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Invest in the Company or Retirement? More Owners Opt to Save

U.S. Leagues Cashing In On Sports Betting They Once Fought

By Joyce M. Rosenberg |
Saving for retirement hasn't been a priority for many small business owners over the years. They've hoped to build their businesses, sell at a huge profit and have a comf...

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A Look at Where Companies Stand on Marijuana Business

A Look at Where Companies Stand on Marijuana Business

Dec 9
When Canada legalized recreational marijuana in October, it emerged as the world leader in the industry — and U.S. companies are scrambling to get in on the action.

It May Be Time to Stop Itemizing Your Taxes

It May Be Time to Stop Itemizing Your Taxes

By Tina Orem | Dec 9
Around this time of year, many taxpayers begin the annual ritual of pondering The Big Question: Do I take the standard deduction or spend time hunting for receipts and filling out extra forms to itemize?

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Trade Claims, Paris Protesters' Chant

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Trade Claims, Paris Protesters' Chant

By Hope Yen and Christopher Rugaber | Dec 9
Eager for a historic trade agreement, President Donald Trump is claiming done deals with China that aren't measuring up to the hype.

Democratic 2020 Campaign Revving Up Quickly

Democratic 2020 Campaign Revving Up Quickly

By Steve Peoples, Bill Barrow, and Will Weissert | Dec 9
The first major presidential campaign announcements could come before year's end, and the first primary debate could happen as early as May, a full three months before the premiere debate of the 2016 cycle.

Russian Rappers, Other Artists Targeted in Crackdown

Russian Rappers, Other Artists Targeted in Crackdown

By Francesca Ebel | Dec 9
When the Russian "dark rave" duo Nastya Kreslina and Nikolay Kostylev stepped off the train for their gig in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, the police were waiting on the frozen platform.

Income and Compatibility are Strongly Linked, Study Finds

Income and Compatibility are Strongly Linked, Study Finds

By Tyler Schmall, SWNS Digital | Dec 9
Before getting serious with a new partner, you may want to check their paystubs. According to new research, relationships are incompatible if there's a $36,000 disparity in salary.

Hungarian Unions Protest Plan to Relax Labor 'Slave Law'

Hungarian Unions Protest Plan to Relax Labor 'Slave Law'

By Pablo Gorondi | Dec 8
Union leaders said that what they call the "slave law" proposals reflect the intention of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to boost companies' profits at workers' expense.

Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet on Marijuana

Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet on Marijuana

Dec 8
One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $1.8 billion buy-in.

2 Deadly Shootings Send A Chill Through Black Gun Owners

2 Deadly Shootings Send A Chill Through Black Gun Owners

By Jesse J. Holland | Dec 8
Gun-rights advocates like to say, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun." Some black gun owners, though, are not so sure it's a wise idea for them to try to be the good guy and pull out a weapon in public.

Dem Leader: Infrastructure Bills Must Tackle Climate Change

Dem Leader: Infrastructure Bills Must Tackle Climate Change

By Kevin Freking and Matthew Daly | Dec 8
Democratic leaders in Congress demanded Friday that major legislation on roads, bridges and other infrastructure include efforts to curb global warming, complicating prospects for a deal with President Donald Trump.

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