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Dodge Recalls Charger Sedans Over Side Air Bags

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:42am
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it is recalling about 322,000 Dodge Charger sedans because side air bags can deploy when a car door is slammed.









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Giant Floating Wind Turbine Can Withstand 65-Foot Waves

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 5:26am
Japan has constructed the world's largest floating wind turbine, a 344-foot structure that is billed as being able to withstand 65-foot waves.









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Why China Is Making a Copy of Greenwich, Connecticut

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 7:57am
Planners in Hangzhou, China, are building an Asian version of Greenwich, Connecticut, in hopes of attracting hedge funds and boutique brokerages.









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This Resort Offers an Oasis in a War-Torn Land

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 4:08am
A luxurious new tourist resort has opened in the Gaza Strip.









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Verizon Workers to Remain on Job Without New Contract

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 1:12am
The possibility of a strike had loomed as contract covering 39,000 workers in nine states expired Saturday.









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Verizon Strike Possible as Contract Deadline Looms

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 8:22pm
The union says the company is demanding sharp increases in health care contributions and concessions on pensions. The contract covers 39,000 workers.









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J.K. Rowling Still Adding to Empire As She Turns 50

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 6:50am
Fifty points to Gryffindor!Author J.K. Rowling, the magical mind behind "Harry Potter," turned 50 years old Friday and her reign as literary queen is









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Puerto Rico's Debt: Why Bankruptcy Isn't an Option

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 6:32am
While Puerto Rico tackles debt that's so large that the governor calls it "unpayable," the options for restructuring are limited.









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Pot Industry Bank Fights Rejection by Regulators

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 6:06pm
A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash to the regulated banking system.









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Car Hacking Risk Could Extend Beyond Chrysler: NTSB

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 2:02pm
The NTSB is trying to determine how many car makers received wireless components from the same company that supplied Fiat Chrysler.









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Californians, Chinese Buying Washington Farmland

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 1:50pm
Farmers from drought-parched California are finding greener pastures in the Pacific Northwest. And so are buyers from China.









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NFL Season Tickets Are Worth the Price for These Teams

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:50pm
Thinking about buying season tickets to your favorite team? The investment might only be worth it if you have the faith.









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Senate OKs Rental Car Safety Bill

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:25pm
The Senate passed long-delayed legislation that would ban companies from renting cars that are subject to recall until the necessary fixes are made.









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The Rich Overestimate Others' Wealth, Study Finds

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:05am
The rich are more likely to think that others are wealthy too, and they tend to underestimate the impact of income inequality, a new study finds.









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Rare Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Sells at Auction

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:02am
A rare pre-Civil War baseball card handed down within the family of a ballplayer for more than 150 years fetches $179,250 at an auction.









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Seattle Eatery's Early Minimum Wage Hike Succeeds

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:21am
At one Seattle restaurant, an early move to the $15 minimum wage that the city is phasing in has been an unqualified success.









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How Rising Textbook Prices Mirror Rising Drug Costs

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 10:16am
Ben Popken explains what's behind the rise in textbook prices, and how the economics behind school supplies will keep pushing prices higher.









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United Chief Says Extra Fees Are Here to Stay

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 9:30am
The chairman of United Airlines says add-on fees for checking bags and other services are here to stay.









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