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YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

April 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission... more »»

US consumer borrowing at record high in Feb.

April 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — Consumers increased their borrowing to a record high in February, driven by a large jump in auto and student loans. more »»

Vivendi confirms offer for Dailymotion

April 8, 2015 PARIS — Vivendi, the Paris-based media multinational, confirmed an offer for the video sharing platform Dailymotion, a day after a Hong Kong company blamed France's protectionist policies for its... more »»

New labor activists emerge from China’s migrant workers

April 7, 2015 SHENZHEN, China — A new crop of labor leaders is emerging in China as migrant factory workers increasingly demand their rights and a fair share of the country’s now-slowing economic boom. more »»

US service firms grew at slightly slower pace last month

April 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — U.S. service firms expanded at a slightly slower yet still healthy pace in March, an encouraging sign after multiple reports last week pointed to a slowing economy. more »»

Citibank’s Argentine headquarters inspected

April 7, 2015 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina’s central bank has sent regulators to inspect Citibank’s headquarters after the leader of the branch was suspended amid a legal battle over the country’s debt. more »»

Greenpeace activists board offshore drill ship

April 7, 2015 ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Greenpeace spokesman says six activists have boarded a drilling vessel that was crossing the Pacific Ocean on its way to drill on Shell leases in the Arctic Ocean. more »»

Russia inflation hits 16.9 percent in March

April 7, 2015 MOSCOW — Russia’s consumer price inflation hit 16.9 percent in March as the country heads for recession, the state statistics agency Rosstat said Monday. more »»

Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

April 6, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana tourism agencies are rolling out campaigns emphasizing that everyone is welcome, but it might not be enough to quickly restore the state’s battered image after a backlash over... more »»

AP investigation prompts emergency rescue of 300 plus slaves

April 4, 2015 BENJINA, Indonesia — At first the men filtered in by twos and threes, hearing whispers of a possible rescue. more »»

End of robust hiring streak raises doubts about job market

April 4, 2015 WASHINGTON — For months, the U.S. economy’s strength has been flagging. Manufacturing slowed. Fewer homes were built. Cheaper gas failed to ignite consumer spending. more »»

NYC board: High-rent-tenants-only gym may be discriminatory

April 4, 2015 NEW YORK — An apartment house where only high-paying tenants can use the gym may be illegally discriminating, city officials said this week amid debate over luxury buildings that provide fewer... more »»

Dockworker reps urge union to OK contract

April 4, 2015 LOS ANGELES — A tentative contract agreement that restored the flow of international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year took a big step closer Friday to becoming official, as... more »»

Fugitive treasure hunter to plead to contempt

April 4, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A fugitive treasure hunter plans to plead guilty to a contempt of court charge related to his refusal to testify about gold he discovered from a historic shipwreck, court documents... more »»

Stock split could cost Google over $500 million

April 3, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet’s most profitable company could cost Google more... more »»

New scoring system to help with poor credit

April 3, 2015 NEW YORK — People struggling with a bad credit score, or lack of one, could benefit from a program rolling out in the next few months aimed at making it easier to get a Visa or MasterCard. more »»

Autonomous car finishes 3,400-mile US road trip

April 3, 2015 An autonomous car's recent 3,400-mile U.S. road trip proves there's at least one thing computers do better than humans: Follow the speed limit. Auto supplier Delphi Corp. more »»

McDonald’s: Workers to get pay hikes at company-owned stores

April 2, 2015 NEW YORK — McDonald’s says it’s raising pay for workers at company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving econom. more »»

 
 
 

 

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