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Hopeful sign for US economy: Job hunting ticks up
WASHINGTON (AP) — For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job market. Americans in their prime working years — ages 25 through 54 — are driving the...
Feb 5, 2016 | 8:05 PM
Lions Gate shares plunge on earns miss as merger hopes fade
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of "The Hunger Games" and investors fled as hopes diminished for the company to become an...
Feb 5, 2016 | 8:05 PM
Tech shares plunge as investors flee from high valuations
The willingness of U.S. stock investors to abide price-earnings ratios stretching into three and four digits came under serious pressure Friday.
Feb 5, 2016 | 7:05 PM
11-step process to get photos too much
Trouble retrieving photos; recommendation on whether laptop should undergo a “cleanup”; adding more anti-virus protection.
Feb 5, 2016 | 7:05 PM
Weyerhaeuser earnings fall as it prepares for Plum Creek merger
Weyerhaeuser’s fourth quarter earnings from continuing operations fell 17 percent from the same quarter last year, the company reported Friday.
Feb 5, 2016 | 6:05 PM
EPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in river
DENVER (AP) — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday. Some of the metals reached the...
Feb 5, 2016 | 5:05 PM
Rules for using drones
The FAA requires vehicles to remain below 400 feet, within sight, clear of aircraft (and 5 miles away from airports). Their use is also banned on military bases and national parks.
Feb 5, 2016 | 5:05 PM
Captivated by the highflying world of drones
A growing number of people have become captivated by drones. But how they’re used, especially among consumers, has yet to be fully worked out.
Feb 5, 2016 | 5:05 PM
Coffee-pod trend has peaked in U.S.
Coffee-pod sales grew quickly during the recession, as Americans shifted to single-serve as a cheaper alternative to buying coffee out.
Feb 5, 2016 | 4:05 PM
Business Highlights
___ Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the...
Feb 5, 2016 | 4:05 PM