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Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:38PM
While much of the country has relaxed rules on killing gray wolves, California will consider protecting the species after a lone wolf from Oregon raised hopes the animals would repopulate their historic habitat in the Golden State.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:18PM
Oil rose one penny Wednesday as worries about upheaval in Ukraine canceled out a huge increase in U.S. oil supplies.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:18PM
Cuba on Wednesday published the full language of a new law that seeks to make it more attractive for foreign investors to bring badly needed capital to the island, but provides less advantage for projects that are 100 percent foreign-financed.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:13PM
Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:13PM
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:08PM
After a nearly 20-year absence, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo is returning to the U.S. market.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:08PM
Thursday's high-level talks in Geneva on Ukraine come as the country's eastern regions are awash in turmoil and pro-Russian insurgents have seized police stations and government buildings in at least nine cities.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:03PM
President Jose Mujica says his wealth adds up to $322,883. Nearly a third of that is cash, kept in three bank accounts that Uruguay's leader didn't previously declare.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:48AM
A unit of Japanese drugmaker Astellas Pharma will pay the U.S. government $7.3 million to resolve claims it illegally marketed its antifungal drug Mycamine for children before that use was approved.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:28AM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:18AM
Former Sen. Herb Kohl has called a news conference to discuss the ownership of the Milwaukee Bucks and the team's future.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:08AM
Washington state added an estimated 6,700 jobs in March and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 6.3 percent, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:08AM
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year. The show opens to the public Friday.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 11:03AM
PSA Airlines, which operates regional flights for US Airways, says that its CEO and president will retire and be replaced by the president of US Airways Express.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:58AM
Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:23AM
Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:23AM
A jury Wednesday cleared former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick of all fraud charges related to a loans-for-shares scheme that preceded the bank's 2009 collapse.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 10:03AM
Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed. Here's a sampling of several free apps, noting some of their special features:
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:48AM
2014 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line with Sunroof, Sound and Navigation
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:38AM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the U.S. job market still needs help from the Fed and that the central bank must remain intent on adjusting its policy to respond to unforeseen challenges.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:33AM
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is looking into allegations of bribery within its operations in Jordan and Lebanon.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:23AM
Pressure was building Wednesday for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions, a day after the city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group to reduce payouts.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:23AM
Johnson Controls, which makes both automotive and building systems, said Wednesday that it's buying Air Distribution Technologies from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for about $1.6 billion.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 9:13AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $103.33 per barrel at 12 p.m. Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:58AM
Stocks are moving higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:48AM
The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:33AM
A look at minority business mentoring programs, called accelerators, in three metropolitan areas. All the programs aim to help already established companies owned by minorities win contracts with large companies and organizations. The goal is for them to expand and hire more workers, helping the local economy.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:18AM
Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn't have mentors to guide it.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 8:13AM
Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 7:58AM
Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 7:38AM
Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 7:13AM
CSX railroad expects to deliver modest profit growth this year, but the impact of the severe winter will linger into the second quarter.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:58AM
Stock indexes are opening higher after more U.S. companies reported solid earnings and some encouraging news about China's economy.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:58AM
Medical-device maker St. Jude Medical's first-quarter net income rose almost 12 percent, helped by higher sales of its implantable defibrillators and devices that treat a type of irregular heartbeat.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:33AM
The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero's welcome.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:28AM
Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:28AM
The children of musician Paul Weller won a privacy lawsuit Wednesday over paparazzi pictures published on a newspaper website.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:18AM
U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. Manufacturers produced more furniture, clothing, chemicals and aerospace products.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 5:43AM
U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 6:15AM
The Port of Tacoma is putting a key waterfront tract on the market as it moves to diversify its mix of Tideflats businesses and put vacant property back to productive uses. The 12-acre tract on the west side of the Hylebos Waterway at 2901 Taylor Way was once part of the site of an Arkema chemical plant that the port purchased in 2007. The plant had ceased production in 1997.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 5:38AM
France's new prime minister announced plans Wednesday to cut 21 billion euros ($29 billion) from state pensions, health care and the social safety net as a part of a 50 billion-euro effort to rein in the country's debt and deficit.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:48AM
Bank of America said Wednesday that it swung to a loss in the first quarter, hurt by $6 billion in legal charges.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 4:48AM
Russia's economy slowed sharply at the start of the year as the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin still enjoying high popularity ratings, the economic damage is not yet likely to soften his politics in the region, analysts say.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:58AM
The Treasury Department on Tuesday stopped short of declaring China a currency manipulator but raised concern anew about the need for the Asian powerhouse to let markets play a greater role in determining the value of its currency.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 3:38AM
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:38AM
Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 2:18AM
Britain's unemployment rate has fallen below 7 percent for the first time in five years, with earnings growth narrowly outstripping inflation for the first time since 2010.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:28AM
The price of oil approached $105 a barrel Wednesday as concerns grew over the crisis in Ukraine, which took military action against separatists in its east. Gains were temporarily tempered by slower Chinese growth.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:28AM
ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 1:28AM
Swiss bank Credit Suisse says its net profit fell 34 percent in the first quarter, more than expected, as bond-market woes hurt earnings at its investment banking business.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:05AM
For businessmen such as Adam Kubryk, who is on the road about 200 days a year, one of the perks of flying often and using the same airline regularly is getting upgraded from coach to business class when a seat is available.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:05AM
A resurgent U.S. housing market has created an unforeseen land shortage that could take the shine off an otherwise promising year for homebuilders.
