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  • OxyContin maker bows out of meeting on harder-to-abuse drug
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:48 pm
    The makers of the potent painkiller OxyContin have pulled out of a federal meeting to review the company's harder-to-abuse version of the much-debated drug.
  • Nielsen's top programs for June 22-28
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:45 pm
    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
  • Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:36 pm
    CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network.
  • Gold, silver fall
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:25 pm
    The July gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1171.50 an ounce -- down $7.00.
  • Crude rises
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 12:24 pm
    Crude oil futures prices ended higher on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade rose $1.14 -- closing at $59.47 a barrel.
  • US opening market to Argentina, Brazil beef imports
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 11:48 am
    Argentina is greeting news that it will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after a longtime ban.
  • Stocks higher...Merkel: No negotiation until after Greece's referendum...Apple e-book ruling
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 11:20 am
    U.S. stocks are making moderate gains in afternoon trading as investors follow the latest attempts by the Greek government and its creditors to reach a deal just hours before the country's international bailout program is set to expire. Stocks have stabilized after the market had its worst day of the year as talks between Greece and its creditors broke down, pushing the country closer to default.
  • Don't blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 10:40 am
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  • ConAgra to sell store-brand food business
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:44 am
    ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand packaged food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmaker Ralcorp.
  • VMWare, Carahsoft pay $75.5M to settle overcharging claims
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:41 am
    VMware Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corporation have agreed to pay $75.5 million to settle claims they overcharged the government.
  • Ex-oil tycoon suspected of ordering Russian mayor's killing
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 9:05 am
    Russian investigators announced Tuesday they are reopening the case of the 1998 killing of a Siberian mayor and consider former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky a prime suspect.
  • Consumer confidence index climbs to 101.4 in June
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 8:53 am
    Consumer confidence showed a solid gain in June following a modest increase in May, supporting the view that strong job gains are giving a boost to the overall economy.
  • United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 8:52 am
    the Chicago airline burned 3.9 billion gallons last year -- and the investment is a tiny fraction of United's $1.1 billion profit last year.
  • Lufthansa makes Germanwings compensation offer
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 8:32 am
    Lufthansa on Tuesday offered financial compensation to relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash three months ago -- a proposal that a lawyer representing many German families immediately described as inadequate.
  • Dubai plans to build 3-D printed office building
    Associated Press | June 30, 2015 8:12 am
    Fast-growing Dubai, where something new is always being added to the skyline, may have found a way to make construction move even faster.