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  • US rejects Norwegian Air bid for US-Europe flights Associated Press - 44 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the government is still reviewing its application for new service.

  • US Sen. Warren supports repealing state casino law Associated Press - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    Anti-gambling activists are touting a major boost from Sen. Elizabeth Warren as their campaign to repeal the state's casino law heads into the final stretch. The first-term Democrat said Monday she'll ...

  • Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list Associated Press - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a ...

  • Judges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E Associated Press - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
    Judges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E

    California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed ...

  • Dominican president vetoes new national park Associated Press - 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A proposal to create a new national park that would have blocked the expansion of a nickel mine in the forested mountains of the central Dominican Republic was vetoed Tuesday by President Danilo Medina.

  • Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts Associated Press - 2 hours 5 minutes ago
    Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts

    Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's ...

  • Goodyear says it won't build new factory in Ohio Associated Press - 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    Akron and Summit County officials say Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. won't build its new $500 million plant in Ohio. Officials received a letter Tuesday from the Akron-based tire company, explaining that Ohio ...

  • Legislators discuss relaxing wine-shipping laws Associated Press - 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    South Dakotans could be getting their favorite rare vintages shipped to their doorsteps in a few years, but only if a state lawmakers can come to a consensus on some key details. Legislators on the Alcohol ...

  • EPA OKs FutureGen plan for CO2 storage Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday said it has approved permits for the FutureGen clean coal project to store carbon dioxide underground, a key step in the longstanding plan to build the ...

  • Wet Seal CEO John Goodman resigns Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    Wet Seal Inc. said John D. Goodman resigned as chief executive, less than two years after he joined the teen retailer to turn around its business. The company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that Goodman ...

  • THEhotel in Vegas switches to new name Delano Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    THEhotel in Vegas switches to new name Delano

    Officials cut the ribbon Tuesday on the South Beach-inspired Delano Las Vegas, the renamed and renovated property on the campus of Mandalay Bay that was previously known as THEhotel. The 1,100-room, all-suite ...

  • In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

    The theft of nude photographs from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over ...

  • 5 protesters arrested after blocking oil train Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    5 protesters arrested after blocking oil train

    Five people were arrested Tuesday after tying themselves to poles erected over the railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett that about a dozen demonstrators blocked to protest ...

  • Attorney: Detroit needs debt plan to survive Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Attorney: Detroit needs debt plan to survive

    The plan to restructure billions of dollars in debt is the vehicle the Motor City needs to free up funds to provide services to residents and allow the city to survive, one of Detroit's attorneys told ...

  • Marvel's Disney-distributed space adventure — the top-grossing film of the year so far in North America — added another $22.9 million to its coffers over Labor Day weekend. Paramount's "Teenage Mutant ...

  • Switzerland, Singapore, US top economic rankings

    The United States' competitiveness among global economies has risen to the No. 3 spot behind Switzerland and Singapore in rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum. In its latest survey, ...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Amira Nature Foods Ltd. : Approximately 948,600 shares changed hands, a 349.1 percent increase over its 65-day ...

  • A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Doral Financial Corp. fell 9.7 percent to $6.06. Cloud Peak Energy Inc. fell 8.1 percent to $14.44. Emerge ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Compuware Corp. : Approximately 59,414,900 shares changed hands, a 3,050.6 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: American Independence Corp. : Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.3 decrease from its 65-day average volume. The shares ...

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top leisure companies were mixed at the close of trading: Carnival rose $.07 or .2 percent, to $37.95. Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $3.41 or 5.1 percent, to $63.10. MGM Resorts International ...

  • A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Conn's Inc. fell 30.8 percent to $31.00. RiceBran Tech fell 20.0 percent to $5.32. Alder BioPharm fell 13.1 percent to $14.80. ...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: Apple Inc. rose .8 percent to $103.30 with 51,980,300 shares traded. Compuware Corp. rose 13.3 percent to $10.59 with 59,414,900 shares traded. ...

  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top utilities companies were mixed at the close of trading: American Electric Power Co. fell $.82 or 1.5 percent, to $52.88. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell $.73 or 1.3 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading: AT&T Inc. fell $.12 or .3 percent, to $34.84. Verizon Communications Inc. fell $.05 or .1 percent, to $49.77.

  • A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: XRS Corp. rose 82.8 percent to $5.52. Image Sensing Systems Inc. rose 79.8 percent to $6.67. Digital Ally Inc. rose 79.0 percent ...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: American Municipal Income Portfolio Inc. : Approximately 1,100 shares changed hands, a 92.1 decrease from its ...

