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Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:31PM
The U.S. government has imposed duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and other 7 countries, ruling in favor of U.S. steel producers and unions that had complained those countries were unfairly flooding the American market.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:16PM
The U.S. government has imposed duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and seven other countries, ruling in favor of U.S. steel producers and unions that had complained those countries were unfairly flooding the American market.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:01PM
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,875.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 2:56PM
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Published July 11th, 2014 - 2:21PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out of this mess" while insisting that Congress approve billions of dollars to repair the country's aging infrastructure.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 2:26PM
The 11th New Tacoma Awards on Friday was a celebration of downtown’s progress, particularly in being welcome to children and families.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 2:01PM
The stock market stabilized on Friday, booking a small gain, but it wasn't enough to prevent the biggest weekly drop since early April.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 2:01PM
Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort says he's sorry for his testy reactions to disgruntled fans, including telling one of them that maybe Denver doesn't deserve a Major League Baseball team anymore.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 2:01PM
Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to grant a new trial to a former BP engineer convicted of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 2:01PM
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the Obama administration's environmental protections designed to reduce water pollution from mountaintop-removal coal mining.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:56PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out of this mess" while insisting that Congress approve billions of dollars to repair the country's aging infrastructure.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:41PM
LeBron James says it will take time to turn the Cleveland Cavaliers into a championship team. Oddsmakers in this gambling city aren't so sure.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:36PM
A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:31PM
Federal officials say that a Georgia man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:21PM
The U.S. stock market is ending slightly higher as investors assess corporate earnings.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:21PM
Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans' health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:11PM
As the World Cup neared its end this week, Twitter had a field day with Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals, which became the most-discussed sports game in the social network's history.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:01PM
Soybean contracts sank to their lowest price in almost four years after a government report bolstered expectations for ample supplies.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:01PM
Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:36PM
More than 30,000 power adaptors for cellphones have been recalled because they can overheat and pose a burn hazard. Other recalled items include charging kits that pose a fire hazard.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:36PM
The government's budget deficit will drop to $583 billion this year, the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure, the White House said Friday.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:21PM
The price of oil plunged 2 percent Friday, the largest one-day drop since April, as Libyan oil appears poised to return to the market while global demand looks to be muted.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:16PM
A second federal judge has ordered the IRS to provide information about lost emails from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:11PM
As the World Cup neared its end this week, Twitter had a field day with Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals, which became the most-discussed sports game in the social network's history.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:56AM
The former head of the nation's largest pension fund admitted Friday that he took bribes, including hundreds of thousands of dollars stuffed in paper bags and a shoe box, and helped an associate collect millions in a fraudulent investment scheme.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:46AM
A bus carrying Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight of the people on board remained hospitalized Friday, officials said.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:41AM
The Associated Press has named Vaughn Morrison as its new head of US video production.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:41AM
A man is in custody on suspicion of arson after authorities say he set fire to cardboard inside a baggage claim area at a San Francisco Bay Area airport.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:36AM
An Italian company whose mobile app allows San Francisco drivers to get paid for the public parking spaces they exit has temporarily shut down the service following an order from the city attorney.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:21AM
John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the John F. Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 11:11AM
The most valuable and expensive World Cup ever will earn billions of dollars for FIFA, millions for the competing countries and thousands for the more than 700 players selected.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:21PM
City of Tacoma announces pilot program to provide “gap” financing to eligible projects
Published July 11th, 2014 - 4:50PM
Seattle pot shop runs out of marijuana, Lacey shop opens and Tacoma still waits for its first pot retail shops to begin sales.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 10:41AM
Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 10:41AM
Federal health advisers say there is little to no evidence that a popular technique for removing fibroids can be performed without the risk of spreading undetected cancers to other parts of the body.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 10:31AM
Rain that has washed out portions of fields in several corn-growing states prompted the government to lower its estimate of this year's corn crop size, but soybean fields may actually produce more than earlier expected, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 10:21AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 10:11AM
The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft postponed its scheduled Friday launch in New York City while a state judge will wait until next week to consider whether its planned operations violate state and local laws.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:46AM
Cigarette makers Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. on Friday said they are in talks of a possible merger that would combine two of the nation's oldest and biggest tobacco companies.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:41AM
If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:31AM
