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US Group: Put Alibaba Site Back on "Notorious" Fakes List

Oct 6
A clothing and shoe industry group is calling for the U.S. government to put Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Taobao site back on its list of "Notorious Markets" for counterfeit goods.

For VW, Costs of Scandal Will Be Piling Up

By David McHugh and Pan Pylas | Oct 6
For Volkswagen, the cost of its cheating on emissions tests in the U.S. is likely to run into the tens of billions of dollars and prematurely end its long-sought status as the world's biggest carmaker.

Workers Attack Air France Managers, Forcing Them to Flee

By Lori Hinnant | Oct 5
Union activists protesting proposed layoffs at Air France stormed the headquarters during a meeting about the job cuts Monday, zeroing in on two managers who had their shirts torn from their bodies.

VW Evasion Likely Led to Dozens of Deaths

By Seth Borenstein | Oct 5
Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.

Chick-fil-A Opening NYC Outpost in National Push

By Candice Choi | Oct 2
Chick-fil-A is opening an outpost in New York City on Saturday, marking a high-profile milestone in its push to become a bigger national player.

Major Companies Form Group to Push for LGBT Rights Globally

By Ken Sweet | Sep 29
A group of major global companies, including Google Inc., AT&T and Coca-Cola, are joining a coalition to push for gay rights in the workplace beyond the U.S. and Western Europe.

President of Online Buddies Announces Retirement

By EDGE | Sep 29
Online Buddies, parent company of the world's leading gay dating site,, announced that founding partner Larry Basile has retired as President.

Multiple Factors Cause High Prescription Drug Prices in US

By Linda A. Johnson | Sep 26
Sticker-shocked patients increasingly wonder why prices for prescription drugs continue to rise in the U.S.

Scandal-Plagued Volkswagen Names New CEO

Sep 26
Mathias Muller is now the new CEO of Volkswagen.

Whole Fruit Beats Juice, Doctors Say

Sep 24
To help get kids to eat more fruit, a new study looks at what kinds they like best.

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