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New Las Vegas Denny's To Have Wedding Chapel

Denny's Corp. is opening a flagship restaurant in downtown Las Vegas. It will take up 6,400 square feet and include a full bar and wedding chapel. And of course, it will be open 24-7.
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FTC Finalizes Privacy Settlement With Facebook

Among other things, Facebook agreed to periodic audits on how it handles the privacy of its users.
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Consumer Bureau Moves To Make Mortgages Clearer, Foreclosures Fewer

The new rules would help eliminate surprises and make the mortgage loan process easier to understand, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says. It's also moving to give homeowners more protection when mortgage companies try to foreclose.
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Why Evading U.S. Rules May 'Tempt' Foreign Banks

The London-based Standard Chartered Bank faces charges of laundering Iranian funds and violating U.S. sanctions against Tehran. The U.S. has laws in place regulating foreign assets, but how effective are they?
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Report From The Drone Convention: Unmanned Vehicles Find New Uses

Drone makers and robotics manufacturers gathered in Las Vegas are optimistic that they will overcome civil liberties concerns about these gadgets, and make the leap from wartime to peacetime markets. Products include "throwable" robots that police can use for remote surveillance, and small aircraft to watch volcanic eruptions.
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Maryland Dairy Farmers Scoop Up A Sweet New Source Of Income

Some Maryland dairies have banded together to boost business by attracting customers with ice cream. The Maryland's Best Ice Cream Trail is the first farm-based ice cream trail in the country, and some customers are coming weekly to stock up.

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Google Settles Over Safari Privacy Breach; Will Pay Record $22.5M Fine

The FTC came down on the company for putting "cookies" on computers after it told Safari users that wouldn't be done.
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Paying For College: Financial Aid In America, In 2 Graphics

Tuition has gone through the roof in the past decade. But so has financial aid.
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Canning Factories On Wheels Rev Up The Beer 'Canvolution'

The canned beer revolution is well under way, led by craft breweries that have adopted a cans-are-better philosophy and are winning over beer snobs nationwide. Now, cans are coming to even the tiniest microbreweries, thanks to mobile canning services.

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