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AP News - Sep 02, 2015 4:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSETupperware Brands Corp., up $2.95 to $52The maker of food storage and serving products gave ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 4:45 PM

U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China.For the day:The ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 4:31 PM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Video-streaming company Hulu is introducing an ad-free version of its subscription service for $4 extra a month as competition for streaming customers heats up.The service with ads costs $8 and the ad-free version cos ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 4:29 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.That's the U.S. economic picture tha ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 4:03 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The return of the Southern 500 to Labor Day weekend will be marked by a throwback celebration at Darlington Raceway that will include everything from the retro paint schemes on the track to the actual broadcast booth.The S ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 3:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.The dat ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 2:39 PM

DETROIT (AP) — If you're looking for a bargain on a new car — and you're not too picky about getting the latest model — September is the time to buy.At least 31 models are being redesigned for 2016, including big names like the BMW 3 Series and ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 1:16 PM

The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own.Details have been scarce about the behind-the-scenes process the league and broadcast partner ESPN are navigating in an effort to dete ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 12:34 PM

MIDDLEBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia is home to more than 250 wineries, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. The state's Middleburg area, in Loudoun County, has two dozen wineries alone, and it's so close to Washington that it calls itself " ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 11:52 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington transit official says a woman tried to grab a 2-year-old girl who was strapped into her stroller while riding a train with her mother, but another passenger tackled her.Metro spokeswoman Sherry Ly says the attempte ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 10:16 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories posted a modest gain in July, helped by the biggest rise in motor vehicles orders in a year and a solid gain in a category that tracks business investment plans.Factory orders rose 0.4 percent in July, ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 10:12 AM

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France and Britain after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said Wednesday.The problems overni ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 9:55 AM

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said.The problems are the latest in a summer w ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 9:44 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's futuristic "Dash" buttons appear here to stay.The e-commerce powerhouse is expanding the number of available buttons, which reorder products at one touch. It's also making them virtually free.Last month, Amazon la ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 9:19 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined.Worker productivity increased at an annual rate of 3.3 percent in the April-June quarter, the Labor Department reported Wednes ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 7:25 AM

HELSINKI (AP) — Lego says its popular multi-colored toy blocks were in strong demand around the world in the first half of the year, boosting its earnings and the outlook for the full year.Net profit in the first six months of 2015 was up 30 per ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 5:51 AM

MUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day and night with demolition hammers. When they emerge at th ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 4:44 AM

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss drug maker Novartis says it will cooperate with California-based biotech giant Amgen to develop and sell neuroscience treatments for illnesses and ailments like Alzheimer's disease and migraine headaches.A Novartis statement ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 4:24 AM

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn tr ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 1:46 AM

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's economy grew a slower-than-expected 0.2 percent in the three months through June, dragged down by waning Chinese demand for resources including iron ore and coal, government figures showed Wednesday.Economi ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 1:32 AM

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off on Wednesday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station.The rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a Russian launch facility i ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 12:51 AM

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — Soyuz craft carrying Russian, Dane and Kazakh blasts off for International Space Station. ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2015 11:04 PM

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks extended a global market sell-off Wednesday as poor manufacturing data from the world's two biggest economies dampened investor sentiment.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China led declines in ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2015 9:41 PM

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll from an explosion at a chemical factory in eastern China has risen to five and the cause of the blast is still under investigation, state media reported Wednesday.The factory that produces adhesive materials explode ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2015 7:38 PM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new United Nations report says Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue.The report released Tuesday by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development points to the eight year ...more


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