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AP Business Headlines
NEW YORK (AP) -- Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing....
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stocks were uneven Thursday as hopes in Europe for a Greek bailout were welcomed by some regional markets and a cheap yen kept the upswing in Tokyo shares going....
LONDON (AP) -- FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act - and fast - following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Chip maker Broadcom is in advanced talks to be bought by rival Avago Technologies in a deal worth more than $35 billion, the latest in a recent string of mergers in the semiconductor industry.
Samsung’s maneuvers to increase heir apparent Jay Y. Lee’s stake in Samsung Electronics illustrate issues that critics say continue to plague South Korea.
The morcellator surgical tool was found to spread uterine cancer, and the FBI is examining what the largest maker of it, Johnson & Johnson, knew about its hazards.
Lawsuits advancing in federal court in Alabama allege that the 37 independently owned Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers, which cover about a third of Americans, are functioning as an illegal cartel.
McDonald’s CEO said his turnaround plan will hinge on many small things, and the company plans to stop disclosing monthly sales figures beginning July 1.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
America slowed down this winter, but a pick up appears to be under way.
Several of FIFA's major corporate partners expressed concern about the Justice Department's charges
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Walmart settled with comedian Tracy Morgan over a crash that left him seriously injured. A Walmart truck rear-ended a limo bus Morgan was riding in on the New Jersey Turnpike nearly a year ago.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Some experts warned that the theft might be a prelude to more targeted schemes aimed at duping taxpayers into handing millions of dollars over to criminals.







A doctor confirmed that the F.B.I. has spoken to him about morcellators, power tools that can slice tissue into tiny pieces for easier removal, but could also scatter undetected cancer cells.







Cities and states facing ballooning obligations in public workers’ retirement plans are finding increasing appeal in an arbitrage play in the bond markets.







Android is the most popular operating system in the world by far, but it is under siege by low-end upstarts and fares poorly versus Apple’s iOS in ad revenue.







Analysts said Kors’s rapid expansion had led to brand fatigue among shoppers.







      
USA Today Business Headlines
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Now the oil giant is suffering another ding to its dominance
     
 
 
Jailed 'Washington Post' reporter Jason Rezaian has been shabbily treated by Iranian authorities.
     
 
 
Dangers included ex-con with no background check and failures in database controls.
     
 
 
      
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