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BuzzFeed fires editor for plagiarizing

Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the viral politics editor whose work often typified the website's energetic storytelling style.

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Stocks end week on sour note

Investors will have to wait until next week to see if the S&P 500 can finally top 2,000. Stocks fell broadly on Friday.

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Math nerds are taking over Wall Street

When you think about the typical Wall Street trader, you probably picture a fast-talking Wolf of Wall Street type.

Pharmaceutical giant Merck cutting 600 jobs in Montgomery County

The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Company is cutting 600 jobs in Montgomery County.

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Would-be online house-hunting giant has brokers scared

The two biggest names in online house hunting -- Zillow and Trulia -- may be teaming up, a pairing that is making some real estate brokers nervous.

Target, Experian

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Target sent victims to Experian, which had its own leak

Companies can't keep your data safe. It's that simple.

When Target lost data on some 110 million customers, it recommended them to credit bureau Experian for "identity theft protection," offering to cover the cost for a year.

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Mary Poppins won't work for minimum wage

You'd think magical powers would entitle Mary Poppins to more than $7.25 an hour.

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8 rights of pregnant women at work

Women still get fired simply because they're pregnant.

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Smart people buy generic brands

Sudafed or Wal-Phed: Which would you choose?

Nine times out of 10, pharmacists and doctors will buy the generic version of aspirin, rather than a brand-name like Bayer. Likewise, professional chefs prefer store-brand sugar, salt and baking powder inst...

Southern Costume Company

Southern Costume Company

Move over Hollywood! Louisiana is top for film production

With a temperate climate and generous tax incentives, Louisiana has been luring the California-based film industry south, creating thousands of new jobs and businesses in the process.

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Detroit campaign wants you to pay residents' past-due bills

A new online campaign is helping Detroit residents keep their water turned on, even if they are behind on their bills.

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Courtesy McDonald's

Introducing the $7.76 Big Mac

Would you pay $7 for a Big Mac? If you took your U.S. dollars to Norway, that's how deep the exchange rate would set you back. There, a McDonald's Big Mac costs 48 Norwegian kroner, which translates to $7.76 in U.S. dollars.

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

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Argentina is now very close to default

The clock is ticking. Argentina will default in just a few days unless the country can find a way to satisfy creditors that are owed roughly $1.5 billion.

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