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Trouble in Paradise: Is Tourism Harming the Planet?

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:31pm
The documentary “Gringo Trails” looks at how an influx of millions of new travelers is threatening some tourist destinations.
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Stocks Slip Before Crucial Monthly Jobs Report

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:14pm
Stocks ended lower as cheer over the European Central Bank's unexpected rate cut faded, a day ahead of the government's monthly payrolls report.






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Zoom-Zoom: Mazda Unveils New MX-5 Miata

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:34pm
Mazda pulled the wraps off its redesigned 2016 MX-5 Miata in a multi-city international extravaganza, though some details still remain secret.






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Fast Food Walk Out: Workers Strike in 150 Cities

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 3:14pm
Fast food workers walked off the job nationwide on Thursday, as police arrested dozens who engaged in civil disobedience.






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Google to Refund $19M Over Kids' In-App Purchases

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 2:25pm
Google has agreed to refund at least $19 million to settle charges that it unfairly billed parents for in-app purchases that their kids made.






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Teachers Turn to Crowdfunding for Supplies

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:57pm
Funding platforms usually known for financing young companies are being used more and more by public school teachers to buy supplies.






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BP Found Guilty, Grossly Negligent for Gulf Oil Spill

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:38am
A federal judge has found oil giant BP Plc "grossly negligent" for its role in the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico.






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Pricier Burgers? What to Know About Fast Food Strikes

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:18am
If fast food workers succeed in their demand for wage increases, customers will almost certainly end up paying more for burgers and fries.
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Fast Food Fight: Cops Arrest Protesters During Strikes

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:33am
The workers — from McDonald's, Wendy's and other chains — are demanding at least $15 per hour as part of a living wage campaign supported by unions.






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Fast-Food Strikes to Hit 150 Cities

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:32am

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Oh, My Aching Debt! Medical Bills Top Emergency Cash

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:43am
Most Americans worry about being swamped by medical debt — and those debt fears aren't overblown.
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Stocks Up After Europeans Act to Spur Economies

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:29am
Stocks rose after the European Central Bank reduced its key rate and announced plans to purchase asset-backed securities to spur economic growth.
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Private Job Growth Slows, But Still Over 200K

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 9:21am
Private sector job creation slowed a touch in August, missing expectations though roughly maintaining the pace of expansion so far in 2014.
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Bernie Madoff's Son Dies

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:34am







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Airy, Lots of Light: Dozens of Lighthouses for Sale

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:55am
Lighthouses for sale! Actually, lots of lighthouses for free.






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Burger Wars: Fast Food Workers Set for Arrests at Strikes

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:47am
Fast food workers plan to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities on Thursday, with employees in many locations planning civil disobedience.






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Michael Bloomberg Returning to Bloomberg LP

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:54pm
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to run Bloomberg LP, according to a letter sent to all employees Wednesday.






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Bounty Biz: Rewards for Terrorists Can Pay Off

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:31pm
In the business of catching bad guys, the bounty system provides a mega-dollar revenue stream for snitches and do-gooders.






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