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Leader of German governing party backs Amazon protest

The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties said she supports a protest against working conditions at Amazon during CEO Jeff Bezos' visit to Berlin on Tuesday. Andrea Nahles, the chairwoman of the center-left Social Democrats, said...

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Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints

Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other U.S. airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines. As the investigation into last week's deadly engine failure...

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Consumer watchdog becomes alphabet soup of controversy

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is dead. Long live the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. That's the message the Trump administration is pushing, at least, in what on the surface seems like a minor tweak to the name of the...

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Feb. home prices soar 6.3 pct in a fierce competition to buy

U.S. home prices jumped in February as buyers compete fiercely over a dwindling number of properties for sale. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index released Tuesday jumped 6.3 percent in February from a year earlier...

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Caterpillar 1Q profit surges on equipment sales

A boost in equipment sales propelled Caterpillar's first-quarter profit, as a strong global economy helped support construction and energy industry projects. The maker of heavy equipment and machinery also greatly increased its outlook for...

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Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

Cambridge Analytica unleashed its counterattack against claims that it misused data from millions of Facebook accounts, saying Tuesday it is the victim of misunderstandings and inaccurate reporting that portrays the company as the evil villain in...

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Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

Cambridge Analytica unleashed its counterattack against claims that it misused data from millions of Facebook accounts, saying Tuesday it is the victim of misunderstandings and inaccurate reporting that portrays the company as the evil villain in...

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AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

If you've made changes to how you use social media since Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you're not alone. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 7 out of 10 of online adults...

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AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

If you've made changes to how you use social media since Facebook's Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you're not alone. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 7 out of 10 of online adults...

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French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe

One of France's most powerful businessmen, Vincent Bollore, was detained for questioning Tuesday in an investigation into alleged corruption during lucrative port deals in Africa. Bollore's company denied wrongdoing, but its shares plunged...

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