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  • Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the...

  • Reserves narrowing for California water wholesaler

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday. Without plentiful rain and snow in coming months, the...

  • US cracks down on companies moving overseas

    Updated: 27 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes. New regulations from the Treasury Department will make these...

  • SEC giving $30M, biggest whistleblower award yet

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower who provided key information that led to an enforcement action in a fraud case. The agency announced the award Monday. It was the SEC's 14th whistleblower...

  • Honeymoon-planning business idea nabs Startup Weekend prize

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Out of the frustration of planning for his upcoming honeymoon, Ross Hill started a Colorado Springs-based company to develop an online portal to help couples plan and book their honeymoons. It captured the hearts of judges at Colorado Springs' third Startup Weekend. On Sunday, they...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ___ Businesses and investors pressing for green policy NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses...

  • Cleveland Browns owners father in car crash

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A family spokesman says Pilot Flying J truck stop founder and father of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is all right after being involved in a three-car accident. Spokesman Tom Ingram says Jim Haslam was examined and released...

  • LA attorney faces suspension over doctored photos

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her with high-profile people such as President Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Clooney. In an 18-page decision this month, Judge...

  • Starbucks tests latte with stout flavor

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout. The "Dark Barrel Latte" is being tested in a handful of stores in Ohio and Florida, said Linda Mills, a Starbucks spokeswoman. She said the drink is topped with...

  • Six days devoted in Colorado Springs to inspiring entrepreneurs, helping them find backers

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Denver has one. So do the booming northern Colorado towns of Fort Collins and Boulder. Now, it's Colorado Springs' turn to experience Startup Week, a six-day series of events designed to raise awareness about and celebrate the accomplishments of entrepreneurs - and perhaps inspire...

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