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  • President Trump was the world's most tweeted about leader in 2017, but his tweets were not the most popular. That's according to annual data released by Twitter. His predecessor, President Obama had two out of the ten most re-tweeted posts this year. But no one could catch Carter Wilkerson, a teenager who's request for a year's worth of free Wendy's chicken nuggets topped the chart with 3.6 million retweets.
  • Anxiously waiting for your Cyber Monday purchase to arrive?  Well, you may have to wait a couple of extra days. UPS is struggling to keep up with shipments after record sales on the U.S. Shopping holiday.The parcel service handles packages from retailers amazon, Walmart and Macy's 
  •  Lamborghini introduced the Urus, the world's fastest SUV. It goes from zero to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds and can hit speeds of 190 mph. It can fit five people and will arrive in the U.S. Next spring. The base price starts at $200,000. 
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  • Ex-OpenTable worker charged in bogus reservations scheme

    Ex-OpenTable worker charged in bogus reservations scheme

    Sunday, September 23 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-09-23 17:41:17 GMT
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    A former OpenTable employee has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly making hundreds of bogus reservations at Chicago restaurants to undermine a rival booking service.
    A former OpenTable employee has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly making hundreds of bogus reservations at Chicago restaurants to undermine a rival booking service.
  • 'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theaters

    'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theaters

    Sunday, September 23 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-09-23 16:11:17 GMT
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    (Quantrell D. Colbert/Universal Pictures via AP). This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jack Black, from left, Owen Vaccaro and Cate Blanchett in a scene from "The House With A Clock in Its Walls."(Quantrell D. Colbert/Universal Pictures via AP). This image released by Universal Pictures shows Jack Black, from left, Owen Vaccaro and Cate Blanchett in a scene from "The House With A Clock in Its Walls."
    The gothic family fantasy "A House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office.
    The gothic family fantasy "A House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office.
  • As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

    As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

    Sunday, September 23 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-09-23 12:31:14 GMT
    Sunday, September 23 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-09-23 22:24:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Jack Maloney poses in front of the grain bins on his Little Ireland Farms in Brownsburg, Ind., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Maloney, who farms about 2,000 acres in Hendricks Count, said the aid for farmers is "a nice gesture" b...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Jack Maloney poses in front of the grain bins on his Little Ireland Farms in Brownsburg, Ind., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Maloney, who farms about 2,000 acres in Hendricks Count, said the aid for farmers is "a nice gesture" b...
    US farmers will soon begin getting government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to help those experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China, but even those poised...
    US farmers will soon begin getting government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to help those experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China, but even those poised for big payouts worry it won't be enough.
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