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Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

The chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piech, has resigned.

The German car maker said Saturday that Piech had resigned because an environment of trust "no longer exists" within the company's board.

Volkswagen has been dealing with a period of turmoil…

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Starbucks free drinks over: Computer glitch fixed

Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada were back up and running after being hit by a computer glitch Friday.

Some stores had responded by giving away free drinks until the system was fixed.

"The point of sale register outage has been resolved,"…

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GM's Mary Barra makes way more than last guy in the job

GM is turning gender pay inequality on its head.

Mary Barra, first female CEO of GM, got paid $16.2 million for 2014, which is 78% more than her male predecessor Dan Akerson.

Akerson's pay had been limited by the fact that GM executive pay was…

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No-fault insurance changes on fast track

Major changes to Michigan's no-fault insurance law are being fast tracked through Lansing. That means an ad war is about to heat up.

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'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards...

Avengers assemble! That's the rallying cry that movie theaters are hearing around the world this week as the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts in many markets internationally.

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Airlines saved $3.4 billion. You saved 66 cents

Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation's airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.

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Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time...

It's over. Comcast formally withdrew from its pending $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable on Friday morning -- after the companies failed to convince regulators the deal would be good for consumers.

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Jeni's Ice Cream recalls frozen treats for listeria risk

A second ice cream company is recalling all of its frozen treats because of listeria concerns and this one is sold in metro Detroit.

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Amazon lifts curtain on secretive $5 billion cloud business

Amazon is back to its big spending, big revenue, money losing ways.

The online retail giant reported a loss Thursday for the first three months of the year, after briefly jumping into the black during the holiday shopping season. Yet sales soared…

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