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  • FDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. for adults with the most common form of the disease. The agency on Thursday cleared the drug, Trulicity, as a weekly injection to improve blood sugar control in patients with...

  • Kentucky nears full job recovery from recession

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's economy is on pace in the coming months to fully regain all the jobs lost during the Great Recession — a milestone for a long recovery that's had its ups and downs, a state economist said Thursday. So far, the Bluegrass state has recovered 96 percent of the...

  • Rite Aid and Pier 1 are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Rite Aid Corp., down $1.23 to $5.41 The retail drugstore chain cut its full-year profit forecast, citing lower reimbursement rates and increased generic...

  • Federal appeals judge: Argentina's bullying a bank

    NEW YORK (AP) — Judges on a federal appeals court panel Thursday said they suspect Argentina has gone rogue, ignoring court orders and bullying a U.S. bank to try to prevent it from obeying a court order. Judge Reena Raggi of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals made the South American nation...

  • UN calls Ebola a threat to international peace

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called the Ebola outbreak in Africa "a threat to international peace and security" Thursday and urged the world to provide health experts, field hospitals and medical supplies to combat the rapidly accelerating and deadly virus. A resolution...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • Bloomberg, Buffett at Detroit small business event

    DETROIT (AP) — More than 60 local business owners graduated Thursday from Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses program and were cheered on by some high-profile people — former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, billionaire investor Warren Buffett, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit...

  • Clorox says Dorer will become its CEO in November

    NEW YORK (AP) — Clorox said Thursday it will promote Benno Dorer to CEO of the consumer products maker. The Oakland, California, company said Dorer will become its CEO on Nov. 20. Dorer, 50, has been chief operating officer since January 2013. Clorox Co. said he will also join the board of...

  • Range Resources to pay $4M drilling waste fine

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste. The penalty is the largest the state has ever imposed on the shale gas industry. Range,...

  • Polls close, vote counting begins in Scotland's historic referendum on independence

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Polls close, vote counting begins in Scotland's historic referendum on independence.



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