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Barnes & Noble names Sears Canada CEO for retail business
NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble, which is splitting into two companies next month, named Sears Canada CEO Ronald Boire to lead its retail operations and said company CEO Michael Huseby will become executive chairman of its educational wing. Max...
Jul 3, 2015 | 10:03 AM
World stocks drift lower ahead of Greek vote; China plunges
Investors are awaiting the outcome of a weekend referendum in Greece on whether to accept more budget cuts in exchange for new bailout loans. Markets in Asia will get the first chance to react to the result of Sunday's vote.
Jul 3, 2015 | 9:03 AM
Cuba launches 1st public Wi-Fi hotspots on Havana avenue
Cuba launches 1st public Wi-Fi hotspots on Havana avenue HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along a main avenue that is the heart of Havana's cultural and social life, the first step in government promises to...
Jul 3, 2015 | 9:03 AM
Top US auto safety regulator says Chrysler to face sanctions
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiat Chrysler will be punished soon for failing to follow the law in 23 recalls involving more than 11 million vehicles, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Thursday. [...] Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National...
Jul 3, 2015 | 9:03 AM
Wine ice cream, maple water: 5 foods of the future?
Those were some of the alternate-universe products at this week's 61st annual Fancy Food Show. Many have limited distribution and aren't easy to find, but could signal coming trends.
Jul 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Google's new app blunders by calling black people 'gorillas'
Despite Google's apology, the gaffe threatens to cast the Internet company in an unflattering light at a time when it and its Silicon Valley peers have already been fending off accusations of discriminatory hiring practices. In this case, the...
Jul 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts
The proposed cash-and-stock deal, announced early Friday, could make Aetna the nation's second-largest insurer and a sizeable player in the rapidly growing Medicare Advantage business.
Jul 3, 2015 | 7:03 AM
Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure
Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.
Jul 3, 2015 | 7:03 AM
Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan
One of the pilots, Andre Borschberg, broke the record for the longest nonstop solo flight on the way to Hawaii.
Jul 3, 2015 | 7:03 AM
Recalls this week: Baby floats, snowmobiles, golf cars
A line of inflatable baby floats with a bad seam that can leak air are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other recalled consumer products include faulty snowmobiles and golf cars. The floats are inflatable round rings made of clear and...
Jul 3, 2015 | 7:03 AM