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top railroad companies were up at the close of trading: CSX rose $.15 or .5 percent, to $31.06. Canadian National Railway Co. rose $.44 or .6 percent, to $72.30. Canadian Pacific Railway ...

  • A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Castlight Health Inc. rose 12.5 percent to $13.40. GP Strategies Corp. rose 8.4 percent to $27.35. Parker ...

  • A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: Bank of America Corp. rose 1.1 percent to $16.27 with 57,865,100 shares traded. Ford Motor Co. rose 1.1 percent to $17.60 ...

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top staffing companies were up at the close of trading: Kelly Services Inc. class A rose $.20 or 1.2 percent, to $16.91. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose $.42 or 1.4 percent, to $30.67. ...

  • Final Glance: Insurance companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top insurance companies were mixed at the close of trading: ACE L rose $.30 or .3 percent, to $106.63. Aflac Inc. rose $.02 or percent, to $61.26. American International Group fell $.26 ...

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top silver companies were down at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.15 or 4.6 percent, to $3.12. Pan American Silver Corp. fell $.27 or 1.9 percent, to $14.09. Silver Standard ...

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top supermarkets companies were mixed at the close of trading: Kroger rose $.35 or .7 percent, to $51.33. Safeway rose $.10 or .3 percent, to $34.88. Supervalu fell $.04 or .4 percent, to ...

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies were mixed at the close of trading: Baxter International Inc. fell $.69 or .9 percent, to $74.29. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell $.07 or .1 percent, to $50.58. ...

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top specialty retail companies were mixed at the close of trading: Autozone Inc. fell $2.28 or .4 percent, to $536.56. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. fell $.10 or .2 percent, to $64.16. Best Buy ...

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top machinery companies were mixed at the close of trading: Caterpillar fell $.15 or .1 percent, to $108.92. Deere & Co. fell $.32 or .4 percent, to $83.77. Manitowoc rose $.09 or .3 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top oil companies were down at the close of trading: BP PLC fell $.64 or 1.3 percent, to $47.20. Chevron fell $1.91 or 1.5 percent, to $127.54. ConocoPhillips fell $1.00 or 1.2 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top restaurant companies were mixed at the close of trading: Brinker International Inc. rose $.41 or .8 percent, to $49.31. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $4.25 or .6 percent, to $682.90. ...

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top medical devices companies were mixed at the close of trading: Allergan rose $2.77 or 1.7 percent, to $166.45. Baxter International Inc. fell $.69 or .9 percent, to $74.29. Boston Scientific ...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top managed care companies were down at the close of trading: Aetna fell $.20 or .2 percent, to $81.93. Cigna Corp. fell $.40 or .4 percent, to $94.20. Humana Inc. fell $1.29 or 1.0 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top homebuilders companies were mixed at the close of trading: DR Horton fell $.04 or .2 percent, to $21.64. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose $.10 or 2.4 percent, to $4.30. Lennar Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top internet companies were mixed at the close of trading: Amazon rose $3.34 or 1.0 percent, to $342.38. eBay fell $.62 or 1.1 percent, to $54.88. Google A rose $6.27 or 1.1 percent, to ...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top media companies were mixed at the close of trading: Comcast Corp. rose $.06 or .1 percent, to $54.78. Walt Disney Co. rose $.92 or 1.0 percent, to $90.80. Gannett rose $.34 or 1.0 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top gold companies were down at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. fell $.53 or 2.9 percent, to $17.86. Gold Fields fell $.11 or 2.3 percent, to $4.73. GoldCorp. fell $1.34 or 4.8 ...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top education companies were mixed at the close of trading: Apollo Group rose $.55 or 2.0 percent, to $28.32. Career Education Corp. rose $.15 or 2.7 percent, to $5.64. DeVryEd fell $.18 ...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.09 or .3 percent, to $32.11. General Mills Inc. fell $.02 or percent, to $53.36. Hormel Foods Corp. rose ...

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top drugstore companies were mixed at the close of trading: CVSCaremark rose $.28 or .4 percent, to $79.73. Rite Aid rose $.15 or 2.4 percent, to $6.37. Walgreen fell $.51 or .8 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top credit card companies were mixed at the close of trading: American Express Co. rose $.17 or .2 percent, to $89.72. Capital One Financial Corp. rose $.52 or .6 percent, to $82.58. Discover ...

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    Shares of some top health care equipment companies were mixed at the close of trading: Becton, Dickinson & Co. fell $.32 or .3 percent, to $116.85. Covidien rose $.33 or .4 percent, to $87.16. Patterson ...

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