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  • German court receives suit against EU bank union

    BERLIN (AP) — A group of German professors has filed a complaint to the country's highest court against the European Union's plans to create a so-called banking union, a central part of the effort to make the continent's financial system more resilient. The Federal Constitutional Court said...

  • Ur-Energy: 8.8M pounds of uranium at Wyoming site

    RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — A Colorado mining company says it has identified more than 8.8 million pounds of uranium at a site it recently acquired in Wyoming's Shirley Basin. The Rawlins Daily Times reported Monday (http://tinyurl.com/pvvgw8r ) Ur (yu-AR')-Energy of Englewood, Colorado, says the...

  • What if Obama defended American business?

    Just for once, wouldn't it be great if President Obama actually defended American business, instead of attacking it?

  • Zillow buying Trulia to make real estate titan

    NEW YORK (AP) — Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market. Zillow would also become the king of real estate listings available on smartphones. "It's a very sound business move by...

  • RPM Intl agrees to $797.5M deal on asbestos claims

    MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its Specialty Products Holding Corp. The Medina, Ohio, company said Monday that the agreement still...

  • US stocks open mixed on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is opening mixed at the start of a busy week as a batch of merger announcements lift shares in Family Dollar and other companies. The Dow Jones industrial average rose six points to 16,964 shortly after the market opened Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...

  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    CHICAGO (AP) — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine. The dispute involves new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics,...

  • Japan to step up sanctions against Russia

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing more sanctions against Russia over its support for pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine who are accused of shooting down a Malaysian jet, the chief government spokesman said Monday. The sanctions include the freezing of assets held in Japan by individuals and groups...

  • Bumper crop of Ohio corn drives down prices

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's bumper crop of corn this year means lower prices at the supermarket and vegetable stands. The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years. That's not so good for farmers, but consumers are benefiting....

  • Projects in 5 counties fight blight, boost housing

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Projects in five Michigan counties are getting a share of more than $2.5 million to help fight blight as well as create senior housing, officials said. The work is planned for Berrien, Calhoun, Genesee, Ingham and Kalamazoo counties. The Community Development Division of...

  • Fireworks association plans 2016 Michigan event

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The National Fireworks Association plans to hold its annual convention in Grand Rapids in 2016. WOOD-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1nQo9pb ) Experience Grand Rapids, the official destination marketing organization for Kent County, announced the booking on Monday. The...

  • Car rates returning to levels before deregulation

    BOSTON (AP) — Auto insurance rates that fell sharply after deregulation in Massachusetts are climbing again. The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1rQTmdE ) reports that five years after the state began to allow insurers to set their own rates, the average premium was about the same as it was...

  • Britain reopens way for fracking

    LONDON (AP) — Energy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial fracking process caused seismic tremors which led the government to suspend operations. Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock said shale gas has...

  • Tyson 3Q profit climbs 4.4 percent

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) on Monday reported net income that rose by 4.4 percent in its fiscal third quarter, and fell short of analysts' expectations. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said earnings increased to $260 million, or 73 cents per share, from $249...

  • Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS. The South Korean company had planned to start selling...



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