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Facebook Must Obey German Speech Laws: Minister

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:48pm
Facebook will have to abide by German laws even if certain sentiments might be allowed in the U.S. under freedom of speech, a German minister said.









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Smart Car Pins Hopes on New Microcar Models

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:43pm
Smart, maker of one of the world's smallest vehicles, is launching an all-new version of its fortwo model in an effort to reverse years of losses.









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NextGen Barcode Will Have Data and Tell Stories

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:06pm
The days of the barcodes that provide product data in retail stores are numbered, as consumers demand more information about what they are buying.









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Stock Market Extends Gains After Monster Rally

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:53am
Futures are pointing to a healthy gain at the opening bell.









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Erika Underlines Miami Hurricane Vulnerability

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 11:00am
As Tropical Storm Erika threatens to morph into a hurricane, Miami's multibillion dollar coastline has little protection from storms.









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The Lessons of Chinese Market's Big Declines

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 10:22am
With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated for now, here are some questions and answers about it, and lessons to learn:









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Pentagon Teams up With Apple to Develop Wearables

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:32am
The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech, flexible sensory gear.









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What's the Best Way to Handle a Disgruntled Employee?

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 3:58am
It's impossible to prevent deadly violence from workplace disputes, but many situations can be defused before they turn tragic, experts say.









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How to Buy an Ethical Diamond

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 2:57am
The diamond industry is still tainted by conflict, but it's possible to buy a jewel that helps people—instead of hurting them.









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'Employer' Redefinition Worries Franchise Operators

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 4:22pm
Companies can be held liable for labor violations committed by franchisees and contractors, the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Thursday.









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New Jeep Cherokee to Get Hellcat Engine: Sources

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:34pm
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will put its wildly popular 707-horsepower Hellcat engine into a new model of the Jeep Cherokee, sources say.









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When It Comes to 401(k)s, Confusion Reigns

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:37pm
Confusion over 401(k) investment options appears to impact the amount that Americans are saving for retirement, a new survey indicates.









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This Car Got Consumer Reports' Highest Rating

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:43am
Consumer Reports gives Tesla's new high-performance P85D version of its Model S a perfect score, calling it "the best-performing car ... ever tested."









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Wal-Mart Moves Up Holiday Layaway Program

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:14am
Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, is beginning its holiday layaway program Friday — two weeks earlier than last year.









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Market Aside, Many Are Financially Healthier

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 9:49am
Many Americans have just absorbed a financial beating in the stock market, but by most other gauges they're far better off than just a few years ago.









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Asia Stocks Surge After Wall Street Skyrockets

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 5:14am
China's key stock market index surged 5.3 percent early Thursday — its biggest gain in weeks — as Asia markets rose following Wall Street's rebound.









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Asia Stocks Surge After Wall Street Skyrockets

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 5:14am
China's key stock market index surged 5.3 percent early Thursday — its biggest gain in weeks — as Asia markets rose following Wall Street's rebound.









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Walmart to Stop Selling Semi-Automatic Rifles — Over Sales

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:44pm
The company said the decision had been in the works for months and that suppliers were notified early this year.









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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over High-Speed Trading

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:00pm
A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit alleging that major U.S. stock exchanges and Barclays bank rigged markets to benefit high-frequency traders.









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Stocks Skyrocket as Dow Regains More Than 600 Points

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:46pm
U.S. stocks emphatically ended their six-day losing streak on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing up more than 600 points.









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