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FCC expected to repeal net neutrality rules on Thursday

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Federal Communication Commission could officially repeal the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules by publishing the order to the National Register on Thursday, according to three sources briefed on the matter, inevitably triggering a wave of opposing lawsuits from state attorneys general. The National Register is the official journal of U.S. federal government regulations, and one source …

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Cruise Critic's picks for best cruise ships of the year

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Cruise Critic has announced the winners of its eighth annual Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards — naming the most popular cruise ships of the year, based on consumer reviews shared on Cruise Critic over the past 12 months. The site boasts the largest online cruise community in the world with more than 350,000 cruise reviews, covering approximately …

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Frustrated couple bombarded by Amazon packages they didn't order

iStock/Thinkstock(FOLSOM, Calif.) — Michelle Carroll and her husband, Donald, can count nine of the same knee pillows, all in Amazon boxes, spread across their living room in their Folsom, California, home. In fact, the couple would have had at least 14 knee pillows if they hadn’t insisted that the drivers making deliveries take some of the packages back. “Yesterday my …

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How long can cryptocurrencies like bitcoin shine?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — One of Silicon Valley’s latest stars isn’t on television or a music mogul. His name is Jeremy Gardner, dubbed a cryptocelebrity. One source of his riches? Bitcoin. Gardner, who calls himself a venture capitalist and cryptocurrency evangelist, even lives in a San Francisco house known as the Crypto Castle. “When my startup first moved to San Francisco, …

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KFC closes across the UK due to a shortage of chicken

ABC News(LONDON) — KFC has temporarily closed hundreds of locations in the UK and Ireland on Monday night after its shops ran out of chicken following delivery problems. The fast food chain switched its delivery contract to German shipping giant DHL, which had promised to “set a new delivery standard” after winning the contract with KFC. On Monday, 575 KFC …

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KFC closings across Britain ruffle feathers

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — U.K. and Ireland KFC restaurant-goers have been disappointed in recent days, as 900 outlets in the countries were closed due to a shortage of chicken. The company first apologized on Saturday, citing growing pains with its new delivery partner, DHL. Many upset customers took to Twitter to voice their complaints about the chain closing its doors. “We know …

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