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Major chains drop Sony's 'The Interview'

Most of the country's largest theater chains have decided not to show Sony's "The Interview" next week.

The decision follows a strange threat on Tuesday from anonymous hackers that people should avoid going to theaters where "The Interview" is playin...

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9 questions: Get up to speed on Cuban embargo

President Barack Obama will ease sanctions imposed against Cuba under the U.S. embargo after Cuba agreed to release American aid worker Alan Gross.

The agreement will deliver the most sweeping changes in the U.S. policy toward the nation that lies ju...

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14 arrested in deadly meningitis outbreak

Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with a deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, including two charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder.


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Oprah-approved startup raises $6.25 million

When you're one of Oprah's favorite things, you're bound to get a boost. For The Skimm, that's coming in the form of $6.25 million in funding.

For now, their main product is a free daily newsletter. It's a five-minute femme-focused read that digests ...

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U.S. moves expected to ease Cuban trade restrictions

The United States is easing trade restrictions on Cuba. It is a major step that could lead to finally ending the Cold War era embargo, a tasty prospect for business in both countries.

President Obama made the announcement Wednesday, saying it was part...

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American Apparel's Dov Charney is out for good

Dov Charney is finally out the door at American Apparel.

The controversial CEO was fired in June, but stayed on as a consultant and kept his base salary -- until now.

Paula Schneider will take the helm on Jan. 5. She has served as a senior executive ...


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McDonald's forced to ration fries in Japan

Japanese fast food fans ain't lovin' it. McDonald's restaurants in the country are running out of fries.

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Drivers to save $550 on gas in 2015

U.S. drivers already loving low gas prices will save an additional $550 on gas next year, according the latest forecast from the federal government.

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Jack Ma made $18.5 billion this year

Think your 8% return this year in the S&P 500 was pretty good?

Alibaba founder Jack Ma made more money than anyone this year, increasing his wealth by 173% -- a gain of $18.5 billion -- according to a list of the year's biggest winners and losers fro...

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Google Ventures: fewer Ubers, more health care

Google Ventures is shifting away from investing in the Ubers of the world.

Google's VC investment arm is doubling down on life science and health service startups. This means everything from digitizing primary care (One Medical) to cloud-based genome ...

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GM to make more cars in Mexico

GM plans to spend $3.6 billion over the next four years to modernize and expand its production facilities in Mexico.

The investment, which is in addition to $1.4 billion it spent over the past two years, will make GM the biggest auto exporter in Mexic...

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