The Federal Reserve starts its latest two-day meeting Tuesday, and analysts around the globe are wondering whether the central bank will end ease monetary policy. The meeting follows some tough U.S. labor data and the recent Greek elections.
Businessman Lin Chunping made headlines in China earlier this year. He spoke in the Chinese media of how he took over the Atlantic Bank in Delaware, which went bankrupt in 2008. But it turns out, the bank didn't even exist.
Microsoft has introduced a new tablet computer, called Surface, that it says works perfectly with the software giant's new operating system Windows 8. Microsoft didn't reveal when Surface would be available, but insiders are guessing this fall.
Like several other U.S. cities, Portland, Ore., requires limousines and town cars to charge higher fares than taxicabs. Two town car companies have filed suit against the city, arguing that the two sets of regulations are unconstitutional.
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