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White House Seeks Ways To Go It Alone In Keeping Companies Stateside

The Obama administration is exploring ways to prevent U.S. businesses from relocating abroad to save money on taxes. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew indicated that Congress would need to act, but now the administration says it is looking for ways to act on its own.
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To Solve Cybercrime, Some In Silicon Valley Ditch The Data

Collecting data about people has become $1 trillion industry, but keeping this information safe is proving near impossible. So, a small group of entrepreneurs and developers are building new technologies that don't rely on data as a digital currency.
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Italy Unexpectedly Slips Into Recession

The move raises concerns about the health of the European economy overall. This is the third time the third-largest economy in the European Union has been in recession since 2008.
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Buick Regal Competes With German Luxury Cars

GM is trying to breathe new life into its Buick brand. Consumer Reports says the 2015 Buick Regal is competitive with many of its rivals. GM designed the car to compete with Audi, BMW and Mercedes.
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Monkey Selfie Turns Into A Copyright Fight

In 2011, a monkey took a selfie with David Slater's camera. Wikipedia used the photo. Slater wants the photo taken down but Wikipedia says because the monkey took the photo it's in the public domain.
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Will Americans Buy Bug Snacks? Maybe ... If They're Funny And Cute

The "ick factor" has kept consumers in the U.S. from eating crickets, locusts and mealworms. To convert skeptics, bug-food advocates are trying to win them over with sleek packages and clever names.
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Bank Of America 'Close' To Settlement With Justice Department

The bank would pay between $16 billion and $17 billion for alleged mortgage-related abuses, according to a source familiar with the talks. A final announcement could come next week.
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Donald Trump Sues To Remove His Name From Atlantic City Casinos

The real estate mogul was a pioneer of the New Jersey shore town's gambling industry. Its decline is hurting his name by association, Trump claims in a court filing.
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Construction Industry Missing Key Tool: Skilled Workers

Construction is booming once again in the Gulf Coast, Midwest and Rocky Mountain states. But there are about 20 percent fewer skilled workers in construction than there were in 2008.
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How Anti-Bribery Laws In Europe Are Bringing U.S. Investors To Africa

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit has brought together scores of African leaders and American businessmen. Billions of dollars of investments have been announced this week. While Africa is becoming attractive to investors, some countries are drawing more attention than others.

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