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Report: Robots could replace 20M manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030

Report: Robots could replace 20M manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030

iStock(NEW YORK) — Robots are estimated to replace about 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, according to a new report.The global stock of industrial robots has more than doubled since 2010, and the rise of robots has already had a “profound effect” on industrial employment around the world, according to a report released Wednesday by…

Kim Kardashian West’s shapewear brand “Kimono” faces backlash

Kim Kardashian West’s shapewear brand “Kimono” faces backlash

Karwai Tang/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Kim Kardashian West’s new Kimono Solutionwear shapewear brand is already facing backlash for its controversial name. The new collection was created for women to confidently and comfortably enhance body shape and curve. There are nine different shades that range from sizes XXS – 4XL.”I would always cut up my shapewear…

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor sales law in win for big retailers

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor sales law in win for big retailers

Bill Oxford/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down strict residency requirements for retailers of beer, wine and liquor in Tennessee, clearing the way for more retail options for consumers and, potentially, lower prices. Justice Samuel Alito, writing for the 7-2 majority, called Tennessee’s two-year residency requirement, and similar restrictions nationwide, unconstitutional because it…

Delta offering waivers for travel to Punta Cana ‘due to recent events’

Delta offering waivers for travel to Punta Cana ‘due to recent events’

Boarding1Now/iStock(NEW YORK) — Delta Air Lines is offering waivers to passengers who are flying to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic this summer.Delta says the waiver is being offered “due to recent events” and applies to travel through Aug. 15. While the airline did not specify what those “recent events” are, the news comes after a spate…

Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day this year

Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day this year

AdrianHancu/iStock(NEW YORK) — Amazon is doubling down on Prime Day, saying on Tuesday its annual make-down event for Prime members will be held July 15 and 16, after being a single-day event in years past.”Prime Day 2019 will feature more than one million deals globally, including the biggest Prime Day deals ever on Alexa-enabled devices,”…

Women serving in the military reserves fight for paid maternity leave

Women serving in the military reserves fight for paid maternity leave

Tara Fajardo Arteaga(WASHINGTON) — The thousands of women who serve the United States in the military reserves hope a piece of legislation will give them access to paid maternity leave.The Mothers of Military Service (MOMS) Leave Act is being considered by Congress as a possible amendment to the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. If passed,…

Taylor Swift just trademarked her new kitten, Benjamin Button

Taylor Swift just trademarked her new kitten, Benjamin Button

Steve Granitz/WireImage(NEW YORK) — You’re not officially part of Taylor Swift’s cat family until you get trademarked.After previously trademarking “Meredith & Olivia Swift” — the names of her first two cats — Swift is now working on a trademark that includes her newest kitty, Benjamin Button.According to the official Trademark Office server, her company TAS…

Investing in a Ferrari? The stock may be even hotter than a car these days

Investing in a Ferrari? The stock may be even hotter than a car these days

Morgan Korn(NEW YORK) — Want a Ferrari but can’t afford a car? There’s another way to own a piece of the legendary Italian marque. A Ferrari fan could spend $215,000 on the Portofino, the company’s newest convertible sports car and entry level model, or buy 1,335 shares of the company, which was recently trading at…