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  • US turns up heat on Takata over air bag problem

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are now playing hardball with Takata Corp. as they investigate a possibly deadly defect in some of the Japanese company's air bags. Regulators are ordering Takata to provide reams of information about air bags that can explode with too much force,...

  • US stocks turn higher in afternoon trading

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday as Visa, MasterCard and other big companies turned in stronger quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed more than 100 points, thanks largely to Visa, the Dow's highest-priced stock. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &...

  • Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could. The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned of price hikes next...

  • Settlement reached in 2009 New York plane crash

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in the only case to go to trial following a 2009 plane crash into a home outside Buffalo, New York that killed 50 people. The deal was announced Thursday in state Supreme Court in Buffalo after more than a month of testimony. The...

  • California city faces key ruling on bankruptcy

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents in the California city of Stockton will likely learn Thursday if they can put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind them. Marking a critical moment in the bankrupt city's financial recovery, Stockton will ask U.S. Bankruptcy Judge...

  • How to avoid Amazon and still get deals

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has a place in many Americans' lives because of its low prices and seemingly endless array of goods. But Amazon — which commands about 20 percent of all U.S. e-commerce — has its own problems, too. German workers are striking to unionize, its dealings with...

  • The New York Times shares decline on ad outlook

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of The New York Times Co. slid Thursday after the newspaper publisher predicted that advertising revenue would drop in the current quarter. The New York-based company expects that ad sales will drop by a "mid-single" digit percentage in the October-December...

  • US average rate on 30-year home loan 3.98 percent

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Average U.S. mortgage rates halted their five-week decline this week but the benchmark 30-year loan remained below 4 percent.

  • Alpha Natural Resources 3Q results top Street

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources' third-quarter loss narrowed, helped by reduced costs. The coal producer's performance topped analysts' estimates. Alpha Natural Resources lost $185 million, or 84 cents per share, for the three months ended Sept. 30. That compares with a...

  • Harold Gary Morse, developer of The Villages, dies

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) — Harold Gary Morse, the developer of one of the world's largest retirement communities and one of the biggest Republican donors in Florida, has died. He was 77. Morse died Wednesday, according to The Villages Daily Sun, which received a statement from the...

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