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Meet the Strawberry-Picking Robots

Strawberry producers say they can't find enough humans to pick their fruit, so are robots the answer?

APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone…

APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed

Open-Bathroom Policy Now At Starbucks

Starbucks has now issued a new bathroom policy. They are allowing anyone, even non-customers, to use their bathroom if they need to. According to Business Insider, "The new bathroom policy was first announced on Saturday in a letter sent to employees stating that, any person who enters our spaces, including patios, cafes and restrooms, regardless of whether they make a purchase, is considered a customer." Some people are criticizing this change for being too politically correct.

Meet the strawberry-picking robots

Strawberry producers say they can't find enough humans to pick their fruit, so are robots the answer?

Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many

Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families

Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

Atlantic City's seven casinos all remained profitable during the first quarter of this year, but those profits are shrinking even as two competitors prepare to join the market

Arby's Execs Insist Their Name Doesn't Stand For…

There's a rumor that Arby's got its name from the initials of their signature sandwich. While the name is based on initials, they don't stand for roast beef. In fact, the name comes from the restaurant's founders, brothers Leroy and Forrest Raffel. The Raffel Brothers (the original 'RB's') founded the first Arby's in Boardman, Ohio. They still use the same recipe they debuted at their first restaurant in 1971!

US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies…

US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo

Walmart Bounces Back In Q1

Walmart has announced its earnings for its first quarter of 2019, and the retailer looks to have bounced back. They reported total revenue of $122.7 billion, up 4.4% year-over-year. Its overall performance look to be driven by their US grocery business, as well as its e-commerce improvements. Walmart has been revamping its website, which could cause its e-commerce sales to take off. Keep an eye on Walmart in the coming quarter.

Women look to make mark on male-dominated…

Women are looking to make their mark in the burgeoning cannabis business.

Musk Promises Brake Fix After Tesla Model 3 Gets…

Consumer Reports didn't give its sought-after recommendation to Tesla's Model 3 after finding issues with its braking performance.

Stocks are mixed; banks rise as Congress moves to…

Banks are rising as Congress is expected to ease regulations that have governed the industry since the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, but market indexes are little changed overall.

Thousands of Vegas casino workers to vote on…

Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are preparing to vote on whether to go on strike