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T-Mobile paying at least $90M for unwanted services 


(AP) — T-Mobile US will pay at least $90 million, mostly in refunds, for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn't order, under a settlement with federal regulators.

Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

(AP) — The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn't complete.

Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones 


(AP) — Americans are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

US not fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack 


(AP) — The U.S. government isn't fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural catastrophe, lacks effective coordination, and in some cases is years away from ensuring adequate emergency shelter and medical treatment, congressional investigators have found.

Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucks 


(AP) — Chrysler is recalling about 288,000 older Ram pickup trucks in North America and elsewhere because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.

US agriculture has big appetite for Cuba trade

(AP) — U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of President Barack Obama's plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island.

Thai seafood company to buy Bumble Bee tuna firm

(AP) — Thai Union Frozen Products announced Friday it is acquiring Bumble Bee Seafoods, a major seller of canned tuna in the United States, for $1.5 billion.

Sony hack adds to security pressure on companies 


(AP) — Faced with rising cybercrime like the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, companies worldwide are under pressure to tighten security but are hampered by cost and, for some, reluctance to believe they are in danger.

Dow soars 400 points, led by rally in tech sector

(AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest day in three years, soaring more than 400 points as the stock market extended a rally into a second day.

IRS head says budget cuts could delay tax refunds

(AP) — IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says budget cuts just enacted by Congress could delay tax refunds next year.