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Published January 27th, 2015 - 5:32PM
Amgen Inc. cruised to a 27 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit and beat Wall Street expectations, due to higher sales of nearly all its medicines, tight cost controls and a tax benefit.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 5:02PM
President Barack Obama moved Tuesday to open the Atlantic Ocean to drilling, beginning a mammoth battle over the environmental effects and raising the question of how much oil and gas lies under the sea and whether it’s even economical for it to be drilled.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:42PM
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by his recently estranged heirs who are seeking control of his NFL and NBA teams.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:37PM
Lingering snow and subfreezing temperatures mean that travel delays in the Northeast will extend through Wednesday, even if the storm wasn't as bad as expected.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:32PM
New York City lost an estimated $200 million in economic activity in the fizzled snowstorm and decision to shut down the transit system — a loss that wasn't crippling overall but had the biggest impact on small businesses and hourly workers.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:32PM
The WWE Network has hit the 1 million mark in subscribers, 11 months after its launch.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:32PM
Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records for the holiday season.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:20PM
Sea-Tac Airport flights to the East canceled early Tuesday, but resume later
Published January 27th, 2015 - 5:30PM
Pierce County unchanged at 7.2 percent; Thurston County inches up a tenth of a percent to 6.5 percent.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:13PM
Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:13PM
Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $166.3 million.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:13PM
AT&T booked a nearly $4 billion loss for the fourth quarter because of a slew of one-time expenses that included a loss on benefit plans, but its revenue grew 4 percent to top expectations.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:57PM
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's $39 billion stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a potential shareholder rebellion.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:57PM
U.S. stocks are closing lower after disappointing outlooks from Caterpillar and Microsoft raised worries about future profit growth at companies.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:57PM
Colorado's marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents' pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:57PM
American Express Co. says it plans to start doing business in Cuba after the Obama administration lifted a ban on U.S. banks and credit card companies operating on the island.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:48PM
Both sides may finally be moving toward a new deal in the West Coast port slowdown
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:42PM
Two state senators say it's time to scrap the stalled Seattle tunnel project and bury Bertha, the broken-down $80 million state-of-the-art drilling machine, so the transportation department can find alternatives to fix or replace the viaduct that carries traffic along the city's waterfront.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:37PM
Safety regulators seek to fine United Airlines $1.3 million, claiming that the carrier violated rules about shipping hazardous material often by inaccurately describing the amount of the cargo.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:23PM
Up to 93 jobs in jeopardy as Kent’s Great American Casino sets March shutdown
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:17PM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:17PM
House Republicans are moving toward authorizing a potential lawsuit against President Barack Obama on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday, as the GOP struggled for a way to stop the president's unilateral deportation curbs.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:07PM
In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death and take measure of the new monarch.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:57PM
Supermarket chain Albertsons says U.S. regulators have approved its purchase of competitor Safeway Inc.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:57PM
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 19-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:57PM
Google said Tuesday it has selected four metro areas in the Southeast to receive its fiber optic service that can deliver Internet speeds at more than 50 times the national broadband average.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:52PM
Fox's music business soap "Empire" is moving up the charts.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:37PM
Some 9.5 million people have already signed up for 2015 coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, and the administration is on track to surpass its nationwide enrollment target set last year.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:07PM
A Venezuelan financier who ran a massive fraud scheme used investment funds as personal piggy banks to support a lavish lifestyle, including a $5 million home on Connecticut's Gold Coast, prosecutors said in a memo urging a federal judge to sentence him to at least 12 years in prison.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:57PM
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Jan. 19, to Sunday, Jan. 25, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:02PM
Wall Street powerhouse Oppenheimer & Co. agreed to pay federal regulators $20 million to settle charges ranging from insufficient anti-money-laundering controls to selling penny stocks for customers in unregistered offerings, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:52PM
Oppenheimer & Co. is paying $20 million in civil settlements with U.S. regulators who accused the investment firm of improper sales of penny stocks and inadequate controls against money laundering.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:42PM
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Jan. 19 to Sunday, Jan. 25 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:37PM
Federal authorities say an immigrant accused of killing a Phoenix-area convenience store clerk over a pack of cigarettes was out on bond and awaiting deportation hearings.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:12PM
iBook charts for week ending January 26, 2015:
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:12PM
Microsoft shares plunged 10 percent Tuesday after the software giant reported quarterly revenue that beat expectations but warned that a weak PC market and a strong dollar will curb growth this year. Many analysts slashed price targets on the stock and some cut their Buy ratings to Hold.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:57PM
App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 26, 2015:
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:52PM
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending January 26, 2015:
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:32PM
Thieves rammed a stolen SUV into a downtown San Francisco museum early Tuesday and swiped historic gold nuggets in the latest smash-and-grab theft in the area in recent months.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:12PM
The auburn-red soil and lush green vegetation lured the foreign investors to Liberia's third-largest city with visions of environmental gold.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 11:42AM
Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, accident investigators said Tuesday as they issued more than two dozen safety recommendations.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 11:32AM
Add American Airlines to the list of carriers that want to take you to Cuba.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 11:17AM
Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multi-year contract with the German automaker.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 10:54AM
A Massachusetts nuclear power plant shut down automatically Tuesday after the blizzard moving through the region interrupted power flow, but there was never any danger to the public, authorities said.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 10:47AM
A closely watched index of consumer confidence soared in January, rising to its highest reading in more than seven years, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 10:17AM
The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 10:07AM
The pink mustache is out.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 10:02AM
ST LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU) on Tuesday reported a loss of $514.6 million in its fourth quarter.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 9:49AM
As Chicago cops braced for protests in advance of the NATO and G-8 summits in 2012, hometown radio giant Motorola made what seemed like a grand gesture.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 9:34AM
Gov. Scott Walker proposed a plan Tuesday that calls for Wisconsin to help build a new basketball arena for the Milwaukee Bucks with $220 million in bonds that would be funded by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 11:12AM
For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:50AM
Colorado's unemployment rate fell by a third. Louisiana's jumped nearly a quarter.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:50AM
The Dow Jones industrial average has dropped nearly 400 points in late morning trading after disappointing earnings reports and a surprise drop in orders for long-lasting goods.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:50AM
Grain futures were mixed Tuenday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:50AM
Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:22AM
It doesn't happen often, but Republican lawmakers on Tuesday gave more support to President Barack Obama than did Democrats on a key issue: trade.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:13AM
Sales of new U.S. homes accelerated strongly in December, a sign that home-buying may improve this year after a lackluster 2014.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:09AM
Senate Democrats on Tuesday put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending for now a looming showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama over negotiations to prevent Tehran from having the capability to make a nuclear weapon.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:01AM
La Scala's general manager says he expects to find a solution to a union dispute over the opening concert for the world's fair Expo 2015 on May 1, which coincides with the traditional labor day holiday.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:01AM
U.S. consumers welcomed the new year with a surge in confidence.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 7:40AM
We love pizza. We love muffaletta. We decided they probably would be easy to love together.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 7:10AM
A Dutch judge on Tuesday approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 7:05AM
Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche are recalling more than 80,000 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix fuel leak problems.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 6:40AM
U.S. home prices rose at a modest pace in November, held back by weaker sales and a limited number of houses for sale.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 10:07AM
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped sharply in December, as U.S. businesses trimmed spending amid escalating worries about the global economy.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 6:00AM
Pfizer Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit fell by half as worsening generic competition and unfavorable currency rates reduced sales, and higher research and legal costs also reduced the bottom line.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 5:45AM
The plight of freelance journalist Kenji Goto, taken captive by Islamic State group militants, has gripped Japan, and the people's hopes for his safety are now on Facebook with a simple, unifying plea: "I am Kenji."
