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Trump attacks Washington Post, Amazon over ‘internet taxes’
5 hours 56 min ago
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not...
NDSU assistant professor studying spider silk in hopes of applying its properties to biomedical research
6 hours 8 min ago
FARGO—It wasn't a fondness for Charlotte's Web or a fascination with Spider-man comic books that attracted Amanda Brooks to spiders. The assistant...
Fed gives big U.S. banks a green light for buyback, dividend plans
6 hours 57 min 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 45 sec 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...
Oil rises more than 1 percent on U.S. weekly production decline
7 hours 7 min ago
Oil futures climbed more than 1 percent on Wednesday to their highest in more than a week as buyers were encouraged by a small weekly decrease...
Staples to announce sale to Sycamore Partners on Wednesday
7 hours 10 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 13 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...
S.D. beef processor cuts deal with ABC in 'pink slime' defamation case
7 hours 16 min ago
ELK POINT, S.D. -- South Dakota-based Beef Products Inc has settled its closely watched defamation lawsuit against the ABC television network...
Southwest Airlines to scale down Cuba flights
7 hours 16 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 18 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 24 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 43 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 11 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...
Prairie St. John's celebrates 20th anniversary, considers plans for a new facility
8 hours 13 min ago
FARGO — Bill Weber was hired as a registered nurse when Prairie St. John's launched in 1997 as a 10-bed unit on the fifth floor of St. John's...
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
8 hours 14 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...