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  • Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much. In mega-settlements negotiated with the government, a dollar is rarely worth an actual dollar. Inflated figures make sensational...

  • Infiniti SUV: Luxury in seven seats

    Updated: 2 hr ago

              Families who need a vehicle with three rows of seats have a new, roomy and plush sport utility choice this year that's high in government fuel economy ratings. Infiniti's 2014 QX60 Hybrid SUV, which is a gasoline-electric hybrid that's more than 16 feet in overall length, is...

  • Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales. The nation's third-largest retailer also said Wednesday that its...

  • Bank of America reaches record $17 billion settlement over sale of mortgage-backed securities

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America reaches record $17 billion settlement over sale of mortgage-backed securities.

  • Mormon school removes gay-marriage cards at store

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriages turned up at the Brigham Young University bookstore Tuesday. Placed by Hallmark, the cards reading "Mr. and Mr." and "Mrs. and Mrs." were quickly removed when bookstore staff discovered them after photos surfaced...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Dr. Ed Powers has been named medical director of the First Choice Emergency Room-Powers facility. He is board-certified in emergency medicine and aerospace medicine, and previously worked as a NASA flight surgeon at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. He also was a staff...

  • B&N, Samsung unveil reading-focused Nook tablet

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will sell for $179, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. The move had been expected...

  • Mandatory Pa. casino theft fine ruled tossed out

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a Pittsburgh casino poker dealer convicted of having stolen $200 worth of chips. The unanimous ruling Tuesday by the state's highest court called the fine "strikingly...

  • Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the U.S. economy through a grave crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks. Yellen has so far...

  • Trading in US stocks subdued ahead of Fed minutes

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting in midday trading as traders wait for the latest news from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,950 as of noon Eastern time Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up two points, or...

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