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U.S.: 4 companies, 5 people broke Iran sanctions

Four companies and five people have been charged with violating U.S. sanctions on Iran just as American officials are working to use sanctions to persuade Iran to renounce any ambition to develop nuclear arms.

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Mall mogul A. Alfred Taubman passes away at 91

Mall mogul Adolph Alfred Taubman passed away Friday evening in Bloomfield Hills at the age of 91.

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America's highest paid CEO earns $285 million

Apparently GoPro's "extreme" culture even applies to how much money it pays its founder and CEO.

Nick Woodman, the surfer turned billionaire, is about to become the highest paid executive in America.

The 39-year-old GoPro CEO was awarded a package…

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Dow tumbles 279 points as stocks nosedive globally

Investors probably wish the weekend had started early. Stock markets around the world are ugly Friday.

The Dow tumbled nearly 280 points. The tech-heavy Nasdaq finished the day down 1.5%. You know it's bad when the best performing sector in the S&P…

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Verizon FIOS to let you pick, choose cable channels

Verizon FIOS will start letting customers opt in -- and out -- of the cable channels they get as part of their pay television service -- the first move by a major provider toward a la carte service.

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Report: Comcast, Time Warner Cable merger in doubt

A Bloomberg report on Friday cast new doubts on Comcast's long-gestating bid to buy Time Warner Cable.

The news wire, citing anonymous sources, reported that "staff attorneys at the Justice Department's antitrust division are nearing a…

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No more credit checks for NYC job seekers

Job seekers in New York City can now rest assured that their credit history won't impact their employment prospects.

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S'Mores Frappuccino coming to Starbucks

Combine the innocence of a childhood treat with the marketing genius of Starbucks and you get the S'Mores Frappuccino.

The specialty drink will hit stores on April 28. Bottles of the specialty flavor have been for sale in some grocery stores since…

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Here's the only pot stock worth owning

The marijuana business is attracting a lot of interest from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists -- and consumers -- in states where pot is legal for recreational and/or medicinal use.

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Personal Finance

Control work email to regain control of your life

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Are you feeling the stress of work, even when you're at home? Find out how reading work emails at home has consequences for your health.

5 financial mistakes people make

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Why are some people in such bad financial shape? Here are five stupid money mistakes that people make in today's society.

Which house fixes are worth it to lure buyers?

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Before you invest a lot of money in updating your home, find out which fixes are worth it to lure in potential buyers.

Going green can save you money

Some people want to make a difference, but don't want to pay more. Sometimes, though, Earth-friendly can also be wallet-friendly.

What does it mean to file a tax extension?

Find out more about what it means to file an extension on your taxes.