Published January 27th, 2015 - 5:30AM
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. barely broke even in the fourth quarter, due to a whopping pension charge and slightly lower prescription drug sales, but the drugmaker easily beat Wall Street's muted profit expectations.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 5:10AM
3M Co. (MMM) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.18 billion.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 5:10AM
Caterpillar took a hit in the fourth quarter from restructuring costs and the heavy machinery maker issued a weak outlook for 2015, citing the tumbling price of commodities.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 6:50AM
Procter & Gamble's second-quarter earnings sank 31 percent as the strong U.S. dollar cut into the performance of the world's largest consumer products maker.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:45AM
India and America's declaration of a breakthrough in contentious nuclear energy cooperation has been met with a lukewarm response from industry and analysts. Few expect the potentially lucrative Indian market to suddenly become less complicated for U.S. nuclear companies.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:40AM
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.23 billion.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 8:17AM
Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street tumbled on concern about weak corporate earnings as investors watched this week's meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 4:30AM
American Airlines is logging record profits and rewarding shareholders just one year removed from bankruptcy court and a big merger.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:50AM
Changes to DuPont's portfolio and improved productivity boosted fourth-quarter earnings and helped to offset the negative impact of a stronger dollar.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:45AM
Official figures show Britain's economy slowed in the fourth quarter of 2014 but remained one of the better-performing economies in the developed world.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 3:45AM
Aer Lingus said Tuesday it supports a takeover bid by British Airways parent IAG, putting the Irish national airline with its trademark shamrock tailfins on course for foreign acquisition nine years after its privatization.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:25AM
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG says fourth quarter net income dropped 26 percent but the company still posted a healthy 2014 annual profit.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 2:15AM
Greece's new left-wing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, picked an outspoken bailout critic as his new finance minister Tuesday, signaling his resolve to take a tough line with eurozone lenders in an effort to write off a massive chunk of rescue debt.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:50AM
Russia has seen its credit grade cut to "junk" status for the first time in over a decade, a big blow for a country that wants to be a world economic power.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:30AM
Those bad guys from New England finally made it out West, and it didn't take long for them to begin circling the wagons.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:30AM
Wireless equipment maker Ericsson's fourth-quarter fell by more than a third, with strong growth in Middle East, Europe and Asia offset by a decline in North America.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:15AM
Industrial machinery maker Siemens AG says net profit fell 25 percent in its most recent quarter as lower earnings at its key power and gas business weighed on the bottom line.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:05AM
The federal Department of the Interior will make additional areas of Arctic Ocean waters off-limits to drilling when it announces a new five-year offshore drilling plan, a member of the Alaska congressional delegation said Monday.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 7:10AM
Hires, promotions and awards in the South Sound
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:00AM
Key facts about the $217 million in loans approved by the U.S. government's Overseas Private Investment Corporation for its proposed project in Liberia:
Published January 27th, 2015 - 12:00AM
On paper, the pitch was simple.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 1:25AM
Royal Philips NV, the world's biggest lighting maker, said Tuesday that its net profit slumped in 2014's fourth quarter to 134 million euros ($ 151 million) from 412 million euros a year due to declining sales and restructuring costs.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 9:49AM
No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do?
Published January 26th, 2015 - 9:20PM
The huge snowstorm that hit the Northeast Monday had some small companies hunkering down and others coping with a spike in business.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 9:10PM
A JetBlue Airways plane returned to the gate before takeoff on Monday after an unspecified threat, but nothing hazardous was found, state police said.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 9:41PM
The former Simpson Tacoma Kraft paper mill is likely to get a new owner just months after Simpson sold it to RockTenn Co. of Georgia. RockTenn is merging with MeadWestvaco.
Published January 27th, 2015 - 10:17AM
President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds — flown by an off-duty intelligence employee — shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure commercial and consumer drones are used safely.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 7:22PM
Texas Instruments Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit and revenue that matched Wall Street's expectations.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 6:22PM
Big jumps in sales of its Surface tablets, cloud computing software and Lumia smartphones drove Microsoft's quarterly revenue above expectations, as CEO Satya Nadella continues to steer toward the mobile gadget market and shift Microsoft away from its traditional focus on the PC.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:52PM
The federal Department of the Interior will make additional areas of Arctic Ocean waters off-limits to drilling when it announces a new five-year offshore drilling plan, a member of the Alaska congressional delegation said Monday.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:22PM
Negotiators working on a new contract for dockworkers at West Coast seaports, which handle about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually, have resolved a key dispute in their difficult talks, an association representing employers said Monday.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:22PM
The Senate is closing in on a vote to authorize the Keystone XL oil pipeline, although Democrats temporarily stalled progress Monday.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:22PM
United Technologies Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street expectations but trimmed its forecast for 2015 citing the impact of the strong dollar and pension costs.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:17PM
Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner — his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:02PM
The pink mustache is out.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:02PM
Flexing its financial might, the political machine backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch on Monday told its allies that spending across its conservative network would approach $1 billion ahead of 2016's elections.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:32PM
More than 4 million gallons of a mixture of fresh water, brine and oil have been pumped from the area affected by the largest saltwater spill of North Dakota's current energy boom, according to a report issued Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:32PM
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills unchanged while rates on three-month bills dropped to the lowest level since October.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:32PM
Zions Bancorp on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $88.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:17PM
