By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Chinese man illegally took data on military-related technology from his New Jersey company back to his home country and lied to authorities about it upon his return, prosecutors charged Wednesday in the first day of his federal trial.
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - If Canadian Auto Workers go on strike against Detroit's three automakers next week, the impact will be felt quickly in the U.S.
Negotiations between the CAW and Chrysler, General Motors and Ford have hit a rough patch with less than a week to go
NEW YORK (AP) - Rights to purchase shares of Sears Holdings Corp.'s new spinoff of its Hometown and Outlet stores rose in their debut Wednesday.
The option is listed on the Nasdaq under the "SHOSR" ticker symbol, and rose 22 percent, or 37 cents, to $2.06 in midday trading. The heavy trading
By LINDSEY ANDERSONAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Scott Freitas' grandmother always followed the farmer's almanac, but the fourth-generation farmer never does.
Selling corn and apples at a recent farmer's market in Boston, Freitas said the almanacs are more for fun than real-life
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors say one of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff's (MAY'-dawfs) former controllers will plead guilty in New York to conspiracy charges in history's largest Ponzi scheme.
Prosecutors said in a letter to a judge late Tuesday that Irwin Lipkin will plead
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON - A government survey shows about 821,000 U.S. households lost access to basic banking services between January 2009 and June 2011.
Roughly 10 million U.S. households, or 8.2 percent, have no access to bank accounts, according to a survey conducted
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Christian-oriented Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a mandate in the nation's health care overhaul law that requires employers to provide coverage for the morning-after pill and similar drugs.
INVENTORIES UP: U.S. wholesalers increased their stockpiles in July 0.7 percent from the June level.
SALES DOWN: Sales at the wholesale level fell 0.1 percent in July, the third straight monthly decline. That's the longest stretch of sales declines since seven decreases ending in January 2009,
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - U.K. defense contractor BAE Systems PLC and European aerospace company EADS NV announced Wednesday that they are in talks about combining their businesses.
The deal would create a global aerospace and defense giant in a sector facing
By KAREL JANICEKAssociated Press
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) - At least 19 people are dead and 24 others hospitalized. Some of them have been blinded, while others have been induced into comas in the hope that doctors can save them.
All had drunk cheap vodka and rum laced with methanol, a toxic