09/17/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US current account trade deficit narrows to $98.5 billion in second quarter, down 3.5 percent.
09/17/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August, first drop in 16 months, as energy costs dip.
09/17/14 08:30 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx's fiscal first-quarter net income rose 24 percent, thanks partly to a strong performance by its ground division. Its results beat analysts' estimates. The stock climbed before the market open on Wednesday. FedEx is getting a boost from the growth in online shopping,...
09/17/14 01:15 AM
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh top court commutes death sentence of a senior Islamist.
09/16/14 08:18 PM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists. The actions by lawmakers began to flesh out the emerging...
09/16/14 04:35 PM
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09/16/14 04:33 PM
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09/16/14 04:31 PM
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09/16/14 04:29 PM
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09/16/14 04:27 PM
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09/16/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing broadly higher as investors await the results of a key meeting by the Federal Reserve. All 10 industry groups in the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose Tuesday, led by health care, utilities and energy companies. The Dow rose 100 points, or 0.6...
09/16/14 03:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme." The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education company's private student loans. Corinthian misled...
09/16/14 03:02 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic State extremists who have seized a...
09/16/14 01:45 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brown signs bills seeking to regulate groundwater for first time in drought-parched California.
09/16/14 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning higher at midday with energy companies leading the gains. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,995 at 12:03 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 83 points, or 0.5 percent, to 17,116. The...
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