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Ahead Of November's Election, Progressive Groups Ready Anti-Trump Messages

As Donald Trump marches toward the official Republican presidential nomination, pro-Clinton superPACs are making alliances and amassing cash to take on Trump.
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Michigan Bank Discovers The Need For Islamic Finance Products

Some interpretations of Islam outlaw charging interest. That makes most banking pretty hard, but there are ways to practice Islamic compliant finance. One bank in Michigan gave it a go.
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Researchers Appear Close To A Remedy For Citrus Greening Disease

Florida is known for its oranges and orange juice. For the past decade, a disease called greening has devastated the citrus crop there, and it has spread to other states. Now there's hope for a cure.
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Susan Mulcahy On 'Confessions Of A Trump Tabloid Scribe'

No page of any newspaper captures the celebrity gossip of New York like Page Six of the Post. Former editor Susan Mulcahy talks to David Greene about how she helped to make the myth of Donald Trump.
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Disney Stock Drops As Company Misses Earnings Expectations

Despite blockbusters like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Zootopia, the Walt Disney Company's quarterly earnings fell short of estimates. The markets were not happy.
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As Feds Crack Down On For-Profit College, A Founder Heads To Prison For Fraud

FastTrain, a for-profit school in Florida, collected some $35 million in student loans and federal financial aid and used deceptive advertising and pressure tactics to recruit students.
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Google To Ban Payday Loan Ads

Google says it will ban all payday loan ads from its site. Consumer advocates say the lending practice hurts the poor and vulnerable.
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Why The U.S. Is Promoting Crops Grown In Gaza

Before Hamas took over Gaza, agriculture was a big contributor to its economy. The U.S. hopes reviving the industry will boost not only farmers, but also security — by creating economic opportunity.
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Google Announces It Will Stop Allowing Ads For Payday Lenders

The search giant prohibits ads for dangerous, counterfeit and offensive items, among other things. Now it will also ban ads for loans due in less than 60 days, or with an APR of 36 percent or more.
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Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream Has Its 1st Public Demo

Imagine a pod that can travel through a tube between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. Hyperloop One tested a piece of this technology in the Nevada desert on Wednesday.

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