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Yellen signals uncertainty about a rate increase
Though the unemployment rate has steadily dropped, Yellen suggested that other gauges of the job market have become harder to assess and may reflect persistent weakness. In her keynote address, Yellen suggested that pay gains for U.S. workers,...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits
PARIS (AP) — European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network. The...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes
BERLIN (AP) — A union representing Lufthansa's pilots is threatening a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits. The Vereinigung Cockpit union says in a statement it may order pilots to strike "...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
After Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'
The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that capture video footage of law enforcement's interactions with...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about lending to women-owned businesses, Maria Coyne, head of small business banking at KeyBank, was quoted by The Associated Press as saying the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. examines banks' lending records and...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Aug 2117,665,674Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers
WASHINGTON (AP) — The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday. USIS, once...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
Gap and Dynegy are big market movers
The video game retailer reported a surge in quarterly profit on strong sales of game consoles, beating Wall Street expectations. The athletic footwear and apparel retailer reported a jump in quarterly profit and revenue, beating Wall Street...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
Rocket explodes during test flight; no injuries
MCGREGOR, Texas (AP) — An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Central Texas development site, the company said Friday. The test flight involved a three-engine version of the company's reusable Falcon...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM
Jackson Hole demonstrators rally against rate hike
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — Shadowing central bankers and economists at the annual Federal Reserve conference here, a group of about 10 demonstrators pressed Fed Chair Janet Yellen not to yield to pressure to raise interest rates. Carrying...
Aug 23, 2014 | 10:23 AM