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  • John Travolta Can't Stop Former Pilot's Lawsuit Over Secrets (Exclusive)

    A California appeals court allows Douglas Gotterba to challenge the validity of a confidentiality agreement.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Jim Cramer slices into Apple earnings, dings

    "Sure, the company gave guidance that seemed lighter than expected, but that's just Apple's style," Cramer said. Get all Cramer's insights now!

    CNBC
  • Millions 'Stunned' By New Website

    New site posts over 37 billion public records online. Anyone can access this information and see what some may be hiding. You may not like findings!

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  • The downside of low-end luxury cars

    Wooing younger drivers on a budget has a downside. The market’s getting crowded, and luxury carmakers risk tarnishing their brands by courting comparisons with mainstream models. Yaymadjian, for example, said the $30,000 CLA “felt like I was in a Honda.”

    Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital settles lawsuit with women filmed by doctor

    Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to pay $190 million to thousands of women who were secretly filmed by a doctor during gynecological exams. The proposed settlement, announced Monday, came in a class action lawsuit filed last year in Baltimore city court over the conduct of Dr. Nikita Levy, who…

    Reuters
  • ObamaCare subsidies are legal after all, second appeals court rules

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld ObamaCare's subsidies — the same day another appeals court ruled against them. In a unanimous ruling, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the health care law permits the federal government to provide subsidies to people who purchase health…

    The Week (RSS)
  • Italy gives Google 18 months to change data use practices

    Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices. Regulators in several European nations including Italy began a joint…

    Reuters
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    Investors Cheer Earnings, S&P 500 Hits Intraday Record

    U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday pushing the S&P 500 to a new intraday record. Economic data on inflation and the housing market also helped investor sentiment. But, it was none of those factors that pushed Herbalife (HLF) up more than 25 percent. Shares rose after billionaire investor Bill Ackman…

    TheStreet
  • Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags

    Coca-Cola Co. reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America. Globally, the world's biggest beverage maker, said sales volume rose ...

    Associated Press
  • Often Overlooked Method to Pay Off Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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  • CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays

    The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons testified at a trial to determine whether Sterling's wife, Shelly, can sell the team for $2 billion to former Microsoft CEO…

    The Associated Press
  • Apple slightly tops earnings estimate as iPhone stays strong

    iPhone remains strong, but decline in iPad sales is cause for concern.

    USA TODAY
  • New Lenders Enter Property Market and Think Small

    As the economy improves, lenders see loans for smaller properties as less risky. And with less competition, interest rates and potential profit can be higher.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • How Will Chevron (CVX) Stock React To The Launch Of Its New $1.4 Billion Oil Facility?

    Chevron (CVX) announced its $1.4 billion premium oil facility has come online and productivity is expected to increase 70%.

    TheStreet.com
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    Microsoft's Q4 earnings

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Microsoft's fourth quarter earnings.

    CNBC Videos
  • Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. reported fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April, but the company said growth in Internet-based computing services to businesses boosted results.

    Associated Press
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  • Arch Coal to idle Cumberland River complex, cuts 213 jobs

    Arch Coal Inc said it would idle its Cumberland River coal company complex in Kentucky and Virginia to limit production of steel-making coal amid depressed prices. Idling of the complex will lead to elimination of 213 jobs and reduce the company's full-year metallurgical coal volumes by about…

    Reuters
  • Travelers ordered to pay over $500 mln in asbestos case

    A federal appeals court ordered Travelers Cos Inc to pay more than $500 million to thousands of asbestos victims in a case stemming from the insurer's coverage of Johns-Manville Corp, an insulation maker that spent six years in bankruptcy during the 1980s. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in…

    Reuters
  • Dow Chemical profit beats as sales rise across businesses

    (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose across its businesses and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs. Activist investor Daniel Loeb has urged Dow to separate its commoditized raw materials businesses from its…

    Reuters
  • Chrysler to recall 792,300 SUVs for ignition problem

    Chrysler on Tuesday said it would recall up to 792,300 sport utility vehicles to fix an ignition-switch problem, the same part involved in the massive General Motors recall. The automaker, a subsidiary of Italy-based Fiat Chrysler, said it was issuing the recall "out of an abundance of caution."…

    AFP
  • Apple Secures Broad Smartwatch Patent

    Apple, expected to launch an “iWatch” later this year, landed a sweeping patent covering a “wrist-worn electronic device.” The tech giant on Tuesday was granted U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006, covering an electronic wristwatch that could work in conjunction with other portable devices or on its own.…

    Variety
  • Widow: Jury sent tobacco company a $23B message

    A Florida widow awarded $23.6 billion in the death of her chain-smoking husband on Monday called the massive verdict a message to Big Tobacco, even though she likely won't see much if any of the money. ...

    Associated Press
  • Millions "Rattled" by New Site Releasing Records!

    Your past is now easily searchable online! A new site has made browsing the public records of anyone as easy as entering a name and choosing a state!

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