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Burger King: Customers Can Have Their Fries And Eat Them Too

The world's No. 2 hamburger chain rolls out lower fat, lower calorie french fries on Tuesday. Executives at the company say except for their shape, customers won't be able to tell that "Satisfies" are lower in calories.
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Former Exec, 77, Says He Earns His Old Hourly Rate In A Week

Tom Palome was once a vice president of marketing for Oral-B; now he has two part-time jobs. His story of getting by during retirement is attracting attention and impassioned comments.
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Fake Reviewers Get Zero Stars From New York Attorney General

Nineteen companies agreed to pay more than $350,000 in penalties to settle accusations that they wrote or bought phony online reviews of their products, services or restaurants.
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Online Review-Rigging Firms To Pay Fines In Yogurt Shop Sting

New York's attorney general announced penalties Monday for attempts to manipulate consumers. Nearly 20 companies admit to writing fake online reviews on consumer-oriented websites.
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Costa Concordia Captain Blames Crash On Helmsman

Francesco Schettino, on trial for manslaughter and abandoning his passengers and crew, says the man steering the cruise liner turned the wrong way.
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BlackBerry Agrees To Sell Itself For $4.7 Billion

Facing a business death spiral, BlackBerry has made a tentative deal to sell the company to a major shareholder for $4.7 billion. Under the proposed transaction, a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings would take BlackBerry private. The announcement comes only three days after BlackBerry announced disastrous financial results.
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New Rules Allow Companies To Advertise For Dollars

New regulations went into effect Monday that allow companies to advertise to the general public when they need to raise money. These rules, known as general solicitation, are a big change in how private securities offerings are conducted.
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Apple Sells 9 Million New iPhones In Opening Weekend

Sales of its new iPhone 5s and 5c models have surpassed other iPhone releases and exceeded initial supply, Apple says. The phones went on sale Friday in the U.S. as well as in many parts of Europe and Asia.
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$3.9 Billion U.S. Defense Contract Includes Missiles For UAE

The U.S. Defense Department has awarded a rich military contract to Lockheed Martin, agreeing to pay more than $3.9 billion for a missile-defense system. The deal calls for a maximum of 110 high-altitude interceptor missiles and 192 versions of the missiles for export to the United Arab Emirates.
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No Way, Man! Last VW Bus To Soon Roll Off Assembly Line

The transportation of choice for hippies is made only in Brazil. But "the man" says it needs air bags and other safety features, and VW says they can't be added to the vehicle. Are you cool with it going away or totally bummed out?

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