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US agency to hold hearing on Fiat Chrysler recall compliance

The U.S. government's highway safety agency says it will hold a public hearing in July to determine if Fiat Chrysler met requirements to notify customers and fix safety problems in 20 safety... Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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Egypt's stock market soars after halt of capital gains tax

Egypt suspended a capital gains tax on Monday, sending shares soaring after a months-long downturn in which investors had complained of a lack of clarity about the new taxes, with some even taking... Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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Summer skies: airlines to fly record number of passengers

A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy. Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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US homebuilders' confidence in sales prospects ebbs

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident about their sales prospects, a reflection of the sluggish start to this spring's home-selling season. Read more »

Published May 18, 2015

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States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it. So Dan Shaul turned to his state legislator— himself... Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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New schedules from television networks show trends

Television's next big hit may have been revealed during last week's annual orgy of schedule presentations to advertisers by the biggest networks. Read more »

Published May 17, 2015

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In the NFL, helmet sensors are a sensitive issue

When big-money NFL careers are at stake, the use of impact-measuring sensors in football helmets isn't as routine as one might expect. Read more »

Published May 16, 2015

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Marketing Amish-made furniture online

Jim Miller and his wife, Linse, have found a unique business niche, one that makes perfect sense when you think of Sarasota as a southern outpost for the nation's Amish and Mennonite communities. Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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White House: Obama assets between $1.9M and $6.9M

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, held assets last year that were worth roughly $1.9 million to $6.9 million, according to their required financial disclosure reports. Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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Why I skipped the bank and took out a loan from my 'peers'

When I realized I was paying off six different credit cards and not getting anywhere, I decided to consolidate my debt, like millions of other Americans. Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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US stocks edge lower in morning trading a day after record

.S. stock indexes inched lower in morning trading Friday, giving back some of their gains from a day before. Investors were weighing new data on U.S. manufacturing and the latest corporate earnings... Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson leans back in his chair, smiles and explains why he's so happy. Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

Output at U.S. factories, mines and utilities fell for the fifth straight month as oil and gas drillers continued make sharp cuts. Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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Prying parents: Phone monitoring apps flourish in S. Korea

Lee Chang-june can be miles from his 12-year-old son but still know when he plays a smartphone game. With the press of an app he can see his son's phone activity, disable apps or totally shut down... Read more »

Published May 15, 2015

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USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free

The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. Read more »

Published May 14, 2015

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Sally Beauty confirms data breach

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. confirmed Thursday that there was an “illegal intrusion” into its payment card systems, marking the company’s second data breach in just over a year. Read more »

Published May 14, 2015

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ECB President Draghi: European stimulus will continue

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said the ECB's economic stimulus program is working but needs more time to bring European inflation back to healthier levels and restore consumer and... Read more »

Published May 14, 2015

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GM to invest $1 billion in Detroit-area tech center

General Motors Co. plans to spend $1 billion on construction and renovations at its Detroit-area technical center, a top-to-bottom overhaul aimed at boosting innovation and employee attraction... Read more »

Published May 14, 2015

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Puerto Rico closes dozens of schools as economic woes deepen

Francisco Oller Elementary School once bustled with kids, but now birds nest in classrooms strewn with leaves and glass from shattered fluorescent lights. Long-discarded homework assignments paper... Read more »

Published May 14, 2015

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Profiles of Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment victims

Eight people were killed in an Amtrak train derailment Tuesday night in Philadelphia. The victims include an Associated Press employee, a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, a Wells Fargo... Read more »

Published May 14, 2015

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US stock indexes inches higher in afternoon trading

nancial markets inched higher in afternoon trading Wednesday, as traders weighed lackluster U.S. retail sales data and a batch of corporate deals and earnings news. Owens-Illinois and Williams Cos. were among the biggest gainers. Oil... Read more »

Published May 13, 2015

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Twitter founder feeling 'Super' as he heads in new direction

Biz Stone knows abandoning a struggling project to try something else can be a smart move. After all, he was part of a team that dumped the seldom-heard podcasting service Odeo nearly a decade ago... Read more »

Published May 13, 2015

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US businesses increase stockpiles 0.1 percent in March

U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles slightly in March, as sales picked up for the first time since July. Read more »

Published May 13, 2015

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Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in technology

Toyota Motor Corp. and Japanese rival Mazda are expanding their partnership to a long-term one focusing on technologies in the areas of safety and fuel efficiency. Read more »

Published May 13, 2015

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Monkey farms in Florida under scrutiny from officials

Tucked away in Florida's Hendry County, amid the scrub brush and saw palmetto grasslands just southwest of Lake Okeechobee, are three monkey breeding farms containing thousands of primates. Read more »

Published May 12, 2015

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