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Motorcycle Fans Ride To Sturgis, S.D., For Rally

The famed Sturgis motorcycle rally is wrapping up its 72nd year in South Dakota this weekend. As the rally ages so do many of the riders. We look at what's new on three wheels.
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Goldman Sachs Won't Be Prosecuted In Fraud Probe

A Senate panel found last year that Goldman Sachs marketed four sets of complex mortgage securities to banks and other investors, but failed to tell clients the securities were very risky. The Justice Department said the "burden of proof to bring a criminal case" could not be met.
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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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