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SharkNinja, Dyson end legal battle over advertising claims

October 22, 2016 BOSTON — Two of the most well-known names in vacuum cleaners have ended a two-year legal battle over just how much their products suck. more »»

IMF warns of slow growth in Caucasus, Central Asia

October 22, 2016 WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund warned Friday of weak growth prospects in Central Asia and the Caucasus and called for active reforms to energize the post-Soviet economies. more »»

BAT offers $47B to buy Reynolds

October 22, 2016 LONDON — British American Tobacco has offered to buy out Reynolds American Inc. for $47 billion in an attempt to gain a strong presence in the U.S. more »»

McDonald's sales rise 1.3 percent at US stores

October 22, 2016 NEW YORK — The launch of all-day breakfast helped McDonald's record higher sales at established U.S. more »»

UK pound’s post-Brexit plunge echoes past crises

October 21, 2016 LONDON — Throughout the 20th century, Britain endured a series of currency crises that exposed its decline as a major global power. more »»

Survey: More Americans now have access to bank accounts

October 21, 2016 NEW YORK — More Americans have access to a checking or savings account, according to a survey released Thursday by federal regulators, a sign that the improving economy is helping lift the nation's... more »»

American Airlines 3Q profit falls

October 21, 2016 FORT WORTH, Texas — More empty seats and higher labor costs are cutting into profit at American Airline. more »»

Modest gain seen for Obama’s last health care sign-up season

October 20, 2016 WASHINGTON — Facing new challenges to a legacy law, the Obama administration on Wednesday set modest expectations for the president’s final health care sign-up season. more »»

AmEx profit falls 10 pct, but tops estimates

October 20, 2016 NEW YORK — American Express said its third-quarter profits fell by 10 percent from a year earlier, as the company absorbs the loss of its lucrative deal with Costco. more »»

Regulators look to bolster banks' cyber defenses

October 20, 2016 WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are looking to set new standards for big banks' planning and testing for possible cyberattack. more »»

$4 a month? Social Security recipients to get tiny increase

October 19, 2016 WASHINGTON — Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0. more »»

Yahoo stumbles again in 3Q, raising stakes on Verizon deal

October 19, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo stumbled through another rough patch in the third quarter, ramping up the pressure on the slumping internet company to complete its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon Communications. more »»

Several car owners slam VW emissions deal

October 19, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Several angry Volkswagen owners told a federal judge on Tuesday that a $10 billion settlement does not adequately compensate them for the automaker's emissions cheating scandal, part... more »»

Lufthansa latest airline to ban Note 7 phones

October 19, 2016 BERLIN — German carrier Lufthansa is the latest airline to impose a total ban on passengers taking the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on any of its flights. more »»

US removes limits on bringing in Cuban rum, cigars

October 15, 2016 The Obama administration announced Friday that it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island. more »»

Ohio to suspend doing business with Wells Fargo

October 15, 2016 NEW YORK — Ohio’s Republican Gov. more »»

Gov't bans Note 7 phones from airliners

October 15, 2016 WASHINGTON — Passengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under an emergency order issued Friday by the Department of Transportation... more »»

Gov’t says colder weather will boost heating bills

October 14, 2016 Expect to pay more to heat your home this winter than you spent last year. more »»

Verizon: Yahoo breach had ‘material’ impact

October 14, 2016 Verizon's top lawyer says it now has reason to believe Yahoo's recently disclosed data breach has a "material" impact on Verizon's pending $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo. more »»

Disability rights group sues Uber over access

October 14, 2016 CHICAGO — A Chicago disability rights group sued Uber Thursday over wheelchair accessibility, arguing that the mobile ride-hailing company's adherence to federal disability laws "ranges from token t... more »»


Laurel Lions Pancake Breakfast October 22, 2016

in the Legion Building, Laurel until 8:30 a.m. Menu: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee, juice. more »

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