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Buyers Of Hyped Skechers 'Toning Shoes' Can Get Refunds

Skechers has agreed to pay $40 million to settle claims that it deceived its customers by saying its Shape-ups shoes would help people who wore them shed pounds and tone their abs, buttocks and legs, the Federal Trade Commission said.
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How Facebook Can Live Up To The Hype

Facebook needs more users — and it needs to figure out how to make more money off of each user.
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Greece Sets New Election For June 17; Fear Of Bank Runs Reported

The country will try again to form a government. Meanwhile, its president worries about million so euros being pulled out of Greek banks. And talk of a "Grexit" from the euro zone is increasing.
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Folks Seem To Like It, So Facebook Boosts Size Of Stock Offering By 25 Percent

The hoopla continues over Facebook's initial public offering of stock, which is set for Friday.
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Certain Ford Retirees Face Major Pension Decision

Ford Motor Company is making tens of thousands of white-collar retirees decide whether they want to keep getting their pension in monthly installments, or get a lump sum payout. Ford sees the unprecedented move as a way to reduce the company's liabilities.
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Yankee Candles' New Scents Are Made For Men

Fragrances for the man candles include Riding Mower, which smells like freshly cut grass, and First Down, which has the smell of orange and leather.
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Political Limbo May Further Erode Greece's Stability

Greece will hold new elections next month after leaders failed to form a government this week. The political uncertainty has raised fears that the heavily indebted country will be forced to exit the eurozone.

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