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Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email....

How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of email
Asana is a service created to minimize the need for workplace email by serving as a one-stop shop for assigning work, sharing ideas, posting important updates and tracking the progress of projects....

Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high
NEW YORK (AP) -- The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter....

OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Think you're in control? Think again....

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010....

Stocks end lower ahead of economic data
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market fell modestly on Tuesday as investors waited for a batch of big economic reports later this week....

5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics....

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million....

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks. President Barack Obama swiftly followed with an expansion of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy....

Argentina fights with debt holdouts; default nears
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina risks financial default unless it reaches an agreement with a group of holdout bondholders by Wednesday. Here are the issues at stake:...

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Argentina fights with debt holdouts; default nears

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