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Burger King announced a new menu on Monday in an attempt to revive the brand and win over new customers with healthier and tastier meal options. The new menu features 14 brand-new items, but these five take the cake.
GE was trading up $1.29 percent on Wednesday to $19.84 on a report from Credit Suisse analysts Julian Mitchell, Charles Clarke and Jonathan Shaffer which estimates that GE Capital will soon resume paying a dividend to its parent company, resulting in higher shareholder returns.
A 4.6 magnitude earthquake has hit southern Haiti near the capital of Port-au-Prince. The United States Geological Survey says the earthquake was centered at 24 miles southeast of the capital and had a depth of 3 miles.
A naked 12-year-old girl seen eating from trash cans has stunned neighbors in Temecula, California, according to a report.
The Internal Revenue Service announced in January of this year when the 2012 tax season began that taxpayers have until April 17 to file their tax returns this year. One reason is that the traditional deadline, April 15, falls on a Sunday. Another reason is Emancipation Day.
Even though 2011 federal tax returns aren't due until April 17, 2012 those who file early often do so to get a quick refund from the IRS. The IRS notes that most refunds are issued within 10 days for those who file returns electronically. Those filing paper returns can expect to wait weeks for their refund.
On Friday, Mohammed Wali Zazi, 56, and a U.S. citizen from Afghanistan, was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for destroying evidence and lying to investigators to cover up his son’s bomb plot. The father was originally supposed to face up to 40 years in jail.
U.S. stocks dropped on Friday as the most recent flare-up in Greek negotiations for a financial bailout package put the S&P 500 on track to snap a three-day winning streak.
Passengers on the Crown Princess cruise ship are getting sick with novovirus again. The Crown Princess is returning to port for the second straight week following another novovirus outbreak on the cruise ship.
The Philippines was shaken by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake early in 2012, as a quake struck off the island of Samar on Saturday.