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Bernie Madoff's Son Dies

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:34am







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Airy, Lots of Light: Dozens of Lighthouses for Sale

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:55am
Lighthouses for sale! Actually, lots of lighthouses for free.






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Burger Wars: Fast Food Workers Set for Arrests at Strikes

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 4:47am
Fast food workers plan to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities on Thursday, with employees in many locations planning civil disobedience.






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Michael Bloomberg Returning to Bloomberg LP

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:54pm
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to run Bloomberg LP, according to a letter sent to all employees Wednesday.






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Bounty Biz: Rewards for Terrorists Can Pay Off

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:31pm
In the business of catching bad guys, the bounty system provides a mega-dollar revenue stream for snitches and do-gooders.






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Home Depot Tries to Verify Massive Data Breach

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:09pm
“There is no higher priority for us at this time than to rapidly gather the facts so that we can provide answers to our customers."






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Ukraine's Conflict Boosts U.S. Real Estate

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:28pm
Ukraine's ongoing war with pro-Russian separatists and their Moscow benefactors is pushing money out of the region — and into the U.S.






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The Nine Bad Habits of Highly Ineffective Leaders

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:07pm
Based on surveys, bad decision-makers share many of the worst traits. The No. 1 habit: laziness.






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The 9 bad habits of highly ineffective leaders

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:03pm
Forget "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People." The website for the Harvard Business Review now has a list of the "9 Habits That Lead to Terrible Decisions."Based on surveys, bad decision-makers share many of the worst traits. The No. 1 habit: laziness."This showed up as a failure to check facts, to take the initiative, to confirm assumptions, or to gather additional input.






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Tesla Chooses Nevada for Battery Factory: Sources

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:58pm
Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada for a massive, $5 billion battery 'gigafactory' that will pump out batteries for electric cars, sources say.






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Health Spending Picking Up, Projection Says

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:40pm
Almost $1 in every $5 of the nation's economy will be devoted to health-care spending by 2023, according to a new official projection.






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Cheapism: Budget paper shredders can help fight ID theft

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:22pm
Scammers have lately used malicious software to pilfer credit card information from cash registers around the country. More than 1,000 U.S. businesses have been targeted, according to a recent advisory from the Department of Homeland Security, including Target and UPS stores.






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Stocks Mixed: Ukraine Truce, Europe Bank Weigh

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:17pm
Stocks ended mixed on Wednesday despite strong economic data and optimism over the possibility of a cease-fire in Ukraine.






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Facebook Suffers Brief Outage

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:14pm
The social media giant went dark for many users Wednesday afternoon.
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Facebook Widely Reported to Suffer Brief Outage

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:14pm
The social media giant went dark for many users Wednesday afternoon.






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Flight Cabin Crews Call the Shots in Recline Fights

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:09pm
When a flight gets diverted because of two travelers getting into an argument over knee space, it's a judgment call by the cabin crew.






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How Safe is a Prenup? Breaking Up Can be Hard

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:28pm
Prenups are supposed to be the ultimate divorce insurance for the wealthy. Yet like insurance, prenuptial agreements are often challenged.






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How safe is a prenup? Breaking it up can be hard to do, lawyers say

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:18pm
Prenups are supposed to be the ultimate divorce insurance for the wealthy. Yet like insurance, prenuptial agreements are often challenged when there's a claim. The increasingly bitter and public divorce battle between hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin and his wife of 10 years, Anne Dias-Griffin, centers on the couple's prenup, signed in 2002.






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Starbucks Apologizes to Customer with Service Dog

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 2:28pm
Starbucks says it’s sorry that a customer was turned away when she tried to bring her service dog into one of its coffee shops in New York state.






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