Judges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 5:55 pmCalifornia regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday -- the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state -- for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood.
Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 3:06 pmHome Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 2:48 pmSqueezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.
Figures on government spending and debt
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 2:42 pmFigures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 2:30 pmAtlantic City's newest casino -- and its biggest, costliest flop -- went out with barely a whimper.
Russia investment fund hides US advisers' names
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 2:12 pmA $10 billion investment fund backed by the Russian government that has avoided being targeted by U.S. economic sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine redesigned its website Tuesday and made it more difficult to find names of prominent U.S. and European executives on its international advisory board.
McDonald's boosts oversight of Chinese suppliers
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 1:36 pmMcDonald's said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain's sales and reputation.
Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 1:36 pmNorwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector by buying the high-end Prestige Cruises International in a deal valued at about $3 billion, including debt.
Novartis and Exelixis are big market movers
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 1:24 pmStocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 12:31 pmThe Washington Post is ending 80 years of being led by the Graham family with the departure of Publisher Katharine Weymouth.
Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury bill auction
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 12:01 pmInterest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to the lowest level since late April while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
Google's corporate products division changes name
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 11:31 amGoogle is hoping a new brand will help sell more of its services to other companies.
New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 11:06 amA bank purposely avoided giving mortgages to African-Americans by locating all of its branches outside black neighborhoods and directing advertising and loan products toward largely white communities, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday as part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining.
US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3Â½ years
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 10:48 amU.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.
1-800-FLOWERS buying Harry & David for $142.5M
Associated Press | September 02, 2014 10:30 am1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts.
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