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Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall

Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.

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Ford profit falls in 3Q on truck costs

Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.

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Buffett lost $2 billion, but there's good news

The bad news for Warren Buffett: Two of his firm's largest investments have lost the company $2.3 billion this week.

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FCC calls timeout on Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Those waiting for a Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger -- and possibly improved cable service in cities like New York City and Los Angeles -- are going to have to hold out a bit longer.

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Paul Allen pledges $100 million to fight Ebola

Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, has increased his commitment in the fight against Ebola to $100 million on Thursday.

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After 6 months of recall costs, GM making money again

General Motors is back making money again, after six months in which recall costs essentially wiped out its profit.

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Toys R Us puts 'Breaking' figures on 'sabbatical'

"Breaking Bad's" drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White will have to stop making the sale at Toys R Us.

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You can put up to $18,000 in your 401(k) next year

Super savers and rich people will be able to put even more money in their 401(k)s next year.

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