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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 April 1417,495,282Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public...
Apr 16, 2014 | 8:16 AM
Real estate profile, April 15, 2014
Magnolia is a unique Seattle neighborhood, close to the center of Seattle and yet set off on its own thanks to water bordering three sides and a rail yard on the fourth. And, while neighboring Queen Anne is known for its early 20th century houses,...
Apr 16, 2014 | 8:16 AM
Boeing managers say transfer of engineer jobs damaging talent, morale
Company documents reveal that Boeing’s plan to transfer 1,000 technology research jobs out of Washington state has caused widespread internal dissent and confusion. Some top engineers are leaving to work elsewhere.
Apr 16, 2014 | 8:16 AM
Oil falls ahead of Ukraine meeting, US supply data
The price of oil fell Tuesday ahead of talks aimed at defusing tensions over Ukraine and the latest report on U.S. oil supplies. Data for the week ending April 11 is expected to show an increase of 2.4 million barrels in crude oil stocks, according...
Apr 16, 2014 | 7:16 AM
Tobacco cos. make payments under state settlement
(AP) — The nation's top cigarette makers said Tuesday they have made about $6 billion in annual payments as part of a longstanding settlement in which some companies are paying states for smoking-related health care costs. Under the 1998 Master...
Apr 16, 2014 | 7:16 AM
Yellen signals more aggressive stance toward banks
Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system. [...] firms range from money market...
Apr 16, 2014 | 7:16 AM
Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda dips
The drop in the first quarter was offset by stronger sales of its noncarbonated drinks that include Minute Maid, Powerade and Dasani bottled water. The decline in global soda volume comes as Coca-Cola increasingly is relying on non-carbonated...
Apr 16, 2014 | 7:16 AM
J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs
A turnaround in Johnson & Johnson's prescription medicine business fueled by new drugs, combined with reduced production and administration expenses, lifted first-quarter profit by 8 percent. The world's biggest maker of health care products...
Apr 16, 2014 | 5:16 AM
Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders
President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration laws while there's still a window for Congress to pass legislation.
Apr 16, 2014 | 4:16 AM
Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update
Before, voice search lacked the natural language interactions of Apple's Siri and Google Now. The updated Windows Phone system has Cortana, which combines Siri's personality with Google Now's knack for anticipating what you need before you even ask...
Apr 16, 2014 | 4:16 AM