• Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco. The suit says those inflated prices...

  • Hollywood's Relativity files for bankruptcy with $681M owing

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Relativity Media, the struggling "mini major" Hollywood studio behind movies such as "Immortals" and "Mirror Mirror," filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday. The filing will allow the studio led by chairman and CEO Ryan Kavanaugh to continue to operate...

  • Allegiant executives were flying plane that ran low on fuel

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel. Allegiant spokeswoman Jessica Wheeler said Thursday that management pilots routinely operate flights to maintain their pilot...

  • Jury awards $47.8 million in NYC crane collapse civil case

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury on Thursday awarded $47.8 million to the families of two men killed in 2008 when a construction crane collapsed. The jury ordered James Lomma, the owner of the crane, and his companies to pay $32 million to the family of Ramadan Kurtaj and $15.8...

  • Vegas-area coal plant owners to pay $4.3M to settle lawsuit

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Owners of a soon-to-close coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas have agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution. Some $1.5 million of the funds from NV...

  • Pacific trade ministers pose for group photo at Maui meeting

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations meeting in Hawaii took time out from their talks for a new trade agreement to pose for a photo. The ministers received flower leis during Thursday's group photo shoot at the oceanfront resort where they are meeting,...

  • Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won't be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they've been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep. Taxi drivers, fearing onerous checkpoints and...

  • Amgen hikes 2015 forecast after 2Q increase in profit, sales

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amgen Inc. shares jumped in extended trading after the maker of osteoporosis drug Prolia easily beat Wall Street's second-quarter profit expectations and hiked its 2015 financial forecast. Amgen, based in Thousand Oaks, California, said Thursday it sees strong...

  • Spirit jet wheel ignites on landing in Dallas; no injuries

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — No injuries were reported after a tire on a landing gear on a Spirit Airlines jet caught fire while landing at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Airline spokeswoman Paul Berry says Spirit Flight 407 was arriving shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday from a...

  • Expedia shares rises aftermarket following 2Q results

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Shares of Expedia climbed in aftermarket trading after the online travel company reported solid second-quarter results. Expedia, which sold its majority stake in Chinese travel service eLong during the quarter and is in the process of buying competitor Orbitz,...

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