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McDonald's Shuts Its Restaurants In Crimea

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:26pm

The fast food chain cited the "evolving situation" for a decision to close its restaurants in Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta.

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Expecting A Spring Thaw, Shops And Restaurants Warm To Hiring

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:49pm

Employment and wages are increasing, along with hopes for more consumer spending, analysts say.

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Life Without Jobless Benefits: Watching, Searching And Praying

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:49pm

More than three months have passed since the long-term unemployed saw their federal jobless benefits cut off abruptly. One Michigan woman is looking for work while watching for congressional action.

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It's Complicated: When A CEO's Personal Position Becomes Public

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:46pm

The new CEO of Mozilla was forced to step down amid controversy over his anti-gay-marriage donation in 2008. How much should the public judge chief executives for their private views?

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U.S. Taps New Energy Sources, And Potential Geopolitical Clout

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:24pm

Thanks in large part to hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. finds itself awash in domestic energy — and moving rapidly toward self-sufficiency and a position of strategic and economic strength.

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Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:58pm

Trinity Groves, a 15-acre restaurant incubator, brought Chinese-Latin food and a new vitality to West Dallas. What was once a dangerous neighborhood is now a hotspot for international eats.

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Nest Halts Sales Of Smoke Detector, Disables 'Wave' Feature

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:00pm

The Google owned company discovered users could unintentionally disable the device by waving their hands in front of the detector.

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Tasting French Fries For A Living Can Be A Pain In The Mouth

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:04am

Food industry "sensory panelists" spend hours chewing, swishing and analyzing food, sometimes to the point of pain. These tests ensure the mass-produced products like frozen french fries hit the spot.

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Jobless Rate Holds Steady As Employers Add 192,000 Jobs

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:05am

While job growth appears to have been slightly less than expected last month, the growth in February was revised upward. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate is unchanged at 6.7 percent.

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New Web Addresses Provide Alternatives To Crowded Domains

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:59am

We all know .com and .edu, but now hundreds of new domain names like .fish and .xyz are available. If all these new domains take off, what will become of .com?

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Economists Predict Monthly Unemployment Rate Will Fall

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:59am

The monthly unemployment report is out Friday morning. Analysts think the economy added about 200,000 jobs in March.

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Did A Federal Safety Agency Help General Motors Avoid A Recall?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:59am

As details emerge about GM's handling of an ignition switch recall, a question is raised again: What is the relationship between regulators and the regulated, and the revolving door between the two?

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