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Scandal That Cost Barclays Chairman His Job Threatens To Spread

Emails from the big British bank suggest traders tried to manipulate a key interest rate. Now regulators in Europe and the U.S. are looking into whether other banks also gamed the numbers.
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Maryland Businesses Rebounding From Rough Weekend

While Montgomery County residents continue to struggle with a lack of power in many places, storm damage and missed financial opportunities have many area businesses reeling.

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Cleaner, 'Greener' Cookstoves Need Better Marketing In Bangladesh

Despite decades of global efforts to get cleaner cookstoves to the poor in Bangladesh, very few have adopted them. A new study suggests talking more about the stoves' cheaper fuel costs and less about health hazards may help.
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As Strikes Wane, Caterpillar Workers Hold The Line

About 800 machinists at an Illinois Caterpillar plant are entering their third month on strike. Strikes of large numbers of workers were relatively common in the 1970s, but today, work stoppages of this size — and this length — are rare.
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First Airbus Plant In U.S. Will Bring 1,000 Jobs To Ala.

Airbus and Alabama officials announce the building of the company's first major manufacturing facility in the U.S on Monday. It's a $600 million investment that is expected to directly create about 1,000 jobs. Archrival Boeing has argued against allowing Airbus — a European company — to set up shop in the U.S.

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