GM recalls another 718,000 U.S. vehicles

The six recalls are for varying reasons, but not for ignition switches.

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Three-day work week for all! Billionaire says

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One of the world’s richest men believes we should work only three days a week. Carlos Slim says it’s time for a “radical overhaul” of working lives.

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Woman’s $60.58 Starbucks drink breaks record

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A woman bought the world’s most expensive Starbucks drink ever Monday, ordering up a 60 shot Frappucino worth $60.58. 

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Flight delayed? You could be paid up to $1,000

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Since May, fliers who have purchased a new type of travel insurance have been getting paid — at times within hours — up to $1,000 for travel delays.

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Entire Italian village for sale on eBay

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If you ever wanted a little slice of Italy, here’s your chance. An entire alpine village is up for sale on eBay.

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Move over, Oprah! Beyonce is world’s most powerful celebrity

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There’s a reason why they call her Queen Bey.

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Roar? Harley-Davidson to unveil electric motorcycle

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Harley-Davidson is expected to unveil its first electric motorcycle next week.

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In the Money: Americans give record amount to charity

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Americans are giving more to charitable causes than ever before, especially to arts, education and groups focused on health, a new report shows.

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Starbucks to help baristas earn college degrees

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Starbucks is partnering with Arizona State University to offer college aid to 135,000 U.S. workers who work at least 20 hours a week.

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Gun violence spurs grim industry: Bulletproof items for kids

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Recent school shootings are drawing fresh attention to businesses that seek to protect children from violence.

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GM sacks more than a dozen workers after recall

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General Motors will announce that more than a dozen employees have been dismissed or are retiring because of faulty ignition switches blamed for 13 deaths.

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Seattle approves country's highest minimum wage of $15

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BREAKING: Apple to acquire Beats Electronics for $3 billion

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No mail at your door? Congress is thinking about it

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Millions of Americans would no longer get mail delivered to their door but would have to go to communal or curbside boxes instead under a proposal advancing through Congress.

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eBay warns customers to change passwords after attack

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The database contained encrypted passwords and was compromised in late February into March.

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