Halliburton said Friday it is entering its first joint venture in China that will use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to unleash energy.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:11AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $101.32 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:01AM
Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 8:56AM
A state-commissioned report that had been anticipated Friday identifying potential sites for a new Buffalo Bills stadium is now expected at the end of the month.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 8:56AM
General Motors Co. has named an Infiniti executive to head its Cadillac division, which has struggled with sagging U.S. sales this year while competing luxury brands have advanced.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 8:36AM
The House voted Friday to make permanent a temporary tax break that makes it easier for businesses to invest in new equipment, one of many expired tax breaks that Congress must deal with by the end of the year.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 8:36AM
U.S. business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that the economy will rebound from a dismal first quarter.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 8:01AM
Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 7:31AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating steering problems in about 500,000 Ford cars.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 7:27AM
Washington blueberry growers expect to harvest 90 million pounds — 45,000 tons — of blueberries this summer.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 7:01AM
U.S. stocks are opening lower and are headed for their biggest weekly loss since April.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 6:41AM
Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 6:41AM
Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of Kirkuk before dawn Friday and said they would use some of the production for domestic purposes, further widening a split with the central government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 6:31AM
U.S. stocks stabilized and ended with a small gain Friday, but it wasn't enough to prevent the market's biggest weekly drop since April.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 6:31AM
Chrysler says it is recalling 651,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in the U.S. because vanity mirror lights that have undergone repairs can short circuit and start a fire if not reassembled correctly.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 5:56AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will probe a fatal truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 5:36AM
A stable housing market and fewer bad loans helped lift Wells Fargo's quarterly profit 3 percent.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 4:21AM
Big Tobacco may soon get smaller.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 4:01AM
Whirlpool will pay more than $1 billion for a controlling stake in Indesit, the appliance maker's counterpart in Italy.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:46AM
Global stocks steadied somewhat Friday after slumping on worries about the soundness of a bank in Portugal, while trading in Asia was muted over the specter of more financial turmoil in Europe.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:26AM
Argentina and Germany face off in the World Cup final on Sunday and investors in both countries will do well to be alert to potential drops on their stock markets the day after in case of defeat.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 3:16AM
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC says it's in discussions with U.S. cigarette makers Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. to acquire some of their brands and assets amid talks of a possible merger.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:41AM
Senior Portuguese officials gave assurances Friday about the soundness of Portugal's biggest bank, seeking to defuse tension after world markets went into a spin over fears that Banco Espirito Santo's troubles could reignite Europe's financial difficulties.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:36AM
Chinese regulators have banned the country's journalists from sharing information they have obtained on the job with overseas media or publishing it in any venue, such as blogging sites, outside the media they are employed, in a move that critics say will further stifle press freedom and curb the influence of social media.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:06AM
The Obama administration knew in advance that the British government would oversee destruction of a newspaper's hard drives containing leaked National Security Agency documents last year, newly declassified documents show.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:01AM
The proposed $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers is now in nobody's court.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 1:01AM
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Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:36AM
The snaking, nearly 2-mile trail of saltwater that an underground pipeline spewed in the rugged hills of western North Dakota's badlands left a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation, a company official said, though she added there is no evidence yet that the spill has contaminated a nearby bay.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:31AM
LG Display Co. has developed an 18-inch flexible display that can be rolled into the shape of a thin cylinder, a step toward making a large display for flexible TVs.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:05AM
When many of us have a medical appointment, we’re concerned about our finances: How much will we owe out-of-pocket? What’s our co-pay? But next time, you may also want to ask your doctors about their financial situation.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:01AM
Indian outsourcing company Infosys reported a 15 percent increase in quarterly profit on Friday and maintained its revenue growth forecast.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 11:16PM
A federal judge has sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigment.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 11:11PM
The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 9:11PM
With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America
Published July 10th, 2014 - 9:06PM
It's not your typical car lot.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:36AM
Dozens of journalism and open-government organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama Tuesday calling on the administration to order federal agencies to cooperate in releasing information to the public.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:36AM
The sprawling Kings Canyon Unified School District on Tuesday settled federal charges that it had misled investors during a 2010 bond offering.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:36AM
China is expected to double its demand for natural gas in the next five years, representing an irresistible market for Western companies attempting to export America’s energy bonanza as well as to exploit China’s own vast reserves.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:36AM
Congress isn’t alone in trying to wrest answers out of the embattled Internal Revenue Service. The courts, public-interest groups and the media are all struggling with uneven transparency and cooperation from the agency.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:36AM
Hundreds of customers were on hand - along with TV stations and a food truck - as Top Shelf Cannabis opened Tuesday, July 8, the first store in Bellingham to legally sell recreational marijuana.
