- Asian shares lower on jitters over strife in Middle East Updated: Nov-24-15 10:40 pm
TOKYO - Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on developments in the Middle East after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.
- Michigan, Fiat Chrysler reach deal on tax credits Updated: Nov-24-15 9:31 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Fiat Chrysler will have to spend an additional $1 billion on Michigan facilities over 15 years to qualify for $1.9 billion in business tax credits under an agreement approved Tuesday by the state's economic development board.
- US officials signal move toward embracing self-driving cars Updated: Nov-24-15 6:34 pm
LOS ANGELES - Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.
- Straub to buy Revel power plant, end litigation Updated: Nov-24-15 6:28 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Developer Glenn Straub, utilities and a bank reached a deal Tuesday that removes a major obstacle to the reopening of Atlantic City's former Revel casino.
- Gasoline prices in Oklahoma averaging $1.85 per gallon Updated: Nov-24-15 4:54 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Oklahoma now stands at $1.85 heading into the Thanksgiving holiday.
- Campbell Soup shares soar on strong earnings, outlook Updated: Nov-24-15 4:54 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Shares of Campbell Soup jumped to a 16-year high after the soup, snacks and pasta maker's fiscal first-quarter adjusted profit topped analysts' estimates and the company increased its full-year earnings forecast.
- Plans for alcohol, wine at Utah Starbucks on hold Updated: Nov-24-15 4:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah regulators declined to rule Tuesday on whether Starbucks can serve beer and wine at some locations, saying they want lawmakers to determine if the cafes can be considered restaurants eligible for alcohol licenses.
- Shares of Spam maker Hormel soar after strong 4Q earnings Updated: Nov-24-15 3:21 pm
AUSTIN, Minnesota - Shares of Hormel Foods jumped to an all-time high Tuesday after the maker of Spam canned ham and other foods surprised Wall Street with strong results for the fourth quarter and offered a better-than-expected earnings outlook for the year.
- Lottery chief reports revenue decline, defends private firm Updated: Nov-24-15 3:15 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Revenue for the New Jersey lottery fell by $5 million in 2015, but officials said Tuesday the state's contract with a private firm helped stop further losses.
- Beef, long tops in Malheur County, now No. 1 in Oregon Updated: Nov-24-15 1:51 pm
JAMIESON, Oregon - For the first time in two decades, beef is Oregon's No. 1 agricultural commodity.
- Iran seeks revival of caviar industry in post-sanctions era Updated: Nov-24-15 12:43 pm
GOLDASHT, Iran - On the shores of the Caspian Sea, an ambitious project is underway to produce a pricey delicacy that could boost Iran's economy as sanctions ease: caviar.
- Switzerland, US split $50M after online gaming service bust Updated: Nov-24-15 12:41 pm
GENEVA - Switzerland and the United States have split the take of nearly $50 million following the break-up of an illegal online gambling service.
- Pinnacle buying Boulder Brands for about $710 million Updated: Nov-24-15 11:38 am
NEW YORK - Pinnacle Foods is buying Boulder Brands for about $710 million in a move that adds a line of health and wellness food brands to Pinnacle's offerings that include Birds Eye frozen foods, Duncan Hines frosting and cake mixes.
- Mall stores must open on Thanksgiving but expect to be busy Updated: Nov-24-15 10:29 am
NEW YORK - Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice.
- List of stores open on Thanksgiving or Black Friday Updated: Nov-24-15 9:59 am
NEW YORK - After the turkey and stuffing comes the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. And even though most retailers are offering the same deals online, many still plan to open their doors on Thanksgiving Day or in the early morning hours of Black Friday. So if you prefer to pick up those discounted TVs, toys and other goods in person, here's a list of what time stores are open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday:
- German investigation of VW expands to include tax evasion Updated: Nov-24-15 8:38 am
BERLIN - German prosecutors said Tuesday they have widened their investigation of Volkswagen to include suspicion of tax evasion after revelations that some of its cars were emitting more carbon dioxide than officially reported.
- New processing plant prepares traditional Alaska Native food Updated: Nov-24-15 7:15 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - First it was musk ox stew. Then the Alaska nursing home served up musk ox meatloaf to its elderly Inupiat residents and their visiting family members.
- Judge puts stop to roll-your-own cigarettes at Billings shop Updated: Nov-24-15 4:05 am
BILLINGS, Montana - A judge has ordered a Billings tobacco shop to stop operating its machines that allow customers to roll their own cigarettes.
- Emails reveal Coke's role in anti-obesity group Updated: Nov-24-15 3:06 am
NEW YORK - A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work.
- Illinois AG Madigan releases annual safe shopping guide Updated: Nov-23-15 7:20 pm
CHICAGO - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has released a list of toys and children's products that have been recalled.
- Everyone loves same-day delivery, until they have to pay Updated: Nov-23-15 6:50 pm
NEW YORK - Everyone likes the idea of same-day delivery. But who wants to pay for it?
- Michael Jordan, Jewel-Osco reach settlement over use of name Updated: Nov-23-15 6:43 pm
CHICAGO - Michael Jordan and a supermarket chain have reached an agreement in a years-long lawsuit that alleged misuse of the basketball star's name in advertising, according to spokespeople for both sides.
- Nestle confirms labor abuse among its Thai seafood suppliers Updated: Nov-23-15 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle SA's supply chains.
- Iowa egg production improves but remains below last year Updated: Nov-23-15 6:00 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa egg farms are gradually recovering from the bird flu that destroyed 25 million of the state's egg-laying hens this spring.
- Wal-Mart and Target stretching their Cyber Monday deals Updated: Nov-23-15 2:52 pm
NEW YORK - Get ready for the stretched version of the Cyber Monday online sales wars.