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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 10:28 AM EDT

Leading E-Cig Maker Juul to Sell Lower-Nicotine Pods

Leading E-Cig Maker Juul to Sell Lower-Nicotine Pods

Juul Labs is addressing one of the most common criticisms levied against the e-cigarette company: the amount of nicotine in its vaping liquids. The leading e-cig maker will soon introduce lower nicotine...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 09:44 AM EDT

US Inflation Reaches 2.9 Percent in June, Highest in 6 Years

US Inflation Reaches 2.9 Percent in June, Highest in 6 Years

Consumer prices rose in June from a year earlier at the fastest pace in more than six years, lifted by more expensive gas, car insurance, and higher rent. The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 04:57 AM EDT

A New Round of Proposed Trump Tariffs Would Hit US Consumers

A New Round of Proposed Trump Tariffs Would Hit US Consumers

Now consumers are in the cross-hairs. Americans could soon find themselves paying more for goods they might not have known were imported from China. It's a potential consequence of a new round of tariffs the...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 05:44 AM EDT

Papa John's Chairman Resigns After Admission of Racial Slur

Papa John's Chairman Resigns After Admission of Racial Slur

After admitting to using a racial slur in a May conference call, John Schnatter resigned Wednesday night from his position as Chairman of the Board of Papa John's, the company said in a press release. In a...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 09:38 PM EDT

Comcast Raises Bid for Sky to $34 Billion, Tops Fox's Offer

Comcast Raises Bid for Sky to $34 Billion, Tops Fox's Offer

Comcast Corp. on Wednesday raised its offer for Britain's Sky in a deal valuing the pay-TV group at $34 billion, topping a raised bid of $32.5 billion from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 08:18 PM EDT

How a Mother and Her Son Made Wine Condoms Into a Thing

How a Mother and Her Son Made Wine Condoms Into a Thing

When Laura Bartlett left her friend’s house one night in 2012, carrying an unfinished bottle of wine covered in plastic wrap and secured by a rubber band, she was less concerned with how pretty the hack...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 04:23 PM EDT

Papa John's Founder Used N-Word on Conference Call

Papa John's Founder Used N-Word on Conference Call

Papa John's founder John Schnatter admitted to using the N-word during a May conference call and apologized for the comments after Forbes magazine detailed the incident in an article Wednesday. “News...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 02:22 AM EDT

Pfizer to Lower Drug Prices Following Talk With Trump

Pfizer to Lower Drug Prices Following Talk With Trump

Following a discussion with President Donald Trump, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced Tuesday that it would roll back planned drug price increases for July, NBC News reported. The president said he met...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 04:00 PM EDT

American Airlines Says It's Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

American Airlines Says It's Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives. American said Tuesday that starting this month in its airport lounges it will serve...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 10:37 AM EDT

Texas Is CNBC's Top State for Business in America This Year

Texas Is CNBC's Top State for Business in America This Year

Riding the rising tide of energy prices — and the job growth that goes with it — Texas lands the top spot in CNBC's 2018 America’s Top States for Business rankings.

 

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