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Economists still expect rate hike before end of 2015
Panelists continue to expect the strong U.S. dollar and the economic slowdown in China to weigh on the U.S. economy, while lower crude oil prices and monetary policy easing in Japan and Europe are expected to help. [...] 14 percent of the panelists...
Oct 13, 2015 | 12:13 PM
Q&A with Ben Bernanke: ‘Why we acted very aggressively’ | Jon Talton
If you don't have a ticket to the former Federal Reserve chairman's talk at Town Hall Seattle — and even if you do — here's a discussion about the crisis, the central bank, and his years on the firing line.
Oct 13, 2015 | 12:13 PM
Union: Chronic shortage of air traffic controllers a crisis
WASHINGTON (AP) — A chronic shortage of controllers has reached a crisis that will lead to widespread flight delays if left unchecked, officials for the union that represents air traffic controllers said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration...
Oct 13, 2015 | 11:13 AM
Massachusetts nuclear power plant to close by 2019
BOSTON (AP) — The beleaguered Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, the only nuclear power plant in Massachusetts, will close by June 2019 because it’s becoming too expensive to run, its owner announced Tuesday. The decision by New Orleans-based...
Oct 13, 2015 | 11:13 AM
Southwest fixes technology issue that delayed Sunday flights
Southwest Airlines says it's fixed the technology problems that delayed hundreds of flights Sunday and that it expects a normal day of operations. Southwest used backup systems around the country on Sunday to check-in travelers lacking printed or...
Oct 13, 2015 | 10:13 AM
AP Exclusive: Clinton email server setup risked intrusions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers while using software that could have...
Oct 13, 2015 | 9:13 AM
US stocks drop as investors assess earnings, deals
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday for the first day in five as investors assessed company earnings and the latest corporate deal news. More evidence of weakness in China’s economy also unsettled the market. Ryder System led...
Oct 13, 2015 | 9:13 AM
Dell acquires data storage company EMC Corp. for about $67 billion
NEW YORK (AP) — Dell acquires data storage company EMC Corp. for about $67 billion .
Oct 13, 2015 | 9:13 AM
Less skin: Playboy to stop running pictures of nude women
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles. The magazine that helped usher in the sexual revolution in the 1950s and ’60s by bringing nudity into America’s living rooms — or at...
Oct 13, 2015 | 9:13 AM
Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine
GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just in front of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner, sending hundreds of jagged steel shards...
Oct 13, 2015 | 9:13 AM

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