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Good but not great: US economy grows 2.3%

America's economy picked up some momentum this spring and summer, but it didn't wow.

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Etihad sued over 'injuries' from obese flier

Obesity is already a big issue in aviation, now a court case in Australia could make it even bigger.

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Gun silencer sales are soaring

Gun silencer sales are on fire. The number of registered silencers surged 38% from last year to 792,282 in February 2015, according to the most recent figures from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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List of top 10 consumer complaints released

Shady car dealers, shoddy home-repair jobs and credit card fees top the list of complaints people have about their interactions with businesses in 2014.

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Stick a fork in Whole Foods?

Whole Foods may be toast. Granted, it's toast made from pricey, gluten-free, organic honey oat bread. But toast nonetheless.

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New York minimum wage increase: Who really pays

New York's new $15 minimum wage for fast food workers applies to more than 100 brands doing business in the state. The only criteria: They must operate in at least 30 locations nationwide.

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Jack Lew warns Congress over debt ceiling

Congress has been fighting over the Iran trade deal, a highway bill and Puerto Rico's debt crisis.

On Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew sent legislative leaders a little reminder about another contentious item: the debt ceiling.

Lew's basic…

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Facebook is now the world's most-used tech product

Think Facebook is passé? Think again.

At the end of June, nearly 1.5 billion people used Facebook at least once a month, the company reported on Wednesday. That's more than any other technology product in the world, including Microsoft's ubiquitous…

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Samsung misjudged high demand for its smartphone

Oops! Samsung hasn't been making enough of their flagship Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones.

Samsung experienced "supply difficulties from higher-than-expected market demand for the Galaxy S6 Edge," the company said in a statement released alongside their…

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Fed: Prepare for likely interest rate hike in 6 weeks

America's first interest rate hike in almost a decade could come on September 17 when the Fed holds its next meeting.

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