion to build, making it the Navy's most expensive aircraft...
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July 21, 2017 - 3:54 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Despite closing in the red on Friday, both the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 finished the week up 1.2 percent and 0.5 percent respectively. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 31.71 (-0.15 percent) to finish at 21,580.07. The Nasdaq slid 2.25 (-0.04 percent) to close at 6,387.75...
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Bruit du Frigo/Zebra3/Bordeaux
July 21, 2017 - 2:06 pm
(BORDEAUX, France) -- Looking to have a whimsical adventure? Try trekking to Les Guetteurs, or The Watchers, in Bègles, located in the Bordeaux region of southwestern France. They're three owl cabins that allow travelers to easily take in nature, gaze at the stars and even walk over to the nearby...
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July 21, 2017 - 10:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- If wine is your jam, why not try that, literally? Drunk Jelly takes the flavor of your favorite wine and marries that with jam. So you can have an "Adult PB&J" with the flavors of rose, chardonnay or merlot instead of plain old grape, or just have the jelly accompany cheese and...
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July 21, 2017 - 9:35 am
(OFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.) -- Amazon customers can now control their air conditioners by talking to Alexa. Sears launched a line of Kenmore home appliances on the online retail site for the first time, and it includes an air conditioner that is integrated with Alexa. For example, a customer can change...
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