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How fast food chains target black kids

WASHINGTON — It’s hard to blame people for craving fast food when they are inundated with advertising from such a young age. But what’s disturbing is just how far fast food companies will go to target kids from groups already more likely to suffer from obesity — including the poor, rural Americans and black Americans.

Global banks fined for rigging market

LONDON — Traders with nicknames such as the “Three Musketeers” and the “A-Team” plotted via Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then congratulating themselves for their brilliance — regulators said last week, as they fined five banks $3.4 billion.