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  • USA Technologies, which manufactures credit card technology, tells Newsweek that its research shows that vending machines that take credit cards or debit cards get consumers to spend 75 percent more than they spend at machines that only take cash.

  • The woman who said she found a 1 1/2-inch chunk of finger in a bowl of chili at a California Wendy's – prompting still-unanswered questions about where the fingertip came from – said she would not sue the company because the whole case has caused her “emotional distress.”

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