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Twitter Cuts Staff, Kills Off Vine App Amid Pressure to Grow

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 27
Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide.

Watch: Secret Deodorant Tackles 'Bathroom Bills' in Stunning New Ad

A new ad from Secret deodorant is going viral this week thanks to its stunning take down of controversial "bathroom bills" that have been popping up around the country, like in North Carolina.

Ryan Urges Pentagon to Suspend Collection of Guard Bonuses

FINANCE | By Matthew Daly | Oct 27
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday called for the Pentagon to immediately suspend efforts to recover enlistment bonuses paid to thousands of soldiers in California.

Decision in McDonald's Payroll Card Suit is Upheld on Appeal

An appeals court has upheld a judge's decision that the owners of 16 McDonald's restaurants in Pennsylvania violated state law by paying hourly employees strictly with fee-laden debit cards.

Watch: Hallmark Debuts New Christmas Ad Featuring Gay Couple

The thought of a Christmas ad in October may upset you, but Hallmark's new holiday commercial will likely leave you smiling as it features a very adorable gay couple.

Florida Citrus Industry Under Attack from Disease

FINANCE | Oct 27
Florida's nearly $11 billion citrus industry faces a growing danger from disease. A tree-killing bacteria is wiping out the state's famous orange groves.

Target Plays Up Value for the Holiday Season

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 26
From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that it's the place for deals.

Report: Gunmen Still Control Metals Mined for Modern Gadgets

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Oct 26
Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo. Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the African region in their products.

For Some Low-Income Workers, Retirement is Only a Dream

FINANCE | By Maria Ines Zamudio | Oct 26
Studies have found that about one-third of low wage workers say they'll never be able to afford retirement. The problem is particularly acute among minority women.

'Give Us the Bowl Back,' North Carolina Demands From PayPal

North Carolina has struck back at PayPal for canceling a planned expansion in the state to protest a law limiting protections for LGBT people.

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