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Court: Employers can pay women less based on past salaries

A federal appeals court says an employer can justify salary discrepancies between men and women for the same work on the grounds that their wages were based on their previous salaries

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Texas Senate approves regulations for self-driving cars

The Texas Senate has approved safety standards for self-driving cars, hoping to better regulate technology that's already been tested on the streets of the state capital

2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partner's death
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2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partner's death

Thomas Francis Forkner Sr., who jumped from real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, has died a month after the death of his business partner who helped him establish the famous Southern diner chain

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA
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Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA

President Donald Trump creates an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers

United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies
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United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies

United Airlines moved to staunch criticism _ and any customer defections _ by reaching a settlement with David Dao, the passenger dragged off one of its planes two weeks ago and issuing new policies designed to prevent similar customer service failures

Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United
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Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United

The passenger who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to airline employees has settled with the airline for an undisclosed sum

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Feds: Tribe-owned online lenders collected on invalid debts

Federal regulators sued four online loan companies for duping consumers, saying they collected on debts they weren't legally owed

5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores
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5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores

Amazon's few physical stores seem experimental, with traditional bookstores that feature products you'd find at Best Buy and a convenience store devoid of cashiers

Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching
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Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching

President Donald Trump campaigned on an "America First" trade policy of bracing clarity: Renegotiate or abandon NAFTA and crack down on China's trade practices

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