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Hop prices hop

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:00am
Growing demand for hoppy beer has farmers doubling their plantings as prices rise.
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What the Sterling trial is about

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:52am
Contrary to what you may have read, Monday's trial is NOT about Donald Sterling's mental capacity, says lawyer Mitchell Epner.
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Gadgets to celebrate your independence

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:00am
While there are plenty of gadgets to make your Independence Day fun, experts say this year it's all about staying connected.
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Retail investors exit US stock funds

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:12am
Retail investors have decided to lighten their load, with equity funds seeing the first outflows since the start of 2014, according to new data.
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Apple poaches Swiss watch exec for iWatch

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:46am
Apple has hired the sales director of TAG Heuer to help with the launch of its new iWatch, the head of LVMH's watch brands told CNBC.
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Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:36am
British Prime Minister's former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months for being complicit in phone-hacking by journalists.
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YouTube U-turn on blocking labels

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 4:26am
YouTube has postponed a plan to block certain record labels from its video platform. The FT reports.
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Amazon embroiled in EU tax crackdown

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:59am
European officials have demanded that Luxembourg hand over documents relating to Amazon's tax affairs.
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Bubble fears mean split opinions at ECB

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:53am
Following Thursday's ECB rate decision, central bank watchers received an insight into the concerns that still persist for some of its members.
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Birth control order divides justices

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:39am
The Supreme Court has sided with religiously affiliated nonprofit groups in a clash between religious freedom and women's rights.
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US urges Argentina to find solution

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:14pm
The U.S. urged Argentina to negotiate with holdout investors after U.S. court decisions that pushed the country close to default.
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Google will not delete Guardian links

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:42pm
Google will not remove links to stories in Guardian newspaper, showing difficulties it is having implementing the "right to be forgotten" ruling.
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Big data could help your health

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:09pm
You could soon download an app that predicts what medical conditions you're likely to suffer from and how to avoid them.
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What 'Transformers' says about China

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:00pm
China's economy may be slowing but the latest Transformers movie has broken Chinese box office records since opening last Friday.
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World Cup overpass project collapses

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:57pm
An overpass in Brazil that was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan has collapsed onto vehicles below.
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GM switch complaints began 17 years ago

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:18pm
General Motors car owners have been complaining to dealers about defective ignition switches since 1997.
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SunTrust in $320M settlement with US

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:07pm
SunTrust will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program.
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T-Mobile CEO: FTC complaint exaggerated

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:34pm
The FTC certainly did a good job of sensationalizing their story and their news at the expense of both T-Mobile's reputation and mine: T-Mobile CEO.
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Are you hoppy: How many IBUs in your IPA?

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:22pm
The American palate demands more excitement than it used to. For beer, that means the hoppier the better.
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Amazon embroiled in EU tax crackdown

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:05pm
Amazon is embroiled in a European tax crackdown that has already drawn in Apple, Starbucks and Fiat's financial arm, FT reports.
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