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Something’s Gone Wrong At Starbucks, According To Baristas

Karen Bleier / AFP / Getty Images Have you experienced crazy-long lines at Starbucks lately? If so, some of the company's staff say there's a reason for the longer waits: the coffee chain has been cutting back on worker hours, leading to declining service in stores. As a money-making business, …

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Tens Of Thousands Of People Can Cancel Their Student Loans, But Don’t Know It

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images When Rina Orlando was told last month that the Department of Education would forgive her tens of thousands of dollars of student loans, racked up at a disgraced for-profit college that has been found guilty of fraud, her first response was to think she was …

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Starbucks Is Now Letting Baristas Wear Fedoras

?smail ?iydem / Getty Images After Starbucks employees recently complained about declining morale at cafes due to reduced hours, the company brought forward a 2017 pay raise to this October and offered new healthcare and stock benefits. But when old-economy traditions like pay and healthcare fail to boost morale, companies …

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Markets Settle As The Great British Freakout Takes A Break

Matt Zeitlin / Via finance.google.com The U.K. may be headed for a recession next year, and the Federal Reserve has likely abandoned plans to raise interest rates this year due to the instability unleashed by the U.K. referendum vote. But financial markets across the world ended their two-day Brexit freakout, …

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Here’s How To Report Scammy Ads On Facebook

Facebook / Via facebook.com Facebook wants to know if you've been conned by an ad on its site. The social network just introduced a new feedback page for users to complain about disappointing purchases from sites they found through ads on Facebook and Instagram. While Facebook already fields complaints via …

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McDonald’s Is Going To Sell McGriddles, McMuffins, And Biscuits All Day

Nearly a year after launching a successful all-day breakfast menu that helped give domestic sales a much-needed boost, McDonald's is expanding its offering of morning sandwiches available day and night starting September. Vivien Killilea / Getty Images "With the new bigger All Day Breakfast menu, breakfast fans will be able …

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The Burrito Crisis Continues At Chipotle

Eric / Via Flickr: sirira2000 Chipotle is still struggling to recover from last year's food safety crisis, with sales in the three months from April to June down by 24% compared to the same period in 2015. The slump in sales at restaurants open at least 13 months still represented …

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