• Lumber Liquidators, NetApp are big market movers

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., down $4.17 to $21.10 The flooring retailer's CEO, Robert Lynch, abruptly quit as the company deals with an...

  • Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify climbs in market debut

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Shopify climbed 51 percent in its first day of trading Thursday, a day after raking in about $131 million in its initial public offering, more than the company expected. Shopify stock rose $8.68 to close at $25.68. The offering of 7.7 million shares priced at...

  • CVS paying $10.4B in cash for drug distributor Omnicare

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: care for the elderly. The acquisition announced Thursday will give one of the biggest U.S....

  • AP PHOTOS: Crews rake, vacuum up oil after California spill

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Cleanup is underway after an oil spill spanning 9 miles of California coastline, with crews in protective suits working hard to rake, shovel and vacuum up the sticky black goo. Up to 105,000 gallons leaked from the ruptured pipeline Tuesday, and up to 21,000...

  • Best Buy jumps after 1Q sales, profit top Wall St. views

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Best Buy's stock jumped in trading Thursday after its first-quarter sales and profit managed to top analysts' expectations. The big-box electronics retailer, based in Minneapolis, said sales of mobile phones, big televisions and major appliances helped sales,...

  • Jersey shore still recovering as 3rd post-Sandy summer nears

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — In the months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore, Gov. Chris Christie warned residents the damage would not be quickly undone. Things would only look moderately better in the first summer after the storm, he said, and would be closer to normal...

  • Obama sees trade vote as "big step forward"

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his trade agenda took "a big step forward" Thursday when it cleared a key Senate hurdle. The legislation would let Obama negotiate trade deals that Congress can accept or reject, but not change. Obama says his trade plan is good for...

  • Correction: McDonald's Shareholders-Salaries story

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — In a May 20 story about a protest outside of McDonald's corporate headquarters near Chicago, The Associated Press erroneously reported that about 100 protesters were arrested. Nobody was arrested at Wednesday's demonstration, but more than 100 people were...

  • Rockefeller to mark 100th birthday with land gift in Maine

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The oldest member of the Rockefeller family is giving a gift as part of his 100th birthday celebration: 1,000 acres of land including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. David Rockefeller, the retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank and...

  • House presses Senate to pass domestic surveillance changes

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House leaders are pressing the Senate to take up a bill that ends the National Security Agency's collection of American telephone records but preserves other surveillance powers. Senators are divided, and time is running out before three significant counterterrorism...

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