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Mexican growers offer 15% in bid to settle Baja farm strike

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Export-oriented commercial farms in Mexico’s Baja California state say they have offered farm workers a 15-percent wage increase to end a two-week-old strike.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2015 9:03 p.m. | | Mexican growers offer 15% in bid to settle Baja farm strike Comments 0 Comments


McDonald’s to test all-day breakfast next month

NEW YORK (AP) — A McMuffin for dinner? It might happen, as McDonald’s plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting next month.

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Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes.

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Jay Z, Madonna, Minaj offer streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of Tidal, a streaming service being billed as the first artist-owned platform for music and video.

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Volvo Cars plans to open US plant

DETROIT (AP) — Volvo Cars is planning to build its first-ever U.S. assembly plant as part of a push to increase sales here.

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StubHub sues Ticketmaster

NEW YORK (AP) — StubHub is suing Ticketmaster and the Golden State Warriors, alleging it unfairly required fans looking to resell tickets to use Ticketmaster’s resale exchange.

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Tesla to unveil new product likely a battery

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors says it will reveal a new product next month, but it’s not a car.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2015 9:02 p.m. | | Tesla to unveil  new product likely a battery Comments 0 Comments


When corporations make mistakes

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a tempest in a coffee cup.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2015 11:21 p.m. | | When corporations make mistakes Comments 0 Comments


Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 sales spot

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 10:07 p.m. | | Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi  takes back No. 2 sales spot Comments 0 Comments


Bankruptcy hearing could decide fate of RadioShack

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A hearing on whether to approve the bankruptcy sale of assets of electronics retailer RadioShack opened Thursday with the company seeking court approval of the purported winning bid, and an attorney for a losing bidder describing the auction as a sham and asking a Delaware judge to reopen the sale process.

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‘American Idol’-like talent competition

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For anyone who’s ever dreamed of being on “American Idol” or “The Voice” as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true.

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New Samsung, HTC phones out April 10

NEW YORK (AP) — New phones from Samsung and HTC will be available in U.S. stores starting April 10.

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FACEBOOK’S MESSENGER

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next.

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House panel passes bill banning IRS from using private email

WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS workers would be prohibited from using private email to conduct official business under a bipartisan bill passed Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee.

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Posted: mar. 25, 2015 9:54 p.m. | | House panel passes  bill banning IRS from using private email   Comments 0 Comments

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