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Published June 18th, 2015 - 3:07PM
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Published June 18th, 2015 - 3:07PM
Investigators sweeping a jail after breaking up a contraband smuggling ring uncovered an inmate's apparent escape plot using 64 neatly tied together bedsheets, enough for him to shimmy down 11 stories from his cellblock to the street, city officials said Thursday.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 3:02PM
Coach Ken Whisenhunt believes a Tennessee's revamped and younger roster makes the Titans an improved football team.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:57PM
Legendary receiver Andre Reed is once again looking to make his mark with the Buffalo Bills.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:37PM
Financial services firm State Street said it received notice that the Securities and Exchange Commission may accuse it of violating securities laws in its efforts to win business from public retirement plans.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:27PM
Little League is turning $4 million in new television revenue into more opportunities for local youth teams.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:22PM
On a quick trip to Tucson, I had a few hours to get a look at some classic desert scenery, but not enough time (or energy) for a big hike before catching a flight home. A friend suggested Sabino Canyon, 17 miles (27 kilometers) from downtown Tucson. It proved to be the perfect fast and easy way to sample Arizona's beauty without a lot of fuss.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 1:22PM
YouTube has started a video news service to showcase the most interesting clips recorded and posted by eyewitnesses at events unfolding around the world.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 1:22PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 1:22PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 1:17PM
Harriet Tubman? Eleanor Roosevelt? Rosa Parks?
Published June 18th, 2015 - 1:07PM
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson — and the current power structure he has set up — have cleared a crucial legal hurdle in a struggle for control of the NFL and NBA teams.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 1:02PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:37PM
Lyft, the ride-hailing service, will pay $300,000 to settle allegations that it violated New York laws.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:07PM
One Utah university is giving students glued to their cellphones a place to call their own: a designated lane for texting while walking.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:02PM
Harriet Tubman? Eleanor Roosevelt? Rosa Parks?
Published June 18th, 2015 - 11:27AM
A top Russian official has declined to say whether his country is going to lend money to Greece, ahead of a meeting between the Greek and Russian leaders on Friday.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 11:02AM
French daily Le Monde has used the 200th anniversary of Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo to warn those across the English Channel against a British exit from the European Union.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 10:57AM
Dez Bryant has indicated that he would be willing to miss regular-season games without a new long-term contract from the Dallas Cowboys.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 10:37AM
Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 243 people, including doctors, nurses and pharmacy owners accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announced Thursday.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 10:27AM
Vladimir Putin's long-time ally suggested Thursday that the Russian president could order an early vote to win a mandate for much-needed economic reforms, comments that sent shock waves through Russia's business and political elite.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 10:27AM
Sales of fitness trackers are climbing, and the biggest maker of the gadgets, Fitbit, made a splashy debut on the stock market Thursday. But will the devices really help you get healthier?
Published June 18th, 2015 - 10:22AM
California state officials released reports Thursday detailing six accidents that involved self-driving car prototypes, reversing a policy that shielded details of how the next-generation technology is performing during testing on public roads.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 10:17AM
The city of Dallas has asked a federal court to settle a long-running fight over which airlines can operate at its airport.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 9:42AM
Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow says the notion that poor password protection is to blame for a computer hack of his team's player database is "absolutely false."
