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Most Americans Now Oppose Drilling on Federal Lands

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:29:00 GMT

More than half of the population now oppose drilling — though this likely has more to do with cheap gas prices than the environment.Demonstrators in front of the White House celebrate President Barack Obama's blocking of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Nov. 6, 2015.


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Dow Falls 100 Points Ahead of Contentious Healthcare Vote

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:18:00 GMT

The Dow Jones traded 100 points lower on Friday amid growing concerns that the GOP may not be able to push through the American Health Care Act.Wall Street traders are jittery ahead of the healthcare vote.


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Companies Must Embrace Whole 'Queer Spectrum' to Get Best Staff: CEO

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:53:59 GMT

Companies need to look beyond labels such as gay or lesbian to be truly inclusive in their workforce, according to LGBTQ entrepreneur Robyn Exton.


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Wall Street Waits Ahead of Key Vote on 'Repeal and Replace'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:32:00 GMT

This market can not endure any disappointments, analysts say.President Donald Trump at the White House on March 22.


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FCC Cracks Down on Annoying Robocalls

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:20:12 GMT

Dinnertime might actually be enjoyable after the FCC cracks down on robocalls.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas


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Now You Can Use Your Phone to Withdraw Cash at These ATMs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:52:08 GMT

Starting on Monday, Wells Fargo customers will be able to withdraw money using a smartphone at any branded ATM.REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton


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Hate Filing Taxes? Thank Tax-Prep Firms, Who Lobby for You to Need Them

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:47:00 GMT

Even Reagan wanted filing your taxes to be free and easy. Then tax software makers spent millions lobbying to make sure it never happened.Intuit says it has resumed filing of state taxes for its popular TurboTax software after a temporary halt to probe attempts to use stolen IDs to file fraudulent returns.


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Soon You'll Be Able to Order Starbucks From Your Car

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:30:31 GMT

A new alliance between Ford, Amazon, and Starbucks should make it a little faster and easier to order and pay for your morning brew.A customer carries a coffee drink in a red paper cup, with a cardboard cover attached, outside a Starbucks coffee shop in the Pike Place Market, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Seattle.


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Trump Tantrum Looms on Wall Street If Health Plan Fails

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:09:00 GMT

The Trump Trade could start looking more like a Trump Tantrum if the healthcare bill stalls in Congress, prompting worries on Wall Street.People pass the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, June 24, 2016.


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Starbucks to Create 240,000 Jobs by 2021

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:33:00 GMT

Starbucks is ramping up its hiring efforts, announcing plans Wednesday to create more than 240,000 jobs globally by 2021.A Starbucks coffee and a Danish pastry.Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz.


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Why Tesla Owners Still Love Their Cars, Despite Ongoing Quality Issues

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:13:00 GMT

Tesla owners could be accused of having a love/hate relationship with their vehicles.Elon Musk, co-founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, speaks at the California Institute of Technology commencement ceremony in Pasadena, California in 2012. REUTERS/Phil McCarten


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Jet Flipped 3 Times Like 'Paper Plane' in Wake of Superjumbo: Reports

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:05:00 GMT

Wake turbulence caused by the engines and wingtips of large planes can linger in the air for several minutes and cannot be seen by pilots.The Airbus A380An Airbus A380


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Electronics Travel Ban Irks Families, Enrages Business Travelers

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:42:00 GMT

Travelers are trying to figure out how to deal with the new ban on electronic devices larger than smartphones from the cabins on some flights.A British Airways airplane approaches landing at Heathrow airport in London, Britain.


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Electronic Ban on Flights Not Prompted by New Threat: Officials

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:42:00 GMT

Officials said the move stemmed from a judgment call that al Qaeda and ISIS are constantly seeking to perfect methods to hide bombs in devices.An Airbus A319-132 aircraft of Royal Jordanian Airlines is seen on Oct. 21, 2016.


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Screenwriter Accuses Disney of Stealing 'Zootopia': Suit

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:21:00 GMT

A veteran screenwriter filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing Disney of stealing his idea for the hit animated film "Zootopia."A scene from Disney's Zootopia.A scene from Disney's Zootopia.


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Rich New Yorkers Ask State to Raise Their Taxes

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:28:00 GMT

Eighty people including George Soros, Steven Rockefeller and Abigail Disney wrote to lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying they and other top earners should pay more to support schools, roads, bridges and programs to help poor and homeless residents of the state.FILE: George Soros speaks on stage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit Event hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York November 6, 2013.FILE: George Soros speaks on stage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit Event hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York November 6, 2013.


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Dow Starts a Downward Spiral as Markets Begin to Question Trump's Promises

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:09:34 GMT

For the first time since the election, markets are doubting they will get the pro-growth policies of tax reform and stimulus President Trump promised.


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U.S. Bans Laptops, iPads in Carry-On Bags From 10 Airports Amid Bomb Fears

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:42:00 GMT

Tablets, cameras, laptops, DVD players, e-readers, printers and video games will have to be placed in checked, but medical devices will be permitted.An Airbus A319-132 aircraft of Royal Jordanian Airlines in October.


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Trump Tower Is in Violation of New York City Law

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:03:00 GMT

The Trump Organization has not registered Trump Tower this year with a city agency as required.A view of Trump Tower on March 7 in New York City.


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Google Apologizes After Major Brands Yank YouTube Ads Over Racist Content

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:59:00 GMT

Google's European head has apologized for the misplacement of advertising next to extremist content on its video site YouTube.REUTERS/Eric Gaillard


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Ivanka Trump Sued for 'Unfair Competition' by Clothing Rival

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:18:00 GMT

A San Francisco clothing-industry rival claims Ivanka Trump is unfairly cashing in on the fact that her father just happens to be the president of the United States.Ivanka Trump, center, and her husband, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, look on during President Trump's address.Ivanka Trump, center, and her husband, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, look on during President Trump's address.


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TSA, DHS Will Bar Electronic Devices on Some Overseas Flights

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:40:00 GMT

Starting Tuesday, passengers traveling to and from some overseas airports won't be permitted to carry laptops and some other devices into the cabin.An Airbus A319-132 aircraft of Royal Jordanian Airlines is seen on Oct. 21, 2016.


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Airline to Passengers on U.S. Flights: No Electronic Devices

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:11:00 GMT

Royal Jordanian has told passengers the U.S. has asked that passengers to and from the U.S. must stow their electronic devices in checked baggage.An Airbus A319-132 aircraft of Royal Jordanian Airlines is seen on Oct. 21, 2016.


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It's Time to Pay Down Your Credit Card Balances

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:40:00 GMT

With one rate hike out of the gate and another two on the way, now's the time to pay down that credit card debt. Here are some of the best strategies.For 9 out of 10 people holding variable-rate loan or credit card debt, the typical impact of a rate hike will be just a few dollars a month.


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Companies Pull Ads From Google, YouTube Over Racist, Terrorist Content

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:34:00 GMT

A French ad firm and a number of U.K. banks have exited the platforms because they want guarantees their ads won't help fund extremists.Google headquarters in Mountain View, California on September 2, 2015.


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