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

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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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Reports: Burger King considers selling company

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Burger King Holdings Inc. soared 15 percent Wednesday after published reports said the fast food chain was in talks to be acquired ..
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Regulators defend actions on Lehman, Wachovia

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal bank regulators on Wednesday defended their actions leading up to the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the purchase of Wachovia at t..
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Ex-Lehman CEO says regulators refused to save firm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former chief of Lehman Brothers told a panel investigating the financial crisis that the Wall Street firm could have been rescued, but ..
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Lehman, Wachovia CEOs coming before panel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inquiry panel is hearing from former CEOs of two big banks that succumbed to the financial crisis, Lehman Brothers and Wachovia Corp., a..
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Federal agents descend on egg farms for 2nd time

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have descended for a second time on Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms, the two Iowa farms at the center of a salmonella..
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Obama says reviving economy the most urgent task

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his central responsibility as president is to restore the nation's fragile economy and to help put the millions..
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Stocks end a brutal August with meager gains

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By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market ended its worst August since 2001 with meager gains Tuesday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting showed off..
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Grains prices drop, livestock futures trade mixed

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By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures dropped Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 18.75 cents to $6.8575 a bushel;..
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SEC says it lacked authority to charge Moody's

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission has declined to seek fraud charges against Moody's Investors Services over its ratings of risky inve..
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US appeals order blocking stem cell research

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Tuesday asked a federal judge to lift a restraining order that it says could undercut U.S. government funded em..
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Feds appeal order blocking stem cell research

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Tuesday asked a federal judge to lift a restraining order that it says could undercut federally funded embryoni..
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Fed officials discussed further stimulus steps

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials signaled at their August meeting that they would consider going beyond a modest program to purchase government de..
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Drilling agency imposes conflict-of-interest rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scandalized by federal regulators who had sex with oil company executives and negotiated with them for jobs, the agency that oversees offsh..
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A look at home prices in 20 US cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Home prices rose in June as now-expired tax credits inspired a burst of home-buying. But demand has faded and prices are expected to fall through the rest of the ye..
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FDA looks to curb abuse of cough medicine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are weighing restrictions on Robitussin, NyQuil and other cough suppressants to curb cases of abuse that send tho..
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Home prices up 1 percent in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in June for the third straight month amid a burst of home-buying due to tax incentives that have since expired. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Sh..
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