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Keep Drinking the Wine — It's How You'll Save Sonoma

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:33:00 GMT

California's $110 billion wine industry attracts 23.6 million tourists a year — but locals now worry those tourists will take their dollars elsewhere.A wildfire approaches Gundlach Bundschu winery on Oct. 9, 2017 in Sonoma, California.Cars and the remainders of outbuildings smolder on Castle Road in Sonoma.

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They're Back! Gas Guzzlers Return Thanks to Cheap Fuel

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:16:47 GMT

Climate change be damned; American drivers want their road monsters.Carolina Villar pumps gas on Feb. 4, 2013 in Miami, Fl.

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The Dow Jones Hit 23,000 — Just Six Weeks After Topping 22,000

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:47:00 GMT

Just six weeks after hitting the 22,000 mark, the Dow Jones has hit another record high, topping 23,000 in midday trading on Tuesday.Traders celebrate on the main trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the Dow Jones Industrial Average passes the 20,000 mark shortly after the opening of the trading session.

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What to Do If Your Financial Information Is Stolen

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:11:00 GMT

Last year about 15.4 million people were victims of identity theft and fraud.When your information is compromised, quick and decisive action is key to minimizing the damage.

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What Will It Take to Get Virtual Reality Right?

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:09:00 GMT

Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to get 1 billion people using virtual reality, but is he the one living in an alternate reality?Adriana Ojeda uses an Oculus headset at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 in San Jose, California. .Adriana Ojeda uses an Oculus headset at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 in San Jose, California. .

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Suit Alleges U.S. Firms Bribed Iraq Militia That Killed Americans

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:02:00 GMT

A suit filed Tuesday alleges that firms like GE and Pfizer bribed Iraqi health officials linked to the Mahdi Army, which built bombs that killed U.S. soldiers.Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr looks on during a meeting to discuss economic and security issues held at Iraqi Shiite Muslim leader Ammar al-Hakim's house on January 23, 2015 in the southern Shiite city of Najaf.Iraqi Shiites of the Mahdi Army militia loyal to cleric Moqtada al-Sadr vow to fight ISIS in a show of strength in a military parade on June 21, 2014 in the Sadr City district of Baghdad, Iraq.Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr delivers a speech to his supporters following Friday prayers at the grand mosque of Kufa in the holy city of Najaf, on April 3, 2015.

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8 Things We're Expected to Feel Guilty Spending Money on but Shouldn't

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:33:00 GMT

Deciding what's important to you — and making room for it — will help you actually stick to your budget.Dear millennials: You can save for a house and still eat your avocado toast.

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Why Americans Are Losing $2 Trillion From Their Savings

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:54:57 GMT

When people change jobs, their 401(k) account often gets left behind with their former employer — and that's where the problems begin.

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America Has a Motherhood Problem — Here's How to Solve It

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMT

The solution to removing the stigma of motherhood at work may lie in paternity leave.One study showed that despite only 11 percent of women having planned on pausing their careers for parenthood, 72 percent actually had.

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Boeing Slams 'Questionable' Airbus Deal to Make Jets in U.S.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:44:00 GMT

Boeing dismissed as "questionable" a deal between Airbus and Bombardier to make CSeries jets in Alabama, calling it an attempt to dodge huge new import duties.A Bombardier CS300 aicraft takes as an Airbus A380 waits on the taxiway in this 2015 file photo.A Bombardier CS300 aicraft takes off as an Airbus A380 waits on the taxiway in this file photo.

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Don't Like Your New Car? Simply Take It Back or Swap It.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:09:01 GMT

The combination of the internet and wide use of smartphones has had a huge impact on the retail auto industry.The Porsche 918 Spyder.The 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder.

