Ace buying Chubb in cash-and-stock deal valued at $28.3B
Associated Press | July 01, 2015 5:06 amInsurer Ace is buying The Chubb Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $28.3 billion that will boost its international presence.
Armenia whacked by protests over electricity price hike
Associated Press | July 01, 2015 12:48 amStreet protests in Armenia against a hike in electricity prices, which have been roiling the capital for nearly two weeks, are the most serious unrest the Caucasus nation has seen in years. The protests are continuing despite the president's decision to suspend the price rise.
Seoul court denies US fund's request to stop Samsung merger
Associated Press | July 01, 2015 12:42 amA South Korean court Wednesday denied an American hedge fund's request to stop Samsung from combining two of its companies, a largely expected ruling that gives South Korea's biggest business group a boost in an upcoming shareholder vote on the merger.
Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid
Associated Press | July 01, 2015 12:24 amExotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line.
China's manufacturing weak in June, more jobs cut
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:18 pmChina's manufacturing was weak in June and employers cut more jobs, two surveys showed Wednesday, in a new sign the world's second-largest economy is struggling to emerge from a slump.
Ex-Iowa egg farm manager gets probation after assisting feds
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 3:00 pmA former Iowa egg farm manager will avoid jail time after cooperating with investigators in a criminal prosecution stemming from a 2010 salmonella outbreak.
State Dept: Trade bill can't defend Israel's territories
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 2:42 pmOne day after President Barack Obama signed hard-fought trade legislation, his administration took issue with language meant to discourage boycotts of Israel.
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 2:19 pmU.S. stocks closed slightly higher Tuesday as investors followed talks between Greece and its creditors. The gains came a day after U.S. markets had their biggest plunge of the year following the collapse...
Treehouse Foods and Sony are big market movers
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 1:30 pmStocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
OxyContin maker bows out of meeting on harder-to-abuse drug
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:48 pmThe makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting to review the company's harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug.
Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:36 pmCNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network.
First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:00 pmA high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered at the White House on Tuesday.
United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 11:06 ama virtually free feedstock -- but it hasn't even begun construction on its first commercial-size plant, in Nevada. That plant is scheduled to begin production in 2017 but its capacity will be only around 10 million gallons. CEO Jim Macias said Fulcrum will quickly build several more plants with higher capacity.
Don't blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 11:00 amby a second.
ConAgra to sell store-brand food business
Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:00 amConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand packaged food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmaker Ralcorp.
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