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Car industry pursues death-free highways

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:00pm
More than 30,000 Americans are killed in highway crashes each year, but experts believe that death toll could sink to zero.
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ISIS' deft command of media

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:59am
Western intelligence services are worried about ISIS's command videos, ground images and multilingual Twitter messages.
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Fight on airliner boosts 'Knee Defender'

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:00am
A female traveler allegedly threw water in a male passenger's face for preventing her from reclining.
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2 Atlantic City casinos closing

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:48am
The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel on Monday and Tuesday. Trump Plaza is next, closing Sept. 16.
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Time to ditch rising stocks?

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:38am
The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years. With each record, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee.
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Kim Jong Un's money manager defects: Report

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:24am
Yun Tae Hyong of North Korea's Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka with $5 million, according to a report.
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Lower gas prices mean cheaper rides

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:00am
Despite violence in the Middle East and Ukraine, this will be the cheapest Labor Day for driving in four years.
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Don't go shopping this weekend

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 7:00am
While retailers are offering deep discounts on summer inventory, there are fewer bargains to be found with in-season items.
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EU won't decide Russia sanctions Saturday

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 4:41am
Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said European Union leaders would not decide on sanctions against Russia at a summit on Saturday.
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China warns foreign powers on Hong Kong

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:44am
China has warned against any foreign interference ahead of a crucial ruling on the city's political future on Sunday.
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Alibaba targets launch week for $20B IPO

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:37am
Alibaba is expected to begin a roadshow for what could be the largest initial public offering ever early during the week of September 8.
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Chinese energy giants upbeat on shale

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:33am
China's energy heavyweights Sinopec and PetroChina upgraded their outlook on the country's shale gas industry.
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War leaves Israel, Palestine entrenched

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:00am
Only time will tell whether Israel will maintain the quiet it so desperately sought during 50 days of war in the Gaza Strip.
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Argentina appealing US judge's order

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:24pm
Argentina will appeal a decision declaring illegal a $539 million payment the country deposited with Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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Judge drops aluminum price-fixing case

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:18pm
The plaintiffs had accused Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and others of having conspired since May 2009 to drive up aluminum prices by hoarding supply.
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Orbitz brings back American, US Airways

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 5:04pm
Orbitz says it reached an agreement that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its sites.
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September could be a big deal for stocks

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:52pm
Upcoming econ data will be crucial, since it could have a direct impact on what the Fed might say about a path to higher interest rates.
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A motorcycle powered by...bacon

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:34pm
Hormel has created a custom motorcycle that runs on 100 percent refined bacon grease.
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Vice in talks to sell 10% stake to A&E

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:34pm
Vice is finalizing a 10 percent stake sale to A&E in a deal valuing the digital media company at $2.5 billion, FT reports.
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Kraft recalls cheese slices

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:01pm
Kraft blamed the recall on a supplier not storing an ingredient in accordance with Kraft's temperature standards.
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