NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is opening little changed following last week's strong U.S. jobs report.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose six points to 16,026 shortly after the market opened Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained three points to 1,808. The Nasdaq composite
HOUSTON (AP) - Sysco is buying the food distributor US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock.
Under the terms of the agreement announced Monday, Houston's Sysco will pay $3 billion in common stock and $500 million in cash. It will also assume or refinance about $4.7 billion in debt.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) - McDonald's said Monday that a key sales figure rose 0.5 percent in November, even as the world's biggest hamburger chain faced tough competition and basically flat traffic in the U.S.
Its global sales performance was the same as in October. The stock slipped in
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock futures are edging higher in light trading, adding to last week's late rally on strong U.S. jobs numbers from November.
It was the final monthly jobs report of the year, though weekly jobs numbers will be released Thursday.
Dow Jones industrial futures are up 3 points to
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Germany's express delivery and mail company Deutsche Post DHL is testing a drone that could be used to deliver urgently needed goods to hard-to-reach places.
The small pilotless helicopter was to fly a package of medicine Monday from a pharmacy in the town of Bonn to
JERUSALEM (AP) - The United Nations says Israel has agreed to again allow imports of construction materials into the Gaza Strip after a two-month clampdown.
Israel restricted items that can enter Gaza since the militant Hamas group seized the coastal strip in 2007, fearing Palestinian militants
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Chobani says it will air its first Super Bowl ad this February, a move intended to make the Greek yogurt company more of a household name.
The debut on advertising's biggest stage comes as Greek yogurt continues to surge in popularity.
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Europe's top regulator has warned Nokia not to try to become a "patent troll" after the Finnish company sold most of its cellphone-making business to Microsoft Corp. this year but retained its patent portfolio.
Joaquin Almunia said in a speech in Paris on Monday he had approved
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Major technology companies, stung by poor publicity for having helped the U.S. government access personal data, on Monday issued an open letter to President Barack Obama asking for tighter controls on surveillance.
As part of a global campaign to reform
By THOMAS ADAMSONAssociated Press
REIMS, France (AP) - For Champagne to become the tipple it is today - popped at weddings, quaffed in casinos, sprayed by racing drivers and smashed against ships - a few men had to die.
Not just any old men. Young ones married to clever young women.
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
Facebook post from Spokane Fire Department: "Despite resuscitation attempts by Engine 6 assisted by AMR & SIA, the young patient did not survive. The military family was traveling with the teen to Atlanta for a family Christmas. Thoughts and prayers from all of us at the SFD for
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has taken off for South Africa to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy skies Monday morning for the long