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Ebola Epidemic Could Cost Africa More Than $30B

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:00am
World Bank says the economic impact in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone was already serious and would grow if the disease spreads.






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Venezuelans Buck the System ... Using Bitcoins

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:22am
Two New York-based Venezuelan brothers hope this week to start trading on the first bitcoin exchange in the socialist-run country.






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Wife Carrying: She Ain't Heavy, She's My Lover ...

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:46am
Forget the threshold: For a true test of commitment, haul your bride over a 278-yard obstacle course at the North American Wife Carrying Championship.






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Bankruptcy Judge Approves Sale of Revel Casino

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:03pm
A bankruptcy judge has OK'd the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel for 5 cents on the dollar to a Toronto asset management firm.






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Bankruptcy Judge Approves Sale of Revel Casino

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:03pm
A bankruptcy judge has OK'd the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel for 5 cents on the dollar to a Toronto asset management firm.






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Decades of Debt: Loan-Strapped Grads Delay Marriage

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:57pm
Unlike generations of college students before them, many recent graduates are putting off marriage to pay off burdensome student debt.






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Global Economy Worries Sink Stocks; Dow Drops 273

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:37pm
U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, extending losses into a second session.






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Global Economy Worries Sink Stocks; Dow Drops 200

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:37pm
U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, extending losses into a second session.






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Tweet or Eat? Americans Skimp to Afford Tech

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:19pm
Nearly half of Americans have cut back on spending, including for travel, food and health care, in order to afford their technology.
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Twitter Sues Government Seeking Surveillance Transparency

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:48pm
Twitter sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, seeking the ability to release a full report on government surveillance requests.






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Can Hot Luggage Get Rid of Bedbugs?

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:45am
What you carry when you travel could be the latest weapon in the battle against the pesky critters.






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Wal-Mart Cuts Health Benefits for Some P/T Workers

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:46am
Wal-Mart plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees.
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Working P/T at Wal-Mart? Goodbye Health Benefits

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:46am
Wal-Mart plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for most of its part-time U.S. employees.






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Waitresses Report Widespread Sexual Harassment

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:29am
From "Can I take you order?" to taking liberties.






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Christmas Is Coming: Will It Be Merry for Merchants?

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:16am
If you ask the retail industry. it's going to be a happy holiday season for merchants. Independent analysts aren't as sanguine.
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At $1,770, This Hamburger Is a 'Glamburger'

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:44am
Kobe Wagyu beef, New Zealand venison, smoked Himalayan salt, black truffle brie, lobster poached in Iranian saffron. Shall I keep going?






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Think Twice Before Paying Tuition With a Credit Card

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:57am
Many colleges and universities that accept credit cards for tuition payments also charge a "convenience fee," which can end up being costly.






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'Hands-Free Is Not Risk-Free,' AAA Warns Drivers

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 7:44am
If you think using hands-free, voice-activated systems to make phone calls or work your car's entertainment systems is safe, think again.
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'Hands-Free Is Not Risk-Free,' AAA Warns Drivers

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 7:44am
If you think using hands-free, voice-activated systems to make phone calls or work your car's entertainment systems is safe, think again.






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Chimerix Shares Jump on Ebola-Use News

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 2:57pm
Company's experimental drug brincidofovir is being used to treat the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States






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