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Vegemite Goes Home: Oreo Maker Sells to Australia's Bega

By Rod McGuirk | Jan 19
Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker of Oreos.

As Robots Take Jobs, Europeans Mull Free Money for All

By John Leicester | Jan 18
The radical notion that governments should hand out free money to everyone - rich and poor, those who work and those who don't - is slowly but surely gaining ground in Europe.

Hyundai Highlights U.S. Spending Plan Before Trump Inaugurated

By YouKyung Lee | Jan 18
Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and is considering building a new U.S. factory.

Retail Group Launches Training for Entry-Level Job Seekers

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 17
Trying to stem high turnover in store jobs, nonprofit groups and chains such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot and the Home Shopping Network are launching a program to help people develop the skills to land entry-level jobs and advance in a retail career.

Watchdog Probe to Bring New Scrutiny for FBI's Comey

By Ken Thomas and Eric Tucker | Jan 17
FBI Director James Comey, already under fierce public scrutiny for his handling of the election-year probe of Hillary Clinton, faces a new internal investigation.

Amazon Plans to Hire 100,000 Over the Next 18 Months

By Mae Anderson | Jan 16
Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans.

More Pay, Greater Confidence Lifts U.S. Retail Sales 0.6 pct.

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jan 16
Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid increase in pay.

Who are the 8 Richest People? All Men, Mostly Americans

Jan 16
The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity.

An American Fault Line: High School-Only Grads Left Behind

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jan 15
Americans with no more than a high school diploma have fallen so far behind college graduates in their economic lives that the earnings gap between college grads and everyone else has reached its widest point on record.

Microsoft Workers Say Reviewing Graphic Content Caused PTSD

Jan 15
Two former Microsoft workers are claiming their work reviewing abuse, child pornography and other graphic material flagged for removal caused them post-traumatic stress disorder.

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