Published July 11th, 2014 - 9:36AM
The Environmental Protection Agency, admitting that “we haven’t had the best relationship with the agriculture industry in the past,” is beginning a push for a proposed new water rule that has generated strong opposition from farm communities.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 8:21PM
The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:06PM
Nike will end its sponsorship deal with Manchester United after the 2014-15 season.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 6:01PM
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Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:26PM
FIFA has fined the Argentine Football Association 300,000 Swiss francs ($340,000) for failing to bring players to pre-match news conferences at the World Cup.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:11PM
The Atlanta Hawks opened free agency by formally announcing the signing of swingman Thabo Sefolosha.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:06PM
The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:01PM
Nike will end its sponsorship deal with Manchester United after the 2014-15 season.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:01PM
The University of Texas System chancellor says he won't approve beer and wine sales at Longhorns football games in Austin this fall.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 4:41PM
The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 4:28PM
The $1 billion Point Ruston mixed use development near Point Defiance has launched its second phase as condo sales, apartment and retail leasing finally catch fire.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:41PM
A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:31PM
A verdict awarding $18 million to a San Francisco Giants fan who was beaten outside Dodger Stadium has settled — for now — one of the ugliest chapters in a longstanding rivalry.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:26PM
Aereo, the television-over-the-Internet service that suspended operations after the Supreme Court ruled against it, is refusing to disband for good.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:21PM
A fugitive treasure hunter's company has lost its bid to stop deep-sea explorers from bringing up gold and other artifacts from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and has been the subject of legal fights for nearly 30 years.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:21PM
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Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:11PM
Soccer has once again emerged as the patriotic touchstone that unites Argentines as they teeter on the precipice, this time threatened by a debt crisis, soaring inflation and the scandal-plagued end to a 12-year political dynasty that has polarized the nation.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:07PM
Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $5.37 billion to $2.58 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 3:07PM
A World Cup hospitality company director has been declared a fugitive by Brazilian police investigating a ticket scalping scheme.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 2:56PM
Will cupcake chain Crumbs get new dough and rise again?
Published July 10th, 2014 - 2:21PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published July 10th, 2014 - 2:06PM
Verizon added more than 1.4 million long-term wireless subscribers in the second quarter, with strong gains in both smartphones and tablets, the company said Thursday.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 2:06PM
Once the World Cup and its traveling circus leaves town, four gleaming stadiums that cost $1.6 billion and hosted massive crowds will echo noisily as their owners struggle to find a use for them or even partially fill them.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:46PM
The Federal Reserve's new No. 2 official says regulators must continue to work to end the need for the government to bail out big banks in a crisis. Stricter capital requirements, rather than breaking up the biggest banks, is the better remedy, he says.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:36PM
The five recreational marijuana stores that managed to open Tuesday, the first day of legal pot sales in Washington, sold $250,000 worth of the drug, state officials say.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:31PM
The gun manufacturer Remington Arms Co. will replace trigger mechanisms on Model 700 bolt-action hunting rifles, or provide some compensation to buyers, as part of a settlement of class-action lawsuits, the company said Thursday.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:24PM
Of all the inconveniences afflicting airline travelers, there might be none worse than the shortage of overhead bin space.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:24PM
Ikea said Thursday it filed plans with the City of Renton for the construction of a new warehouse store in the parking lot of its existing location, replacing the current one by 2016.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:19PM
Renewed concerns over the stability of European banks sent gold prices up Thursday.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:04PM
The price of oil bounced back late Thursday and rose for the first time in two weeks.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 1:04PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:59PM
Civilian assistance to Afghanistan was always slated to shrink with America's military footprint, but U.S. aid officials were caught off-guard when Congress, upset by testy relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, slashed civilian aid by 50 percent this year.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:49PM
The Peoria Rivermen hockey team says co-owner Bruce Saurs has died.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:39PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:39PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 12:29PM
Los Alamos National Laboratory is getting a next-generation supercomputer to help maintain the safety and effectiveness of the nation's nuclear weapons.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 11:54AM
Ace Cash Express Inc. has agreed to pay $10 million in a settlement with federal regulators who accused the payday lender of illegally harassing borrowers to collect debts and get them to take out additional loans.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 11:49AM
