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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Google Book-Scanning Case

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:08am
The Authors Guild and several individual writers have argued that the project, known as Google Books, illegally deprives them of revenue.
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'Women Only' Train Compartments Roll Out in Germany

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:55am
Special train compartments exclusively for women have been introduced by a German rail company.
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Thinking About a Prepaid Debit Card? Consider These

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:43am
Prepaid debit cards have gone mainstream, no longer a fringe financial product for people without access to a bank account.
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Bad News: 6 Percent of People Say They Trust the Media

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 9:53am
In this presidential campaign year, Democrats were more likely to trust the news media than Republicans or independents.
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Blood Test Company CEO 'Devastated' By Federal Doubts

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 9:02am
"We've stopped testing and we've taken the approach of saying 'let's rebuild this entire laboratory from scratch," Elizabeth Holmes says.
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Drone Strikes Passenger Jet — How Bad Could It Have Been?

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 7:48am
Officials admitted Monday that they have little idea what would happen were a drone to get sucked into an airliner's jet engine during a flight.
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Hasbro up on Huge Sales of Star Wars, Disney Princess Toys

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 7:18am
Hasbro, the No. 2 U.S. toymaker, reported better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by strong demand for Disney Princess dolls and Star Wars toys.
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Corporate Tax Dodgers Cost Billions of Dollars a Year

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 6:46am
Big multinational companies that shelter overseas profit from federal taxation cost the U.S. economy more than $100 billion a year by withholding more
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Oil Falls After Botched OPEC Meeting

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 6:21am
Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran were blamed for the failure, reviving fears that government-controlled producers may offer steep discounts.
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Take a Tour Through Chernobyl's Nuclear Wasteland

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 6:07am
Geiger counters still go wild in Chernobyl, an atomic-age Pompeii overgrown with forests full of thriving wildlife.
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Airline Pilot Reports Drone Strike Near London Airport

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 10:32pm
A British Airways pilot flying into London reported that a drone had struck his plane Sunday afternoon, according to police.
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Tar Heel Tatters: LGBT Law Strips the State of Business

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 12:20pm
As anti-LGBT ruling continues to make companies withdraw from North Carolina, has the state's reputation already gone from Tar Heel to tarnished?
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Are You Saving Enough for Retirement?

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 12:12am
Savings benchmarks based on age and income can offer a quick assessment — but you shouldn't entirely base your plan on them.
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What's Mysterious Faraday Future Doing in Nevada Desert?

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 11:46pm
The California-based automotive start-up Faraday Future this week broke ground on what's to be a $1 billion assembly plant rising from the desert.
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GM Recalls 1M Pickups Worldwide to Repair Seat Belts

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:27pm
GM said the cost of the large recall 'is not expected to be significant and is covered within normal and customary warranty reserves.'









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Czechs Pick 'Czechia' as New Name, Makes Branding Easier

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:16am
The choice must still win cabinet approval before the Foreign Ministry can lodge the name with the UN and it becomes the nation's official short name.









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AMC Hits Backspace on Texting-at-Movies Idea

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:34am
A groundswell of opposition prompted the movie theater chain to back down from the idea.









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Record High: Vinyl Hits Its Highest Sales in 20 Years

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 9:59am
Sales of vinyl records have reached their highest level for 20 years and could be on track to return to the glory days of the Long Player in the late 1980s.









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Kremlin Apologizes for Putin's Goldman Sachs Gaffe

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 8:01am
During his annual call-in show on Thursday, Putin said "employees of American official bodies were involved" in the Panama Papers leak.









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Kremlin Apologizes for Putin's Goldman Sachs Gaffe

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 7:53am
During his annual call-in show on Thursday, Putin said "employees of American official bodies were involved" in the Panama Papers leak.









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