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  • Lloyds bank settles with US, UK over market fixing

    LONDON (AP) — Lloyds Banking Group is paying $369 million to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated a key global interest rate. Lloyds, one of the world's largest banks, on Monday became the sixth financial firm sanctioned in the international rate-rigging scandal....

  • Gas prices down 4 cents in Massachusetts

    BOSTON (AP) — Gas prices in Massachusetts have dropped another 4 cents in the past week. AAA Southern New England says the price for self-serve regular is currently averaging $3.58 cents per gallon and has fallen 12 cents in the past month. The state is 6 cents higher than the current...

  • Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate

    BEIRUT (AP) — More than 2,000 Syrians — almost half of them pro-government forces — have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civil war, opposition activists said Monday. The reports reflect a recent...

  • 5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — There has been panic and fear about the deadly Ebola disease spreading ever since Nigerian health officials reported Friday that a Liberian man sick with the disease had traveled to Togo and then Nigeria before dying. Here are five things to know about Ebola and how it is...

  • Red Lobster goes vertical on plate to push quality

    NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants. The changes mark the latest attempt by the struggling seafood to stop a...

  • Gadget Watch: PadFone novel as phone-tablet hybrid

    NEW YORK (AP) — Companies often blend old products to give you something new. This summer, AsusTek Computer Inc. claims you don't need both a phone and a tablet — as long as you get its new PadFone X. The PadFone works like any other phone and has a screen that measures 5 inches diagonally....

  • Trial in salmonella outbreak begins in Georgia

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Jury selection is underway in the trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago. Jury selection began Monday in federal court in Albany in the trial of former Peanut Company of America owner Stewart...

  • Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

    NEW YORK (AP) — Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market. Zillow will also...

  • Longtime Lansing coffee company set to expand

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Citing growing sales, Paramount Coffee plans to invest $3.5 million into its local operations in part by opening a new distribution center near Capital Region International Airport next month. The Lansing-based roaster expects to open a 58,000-square-foot building by...

  • Virgin America files plans for IPO

    NEW YORK (AP) — Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street. The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares. Virgin America Inc., which operates out of Los Angeles and San Francisco, flies to 22 airports in the United States and Mexico and has a...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 9

    President Obama will meet with Texas Gov. Rick Perry today to discuss the ongoing crisis at the U.S. southern border.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 3

    The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a field hearing in McAllen, Texas, today to discuss the recent increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Texas Gov. Rick Perry will testify to the surge. Pennsylvania embattled Republican Gov. Tom Corbett was given more...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 2

    A new poll out of Michigan shows incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Snyder tied with Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. The poll, released by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling, shows the two men with 40 percent of the vote.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 1

    The country is still buzzing this morning following a decision by the Supreme Court that has been labeled as a major blow to the Affordable Care Act.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 30

    President Obama is set to tap Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs today. McDonald is a former executive of Procter and Gamble, having worked for the company from July 2009 to July 2013. Recently, President Obama accepted the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.



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