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AP Business Headlines
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after a jump in average wages boosted Japan's market but Hong Kong's benchmark retreated on weak Chinese data and concerns over tensions with Beijing....
BEIJING (AP) -- An American business group warned Tuesday that foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and said investment might decline if conditions fail to improve....
NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers....
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Europe's economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do....
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections....
      
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Back to Work: Despite an improving U.S. economy, the retail industry—tied more closely to consumer spending than any other—is struggling.
The NYSE's new owners have launched a bruising, top-to-bottom renovation that includes shrinking the company and reshaping its culture.
French telecom company Iliad said it is in talks with several potential partners to file a new bid for control of U.S. operator T-Mobile US.
Beijing is pressing unpopular changes to Hong Kong's election laws that some say threaten to undermine the pillars that have made the city a commercial success at the doorstep of the world's second-biggest economy.
Apple said it is investigating reports that vulnerabilities in its iCloud service were exploited to hack the accounts of celebrities, leading to the publication of nude photos and videos.
      
CNNMoney Headlines
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Union organizers say that fast food workers will strike in more than 150 cities on Thursday. Workers want a $15 minimum wage and protection from retaliation by employers.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Public pension funds have major stakes in American companies moving overseas to cut their tax bills. But they are saying little about the strategy, which could hurt the nation’s tax base.






As they struggle to find new business to bolster sluggish earnings, banks consider the nation’s 25 million veterans and service members ideal customers.






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In California, more homeowners are experimenting with dyeing their lawns to keep them bright shades of green.
Labor organizers hope to recruit home health care aides to join in protests in 100 cities on Thursday.






      
USA Today Business Headlines
Passenger versions of small commercial vans fill gap left by today's giant "mini" vans.
     
 
 
Labor organizers are escalating their "Fight for $15" an hour campaign to unionize the industry's workers.
     
 
 
Apple has deals with MasterCard, Amex, Visa payment processors, Bloomberg News reports.
     
 
 
Chinese e-commerce giant's online and mobile businesses will be controlled by a 'variable interest entity.'
     
 
 
There are many occupations that pay six-figures but more than few employ less than 100,000 people combined.
     
 
 
      
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