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James Cameron is a very successful director. He was behind the camera for the two highest grossing movies in history (Titanic and Avatar), and at this point it seems like everything the man touches turns to box office gold. However, that doesn't mean that he's
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell again to new record lows. The decline suggests the Federal Reserve's stimulus efforts may be having an impact on mortgage rates.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on the 30-
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks notched their first gain of the week Thursday after Spain announced severe budget cuts intended to convince the world that it can meet deficit-reduction targets.
It was the best day for the U.S. market since Sept. 13, when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced
By CANDICE CHOI and MICHELLE CHAPMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Campbell Soup Co. is closing two U.S. plants and cutting more than 700 jobs as it looks to trim costs amid declining consumption of its canned soups.
The world's largest soup maker said Thursday that it will close a plant
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY and ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An actor whose character died a violent death on the TV drama "Sons of Anarchy" plunged to his death in a driveway after apparently killing his landlady and attacking neighbors near Hollywood, police said Thursday.
By GREG KELLERAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - The chief executive of PSA Peugeot Citroen, France's largest carmaker, admits his company is "in the eye of the hurricane" as Europe's car makers face an expected 6th straight year of falling sales in 2013.
And things aren't expected to
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - When Lori Stilley told her friends and family that she had bladder cancer, they delivered meals, held raffles and a T-shirt sale, hastily planned and paid for her wedding and raised more than $10,000 for her treatment.
But prosecutors say it was all a scam.
Stilley, a 40-
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Mattress rivals Tempur-Pedic and Sealy are becoming bedfellows.
Tempur-Pedic, the 20-year-old leader in foam mattresses, is buying more-than-a century-old rival Sealy for about $228.6 million in cash.
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Cellphones in Syria rang, buzzed and chirped Thursday with an ominous text message from the military to members of the armed rebellion: "Game over."
The rebels provided their own response to the regime's warning to surrender and disarm by launching
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for a teenager accused of fatally shooting three students and wounding three others at a northeastern Ohio high school are asking a judge to allow him to visit with mental health experts in jail.
The (Willoughby) News-Herald (http://bit.ly/PZHFNK ) reports that T.J.