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  1. Why this startup built a grocery store filled with fake lobsters and bananas in the middle of its office

    On the 11th floor of a San Francisco skyscraper is "The Garden." The fake grocery store in the middle of Instacart's office is not just weird office decor -- although it wouldn't be out of place in some Silicon Valley…
  2. Here's how thoroughly the smartphone has annihilated other gadgets

    Mobile World Congress, the smartphone world's biggest conference of the year, kicks off in a few days. Though Samsung's Galaxy S8 isn't likely to make an appearance, several new, not-crazily-different phones are still expected to be on…
  3. Since the election, 3,600 Trump-branded products have been dropped from online stores

    Since the presidential election, retailers that are being targeted by an anti-Trump boycott have dropped 3,600 Trump-branded products. That represents a 61% drop in products since November…
  4. Mexico's retaliation against Trump may be taking shape

    President Donald Trump has railed against Mexico since early in his presidential campaign, criticising the US's southern neighbour over matters of trade, immigration, and…
  5. Kevin Durant issued a fierce defence of JaVale McGee after Shaquille O'Neal threatened him and called him a 'bum'

    Kevin Durant issued a strong defence of Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee after a spat with Shaquille O'Neal. After being featured in a parody video with O'Neal, McGee lashed out at O'Neal on Thursday on Twitter, seemingly tired of being made fun of in O'Neal's "Shaqtin' a Fool" bloopers…
  6. Google is killing a weird group messaging app less than one year after it launched

    Remember Google Spaces? The group messaging app was launched by Google only 10 months ago, promising a new way for groups of friends to have chats around particular…
  7. Top Democratic senator on Russia investigation: 'This may very well be the most important thing I do in my public life'

    After viewing classified materials as part of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner told The New Yorker that he came away with a conclusion. The…
  8. The Trump administration's vow to crack down on the marijuana has 'unnerved' investors and caused stocks to tumble

    The Trump administration's warning to the marijuana industry that there will be "greater enforcement" of federal laws that outlaw the drug is already spooking investors after years of heavy interest in the…
  9. These are the media outlets that usually attend Trump's daily press briefings with Sean Spicer

    In a move that had many defenders of the free press up in arms, the White House shut out reporters from The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, CNN, and Politico from a gaggle with Press Secretary Sean Spicer on…
  10. John Kasich uses aeroplane pilot metaphor to explain contentious relationship with Trump after meeting with him

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich used a creative metaphor to explain his relationship with President Donald Trump following a meeting between the two Friday at the White…
  11. 'I inherited a mess': Watch Trump's full speech at CPAC 2017

    OO.ready(function() { window.player = OO.Player.create("ooyala-player","05c2QwYTE6yK7stlPGE-gRwmOGDeV4P4", { autoplay. false }); }); President Trump delivered a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference discussing a range of issues and vowing to keep his campaign…
  12. Kim Jong Un's half brother was assassinated -- here's what we know so far

    Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, was killed on February 13. When news of a man getting fatally poisoned at a Kuala Lumpur airport first broke, the event caused a local stir but received relatively little attention wor…
  13. Rory McIlroy: 'To be called a fascist and a bigot' because I played golf with Trump 'is just ridiculous'

    Rory McIlroy on Friday defended his decision to play a round of golf with US President Donald Trump. McIlroy was one of several people to play golf with Trump at Trump International in Florida last Sunday. McIlroy said afterward that Trump shot around an 80 and "was decent player for a guy in his …
  14. Former world champion explains how heavyweight boxer David Haye can thrive on a plant-based diet

    The images of Rocky Balboa pounding an animal carcass in a meat freezer and gulping down six raw eggs for breakfast have become engrained in boxing…
  15. DOW TOUCHES NEW HIGH: Here's what you need to know

    The Dow did it again. For the 11th straight day in a row, the index touched a new all-time high. It was up by a mere 6 points at the close after spending most of the day in the…
  16. It looks like the FCC wants to roll back rules requiring internet providers get consent before selling your data

    Federal Communications Commission boss Ajit Pai is pushing to halt part of an Obama-era set of privacy rules that require internet service providers to get explicit consent before they share consumers' browsing data and other personal information with …
  17. The 11 smartest things to do with your money in your 20s

    Entering the "real world" in your 20s is thrilling, but far from simple. On top of navigating the job search process and learning the ins and outs of renting an apartment, you have to figure out what to do with your first…
  18. JCPenney's store closures could push hundreds of dying shopping malls over the edge

    A tidal wave of store closures is about to hit the US, and the result could be catastrophic for hundreds of lower-tier shopping malls. JCPenney announced Friday that it would close up to 140 stores in the next couple…
  19. 2 doctors face up to 20 years in prison for running a $40 million opioid 'pill mill'

    Two Alabama doctors face up to 20 years in prison for running an opioid "pill mill" out of their two mobile clinics. On Thursday Dr. Xiulu Ruan and Dr. John Patrick…
  20. One of Obamacare's biggest programs has overwhelming support -- and it's about to leave the GOP in a bind

    President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have put the Affordable Care Act, the law better known as Obamacare, on the verge of repeal, but one of the law's biggest programs has continued to gain overwhelming…