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Woman says she suffered second-degree burns after her Fitbit exploded

Dina Mitchell(NEW YORK) — A Wisconsin woman said she suffered second-degree burns on her arm after her Fitbit tracker exploded. Dina Mitchell said she had owned her Fitbit Flex 2 for about two weeks when the fitness tracking device allegedly caught fire on her arm while she was reading a book on Tuesday night. “I was literally just sitting and ... Read More »

Hash browns recalled because of golf balls

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Either there are some potato farmers using their fields as driving ranges or there’s a golf course near a potato farm and everyone is hitting in the rough, because some frozen hash browns have been recalled due to possible contamination from golf balls. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration issued a press release stating that McCain ... Read More »

Average movie ticket prices hit all-time high

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you feel like you’re paying more to go to the movies, you’re right. According to the National Organization of Theater Owners, average movie ticket prices hit an all-time high in the first three months of 2017. During the quarter, the average ticket price was $8.84, up from $8.79 cents in the last three months of 2016. ... Read More »

Bebe plans to close all stores by the end of May

Isaac Brekken/WireImage via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Your shopping mall is losing another store. Bebe is planning on closing all of its stores by the end of May this year, according to a filing made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing said Bebe expects to record a $20 million impairment charge as a result of the closings. On ... Read More »

American Airlines flight attendant grounded after altercation with passengers captured on video

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s been less than two weeks since a video of a bloodied passenger being dragged off a United Airlines aircraft ignited a national discussion about the airline industry’s treatment of passengers, and now, yet another onboard incident captured on video is raising eyebrows — and it’s resulted in the immediate grounding of a flight attendant. A video ... Read More »