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Tesla to unveil new product, likely a battery, next month

(AP) — Tesla Motors says it will reveal a new product next month, but it's not a car.

Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy 


A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.

Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency 


(AP) — Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday.

Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house

(AP) — Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes.

Volvo Cars plans to open its first US plant

(AP) — Volvo Cars is planning to build an assembly plant in the U.S.

Dunkin' Donuts eyes shift to all cage-free eggs globally

(AP) — Dunkin' Donuts is looking to transition to all cage-free eggs worldwide.

Late audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks

(AP) — Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file their financial statements on time and froze trading in their stocks, actions generally considered to be cause for concern.

Pentagon chief considers easing of enlistment standards

(AP) — Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs.

Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show' 


(AP) — Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.

Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery 


(AP) — The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators.