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Emera plans to buy Teco Energy for $6.48B

September 5, 2015 NEW YORK — Canadian energy company Emera said Friday it will buy Teco Energy, an electric and gas utility that does business in Florida and New Mexico, for about $6.48B. Emera Inc. more »»

Students ask Dept. of Education to discharge college debt

September 4, 2015 WASHINGTON — More than 3,000 former Corinthian College students will have their college loans erased, the first wave of debt relief tied to the collapse of the for-profit higher education chain. more »»

US services firms expand rapidly, lifted by strong sales

September 4, 2015 WASHINGTON — U.S. services companies expanded at a healthy pace in August, lifted by robust consumer spending resulting from steady job gains. more »»

Settlement in tech wage case harks back to different era

September 4, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies... more »»

Kraft Heinz expands Kraft Singles recall

September 4, 2015 NEW YORK — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first though. more »»

Egg group scrambled over eggless mayo maker

September 3, 2015 NEW YORK — A California company that makes an eggless mayonnaise alternative has the U.S. egg industry scrambling. more »»

Fed report shows autos, housing fueling US growth

September 3, 2015 WASHINGTON — While U.S. more »»

US bank earnings rose 7.3 pct in April-June quarter

September 3, 2015 WASHINGTON — U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7. more »»

Tesla says it will take orders for cheaper car

September 3, 2015 DETROIT — Tesla Motors says it will reveal its lower-cost Model 3 electric car in March and will start taking orders then. more »»

US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

September 2, 2015 NEW YORK — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing more than... more »»

Court sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay

September 2, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a case in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers. more »»

Panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

September 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday. more »»

FDA issues warning to caffeine distributors

September 2, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to five distributors of pure powdered caffeine, saying the products put consumers at risk. more »»

Doubts about China’s economic leadership sap confidence

September 1, 2015 WASHINGTON — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years. more »»

Investors are fleeing once popular emerging markets

September 1, 2015 NEW YORK — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street’s advice to buy emerging-market stocks. more »»

India’s antitrust probe into Google moves along

September 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — An investigation into whether Google has been abusing its dominance of Internet search to stifle competition in India is moving into its next phase. more »»

Google tries to woo iPhone owners

September 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple’s iPhone, escalating the rivals’ battle to strap their technology on people’s wrists. more »»

Eurozone inflation stable at low rate

September 1, 2015 BRUSSELS — Inflation in the 19-nation eurozone was stable in August at an annual rate of 0. more »»

NLRB ruling can hurt small business, groups say

September 1, 2015 A National Labor Relations Board ruling that modified the definition of an employer could hurt small businesses including franchises and subcontractors, according to industry groups that advocate fo... more »»

Fed vice chair in spotlight as markets seek rate hike clues

August 29, 2015 WASHINGTON — What once seemed a sure bet — that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in September — suddenly appears less certain following a wild week of stock market turbulence. more »»



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