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Get A Russian Mortgage, Get A Cat

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:01am

Much like your mortgage, the cat is a loan. Cats are delivered to the new residence for a two-hour visit. In Russia, it's considered good luck for a cat to cross the threshold of a new home.

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Has The Federal Budget Deficit Problem Been Solved?

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the federal deficit: after so much talk about it, the subject seems to have faded from attention.

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Supermarket Chain Workers Get Their Beloved CEO Back

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:01am

Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.

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Court Rules For FedEx Drivers In Suit Over Job Classification

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:01am

A federal appeals court in Oregon ruled FedEx Ground misclassified more than 2,000 drivers in California as independent contractors. There could be back claims for unpaid wages and benefits.

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A Mall With Two Minimum Wages

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:44am

There's a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here's what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage.

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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:43am

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

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FBI Investigates Cyberattacks Against Financial Institutions

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:46am

The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.

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Deal Reached To Sell Market Basket Chain To Ex-CEO

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:23pm

The New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott announced that former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas will buy a majority stake in the business.

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