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Puerto Rico Weed Industry Takes a Hit From Hurricane

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 19:19:00 GMT

Puerto Rico's fledgling legal marijuana industry, once seen as a potential economic savior for the debt-riddled island, is struggling after Hurricane Maria.In this July 24, 2017 photo, Noel Sola, a cultivation worker at Natural Ventures inspects germinated marijuana plants in Caguas, Puerto Rico.Water flows near the steps to the bwell Dispensary located in the Ocean Park community of San Juan, Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the area.In this July 24, 2017 photo, Noel Sola, a cultivation worker at Natural Ventures inspects germinated marijuana plants in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

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Twitter Pledges 'New Rules' on Hate, Abuse After Boycott

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:09:07 GMT

Twitter has promised a new crackdown on "unwanted sexual advances" and "hate symbols" after a storm of protest including a boycott by women.People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo.

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Thousands of Acres of Marijuana Are Being Burned by the Wildfires

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:09:00 GMT

Millions of dollars of pot crops are going up in flames — and because marijuana is still illegal, the farms have no insurance.Leaves of a mature marijuana plant are seen in a display at The International Cannabis and Hemp Expo in Daly City, California.

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How to Balance Your Business With Your Creativity

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:18:23 GMT

You turned your passion into a career. Now you're struggling to balance the two. Here's how to align your business pursuits with your creativity.Floral Art founder, Jennifer McGarigle, oversees a floral arrangement at her LA-based shop.Floral Art founder, Jennifer McGarigle, oversees a floral arrangement at her LA-based company.

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How to Survive When You're Stuck in a Toxic Work Environment

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:35:00 GMT

Toxic work environments sap our productivity and hurt our businesses. Here are five ways to escape the toxic trap.

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FAA Orders A380 Inspections After Engine Blows Apart

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:24:14 GMT

The Federal Aviation Administration ordered visual inspections of some Airbus A380 engines after one blew apart on a Los Angeles-bound Air France flight.The No.4 engine suffered an uncontained failure.

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Facebook Will Reveal How Russia Targeted U.S. Voters

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:24:00 GMT

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said Thursday that the social network will reveal how Russia-linked groups targeted Americans with disruptive ads.Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg sits down for an interview with Axios' Mike Allen on Oct. 12, 2017

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Major Corporations Urge Supreme Court to Take Gay Rights Case

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:19:00 GMT

The companies are asking the high court to rule that federal employment discrimination law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.Google headquarters in Mountain View, California on September 2, 2015.Jameka Evans

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Amazon's Next Target: Your Shop-Happy Teen

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:23:00 GMT

They're starting them young at Amazon.Amazon's logo is displayed on computer screens.Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, speaks during a press conference on September 6, 2012 in Santa Monica, California.Amazon is introducing a new way for teens to order but with controls to keep parents in the loop.

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The Real Beneficiary Of Corporate Tax Reform? American Workers.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:11:00 GMT

Reforming America's corporate tax system is important because strong businesses create jobs and pay higher wages.A man walks along Wall Street in New York.A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.A man walks through New York's financial district.

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Bowing to Market Pressure, Ferrari Will Make an SUV

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:36:57 GMT

Ferrari, a brand that has long dominated on track and street with its iconic sports car, can't seem to resist the rise of the sport-utility vehicle.A turbo-charged Ferrari 458? Meet the 488 GTB, 0 to 60 in 3 seconds and 20 miles per gallon.

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Read This Before You Finance Your New iPhone

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:40:00 GMT

Carrier contracts may soon be a thing of the past so it pays to read the fine print when you're financing your new iPhone.A man stands with two bags of purchases at the iPhone 8 Launch at the 5th Avenue Apple Store in New York on Sept. 22, 2017.

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The Tech Community Steps Up to Help Puerto Rico

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:10:39 GMT

While the government response has been criticized, Silicon Valley is mobilizing to help connect Puerto Rico after the devastating hurricane.In this undated handout image, Google X employees prepare wifi-enabled balloons called Loon for launch in New Zealand.

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The Caribbean Remains Open for Business, but Tahiti Beckons for Some

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:48:00 GMT

The Caribbean is still open for business, but destinations like Oahu, Maui, Phoenix, and Los Angeles will likely see an uptick this year.Storm damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in St. Thomas' Magens Bay in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Sept. 8, 2017.Pleasure craft lie crammed against the shore in Paraquita Bay as the eye of Hurricane Irma passed Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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