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U.S. Probes Abuse Allegations Under Worker Visa Program

Recent allegations that a McDonald's franchise abused students, who came to the U.S. on cultural guest work visas, is reactivating the debate about how immigration reform should deal with guest workers, and whether the State Department's efforts to curb abuse have failed.
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Craft Brews Slowly Chipping Away At Big Beer's Dominance

Beer is a $200 billion a year business in the U.S., but most of that money goes to the two companies, Anheuser-Busch InBev and MillerCoors. But smaller "craft" breweries are challenging that dominance, and it's a battle that's being waged on grocery store shelves and the taps at your local pub.

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Yogurt For Men: A Review

A company called Powerful Yogurt is now selling what it calls "the first yogurt in the U.S. designed for a man's health and nutrition needs." The Sandwich Monday gang gives it a very manly taste test.
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Wine Revolution: As Drinkers And Growers, U.S. Declares Independence

Americans aren't just the world's top wine market. Increasingly, they're also producers. The number of U.S. wineries has climbed from 400 to 7,000 since the 1970s. And some of those local wines are "stunning," says wine expert Jancis Robinson.
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JPMorgan Chase Exec Says She Was Misled About Risks With 'London Whale' Trades

Last year, JPMorgan Chase acknowledged that it lost $6.2 billion in a hedging strategy gone awry. On Friday, current and former bank executives tried to explain how that loss occurred.
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Hedge Fund To Pay More Than $600 Million In Insider Trading Settlement

The Securities and Exchange Commission said it has obtained the largest settlement ever in an insider trading case. Two affiliates of the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors have agreed to pay $614 million to settle charges of participating in insider trading schemes. The SEC alleged that a portfolio manager at one of the firms obtained confidential details about an Alzheimer's drug trial from a doctor who was presenting final results to the public.
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Boeing: 787 Dreamliners Could Be Back In Service In Weeks, Not Months

For the first time, Boeing has laid out in detail the changes it plans to make in the Dreamliner 787's lithium ion battery. The company now believes the 787s will be back in service in a "matter of weeks."

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