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Cuba, US to launch human rights dialogue Tuesday
Issued: March 26, 2015
HAVANA — Cuba and the United States will debate human rights at a meeting in Washington on Tuesday in another sign of the thaw between the countries...
Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off
Issued: March 26, 2015
NEW YORK— Microsoft says it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees doing work for the technology company paid time off. ...
Bankruptcy hearing could decide fate of RadioShack
Issued: March 26, 2015
WILMINGTON, Del.  — An attorney for a lender that lost a bankruptcy auction for electronics retailer RadioShack has asked a Delaware judge to...
FINRA fines Oppenheimer $3.75M in employee fraud case
Issued: March 26, 2015
NEW YORK — The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is ordering Oppenheimer & Co. to pay $3.75 million for failing to supervise an employee who...
US: Thailand must end slavery in its fishing fleets
Issued: March 26, 2015
The U.S. government and major business leaders are renewing their call on the Thai government to crack down on slavery in its fishing fleets, and to...
Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week
Issued: March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that strong hiring should continue despite signs of slower economic...
Paid to sleep: NY cracks down on napping health workers
Issued: March 26, 2015
ALBANY, N.Y. — By day, Tanya Lemon was a 35-year-old single mother who took care of her four children. By night, she worked 12-hour shifts as a nurse...
Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury
Issued: March 26, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment...
Florida city tops list of fastest-growing cities
Issued: March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON— The beautiful weather in Florida seems to be drawing more and more Americans, with the Sunshine State climbing the ranks of most populous...
Caesars bets big on Atlantic City meeting market with center
Issued: March 26, 2015
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City has a 1 percent problem, and it has nothing to do with the richest of the rich. ...
US durable goods orders stumbled in February
Issued: March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February, the latest installment of disappointing data this quarter...
HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion giant; A look behind the brands
Issued: March 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Some of the most familiar names in pickles, cheese, hot dogs and other packaged foods are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz...
GOP-controlled House passes vote on budget to erase deficits
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans lined up Wednesday to pass a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in...
Obama highlights benefits of trade on small businesses
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is meeting with mayors and business owners at the White House to highlight the benefits of trade on a broad swath...
Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its...
6 teams with 10 or more losses most ever to reach Sweet 16
Issued: March 25, 2015
The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far. ...
PayPal to pay $7.7M in sanctions violations settlement
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — PayPal Inc. has agreed to pay $7.7 million to settle with U.S. regulators who said the payments company allowed violations of U.S....
Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury
Issued: March 25, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Jury deliberations began Wednesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has shined a light on the gross...
US market indexes slump, extending declines to a 3rd day
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — Investors dumped high-flying technology and biotech companies and sent the stock market down for a third straight day Wednesday. ...
Bosses can't get even when staffers gripe on social media
Issued: March 25, 2015
NEW YORK — Bosses can get mad when staffers vent on social media about their jobs, but they may not be able to get even. ...
Obama ready to sign bill revamping Medicare doc fees
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep...
2 exotic termites find love in Florida, worrying researchers
Issued: March 25, 2015
MIAMI — Two particularly hungry, exotic termite species apparently have found love halfway around the world and, as with so many other Florida...
Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has...
Science, patients driving rare disease drug research surge
Issued: March 25, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. — The global pharmaceutical industry is pouring billions of dollars into developing treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little...
Bill would create organic-type labels for nonmodified foods
Issued: March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Inspired by the popular "USDA organic" label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of...


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