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US business inventories up 0.3%
Issued: November 14, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added to their stockpiles at a faster rate in September, but sales remained weak. ...
Monsanto, Dow unit sue Maui County over GMO law
Issued: November 13, 2014
HONOLULU — Two agricultural companies are suing Maui County to challenge a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms. ...
AP Sources: Executive order to affect millions
Issued: November 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is poised to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million...
Pot-friendly states teaming up on Capitol Hill
Issued: November 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress from states with legal pot say their colleagues should not stand in the way of expanded legalization. ...
Privacy protections unite carmakers
Issued: November 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say...
College prices continue to creep up
Issued: November 13, 2014
WASHINGTON — Time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again this year, the College Board said Thursday. ...
Berkshire buying Duracell from P&G in $3B deal
Issued: November 13, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble Co. in a deal valued at...
Pew: People feel loss of control of personal info
Issued: November 12, 2014
NEW YORK — It’s been 15 years since Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy infamously quipped “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.” You’d think we...
Gas to average under $3 in 2015, government says
Issued: November 12, 2014
NEW YORK — The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate...
New Jersey Transit pushes battle vs. mobster's kin
Issued: November 12, 2014
NEWARK, N.J. — The canceled rail tunnel project under the Hudson River that has already cost New Jersey hundreds of millions of dollars could wind up...
Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts
Issued: November 12, 2014
NEW YORK — Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded...
Cosmic 1st: European spacecraft lands on comet
Issued: November 12, 2014
DARMSTADT, Germany — The European Space Agency says it has succeeded in landing a spacecraft on a comet for the first time in history. ...
Macy's 3Q profit tops Street, cuts 2014 outlook
Issued: November 12, 2014
Macy's Inc. reported a 23 percent increase in its fiscal third quarter earnings as some expenses fell. But the department store cut its annual...
2nd hole forms in Tampa Bay-area neighborhood
Issued: November 12, 2014
HOLIDAY, Fla. — A second hole has formed in a Tampa Bay-area neighborhood where a hole developed in a driveway and swallowed a car. ...
US fights cybercrime from suburban office parks
Issued: November 11, 2014
ARLINGTON, Virginia — Ground zero in the nation's fight against cybercrime hides in plain sight, in a nondescript suburban office building with no...
Military members get slew of Veterans Day freebies
Issued: November 11, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Veterans Day is not only a time to honor those who have served in the military: For American businesses, it's also a time to back up...
Obama sparks debate on ‘net neutrality’
Issued: November 11, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Let’s say President Barack Obama gets his way and high-speed Internet service providers are governed by the same U.S. regulations...
American Airlines crew reject union contract
Issued: November 11, 2014
WASHINGTON — Flight attendants at American Airlines rejected a five-year contract Sunday, forcing the world's largest carrier and its union for...
14-plus years for Cuban ballplayer smuggler
Issued: November 10, 2014
MIAMI — The convicted ringleader of a smuggling organization that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the U.S., some of them baseball players...
Google signs 60-year, $1 billion NASA lease
Issued: November 10, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is renting 1,000 acres of a historic California air base for space exploration, aviation and robotics projects. ...
Escaping the wealth gap can mean fleeing hometowns
Issued: November 10, 2014
DANVILLE, Ill. — This Illinois city already was struggling when Tara Holycross and her friends were kids riding their bikes to Custard Cup, swimming...
Obama wants more regulation of Internet providers
Issued: November 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — Internet providers shouldn't be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix or YouTube to move their content faster, and...
Researchers say Apple devices at risk
Issued: November 10, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Security researchers say they've discovered a vulnerability in Apple's software, called "Masque Attack," that...
Postal Service says it is victim of hacking attack
Issued: November 10, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service said Monday it is the victim of a cyberattack and that information about its employees, including Social Security...
US agencies struggle vs. cyberattacks
Issued: November 10, 2014
A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an...


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