Derek Jeter heads to his final All-Star game as the baseball player with the best-selling jersey.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 11:29AM
Like her high-profile parents, Chelsea Clinton is becoming a draw on the speaking circuit, with some organizations shelling out as much as $75,000 per speech.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 11:09AM
In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on track to become a right, written into law alongside the freedom of speech and religion.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 11:04AM
France's economy minister is blaming European authorities for the lack of growth in France and Europe, and says it's time for a new economic policy that shuns austerity.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 10:39AM
Two months before police say a high-priced prostitute calmly left a Google executive dying from a heroin overdose on his yacht, the woman panicked on the phone with a 911 dispatcher as her boyfriend lay on the floor of their home in the throes of a fatal overdose.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 10:24AM
Auto parts supplier TRW Automotive said Thursday that it has received a preliminary acquisition offer.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 10:24AM
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 10:19AM
House and Senate committees took steps Thursday toward keeping highway and transit aid flowing to states just three weeks before the government says it will have to slow down payments.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 9:49AM
The Hornets have announced they've named Chad Buchanan as their assistant general manager.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 9:04AM
Members of the Democratic-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent to their colleagues a long-shot proposed change to the Constitution that would rein in political spending.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 8:49AM
Lawyers for the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies say a federal judge didn't let him off too easily by giving him probation and no prison time for hiding at least $25 million from U.S. tax authorities in Swiss banks.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 8:44AM
Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 8:29AM
The Treasury Department on Thursday targeted a procurement network suspected of helping Hezbollah, an Islamic militant group based in Lebanon.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:29AM
NAME: Joseph R. Swedish
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:29AM
WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish says that when people ask what a doctor's appointment will be like in the future, they assume that patients will physically have to visit an office.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:24AM
The robot's quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink. It is penning down the Torah, the Jews' holy scripture, and it is doing it much faster than a rabbi could because it doesn't need to take breaks.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:14AM
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:14AM
United Auto Workers leaders said Thursday they have reached a "consensus" with Volkswagen and expect the German automaker to recognize the union if they sign up enough workers at a new local for the company's assembly plant in Tennessee.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:14AM
U.S. wholesale stockpiles rose in May at the weakest pace in five months as companies kept their supplies in line with slower sales.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:09AM
Concerned after a European court ruled in favor of citizens' right to privacy, Britain's prime minister pledged Thursday to rush through emergency measures to force phone and Internet companies to store call and search records for a year.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:09AM
Stocks fell Thursday as worries about the soundness of a European bank spooked U.S. investors, prompting them to sell stocks and snap up less risky assets like gold and governments bonds.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 6:59AM
U.S. stocks are dropping in early trading amid financial jitters in Europe and disappointing retail earnings.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:59AM
Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:49AM
Discount store operator Stein Mart said Thursday that its June sales at stores open at least a year climbed 2.6 percent.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:44AM
Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, driving down the level of applications to nearly the lowest in seven years.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:29AM
L Brands Inc., the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, said Thursday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 2 percent in June from the same month a year ago.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:24AM
Malaysia's central bank Thursday raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in three years to curb inflation and household debt as economic growth picks up.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Greece has raised 1.5 billion euros ($2.04 billion) in an auction of three-year bonds, its second debt issue in three months after a long absence from the international markets.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 4:49AM
The specter of Europe's financial crisis is back to haunt investors.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 4:44AM
The path of brine spilled from an underground North Dakota pipeline extends nearly 2 miles down a steep ravine, but dead vegetation is limited to about 200 yards from the source of the spill, a company official said Thursday.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 4:29AM
In a country grappling with poverty, sluggish growth and a daunting deficit, India's new budget has set aside 2 billion rupees ($33 million) for a colossal iron-and-bronze statue almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 4:09AM
The Bank of England has kept interest rates steady at a record low of 0.5 percent and refrained from pumping more money into the economy even as the recovery gathers strength.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 4:09AM
Boeing Co. raised its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 percent, based on expected orders of smaller, more fuel-efficient planes and burgeoning travel in Asia.
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