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Fashion house Ted Baker rocked by 'forced hugging' allegations

(LONDON) -- Fashion retailer Ted Baker has launched an investigation into widespread allegations of workplace harassment, after claims surfaced that employees had been subjected to “forced hugs” by the company’s CEO and founder Ray Kelvin.The company has enlisted the services of law firm Herbert Smith Freehills to lead an independent…... Read More

Dow ends flat, paring early losses after Chinese tech exec's arrest

(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended flat Thursday, paring intraday losses of nearly 800 points that were stoked by fears of a sidelined trade deal after a Chinese telecom executive was arrested in Canada on behalf of the U.S., adding to concern about trade tensions with China.The…... Read More

Tyler Perry pays off layaway items at 2 Georgia Walmart stores

(ATLANTA) -- Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry just shared some good news for some lucky shoppers in Georgia.The 49-year-old actor and filmmaker paid for layaway items at two Walmarts in the state — the store’s East Point and Douglasville locations.In a video posted to Twitter, Perry told his 5.6 million Twitter…... Read More

Huawei CFO arrested in Canada on behalf of US authorities

(NEW YORK) -- The chief financial officer and deputy chairwoman of the Chinese tech firm Huawei has been detained in Canada at the request of the U.S. government, the company said Wednesday.Huawei said its CFO, Meng Wanzhou, was "provisionally detained" in Vancouver and is sought for extradition by the U.S.…... Read More

Smile: The terminal of the future has landed

(ATLANTA) -- Next time you're catching a flight, think about how many times you're asked to prove you are who you say you are. At the ticket counter, at security and again at the gate -- sifting through your wallet, phone or bag for those verifying documents.It's a time consuming…... Read More

24 Amazon workers sent to hospital after robot accidentally unleashes bear spray

(ROBBINSVILLE, N.J.) -- Twenty-four Amazon workers in New Jersey have been hospitalized after a robot accidentally tore a can of bear repellent spray in a warehouse, officials said.The two dozen workers were treated at five local hospitals, Robbinsville Township communications and public information officer John Nalbone told ABC News. One…... Read More

Newly renovated London movie theater will charge up to $51 a ticket for luxury seating

(LONDON) -- A movie theater in London will now charge up to $51 for a single movie ticket after undergoing an 11-month, multimillion-dollar renovation.The Odeon Luxe Leicester Square, which is in the heart of London, is reopening on Dec. 20. It will have the United Kingdom’s first Dolby Cinema room,…... Read More

Trump downplays China tensions day after stock market plummets over trade fears

(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of his attendance at former President George H.W. Bush's state funeral Wednesday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express optimism about the state of trade negotiations with China following Tuesday's stock market plunge."Very strong signals being sent by China once they returned home from their long…... Read More

Trump administration recommends postal rate increases

(WASHINGTON) -- A new Trump administration report on the financial challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service could lead to cost increases for online retail giants like Amazon.Released during the holiday shopping season, the Treasury Department suggested that the Postal Service needs more flexibility in setting rates and that, “packages have…... Read More

Wells Fargo customer explains how computer glitch cost him his home

(NEW YORK) -- Financially strapped, Jose Aguilar said it felt as though he'd let his family down in 2015 when Wells Fargo foreclosed on his mortgage. But his disappointment redoubled earlier this year when the bank sent him a letter that said a system glitch caused him to lose his…... Read More

Dow dives nearly 800 points on fears of economic slowdown

(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged on Tuesday amid fears of an economic downturn, led by disappointing bank earnings and unresolved trade issues between the U.S. and China.The Dow closed 799 points or 3.1 percent lower at 25,027. Shares of major U.S. banks also took a dive…... Read More

The NYPD, the nation's largest police department, puts its eyes in the skies with new drone program

(NEW YORK) --  The nation’s largest police force said Tuesday it is adding drones to its crime-fighting arsenal.More than a dozen unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) will be used for search and rescue, to investigate hazardous materials, and to access crime scenes in tall buildings.The move is particularly significant benchmark for…... Read More

Police chased the 'unresponsive' driver of a Tesla S that was on Autopilot for 7 miles in California. How can that happen?

(NEW YORK) -- In the early morning hours, California Highway Patrol chased a grey Tesla Model S for an unfathomable seven miles down Highway 101 as the driver slept, police said.Redwood City Area CHP officers said they observed Alexander Joseph Samek, a local Los Altos politician, driving at around 3:30…... Read More

Venture capitalist behind Glossier, Warby Parker, on how to pitch your company

(NEW YORK) -- Kirsten Green is the venture capitalist behind Jet.com, Glossier, Warby Parker, Outdoor Voices, Birchbox, Away, and many more well-known companies. As the head of Forerunner Ventures, a venture capital firm, her job is to spot ambitious entrepreneurs who are seeking to be a part of the next…... Read More