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Trump attacks Washington Post, Amazon over ‘internet taxes’
5 hours 59 min ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not...
Fed gives big U.S. banks a green light for buyback, dividend plans
7 hours 12 sec ago
The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond...
Wall Street surges as banks, tech stocks spark rebound
7 hours 3 min ago
Wall Street rallied sharply on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 scoring its biggest one-day percentage gain in about two months, as financial...
Staples to announce sale to Sycamore Partners on Wednesday
7 hours 12 min ago
Staples Inc (SPLS.O) will announce its sale to private equity firm Sycamore Partners for $10.25 per share in cash on Wednesday, a person familiar...
Meat importing countries raise inspection bar for Brazil
7 hours 15 min ago
Meat-importing countries from North America to Europe and Asia have tightened inspection standards for shipments from Brazil in a bid to protect...
Southwest Airlines to scale down Cuba flights
7 hours 19 min ago
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) said it would reduce the number of flights to Cuba, joining other U.S. airlines, as President Donald Trump's Cuba...
Cofco's Argentina grains operations affected by cyber attack
7 hours 21 min ago
Activity at ports operated by China's Cofco in Argentina's main grains hub of Rosario have been interrupted by a worldwide cyber attack, a local...
FedEx says operations at TNT Express disrupted after virus attack
7 hours 27 min ago
Package delivery company FedEx Corp (FDX.N) said on Wednesday operations in its TNT Express unit were disrupted after its information systems...
Pro-Trump groups take no prisoners in rush to help an embattled president
7 hours 45 min ago
Flush with cash, political groups outside the White House are aggressively coming to President Donald Trump's aid as he battles low public approval...
When customers forget their passwords, business suffers
8 hours 13 min ago
WASHINGTON — A lot of money goes unspent in the online world for a simple reason: Shoppers can't remember their passwords. The average person...
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
8 hours 17 min ago
United Parcel Service Inc. will freeze a pension plan for about 70,000 nonunion U.S. employees because of escalating costs and volatility in...
Participants selected for CTB Women's Leadership Program
8 hours 18 min ago
FARGO — Center for Technology & Business has selected participants for its third class of the CTB Women's Leadership Program. Participants...
Olive Garden resurgence drives higher Darden profits
8 hours 24 min ago
ORLANDO, Fla.—An 11th straight quarter of same-restaurant sales growth at Olive Garden boosted profits at Orlando-based Darden Restaurants....
Review: Wild Rice Bar and Grill serves up classic Midwest experience
8 hours 47 min ago
HORACE, N.D. — Prime rib night at the local small town bar is a mainstay of the traditional Midwestern culinary scene. It's easy to see why....
'Red flags' in Devils Lake credit union show losses last quarter, $10 million in delinquent loans
8 hours 52 min ago
DEVILS LAKE -- Few details on why a federal regulator took over a Devils Lake-based credit union will be released, but financial reports reveal...