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Group alleges Walgreens pharmacy model breaks law

TALLAHASSEE — A union-backed advocacy group alleges in a complaint to the state’s Department of Health that Walgreens pharmacies in Florida are violating state law by allowing its pharmacists to sit at a table away from the actual pharm...
Published: 03/20/14

U.S. announces $1.2 billion Toyota settlement

WASHINGTON — The government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus ...
Published: 03/19/14

GM CEO apologizes for deaths tied to recalled cars

DETROIT – The top executive of General Motors apologized for deaths linked to the delayed recall of 1.6 million small cars, saying the company took too long to bring the cars in for repairs.
Published: 03/18/14
TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year sentence

TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year sentence

CHICAGO – A federal judge today sentenced TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau to 10 years in prison for bilking consumers via infomercials for his best-selling weight loss book.
Published: 03/17/14

Federal government ceding control of key Internet body

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. government is relinquishing its control of the Internet’s address system in a shift that may raise questions about the future direction of online innovation and communications.
Updated: 1 months ago

Quizno’s files for bankruptcy protection

DENVER – Denver-based Quiznos has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reduce its debt by more than $400 million after the chain lost ground to competitors.
Updated: 1 months ago
Target ignored early signs of data breach

Target ignored early signs of data breach

NEW YORK — Target Corp. has acknowledged its security software picked up on suspicious activity after a massive cyberattack was launched, but it decided not to take immediate action.
Updated: 1 months ago
Amazon hikes Prime membership to $99 per year

Amazon hikes Prime membership to $99 per year

NEW YORK – Amazon is betting that shoppers will pay $20 more for its popular Prime two-day free shipping and video streaming service of movies and TV shows.
Updated: 1 months ago
McDonald’s hit by lawsuits over worker pay

McDonald’s hit by lawsuits over worker pay

NEW YORK – McDonald’s workers in three states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.
Updated: 1 months ago
Men’s Wearhouse buying rival clothier Jos. A. Bank

Men’s Wearhouse buying rival clothier Jos. A. Bank

NEW YORK — Looks like the best suitor won.
Updated: 1 months ago