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Is organic chicken worth the price?

Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it.

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Retirees: Have you checked bank CD rates lately?

Getting low-risk yield has been one of the toughest challenges for retirees ever since the financial meltdown of 2008-2009. Interest rates are near zero, and many retirees are nervous about bonds out of fear that rates might jump.

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LVMH and eBay settle litigation over fake goods

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and eBay Inc have settled a long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit luxury goods on the U.S. company's online auction website.

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Estate planning for the young, rich and childless

For many single or childless individuals, the question of how to distribute their worldly wealth after they die is wide-open and complicated. A charity? Alma mater? Distant nieces and nephews? A cat?

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When airport clubs are worth the money

When you fly several times a month, as Gabriella Ribeiro Truman does, finding a comfortable place to wait for a flight and grab a snack can make traveling a lot more enjoyable.

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BLT costs harder to swallow with U.S. pig virus, drought

The cost to produce a BLT, America's favorite summer sandwich, hit a record high of $1.65 in May and will continue to take a bigger bite out of wallets in the coming months, given a pig virus that has ramped up bacon prices and drought-stricken salad crops in California.

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Google Employees Get the Best Perks Around as the Tech Giant Gives Back

Who wants to work in a place where benefits and perks are monumental and significant? If one is looking for such a job, one should look no further. Google, a company that is also known as “the perfect search engine,” is said to give its employees the most awesome and enviable perks available to date.

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President Barack Obama

Obamacare Sends More Patients to the ER

Following the execution of the Affordable Care Act took in January, hospitals in Norton has seen a surge of emergency room patients. There are more patients now crowding for immediate care accounting to around 100 or more people per month.

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Alibaba buys half of Chinese soccer club for $192 million

In a speedy deal hatched over a few drinks, China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba is buying half of the country's most successful soccer club Guangzhou Evergrande for $192 million.

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ACG Orange County Recognizes Top OC Companies at 19th Annual Awards Gala

The Association for Corporate Growth Orange County chapter ("ACG-OC") bestowed coveted awards celebrating growth, innovation and corporate responsibility to Orange County's finest companies Thursday night at the sold out Annual Awards Gala held at the Island Hotel.

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For the first time, New York dislodges London as world's top financial center

London is not anymore the top financial center in the world. According to the Global Financial Centres Index, that title now belongs to New York, Bloomberg reported.

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Leonardo DiCaprio purchases Palm Springs estate for $5.23M

Leonardo DiCaprio has bought a Palm Springs estate once owned by singer Dinah Shore and designed by architect Donald Wexler for $5,23 million, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Jewish boy

Personal testimony validates biblical truth more than prophesy goes viral

How can we help people believe that the Bible is true? The answer may be surprising to many. It is not by scientific, archaeological, or historical evidences, important though these may be in their proper place. It is not even by fulfilled prophecy! It is by sharing with others-based on our own knowledge of Scripture-the matchless character of the God who ultimately wrote the Bible.

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Financial advice for the end of the world

Investors have no shortage of things to fret about these days. An aggressive stock slump, emerging markets in turmoil, an agonizingly slow jobs recovery.

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Asian messaging startups like KakaoTalk, LINE, WeChat challenge mobile giants

Asian chat services KakaoTalk, LINE and WeChat threaten to overturn the mobile order of things, usurping the role of Google Inc, Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and telecoms carriers as gatekeeper to the consumer.

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