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  • Judge nixes lawsuit over Empire State Building IPO

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock, a judge has ruled. The aggrieved stakeholders —people who had held Empire State Building...

  • US stocks climb as earnings reports roll in

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index...

  • Chinese woman in seed corn case released on bond

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is free on bond after a judge said she is a flight risk but can be closely monitored until trial. Mo Yun, a 42-year-old who...

  • Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America. Globally, the world's biggest beverage maker, said sales volume rose 3 percent in the second quarter — including a 2 percent increase...

  • US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. Obama spoke at a signing ceremony for bipartisan job-training legislation aimed at improving business engagement and accountability in...

  • Senators urge new sanctions against Russia

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Democratic senators want harsh new measures against Russia for its actions in Ukraine. They are also asking President Barack Obama to add a Ukrainian rebel group to a U.S. terrorism blacklist. In a letter to Obama, Sens. Bob Menendez, Dianne Feinstein and...

  • Juices get trendy; can V8 ride the trend?

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pricey fruit and vegetable juices have become fashionable among those on a quest for fitness, and now V8 is trying to grab their attention. Campbell Soup Co. is hoping it can spark a turnaround for the struggling beverage brand by hitching it to the growing...

  • Norfolk Southern raises dividend to 57 cents

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Railroad operator Norfolk Southern said Tuesday it is raising its quarterly dividend to 57 cents from 54 cents. Norfolk Southern Corp. will pay its next dividend on Sept. 10 to shareholders of record on Aug. 1. The Norfolk, Virginia, company is scheduled to report...

  • Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. Employers in the U.S. are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the late 1990s and the economy finally looks ready to expand at a healthy rate. But sluggish growth in...

  • Lockheed 2Q profit rises 3.5 percent

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) on Tuesday reported earnings that increased by 3.5 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Bethesda, Maryland-based company said profit increased to $889 million, or $2.76 per share, from $859 million, or...

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