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Jury To Decide Apple's Patent Case Against Samsung

In one of the biggest patent infringement cases ever, Apple is suing Samsung for as much as $2.75 billion — charging that in creating its products, Samsung ripped off iPhone and iPad technology. Samsung countered with its own allegations.
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Trying To Tame The (Real) Deadliest Fishing Jobs

In the years from 2000 to 2009, Northeast fishermen whose catch includes cod, haddock and other fish were 37 times as likely to die on the job as a police officer. Despite what you may have seen on TV, it's the most dangerous American fishery.
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BP Recalls Gasoline That May Cause Car Problems

BP has announced that it's recalling thousands of gallons of gasoline. The oil giant says fuel that was stored in a tank in northwest Indiana could cause car problems.
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Apple's China Plants Still Face Union, Overtime Issues

Apple has taken some meaningful steps to improve working conditions at its Chinese factories, according to a progress report issued on Tuesday by a labor group. The report says that illegal overtime remains a problem at Foxconn plants, Apple's main supplier in China.
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Hospitals Gripe About Health Insurers, Too

WellPoint ranked last in overall favorability and in the "dealing with hospitals" category. Cigna was No. 1 in overall favorability while Aetna scored best in the dealing with hospitals category.
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Refinancing: How To Wade Through The Choppy Waters

Interest rates on mortgages are at an all-time low. But refinancing can be a daunting process. Financial guru and author Louis Barajas speaks with guest host Viviana Hurtado about the ins and outs of refinancing, and what consumers can do to make the process go more smoothly.
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Cuba Examines Asian Model For Economic Reforms

Cuba is one of the world's last remaining communist states. Cuba's allies in China and Vietnam also maintain firm one-party rule, but have prospered by introducing market principles to their economic models.
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Health Law Gives Medicare Fraud Fighters New Weapons

Criminals who defraud public health care programs to the tune of billions of dollars a year are now up against sophisticated computer systems designed to catch them. But the new efforts may yield far more leads than the current team of investigators and analysts can handle.
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Nike Set To Release Its Priciest Shoe

The latest Lebron James-branded basketball shoe — the Lebron X Nike Plus — is expected to retail for $315, according to The Wall Street Journal. That apparently includes some motion sensing technology that can record how high players jump while wearing them.

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