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Yahoo gave US intel agencies access to email

October 5, 2016 NEW YORK — Yahoo scanned hundreds of millions of incoming emails at the behest of U.S. intelligence or law enforcement, according to a report published Tuesday. more »»

Holiday sales expected to be up 3.6 percent

October 5, 2016 NEW YORK — Americans are expected to spend at a faster clip than last year for the critical holiday season, helped by an economy that should only continue to pick up, according to the nation's... more »»

Deutsche Bank shares swing wildly amid stability concerns

October 1, 2016 BERLIN — Shares in Deutsche Bank swung wildly on Friday, touching a record low before roaring back to life, amid speculation about the stability of Germany’s biggest bank and the European financial... more »»

Historic takeover of Puerto Rico’s finances, agencies begins

October 1, 2016 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A federal control board on Friday took over Puerto Rico’s finances and several government agencies for the first time in the U.S. more »»

US consumer spending at weakest pace in 5 months

October 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers scaled back their spending in August to its weakest pace in five months, reflecting a drop in spending on autos. more »»

EU nations ratify climate change pact

October 1, 2016 BRUSSELS — The European Union's environment ministers on Friday approved the ratification of the landmark Paris climate change pact, paving the way for the agreement to take effect in Novembe. more »»

House lawmakers heap blistering criticism on Wells Fargo CEO

September 30, 2016 WASHINGTON — Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo’s CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices... more »»

FCC delays vote on cable boxes rules

September 30, 2016 NEW YORK — Federal regulators delayed a decision Thursday on requiring cable and satellite TV companies to make free apps to eliminate the need for cable boxe. more »»

US Bank paying $13.5M to settle housing lawsuit

September 30, 2016 LOS ANGELES — U.S. Bank has agreed to pay $13.5 million to settle Los Angeles city allegations that it let 170 foreclosed homes fall into decay. more »»

Yellen: Economy likely ready for rate hike later in 2016

September 29, 2016 WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the central bank has no “fixed timetable” for raising interest rates but she believes the economy is ready for a rate hike by the... more »»

OPEC reaches preliminary deal to curb oil production

September 29, 2016 ALGIERS, Algeria — OPEC nations reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago, in an effort to reduce a global... more »»

Soda-tax battle bubbles up in San Francisco

September 29, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute t... more »»

FDA approves 'artificial pancreas'

September 29, 2016 WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by monitoring their blood sugar and... more »»

Wells Fargo claws back part of CEO, other executive’s pay

September 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank’s retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in bonuses as the bank tries to stem a scandal ove... more »»

Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles

September 28, 2016 Longtime customers of Target’s pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow. more »»

US home prices climbed again in July

September 28, 2016 WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose again in July, pulled up by strong gains in Portland, Seattle and Denver. more »»

Dockworkers, employers to talk contract concept

September 28, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Representatives of dockworkers who load and unload cargo at 29 West Coast sea ports will meet with their employers to discuss the concept of extending their contract, even though it... more »»

French rogue trader damages slashed from 4.9B to 1M euros

September 24, 2016 VERSAILLES, France — Former French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel will not have to pay 4.9 billion euros ($5. more »»

UPS testing delivery drones

September 24, 2016 MARBLEHEAD, Mass. — One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its syste. more »»

FDA approves lower-cost alternative to Humira

September 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Friday approved the first alternative version of the second-best selling drug in the world, Humira, the blockbuster injection used to treat rheumatoid arthritis an... more »»



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