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  • Starbucks is partnering with Alibaba. The coffee giant announced it is opening a reserve roastery in Shanghai with an immersive augmented reality shopping experience. Visitors can order their coffee off of an app with details about brewing methods and sign up for 'coffee tasting experiences.'
  • Nike has found a way to make running a tiny bit easier. A  study shows that Nike's 'zoom vapor-fly four percent' sneaker actually reduces energy use while running by four percent. Winner of the NYC Marathon Shalane Flanagan was actually wearing them when she won this year. The sneakers cost $250. 
  • House of cards is coming back and its Claire Underwood's time to shine. Netflix announced the final season will resume production without Kevin Spacey. It will be eight episodes, instead of the typical 13. Robin Wright will be the lead and spoiler alert, she'll star as Madame President. 
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    A woman was robbed at gunpoint in the Bronx by a man she met through a dating app, police say.

    A woman was robbed at gunpoint in the Bronx by a man she met through a dating app, police say.

  • Vote: School Spirit Showdown Top 12

    Vote: School Spirit Showdown Top 12

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    Let the battle for bragging rights begin! News 12 The Bronx is launching a new series, School Spirit Showdown! It's time to prove that your school RULES! 

    Let the battle for bragging rights begin! News 12 The Bronx is launching a new series, School Spirit Showdown! It's time to prove that your school RULES! 

  • Protected bike lanes open in Riverdale

    Protected bike lanes open in Riverdale

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    New protected bike lanes are now open in Riverdale, officials announced.

    New protected bike lanes are now open in Riverdale, officials announced.

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  • Just Married in The Bronx

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    News 12 The Bronx wants to announce your wedding. If you were married in the past 90 days, please submit your photos via Twitter or Instagram using #JustMarriedBX.  

  • Your 2018 Bronx Fall Fun Photos

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    Is fall your favorite season? Are you and your family doing fun things this fall? Whether you're out apple or pumpkin picking, at a farm or corn maze or just hanging around in your home or yard, News 12 The Bronx want to see your Fall Fun pics! Send them via Twitter or Instagram with the #BXFallFun and they might end up on air or on News12.com.

    Is fall your favorite season? Are you and your family doing fun things this fall? Whether you're out apple or pumpkin picking, at a farm or corn maze or just hanging around in your home or yard, News 12 The Bronx want to see your Fall Fun pics! Send them via Twitter or Instagram with the #BXFallFun and they might end up on air or on News12.com.

  • Bronx Birthday Smiles

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    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!
    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

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  • EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine

    EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine

    Friday, October 19 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-10-19 12:19:16 GMT
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    Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine being widely used and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths.
    Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine being widely used and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths.
  • Hawley tries to paint McCaskill as too liberal for Missouri

    Hawley tries to paint McCaskill as too liberal for Missouri

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-10-19 01:39:10 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley. McCaskill and Hawley are...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley. McCaskill and Hawley are...
    Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley has used a debate to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued to hammer her challenger over...
    Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley has used a debate to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued to hammer her challenger over his positions on health care.
  • Former deputy UK leader Nick Clegg takes post with Facebook

    Former deputy UK leader Nick Clegg takes post with Facebook

    Friday, October 19 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:09:30 GMT
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    Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by...
    Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny by the bloc.
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