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  • AVNphotolab/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Christie's auction house says it has discovered a previously unknown copy of the first map to name America, and the 510-year-old manuscript will be up for sale next month.The map not only uses the word "America" as the name for the New World for the first time, but it's also the first map to show separate South and North American continents and is the earliest recorded printed terrestrial globe, depicting an accurate illustration of the world in 360 degrees in the form of a set of gores, according to a press release from Christie's on Wednesday announcing the discovery.The two-dimensional gore map was produced by German cartographer Martin Waldseemuller in 1507 and is one of just five known copies, according to Christie's."The discovery of this unknown copy of the Waldseemuller gores marks the most exciting moment of my 20-year career at Christie’s; his cartographic innovations had an enormous influence in the science of map-making and perhaps most significantly, defined history in naming America," said Julian Wilson, senior specialist in Christie's books, maps and manuscripts department in London.Christie's said it will sell the map at auction in London on Dec. 13, and the piece is estimated to command between $788,000 and $1.2 million.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer testified apologized for the 2013 data breach that impacted more than three billion Yahoo! accounts.Mayer testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday, alongside former Equifax CEO Richard Smith and Interim Exquifax CEO Paulino Barros, Jr. and Verizon Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer Karen Zacharia. During her opening remarks, Mayer said Yahoo! had "worked hard over the years to earn our users' trust. As CEO, these thefts occurred during my tenure and I want to sincerely apologize to each and every one of our users."Mayer said she didn't know about the intrusion in 2013. That admission came when she was asked why the company waited until November 2016 to publicly disclose the breach. She also admitted that Yahoo! still doesn't "exactly understand how the act was perpetrated."Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • US Treasury(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) severed ties between the American financial system and Chinese Bank of Dandong.According to a news release, the Chinese bank "acts as a conduit for illicit North Korean financial activity," prompting the action. President Trump vowed to sever those ties this summer.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that the action "will better protect the U.S. financial system from illicit schemes used by North Korea to evade sanctions and finance its weapons programs."Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • tarabird/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As President Trump spent his Thursday naming Jerome Powell the new Federal Reserve Chairman, stocks rallied on Wall Street, with a new all-time high for the Dow.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,516.26, a new record. That mark is 81.25 higher than it opened the day.The Nasdaq dipped 1.59, ending the session at 6,714.94, while the S&P 500 rose slightly, gaining 0.49 on the day.Whole Foods held a National Hiring Day on Thursday, planning to add 6,000 new employees. Many were hired on the spot.The Mall of America will be closed this Thanksgiving. All 15,000 employees will get to spend the holiday with their loved ones.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • The Hershey Company(HERSHEY, Pa.) -- For the first time in more than 20 years, the Hershey's Company is going to release a new candy bar later this year -- and this one takes the gold.According to a news release by the company on Thursday, Hershey's Gold bars will be available beginning in December. The bars will be made of "carmelized creme mixed with salty peanuts and pretzel bits."The company is branding the new creation as the fourth flavor in its chocolate family -- behind milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate. The company says it created the new flavor by "using a proprietary process to transform white creme into solid 'gold' by caramelizing the creme in a specialized kitchen. It also says it chose to announce the new release 100 days ahead of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games to tie in to the gold medals on the minds of Olympics fans. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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