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Diane Gunter(MISSOULA, Montana) — A 109-year-old took full advantage of a Montana restaurant’s birthday discount — and then some — when she was paid to eat there last month. The Montana Club in Missoula, which offers a percentage off customers’ bills based on their age, actually paid birthday regular Helen Self $1.25 for dining there […]

Sean Gallup/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New Yorker pulled Steve Bannon from its annual fall festival on Monday amid major pushback from staff and celebrity participants. Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, was scheduled to headline the star-studded The New Yorker Festival, but the magazine said it uninvited him after participants, including comedians Jim […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — With summer winding down and syllabus week upon college students, campus law enforcement teams are doing their own type of studying — on the best ways to keep their schools safe. Colleges and universities are doing that more frequently through school safety apps, which safety officials hope will provide comfort to students and […]

Michael Hickey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bitter infighting continues within the leadership of Papa John’s. The company’s founder and largest shareholder, John Schnatter, has filed a lawsuit against Papa John’s International Inc. in Delaware on Thursday, claiming the company’s leadership is causing “irreparable harm” to the business, his attorney told ABC News. In a statement to […]

Boeing(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing an $805 million contract for four new MQ-25A “Stingray” unmanned mid-air refueling tankers that will be based on aircraft carriers. The contract could balloon to $13 billion if the Navy gets the full requirement of 72 Stingrays for its carrier fleet. The sleek drone resembles a flying […]

Louisville U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(OLMSTED, Ill.) — On the banks of the Ohio River in southern Illinois, construction has been underway since the Reagan administration to complete one of the largest civil works projects in U.S. history. The Olmsted Locks and Dam, a $3 billion project that began three decades ago and took more […]

Lerkekasa Vineyard(GVARV, Norway) — What is thought to be the world’s most northerly commercial vineyard is up for sale in Norway. The 15 acres of fertile vineyard, which is used to produce award-winning wines, also comes with a national cuisine restaurant, several cottages and three gigantic wine barrels nestled among the vines that serve as […]

Toyota(NEW YORK) — Where Toyota sees a minivan, Uber sees a driverless taxi. Now both companies are getting their vision. Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber, the companies announced Monday, moving the embattled ride-sharing company toward a self-driving future with a partner. The two companies will continue to develop their own driverless technologies to […]

KGO(SAN FRANCISO) — A family on vacation overseas racked up thousands of dollars in data roaming fees despite setting their phones to airplane mode, according to ABC News’ San Francisco station KGO. Vivian Chung and her children had just returned to their California home from Vietnam, where they were celebrating her mother’s 84th birthday, when […]

@realDonaldTrump/Twitter(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump attacked Google in an early morning tweet on Tuesday that accused the company of prioritizing “fake news” in its search results. Trump targeted the search giant in a pair of Tweets at around 5:30 a.m., claiming its results were “rigged” against him and other conservatives. He also alleged that 96 […]

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