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Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
SEATTLE (AP) -- Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before....

How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'
NEW YORK (AP) -- He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy....

Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his criticism of the company's CEO....

Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday....

Bill under debate would limit farm antibiotics in Oregon
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- For decades, farmers have routinely fed antibiotics to livestock to fatten up the animals and protect them from illnesses amplified by confined conditions....

Winners and losers of the demise of the big Comcast deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging....

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback
NEW YORK (AP) -- What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV....

Eurozone express hopes that Greek criticism will bear fruit
RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- Greece's European creditors sought to douse talk that they are making plans for a potential Greek exit from the euro and expressed hope Saturday that recent criticism may prompt the country to push ahead with an economic reform plan needed to unlock rescue loans....

With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep sellers and growers legit....

Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns
NEW YORK (AP) -- PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda....

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