DETROIT (AP) - A judge urged Detroit and its creditors to keep negotiating Thursday in a 150-page opinion that mimics his decision earlier this week that the city is eligible for a makeover in bankruptcy court.
Judge Steven Rhodes didn't break new ground since announcing the decision Tuesday
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Ecuador's government has summarily shut down a nonprofit environmental group that opposes Amazon rainforest oil drilling, alleging that it incited abusive public behavior.
It is the first such closure of an advocacy group by President Rafael Correa's government.
By ANNE FLAHERTYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of a popular Android mobile app that turns your phone into a flashlight has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the software secretly supplied cellphone locations to marketers, even when consumers rejected its
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Boeing is the king of the skies when it comes to U.S. aircraft production, a role that looks especially enviable these days as more than a dozen states grovel before the throne for a chance to share in the riches of the next-generation 777
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The world's biggest economies need to do more to bolster financial rules to avoid a repeat of the disastrous 2008 financial crisis, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday.
Lew said he will use a February meeting in Australia of the
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The government's monthly survey of the U.S. job market is always important on Wall Street. It's even more important these days. Investors are trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will decide that the economy is strong enough to thrive without
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency, asking it to disclose efforts to stop municipalities from using eminent domain to bail out underwater homeowners and make its dealings with the financial industry more
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The world's largest casino company is cautioning investors that Internet gambling might hurt, rather than help, its brick-and-mortar casinos.
Caesars Entertainment, which owns four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos, wrote in a filing
WASHINGTON (AP) - The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won't support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California made the comment today as senior lawmakers
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in early trading as retailers report weak results.
Aeropostale fell after reporting a loss in the third quarter as the teen retailer slashed prices in an effort to pull in shoppers. L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath &
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Apple wants Samsung Electronics to pay $22 million of the legal bills that the iPhone and iPad maker has rung up so far defending its mobile device patents in a courtroom battle.
The money sought in documents filed Thursday would be in addition to the $930 million in damages
By AMY CRAWFORDAssociated Press
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
Scientists and engineers working on high-tech hardware
By HAVEN DALEYAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The official noisemakers for next year's World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil will be significantly quieter than the vuvuzela (voo-voo-ZEHL'-uh) horns that caused so many headaches in 2010.
The new instrument, a rattle called the caxirola