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Unpaid interns fight for a paycheck

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FTC approves Dollar Tree's takeover of Family Dollar

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FTC approves Dollar Tree's takeover of Family Dollar
Dollar Tree said it expects the deal to close on Monday. The stores spread across 35 states, which Dollar Tree has offered to sell to private equity firm Sycamore Partners, has to be sold within 150 days after the deal closes, the agency said. The FTC put the value of the Family Dollar acquisition at $9.2 billion.

Report: Man Kills Self By Diving Under Carnival Ride In Naperville

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Report: Man Kills Self By Diving Under Carnival Ride In Naperville
A person was killed after diving under a carnival ride in west suburban Naperville.

White House Orders Review of Biotechnology Regulations

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Critics of biotechnology crops have long said that the current regulatory system is too lax.

Purse Thieves Caught In Minnesota May Be Linked To Louis Vuitton ‘Smash-And-Grab’ Here

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Purse Thieves Caught In Minnesota May Be Linked To Louis Vuitton ‘Smash-And-Grab’ Here
Eight men, all from Chicago, were taken into custody in Edina, Minn. after walking out of a Louis Vuitton store with $20,000 in merchandise.


Vertex's $259,000 Cystic Fibrosis Drug Approved

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Vertex's $259,000 Cystic Fibrosis Drug Approved
Vertex’s cystic-fibrosis drug Orkambi, which treats the most common mutation of the disease, received U.S. regulatory approval on Thursday.

Low Crude Prices Squeeze Calgary Stampede

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Low Crude Prices Squeeze Calgary Stampede
Belt-tightening is hitting one of Western Canada’s most venerable traditions: the Calgary Stampede. With the decline in crude prices, Canadian oil companies have trimmed their ... more

Intel President James to Leave

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Intel President James to Leave
Intel Corp. said President Renée James is stepping down, one of several management changes as CEO Brian Krzanich shakes up the chip maker.

Barnes & Noble Names Boire as CEO of Retail Business

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Barnes & Noble Names Boire as CEO of Retail Business
Barnes & Noble Inc. named Sears Canada Chief Executive Ronald Boire to lead its retail business as the company readies for a spinoff of its ... more

Small business hiring stays strong in June

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Small businesses added 120,000 jobs in June, which was a slight drop from the previous month but another strong showing from Main Street, according to the monthly report ... more
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Microsoft: Stop using Microsoft Silverlight. (Everyone else has)

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Says websites should switch to HTML5-based playback as netizens snub plugins Microsoft is encouraging companies that use its Silverlight media format on their web pages ... more

McKinney, Texas, says $79,000 charge for email search was a mistake

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That $79,229.09 price tag for a public records email search in McKinney, Texas? The city says it made a mistake.

Apple Music: First three months for free? We lasted less than 3 hours

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Cupertino hopes you forget to unsubscribe before the payments start? Quick look Apple Music is finally here. The bit-of-everything music service was debuted last month ... more

YouTube is responsible for user content, says German court #1

published about 8 hours ago
But doesn't have to pay up, rules German court #2 YouTube is responsible for, yet not liable for, user-uploaded videos on its service, according to ... more

Facebook reveals new logo, in a TWEET

published about 15 hours ago
Still white on blue, now with custom typeface with some flourishes Facebook has revealed its new logo, somewhat bizarrely in a Tweet.…

Incyte Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Hess

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Incyte Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Hess
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Incyte Corporation (NASD: INCY) was identified as having a larger market ... more

US stocks end lower after mixed jobs report

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US stocks end lower after mixed jobs report
New York (AFP) - Wall Street stocks closed a holiday-shortened week slightly lower Thursday following a mixed US jobs report and as investors awaited Greece's ... more

High on the Hogs for the Fourth

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Farmers are on track to produce a record amount of pork this year, with a wave of hogs processed this spring heralding cheaper ribs and ... more

AIG a Wallflower at Insurer-Merger Dance

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The acquisition of Chubb by ACE likely signals the start of a merger rush for U.S. insurers. AIG isn’t likely to join in.

Activism-Defense Specialist Leaving Goldman Sachs

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Activism-defense specialist William Anderson is leaving Goldman Sachs for Evercore Partners, according to people familiar with the matter.

Sketch Guy: The Short Stories We Tell Ourselves About Everyday Spending

published Mon, Jun 29 2015 10:15 GMT
Sketch Guy: The Short Stories We Tell Ourselves About Everyday Spending
People love to blur the numbers, even with everyday subjects like credit card spending.

Your Money: Car Seats That Make Sure the Baby on Board Is Snug and Safe

published Sun, Jun 28 2015 22:11 GMT
Your Money: Car Seats That Make Sure the Baby on Board Is Snug and Safe
All seats need to meet federal safety standards but, aside from aesthetics, are the more expensive ones worth the extra cost in terms of extra ... more

Fate of Domestic Partner Benefits in Question After Marriage Ruling

published Sun, Jun 28 2015 20:16 GMT
Fate of Domestic Partner Benefits in Question After Marriage Ruling
With same-sex marriage now a right, some companies are likely to deliver what feels like an ultimatum: Marry within a certain time frame, or lose ... more

Strategies: Does a Pistol Belong in Your Stock Portfolio?

published Sat, Jun 27 2015 12:50 GMT
Strategies: Does a Pistol Belong in Your Stock Portfolio?
After the Charleston shooting, individual investors still hold shares in gun companies, which have seen a rise in sales and stock prices following similar tragedies.