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Baltimore mayor lifts curfew after days of tension

Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.<p>A jubilant crowd of several hundred prayed and sang civil-rights anthems at a City Hall rally. Sunday's peaceful …

Why Apple Watch has issues with tattoos

Tattoo ink is one of several issues that Apple has acknowledged with the Apple Watch.<p>Though Apple has not yet responded to a query from FoxNews.com about anecdotal evidence that tattoo ink can interfere with the ability of the watch’s sensor to get notifications and read your heart rate, there is …

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Finally! Saudi Arabia opening stock market to foreigners on June 15

Saudi Arabia will welcome Wall Street soon.<p>The oil-rich nation is opening its stock market -- the largest in the Middle East -- to foreign investors on June 15, the government announced Thursday.<p>The Saudi market -- worth an estimated $530 billion -- is more than double the size of the Tel Aviv …

Apple expects Apple Watch to sell out Friday

Apple expects to sell out of its new Apple Watch when pre-orders for the smartwatch begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday on the West Coast.<p>"We expect that strong customer demand will exceed our supply at launch," Angela Ahrendts, Apple (AAPL) senior vice president of Retail and Online Stores, said in a …

Kentucky's loss sends NCAA ticket prices tanking

Kentucky's big upset on Saturday did more than bust the brackets of basketball fans across the country. It also made the price of tickets to tonight's final game a whole lot cheaper.<p>After the Kentucky Wildcats lost to the Wisconsin Badgers Saturday night, the cheapest seat to tonight's NCAA …

Craft beer boom has brewers scrambling for hops

There's no beer without hops, and with prices for the critical ingredient rising, craft brewers are paying attention.<p>Hops need to be planted at least …

Bookstore struggling with minimum wage hike gets a lifeline

Alan Beatts was set to close his bookstore this year, in the wake of San Francisco's plan to hike the city'sminimum wage to $15.<p>But Borderlands Books is getting a lifeline from customers -- one that will keep it open for at least another year.<p>Beatts began offering $100 membership subscriptions last …

Recreational pot: $53 million in tax revenue to Colorado

It's been a year since Colorado became the first state in the nation to allow people to sell and buy pot legally in January 2014.<p>And the state took in $53 million in tax revenue as a result.<p>Colorado made pot legal for everyone, not just medical patients, but it also slapped a 28% tax rate on …

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London's homes are worth as much as Brazil's economy

The real estate boom has added $1.5 trillion to the value of British homes over the past five years and left London residential property worth as much as Brazil's economy.<p>Research by estate agents Savills shows U.K. houses and apartments were worth £5.75 trillion ($8.7 trillion) in 2014, an …

Save Money! Countries to Visit Now While the Dollar Is Strong

Mark your calendars, America: this is your year to travel overseas. It hasn’t always been all about the Benjamins, but the United States’ economy has …