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Adman Was King Of The One-Liners, But Knew Where To Draw The Line

David Abbott brought his signature brand of crisp, catchy copy-writing to ads for The Economist magazine and Volvo. Abbott passed away this month at age 75.
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Tech Week: C-E-Bros, Diversity Numbers And The Beats Deal

The Snapchat CEO's fraternity-day emails surfaced, Apple made its biggest acquisition and Google disclosed the uneven gender breakdown of its staff. Take a look at the week's top headlines in tech.
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Investor Carl Icahn Reportedly At Center Of Insider Trading Probe

The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.
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An Old-Fashioned Newspaperman Takes The Helm In A Digital World

Dean Baquet, the new executive editor of The New York Times, is a proud defender of old-school newsroom values. But, he says, he recognizes that both he and the Times need to adapt to the digital era.
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SpaceX Unveils A Sleek New Ride To Orbit

The private space-launch company has taken its Dragon capsule design and taught it some cool new tricks.
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Oklahoma's Extreme Drought Has Wheat Farmers Bracing For Worst

Four years of crippling drought has withered the agricultural economies of Great Plains states like Oklahoma. The USDA forecasts this year's wheat crop will be half what it would be in a good year.
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IMF Predicts Europe's Economic Growth Will Continue To Be Weak

The U.S. economy is recovering slowly. Europe's economy is doing much worse. David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution, who is back from a European Central Bank forum.
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Chinese Entrepreneur Takes Wheeled Luggage A Step Further

The inventor has patented a suitcase that doubles as a battery-powered scooter. The suitcase-scooter looks like a moped and can seat two adults. It can travel up to 37 miles on one charge.
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SpaceX Founder Elon Musk Reveals New Spacecraft

The private space flight company SpaceX has unveiled the manned version of its Dragon space capsule at its California headquarters. Founder Elon Musk has promised to make space flight inexpensive.
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'Period Of Turmoil' Preceded Abramson Firing, Says Top Editor At 'Times'

In an interview with NPR, The New York Times' new executive editor, Dean Baquet, said Jill Abramson was fired because of her failed relationship with the publisher and with senior editors.

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