Business

April 25, 2018 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for restaurant workers and restaurants in New York and Washington, D.C., are asking a federal appeals court in Manhattan to reinstate a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump has business conflicts that violate the Constitution. The lawyers, saying the workers and...
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FILE- In this March 28, 2018, file photo, visitors take photos in front of the Facebook logo at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 25. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's troubles with Russian election meddlers , "fake news " and misused data have dominated headlines globally. But they don't seem to be affecting Facebook's bottom line, so far, as advertisers continue to flock to the service in droves. Facebook's revenue, which largely...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook walks to the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 25, 2018 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Wednesday with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House to discuss trade as he engages in negotiations around the globe. Trump tweeted before the meeting that they would be "talking about many things, including how the U.S. has been treated unfairly for...
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FILE- This combo of file photos shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia on July 17, 2017, bottom, and a Comcast sign on Oct. 12, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming. The moves come as Comcast, the world’s largest cable company, and other cable operators try to work out relationships with once fierce rivals in a changing media landscape. (AP Photo/File)
April 25, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming. The moves come as Comcast, the world's largest cable company, and other cable operators try to work out relationships with...
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April 25, 2018 - 3:20 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — After a six-week trial, jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the fraud and conspiracy case against four former executives of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program. The judge gave the case to the jury...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, Amazon Echo and Echo Plus devices, behind, sit near illuminated Echo Button devices during an event announcing several new Amazon products by the company in Seattle. The voice assistant that lives inside Amazon’s Echo speakers will soon thank kids for shouting out questions “nicely” if they say “please.” The new response is part of a kid-friendly update that’s coming next month, giving parents more control over the voice assistant.” (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 25, 2018 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexa's new missions: encourage kids to ask questions more politely, and get them to bed on time. The voice assistant that lives inside Amazon's Echo speakers will soon thank kids for shouting out questions "nicely" if they say "please." The new response is part of a kid-friendly...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. Federal investigators say problems first identified six years ago continue to plague the multi-billion-dollar Hanford vitrification plant that would be used to treat some of the nation's deadliest nuclear waste. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file)
April 25, 2018 - 2:36 pm
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state plant where deadly nuclear waste is supposed to be treated in the future continue to plague the multi-billion dollar facility, U.S. investigators have said. The Tri-City Herald reports that the Government...
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Michael Riordan, center, is joined by family members at a memorial service for his wife Jennifer Riordan, who died on Tuesday in the Southwest Airlines flight 1380 accident, at Popejoy Hall on the campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M., Sunday, April 22, 2018. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 2:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The husband of an Albuquerque woman killed in a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine while flying said he broke the news about her death to their two children at their school, telling them: "Mommy's not coming home, guys." Michael Riordan told ABC News in an interview...
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FILE- In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo a pedestrian walks by a Comcast Service Center, in Miami. Comcast Corp. reports earnings Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
April 25, 2018 - 1:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. media giant Comcast on Wednesday offered 22 billion pounds ($30.7 billion) for Sky PLC, topping a bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and setting up a bidding war for Britain's biggest satellite television company. Comcast said it would pay 12.75 pounds for each Sky share...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — This summer's World Cup could have a total impact on the Russian economy of nearly $31 billion, organizers predicted Wednesday. A new report on the economic impact of the tournament said the boost for the country's GDP could amount to between 1.62 trillion rubles ($26 billion) and 1...
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