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Delayed Defect Reporting to Cost Hyundai $17.35M

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:34pm
The government says Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars.






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Slews of Russians Stranded as Travel Firms Go Bust

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:15pm
Russian tourists are left without return tickets after their tour companies went under.






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Stocks Turn Negative on Ukraine Concerns

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:08pm
Stocks dropped, pushing the Dow further into the red for the year, as Wall Street echoed the European sell-off amid unease over the crisis in Ukraine.






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Delayed: More U.S. Airlines Arriving Late

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 2:54pm
More U.S. flights arrived late in June than the month before, continuing a string of poor performances by the nation's airlines.






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GM's 'All-New' Chevy Volt Could Get Battery Boost

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 2:30pm
General Motors will reveal an “all-new” version of its Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show in January.






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Kate Middleton's Brother Delivers Edible Selfies

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:50pm
The Duchess of Cambridge's brother is bringing his business of marshmallows adorned with mug shots -- edible selfies if you like --to America.






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Restaurant Charges Patrons a 'Minimum Wage Fee'

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:40pm
A restaurant in Minnesota opposes the state’s new minimum wage hike, and the writing is on the receipt.






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Stocks Turn Negative on Ukraine Concerns

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:11pm
Stocks turned decisively lower as Wall Street echoed action in European markets while on alert for signs of escalation in the conflict in Ukraine.






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Beacon for Travelers: It's National Lighthouse Day

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:15pm
Initially built to keep travelers at a safe distance, America's lighthouses now attract millions who want to get as close as possible.






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'Bush Legs': Russian Sanctions Freeze U.S. Poultry

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:13am
In the tension-filled game of chicken between Russia and the West over Ukraine, U.S. poultry is one of the big losers.






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Stocks Rise on Earnings, Labor Market Numbers

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:21am
Stocks gained ground on corporate earnings and positive data on the labor market, but investors also kept a wary eye on the situation in Ukraine.






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Student Loan Debt Can Lead to Middle-Age Malaise

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:59am
People saddled with big college loans are more likely to suffer from poor health and have a less upbeat attitude to life in middle age, a poll shows.






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Friendliest U.S. City? Southern Hospitality Reigns

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:45am
Southern hospitality reigns supreme in a recent survey of America's friendliest cities. Meanwhile, two New Jersey cities were voted least amicable.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Tumble Unexpectedly

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:26am
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to a further strengthening of labor market conditions.






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Bank of America to Pay $16 Billion Settlement

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 8:12am







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Target Publicly OKs Same-Sex Marriage

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:58am
Retailer takes the stand four years after it came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions.






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Where's the U.S. Beef (and Fruit)? Not in Russia

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 5:43am
Vladimir Putin ordered a ban or limit on food imports from countries that imposed sanctions on Moscow for its support of rebels in eastern Ukraine.






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How to Save Energy? Utilities Bank on Behavioral Science

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:55pm
The United States uses more air conditioning than the rest of the world combined. Dealing with the high energy peaks has lead utilities to try everything from new technology to "behavioral science."






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BofA Agrees to Pay $16B-$17B in Mortgage Probe

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:25pm
Bank of America tentatively agreed to pay $16 billion-$17 billion to settle an investigation into its sale of mortgage-backed securities.






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Putin Orders Import Ban on All U.S. Food Products

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:58pm
President Putin banned all imports of U.S. food products as well as fruit and vegetables from the European Union in retaliation for sanctions.






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