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Mylan CEO defends EpiPen prices

September 20, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a package of EpiPens epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Sacramento, Calif. Mylan CEO Heather Bresch is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens and is offering no suggestion that there are plans to lower prices. Bresch’s prepared testimony was released by the House Oversight and [&hellip...

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Asian stocks mostly lower amid US, Japan central banks wait

September 19, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday amid a nervous wait for what might happen to interest rates from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fluctuated and was up 0.4 percent at...

Navy launches new littoral combat ship in Wisconsin

September 17, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

The USS Wichita is launched sideways into the Menominee River, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Marinette, Wis. (Rick Gebhard /The Eagle Herald via AP) MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has launched a new littoral combat ship in Wisconsin. The future USS...

Lines form at the gas pump in the wake of pipeline spill

September 17, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Tanker trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline Co. facility in Pelham, Ala., near the scene of a 250,000-gallon gasoline spill on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. The company says spilled gasoline is being taken to the storage facility for storage. Some motorists could...

At least 15 protesters arrested at Iowa pipeline work site

September 17, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SANDUSKY, Iowa (AP) — At least 15 people were arrested Saturday during a protest intended to block the construction of a major oil pipeline through southeast Iowa. More than 150 protesters gathered at the work site entrance of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access...

Oracle, Novovax fall; Intel and Avis gain

September 16, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Oracle Corp., down $1.94 to $38.92 The business software maker reported disappointing quarterly profit and revenue. Novovax Inc., down $7.05 to $1.29 The pharmaceutical company, which...

Pipeline shutdown in Alabama could send gas prices higher

September 16, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Tanker trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline Co. facility in Pelham, Ala., near the scene of a 250,000-gallon gasoline spill on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. The company says spilled gasoline is being taken to the storage facility for storage. Some motorists could...

WTO rules against India barrier to imports of US solar gear

September 16, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization has ruled against India and delivered a victory to American companies that make solar batteries and equipment. Rejecting India’s appeal of a February ruling, the Geneva-based trade group said Friday that...

Galaxy Note 7 recall shows challenges of stronger batteries

September 15, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 8, 2016 file photo, a Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung’s recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after several dozen caught...

Ex-Teamsters official pleads guilty in ‘Top Chef’ case

September 15, 2016 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — A former Teamsters official who intimidated the staff and crew of the “Top Chef” reality TV show has pleaded guilty in Boston to an attempted extortion charge. Mark Harrington entered his guilty plea Thursday in an agreement with...