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NEW YORK (AP) - A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant.
U.S. stocks rose sharply in early trading after a surprise interest rate cut in China and a hint of further stimulus for Europe from the head of that region's central bank.
NEW YORK (AP) - Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.
The Street: When misfit cars meet the end of their run, dealerships can't get them out the door quickly enough, and each year brings another deathwatch. Here are just five cars you won't be seeing again after we roll into 2015:
Couple has 170G mortgage at 3.5% with about 7 years left.
DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.
The Street: You can support small brewers and you can drink locally, but you can't always do both. A number of acquisitions in recent years have placed even brewers with deep U.S. microbrewing roots into the hands of foreign owners
The Street: Apple's value is now a staggering $676 billion, making it not only the world's biggest company but an economic force that dwarfs many countries' GDP. Here are ten things that Apple is worth more than. Some of them surprised us too.
Employees of an airport subcontractor staged a one-day strike at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday, but the picketing did not disrupt flights. Airlines reported normal operations, an airport spokesman said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks can keep climbing next year, tacking even more gains onto their phenomenal run of the last five-plus years. Just don't expect them to be as big -- or to come with as little heartburn -- as before.
HOUSTON (AP) - Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,929.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
NEW YORK (AP) - Dow Chemical Co. has agreed to add four new members to its board of directors after pressure from hedge fund activist Daniel Loeb's Third Point.
PARIS (AP) - HSBC says it has been placed under formal investigation in France over services it offered to clients required to pay taxes in France.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's government has submitted its 2015 budget to Parliament, predicting the economy will emerge from recession with growth of 2.9 percent next year.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's foreign minister says there should be no intervention in global energy production, even as the country's economy takes a hit from rapidly falling oil prices.
In rejecting SugarHouse Casino's "impassioned argument" that the Philadelphia area cannot bear another casino, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board relied partially on SugarHouse's own performance.

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