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Senate blocks House surveillance bill, 2-month extension
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. Senate Majority...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
Private equity fund buying Cincinnati-based Frisch's
Private equity fund buying Cincinnati-based Frisch's CINCINNATI (AP) — Frisch's Big Boy restaurants are being sold to a private equity fund, the company announced Friday, ending family operation of the Cincinnati-based chain that dates to a 1939...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
US stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings news
Stocks spent much of the rest of the day drifting between losses and gains as investors considered a mixed bag corporate earnings and a slight increase in inflation. Among stocks making big gains, Deere & Co. rose $3.89, or 4.3 percent, to $93....
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
Target settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank support
NEW YORK (AP) — A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
Adult dating site investigating breach of user data
(AP) — The operator of a popular adult dating website said Friday it's investigating a data security breach following reports that hackers stole names, email addresses and information about the sexual orientation or habits of up to 4 million members...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
US stocks dip in quiet trading ahead of Memorial Day weekend
Trading volume was relatively light Friday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S. Bond prices fell after the government reported an increase in consumer prices last month.
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
Recalls this week: booster seats, gas ranges, crossbows
Recalls this week: booster seats, gas ranges, crossbows A line of children's booster seats with potentially faulty safety straps are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include several types of gas ranges with defects that can...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
Deere, Expedia are big market movers
Solid sales of its construction equipment offset a global agricultural slowdown for the farming equipment maker. The maker of canned soup, Pepperidge Farm cookies and V8 juice reported third-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations. The...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday
The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note on Friday. Major indexes fell from the start as oil drillers and other energy-related companies followed oil prices lower. Stocks spent much of the rest of the day drifting between...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM
Correction: Earns-Liberty Media story
(AP) — In a story May 8 about Liberty Media's earnings -- generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research -- the Associated Press reported erroneously the company's stock performance over the last 12 months. (AP) — Liberty...
May 25, 2015 | 6:25 PM