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Oil stays above $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

The price of oil inched further above $102 a barrel Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on Russia that fell short... Read more »

Published July 23, 2014

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Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

LG Display Co. said profit for the April-June quarter more than doubled as a stronger won reduced the value of its foreign debt and the World Cup boosted demand for ultra-high-definition TVs. Read more »

Published July 23, 2014

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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Read more »

Published July 23, 2014

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Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S.... Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession

Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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'X-Men' virtual reality experience coming to Comic-Con

Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear

Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Read more »

Published July 22, 2014

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Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild

When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers... Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Microsoft makes design central to its future

Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food — or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent... Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Consumers are padding their checking accounts

With wounds from the Great Recession still fresh, chastened Americans are hoarding more cash in their checking accounts than at any time in the last 25 years. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

Nearly a dozen states believe they’ve found a way to encourage people to save more money — and have fun doing it. And the idea costs not a dime in state funds. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he... Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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The Journey: How much income will that 401(k) generate?

Forget the big number you’re aiming for in your 401(k). Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Susan Tompor: Stop and look both ways for auto insurance discounts

Everybody wants a discount on car insurance. Why else would we watch the Esurance TV ads where a crazy lady in the beige turtleneck named Beatrice talks about how she shops for car insurance and... Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Puerto Rico on shaky ground with creditors

Puerto Rico's government has managed its first balanced budget in more than a decade. Sales tax revenues are up and the publicly owned power company has won breathing room to pay its debts. Read more »

Published July 20, 2014

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US outlines case against Russia on downed plane

Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a... Read more »

Published July 20, 2014

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Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to expand its... Read more »

Published July 19, 2014

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New Toyota minivan makes it easier to yell at kids

Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. Read more »

Published July 18, 2014

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Gauge of US economy rises 0.3 percent in June

A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health increased in June for a fifth consecutive month, supporting the view that economic growth should accelerate in the second half of this year. Read more »

Published July 18, 2014

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