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  • Cascadian Farm frozen green beans recalled due to listeria
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 1:49 pm
    General Mills is recalling about 60,000 packages of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria.
  • Facebook testing its own virtual assistant in messaging app
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 1:49 pm
    Facebook is the latest technology company to offer users a virtual assistant service.
  • Oshkosh and Abercrombie are big market movers
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 1:28 pm
    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
  • AP Source: Ford planning for new small pickup in US
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 1:05 pm
    Ford is making plans for a return to the small pickup truck market in the U.S. with a new version of the Ranger.
  • Crude falls
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 12:24 pm
    closing at $38.60 a barrel.
  • FTC: Vemma temporarily shut down for running pyramid scheme
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 11:52 am
    The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Vemma Nutrition has been temporarily shut down for operating a pyramid scheme that promised college students riches if they sold its nutritional drinks, but most ended up losing money.
  • Stocks rebounding... Monsanto gives up on Sygenta... RadioShack settles on gift cards
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 11:12 am
    U.S. stocks have rebounded in afternoon trading after slumping for six straight days on concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 344 points, or 2.2 percent, to 16,011 as of 2 p.m. Eastern time. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 40 points to 1,908. The Nasdaq composite added 101 points to 4,607.
  • Angry Birds maker Rovio plans layoffs in restructuring
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 9:24 am
    Popular mobile games maker Rovio Entertainment said Wednesday it plans to lay off up to 260 people, or about a third of its workforce, because the company took on "too many things" during the past few years.
  • US durable goods orders up 2 percent in July
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 9:13 am
    Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose for a second month in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business investment plans jumped by the largest amount in 13 months.
  • 1st enlisted female sub sailors start training in Groton
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 8:16 am
    The first four of the female enlisted sailors selected for the Navy's "silent service" began training this week at submarine school in Groton, the latest milestone in the elimination of one of the U.S. military's few remaining gender barriers.
  • Stocks higher... Durable goods rise... Schlumberger buying Cameron
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 7:40 am
    U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading after slumping for six straight days amid concern about a slowing Chinese economy. Investors were also following the latest corporate deal and earnings news. Technology stocks were among the biggest gainers.
  • Abercrombie & Fitch 2Q results beat Street's expectations
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 7:09 am
    Abercrombie & Fitch's fiscal second-quarter results topped analysts' estimates as a key sales metric improved.
  • Shallow depths belie hazards as waterparks' popularity grows
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 6:08 am
    With their appealing slides and wave pools, splashing around at waterparks is an increasingly popular way to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimating.
  • China fires work safety director named in corruption probe
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 5:00 am
    China's top official on work safety was fired and is a suspect in a corruption investigation, state media said Wednesday, weeks after one of the country's worst industrial accidents in years.
  • France says refund to Russia for warships is below $1.1B
    Associated Press | August 26, 2015 5:00 am
    France says the cost of the cancellation of the sale of two Mistral-class warships to Russia is below 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion).