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 with
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 &
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Twitter has named Marjorie Scardino as a director, adding a woman to the all-white male board for which it's been sharply criticized.
Scardino, 66, was the CEO of Pearson PLC, a publishing and education company, from 1997 to 2012, Twitter
MADRID (AP) - A Delta Air Lines passenger jet that experienced a hydraulics problem after taking off from Madrid has returned and made an emergency landing. No one was injured.
Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says tires on the main landing gear of New York-bound plane deflated as it landed but that
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - More positive news on the economy pushed stocks lower on Thursday as investors anticipate that the Federal Reserve is getting closer to reducing its stimulus program.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean's is now easing at a slower pace, the UN's regional economic body said on Thursday, calling on governments to make policy changes that encourage growth while reducing the huge gap between the rich and poor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year loan jumped to 4.46 percent from 4.29 percent last week. The average on the 15-year fixed loan
By JOSH BOAK
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. factories received fewer orders in October, as aircraft demand fell and businesses cut back on computers. The decline suggests companies were hesitant to invest during the 16-day partial government shutdown.
Factory orders dropped 0.9 percent in October, the
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street in early trading as retailers report poor results.
Aeropostale, Francesca's Holdings and The Wet Seal fell early Thursday after reporting lower income or issuing earnings forecasts that disappointed investors. Costco fell after reporting
KHQ.COM - On Wednesday afternoon a Washington State Patrol trooper crashed while driving to stop a wrong-way driver on Hwy. 195 just 3 miles south of Spokane. Fortunately no one was injured.
The northbound lane was partially blocking for a short time, but it was opened shortly after.
BREAKING UPDATE: Lt. Stu Miller of the Kootenai County Sheriff's Dept. believes they have just made an arrest and that the suspect in the Athol manhunt is in custody.
All Athol Elementary School buses will be running 2 hours late. Parents can drop their kids off as soon as the school is open
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - Authorities say one child has died and four children and one adult were injured when a dump truck collided with a school bus carrying students to an elementary school in southwestern Idaho. Canyon County Sheriff spokeswoman Theresa Baker says as many as 10