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Murdoch Confirms A Spurned Bid For Time Warner

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox says that it sought to buy Time Warner last month, confirming an offer said to be worth $80 billion.
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Students React To The Closure Of A Giant For-Profit College

The for-profit college chain Corinthian Colleges is closing or selling most of its 107 campuses and online programs.
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EEOC Announces Tougher Rules Protecting Pregnant Workers

Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says.
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Senate Democrats Aim To Overturn High Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

The measure is unlikely to pass, however, they are hoping to give Democrats a boost in contested states this fall by getting single female voters fired up to head to the polls.
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Apple Teams Up With Former Rival On Business App

Apple and IBM were intense competitors 30 years ago — during the early days of the personal computer. But now, in the mobile age, the two companies have struck a deal to develop business apps.
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Marvel Comics Rewrites Thor Into A Woman

Series writer Jason Aaron points out, "This is not She-Thor. This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is Thor." She'll make her debut in October.
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Craft Beer Reaches New Depths As Mainers Brew A Batch From Seaweed

A craft brewer in Maine is partnering with a most unusual item — seaweed. If the beer takes off, the state's emerging seaweed aquaculture industry may benefit.
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Coping With A Co-Worker's Body Odor Takes Tact

Stinking on the job is a common problem, say pros in human resources, and a reluctance to use soap and water is rarely to blame. Medical conditions, diet or cultural differences can play a role, too.
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FCC Extending Net Neutrality Commenting Time After Site Buckles

Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.
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Apple Teams Up With Former Rival IBM On Business Apps

The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world

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