Published June 18th, 2015 - 9:22AM
Nucor Corp. expects its second-quarter profit to fall sharply from a year ago, missing Wall Street expectations on continued pricing pressure because of imported steel and sluggish demand from energy markets.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 8:57AM
Six members of the Lucchese crime family, including a top New Jersey capo and a ruling boss in New York, have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an investigation of an international gambling enterprise, the New Jersey attorney general said Thursday.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 8:42AM
Lara Croft and Faith have some company.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 8:22AM
Comcast Cable Communications must identify an Internet-service subscriber who posted an anonymous message suggesting a political candidate molests children, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 8:02AM
The Obama administration is increasingly confident that China's government, not criminal hackers, was responsible for the extraordinary theft of personal information about as many as 14 million current and former federal employees and others, The Associated Press has learned. One sign: None of the data has been credibly offered for sale on underground markets popular among professional identity thieves.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 8:02AM
Julie Hamp, Toyota Motor Corp.'s new head of public relations, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of importing an illegal pain medicine into Japan, Tokyo police said.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:47AM
A former Rikers Island guard convicted of ignoring the pleas of a dying inmate dabbed tears from his eyes Thursday after he was handed a five-year prison term by a judge who said the sentence was intended to be a deterrent to others.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:42AM
An index designed to predict the future health of the economy posted a second straight strong increase in May, indicating the economy should gain strength in the second half of this year.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:42AM
Cuba says it's expanding Internet access by adding Wi-Fi capacity to dozens of state-run Internet centers and more than halving the cost that users pay for an hour online.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:37AM
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates eased this week after hitting their highest levels this year in the previous week.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:37AM
The Russian government on Thursday strongly condemned the freezing of Russian accounts in France and Belgium as part of an effort to enforce a $50 billion judgment for the destruction of the Yukos oil company.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:27AM
Manufacturing in the Federal Reserve's Philadelphia region expanded this month at the fastest pace since December, suggesting that an improving economy is boosting factory output.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:27AM
Asian shares pushed higher Friday following a rally in U.S. markets, but China's benchmark sank again on worries over the potential impact of a flurry of initial public offerings and moves by regulators to curb margin trading.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:22AM
Fitbit flexed some muscle Thursday and its shares rocketed almost 50 percent higher in the first day of trading for the fitness tracking gear maker.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:22AM
The humble house call is being put to the test to see if it can improve care and cut costs for some of Medicare's frailest patients — and new data suggests it can work.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:22AM
A French court has cleared 14 companies accused of bribing the Iraqi government under Saddam Hussein in exchange for contracts as part of the U.N. oil-for-food program.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 7:02AM
Vermont's first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms could cost the nation's grocers up to $10 million a day in fines, according to a letter from an industry organization that is suing the block the law.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 6:22AM
Pope Francis' plea to make the state of the environment a central moral issue of our age has been greeted with applause from climate activists and a wide range of church, science and government leaders, but dismissive shrugs from those who doubt climate change.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 6:22AM
German authorities say a billionaire businessman's son was kidnapped and held overnight before being released unharmed without payment of the millions of euros demanded.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 6:07AM
Consumer prices increased in May by the largest amount in more than two years, reflecting the biggest one-month jump in gas prices in nearly six years. But outside of energy, price pressures remained modest.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 5:57AM
The House dramatically rescued President Barack Obama's trade agenda from near oblivion Thursday, and supporters urged the Senate to finish the job and give him a signature achievement in his final years in office.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 5:27AM
Kroger's fiscal first-quarter profit rose, free of some pension-related charges that weighed it down last year.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 4:59AM
The European Union has opened a legal case against Germany over Berlin's plan for a highway car toll to raise money from foreign drivers.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 4:39AM
Credit ratings agency Moody's says it has raised its outlook for Spain's banks to positive, scrapping the negative rating it had held for seven years.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 4:24AM
Rite Aid's first-quarter earnings tumbled 55 percent, mainly on costs tied to a $2 billion acquisition, and the drugstore chain lowered its 2016 profit forecast.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:59AM
Europe's Airbus glided past Boeing to take top honors in their annual competition to sell commercial jets at the Paris Air Show. The U.S. plane maker, however, inked more deals for big-ticket wide-body planes.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:39AM
The White House waited roughly four weeks before telling the public that hackers had stolen the personal information of millions of people associated with the federal government, two people directly involved with the investigation tell The Associated Press.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:39AM
The eurozone's 19 leaders have been summoned to an emergency summit next week after talks about Greece's bailout ended in acrimony on Thursday, intensifying fears that the country was heading for bankruptcy and an exit from the euro.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:39AM
