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Nestlé Sells US Candy Brands To Italian Company Behind Nutella

The company behind the such brands as the Crunch Bar, Gobstoppers and Butterfinger has sold its' U.S. candy brands. CNBC reports that Nestlé's U.S. confectionery business has been purchased by none other than the company behind Nutella and Ferrero Rocher chocolates--Italian candy company Ferrero--for around $2.8 billion. The move comes as Nestlé has battled waning sales…

Facebook Has Announced Some BIG Changes To Your Timeline

Get ready for a change to your Facebook feed! Facebook's head honcho Mark Zuckerberg made a HUGE announcement and the the company would be changing up its news feed to boost timeline content from users' friends and families. The update will focus more on what friends share, and promote content that gets the most interactions…

2017 Disasters Cost US Record-Setting Amount

We knew last year's disasters were bad, but just how bad? The total cost is out for all of the national disasters in the U.S.  last year and it's a record number. According to USA Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says Hurricanes Irma, Harvey & Maria, plus 13 other disasters, including the devastating…

Facebook Will Now Send An Alert When A Photo Of You Is Uploaded

Facebook has announced that new optional tools are available to help people manage their identity online. Using the company's facial recognition technology, Facebook will have a good idea of when someone uploads your photo (even if they don't tag you). The new features are said to help users find photos that they are not tagged…

FSU Suspends All Fraternities & Sororities TFN

Florida State University says that all fraternities & sororities on campus have been suspended until further notice. That's according to the Tampa Bay Times that says the move comes after the death a freshman pledge, who appears to have have been alcohol-related. On top of that tragedy, there was also another incident in which a…

Pinellas County Deputies Round Up Unlicensed Contractors

Two months ago Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announced a program dubbed the Construction Licensing Investigative Unit in an effort to help the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board crack down on unlicensed contractors. Tuesday morning, twenty roofers, painters, and others working in the construction industry - all of whom were unlicensed, working without workers' compensation,…

Girls Can Now Officially Join The Boy Scouts

Yesterday, on International Day of the Girl, the Boy Scouts organization made an historic announcement--they're letting girls join. In a statement on their website, the BSA said that the values and leadership lessons the organization teaches are important for both boys and girls. And they say that the change will help busy parents with time…

Movie Trailer: Star Wars Ep. 8: The Last Jedi

As we inch closer to the release of the next installment in the Star Wars saga, another breadcrumb was dropped during Monday Night Football last night. If you missed or just haven't had the chance to over-analyze it frame-by-frame, here's the latest trailer for Episode 8 "The Last Jedi."

Yahoo Says ALL Accounts Affected By 2013 Security Breach

Remember that big Yahoo security breach a few years ago? Well, it turns out that it was way worse than they originally thought. According to the New York Times, yesterday, Yahoo revealed that ALL 3 billion accounts that they had at the time were affected. Originally, when the 2013 hack was announced last December, they'd…