BP: Failed blowout preventer removed from well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP PLC said the blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from spewing into the Gulf of Mexico was removed from the company's well on Frid..
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Bernanke testifying to crisis inquiry panel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is set to appear before a panel investigating the financial crisis to give his take on the meltdown a..
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Ad campaign will show off Xerox's service business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Xerox Corp. has this message for you: For the last time, we're not just about making copies. To hammer that home, the company ..
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Traders exit bond market on manufacturing report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors dropped out of the bond market Wednesday after two upbeat manufacturing reports quelled fears about a weakening economy. ..
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Pharmacy measure in ND Supreme Court's hands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of a voter initiative that could help bring cheaper prescription drugs to North Dakota are hoping a legal technicality won't..
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Caterpillar opens new Arkansas factory, hiring 600

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By: WINK Administrator

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. dedicated a $140 million road grader factory Wednesday, a facility that will employ 600 people and produce th..
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July unemployment up in about half of US cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate rose in nearly half of the nation's 374 largest metro areas in July, as the pace of hiring slowed from earlier this year. The Labor Departme..
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Apple CEO Jobs announces new iPod lineup

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple CEO Steve Jobs is introducing a new line of iPods. Jobs is unveiling a new iPod Nano without any buttons. It has a touch screen instead. He also is intro..
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Number of illegal immigrants in US now declining

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of illegal immigrants living in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in two decades — decreasing by 8 percent since 20..
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BP spent $93M on advertising after Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil giant BP says it has spent more than $5 million a week on advertising since the Gulf Coast oil spill — more than three times the..
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E-smokes gaining steam amid calls for a ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Galen Kipe hasn't smoked a cigarette in more than three months. He couldn't kick his habit of 17 years with nicotine patc..
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Banks to allow local groups to buy foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Major banks are agreeing to give local governments and nonprofit groups the ability to buy foreclosed homes before they are sold to private investors. The Obama a..
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Construction activity declines 1 percent in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Construction spending tumbled in July to the lowest level in a decade, as the housing market struggles in the weak economy and without a popular home-buying tax c..
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GM reports 7 percent sales dip compared with July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co.'s August sales dipped 7 percent compared with July as fears about the shaky economy discouraged customers from buying new cars and trucks. U.S. au..
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Lee County foreclosure filings up in August

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New foreclosure numbers released Wednesday show the number of foreclosures filed by banks rising slightly in Lee County in August. The clerk of courts reports re..
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US manufacturing grows for 13th straight month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. manufacturing expanded in August for the 13th straight month, lifting hopes that economic growth won't stall. The Institu..
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Manufacturing in US and aboard lifts economy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturing is growing in the United States and abroad, easing fears that the economy might be on the verge of a second recession. ..
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Botox-maker pays $600M to resolve investigation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Allergan says it will pay $600 million to settle a years-long federal investigation into how it marketed its top-selling drug Botox. ..
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Report: Burger King considers selling company

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Burger King Holdings Inc. climbed Wednesday morning after a published report said that the fast food chain was discussing a possibl..
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Buyout firm denies it's in talks over Burger King

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — A private equity firm denied it's in talks to acquire Burger King Holdings Inc., after a published report linked 3i Group PLC to the fast-foo..
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