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Hey working moms, what do you really want for Mother's Day?

1 hour 22 min ago
Working moms, we want to hear from you: What do you really want for Mother's Day? An extra person who can pick up your children from school on early release day? A magical outfit that never wrinkles and hides that baby weight?






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Internet Speeds Are Rising Sharply, But So Are Hack Attacks

1 hour 37 min ago
A new "state of the Internet" report shows more people around the world are connected, and they're doing so at faster speeds. But as the Internet grows, so does the number of cyberattacks.






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You've Saved For Retirement, but Do You Know How to Spend It?

1 hour 37 min ago
It’s been hard enough teaching people how to save for their retirement. It could be even more difficult to teach them how to spend that nest egg.






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New Home Sales Plunge in Setback to Housing Recovery

1 hour 53 min ago
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery.Sales dropped 14.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000 units, declining for a second consecutive month.






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Ex-Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Over Low Pay, 'Jiggle Test'

2 hours 24 min ago
Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders have sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual comments.






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Stocks Mixed at Opening, Boeing's Shares Take Off, AT&T Drops

2 hours 39 min ago
Stocks were mixed on Wednesday, with Wall Street retreating after a sixth day of gains for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, as Wall Street gauged earnings from companies including Boeing and AT&T and awaited quarterly results from Apple.






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HBO is Coming to Amazon Fire TV ... Kind Of

2 hours 39 min ago
Tony Soprano is coming to Amazon Fire TV. The dragons from “Game of Thrones,” however, are taking their sweet time.When Amazon Fire TV launched earlier this month, many critics liked the device, but had two complaints: The voice search did not work for services like Netflix and there was no HBO GO.






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Everest Avalanche's Impact Will Roll Through Nepal's Economy

2 hours 39 min ago
Nepal, which relies heavily on income from tourism at the world's highest peaks, will be struggling to keep an economic foothold if Sherpa guides decide to boycott this year’s climbing season, tour operators and mountaineering experts say.






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Job Postings for Non-Grads Few and Far Between Online

5 hours 14 min ago
Less-educated Americans desperate for work may not be finding a job online for one simple reason: The job they want isn’t being posted there.






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Airbnb Vs. New York City Hearing Ends Without Judge's Ruling

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:08pm

The judge reserved his decision and will issue his ruling sometime in the future, according to the court clerk's office.








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U.S. Opens Probe Into Automatic Brakes on 2014 GM Chevy Impala

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:50pm
U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation to determine if the emergency braking system on General Motors Co.'s 2014 Chevrolet Impala is defective.There are an estimated 61,000 Impala sedans in the United States.






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IRS Paid Bonuses to 1,100 Who Owe Back Taxes

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:19pm
The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday.






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Video: Dorian Nakamoto Thanks Bitcoin Community For Donations

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:19pm
Dorian Nakamoto, the man alleged by Newsweek to be the creator of cryptocurrency bitcoin, appeared in a video Tuesday to once more deny the allegations and thank the people who had donated to a fundraiser benefiting his family.
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Google Agreed to Pick Up Some of Samsung's Legal Defense in Apple Case

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:03pm

Apple has sued Samsung for infringement of five patents and argued it should have to pay upwards of $2 billion.








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You, Too, Can Now Get the New Twitter Design

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:01pm
The Twitter redesign, first unveiled earlier this month, is now available to anybody who wants it.






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Stocks Close Higher on Corporate Earnings, Home Sales Data

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:01pm
Stocks climbed on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its longest winning run of the year, as investors digested earnings reports from companies including McDonald's and Netflix.






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Hotels Hook Up to Tiny House Trend

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:01pm
While some hotels trumpet the ample square footage of their guest rooms, others rely on quirky coziness to attract customers.






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GM Boosting Safety/Engineering Unit in Response to Switch Recall

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:15pm
General Motors is adding 35 product safety investigators as part of a larger restructuring of its engineering operations in response to a massive car recall.GM said Tuesday that the new investigators will more than double the size of its current team, to 55.






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Dow Rises Almost 100 Points, Nasdaq up 1% on Corporate Earnings

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:15pm
Stocks climbed on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its longest winning run of the year, as investors digested earnings reports from companies including McDonald's and Netflix.






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Fan TV's $99 Cable Box Coming to Time Warner Cable

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:59pm
Time Warner Cable has signed on with an upstart TV set-top box that streams both cable TV and online video.






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