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US job openings in June hit 13-year-plus high

August 13, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years. Employers posted 4.67 million jobs in June, up 2.1 percent from May’s total of 4. more »»

Apple's jobs held mostly by white, Asian men

August 13, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and... more »»

FDA approves lung preservation machine

August 13, 2014 WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators have approved a novel device that can preserve donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients. more »»

Atlantic City's Revel Casino to close in Sept.

August 13, 2014 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — When it opened just over two years ago, many hoped Revel would save Atlantic City's struggling casino industry, which has been bleeding money and jobs for years. Now the $2. more »»

Mexico opens gas, oil to foreign, private firms

August 11, 2014 MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law on Monday new rules governing a historic opening of Mexico’s state-run oil, gas and electricity industries to foreign and private companie. more »»

US agency warns consumers about Bitcoin risks

August 11, 2014 WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. more »»

Barneys to pay $525K in profiling probe

August 11, 2014 NEW YORK — Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints... more »»

Chiquita gets buyout offer from Safra, Cutrale

August 11, 2014 NEW YORK — Chiquita Brands has received a buyout offer worth about $611 million from investment firm Safra Group and the Brazilian agribusiness and juice company Cutrale Grou. more »»

Judge wants settlements of GM lawsuits

August 11, 2014 NEW YORK — A New York judge has told lawyers he’ll encourage settlements in lawsuits brought on behalf of nearly 1,000 plaintiffs against General Motors for defective ignition switche. more »»

Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

August 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — Caterpillar has evacuated a handful of employees from Liberia. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. has suspended a drilling project. British Airways has canceled flights to the region. more »»

Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

August 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The U.S. more »»

Malaysia plans overhaul of national airline

August 10, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s state investment company said Friday it plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned, removing it from the country’s stock exchange before carrying out... more »»

Russian accused of hacking is arraigned in Seattle

August 10, 2014 SEATTLE — A Russian lawmaker’s son accused of hacking computers at hundreds of U.S. businesses and stealing credit card information pleaded not guilty to 29 charges Friday. U.S. District Judge John L. more »»

Kinder Morgan to combine its family of companies

August 10, 2014 The Associated Press NEW YORK — The group of oil and gas pipeline and storage companies controlled by Kinder Morgan but traded separately will combine and become the 4th biggest U.S. more »»

Etihad, Gulf Air re-route Iraq flights

August 10, 2014 BAGHDAD — Two Gulf-based airlines said Saturday they have re-routed flights over Iraq because of the deteriorating security situation there, even as Turkish Airlines said it has resumed flights to... more »»

Kinder Morgan to combine its family of companies

August 10, 2014 NEW YORK — The group of oil and gas pipeline and storage companies controlled by Kinder Morgan but traded separately will combine and become the 4th biggest U.S. energy company by market value. more »»

McDonald’s sales hit by China scandal, US weakness

August 9, 2014 NEW YORK — McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scare in China. more »»

GM issues 6 more recalls covering 312,000 vehicles

August 9, 2014 DETROIT — General Motors on Friday issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issue. more »»

Malaysia to overhaul national airline

August 9, 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s state investment company said Friday it plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned, removing it from the country’s stock exchange before carrying out... more »»

Judge rejects $324.5M settlement of wage case

August 9, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has decided a $324. more »»

 
 

 

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