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Ronald McDonald gets makeover, says he is ready for selfies
'Selfies I come!': The McDonald's mascot, who has ditched his yellow jumpsuit for some cargo pants, will soon have a presence on social media and tweet from the fast food giant's Twitter account using the hashtag #RonaldMcDonald.
Ronald McDonald Makeover: McDonald's Unveils Sleeker, Selfie-Taking ...  International Business Times
McDonald's gives Ronald McDonald a makeover, new social media presence  The Doings Western Springs
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UPDATE 4-GM posts lower profit after recall; core outlook on target
(Adds Breakingviews link). By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall. DETROIT, April 24 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Thursday that first-quarter profit tumbled 88 percent after a massive recall due to defective ignition switches, but results still topped ...
GM posts huge profit drop driven by ignition switch crisis  Fortune
Four Unanswered Questions From The GM Recall Crisis  Forbes
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Stocks mostly higher on earnings gains
Mixed earnings from a large number of U.S. companies had stocks moving between modest gains and losses Thursday, despite strong results from a handful of names including Apple and Caterpillar.
Midday Update: Stocks Regain Composure, Recouping Early Gains Lost to ...  NASDAQ
Wall Street up on Apple, Caterpillar; Ukraine weighs  Reuters India
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Zimmer to Buy Biomet for $13.4 Billion Adding Orthopedics
Zimmer Holdings Inc. (ZMH), a maker of artificial hips and knees, agreed to acquire rival Biomet Inc. for $13.4 billion to become the second-largest company in the rebounding market for treating muscle and orthopedic injuries.
UPDATE 3-Zimmer to buy Biomet for $13.35 bln in latest consolidation  Reuters
Zimmer Holdings to buy orthopedic firm Biomet for $13.35 billion  Los Angeles Times
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Durable-Goods Orders Rise 2.6% -- Update
WASHINGTON--U.S. companies stepped up equipment investment in March, providing a boost to the manufacturing sector and offering the latest sign the economy is emerging from a winter slump.
WRAPUP 2-Strong durable goods orders buoy US growth outlook  Reuters
Forex - USD/CAD remains rangebound after U.S. data  NASDAQ
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Verizon vows to avoid mass discounts as profit misses expectations
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said it will try to avoid following rivals into the practice of winning more customers through discounts, as the company's quarterly profit fell short of Wall Street expectations on Thursday.
Verizon profit misses Wall Street expectations  The Globe and Mail
Verizon Loses Contract Wireless Phone Customers for First Time as ...  Wall Street Journal
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Why Bangladesh's Rana Plaza survivors are back at work
As Yasmin Khatun lay in a hospital bed last April, she was overwhelmed with memories of being trapped under concrete slabs for 16 hours in the collapsed Rana Plaza garment factory.
A Year After Bangladesh's Deadly Factory Collapse, Western Companies ...  Newsweek
Report: A Year After Bangladesh Disaster, Retailers Fail To Address Biggest ...  Forbes
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ECB head says publishing minutes of bank decision without names would help ...
FRANKFURT, Germany - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank's rate-setting council should publish a written account of its deliberations - without names.
Dollar steady vs. euro after U.S. durables data, Draghi  NASDAQ
Here's a Checklist for Mario Draghi  Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Dunkin' Donuts Continues Multi-Store Development In California, Poses Threat ...
New franchise group Precision Hospitality and Development, which plans to develop 10 restaurants in South Orange County and the surrounding cities.
Dunkin' says bad weather hurt profit
Dunkin' Brands shares slip as results dinged by winter storms  Yahoo Finance (blog)
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'There is a sanctity to the mail and doing this could compromise it,' postal worker ...
The Lehigh Valley local of the American Postal Workers Union held a protest this morning outside a Staples store in Bethlehem Township, Pa.
Postal workers union to protest Staples program  Watertown Public Opinion
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