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British, EU Leaders to Meet as Brexit Deadline Looms

British, EU Leaders to Meet as Brexit Deadline Looms

By Jill Lawless | Nov 21
British Prime Minister Theresa May told skeptical lawmakers on Wednesday that rejecting her divorce deal with the European Union would mean uncertainty and division.

Shoppers Spend Freely Heading Into the Holidays

Shoppers Spend Freely Heading Into the Holidays

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 21
Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street pause.

Turbulent Stock Market Spooks Some Older Workers, Retirees

Turbulent Stock Market Spooks Some Older Workers, Retirees

By Andrew Soergel | Nov 20
The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.

David's Bridal Files for Bankruptcy, But Your Order is Safe

David's Bridal Files for Bankruptcy, But Your Order is Safe

Nov 20
David's Bridal is filing for bankruptcy protection but there is no danger for customers who have ordered dresses because operations continuing as normal while the wedding and prom retailer restructures.

Best-Picture Oscars Up for Sale in Rare Auction

Best-Picture Oscars Up for Sale in Rare Auction

Nov 20
Auction house Profiles in History announced Monday that an Oscar awarded to "Mutiny on the Bounty" in 1936 and another given to "Gentleman's Agreement" in 1948 will go up for auction in Los Angeles starting Dec. 11.

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

By Amir Bibawy | Nov 19
Even though watches have been disappearing from people's wrists with the spread of mobile phones, luxury watches remain a popular status symbol. In fact, sales have slightly crept up in the last two years.

'Picasso' Found Under Tree in Romania Appears to Be Hoax

'Picasso' Found Under Tree in Romania Appears to Be Hoax

Nov 19
A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank.

Having 'The Talk' About College Costs with Your Teen

Having 'The Talk' About College Costs with Your Teen

By Kevin Voigt | Nov 18
Sometime after telling your kids about "the birds and the bees," but before you hand over the family car keys, financial advisers recommend having the talk with your teen about who is paying for college.

Papua New Guinea's Betel High Defies Control, Convention

Papua New Guinea's Betel High Defies Control, Convention

By Stephen Wright and Jim Gomez | Nov 18
Chewing betel nut has deep cultural roots in Papua New Guinea's tribal societies but in the capital has morphed into addiction and lucrative business. Medical experts says prolonged use causes oral cancer.

Audit Cites Flaws in Costly California Bullet Train Project

Audit Cites Flaws in Costly California Bullet Train Project

By Don Thompson | Nov 17
Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California's high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, state auditors said Thursday.

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