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Look, Ma! No Hands! Ready for Driverless Cars

1 hour ago
Most of us are ready to hand over control to self-driving vehicles, as long as we maintain a bit of control, a survey finds.






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Argentina Defaults for Second Time in 13 years

1 hour 28 min ago
Latin America's second-largest economy, behind Brazil, was already dealing with an economic recession.






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Airline Groups Seek Court Review of TSA Fee Hike

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:29pm
Two airline trade groups asked a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday to review fee increases on airplane tickets imposed by the TSA.






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Chrysler Recalls Fiat 500Ls to Fix Knee Air Bags

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:11pm
The company says the bags may not inflate in the proper position if the driver isn't wearing a seat belt.






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Stocks Mixed as Economy Surges, Fed Eases Off

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:16pm
Stocks finished mixed after a report the economy bounced back faster than expected and the Federal Reserve stuck with its ultra-easy monetary policy.






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Cowabunga! Surf's Up at Munich Airport

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:12pm
Passengers hanging out at Munich Airport can now hang 10 as well.






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Stranded Ferry Disrupts Seattle Commute

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:50pm
Passengers ferry ride goes from about 35 minutes to almost three hours, when their ship loses power in Washington state's Puget Sound. KING's Janet Kim reports.






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11,000 Kawasaki Vehicles Recalled for Injury Risk

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:44pm
Debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission says two injuries were reported.






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What Bugs Us Most: Top 10 Consumer Gripes

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:32pm
Problems with auto dealers, mechanics and home improvement contractors, and issues related to debt are among the top consumer complaints.






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Living Not-So-Large

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:31pm
An Idaho woman designs and constructs a tiny 196-square foot house for less than $12,000. KTVB's Jamie Gray reports her project has garnered international attention.






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What Are the Top 10 Consumer Complaints?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:22pm
Problems with auto dealers, mechanics and home improvement contractors, and issues related to debt are among the top consumer complaints.






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Fed Eases Off More, But No Rate Hikes Soon

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:15pm
The Federal Reserve cut its monthly bond-buying program by another $10 billion, but left its short-term interest rate target near zero.






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Hyundai Recalls 888,700 Sonata Sedans

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:39pm
Hyundai is recalling 883,000 of its 2011-2014 Sonata sedans because of a faulty shift cable, and it issued a second recall on its 2015 Sonata.






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Not Rich Enough for a Butler? Consider Working as One

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:36pm
As inequality grows, the rich account for a greater share of income and spending and that is a boost for companies and workers catering to the wealthy.
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Stocks Turn Downwards on Rate Hike Fears

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:10pm
Stocks slumped after the upbeat report on the economy fueled speculation that the Fed might raise interest rates sooner than expected.






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Which Bank Hires the Most Attractive People?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:43am
Which finance house hires the most attractive people? According to one dating app, it's Goldman Sachs.






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Deadly Highways: Truck Accidents Surge, Few Notice

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:28am
Truck-crash fatalities have surged since 2009. Why isn't anything being done about it?






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Checkout: Grim Long-Term Outlook for Retail Workers

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:48am
The retail industry is changing, but for many of the nation’s millions of retail workers that change isn’t necessarily for the better.






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Stocks Surge on Economic Growth, Twitter

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:44am
Stocks surged after the government reported the economy bounced back at a faster-than-estimated clip, while earnings from Twitterbolstered enthusiasm
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Economic Growth Surges 4% in Second Quarter

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:01am
U.S. economic growth accelerated at a 4 percent rate in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep.






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