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Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.
Jul 25, 2014 | 10:25 PM
Red Lion puts Bellevue hotel on market
The Red Lion Hotel sits on six acres along the I-405 corridor and is adjacent to a planned East Link light rail stop at 112 Avenue Southeast and Main Street.
Jul 25, 2014 | 8:25 PM
Symetra Financial stock up on Q2 results
Symetra, which sells annuities, employee benifits and life insurance, had total revenue of $547.1 million for the second quarter, up from $513.2 million a year ago.
Jul 25, 2014 | 8:25 PM
When backup hard drive needs a housecleaning
First check on what kind of backups — full or incremental — are being made and whether images of the entire hard drive are being saved, writes Patrick Marshall. He also advises a user struggling with display problems on a new high-def laptop.
Jul 25, 2014 | 8:25 PM
Circle the skies, from your smartphone or tablet
Apps focusing on realistic graphics, sophisticated controls and staged missions allow users to capture a bit of the delight of flight.
Jul 25, 2014 | 8:25 PM
UK economy grows to surpass pre-crisis peak
LONDON (AP) — Britain's economy has grown to surpass the peak it reached in 2008, before the global banking crisis caused a deep recession, official figures showed Friday. The global financial crisis triggered a deep downturn for the British...
Jul 25, 2014 | 7:25 PM
German business confidence drops for 3rd month
BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence fell for a third consecutive month amid ongoing concerns about the economic impact of the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East, though consumer confidence in Europe's largest economy remained robust, surveys...
Jul 25, 2014 | 6:25 PM
Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app
Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app ATLANTA (AP) — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have...
Jul 25, 2014 | 5:25 PM
A 'durable' economy? Allow me to retort | Jon Talton
The Associated Press produced what in the South they would call an interesting story this week asserting that this abysmal recovery is really a good thing because it will produce a more "durable" economy. As the economic thinker Samuel L. Jackson...
Jul 25, 2014 | 4:25 PM
Ukraine detours likely to bring higher airfares
Flights are longer, more fuel is used as airlines on busy Europe to Middle East and Asia routes avoid Ukraine airspace — and ticket prices are expected to increase.
Jul 25, 2014 | 4:25 PM