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  • Starbucks(NEW YORK) -- Starbucks' new, limited-time frozen beverage brings new meaning to the term "brain freeze."Behold the Zombie Frappuccino. The Halloween-themed drink sure looks spooky, with its green body, mocha "blood" drips and pink whipped cream "brains," but it tastes like tart apple and caramel, according to Starbucks.If you want to get ahold of it, you'll have to run, not zombie walk, to the nearest store. The drink is only available from Thursday through Tuesday.The beverage has been getting a lot of attention on Twitter, where Starbucks employees were captured getting into character.
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  • Delta Airlines(ATLANTA) -- A Delta flight from Atlanta to the Netherlands was forced to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland late Thursday after suffering what the airline termed an "engine performance issue."Delta Flight 70 took off at 3:31 p.m. and was expected to make a landing in Amsterdam just before 6 a.m. on Friday. Instead, the flight made it only briefly off the northeast coast of Canada before being forced to turn around and land in Goose Bay, Newfoundland.The flight landed without difficulty, and no one was injured."Delta Flight 70 from Atlanta to Amsterdam experienced an engine performance issue en route. The flight crew followed procedures to divert to Goose Bay, Newfoundland, Canada," Delta said in a statement. "The flight landed safely and customers have deplaned. Customers will continue to Amsterdam on another aircraft tomorrow. Delta is in contact with the customers, and we apologize to our customers for the delay. Safety is Delta’s top priority."Audio recordings from the cockpit indicated the plane was experiencing engine failure and issued a declaration of emergency just prior to landing.Audio from air traffic controllers after the plane landed said that upon inspection of engine 2, the four pressure-relief valve doors on the engine were blown open.This is the second plane in a month to suffer engine problems on a transatlantic flight and be diverted to Goose Bay -- a small airport that is located the furthest east in North America. An Air France flight from Paris to Los Angeles on Sept. 30 was forced to declare an emergency and make a landing in Newfoundland as well.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • ABC News(NEW YORK) -- While many deal with a breakup by eating large amounts of ice cream, those with some extra cash to spend may opt to visit a post-breakup retreat to find healing after a romance ends.Amy Chan, a relationship columnist, founded the Renew Breakup Bootcamp in upstate New York following her own difficult breakup. She now holds weekend-long retreats that can cost upwards of $1,700, but promises healing for the heartbroken."Five years ago ... I was dating someone that I thought was going to marry," Chan told ABC News. "When that relationship fell apart abruptly, I completely fell apart.""I tried everything to get better," she added. "I realized that there needs to be something to help people who are going through this very pivotal stage in their life."The program aims to help those suffering from a breakup to move on, and includes sessions lead by a neuroscientist, a psychologist, a life coach and various other activities that are supposed to equip attendees to "detach from the past," according to the camp's website.One attendee, Puneet Grewal, 36, from Vancouver, Canada, told ABC News that she was in an on-and-off relationship for seven years before winding up at the Renew Breakup Bootcamp.Even five years after the breakup, Grewal said she is still reeling, and has not found a way to move on."I find myself still having, you know, painful moments that I wish that I could deal with better," Grewal said. "And I haven't found love."Grewal signed up for the "Intense Love Life Reboot," which takes place at a farm in upstate New York. Attendees are asked to disconnect from their digital devices and take part in therapy, yoga and meditation sessions. The camp even features alpaca petting.The three-day experience was eye-opening, according to Grewal. She said she was left filled with a renewed hope. Grewal added that she is learning to let go of her fear, and even open up her heart up to romance again."I think I'm definitely open and ready to find love again," Grewal said. "I have that confidence. So I'm definitely going to pick a different type of love and the love that I deserve."Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • Gokhan Balci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Twitter has come under fire in recent days for what some critics claim is a permissive attitude toward abusive content on the social media platform.But on Friday night, CEO Jack Dorsey said change is coming.In a series of tweets, Dorsey acknowledged that Twitter is "still not doing enough" to restrict abusive or harassing content."We’ve been working intensely over the past few months and focused today on making some critical decisions," he tweeted."We decided to take a more aggressive stance in our rules and how we enforce them," he wrote. "New rules around: unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups and tweets that glorifies violence. These changes will start rolling out in the next few weeks. More to share next week."Twitter was hit Friday with an online boycott, using the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter, after actress Rose McGowan's account was suspended temporarily for posting another person's phone number. Critics drew a correlation between Twitter's silencing of McGowan and her accusing movie producer Harvey Weinstein of alleged sexual misconduct. (A rep for Weinstein has denied that any non-consensual sexual activity took place between him and any of his accusers.)"We have been in touch with Ms. McGowan’s team," Twitter said in a statement. "We want to explain that her account was temporarily locked because one of her tweets included a private phone number, which violates our Terms of Service. The tweet was removed and her account has been unlocked. We will be clearer about these policies and decisions in the future."Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images for Cannes Lions(WASHINGTON) -- Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, is scheduled to meet with top lawmakers investigating Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election at the Capitol on Wednesday, ABC News has learned.The meeting with Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Mike Conaway, R-Texas, comes as congressional investigators review thousands of Facebook ads linked to Russia that sought to sow division among U.S. voters ahead of the election.Facebook turned over the ads and related data to congressional investigators and the special counsel's office. The social media giant, along with Twitter and Alphabet (Google), has been invited to testify before the House and Senate intelligence committees about Russian efforts to impact the election using social media on Nov. 1.Sandberg is also slated to meet this week with members of the Congressional Black Caucus regarding race-related Facebook ads that were linked to Russia, according to a committee aide.Those ads, which were also turned over to congressional investigators, were aimed at inflaming racial tensions, according to a source who has reviewed the advertisements.A representative for Facebook declined a request for comment.An aide to Conaway did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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