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New Jersey train crash highlights delays in railway anti-collision system

A deadly commuter train crash in Hoboken station in New Jersey renews focus on a mandatory anti-collision system that has been plagued with lengthy, c ...

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Wells Fargo customers can’t sue over fake accounts

Small print prohibits class-action lawsuitsBy Jonnelle Marte, Washington PostOne major group directly affected by the Wells Fargo scandal - the custom ...

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Lawmakers may change September 11 law after rejecting veto

WASHINGTON - U.S. lawmakers expressed doubts on Thursday about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing ...

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Consumer sentiment climbs

Consumer confidence rose in September for the first time in four months as Americans grew more upbeat about the prospects for incomes and persistent l ...

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Peres funeral, attended by Obama, briefly brings Israeli, Palestinian leaders together

JERUSALEM - Israeli and Palestinian leaders shook hands during a brief chat and U.S. President Barack Obama gently reminded them of the #x201c;unfinis ...

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Employees or contractors? On-demand start-ups struggle to define their workers

They've piled up billions of dollars and disrupted major industries, but the San Francisco Bay Area's on-demand start-ups have yet to answer one impor ...

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Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi September 11 bill becomes law

WASHINGTON - Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. ...

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Clinton enlists former foe Sanders in appeal for youth votes in U.S. presidential race

DURHAM, N.H. - U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shared a stage with former rival Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to appeal for ...

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Missouri fraternity suspended after being accused of racial slurs

By Kevin Murphy, ReutersKANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept 28 - The University of Missouri said on Wednesday a fraternity accused of making racial slurs toward a ...

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PepsiCo’s health kick pays off

PepsiCo's push into healthier fare is invigorating sales.Products such as Sabra hummus and guacamole, Naked cold-press juices and Lipton Pure Leaf tea ...

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Dunkin’, Coca-Cola partner on bottled coffee

Dunkin' Brands Group on Thursday said its doughnut chain will partner with Coca-Cola to launch a line of bottled coffee beverages in the United States ...

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FCC delays vote on new cable rules

The Federal Communications Commission has delayed its vote on new rules that would force cable companies to provide their channels as a free app on ma ...

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Philippines boxing icon Pacquiao used drugs as a teen but backs Duterte

MANILA - Philippines boxing icon Emmanuel #x201c;Manny#x201d; Pacquiao says he took all kinds of drugs as a teenager but fully supports President Rodr ...

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Deals seen helping break Dakota Access impasse

The chief executive of North Dakota's largest oil producer, Whiting Petroleum, says the standoff over the $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline could be ...

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Fed may change stress tests: Yellen

It also could use the results to set buffersReutersWASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is considering changing the annual stress tests it gives to banks ...

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