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  • Record iPhone sales drive Apple's 3Q beat

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations. Excitement for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models sparked sales of 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter — a record for...

  • Appeals court revives Syngenta, Bunge GMO lawsuit

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal appeals court gave agricultural chemical-maker Syngenta Seeds hope Monday that it may be able to proceed with a lawsuit against grain storage and transportation company Bunge North America for refusing to accept one of Syngenta's genetically modified...

  • GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away. Nine...

  • US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

    Updated: 2 min ago

    DALLAS (AP) — U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices. JetBlue Airways raised fares by $4 per round trip on a small number of routes Thursday, and Delta Air Lines picked up and greatly expanded the...

  • AbbVie to pay Shire $1.64B fee over nixed merger

    Updated: 2 min ago

    NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) — AbbVie is walking away from its proposed $55 billion takeover bid of Shire and has agreed to pay the rival drugmaker a $1.64 billion breakup fee. The two companies said Monday that they deal was off following the decision last week by AbbVie's board to...

  • UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

    Updated: 2 min ago

    DETROIT (AP) — United Nations human rights experts described Detroit's mass water shut-offs as "a man-made perfect storm" Monday and called on city officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses. Meanwhile, Detroit's officials...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 2 min ago

    ___ Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big...

  • Judge's ruling puts stalled Colorado Springs project on road to revival

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    A federal bankruptcy judge in Denver approved a plan Monday for a committee of lienholders to take over the troubled Colorado Crossing project on Nov. 4, ending a 4½-year bankruptcy that has left the five-building complex unfinished for nearly six years. The decision could help...

  • Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

    Updated: 32 min ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey's plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the first in the nation outside Nevada to wager on single games. The...

  • Report on whistleblower is inconclusive

    Updated: 32 min ago

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the documents needed in the...

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