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  • Revel casino auction to continue on Tuesday

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bankruptcy court auction for Revel, the failed luxury casino-hotel on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, is scheduled to resume. An auction that began last Wednesday was suspended due to the approach of the Rosh Hashanah holiday. It will continue on Tuesday. Revel has...

  • Lufthansa long-haul pilots start 15-hour strike

    BERLIN (AP) — Pilots on Lufthansa's long-haul fleet have started a 15-hour walkout at the airline's main Frankfurt hub in a festering contract dispute. The Vereinigung Cockpit union called members out on strike from 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) Tuesday in its fourth limited several-hour walkout over...

  • China manufacturing growth in September low

    BEIJING (AP) — A survey has found China's manufacturing activity in September held steady at the previous month's low level, indicating the world's second-largest economy faces risks to growth. HSBC Corp. said Tuesday its monthly purchasing managers' index stood at 50.2 on a 100-point scale on...

  • Ikea's lone Michigan store is planning expansion

    CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A building adjacent to an Ikea store west of Detroit is set to be demolished as part of the Swedish retailer's plan to expand its lone Michigan location. The razing of the 30,000 square-foot building is to take place on Tuesday in Canton Township. Ikea Canton...

  • German jobless rate down to 6.5 percent

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate dipped to 6.5 percent in September as hiring picked up after the summer break. The Federal Labor Agency said Tuesday the unadjusted jobless rate fell from 6.7 percent in August, with 2.808 million people registered unemployed. That's 94,000 fewer than...

  • Royal Bank of Scotland sees finances improve

    LONDON (AP) — Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland says strong economic conditions are boosting its finances and that it expects to take a smaller hit from bad investments this year. The bank, which was rescued by the British taxpayer during the 2008 financial crisis, issued an unscheduled...

  • Developer asks for more time for LA football plan

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A developer that proposed building an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles asked the mayor and other city officials Monday for more time to lure a professional football team. Anschutz Entertainment Group's two-year agreement for the right to replace the city's convention...

  • Asian stocks mostly lower after US declines

    BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index tumbled 1.2 percent to 22,945.80 points after...

  • Kauai Community College gets new equipment boost

    LIHUI, Hawaii (AP) — Filmmakers and artists at Kauai Community College are getting a boost from new equipment that they can use to make documentaries about life on the island. The school's digital media arts department now has $100,000 in state-of-the-art equipment. The money for the digital...

  • Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. In its decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded that the project, as approved with conditions, would...

  • Boston City Council members weigh $25K pay raise

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston City Council members kicked off a discussion Monday on possibly giving themselves each a $25,000 raise to bring their salaries more in line with their counterparts in New York and other major U.S. cities, even as questions arise over whether the proposal violates...

  • Gov't settles with newspaper over seized notes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ordering a review of training for Coast Guard criminal investigators as part of settlement in a federal lawsuit over the 2013 seizure of a reporter's notes. The Washington Times and former newspaper reporter Audrey Hudson sued the government last...

  • Qantas puts world's largest plane on longest route

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Qantas is putting the world's biggest passenger plane on the world's longest airline route. A Qantas Airbus A380 touched down Monday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport about 15 hours after leaving Sydney, Australia, on the 8,578-mile journey. The double-deck,...

  • Indiana, Fort Wayne project builder work on safety

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The lead contractor on a large downtown Fort Wayne development and the Indiana Department of Labor have agreed to collaborate on workplace safety during construction, officials said Monday. Labor Department staff will conduct safety training for Weigand Construction Co....

  • Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons

    NEW YORK (AP) — Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday. The companies said that in late August or early September, malicious software was installed on networks that process credit and debit card transactions at...



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