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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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  • Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

    Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:05:48 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:47:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). An American flag flies above a Sears department store sign in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). An American flag flies above a Sears department store sign in Hackensack, N.J., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.
    How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
    How the might have fallen: Sears, which was the Amazon of its day, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:35:45 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:46:14 GMT
    (Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...(Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar...
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar action.
  • US retail sales edged up in September

    US retail sales edged up in September

    Monday, October 15 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 12:55:23 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-10-15 21:46:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE- In this Oct. 3, 2018, file photo a customer shops at a Target department store in Pembroke Pines, Fla. On Monday, Oct. 15, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for September.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File). FILE- In this Oct. 3, 2018, file photo a customer shops at a Target department store in Pembroke Pines, Fla. On Monday, Oct. 15, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for September.
    US retail sales edge up scant 0.1 percent in September, matching weak August performance.
    US retail sales edge up scant 0.1 percent in September, matching weak August performance.
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