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Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising.Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday that it has spoken with t ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping.The Atlanta-based company said Tuesda ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.The network said Tuesday it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna's voice out of its ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Prime Group Inc., which spun off from mall operator Simon Property Group earlier this year, said Tuesday that it is buying rival Glimcher Realty Trust. The cash-and-stock deal is worth about $2.06 billion.The combined ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme."The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education com ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority populati ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak's Northeast Corridor service resumed between Washington and Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon after being shut down for a time.Service was suspended on the Acela Express and on the Northeast Regional lines after a freight t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday gave the public 45 more days to weigh in on a plan that would for the first time curb the pollution blamed for global warming from the nation's coal-fired power plants. The agency said it ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.Nearly 100,000 prospective buyers have gone online to customize a Chev ...more

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping won Sri Lanka's support Tuesday for a proposed maritime "Silk Road" linking China with Europe, and helped launch billion-dollar power plant and port city projects funded by his government.Xi ...more