• Team picked to build LaGuardia Airport's new main terminal

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The agency that operates New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday selected a team to build a new main terminal. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's board of commissioners voted to select LaGuardia Gateway Partners to replace the airport's aging Terminal B,...

  • Google offers unlimited free storage of photos, videos

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is willing to store and organize all of the world's digital photos and videos for free. The online photo service announced Thursday is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives. Google will...

  • Huge drop in West Virginia coal production forecast

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University researchers predict that state coal production will drop 39 percent compared with the industry's last high point in 2008 — less-than-encouraging news for more than 1,800 coal miners who learned last week they would likely lose their...

  • California senators call oil-spill response 'insufficient'

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — California's U.S. senators say the response to last week's oil spill that blackened beaches and created a 10-square-mile slick on the Pacific was "insufficient." Democratic Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein called on federal regulators to provide more...

  • US officials revive oil train safety order after complaints

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials are extending an order for railroads to notify states about shipments of hazardous crude oil shipments. Emergency responders had raised worries over a new rule that did away with the requirement. Trains hauling crude from the...

  • Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indispensable. The upgrade will give...

  • Union Pacific furloughs about 900 workers as shipments slow

    Updated: 2 min ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific has furloughed about 900 railroad workers because shipping demand has been weaker than expected. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said last month that it had begun reducing rail crews and storing some locomotives because shipping volume had been...

  • Apple buys a maker of futuristic augmented-reality software

    Updated: 2 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has bought a company that makes augmented-reality software, which adds information or images to real-world scenes when viewed through a special headset or even a smartphone camera. It's the latest sign that major tech companies see big potential for products...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 18 min ago

    ___ FIFA probe shines light on middle-man sports marketing firms NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department's targeting of FIFA, soccer's global governing body, has put a spotlight on the powerful role that marketing firms play in the global sports arena. Such firms act like talent...

  • JPMorgan to lay off 5,000 employees across firm: WSJ

    Updated: 18 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. will cut about 5,000 jobs over the next year, as the bank closes branches and slims down its operations, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing anonymous sources. A representative for the New York bank declined to comment. The job cuts...

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