The Obama administration is increasingly confident that China's government, not criminal hackers, was responsible for the extraordinary theft of personal information about as many as 14 million current and former federal employees and others, The Associated Press has learned. One sign: None of the data has been credibly offered for sale on underground markets popular among professional identity thieves.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:24AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union should deal "seriously and conscientiously" with British demands for changes to the bloc, but is stressing that fundamental principles such as the free movement of workers aren't up for negotiation.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 2:14AM
Moscow will lift its embargo on European and U.S. foods only when the West scraps its sanctions against Russia, a top Russian official said Thursday.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 1:14AM
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Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:54AM
From the slopes of Mount Fuji to the temple streets of Kyoto, tourists are cramming Japan's prime sightseeing spots, puzzling their way through Tokyo subways, and splashing out cash on cosmetics, sushi and high-tech toilet seats.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:49AM
Jeb Bush's deep dive into corporate America, where he served on the boards or as an adviser to more than a dozen companies, could trigger complications for him if he wins the White House.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:44AM
The Obama administration is increasingly confident that China's government, not criminal hackers, was responsible for the extraordinary theft of personal information about as many as 14 million current and former federal employees and others, The Associated Press has learned. One sign: None of the data has been credibly offered for sale on underground markets popular among professional identity thieves.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:39AM
Critics have long predicted that President Barack Obama's policy to shift America's focus toward Asia is doomed. The legislative battle over his trade agenda could prove the acid test.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:39AM
U.S. stocks are opening higher, led by gains for the health care sector.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:34AM
Mother Nature isn't the only one getting blamed during the California's drought.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:24AM
The FBI assured Congress in an unusual, confidential briefing that its plane surveillance program is a by-the-books operation short on high-definition cameras — with some planes equipped with binoculars — and said only five times in five years has it tracked cellphones from the sky.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:19AM
The pilot of a solar-powered plane that made an unplanned stop in Japan says his aircraft is now ready to fly but must wait out unfavorable weather, perhaps for up to two months.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:19AM
The House defied a White House veto threat and voted Thursday to abolish a tax on medical device makers as a group of Democrats uncharacteristically joined Republicans in moving to kill part of President Barack Obama's health care law.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 12:04AM
The burger chain that put "supersize" into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald's says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 11:34PM
Technology company Softbank's Pepper robot is going on sale in Japan on Saturday, equipped with a "heart" designed to not only recognize human emotions but react with simulations of anger, joy and irritation.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:34PM
Australia's largest airline Qantas Airways on Thursday announced plans to expand flights within New Zealand in a significant shakeup of the market.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:24PM
China's Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., a provider of Internet security products and popular mobile browser, has received a $9.1 billion offer from a group led by its chief executive to buy out its public shareholders.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 9:14PM
The last time Greece was facing a hard deadline to secure a deal with its bailout creditors, in February, it agreed to one only when it feared a worst case scenario — a run on the country's banks.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 11:07AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday moved to eliminate trans fat from the U.S. food supply after determining that partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of artificial trans fat, are not safe for human consumption.
Published June 18th, 2015 - 11:07AM
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline would ship natural gas 554 miles from West Virginia, through rural Virginia to eastern North Carolina.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:39PM
Nelson Doubleday Jr., the publishing scion who bought the New York Mets and shepherded the team to a 1986 World Series title, has died. He was 81.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 7:24PM
Alexander Hamilton, who has been featured on the $10 bill since 1929, is making way for a woman.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 7:19PM
New Zealand's economy all but stalled in the first quarter as lower prices for milk and oil pushed down growth to 0.2 percent, according to figures released Thursday.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 4:44PM
After eight weeks of often dramatic and emotional testimony, prosecutors are wrapping up their case against Colorado theater gunman James Holmes.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 4:39PM
Fitness-tracking device maker Fitbit on Wednesday priced its initial public offering of stock at $20 per share, slightly more than anticipated.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 4:34PM
A woman who lost a high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm is liable for about a quarter of the roughly $1 million in legal costs the company is seeking, a judge said Wednesday in a tentative ruling.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:54PM
A program designed to promote ethanol and biodiesel fuels will be expanded to companies using plant-based plastic, rubber and fiber in manufacturing products such as bottles and packaging, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:44PM
Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Wednesday questioned whether the Chargers were serious about staying in San Diego as the strained relationship between the city and the NFL team hit a new low amid negotiations over a new stadium.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:39PM
James "Jimmy" Lee, the JPMorgan Chase banker who helped arrange some of the biggest corporate deals for companies including General Motors, News Corp. and Facebook, died Wednesday. He was 62 years old.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:14PM
When Chambers Bay first opened, one of promotional tags for the course was the opportunity to play, "Pure Links Golf."
