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Disney Cruise Line debuts Captain Minnie Mouse, aims to inspire girls

Disney Cruise Line(NEW YORK) — Aye, aye, Captain Minnie Mouse! Disney Cruise Line announced Thursday the debut of Captain Minnie Mouse. The cruise line aims to inspire the next generation of female leaders in the maritime industry. In addition to the first ever pants-wearing Captain Minnie, DCL’s new youth programs and the funding of scholarships…read more »

Six tips for millennial home buyers from realtors across the country

Feverpitched/iStock(NEW YORK) — When it comes to home buying, millennials rule the game.Millennials as a whole accounted for 37 percent of all buyers last year, making them the most active generation of buyers for the sixth consecutive year, according to the National Association of Realtors’ 2019 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study.Many millennials are…read more »

Twitter not equipped to deal with violent threats: Expert

RomanOkopny/iStock(NEW YORK) — Granted, he’s a cybersecurity expert, but it only took Chad Loder a couple of hours to funnel hundreds of death threats to freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar into a Twitter “Moment”.”Please help report this collection of threats to Ilhan Omar’s safety. It is a felony under 18 U.S.C. § 871-875 to threaten US…read more »

Cummings accuses Republicans of obstructing drug prices investigation

busracavus/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee, on Wednesday accused his Republican colleagues of obstructing the committee’s sweeping investigation into rising drug prices, after they sent letters sent to 12 drug companies urging them not to participate in the probe.Republican Reps. Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows sent letters to…read more »

31,000 striking Stop & Shop workers poised to get boost from Joe Biden

Scott Eisen/Getty Images(BOSTON) — As a strike by 31,000 unionized Stop & Shop supermarket workers throughout the Northeast stretched into its seventh day Wednesday, Joe Biden was ready to speak up.The former vice president is scheduled to join the striking workers at a rally at one of their picket lines in Boston on Thursday, according…read more »

Feds launch investigation into American Airlines accident at JFK airport

XavierMarchant/iStock(NEW YORK) — The National Transportation Safety Board is launching an investigation into an accident that occurred last week when an American Airlines jet struck a runway distance marker upon take off from John F. Kennedy International Airport, the agency announced Wednesday.On April 10 at 8:40 p.m., the Airbus A321 scheduled to fly to Los…read more »

Carl’s Jr. testing CBD-infused Rocky Mountain High Cheese Burger Delight at Denver location

typhoonski/iStock(DENVER) — Cannabis enthusiasts in Colorado will now have a savory food item to balance out a well-rounded diet of CBD-infused sweets.Carl’s Jr. has announced that it’s testing a cannabidiol-infused burger, dubbed the Rocky Mountain High Cheese Burger Delight, at one of its Denver locations on Saturday, which happens to be April 20, the unofficial…read more »