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Vacation With a Bang: July 4 Travel Deals Abound

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 3:19pm
Industry experts say the holiday weekend will be the most traveled of a summer that is shaping up to be the busiest in years.






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U.S. Economy Seen Bouncing Back This Year

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:29pm
Economists expect the economy to bounce back in the second half of the year after first-quarter GDP was revised to a decline of 2.9 percent.






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Aereo CEO Slams SCOTUS Decision as 'Chilling' for Tech

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:43pm
Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia is incensed over a Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that could potentially kill his company.






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'It's Over Now,' Aereo Backer Diller Says

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:26pm
Diller adds that while the Supreme Court decision won't cause him a big financial loss, it is a blow to consumers.






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Israeli 'SOS' Apps Launched in Wake of Kidnappings

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 12:04pm
Following the recent kidnapping of three Jewish teens, two Israeli companies launched search-and-rescue apps to help people in distress.






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Barry Diller on Aereo: 'We Did Try, But It's Over Now'

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:51am
Cnbc's Becky Quick has comments from Aereo's key investor, Barry Diller, on the Supreme Court decision which essentially means an end to the service.






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GM Says Some Recall Switches Made in China

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:46am
GM says a defective ignition switch linked to the recall of some 3.4 million cars was made in China, where another carmaker discovered a problem part.






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Sex, Drugs Add More to Dutch Economy Than Cheese

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:06am
Revenue from prostitution and "coffee" shops selling drugs contribute $3.4 billion a year to the Dutch economy, slightly more than cheese consumption.






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Supreme Court Rules Aereo Is Illegal

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:36am
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against Aereo and finds it does violate broadcasts companies copyrights.






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They'll Bite: Brands Eager to Exploit Suarez's Cup Chomp

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:35am
Marketers eagerly tore into Louis Suarez on Twitter after he allegedly bit another player in a World Cup match.






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Barnes & Noble to Separate Retail, Nook Media

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:18am
Barnes & Noble is going to split its retail and Nook Media businesses into two separate public companies as it looks to boost shareholder value.
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World Cup 'Ambush': Brands Sneak By Ad Rules

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:09am
Several big brands are scoring sizable World Cup points, dodging licensing cops and avoiding massive fees while still tackling fans on the sly.






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San Francisco Start-Ups Cause Headaches for Lawmakers

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 9:39am
Tech companies like MonkeyParking, Uber, Lyft and Airbnb attract investment and ire in San Francisco.






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Stocks Climb After Report of Economy Shrinking

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 9:30am
Stocks rose after the government reported the economy contracted more than expected in the first quarter and orders for durable goods declined.
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Stock Fluctuate on Report of Economy Shrinking

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 9:30am
Stocks fluctuated after the government reported the economy contracted more than expected in the first quarter and orders for durable goods declined.
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FAFSA 'I'm Poor' Tweet Sparks Online Backlash

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 9:01am
A tweet Tuesday night by the Federal Student Aid agency that pictured a woman with the language "Help me. I'm poor," has caused outrage online.
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Ouch: U.S. Economy Shrank Almost 3 Percent

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:47am
It's worse than we thought. Rather than the 1 percent growth the Commerce Department reported last month, gross domestic product fell by 2.9 percent.






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Amazon's Delivery-by-Drones Plans May Stay Grounded

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:26pm
FAA documents indicate Amazon won't be rolling out drones for delivery anytime soon.






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KFC: No Proof Worker Asked Scarred Girl to Leave

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:09pm
KFC said two investigations have not found evidence that an employee asked a 3-year-old girl to leave because her injuries disturbed customers.






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Dow Slides 120 Points, Iraq Unrest Roils Markets

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 4:12pm
Stocks tumbled sharply as concerns about the fighting in Iraq overshadowed better-than-expected reports on housing and consumer confidence.






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