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Hobby Lobby ruling polarizes the business community

Vacillating between vindication and outrage, business owners are far from unified over the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. More>>

6 extremely effective ways to improve your memory

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How ethical are your employees? Depends what time it is

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Why summer Fridays are good for business

Want to boost morale? Flexible working hours, at least during the summer, could help. More>>

Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

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Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

Google Free Zone enables feature phone users use mail, Web search and Google+ for free. Is it generosity at work, a savvy market grab, or both? More>>

How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

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Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

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  • China detains employees of suspect meat seller

    China detains employees of suspect meat seller

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:53:47 GMT
    McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.More>>
    Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized...More>>
  • Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

    Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:13:49 GMT
    British lawmakers say the country is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine.More>>
    Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said...More>>
  • Global stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales

    Global stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:02 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:02:47 GMT
    Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as anxiety over the downing of a Malaysian jetliner over Ukraine eased and investors shifted their focus to U.S. corporate earnings.More>>
    Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine eased.More>>
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