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Hyundai-Kia to pay US $100M for overstating mpg

(AP) — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a $100 million civil penalty to end a two-year investigation into overstated gas mileage figures on window stickers on 1.2 million vehicles.

Red Lobster goes back into its shell 


(AP) — It turns out people go to Red Lobster for the seafood.

Mystery drones fly over French nuclear sites 


(AP) — French security officials are investigating a spate of mysterious and illegal flights by drone aircraft over more than a dozen nuclear power stations in France, raising security concerns in a country that largely lives off atomic energy.

Carnival Corporation rolls out faster Internet 


(AP) — Carnival Corporation announced Monday it will offer a long-range, broadband wireless Internet network on all of its 101 ships across nine cruise line brands.

US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

(AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes are back at record highs after a turbulent month.

Judge suggests it's OK for Redskins to sue Indians 


(AP) — A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise.

Budweiser owner InBev profits up 5.5 percent in Q3

(AP) — Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, the world's largest beer maker, has reported a 5.5-percent increase in earnings for the third quarter, as higher selling prices more than made up for volume declines in Europe and Asia.

APNewsBreak: Medicare bought meds for dead people 


(AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead.

Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping 


(AP) — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

US consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year high 


(AP) — U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.