Two small planes ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii on the same day, with one briefly nose-diving before leveling out and drifting down to the water beneath a massive parachute.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:12PM
Major U.S. stock indexes notched small gains on Monday, with six of the 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor's 500 index closing higher.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:12PM
Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed information concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, authorities said.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:07PM
Vice President Joe Biden met with leaders of Caribbean nations Monday, saying the U.S. would do what it could to help those countries revamp their energy sectors, a vital concern given the region’s dependence on oil shipments from ailing Venezuela.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 3:17PM
President Barack Obama waded into a decades-long fight over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge over the weekend, announcing that his administration would pursue a wilderness designation for 12.28 million acres, barring drilling in most of the South Carolina-sized refuge.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 3:12PM
The federal debt is set to explode over the next decade even as the budget deficit is projected to reach its lowest level of the Obama presidency, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 3:02PM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published January 26th, 2015 - 3:02PM
State and federal officials are investigating an oil spill from a railroad tank car at Washington state’s largest refinery last November, but key agencies were kept in the dark about it for at least a month.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 3:02PM
Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt and harm police.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 2:57PM
Businesses large and small are feeling the effects of a huge snowstorm sweeping into the Northeast Monday. For some, wintry weather is derailing activity: Airlines canceled thousands of flights. Car dealers expect to lose a couple sales days. Others are enjoying sales bumps, as shoppers stock up on shovels and other winter gear — and snow day snacks.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 2:37PM
"American Sniper" continued to stay in moviegoers' sights.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 2:22PM
Uncertainty over a lava flow in a mostly agricultural region of Hawaii's Big Island has prompted officials to put a hold on a program that allows a county agency to buy homes near a geothermal power plant.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 2:17PM
The St. Louis Rams took a step toward a possible move back to the West Coast, notifying the city's Convention and Visitors Commission on Monday that they intend to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 1:37PM
For the first time, all varieties of apples from the United States will go on sale in China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 12:57PM
Want a ride home from car service Uber during the major snowstorm descending on the Northeast on Monday? Expect to pay more than the usual fare.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 1:02PM
Investors will see the stock and bond markets differently as they try to decide how to navigate current volatility.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 12:12PM
Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 12:02PM
Kaiser Permanente nurses in California approved a new contract that boosts pay and improves patient care along with health and safety protections for nurses, a union official said Monday.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 11:52AM
The major stock exchanges expect to remain open for trading Tuesday even as a blizzard barrels down on New York City.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 11:22AM
The state Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case this spring that could affect farmers and farmworkers across the state.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 11:22AM
NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 11:22AM
Standard & Poor's rating agency on Monday downgraded Russia's credit grade by one notch to junk status, citing a weakened economic outlook.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 11:02AM
A court battle is underway over whether the bankruptcy case of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. should proceed in Delaware or in Illinois.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 10:42AM
The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are going, its patience may endure for a long while.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 10:37AM
Italy is making waves by turning stereotypes on their head — and selling the world its more serious side.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 10:02AM
Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM on Monday dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off 1 in 4 of its workers, or 100,000 people.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 1:42PM
Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's $3 trillion health care system.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 9:32AM
A unanimous Supreme Court is ordering lower courts to take a new look at a dispute over a chemical company's efforts to cut costs in its health plan for retired workers.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 9:17AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $46.19 per barrel at 12 p.m. Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 9:17AM
The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 9:17AM
The election result in Greece reflects a growing European backlash against austerity policies. Across the continent, support is growing for parties and groups outside the mainstream like Syriza, which triumphed in Greece on Sunday after pledging to renegotiate the country's huge bailout agreements.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 8:42AM
France's Parliament has started debating a bill promoted by the Socialist government aimed at freeing up the country's labor rules and regulations, in order to boost hiring.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 10:57AM
With only five days left before the deadline to seek payments, compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg has decided that 50 death cases are eligible for money due to crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 8:17AM
A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ended his career, police said.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 7:32AM
WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S. search warrants issued seeking emails and other personal information from three of its staff.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 7:27AM
The trial of ten people accused of swindling France's richest woman of artworks and cash worth hundreds of millions of euros began Monday with the shock revelation that one of the accused had attempted suicide hours before the soap opera-like case began.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 7:22AM
The U.S. stock market is opening slightly lower as investors shrug off an election victory by a Greece party opposed to that country's bailout plan.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 7:06AM
Mattel Chairman and CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars reported fourth-quarter results that fell far short of analyst expectations.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 6:21AM
Norfolk Southern Corp. reported its profit was little changed in the fourth quarter from a year ago because the railroad's coal revenue fell 15 percent on weak demand from utilities and export markets.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 6:06AM
Reinsurers Axis Capital Holdings Ltd. and PartnerRe are combining in an $11 billion deal.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:56AM
Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $511 million.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:21AM
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 5:06AM
For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece.
Published January 26th, 2015 - 4:36AM
Airline travelers are going nowhere fast because of the blizzard bearing down on the Northeast.
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