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Wall Street odds don't favor Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast's $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead. Read more »

Published April 23, 2015

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US stocks move lower after weak global economic surveys

Stocks moved lower in early trading Thursday, sapped by gloomy manufacturing data from Europe, China and Japan. Read more »

Published April 23, 2015

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Volvo prepares to send 'Made in China' cars to US

On the verge of exporting the first "Made in China" cars to the United States, Volvo is determined to show they are as good as vehicles it produces in Europe. Read more »

Published April 23, 2015

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Honda shows new business jet in Japan

Honda, known for making motorcycles and cars, is showing its new sleek business jet in Japan for the first time, billing it as quiet, quick and green. Read more »

Published April 23, 2015

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United Airlines posts record profit of $508 million for 1Q

Lower fuel prices helped United Airlines earn a record first-quarter profit despite a dip in revenue. Read more »

Published April 23, 2015

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In Libya's anarchy, migrant smuggling a booming trade

Libya's chaos has turned it into a lucrative magnet attracting migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea voyage to Europe. With no central authority to stop it, business is booming, with... Read more »

Published April 23, 2015

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McDonald's plots turnaround as sales continue to slide

McDonald's plans to unwrap a plan next month that it says will help turn around sales declines around the world. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Boeing tops 1Q profit forecasts, airplane deliveries rise

Co. delivered more commercial airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its first-quarter earnings up 38 percent. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Still got it: Facebook mobile ad revenue continues to surge

Nearly three-quarters of Facebook's advertising revenue now comes from mobile ads, as many more users access the social network on smartphones and other handheld gadgets. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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New Mexico regulators adopt new rules for Lyft, Uber

State regulators have approved new rules to allow ride-booking services Lyft and Uber to operate in New Mexico. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Drivers want new safety technology, but it will cost them

Drivers want more collision-prevention technology in their cars, but there is a limit to how much they will pay. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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US home sales bounced back in March, but can the gain last?

U.S. homebuyers flooded back into the real estate market in March, pushing up sales and prices at the start of the spring buying season. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline... Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Sales at Taco Bell, KFC help Yum top 1Q profit forecast

Yum Brands Inc.'s first-quarter profit fell but still topped Wall Street expectations as global sales jumped at its Taco Bell and KFC brands. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Yahoo's 1Q disappoints, but stock rises on Yahoo Japan hopes

Yahoo is still struggling to boost revenue nearly three years into CEO Marissa Mayer's tenure, magnifying concerns that the Internet company holds little value beyond its lucrative Asian investments. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Teva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal

Generic drug giant Teva formally offered to buy fellow drugmaker Mylan about $40.1 billion in cash and stock on Tuesday, despite Mylan's cold shoulder and the certainty the proposed acquisition will bring intense scrutiny by... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Low wages, trade deals luring auto plants and jobs to Mexico

Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles

McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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US stocks waver as corporate earnings roll in

U.S. stocks wavered Tuesday as big companies turned in a mixed batch of earnings results. Markets in Asia surged on optimism over recent reforms in China. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms

Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet,... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Japan mulls 2018 moon landing, seeks to keep up with rivals

Japan's space agency is considering an unmanned mission to the moon by 2018 or early 2019, part of an effort to beef up aerospace technology and keep pace with China and other emerging powers. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons

Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Bates apologized for... Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for... Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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Survey: US businesses expect sales rebound, more hiring

U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiring and pay, according to a survey released Monday Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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ESPN says Verizon's new FiOS TV packages violate agreements

ESPN is objecting to how Verizon is giving its FiOS TV customers more choice. In new plans that went into effect Sunday, Verizon made the ESPN and ESPN2 sports channels optional, but ESPN says its... Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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