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Asian stocks rise after Wall Street rebound
The Shanghai Composite Index, whose sharp drop Monday triggered a global sell-off, rose 2.2 percent to 2,992.99 points, rebounding from several days' declines. Traders were encouraged by comments from William Dudley, president of the New York...
Aug 27, 2015 | 12:27 PM
Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons
(AP) — Wal-Mart will stop selling the AR-15 rifle and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them, a spokesman said Wednesday. Company spokesman Kory Lundberg said Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will remove the remaining...
Aug 27, 2015 | 12:27 PM
Bimbo Bakeries recalls bread sold in 11 states
NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory. The Horsham,...
Aug 27, 2015 | 12:27 PM
Labor trouble with pilots deepens at Republic Airways
DALLAS (AP) — The Teamsters group representing pilots at Republic Airways is balking at allowing a vote on the company's contract offer, deepening the rift between labor and management at the regional airline. Jim Clark, the president of Teamsters...
Aug 27, 2015 | 12:27 PM
Review: New phones, tablets keep Samsung at Android helm
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's new smartphones and tablets might not offer enough to entice current iPhone and iPad users to switch, but they keep Samsung at the head of the class among Android gadget makers. In a sense, if Samsung can't beat the...
Aug 27, 2015 | 12:27 PM
A glitch, or an omen, to downtown’s towering ambitions | Jon Talton
Work on a downtown tower has stopped amid a federal fraud investigation. It might carry wider shock waves than a single project.
Aug 27, 2015 | 12:27 PM
Dish and Sinclair agree in principle on new contract
NEW YORK (AP) — Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasters in the U.S., said Wednesday they've agreed on the outline of a new contract, one day after Sinclair's channels went dark for Dish customers. The contract...
Aug 27, 2015 | 11:27 AM
Q&A: What to make of the recent volatility in the markets
The wild swings in the stock market this week have sent market volatility levels to heights not seen since the financial crisis. A trader once described market volatility as like the turbulence that can hit an aircraft. First of all, volatility is...
Aug 27, 2015 | 11:27 AM
Google rejects EU anti-trust allegations as flawed
BRUSSELS (AP) — Google rejected on Thursday a complaint by Europe’s competition watchdog that the Internet giant is abusing its dominance in Web searches to promote its own products. The European Commission, the EU’s executive body,...
Aug 27, 2015 | 11:27 AM
State Department officials routinely sent secrets over email
WASHINGTON (AP) — The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email is consistent with a State Department culture in which diplomats routinely sent secret material on unsecured email during the past two...
Aug 27, 2015 | 10:27 AM

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