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 NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Aug 13
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Economic Fiction: 'Record' GDP, Jobs

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Economic Fiction: 'Record' GDP, Jobs

By Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber | Aug 13
President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment.

Biting Into Meal Kit Madness

Biting Into Meal Kit Madness

Aug 13
Home Chef CEO Pat Vihtelic launched his meal kit company five years ago. Sales climbed from about $1 million in 2015 to $250 million last year. Vihtelic spoke to The Associated Press about the rapid changes he's seen at his company and in the meal busines

Crocs to Close Plants and Outsource Manufacturing

Crocs to Close Plants and Outsource Manufacturing

Aug 11
Colorado-based footwear company Crocs Inc. is closing company-owned manufacturing plants in Italy and Mexico by year's end and replacing its chief financial officer.

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World they Created

Tech Giants Still Stumbling in the Social World they Created

By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 10
Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming.

Famous Nevada Pimp Running for Office Loses Brothel License

Famous Nevada Pimp Running for Office Loses Brothel License

By Michelle L. Price | Aug 9
Officials have yanked a brothel license from Nevada's most famous legal pimp, who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style candidate for a state legislative seat and faced increasing anti-prostitution sentiment.

Concern in Arkansas Town Highlights Trade Fears in U.S. States

Concern in Arkansas Town Highlights Trade Fears in U.S. States

By Andrew DMillo | Aug 9
The uncertainty in Arkansas, where voters overwhelmingly supported Trump in the 2016 president election, highlights how U.S. states are trying to ease the sting of the president's threatened trade war.

Controversy in a Can: Twitter Reacts to Dr Pepper's 'Vers' Ad

Controversy in a Can: Twitter Reacts to Dr Pepper's 'Vers' Ad

Aug 9
A new print ad for the soft drink Dr Pepper is making waves on Twitter this week.

Retailers Raise Game on Back-to-School Supplies

Retailers Raise Game on Back-to-School Supplies

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 9
The microwave ate my homework? Reusable notebooks where writing disappears with heat are among the basic school supplies raising their game against gadgets like iPads.

Online Mattress Seller Casper Plans Retail Store Expansion

Online Mattress Seller Casper Plans Retail Store Expansion

Aug 9
Online mattress seller Casper plans to open 200 stores in the U.S. over the next three years as part of an effort to solidify its position in the retail market.

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