Published April 16th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Tech review NEW YORK — Microsoft’s new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:33PM
The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that could accelerate the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, officials said Tuesday.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:13PM
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:53PM
Montreal's mayor sought to convince Manhattan business leaders Tuesday that his administration is moving past the corruption scandals that brought down his two predecessors and have become the "elephant in the room" when trying to lure investment to Canada's second largest city.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:03PM
Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 7:58PM
General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 7:18PM
China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 6:58PM
A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 4:33PM
A Hong Kong-based company has been granted a license for what would be a major new power project in Jamaica, the Caribbean island's energy minister announced Tuesday.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 4:23PM
The U.S. transportation secretary says indecision by Congress about how to pay for programs is again threatening to set back or shut down road and transit projects across the country. That could result in widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 4:13PM
Chevrolet's smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:53PM
The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:28PM
Harsh winter weather slowed CSX railroad and contributed to a 14 percent drop in first-quarter profit, even as freight volume grew modestly.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:09PM
SeaTac's Alaska Airlines is rolling out double frequent flier miles to keep its most frequent customers from defecting to Delta Air Lines on newly competitive routes in the West.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:08PM
Tributes honor Boston Marathon bomb victims on anniversary; cautious police blow up backpacks
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:08PM
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Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:53PM
Wheat futures rose sharply for a second straight day Tuesday amid cold temperatures in the U.S. and growing concerns that Ukraine's grain exports could be disrupted.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:38PM
Stocks notched modest gains Tuesday after a day of up-and-down trading as investors weighed encouraging earnings from Coca-Cola and Johnson & Johnson against a survey of U.S. homebuilders that showed the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:23PM
Hoops and series hits have handed CBS another winning week, the Nielsen ratings company said.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:08PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:58PM
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a new injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline plc for adults with Type 2 diabetes.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:53PM
Six years after saying they wanted to explore alternative sites to downtown St. Petersburg for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays still are in search of a location.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:43PM
Yahoo is prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:33PM
Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:33PM
As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:28PM
Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:28PM
Stocks managed to close with modest gains on Wall Street after a day of up-and-down trading.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:18PM
Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain legally in the U.S.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:08PM
Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state attorney general's office.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:03PM
Wholesale cash prices Tuesday:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:58PM
President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration laws while there's still a window for Congress to pass legislation.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:23PM
Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 years old.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:18PM
The price of oil fell Tuesday ahead of talks aimed at defusing tensions over Ukraine and the latest report on U.S. oil supplies.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:03PM
The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:58AM
The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, April. 7, to Sunday April 13:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:42AM
Gasoline prices are taking their annual springtime trip to the mountains this month with prices in the South Sound rising nearly 8 cents a gallon on average in the last week.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:38AM
App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 14, 2014:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:38AM
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 14, 2014:
Published April 15th, 2014 - 11:03AM
San Francisco lawmakers are considering making it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:58AM
On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:43AM
Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts thinks a move to the suburbs might be lucrative but says his team remains committed to refurbishing century-old Wrigley Field.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:33AM
A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 10:03AM
Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final phase of online sales.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:43AM
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:28AM
Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:18AM
Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches were sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final online sales phase on Tuesday.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:18AM
A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from reaching store shelves.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:13AM
Twitter says it has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the more than 500 million tweets its users share each day — to advertisers, academic institutions, politicians and other customers.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:13AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $103.75 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 9:08AM
U.S. stocks are moving lower in midday trading, giving up an early gain.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:43AM
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:28AM
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:28AM
The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 8:03AM
Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 7:13AM
U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market rose modestly in April but remained at low levels for the third straight month, constrained by tight credit for home buyers and a shortage of workers and available land.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 7:08AM
A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 6:53AM
Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as big-name U.S. companies turn in their latest financial results.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:58AM
The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:53AM
Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:43AM
Lower U.S. gasoline prices kept consumer inflation in check last month, helping to offset higher costs for food and clothing.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:28AM
Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members vowed Tuesday to continue whale hunts despite a world court ruling that ordered the country to halt its Antarctic whaling program.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:18AM
A turnaround in Johnson & Johnson's prescription medicine business fueled by new drugs, combined with reduced production and administration expenses, lifted first-quarter profit by 8 percent.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:18AM
German utility company RWE said Tuesday it has started sending natural gas to Ukraine, a move that could support the country if Russia acts on its threat to cut off supplies because of a massive debt for past deliveries.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:08AM
The Criterion Collection and Hulu have extended their deal to keep the video platform as the exclusive streaming home of Criterion's vast library of art house films.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 5:03AM
Coca-Cola, the world's biggest beverage maker, said Tuesday that the amount of soda it sold globally fell for first time in 15 years.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 4:43AM
Furniture leasing company Aaron's has agreed to buy online rent-to-own finance company Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 million in cash in a bid to turn around its business even as it cut its first-quarter outlook.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:53AM
China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:48AM
An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 3:33AM
Greece's borrowing costs in a short-term debt sale have tumbled, days after the country returned to the international bond markets.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:23AM
Investors signaled concern Tuesday at a change of leadership at the scandal-plagued Finmeccanica defense contractor as part of sweeping management changes announced by Italian Premier Matteo Renzi at four strategic state-backed firms.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 2:18AM
Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Yue Yuen, the world's largest maker of athletic footwear for brands such as Nike and Adidas, are striking in a dispute over benefits.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:38AM
The European Union's Parliament on Tuesday completed the biggest overhaul of the bloc's financial system since the introduction of the euro currency, passing laws to minimize the risk and cost posed by failing banks.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 1:18AM
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Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:33AM
The price of oil fell to near $103 a barrel Tuesday ahead of talks aimed at defusing tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:13AM
Food company Nestle SA says sales rose 4.2 percent in the first quarter compared with a year ago despite deflationary pressures in Europe.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:05AM
Most investors make a bad decision the minute they pick a mutual fund.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:05AM
WASHINGTON — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret. If you’re due a refund — and about three-fourths of filers get refunds — April 15 isn’t much of a deadline at all.
Published April 15th, 2014 - 12:05AM
NEW YORK — The number of Americans who say they’ve had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 8:08PM
About 4,500 calls failed to get through during a six-hour Washington state 911 outage last week, CenturyLink said Monday.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 4:18PM
Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in the South Pacific.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 4:18PM
FIFA says nearly 200,000 tickets will be available in the last online sales phase for the World Cup in Brazil.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 4:11PM
Some 2,500 clerical and passenger service employees at SeaTac's Alaska Airlines have approved a new 5-year union contract.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 3:53PM
FIFA says nearly 200,000 tickets will be available in the last online sales phase for the World Cup in Brazil.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 3:43PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills rising slightly and rates on six-month bills unchanged.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 3:28PM
A Japanese shipping line which built its substantial business carrying cars made in Japan to the United States is adjusting its business to reflect new business realities: Mexico is expected to surpass Japan this year as a source of imported autos.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 3:23PM
The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 3:13PM
Relativity Media, a film financier and movie distributor, was rebuffed in a last-minute bid for Maker Studios, the YouTube video creator that agreed to be bought by The Walt Disney Co. last month.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 3:08PM
Amid Russian provocations, Obama faces test of willingness to follow through on tough warnings
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:53PM
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Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:53PM
A federal appeals court has overturned a disclosure requirement that public companies must post information about their use of minerals from Congo, where militias linked to atrocities have profited from mining minerals used in electronics, jewelry and other goods.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:38PM
Canada is suspending $20 million in funding to the Commonwealth while the chair of the secretariat is occupied by Sri Lanka because of human rights concerns.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:38PM
A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:23PM
Stocks rose Monday, recovering some of the ground they lost last week, as investors drew encouragement from solid earnings from Citigroup and a sharp gain in retail sales last month.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:18PM
The Pacers' biggest win so far this season came Monday — off the court.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:13PM
Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state from one of the nation's lowest rates to among the highest.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:03PM
The Affordable Care Act’s insurance coverage provisions will be less costly to the federal budget than first projected and premiums for a key health plan are expected to rise by about 6 percent a year, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:03PM
Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.
Published April 14th, 2014 - 2:03PM
A group seeking a $15 an hour minimum wage filed paperwork Monday for a voter measure that would amend the Seattle charter, a move aiming to increase pressure on Mayor Ed Murray and the City Council to pass an increase without exemptions or delays.
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