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  • High court to hear appeal of cigarette class-action lawsuit

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court’s reinstatement of a ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:41 pm
  • Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

    NEW YORK (AP) – Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.S. supplier lays off 340 staff

    BEIJING (AP) – A U.S. meat supplier said Monday it is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • RadioShack’s chief financial officer resigns

    RadioShack said Monday morning that its chief financial officer John Feray resigned on Friday, citing personal reasons.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:40 pm
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