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Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

A new product can take 3D images of your face in just seconds. It’s built by a company named Bellus3D and plugs into an Android phone. Then, using built-in cameras, will scan your face and show you an exact replica of yourself. Kind of creepy, but it might one day have some real world uses. […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

Bill Clark | CQ Roll Call | Getty Images Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif., arrives for a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing last November. Republican U.S. Representative Ed Royce of California, chairman of the House Foreign AffairsCommittee, said on Monday he will not run for re-election in November. Royce is in his last year as committee […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly negative open on Monday, as the market’s latest rally took a breather. Dow Jones industrial average futures fell 9 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures declined 4.5 points ant 10.25 points, respectively. At the end of the first trading week of 2018, U.S. stocks finished […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

The state of the U.S. economy will be front and center Monday as leading members of the Federal Reserve speak at separate events. In Georgia, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic is set to deliver remarks on the economic outlook and monetary policy, when speaking at the Rotary Club of Atlanta. Both San Francisco Fed President […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

Dunkin’ Donuts will offer a slightly smaller menu starting on Monday, aiming for speedier, more accurate service. The scaled-back menus will appear in New England and upstate New York this week, and roll out to the rest of the nation before the end of March, Dunkin’ Donuts said. The doughnut maker will eliminate “slower moving” […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past three weeks to $2.54. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the increase is due to higher crude oil costs. The current gas price is 16 cents above where it was a year ago. Gas […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

Celgene is expected to announce Monday that it is acquiring Impact Biomedicines for as much as $7 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Sources tell the publication that the potential deal could involve an upfront payment of $1 billion for the privately held California-based company. Subsequent components of the deal would depend on approval […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates three times this year given the already strong economy will get a boost from tax cuts, and can tighten more or less aggressively if needed, a key U.S. rate-setter said on Saturday. In an interview, San Francisco Fed President John Williams painted a benign picture of the world’s […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

The one winning Powerball ticket that was sold in New Hampshire is good for a $570 million jackpot, capping a weekend lottery jackpot haul of more than $1 billion. The winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing were 12, 29, 30, 33 and 61, plus Powerball 26. The $570 million Powerball ranks as the fifth largest in […]

Tess Torelli January 7, 2018

Days after a powerful winter storm struck the East Coast, air travel chaos continued at the busiest U.S. airport for international travel: New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. As airlines scrambled to get operations back to normal on Sunday, a water main break at the airport’s Terminal 4, the departure point for many international […]