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Trump Neighbor Tiffany Says Holiday Sales Disupted By Post-Election Commotion

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 11:29 am

Donald Trump is best known for improving the value of real estate, but his election victory has proven to be bad news for one New York City neighborhood. Bob Agnew reports.

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Germany welcomes May’s speech on Brexit

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:25 am

Germany’s foreign minister has welcomed a speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May laying out her plans for the U.K.’s departure from the European Union. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Dollar rise could hurt developing economies

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:24 am

The co-CEO of The Carlyle Group says the dollar’s strength could lead to financial bailouts in emerging market economies and even an intervention to limit the currency’s rise. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the US

Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:41 am

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Piccadelli Circus Billboards Dark For First Time Since WWII

Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 12:02 pm

The lights have gone out at Piccadilly Circus. Bob Agnew reports.

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Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the world

Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 8:18 am

The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Facebook introduces measures to tackle fake news in Germany

Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 8:17 am

Facebook says it’s introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Retail group launches training for entry-level job seekers

Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 8:16 am

Trying to stem high turnover in store jobs, nonprofit groups and chains such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot and the Home Shopping Network are launching a program to help people develop the skills to land entry-level jobs and advance in a retail career. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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A man convicted of taking part in the Washington D-C-area sniper shootings that left 10 people dead wants a judge to toss his life sentence because he was convicted as a juvenile.

Sun, Jan 15, 2017 at 9:19 am

A man convicted of taking part in the Washington D-C-area sniper shootings that left 10 people dead wants a judge to toss his life sentence because he was convicted as a juvenile.

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Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other’s birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December!

Sun, Jan 15, 2017 at 9:18 am

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other’s birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December!

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Consumers increased their borrowing in November at the fastest pace in three months.

Sun, Jan 15, 2017 at 9:17 am

Consumers increased their borrowing in November at the fastest pace in three months.

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US businesses boosted stockpiles in November

Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 10:19 am

U.S. businesses stockpiled more goods in warehouses and on store shelves in November as sales improved slightly. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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More pay, greater confidence lifts US retail sales 0.6 percent

Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 9:03 am

Americans stepped up their auto buying and holiday shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and an increase in hourly pay. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US wholesale prices rise 0.3 percent led by costlier gas, food

Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 9:02 am

U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3 percent in December, led higher by more expensive gas, food and cars. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Amazon To Add 100,000 Jobs Over 18 Months

Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 11:43 am

Amazon plans to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. over the next 18 months. Bob Agnew reports.

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British Columbia approves oil pipeline to coast from Alberta

Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 9:19 am

Canada’s Pacific Coast province of British Columbia has approved the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Iran’s first new Airbus jetliner lands in Tehran

Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 9:18 am

The first of 100 Airbus planes that Iran is expected to receive after its historic nuclear deal with world powers ended some sanctions has landed in the capital, Tehran. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week.

Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 8:52 am

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Airbus ups deliveries of planes in 2016; orders down

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 9:53 am

Airbus delivered a record number of planes last year despite engine and cabin production problems, even as new orders slumped for the European manufacturer and its U.S. rival Boeing. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Small business optimism soars in NFIB December survey

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 9:52 am

An advocacy group for small businesses says company owners’ expectations for the economy surged after the election to the highest level since December 2004. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Colorado’s governor won’t issue clean-air executive order

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 9:51 am

Citing backlash from Republicans, Colorado’s Democratic governor says he’s abandoned the idea of issuing an executive order to seek a one-third cut in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Argentina’s Macri Hopes Stability Will Draw Oil Investment Capital

Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 12:33 pm

Argentina says it has struck a deal with labor unions and energy companies aimed at attracting investment to one of the world’s biggest unconventional hydrocarbons deposits. Bob Agnew reports.

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Job Postings And ‘Quits’ Point To Likely Job And Wage Gains

Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 12:10 pm

U.S. employers posted more jobs in November and quits also rose – signs that job gains and wages may increase in the months ahead. Bob Agnew reports.

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US wholesale inventories up 1 percent in November

Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 10:37 am

U.S. wholesale businesses boosted their stockpiles in November by the largest amount in two years, while sales increased at a slower pace. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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