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Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging
UPDATE: Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a dea...
July 24, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carnival settles US claims of disability discrimination
The world's largest cruise provider and the Justice Department announced a settlement Thursday regarding access for people with disabilities on 62 ships in the Carnival, Holland America and Princes...
July 23, 2015 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 2 deaths, Ikea and government warn about dressers
After Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, safety regulators say consumers should stop using Ikea's dressers and chests for children unless the products are mounted to a wall.
July 22, 2015 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts
The push for a higher minimum wage gained momentum on both sides of country Wednesday, with a New York labor board endorsing an eventual $15 an hour for the state's 150,000 fast-food workers and th...
July 22, 2015 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mega-health deals bloom in July, Anthem bids $48B for Cigna
UPDATE: Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.
July 24, 2015 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Landmark' trade deal on slashing tech tariffs agreed
Major trade powers have reached a deal to cut tariffs on around 200 technology products, a decision that could pave the way for lower prices for consumers.
July 24, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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As sales fall in US, McDonald's eyes variety of changes
McDonald's is looking at variety of changes to win back customers in the U.S.: A new value message to replace the Dollar Menu, breakfast all day, and nips and tucks to improve the taste of its burg...
July 23, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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PulteGroup misses Street 2Q forecasts
PulteGroup Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $103.3 million.
July 23, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utility wants credits as default option for Kemper refunds
Mississippi Power Co. says it prefers bill credits be the default option when refunding the $350 million it must repay in money collected for its Kemper County power plant.
July 22, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Even Apple loyalists taking their time on Apple Watch
For all those who hailed the iPhone as the "Jesus Phone" in 2007, the Apple Watch's arrival has hardly been the second coming.
July 22, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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