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US Ban of Brazil Beef Blow to Nation Reeling From Economic Woes, Political Scandal

The U.S. suspension of beef imports from Brazil is a blow to a nation reeling from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, as well as from a political ...
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US Travel Group Urges US Airlines to Quit ‘Griping’ About Foreign Competition

The U.S. Travel Association (USTA) is a professional, nonprofit organization that represents the many businesses comprising the $3.3 trillion U.S. travel industry. The group has long opposed the so-called Big ...
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Web Companies, Public Interest Groups Plan Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality

Technology companies such as Amazon, Etsy, Kickstarter and Mozilla plan to participate in what is being called “a day of action” to retain net neutrality on July 12. The group ...
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Why Herbalife’s Shares Are Tumbling Monday Morning

Nutrition company Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) announced an increase to its second-quarter guidance early Monday morning. That was the good news. The other part of the company's announcement — the ...
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UPS Fined $247 Million for Shipping Illegal Cigarettes to NY

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) was fined $247 million by a court for shipping cigarettes to New York City and the state without the payment of appropriate taxes, according ...
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Just What Pandora Needs: A Lawsuit Over Its Logo

Payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) on Friday filed a lawsuit against Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) in federal court claiming trademark infringement and trademark dilution resulting from Pandora's ...
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10 States With the Most and Least Access to Internet Broadband Service

The average broadband speed across the 50 United States and the District of Columbia topped 10 megabits per second (Mbps) at the end of 2016. The average global broadband speed ...
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FAA to Require Engine Inspections for All 737 MAX Jets

Late Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require that all engines currently in use on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX 8 (737-8) aircraft ...
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Has Anadarko Stock Been Punished Too Much?

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) reported a worse-than-expected net loss last Tuesday, the same day the company was blamed for a natural gas explosion on April 17 that killed two ...
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How Much Staples Could Really Fetch in a Buyout

If you have followed the dust cloud of failed mergers over the years, chances are high that you know the saga of the failed merger between Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) ...
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Why the Airlines Don’t Really Care About Their Customers

The U.S. House Committee on  Transportation and Infrastructure is holding a hearing today with executives from major U.S. airlines to examine U.S. airline customer service. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Toyota, Honda, BMW Come Under Patent Investigation

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) and BMW are coming under investigation in the United States for potential patent law violations. Specifically, the investigation is ...
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China to Dwarf US Car Sales in 7 Years

The government of China said Tuesday morning that it expects its annual automobile production output to reach 30 million by 2020 and 35 million by 2025. The Ministry of Industry ...
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Ocwen Back on the Hot Seat as Regulators File Lawsuits

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and 22 state regulators on Thursday filed lawsuits and enforcement orders against Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) alleging that the subprime mortgage loan ...
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National Fuel Gas and Northern Access: When a State Trumps Federal

National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE: NFG) was supposed to have big upside. After a weekend decision by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), NFG's rejected planned Northern ...
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