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US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

April 17, 2014 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, April 11, 2014 file photo, trader Anthony Carannante, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Major U.S. stock indexes rose in afternoon trading Thursday, April 17, 2014, as investors reacted to quarterly results from a batch of U.S, companies. Google, IBM and insurer UnitedHealth were among [&hellip...

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Defend ‘Obamacare’ unabashedly, some Democrats say

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE -This Dec. 5, 2012 file photo shows Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political climate for “Obamacare” suddenly looks brighter, possibly giving Democrats a chance to fight back on the GOP’s top issue this fall. Democrats...

Pro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukraine

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A pro-Russian gunman clears the way for a combat vehicle with gunmen on top in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The troops on those vehicles wore green camouflage uniforms, had automatic weapons and grenade launchers. At least one had the St....

IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, shows an IBM logo in Berlin, Vt. IBM reports quarterly financial results after the market close on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File) NEW YORK (AP) — IBM’s first-quarter...

Home sales of $10 million rise in Connecticut town

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo released by Barbara Cleary’s Realty Guild shows the front view of a 52-acre estate that sold for $14.3 million on Monday, April 14, 2014, in New Canaan, Conn. Five homes have sold this year for more than $10 million in nearby...

California mulls wolf listing amid hunts elsewhere

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This April 18, 2008, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a gray wolf. The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday April 16, 2014, will consider listing the gray wolf as an endangered species. The wolf has been...

Google’s 1Q earnings disappoint as ad prices slip

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This April 9 2014 photo shows the Google logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Google reports quarterly financial results after the market close on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s first-quarter earnings growth...

Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, Dennis Marton walks with protesters at a rally outside The Theodore Levin United States Courthouse in Detroit. The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and...

AmEx posts higher 1Q profit as spending picks up

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2010 file photo, American Express cards are posed for a photograph in Phoenix. American Express Co., releases quarterly financial results after the market close on Wednesday April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) NEW...

Montreal mayor looks to NYC for anti-graft advice

April 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, Denis Coderre smiles after being sworn in as mayor of Montreal, in Montreal. Montreal’s mayor told New York City business leaders Tuesday, April 15, 2014 that he is looking to their city for...