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More Americans Taking Out Longer Auto Loans

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 10:15
Auto loans stretching six or seven years are often criticized as a poor choice because they leave borrowers underwater for years before they finally g









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Turkey's President 'Involved' in ISIS' Illegal Oil Trade: Russia

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 10:12
Oil smuggling, much of it to Turkey, is a key source of income for ISIS.









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FDA Expands E.Coli Recall of Food Products

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 09:33
The FDA has expanded a recall of food products that may contain E.coli bacteria to include 155,000 items carried by several major grocers.









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Google Explains Why Its Driverless Car Got Pulled Over

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 09:23
Google's driverless car was stopped by police in California in a curious incident -- moving at a speed of 24 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone.









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Consumers Warned of 'Porch Pirates' As Online Sales Soar

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 08:18
Mail carriers are expecting to deliver more than 600 million packages between now and Christmas, giving thieves ample opportunity to snatch an order.









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Death Star's Destruction Would Trigger Economic Crisis: Study

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 06:40
When the Rebel Alliance destroyed two Death Stars in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, it appeared to herald a new era of freedom for a galaxy that had been living under the tyranny of the Empire.









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Lasers Strike Four More Aircraft Over Phoenix

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 06:06
Lasers struck four planes flying over Phoenix Tuesday, FAA officials said — the latest incidents in what police described as a "non-stop" battle.









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These Are the Top 10 Logo Changes of 2015

MSNBC Business - Wed, 12/02/2015 - 03:04
Check out this installment in TIME's "Top 10 of Everything" series.









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Ex-CitiGroup Exec Gets 2 Years in Prison for Taking Bribes

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 22:24
John Cassisi pleaded guilty to taking at least $500,000 from contracting companies seeking business with the bank.









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Putting a Price on Online Piracy, Ad Fraud

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 18:24
Pirated content, malware and fake traffic is costing the U.S. advertising and media industries about $8.2 billion each year, a new report says.









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Zuckerberg to Give Away $45 Billion Facebook Fortune

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 18:00
Mark Zuckerberg's exuberance over the birth of his first child may have put him in a giving mood.









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New Breed of Rustlers Goes for the Nuts

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 16:10
California's lucrative nut business is increasingly a target of sophisticated crime rings, prompting authorities to call an emergency summit.









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Ralph Nader Warns of Dangers of Self-Driving Cars

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 15:38
The consumer advocate and political activist says too much automation can be a bad and dangerous thing.









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Senate Report Says Company Put Profits Before Patients

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 14:30
A Senate report says drug maker Gilead was looking to its bottom line when it priced a new hepatitis C drug at $1,000 a pill.









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Tommie Copper Settles With FTC Over Health Claims

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 14:25
Athletic apparel maker Tommie Copper has agreed to settle allegations that it falsely advertised the health effects of its products, the FTC said Tuesday.









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Men More Likely to Take Paternity Leave for a Son

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 13:37
New research on California's paternity leave law suggests men are more likely to take time off when they're having a boy.









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Best Apps to Help You Save This Holiday Season

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:32
The proliferation of price-comparison apps makes your smartphone your best shopping ally. These apps will help you save during the holidays.









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Coke-Funded Obesity Group Disbands

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 10:53
A nonprofit funded by the Coca-Cola Co. to combat obesity is disbanding following revelations about the beverage maker's involvement with the group.Th









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Minority Owner of Deepwater Horizon Fined $159M

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 10:35
Anadarko Petroleum is ordered to pay a $159.5 million fine, reflecting its stake in the Gulf oil rig that caused the worst U.S. offshore oil spill.









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Benefits Manager Takes on Pricey Drug

MSNBC Business - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 10:19
A pharmacy benefits manager is taking on a drug whose giant price hike sparked outrage. It will pay for a $1 alternative.









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