By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy.
The change, requested by
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumers increased their spending in October even though their wages and salaries barely increased, raising questions about how strong the economy will grow at the end of the year.
Consumer spending increased 0.3 percent in October
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. job market is proving surprisingly resilient.
Solid job growth in November cut the U.S. unemployment rate to 7 percent, a five-year low. The robust gain suggested that the economy may have begun to accelerate. As more employers
AMSTERDAM (AP) - European Union antitrust regulators have raided the offices of several companies that make and sell consumer electronics and domestic appliances, in an investigation into whether they artificially boosted the prices of goods online.
The raids were carried out by the European
By JIM HEINTZAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych met with his Russian counterpart Friday to discuss closer cooperation, while protests clung to the capital over Ukraine's decision to scrap a deal with the EU.
Yanukovych met with Russian President Vladimir
MOSCOW (AP) - A senior Russian prosecutor says jailed billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky could face new charges.
Khodorkovsky has been imprisoned for ten years. He was found guilty of tax evasion in 2005 and convicted of embezzlement in 2010. Critics have dismissed these charges as President Vladimir
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures rose sharply for the first time this week after the Labor Department posted very strong employment figures in its final monthly report of the year.
The number of jobs added in November was greater than expected, and the unemployment rate fell further that most had
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Genetic testing company 23andMe Inc. will comply with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop providing access to health-related reports from its tests during a regulatory review.
The Mountain View, Calif., company said late Thursday that it will continue to
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) - Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.
It's the latest move by the struggling retailer to turn around its results as it faces wider
BERLIN (AP) - German industrial orders dropped unexpectedly sharply in October, according to data released Friday, but the central bank raised its growth forecast for the country's economy on healthy domestic demand fueled by low unemployment.
Orders dropped 2.2 percent compared with the
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 EWU Athletics Media Relations
It wasn’t easy in 12-degree weather, but Walter Payton Award finalist Vernon Adams and running back Quincy Forte found a way.
Adams had five touchdown passes and 244 yards of total offense, and Forte rushed for 202 yards and a score, as the third-seeded and No. 3
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A Delta Air Lines flight from Seattle to Atlanta has been diverted to Spokane International Airport after a 16-year-old boy died on board.
Airport spokesman Todd Woodard says the teen suffered some kind of medical emergency on Flight 128 Saturday morning and passed away,