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Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

DETROIT (AP) — Newer cars aren’t supposed to burn oil, but Consumer Reports magazine found that some engines mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru force their owners to add a quart as often as once a month….

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US stocks open higher as hopes rise for late deal on Greece

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising broadly in early trading as investors hope for a last-minute deal on Greece’s debt woes….

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US home prices climbing steadily

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco….

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Pep Boys may be on the lot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The auto parts seller Pep Boys may be putting itself up for sale….

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Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise….

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Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil

DETROIT (AP) — Newer cars aren’t supposed to burn oil, but Consumer Reports magazine found that some engines mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru force their owners to add a quart as often as once a month….

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ConAgra to sell store-brand food business

NEW YORK (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand packaged food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmaker Ralcorp….

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US home prices climbing steadily amid stronger demand

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco….

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Blackstone selling security services firm for about $1.67B

NEW YORK (AP) — Investment firm Blackstone is selling the security services company AlliedBarton to French investment firm Wendel SE for about $1.67 billion…

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Willis Group joins with Towers Watson in $18B deal

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC will tie up with Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion….