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What's Holding Beijing Back in Hong Kong? Money

1 hour 45 min ago
China's recent move to tighten control over Hong Kong's political process could turn out to be a very costly move for Beijing.






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Funky Fast Food: McDonald's Debuts Black Burger

1 hour 54 min ago
Black burgers? They're big in Japan.






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Starbucks Apologies To Pregnant Woman Denied Bathroom

1 hour 59 min ago
A Phoenix, Ariz., Starbucks apologizes after an employee repeatedly denied a pregnant woman, and those offering to assist her, a code to the restroom door. KPNX's Bryan West reports.






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Job Market Shows SIgns of Getting Stronger

2 hours 46 min ago
Total applications for jobless benefits drop to the lowest in more than eight years.






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Cluck Off! Russia Blocks 550 Tons of U.S. Chicken Legs

7 hours 23 min ago
Russia's consumer watchdog said on Thursday it had stopped imports of more than 550 tons of U.S. chicken legs.






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Verizon Cancels Plan to Throttle Heavy 4G Data Users

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:57pm
The throttling was meant to start Wednesday, but Verizon did an about-face.






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4 Ways to Never Pay ATM Fees Ever Again

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:40pm
With a little planning, ATM fees are optional.






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Cyber Spy High: Meet the NSA's Hacker Recruiter

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:23pm
Through one new program, the agency is cultivating students as young as eighth grade.






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Ebola Worries Help Hand Dow Triple-Digit Loss

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:12pm
October has its worst start in three years for stocks.
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Stocks Slammed by Global Worries, Including Ebola

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:12pm
October has its worst start in three years for stocks.






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How Rich Americans Spend Their Money

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:28pm
Hint: It's not on yachts or sports cars.






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How Sweet It Is: Pepsi Debuts (Sort Of) Healthy Soda

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:34am
Meet Pepsi True, the latest attempt by PepsiCo to sweeten soft drink sales with a midcalorie cola.






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Private Businesses Boosted Hiring in September

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:39am
Data indicates the job market is holding steady, but still has a long way to go.






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Shares of Companies Testing Ebola Vaccine Rise

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:15am
Shares of several drugmakers developing potential vaccines or treatments for the deadly Ebola virus rose in premarket trading Wednesday.






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This $2.4B Casino Sold for $110 Million

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:58am
Revel Casino, which cost $2.4 billion to build, opened in 2012 and closed on Sept. 2.






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Health Inc.: Big Pharma Paid Billions to Doctors

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:36am
The payments include consulting and speaking fees, travel, meals, entertainment and research grants






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Will DUI Charge Dim Michael Phelps as Sponsor Darling?

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:16am
Michael Phelps’ second DUI arrest has brand experts debating whether the most decorated Olympian can stay afloat as a beloved corporate pitchman.






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Argentina Slams U.S. Judge After Contempt Decision

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:00pm
Argentina's president on Tuesday said a U.S. judge's decision to hold the nation in contempt for attempting to service its debt is "silliness."






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Secrets of Beyonce's Surprise Album Launch Revealed

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 6:13pm
A Harvard Business School case study looks at the process of putting out a modern album and a dozen music videos without any promotion - or leaks.
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EU Says Apple Tax Deal in Ireland Smells Rotten

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:43pm
If the preliminary ruling is upheld, Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars.






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