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:14PM
Chargers coach Mike McCoy is focusing on the future and not All-Pro safety Eric Weddle.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:14PM
The growth of renewable energy outpaced that of fossil fuels in the electricity sector last year, with a record 135 gigawatts of capacity added from wind, solar, hydropower and other natural sources, a new study shows.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:14PM
Puerto Rico's governor confirmed Wednesday that his administration recently pursued a proposal to request that the U.S. Congress allow the island's heavily indebted government to declare bankruptcy amid an economic crisis.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:04PM
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Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:59PM
The co-founder of Brazil's second-largest airline has been absolved of charges that he ordered the attempted killing of his former son-in-law.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:39PM
Stocks closed higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at historic lows.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:39PM
A Delaware bankruptcy judge has tentatively approved the sale of Standard Register Co.'s assets to a company run by billionaire businessman Glen Taylor, owner of the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:39PM
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is participating in a clinical trial using stem cells as a possible treatment for strokes.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:34PM
Shares of Oracle are slumping aftermarket trading after the software maker's fourth-quarter results fell short of Wall Street estimates.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:14PM
A new company has been selected to take over hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities at Yosemite National Park under the national park system's most lucrative single contract for services, officials said Wednesday.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:04PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:04PM
A man arrested protesting at an Ohio Wal-Mart where police fatally shot a man last year has been convicted of trespassing after pleading no contest and is banned from Wal-Mart stores for two years.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 1:54PM
The University of Texas will start selling beer and wine to fans at home football games beginning this fall.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 1:39PM
English Premier League club Leicester fired three players on Wednesday over a video showing them in an apparent orgy with Thai sex workers, one of whom was racially abused.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:59PM
Grain futures were higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:54PM
Native American reservations could produce much more of the country's solar and wind energy, but the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs largely has hindered energy development on tribal lands, the investigative arm of Congress has found.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:44PM
Google's Nest Labs is releasing new versions of its surveillance-video camera and talking smoke detector as part of its attempt to turn homes into yet another thing that can be controlled and tracked over the Internet.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:39PM
A global airline association said Wednesday that it was scrapping its recommendation to reduce the size of carry-on bags for air travelers after an "intense" response in North America.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:39PM
The death of a 22-year-old man who hanged himself after spending three years as a teen jailed without trial should spur New Yorkers to push for bail reform, City Council members said at a hearing Wednesday.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:24PM
Greece and its creditors publicly blamed one another for an impasse in bailout talks Wednesday, on the eve of a eurozone finance ministers' meeting billed as key to their outcome.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:19PM
President Barack Obama has scheduled a White House meeting with pro-trade Democrats to discuss how to salvage his ability to complete trade negotiations with 11 Pacific Rim nations.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 12:04PM
A ruling in the case of a single Uber driver could have much broader implications for the popular ride-hailing service and for companies like it that rely on workers they see as independent contractors for on-demand services.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 11:44AM
The retailer Target is cutting another 140 jobs at its headquarters and eliminating 50 other unfilled jobs.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 11:39AM
Budget cuts to the IRS are hampering the agency's efforts to uncover tax cheats, an agency watchdog said Wednesday, and more trims are on the way under legislation approved by a GOP-controlled House panel.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 11:04AM
The Federal Reserve took note Wednesday of a strengthening U.S. economy and appears on track to raise interest rates this year for the first time in nearly a decade.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:59AM
Former top U.S. officials can be held liable for the abuse of hundreds of detainees rounded up after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks for minor immigration violations, a federal appeals court said Wednesday, citing the importance of the rule of law even in times of crisis.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:54AM
Federal regulators have slapped restrictions on the mortgage businesses of six banks, saying they haven't fully complied with requirements imposed on them to resolve allegations that they abused the foreclosure process after the collapse of the housing market.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:44AM
Consulting firm J.D. Power and Associates released its annual survey of new vehicle quality Wednesday. The survey questioned 84,000 people with 2015 model-year vehicles after 90 days of ownership and asked them what problems they had.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:34AM
Joanna Rein knew there was a way to prevent her rambunctious Labrador-collie mix from tracking in mud, water and drool from the soggy outdoors.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:24AM
The State Department will abandon decades of tradition this fall at the annual U.N. General Assembly by setting up shop in a hotel other than New York's iconic Waldorf-Astoria, which was purchased last year by a Chinese company.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:19AM
The family of one of the Green Bay Packers most beloved quarterbacks has issued an update on his condition.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:14AM
