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Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters pulls offensive sweatshirt

After coming under fire on social media, Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a "vintage" Kent State sweatshirt that many found highly offensive.

The $129 sweatshirt has been removed from Urban Outfitters' website. But images of the…

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CoverGirl ad attacked by NFL protesters

Activists have hijacked a CoverGirl ad campaign intended for female NFL fans in order to protest the league's mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence controversy.

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GM approves 19 death claims

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

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Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn plunge

It was a sleepy day on Wall Street Monday ... unless you happened to be looking at some high profile tech stocks, especially shares of social media companies.

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Surge soda

From Coca Cola

Remember Surge soda? It's back

Calling all '90s kids: Surge is back.

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Apple

Apple sold 4M iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in first day

Apparently, a lot of people want the iPhone 6. Apple sold a record 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones on Friday, the first day that the new iGadgets were available for pre-order, the company said Monday.

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The Envelope Please initiative

From Marriott International

Marriott: Tip your housekeeper!

When you're staying at a hotel, tip your housekeeper!

That's the message from Marriott International. It is placing envelopes in more than 160,000 rooms in the United States and Canada to encourage tipping the people who clean guest rooms.

Marriott is…

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Microsoft

CNN

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is expanding its video game empire, buying the wildly popular Minecraft and the tiny production studio that designed it for $2.5 billion.

With Minecraft, Microsoft will be acquiring one of the most popular games ever. Minecraft has been…

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At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

That's more than the 13 deaths General Motors has said were tied to the problem,…

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