By HANNAH DREIERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The new head of the U.S. casino lobby is a 38-year-old with ties to the travel industry who says he will seek consensus on Internet gambling.
The American Gaming Association nominated Geoff Freeman as its new president and CEO in Las Vegas Wednesday
By ANNE FLAHERTYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pro-business legislation aimed at helping companies fend off sophisticated foreign hackers sailed through the House on Thursday despite a White House veto threat and an outcry from privacy advocates and civil liberties groups that say it leaves
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock prices are moving lower as several big companies report financial results that disappointed investors.
The Dow Jones industrial average was off 67 points at 14,551 at midday Thursday, a decline of 0.5 percent. The Dow lost 138 points the day before and is down 2 percent for
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union's top trade official says negotiations with the U.S. on what would become the world's largest free trade agreement should be concluded before the end of next year.
Commissioner Karel de Gucht told reporters after a meeting of the 27-nation bloc's trade
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's energy minister says Beirut has chosen 46 international and regional companies to bid for off-shore gas exploration.
Gibran Bassil says 12 companies will bid as operators, while 34 companies prequalified as non-operators.
He told reporters Thursday the licensing round
By JENNA GOTTLIEB and JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) - You meet someone, there's chemistry, and then come the introductory questions: What's your name? Come here often? Are you my cousin?
In Iceland, a country with a population of 320,000 where most everyone is
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Disappointing earnings results weighed on the stock market in early trading on Thursday, following two steep drops this week.
Shortly after 11:30 a.m., the Dow Jones industrial average was off 46 points at 14,572, a decline of 0.3 percent. The Dow
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablet computers.
The mobile push being orchestrated
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A measure of the U.S. economy's future health declined slightly in March, signaling that growth could slow this spring.
The Conference Board says its index of leading indicators dipped 0.1 percent last month to 94.7. That's the
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines parent AMR Corp. reported a smaller loss for the first quarter than a year ago on slightly higher revenue and much lower labor costs.
The nation's third-largest airline said Thursday that it would've earned $8 million