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Bank of America $1.2 Billion Mortgage 'Hustle' Penalty Thrown Out

An appeals court says the government didn't prove that Countrywide intended to defraud investors.
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As Their Anchors Sink, Malls Try To Present Retail 'Experience'

With more department stores closing, some owners are trying to make malls "more experiential," adding gyms and theaters. One developer is targeting Hispanics with regular concerts and festivities.
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GOP Convention Loses Corporate Sponsors Over Donald Trump

Donald Trump called the last GOP convention boring. Now he's causing conflict, as liberal groups urge companies not to donate because of him.
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Bayer Makes $62 Billion Play For Monsanto

Germany's Bayer corporation says Monsanto is worth $62 billion. That works out to a 37 percent premium over Monsanto's stock price from a few days ago. Bayer is sending a signal it is serious about taking over Monsanto, and it's willing to take on a lot of debt in order to do so.
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Viacom CEO Files Lawsuit In Corporate War With Sumner Redstone

A corporate soap opera involving the CEO of Viacom and the company's single largest shareholder intensified Monday and appears headed to a courtroom.
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What $62 Billion In Cash Could Buy You: Monsanto

German chemical company Bayer makes a strong offer to buy the giant U.S. agricultural firm.
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Why You Should Take A Deep Breath Before Reading The Latest Trump-Clinton Polls

It's hyperventilate-over-polls season. Here's some perspective to calm you down.
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Steve Case On D.C.'s Role In Tech's "Third Wave"

The co-founder of AOL and longtime resident of the Washington region shares his vision for the future of tech.

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Communities Lack All The Funds Needed For Transit Repairs

Renee Montagne talks to transit expert Robert Puentes about infrastructure problems affecting rail systems across the country. Some of the repairs require entire lines of systems to be shut down.
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CEO Uses Company's Clout To Get Involved In Controversial State Measures

It is not just lawmakers hashing it out over a N.C. law which limits civil rights protections for the LGBT community. David Greene talks to Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, a cloud computing company.

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