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Sony to cut 1,000 jobs in smartphone business
Issued: January 27, 2015
Sony Corp plans to cut 1,000 more jobs in its smartphone division, mainly in Europe and China,according to a Nikkei daily business report. ...
Boston area hit by howling blizzard; New York gets off easy
Issued: January 27, 2015
BOSTON — A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island on...
Safety board: Systemic flaws in gas pipelines oversight
Issued: January 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — Accident investigators say there are systemic weaknesses in the way natural gas providers protect against the rupture of major,...
US company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower
Issued: January 27, 2015

U.S. stocks are closing lower after disappointing outlooks from Caterpillar and Microsoft raised worries about future profit growth at...

Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic
Issued: January 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling,...
P&G fiscal 2Q earnings drop 31%, hurt by exchange rates
Issued: January 27, 2015

Procter & Gamble's second-quarter earnings sank 31 percent as the strong U.S. dollar cut into the performance of the world's largest...

US consumer confidence jumps to 7 ˝-year high in January
Issued: January 27, 2015

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007.

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New York City's last matzo factory closing after 90 years
Issued: January 27, 2015
Streit’s is closing its doors after 90 years of producing the trademark Jewish bread – it my not be the city’s fault, but it is New York’s loss. ...
US home price gains slow in November on weaker sales
Issued: January 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose at a modest pace in November, held back by weaker sales and a limited number of available houses. ...
Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche issue recalls for fuel leaks
Issued: January 27, 2015
DETROIT — Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche are recalling about 27,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. to fix fuel leak problems.
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Orders for US durable goods fell 3.4 percent in December
Issued: January 27, 2015
WASHINGTON-- Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped sharply in December, dragged lower by a big decline in demand for commercial aircraft....
Travel bans lifted in New Jersey, New York City
Issued: January 27, 2015
NEW YORK — Motorists can get back on the roads in New Jersey and New York City, and transit will restart soon. ...
Employers: Agreement made on key issue in port labor dispute
Issued: January 27, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Negotiators working on a new contract for dockworkers at West Coast seaports, which handle about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually,...
What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm
Issued: January 27, 2015
>The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring anywhere from a few inches to a couple of feet of snow...
IBM says magazine report predicting 100,000 layoffs is 'ridiculous,' 'baseless'
Issued: January 26, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM on Monday dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to...
Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV
Issued: January 26, 2015

NEW YORK — Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower...

US stock market finishes with small gains
Issued: January 26, 2015

NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market is finishing with tiny gains as investors weigh corporate earnings, mergers, and the implications of an...

BP to call witnesses as it fights for lesser spill penalty
Issued: January 26, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — It will be oil giant BP's turn to call witnesses as it makes its case for a civil penalty lower than the $13.7 billion the federal...
Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'
Issued: January 26, 2015

NEW YORK — The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy.

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Monster snowstorm swirls into densely populated Northeast US
Issued: January 26, 2015
NEW YORK — The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down Monday as a monster storm that could unload a...
Low inflation likely to keep Fed 'patient' about a rate hike
Issued: January 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are...
CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency
Issued: January 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit will shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama...
Congressional Budget Office: U.S. deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency
Issued: January 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit will shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama...
Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals
Issued: January 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration Monday announced a plan to shift Medicare payments it makes to hospitals and doctors so they reward quality over...
Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow
Issued: January 26, 2015

NEW YORK — Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to...



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