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Aereo Might Not Be Pulling the Plug

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:58am
It's still a bit fuzzy, but Aereo claims that the Supreme Court ruling that forced it to suspend service may still allow it to operate.






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Insane! World's Tallest Water Slide Ready to Open

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:42pm
Verrückt, the world's tallest water slide, opens Thursday at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark. NBC News’ Kevin Tibbles took a test ride.






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BNP Pleads Guilty Again in U.S. Sanctions Accord

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:12pm
French bank BNP Paribas pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, admitting to breaking embargoes against Sudan, Cuba and Iran.






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American Apparel in Deal with Charney, Hedge Fund

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:04pm
American Apparel says it reached a deal with hedge fund Standard General and founder Dov Charney to remake its board and bolster finances.






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Why Can't Some Beers Cross State Lines?

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 5:51pm
American beers are a testament to experimentation and risk-taking. So is it so hard to get good beers to cross state lines? Blame Prohibition.






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Millionaires Support Four-Day Workweek

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 5:24pm
Most millionaires who commented in a recent survey say the workweek should be shorter.






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Flight Delays, Cancellations Slow Down Airlines

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 5:14pm
The latest report on airline performance showed 76.9 percent of commercial flights arrived on time in May, down from 79.6 percent in April.






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Harley-Davidson Recalling 66,421 Motorcycles

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 4:26pm
Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles because their front wheels can lock up without warning.






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Stocks Rise on Fed Signs to End Bond-Buying

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 4:08pm
Stocks climbed after minutes from the Fed's last meeting noted an improving economy and labor market, setting the stage for an end to monetary easing.






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World Cup Blowout Thrashes Brazil's Confidence

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 3:10pm
The World Cup was supposed to be Brazil's coming-out party. But the 7-1 loss to Germany turned into a huge blow to the nation's confidence.






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Fed Likely to End Bond-Buying Package Sooner

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:23pm
Federal Reserve officials indicated that their monthly bond-buying program could end sooner rather than later—with an October exit growing likely.
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Pilot Orders Pizza for Passengers Stuck on Plane

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:47pm
A Frontier Airlines pilot is being called a hero — but not for anything he did while flying the plane.






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Honda, Subaru Recall Cars Due to Faulty Airbags

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:48am
Faulty Takata-made airbags have forced Honda to recall as many as 1 million more vehicles, while Subaru has become the eighth maker hit by the problem






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New Potter Ride Boasts Magical 7.5-Hour Wait

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:16am
Potter's magic enchants guests into waiting over seven hours for a ride.






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Stocks Mostly Up on Strong Alcoa Results

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:16am
Stocks mostly rose as Wall Street readied for minutes from the Fed's last meeting and Alcoa kicked off earnings season with better-than-expected results.






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Last Call? Why Britain's Pubs Are Disappearing

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:11am
Britain's pubs are closing their doors at an alarming rate, with some being converted into homes in London's hot real estate market.






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The Big Fat Reason Chicken Prices Are Rising

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 9:45am
Add poultry to the list of proteins with rising prices. The reason would be laughable, if it wasn't hitting us in the wallet.






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Tight Fit? Popular Retailer J.Crew Introduces Size 000

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 9:37am
A spokeswoman for J.Crew said the 000 tag has nothing to do with vanity sizing, a practice used by some retailers where they manipulate sizes to make shoppers feel like they wear a smaller number.






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Another Area Where We're Not Even Close to No. 1

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:53am
The first large-scale international study on financial literacy among 15-year-olds is out, and the results are grim.






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Netflix Tagger Shares Reality of Internet Dream Job

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:13pm
Unfortunately, it's not all lying in bed and eating snacks — though the rest of it does sound pretty good.






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