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  • This undated photo provided by General Motors shows the 2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring. Buick’s best selling vehicle, the Encore SUV, adds a new Sport Touring model for 2016 that comes with a higher-powered, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine putting out 153-horsepower. The newfound power makes the small Encore SUV, with its affordable pricing and premium amenities and styling, even more appealing to buyers. (Courtesy of General Motors via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    The hot-selling Buick Encore has a new, peppier model for 2016 that makes the affordably priced, easy to maneuver and surprisingly refined SUV even more appealing.

  • US defense secretary calls for faster technology development

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says a naval facility in Rhode Island is doing what the entire Defense Department should do: develop technology more quickly. Carter made the comments Wednesday about ...

  • MUMBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Indian authorities are expected to hold off before cutting or cancelling a 40 percent raw sugar import duty as a last resort to tackle surging domestic prices as the country shifts from net exporter to importer. Soaring domestic sugar prices in the world's second-biggest producer, where drought …

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    Dave Fano’s mantra is that buildings equal data. In every office building, there’s...

  • Oil ends session up; misses $50-target amid profit … Reuters - UK Focus - 4 minutes 27 seconds ago

    Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported a larger-than-expected drop in crude inventories, but profit-taking after the data kept prices below the $50 a barrel level that oil bulls had been hoping for. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude inventories fell 4.2 million …

  • [$$] Hewlett Packard and Microsoft: Why Focus Is In, … @ The Wall Street Journal - 4 minutes 33 seconds ago

    Downsizing at big tech companies is a cautionary tale that size doesn’t always win.

  • This is what disappointment looks like for the Pen … Business Insider - 4 minutes 38 seconds ago

    America's most expensive weapons system ever just hit another snag. The F-35 Lightning II...

  • TrueCar, Inc. projects total new vehicle sales, including fleet deliveries, will reach 1,569,538 units in May, down 4 percent from a year ago, restrained by one less weekend compared with the same month in 2015.

  • Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Wednesday said the Fed should raise U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . "In the near future, I'd advocate taking the step" of raising the Fed's benchmark policy rate, Kaplan said in Houston, adding that it's "very possible" the outcome of the U.K.'s so-called Brexit referendum …

  • Copper prices resumed their downside in May after remaining relatively strong in April. So far in May, the LME three-month copper contract has fallen 8.5%.

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