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Should we stay or should we go? Britain's place in 28-nation EU comes up as election topic
LONDON (AP) -- Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease....

As lawmakers decry income inequality, some of their waiters and cooks make under $11 an hour
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It's their life....

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders hail Warren Buffett while questioning some business choices
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent business moves....

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles second biggest opening day of all time
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings, topping the $80.8 million opening of the first "Avengers" in 2012, according to Disney estimates Saturday....

David Goldberg, tech exec married to Facebook COO and 'Lean In' author Sheryl Sandberg, dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday....

US safety agency rejects request to probe unwanted acceleration in Toyota Corollas
DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. safety regulators have rejected a Rhode Island man's request for an investigation into low-speed unintended acceleration problems with Toyota Corolla compact cars....

Allegiant Air wins court order barring strike by pilots as mediation continues
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A federal judge in Las Vegas has issued an order barring Allegiant Air pilots from going on strike while mediation is under way in their labor dispute....

More than 1 in 4 US renters must use at least half their family income to pay housing costs
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities....

Automakers report April US sales gains on growing demand for small, midsize SUVs
DETROIT (AP) -- In April of 2014, the compact Chevrolet Cruze outsold the Equinox midsize SUV by more than a thousand vehicles. A year later, the Equinox trounced the Cruze by nearly 8,000 in sales....

'TattooGate' emerges as annoyed users report problems with Apple Watch and wrist tattoos
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist....

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Allegiant Air wins court order barring strike by pilots as mediation continues

US safety agency rejects request to probe unwanted acceleration in Toyota Corollas

Warren Buffett praises 3G Capital's aggressive approach to cutting costs in acquisitions

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Automakers report April US sales gains on growing demand for small, midsize SUVs

More than 1 in 4 US renters must use at least half their family income to pay housing costs

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