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Mustang Turns 50: The Pony Car That Almost Wasn't

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:35pm
When the Observation Deck of the Empire State Building opens Wednesday morning, visitors will be in for a surprise: a new 2015 Ford Mustang that workers will have carved up into three pieces, stuffed inside the building’s cramped elevators and reassembled on the 86th floor.






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Trouble in Thailand: Chinese Tourists Gaining 'Ugly' Reputation

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:35pm
The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.
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Shortage of Farmers Creates 'Dangerous Situation' for U.S.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:04pm
Farming has always been a hard life. It's a livelihood held hostage by the whims of Mother Nature and fickle consumers.






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Snail-Mail Tax Filers: Try Finding a Late-Night Post Office!

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:04pm
The tax deadline is midnight tonight, and the majority of Americans who now file electronically, need not worry. But, for those that don’t, try finding a post office that stays open late.






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Detroit Cuts Pension Deal with Retired Police, Firefighters

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:04pm
Detroit has reached a deal on pension cuts for retired police officers and firefighters that would help the struggling city advance the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.






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Take a Look at the $800,000 Porsche Plug-In Race Car

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:15pm

CNBC's Phil LeBeau, and Joe Lawrence, Porsche Cars North America COO, take a look inside the limited edition, electric plug-in hybrid race car.








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Teardown Shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 Costs About $256 to Build

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:15pm

The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, costs about $256 to build according to a teardown analysis by market research firm IHS.








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Land Rover Goes Galactic with New SUV

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:15pm
Land Rover has lined up a new partnership that might be described as out-of-this-world, pairing the British SUV manufacturer with fledgling manned space company Virgin Galactic.






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Stocks Turn Downwards as Poor Economic Data Trump Earnings

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:15pm
Stocks did a U-turn on Tuesday after disappointing reads on builder sentiment and manufacturing in the New York region offset upbeat earnings from Dow components Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson.






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Soccer Teams Beat Yankees In Player Salaries

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:59am
U.K. soccer club Manchester City is the best-paid sports team in the world, beating both the New York Yankees and LA Dodgers, according to Sporting intelligence's global sports salaries survey for 2014.






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Shortage Woes for Gefilte Fish Lovers This Passover

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:28am
A whitefish shortage hitting the Great Lakes region is causing trouble for Jewish families this Passover holiday, when the fish is a key ingredient in the traditional Jewish dish of gefilte fish.






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Settling Up With Uncle Sam: Some Ways to Pay Your Tax Bill

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:13am

Millions of taxpayers wait for the April 15 filing deadline; a few do so intentionally, opting to keep their savings in the market and earn interest.








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Uncle Sam Taking a Bigger Tax Bite Out of the 1%

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:42am
For most Americans, the tax increases passed in January 2013 look like ancient history. But for the wealthy, the bill for those changes is now coming due.The euphemistically named American Taxpayer Relief Act brought the top tax rate to 39.6 percent from 35 percent in 2012.






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Stocks Rise on Strong Coke Earnings, Bullish J&J Forecast

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:26am
Stocks rose on Tuesday, extending the prior day's gains, after strong earnings reports from Dow components Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson countered an economic report that showed manufacturing activity in the New York region declining.






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Cost of Living: Prices for Rent and Food Edged Up in March

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:40am
Prices for food, rent and other essentials rose in March, but inflation pressures remained generally benign, which should give the Federal Reserve ample scope to keep interest rates low.The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.






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'Nomadic Retirees' Sell Home to Travel the World

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:24am
Carefree travel has long been the province of backpackers, 20-somethings and other free spirits without mortgages, jobs and other worldly concerns.






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24 people get surprise at interview for tough job

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:09am







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Social Security Gets Out of Debt Collection Business

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:36am
The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W.






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Mustang 'Fanatic': It Represents Freedom

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:04pm

Taylor Cassidy, who has owned 68 different Mustangs over the years, explains why the cars have such a passionate following.








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Mustang Celebrates 50 Years of Muscle Cars

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:33pm

America’s love affair with the pony car has endured five decades after the car was first introduced at the New York World’s Fair.








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