By Paul Bedard | 09/02/14 12:27 PM
The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States would surge more than five times the current wave of 90,000 if President Obama grants amnesty, according to an immigration expert.
By Becket Adams | 09/02/14 12:26 PM
Aside from a hollow threat from Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and a terribly misconstrued quote from Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., there is nothing to suggest that the Republican Party is actually conspiring to shut down the government.
09/02/14 12:15 PM
U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as energy stocks weigh on the market and investors wait to see what actions central banks take later this week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 44 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,053 as of 11:53 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500...
09/02/14 11:32 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — While Ukraine's leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country's battered economy. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the...
09/02/14 11:15 AM
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo will spend about $2.5 billion to buy Compuware and take the software developer private. The companies said Tuesday that Compuware stock owners will receive about $10.92 for each share they own. That price includes mostly cash and some stock from Compuware spinoff...
09/02/14 11:01 AM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet including the prime minister who led it for two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government protests across the country....
09/02/14 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this...
09/02/14 10:30 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Lee County school board rescinds vote to opt-out of state's standardized testing.
09/02/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US manufacturing expanded in August at fastest pace in 3½ years as orders and production rose.
09/02/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending rebounds 1.8 percent in July, biggest gain in more than 2 years.
09/02/14 09:45 AM
U.S. stocks are slightly higher in early trading as investors await the actions of global central banks. The Dow Jones industrial average edged up one point, or a fraction of a percent, to 17,099 as of 9:32 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up two points, or 0.1...
09/02/14 09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault in DC, sentenced to time served.
09/02/14 09:01 AM
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — 6 militants killed in US strike on al-Shabab in Somalia; fate of group's leader unclear.
09/02/14 09:00 AM
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target. The newest bid is worth $9.1 billion, or...
09/02/14 07:15 AM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen officials tell AP that president dismisses Cabinet amid standoff with Shiite rebels.
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