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  • Lumber Liquidators paying $10M in wood importation probe
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 4:58 pm
    Lumber Liquidators says it will pay $10 million and plead guilty to five violations of environmental law, including one felony charge, to end a federal investigation into its importation of illegally sourced wood products.
  • Obama signs law preventing premium hikes under health law
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 4:50 pm
    President Barack Obama has signed legislation aimed at preventing premium increases that some smaller businesses were expecting next year under his signature health care law.
  • Woman draws gun, shoots at shoplifter's SUV at Home Depot
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 4:07 pm
    Police say a woman in a Home Depot parking lot fired shots at the SUV of a fleeing shoplifter in southeastern Michigan.
  • Woman awarded $1.6 million over DuPont chemical in water
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 3:11 pm
    An Ohio woman who says she got cancer after drinking water contaminated by a chemical from a DuPont plant near Parkersburg, West Virginia, has been awarded $1.6 million.
  • Stocks gain...Oil prices down... US budget deficit down
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 2:47 pm
    Stocks are ending an up-and-down day with a solid gain. It was the fourth straight increase for the Dow Jones industrial average. Industrial and energy companies had some of the biggest gains. The Dow climbed 122 points, or 0.7 percent, to 16,912. The S&P 500 gained 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,995. The Nasdaq increased nearly 43 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,791.
  • Gold, silver
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 12:27 pm
    up $2.20.
  • Crude falls
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 12:27 pm
    closing at $47.81 a barrel.
  • Why do extremists drive Toyotas?, asks US
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 11:56 am
    Toyota has spoken with U.S. officials about the prominent use of its vehicles by militants in Syria, Iraq and Libya.
  • Google is latest tech giant to claim space in mobile news
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 11:33 am
    Technology giants including Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and now Google want to take charge of how we get and see news on our phones.
  • Stocks lose steam... Oil gains evaporate... Fiat Chrysler strike threat
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 11:04 am
    An early rally in stock prices lost steam by Wednesday afternoon following as crude oil prices gave up much of their gains. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 75 points as of 1:45 p.m. Eastern time. It was up 173 points in early trading and briefly turned negative at midday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up 11 points. The Nasdaq composite rose 29 points.
  • Al Roker to headline Weather Channel's digital show
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 10:22 am
    After The Weather Channel canceled his morning show, Al Roker is coming back on a much smaller screen.
  • Fiat Chrysler, UAW bargaining as strike threat looms
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 10:08 am
    The threat of a strike is looming as Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers continue negotiating a new contract.
  • Freeport-McMoRan adds 2 board members from Carl Icahn's firm
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 9:14 am
    Shares of Freeport-McMoRan rose sharply Wednesday after the copper miner added two board members chosen by Carl Icahn.
  • Monsanto posts 4Q loss, to eliminate 2,600 jobs to cut costs
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 8:35 am
    Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.
  • Cash-strapped group says it'll sell historic ship for scrap
    Associated Press | October 07, 2015 8:16 am
    A historic cruise ship moored in Philadelphia could be destined for the scrap heap if a group trying to save it doesn't get an infusion of cash.