US lawmakers press Sony for info on data breach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are pressing Sony Corp. for more information about the loss of personal data in a security breach that affected 77 million a..
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5 banks fail in Fla., Ga., Mich.; makes 39 in '11

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators on Friday shut down banks in Florida, Georgia and Michigan, a total of five closures that lifted the number of U.S. bank failure..
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Freeport-McMoran CEO's pay increases 76 percent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DENVER (AP) — An Associated Press analysis shows the total pay package for the chief executive of Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. jumped 76 percent l..
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Delta Air Lines pays CEO $8 million for 2010

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The CEO of Delta Air Lines Inc. collected compensation valued at about $8 million last year, as the world's second-biggest airline turned a full-year profit. ..
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Massey moves to seal W.Va. coal mine where 29 died

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By: WINK Administrator

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Massey Energy Co. is moving to seal a West Virginia coal mine where 29 miners died in an explosion a year ago. A fede..
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DuPont raises offer for Danisco 7 percent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — DuPont is raising its $5.8 billion offer for Danish food-additives maker Danisco by about 7 percent and lowering the threshold for approval. ..
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Treasurys prices end the week higher

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Treasury prices are rising as investors position themselves ahead of the weekend. The price on the 10-year Treasury note rose ..
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Post office sales of gift cards approved

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The post office has a green light to try selling gift cards. Pre-paid cards have become one of the most popular gift items a..
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AP: Feds say NJ must repay $271M for rail tunnel

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Federal Transit Administration has determined that New Jersey must repay the federal government the entire $271 million it spent on ..
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US rig count up by 18, mostly in Oklahoma

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 1,818. Houston-based Bak..
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Casinos sense opening in online poker indictments

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The indictments that led to three major online poker companies shuttering U.S. operations have provided an opening for American casinos to c..
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Geithner gives some companies pass on new rules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has decided to let companies continue to trade certain contracts used to guard against swings in curren..
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US judge will again deny dismissal of Toyota suits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California says hundreds of lawsuits filed against Toyota over possible sudden-acceleration defects can move forw..
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Target CEO pay rises 83 percent on one-time items

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — An Associated Press analysis of documents filed Friday shows Target Corp.'s CEO received 2010 compensation valued at $24.8 million, 83 percen..
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Philip Morris USA, others win favorable verdict

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Philip Morris USA and other major tobacco companies won a lawsuit Friday filed by 37 Missouri hospitals seeking more than $455 million f..
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Bernanke calls for more lending to troubled areas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday called for more lending to people and small businesses in lower-income neighborhoods, sayin..
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Bernanke: Recession hit lower-income people most

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday called for more lending to people and small businesses in lower-income neighborhoods, sayin..
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United, Continental pushing fares up again

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DALLAS (AP) — United and Continental are raising airfares on many U.S. routes by up to $20 per round trip ticket. It's the latest effort to cover spiraling f..
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Publisher insists Harper Lee cooperated with bio

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of a biography of Harper Lee is standing by its assertion that the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird" cooperated with the book. ..
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GE chief has resigned from New York Fed board

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeffrey Immelt, the chief executive officer for General Electric Co., has resigned from the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, ..
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