08/01/14 08:15 AM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co.'s fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 38 percent, bolstered in part by lower expenses. Its stock rose more than 2 percent in premarket trading on Friday. The world's largest consumer product maker said that net income increased to $2.58 billion, or...
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/01/14 08:01 AM
All eyes are on the House of Representatives today. The lawmakers were slated to leave for their August recess Thursday night but were called back into action until they hold a vote on the immigration bill addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border.
By Arthur Herman | 08/01/14 07:35 AM
Hamas is systematically blocking development of the one natural resource the Gaza Strip has, the Gaza Marine offshore natural gas reserves.
08/01/14 07:03 AM
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan's second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267. The series of five explosions from about midnight Thursday to early Friday struck a...
By Paul Bedard | 08/01/14 07:01 AM
The Ben Carson political phenomenon recorded its 100,000th unique donation, making theÂ National Draft Ben Carson for President CommitteeÂ as successful and popular as the pro-Hillary Clinton group "Ready for Hillary."
By Ashe Schow | 07/31/14 06:15 PM
Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general who's now president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, said his organization isn't backing down over the Mississippi runoff election results from June.
08/01/14 06:16 AM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Official says Israeli tank fire has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 05:53 AM
What the world really needs right now is for a handful of entertainers to air their very serious opinions on a conflict that has existed for longer than most of them have been alive.
08/01/14 05:46 AM
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter's backup doping sample has also come back positive for banned substances. Chika Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after winning the 53-kilogram (117-pound) division last...
08/01/14 05:00 AM
FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A rare yellow lobster nearly wound up on a dinner plate after being delivered in a Publix grocery store's daily seafood shipment. Publix manager Church Jones told the Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1ka2FEv ) the lobster arrived at his Flagler Beach store on...
By Richard Pollock | 07/31/14 06:15 PM
Officials at the Government Accountability Office are launching an investigation into charges of workplace discrimination and retaliation at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 06:58 PM
Backing prison reform lets Republicans simultaneously resurrect compassionate conservatism and reach out to voters who wouldn't typically find much to love from the GOP.
07/31/14 09:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Thursday to a $10.8 billion bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states through the summer construction season and the fall elections. The Senate passed the House-written bill on an 81-13 vote after rejecting it earlier this week. The...
07/31/14 09:30 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California appellate court overturns high-speed rail court rulings in big win for project .
07/31/14 09:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year. Final rules announced Thursday would reduce the number of government poultry inspectors. But...
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