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NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business.The world's largest retailer introduced a new money transfer service Thursday that it says will cut fees for its low-inco ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says that Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to settle violations of federal requirements that call for its contractors to minimize lead dust from home renovations.Lowe's is one of the nation's largest home i ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos.The Mexican food chain said Thursday that it would raise prices for the first time in three years as its popularity continues ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Target is vastly expanding the goods available to order by subscription as it fends off its biggest non-traditional retail rival, Amazon.com.The nation's second-largest discounter first dabbled with subscriptions last September, ...more

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The harsh winter didn't keep Union Pacific railroad from delivering 14 percent higher quarterly profit as it hauled more agricultural, industrial and coal shipments.The Omaha, Neb., based railroad said Thursday that it generat ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric's new focus on oil and gas equipment helped the company to post strong first-quarter results.GE posted lower overall first-quarter net income than a year ago, but that's only due to the sale of NBC Universal duri ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James' jersey remains the most popular in the NBA.The league announced Thursday that the Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time. With teammate Dwyane Wade — whose jersey number hasn't ch ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit as the company sold more snacks around the world and hiked prices, including on its drinks.The company, which also makes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Mountain Dew and Tropicana, ...more

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SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) — Shares of Sabre Corp. rose over 3 percent in their stock market debut Thursday after an initial public offering that valued the travel software company at more than $3.9 billion.Sabre owns online travel company Travelocit ...more