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New York Post Twitter Account Apparently Hacked

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 2:27pm
The New York Post Twitter account was apparently compromised on Friday, sending a series of apparently untrue tweets.






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Wet Seal Files for Bankruptcy to Stay Afloat

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:39pm
Struggling teen clothing retailer Wet Seal is filing for bankruptcy, only a week after announcing it was closing two-thirds of its stores.






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Post Office Wants to Raise First-Class Mail Prices

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:39pm
The U.S. Postal Service has proposed a small price increase on first-class mail, postcards, and international letters, but not "Forever" stamps.






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Should Restaurants Let Pretty People Eat for Free?

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:22pm
A restaurant in China is catching attention for a promotional stunt that lets those deemed "pretty" to eat free of charge.






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Super Bowl Ads Use Robots And Your Data To Get Personal

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 1:22pm
It's a big game with big data, and advertisers are exploiting yours to show you Super Bowl ads in social media.
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Do the Rich Pay Lower Taxes than You?

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:04am
A new report on which income brackets pay the most taxes is getting a lot of attention. But its findings of an "unfair" system bear scrutiny.






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U.S. Fines Southwest Airlines $1.6 Million For Runway Delays

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 8:39pm
The U.S. government fined Southwest Airlines Co $1.6 million for violating rules barring long waits for passengers in planes on the runway.






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Apple, Google Reach $415M Settlement in Wage Lawsuit

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 7:56pm
Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit.






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Why You Shouldn't Pack Your Bags for Cuba Just Yet

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:26pm
Sweeping new changes will make it easier for Americans to visit Cuba for the first time in decades. But obstacles and inconveniences remain.






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Stocks Fall For 5th Straight Day, But Jobs Are Up

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:03pm
Thursday was another volatile day in the markets as oil fell, banks missed, and jobs were higher than expected.






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Stocks Fall For 5th Day Straight, But Jobs Are Up

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 6:03pm
Thursday was another volatile day in the markets as oil fell, banks missed, and jobs were higher than expected.






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Target to Close all Canadian Stores

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:20pm
Target CEO Brian Cornell announces that the company, citing profitability concerns, is closing all of its 133 Canadian stores, and letting go of more than 17,000 employees. CTV's Ashley Rowe reports.






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Detroit Auto Show's Hot New Cars Are Meaner, Greener

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:38pm
Dozens of hot new car models unveiled at this week's Detroit Auto Show reveal a new batch of super-powered and environmentally-friendly automobiles.






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'White Genocide' Billboard Removed

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:36pm
Saying that they don't agree with its message, an outdoor advertising company refunds the money and removes a controversial billboard erected along Alabama interstate. WVTM's Sarah Killian reports.
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Robocallers Are Coming After Your Cellphone

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:23pm
Businesses are lobbying the government to make change the law so they can robocall your cellphone, even without your prior permission.






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Mobile Malware Jumped 75 Percent in 2014: Report

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 1:14pm
In the U.S. mobile malware rates jumped 75 percent in 2014 from 2013, according to a report published Thursday by the mobile security firm Lookout.






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RV Sales Booming

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:59pm
WFLA's Melissa Beckman reports on how low fuel prices and a healthy economy are contributing to booming RV sales.






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Caesars Unit Files Chapter 11 in Bid to Trim Debt

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:20am
A cash-strapped division of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. said early Thursday that it filed for bankruptcy protection in Chicago.






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Why Yahoo Investors Are Spooked

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:47am
Yahoo investors are getting the jitters as they wait for CEO Marissa Mayer to unveil her next strategic turn.






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Quiz: What's Your Budgeting Personality Type?

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 10:09am
Are you a "big picture budgeter," a "backwards budgeter," "savings-centered" or "Type A?" Find out and get custom tips to max your cash mastery.






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