NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as the stock market comes off of four straight weeks of gains.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 21 points to 15,332 shortly after the opening bell Monday, a loss of 0.1 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index was off a
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - United Arab Emirates-based construction company Arabtec says it's working to resolve a rare strike by laborers seeking higher wages.
Labor protests are uncommon across the Gulf Arab states, which depend on workers mostly from South Asia for vital construction
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
The deal announced Monday represents Mayer's boldest move yet since she left
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Chesapeake Energy has named Anadarko Petroleum executive Robert Douglas Lawler as its new CEO.
The appointment of the 46-year-old Lawler comes after a tough year during which Chesapeake's board ousted its founder and the company worked to shore up its finances.
The new CEO
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures are relatively flat as investors take a breather and some analysts wonder how long the bull-market run can last.
Dow Jones industrial average futures are down 7 points to 15,308. The broader S&P 500 is down less than a point at 1,662.3. Nasdaq futures are down
By MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Actavis is buying Warner Chilcott in an all-stock transaction valued at about $8.5 billion which would create the third-biggest specialty pharmaceutical company in the U.S.
The announcement on Monday comes after the two companies said earlier
By LOUISE WATTAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China is urging North Korea to release a Chinese fishing boat whose owner says it was seized by gun-toting North Koreans earlier this month and held for ransom, in the latest irritant in relations between the neighboring allies.
Boat owner Yu Xuejun,
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer spending is likely to pick up this year, while government spending declines at a faster rate, according to a survey of business economists.
The economists predict that the U.S. economy will grow 2.4 percent this year and 3 percent next year. That's unchanged from
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAP Business Writer
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The mountains of Sochi are now home to Potanin's slope, Gazprom's gondola lift and Sberbank's ski jump. The nicknames used by locals and an army of construction workers leave no doubt about who is paying for the 2014 Winter
By RAVI NESSMANAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - The leaders of India and China played down their recent border dispute and other tensions Monday, pledging to work together for regional stability and the economic growth of the world's two most populous nations.
Friction has been building
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A public memorial for the patriots who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3 will be held May 28, 2013 at the Inland Northwest Bank Performing Arts Center at 1 p.m. Capt.
Mark Tyler Voss, Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman "Tre" Mackey III will be
KHQ.COM - Domestic violence is a national epidemic, affecting about 33 million people every year. Last year alone, the YWCA in Spokane answered its crisis phone line more than ten thousand times and helped seven thousand women and their children.
In 2012, fifty-three people
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