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American Apparel files for bankruptcy protection

Embattled clothing company American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday.

The publicly traded company listed numerous creditors in its filing, with investment firm Standard General L.P. having the largest unsecured claim at…


DDOT, city of Detroit strike deal

The city of Detroit and the DDOT bus drivers’ union have struck a new deal.


Michigan gas prices increase 9 cents

AAA Michigan reports that for the third consecutive week, the statewide average weekly gas price has increased from the previous week. 


Best times to buy airline tickets for the Thanksgiving

For those traveling this Thanksgiving and want to save a little extra money, travel experts say you better act fast.



2.3 million Indians apply for 368 'peon' jobs

When the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh advertised 368 government jobs last month, something very strange happened: 2.3 million applications flooded in. These weren't spectacular, life-changing opportunities; most of the jobs were those of "peons"…


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Bernanke wanted Wall Street's worst in jail

Ben Bernanke wanted more Wall Street bankers in jail in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Bernanke advocated for Wall Street's bailout in 2008 during the financial crisis when he led the Federal Reserve.

He still thinks the bailout was the…


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Target will sell the Apple Watch

Target will soon start stocking the Apple Watch.

The retail chain will roll out the Apple Watch at its 1,800 U.S. stores over the next few weeks, and all locations are expected to get it by October 25.

Online orders at will start on…


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LinkedIn to pay $13 million for unwanted emails, lawyers...

LinkedIn agreed to pay $13 million to settle a lawsuit from members who complained that unwanted emails were sent out on their behalf.


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Brace for worst year on Wall Street since 2008

It's shaping up to be the crummiest year for U.S. stocks since the implosion of Lehman Brothers.


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The parents of the man who died in jail speak out

Monday at 11 p.m. - The Defenders Exclusive that launched an FBI investigation. A mother's message for county jail officials and a warning for other parents.


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