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December 21, 2018 1:47 AM The Netherlands is paying people to cycle

Andrea Lo, CNN • Published 21st December 2018 With 17 million residents and 23 million bicycles, the Netherlands already has more bikes than people. Now, it wants to get even more cyclists on the roads -- and will pay people to do it. The Dutch government recently announced that it will invest $390 million (€345 million) in cycling infrastructure to get 200,000 more people 116

December 20, 2018 6:04 PM In run-up to Christmas, online sales continue to be strong

NEW YORK – In the run-up to Christmas, online shopping continues to be strong. Online sales are up nearly 18 percent to $110.6 billion from Nov. 1 through Wednesday, compared to the year-ago period, says Adobe Analytics, which tracks online spending. Adobe expects the service allowing online shoppers to pick up at physical stores to be robust on Saturday 106

December 19, 2018 2:33 PM 133 million cars are 'lost' here every year

Brits spend 35 million hours a year looking for their parked cars, according to research. A survey of 2,000 drivers revealed over one third regularly forget where their car is parked, and on average ‘lose’ their vehicle once a month. A further one in 20 drivers said they struggle to locate their parked car on a weekly basis. According to the data, it commonly 161

December 15, 2018 8:15 AM Venmo: Send & Receive Money 4+

Venmo is the simple, fun money app for sending cash quickly between friends and shopping at your favorite online stores. Split purchases to avoid awkward IOUs, share your new buys, and catch up on what your friends are doing on the feed. Send money quickly to friends by simply linking your payment method. There’s no transaction fee for sending money 152

December 14, 2018 2:23 PM US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo a shopper walks through Dolphin Mall while shopping on Black Friday in Miami. On Friday, Dec. 14, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for November. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset 102

December 12, 2018 11:44 PM No psychiatric hospital employee responsible for escape

FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo Randall Saito appears in court for a hearing on his mental competence to stand trial in Honolulu. Hawaii officials said they are ready Wednesday, Dec. 12 to discuss findings of an investigation into Saito's escape from a psychiatric hospital. The state attorney general's office has completed an administrative 101

December 12, 2018 10:18 PM 38 amazing gifts to buy on Amazon this holiday

If you haven't considered shopping Amazon for holiday gifts, now's the season to start. On top of the fact that Amazon Prime members get lightning-fast, two-day shipping (on select items), there are also way more fun items than ever to shop on Amazon. What that means is, not only will it be more likely that your gifts will arrive on time — but, it'll 606

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 129

December 7, 2018 2:44 AM Florida man accused of shoplifting after job interview at Kohl's

SPRING HILL, Fla. – A Spring Hill man was arrested for shoplifting after his job interview at Kohl's, deputies say. The man identified as Dominick Breedlove arrived at the store around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday and proceeded to Human Resources for a job interview, Hernando County deputies say. After the interview, Breedlove walked over to the shoe department 79

November 27, 2018 9:39 PM Disney, Fox deny claims in $1 billion Malaysia theme park lawsuit

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) on Tuesday rejected claims in a Malaysia casino operator’s lawsuit accusing them of abandoning a licensing contract tied to the planned construction of a Fox-branded theme park. Disney and Fox said Genting Malaysia Bhd’s (GENM.KL) respective claims against them were “without 136