- Recalls this week: ceiling lamps, propane gas
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 02/12/2016 - 01:29 PM
More than 1 million ceiling lamps sold at Ikea are being recalled this week because the glass shades can fall and shatter.
- In show of financial strength, Deutsche Bank buys back debt
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 02/12/2016 - 08:45 AM
Germany's Deutsche Bank is offering to buy back billions of its own bonds in a show of financial strength after markets sold off its stock.
- Portugal's PM vows to press ahead with anti-austerity plans
Kansas City Star, Friday - 02/12/2016 - 07:41 AM
Portuguese prime minister says he has taken note of European Union concerns about his debt-heavy country's spending plans but is determined to make his anti-austerity program work. …
- Uber to pay $28.5M to settle safety ad lawsuits
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 10:47 PM
Uber says it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees.
- House committee passes bill to privatize air traffic control
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 08:53 PM
A House committee has approved a Republican bill that would take away responsibility for the operation of the nation's air traffic control system from the government and turn it over to a private, nonprofit corporation run by airlines and other aviation interests.
- Obama says climate rule on 'strong legal footing'
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 05:22 PM
President Barack Obama says he is very confident his administration is on "strong legal footing" in its defense of a key piece of his climate-change agenda. Obama is telling political donors in California that the Supreme Court's decision to freeze a new rule reducing power plant emissions is only a temporary setback. The power plant rule would aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at existing power plants by about one-third by 2030. But the court this week put it on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.
- How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 05:05 PM
U. S. stocks fell Thursday for the fourth day in a row as concerns about global economic weakness intensified.
- Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 04:57 PM
A blowout at a natural gas well that gushed uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes was plugged Thursday, a utility said.
- Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 02:32 PM
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has campaigned against government spying on law-abiding citizens, but his campaign is testing the limits with personal data from hi…
- Eurozone chief, Germany keep wary eye on Portuguese budget
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 11:39 AM
Though Portugal has received conditional approval for its budget from the European Commission, the eurozone's top official and Germany both warned the country not to miss the b…
- Questions grow over banks as profit warnings pile up
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 09:32 AM
Questions are growing over the financial health of banks, particularly in Europe, as they face a toxic mix of low economic growth, bad loans and squeezed earnings.
- Sweden cuts key interest rate to minus 0.50 percent
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 02/11/2016 - 04:39 AM
Sweden's central bank has decided to cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0.50 percent, saying the measure is necessary to safeguard the bank's target of increas…