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APPLE LIVE: Larger iPhones and smartwatch unveiled

Apple's larger iPhones won't just have bigger screens. They'll have a new, horizontal viewing mode to take advantage of the larger display. Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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Dollar General goes hostile in bid for rival

General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers. Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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China's premier promises more open economy

China's premier promised Wednesday to open the world's No. 2 economy wider to foreign companies, promising favorable conditions despite a wave of anti-monopoly investigations that business groups... Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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UN assembly calls for action on national debt

The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favor of a resolution that calls for adoption of a new legal framework to restructure national debts and avoid the kind of speculative action that led Argentina to a second... Read more »

Published Sept. 10, 2014

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Veterans Watchdog: VA managers lied about delays

Managers at more than a dozen Veterans Affairs medical facilities lied to federal investigators about scheduling practices and other issues, the department's inspector general said Tuesday. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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US recovery drives the dollar sharply higher

In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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4th US aid worker with Ebola arrives in hospital

An ambulance transporting the fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus has arrived at Emory University Hospital for treatment. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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College savings on the rise as plans average $20K

The good news is that Americans are saving more than ever for college. The bad news is that the average amount wouldn't come close to getting a person a degree. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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Women buying a car want what men want — usually

What do women want in a car? The same things men do — with subtle differences. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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Manual transmissions getting rarer in the US

When Marlo Dewing went shopping for a car last year, she only had one requirement: a manual transmission. Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

Shares of Home Depot sank before the opening bell Tuesday after confirming that its payment systems had been hacked, potentially exposing millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its... Read more »

Published Sept. 9, 2014

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Twitter tests shopping service

is testing a way to let users go shopping or make charitable contributions between tweets. Read more »

Published Sept. 8, 2014

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An argument for raising the minimum wage

American fast-food workers need and deserve a $15 an hour minimum wage. Raising it to that level would be the first step to healing our battered work force and building toward a hopeful economic... Read more »

Published Sept. 8, 2014

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In two years, GM aims to offer car that will almost drive itself

General Motors says that in two years it will offer cars that talk to each other and can almost drive themselves at freeway speeds. Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Market Basket chain begins recovery after turmoil

Alice Farrington has her pick of four supermarkets, all a quick drive from her home. Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Fines, hearings among lingering 'fracking' issues

Environmentalists want to lift a cap on fines for violations, while industry officials want to limit who can ask for a public hearing as each side prepares for their last shot at changing proposed... Read more »

Published Sept. 7, 2014

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Greek premier eyes growth for 1st time in 8 years

Greece's economy is expected to expand in the third quarter for the first time in eight years, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Saturday. Read more »

Published Sept. 6, 2014

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NFL teams moving to variable ticket pricing

Many NFL teams are following the leads of other sports — dropping prices for less desirable games while jacking up costs for the biggest matchups. Read more »

Published Sept. 6, 2014

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For Europe's vast unemployed, hopes remain dim

For the struggling Spanish shopkeeper or the Portuguese restaurant owner, the European Central Bank's latest economic stimulus plans won't likely provide much relief anytime soon. Read more »

Published Sept. 6, 2014

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Universities forge ahead with 3-D printing

When students propose, design and create projects at Florida Polytechnic University, they will have a state-of-the-art, 3-D printing lab available to help them along. Read more »

Published Sept. 6, 2014

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Employers are hiring fewer people, and some job seekers are just giving up

U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in August, snapping a six-month streak of hiring above 200,000 and posting the smallest gain in eight months. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country. After all, not many pieces of clothing are so comfortable they can be worn daily, yet versatile enough to be dressed up or down. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant in 2015

Mercedes announced Friday that it will start building a fifth model, the ML Coupe, at its Alabama plant next year. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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Shaping the future of closed Atlantic City casinos

A series of rapid-fire developments that could go a long way toward determining the futures of two former Atlantic City casinos unfolded Friday. Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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California in tussle over record $1.4 billion utility fine

The biggest beneficiary of the record $1.4 billion fine levied against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a gas line explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in suburban San... Read more »

Published Sept. 5, 2014

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