The European Union is set to extend economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:14AM
A federal judge is pressing U.S. officials to explain why it's taken three decades to decide on a proposal to drill for natural gas just outside Glacier National Park in an area considered sacred by some Indian tribes in Montana and Canada.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 10:04AM
The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the industry standard, are having trouble keeping pace.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 9:44AM
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve cuts its forecast for U.S. economic growth, a move that could delay Fed rate hikes but also suggests reduced American demand for Asia's exports.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 9:34AM
A high-ranking Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 9:24AM
Facebook's latest app promises to help you organize photos on your phone and share them with friends privately.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 9:14AM
AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount. The company says it will fight the charges.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 9:04AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $59.16 per barrel at 12 p.m. Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 9:04AM
The government is preparing to cut benefits over the next few years for hundreds of thousands of retirees covered by underfunded multi-employer private pension plans.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:49AM
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is shuffling his top management team, announcing the departure of former Nokia boss Stephen Elop and three other top executives.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:49AM
The cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio is expected to take another three decades or more, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:44AM
CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers and a shot of ethnic diversity in some cases to attract customers who want more than a prescription refill.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:34AM
Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:34AM
Greece's radical left top lawmaker has publicly dressed down the country's central bank governor, poured scorn on a key bank report and accused him of "undemocratically" trying to subvert Parliament.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:19AM
The global chemical weapons watchdog says that waste created on board a U.S. ship that destroyed toxic chemicals from Syria's stockpile has been successfully disposed of.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:14AM
Congressional Republicans will move to temporarily continue health care subsidies for millions of people if the Supreme Court overturns the aid, according to plans discussed Wednesday in the House and Senate.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:04AM
Colder-than-normal temperatures shortened the Northeast's maple sugaring season this year, but overall syrup production in the U.S. managed to stay strong, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 8:04AM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 7:59AM
The Mini Cooper Hardtop has oodles of personality, go-kart handling and now, of all things, four doors and a big, color-changing "mood ring" on the dashboard.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 7:59AM
Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. is buying medical diagnostic equipment maker Welch Allyn in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.05 billion in a move to bolster its competitive position.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 7:59AM
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Published June 17th, 2015 - 7:04AM
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says there's "not a reason in the world" why the U.S. economy can't grow at 4 percent annually.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 6:39AM
German authorities say they have arrested a Ukrainian banker wanted on an international arrest warrant alleging financial crimes in his native country.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 6:34AM
The European Union's tax watchdog unveiled on Wednesday a plan for tackling corporate tax avoidance and ending the practice of sweet deals for multinational companies.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 5:54AM
Swiss private bank Julius Baer says it is investigating its involvement in a FIFA corruption case and is cooperating with authorities.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 5:19AM
Asian Football Confederation general secretary Alex Soosay has quit amid a probe into allegations that he ordered a cover-up during an audit of the organization in 2012.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 5:04AM
FedEx's latest quarterly results missed Wall Street expectations, as lower fuel surcharges and the strong dollar cut into revenue at its big express-shipping business.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 4:44AM
Botox maker Allergan Plc. is buying Kythera Biopharmaceuticals for about $2.1 billion, adding a drug that destroys fat cells and eliminates the cosmetic condition referred to as "double chin".
Published June 17th, 2015 - 4:44AM
Leading European airlines are lobbying for new rules in Europe to lessen the impact of strikes and reduce taxes, pushing for what they call more American-style aviation rules.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 4:14AM
The chairman of a state-owned Chinese securities firm has been fired after investigators found he padded his expenses and spent public money to publish his poetry, the country's top discipline body said Wednesday.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 4:04AM
Want to be a millionaire? Move to India.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:44AM
Starbucks will close all of its La Boulange cafes by the end of September.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:39AM
France is considering making 2017 a year free of income tax.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 3:04AM
Taking aim at unemployment among younger Americans, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday proposed using tax credits to encourage businesses to train young people.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:59AM
North Korea says it has been hit by its worst drought in a century, resulting in extensive damage to agriculture during its main planting season.
Published June 17th, 2015 - 2:14AM
Hey small business owners: If you haven't prepared for the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards, you don't have long. Here are some tips to help you meet the Oct. 1 deadline to get new card readers and software that can handle the chips:
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