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Remittances Speed Change in Cuban Economy

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:14am
Money sent to relatives or friends in Cuba by individual Americans are helping foster free enterprise and a higher standard of living.









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Fast Food Franchise Owners Consider Suing N.Y.

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 9:39am
Fast food franchise are considering a lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to raise the minimum wage in their eateries to $15 an hour.









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Converse Redesigns 'Chucks' To Feel Comfy

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 9:12am
You can soon get Chucks with the same classic look but don't kill your feet.









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Power Outage at LaGuardia Airport Delays Flights

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 9:11am
Some arriving planes have been delayed by as much as three hours amid a power outage at LaGuardia International Airport, authorities say.









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Health Insurer Anthem to Buy Rival Cigna in $54B Deal

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 7:47am
Anthem is buying rival Cigna in a deal valued at $54.2 billion that will create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment.









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Vehicle Hacking Shifts From Theory to Scary

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 6:16am
With new cars adding connected technologies at a breakneck pace, fears that hackers could use them to wreak havoc are growing almost as fast.









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Expensive Cancer Drugs Force Choice: Save Life or Home?

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:02pm
Seven years into his battle with cancer, Stuart Chapin is faced with a stark choice: saving his house or his life.









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SBA Halts Loan Guarantees for Small Businesses

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 5:03pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration says it reached the $18.75 billion cap for its loan guarantee program, forcing it to stop funding new loans.









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Toronto Cab Drivers Sue to Halt Uber

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 4:06pm
Toronto taxi drivers are suing ride-hailing company Uber, seeking an injunction and more than C$400 million ($307 million U.S.) in damages.









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$15 Minimum Wage Fight Gains Momentum

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 3:34pm
California and Wisconsin could be the next battlegrounds for advocates of a $15 minimum wage.









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AT&T Boosts Activation Fees

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 2:53pm
'Ma Bell' is boosting her fees.









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Drivers Pay Steep Price for Bad Roads: Study

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 1:47pm
Bad roads are costing American drivers more than $500 apiece in higher repair bills, a transportation group reports.









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EU Charges U.S. Film Studios in Antitrust Case

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 12:17pm
The European Union on Thursday launched an antitrust case against six major U.S. movie studios and British satellite broadcaster Sky UK.









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Harley-Davidson Recalls 185,000 Motorcycles

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:07am
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 185,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because the saddlebags can come loose and fall off.









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Starbucks' Lyft Deal Lets Riders Earn Free Coffee

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:33am
Ride with Lyft, get a coffee perk from Starbucks.









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'Coyote Ugly' Bar Shutting Down

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:30am
After 22 years, Hogs and Heifers, an institutional Manhattan dive bar, is making its last call sooner than expected.









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Discover Settles CFPB Student Loan Complaint

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:18am
The banking arm of Discover Financial Services agreed to pay $18.5 million in consumer refunds and penalties on Wednesday to settle allegations of ill









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Shell Gets Final OK for Arctic Oil Drilling

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 5:39pm
The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday granted Royal Dutch Shell its final two permits to explore for oil in the Arctic this summer.









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N.Y. Fast Food Workers Should Get $15/Hour: Panel

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 4:29pm
Fast-food workers in New York could end up making $15 an hour under a plan endorsed Wednesday by a state labor board.









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How to Get a Free IKEA Kit To Fix Risky Drawers

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 3:33pm
Kids climbing up the furniture isn't just an annoyance, it could be deadly.









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