Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit..
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APPLE LIVE: iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs debut

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. &n..
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Falling oil prices shake up global economies

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling bud..
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Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor ..
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CBS debuts stand-alone streaming service

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - CBS is jumping on the cord-cutting bandwagon, launching a stand-alone digital streaming service for $5.99 a month that will offer subscribers access to its current ..
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CNN cuts end Mitchell's show on HLN

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Tiffany Paradise

NEW YORK (AP) - Jane Velez-Mitchell and her staff have been laid off due to budget cuts at CNN, ending her nightly program on the HLN network.    Her program, which ..
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Toyota recalls Lexuses in US for fuel leak risk

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling about 423,000 older-model Lexus luxury cars in the U.S. because a gasket can leak fuel and possibly cause a fire. The recall is among three globa..
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Peanut farmers deal with fallout from salmonella

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Federal agriculture officials say there will be significantly fewer peanuts pulled from the ground in eastern New Mexico this harvest season.   &..
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Whole Foods to roll out rankings for produce

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices. &nbs..
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Budget deficit drops to $483B, lowest since 2008

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The deficit for the just completed 2014 budget year was $483 billion, the lowest of President Barack Obama's six years in office, the government reported Wednesda..
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HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Premium cable channel HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service in 2015.    At an investor meeting at parent Ti..
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Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages - frozen eggs?    Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and kee..
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Ailing global economy could lead Fed to delay hike

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Just as the U.S. job market has finally strengthened, the Federal Reserve now confronts a new worry: A sputtering global economy that's spooked investors across t..
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Citigroup to exit retail banking in 11 markets

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup customers across Central America and parts of Eastern Europe will be looking for a new place to bank next year.    Citigroup said Tuesday t..
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NC company voluntarily recalls food products

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) - A Goldsboro company is voluntarily recalling several food products because they might be contaminated with an organism that can cause infections in some peop..
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JC Penney's new CEO faces challenges

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney's newly tapped CEO has a big challenge ahead of him: The troubled chain is showing signs of improvement after racking up billions in losses, but still h..
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Top US, UK regulators do exercise on bank failure

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top U.S. and British bank regulators, including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, have taken part in an exercise to see how they would handle the failure of a l..
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US eyes sale of NY's Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance..
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Frenchman wins Nobel for market power research

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Frenchman Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for showing how regulators can manage markets dominated by a few powerful companies to keep them fro..
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Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. Instead of trying to get better reviews, they decided to take a different app..
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