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Sony broadly releases 'The Interview' in reversal of plans

Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released "The Interview" online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled... Read more »

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Russia's central bank to help companies meet debts

With inflation showing clear signs of picking up, Russia's central bank on Wednesday launched another initiative to shore up the ruble, offering hard currency loans to help companies and banks... Read more »

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Average US 30-year mortgage edges up slightly

Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but the benchmark 30-year low remained very close to the 19-month low hit last week. Read more »

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Applications for US jobless aid fall to 7-week low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level in seven weeks, a sign that the U.S. economy and job market are steadily improving. Read more »

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Unions make push to recruit protected immigrants

Unions across the U.S. are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Barack Obama's recent executive action, hoping to expand their dwindling ranks by recruiting millions of workers who... Read more »

Published 4 hours ago

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More 'Help Wanted' signs up at small businesses

If you're looking for signs that the U.S. economy is growing and that the job market is improving, just talk to small business owners. Read more »

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Who hacked Sony becomes Internet's new mystery

Everyone has a theory about who really hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Read more »

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Auto industry acts globally — except on recalls

When it comes to making and selling cars, the auto industry thinks and acts globally: There is near-seamless coordination between parts suppliers, factories and dealerships. Read more »

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Bad Santa? 5 tips to tackle your holiday gift returns

As anyone who's received a drugstore cologne gift set well knows, even Santa Claus gets it wrong sometimes. Read more »

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Wal-Mart tests gift card exchange

Starting Christmas Day, Wal-Mart is letting customers exchange gift cards from more than 200 retailers, airlines and restaurants for a Wal-Mart card. The cards don't expire and can be used in... Read more »

Published 8 hours ago

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Applications for US jobless aid fall to 7-week low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level in seven weeks, a sign that the U.S. economy and job market are steadily improving. Read more »

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Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday a limited theatrical release of "The Interview" beginning Thursday, putting back into the theaters the comedy that prompted an international incident... Read more »

Published 22 hours ago

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Keurig recalls 7 million coffee makers due to burn risk

Keurig is recalling more than 7 million of its single-serve coffee brewing machines after reports that a number of them had spewed hot liquids and injured dozens of users. Read more »

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Drones become popular holiday gifts

Santa's sleigh isn't the only thing flying this holiday season. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Natural gas down 30 pct in a month

Natural gas, the nation's most prevalent heating fuel, is getting cheaper just as winter is arriving because of mild temperatures and plentiful supplies. Read more »

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US consumer spending up solid 0.6 pct. in November

U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in November, while income posted the best gain in five months — both encouraging signs for economic growth. Read more »

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Walgreen fiscal 1Q profit jumps 16 percent, tops forecasts

Stronger sales from established stores helped Walgreen trump analyst expectations for its fiscal first quarter, and the nation's largest drugstore chain said its acquisition of European health and... Read more »

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Much work still needed on health care sign-ups

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell says health care sign-ups are off to an encouraging start, but a lot of work is still needed to make the second open enrollment season for the... Read more »

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APNewsBreak: Oil train disaster settlement growing

A proposed settlement fund for victims of a fiery train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Canada is nearly halfway to a goal of $500 million in funding commitments ahead of its filing next month,... Read more »

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AP sources: NYC congressman to plead guilty

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge Tuesday, people familiar with the plea negotiations said, but it was unclear what would become of his congressional career. Read more »

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FDA going after sellers of pure caffeine powder

The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses. Read more »

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Trashing electronics becomes illegal in New York

If Santa brings you a shiny new laptop, video game console or flat-screen TV, don't toss the old one in the trash. Read more »

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As dust clears, what's next for Sony?

The Sony hacking attack continues to deliver more dramatic plotlines than any fictional movie, but meanwhile the movie studio must move forward and tackle the next steps in minimizing the mess.... Read more »

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Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slows

This year showed how sheltered the U.S. economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. Employers are finally hiring enough to lower unemployment. A plunge in gas prices and a... Read more »

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Big changes coming to Cuba tourism with US opening

As the U.S. and Cuba begin to normalize relations for the first time in half a century, some Americans are already roaming the streets of Old Havana, attending dance exhibitions and talks on... Read more »

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