• Walgreens chairman says company never planned to leave US

    Updated: 18 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Walgreens Chairman James Skinner said Thursday that the drugstore operator never intended to leave the United States when it bought European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots last year. "The board never voted on this," Skinner said of the proposed move. "We...

  • BBB's document-shredding event in Colorado Springs rescheduled for June 5

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    Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado has rescheduled its Letter Rip shredding event for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 5 at the Mortgage Solutions Financial Expos Center (formerly Freedom Financial Services Expo Center), 3650 N. Nevada Ave. Mobile Record Shredders of Pueblo will...

  • Ex-nuclear plant contractor charged with terroristic threats

    Updated: 33 min ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A disgruntled contract employee who had been working at Xcel Energy's Monticello nuclear power plant harassed and threatened union officials before police discovered he had a carload of explosive materials and ammunition, prosecutors allege in a criminal...

  • After security scandal, a tech firm says it's changing focus

    Updated: 48 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup says it's shutting down operations and shifting to a new business model after it was blamed earlier this year for turning unwitting computer users into targets for annoying web ads — and hackers. Facing lawsuits and an industry crackdown,...

  • GoPro gets real ... virtually real

    Updated: 48 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of GoPro jumped to a five-month high Thursday after the company's CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business. The company already dominates the action video camera market and its entry into the fast-growing field of drones and...

  • Avago looks to grow with $37B deal for chipmaker Broadcom

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Avago Technologies is buying rival chipmaker Broadcom in a cash and stock deal worth about $37 billion, vastly expanding its lineup of products for the rapidly growing wireless device market at a time when sales growth has otherwise been tough to come by for smaller...

  • Bush earned millions in juggling act as corporate adviser

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — During his transition from Florida governor to likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush served on the boards of or as an adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits, a dizzying array of corporate connections that earned him millions of dollars and occasional...

  • Uber, Lyft push back against proposed NYC regulations

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Representatives of Uber and Lyft warned Thursday that a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services will stall innovation and threaten competition. The regulations "will be crushing to our thousands of drivers," Michael Allegretti, New York head of...

  • Analyst says GM may consider merger or big partnership

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors may need to consider big strategic changes like a merger or partnership with a competitor, a Morgan Stanley analyst said Thursday. Analyst Adam Jonas noted that GM is returning lot of cash to shareholders, but its stock has made only small gains this...

  • Automakers, gov't reveal models in expanded Takata recall

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Car owners are beginning to find out if their cars or trucks are included in a big expansion of a recall of air bags made by Takata Corp. Automakers, as well as Canadian and U.S. safety regulators, are posting documents that spell out the vehicles being recalled to...

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