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How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government. Is that what happened in Egypt? Or… could it be called… something else? There may be more jobs out there, but too many people are looking for full time work, when all there is, is part time. The film "World War Z" offered $50 tickets for a sneak preview with perks. But Steven Spielberg and George Lucas see a night at the cinema becoming as expensive as a night on Broadway.

'Dead malls' get new life

Shopping malls around the country are dropping like flies. Roughly a third have trouble keeping the lights on.
Posted In: dead malls, Malls, shopping, shopping mall

Wall Street worried by strong jobs growth

The Labor Department's latest jobs report shows 195,000 jobs added to the economy, and unemployment steady at 7.6 percent.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap

In France, resistance to restaurants' ready-made meals

Lawmakers in France's lower house have voted to ban restaurants from passing off dishes cooked off-site as freshly prepared on the premises.
Posted In: France, Food, cooking, restaurants

Larry Ellison's unlikely partnership to win the America's Cup

The America's Cup, the world's most prestigious yacht race, kicks off this weekend. How billionaire Larry Ellison and a car mechanic helped to change the rules of the sport.
Posted In: america's cup, Larry Ellison

Who wants a part-time job?

There may be more jobs out there, but many people are looking for full-time work, when all there is, is part-time.
Posted In: Unemployment, Labor Department, Jobs, part-time jobs

'World War Z': When movie tickets cost $50

What’s behind the movie ticket price creep?
Posted In: hollywood, movies, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas

Coup or no coup is a billion dollar question

How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government.
Posted In: Egypt, coup, foreign aid, Arab Spring

'Baywatch' = California, 'Golden Girls' = Florida

A Reddit user maps out the most significant television shows set in each state.
Posted In: tv, television

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