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Our View: Internet customers should have neutrality from their providers

The Internet provides a wealth of information for all Americans who use it. And it should be presented in a manner commonly called net neutrality.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession

Employers in the U.S. are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the late 1990s and the economy finally looks ready to expand at a healthy rate.

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Myrtle Beach Online

US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

Prices rose 0.3 percent in June following a 0.4 percent rise in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday.

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San Jose Mercury News

How to protect yourself from identity theft

It's an almost weekly occurrence: On Tuesday, Goodwill said its computer systems may have been hacked, leading to the possible theft of customers' credit and debit card information.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Social Software

The Modesto Bee

Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app

It's the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with the use of improving image-recognition technology.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail

Myrtle Beach Online

Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

Net income in the three months through June 30 fell 7 percent to $4.61 billion, or 55 cents per share, from $4.97 billion, or 59 cents per share, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

BBC News

Apple earnings up on iPhone sales

The company sold 35.2 million iPhones in the quarter, an increase of 13% from the same time in 2013.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Computers

The Modesto Bee

US airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

In this file photo made Jan. 21, 2010, a passenger walks past a Delta Airlines 747 aircraft in McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Mich.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Delta Galil Industries, Apparel

CBC News

McDonald's profit slips as U.S. customers turn away

McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Life, Food, Hamburger, Oak Brook, IL

The Washington Post

Stocks move higher; Comcast, Lockheed gain

Comcast rose 2 percent after reporting higher profits than investors were expecting.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Financial Markets

CBC News

Saudi Arabia opens stock market to foreigners in 2015

The Cabinet decision late Monday paves the way for foreign financial institutions to directly buy and sell stocks listed on Saudi Arabia's $530 billion Tadawul All Share Index starting sometime in the first half of 2015.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Myrtle Beach Online

Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

The steep loss contrasted sharply with the profit of 1.045 billion francs it posted in the April-June period a year ago.

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The Modesto Bee

Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide

In a May 30, 2014 file photo, Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr speaks with reporters after addressing the Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island, Mich.

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Related Topix: Mackinac Island, MI, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Russia's Severstal selling US plants for $2.3B

Word of a possible sale began to circulate earlier this year as the West threatened sanctions against Russia for its activity in the Ukraine, but Severstal has not among those companies targeted by those actions.

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Related Topix: Steel, Mining, Steel Dynamics, AK Steel Holding, Dearborn, MI

The Modesto Bee

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

Police said John Manwaring, 42, of Maitland, Florida, and a woman with him were charged with heroin possession.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Boston, MA

Myrtle Beach Online

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

Police said John Manwaring, 42, of Maitland, Florida, and a woman with him were charged with heroin possession.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Boston, MA

Myrtle Beach Online

Netflix tops 50M subscribers as 2Q earnings soar

The gains announced Monday include an additional 570,000 U.S. subscribers, slightly more than Netflix's management predicted.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA

The Washington Post

Park to update goat plan after fatal 2010 attack

In this July, 2008 file photo, one of some 300 mountain goats in Olympic National Park faces a photographer on the Switchback Trail after park officials first warned of aggressive goats in the Klahhane-Hurricane Ridge-Switchback Trail area near Port Angeles, Wash.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Hiking

The Washington Post

Speculators Cutting Bullish Oil Bets Miss Ukraine Rally: Energy

The downed jetliner in Ukraine and Israel's Gaza offensive blindsided speculators who had cut bullish crude bets on the assumption that risks to supply were diminishing.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Iraq, Cushing, OK

The Washington Post

U.K. Prosecutors Said Close to Opening Probe Into FX Rigging

U.K. prosecutors are preparing to open a criminal investigation into alleged manipulation of foreign-exchange benchmarks, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

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