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246,000 pounds of breakfast burritos recalled after customers find 'small rocks' in food

iStock/VeselovaElena(DINUBA, Calif.) — Ruiz Foods, Inc., is recalling over 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast burritos after consumers found “small rocks” inside them. The recall, issued by Ruiz Foods, after reporting the problem to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), was issued on Friday. The eight packs of the frozen El […]

When supercars go electric: The $2M Battista is faster than any current Formula 1 car

Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When Indian auto and tractor maker Mahindra & Mahindra launched Automobili Pininifarina in April 2018, executives were charged with developing a line of extreme performance cars that would establish the nascent carmaker as the world’s newest, sustainable luxury brand. A year later, the marque’s first vehicle — the $2.2 million […]

Black Boeing employee sues company after finding noose at desk

iStock(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — A black employee at Boeing who says that he has found a noose hanging near his desk, signs near his workspace saying “n—–” and urine covering his desk on separate occasions says his work life remains “degrading” even after he complained to management, he told ABC News. Curtis Anthony, a quality inspector […]

Airbnb offering 80-day, around-the-world trip for $5k

Airbnb(NEW YORK) — If you’ve ever dreamed about traveling around the world but figured you’d never have the time or money, your moment has come. Airbnb has announced the ultimate adventure: Around the world in 80 days for about $5,000. The site is celebrating the launch of Airbnb Adventures, previously known as Airbnb Experiences. “Just […]

New House bill may change how you plan for retirement

designer491/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives recently passed a bill that may complicate retirement planning options for Americans. The House passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 on May 23. If enacted into law, it could be tricky for Americans who are not financially savvy investors. Some of the […]

After manipulated Zuckerberg, Pelosi videos, lawmakers grasp for ‘deepfake’ answers

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Days after an artist uploaded a digitally manipulated video online appearing to show Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reciting a sinister monologue about “control[ling] the future,” a real-life panel of experts sat before lawmakers on Thursday with a stark message: This is only the beginning of the problem of “deepfakes,” and there […]

Weed revenue in Colorado tops $1 billion

Nastasic/iStock(DENVER) — Colorado has generated more than $1 billion by selling marijuana. The state legalized weed in 2014. Since then, total sales have exceeded $6.56 billion, according to the state’s department of revenue. “Today’s report continues to show that Colorado’s cannabis industry is thriving, but we can’t rest on our laurels,” Colorado Gov. Jared Polis […]