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Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

August 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, right, speaks with Economy Minister Axel Kicillof during the ceremony for the 160th anniversary of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Argentina’s government is proposing to change the way it pays holders of the country’s debt, shifting it out of the U.S....

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Cleanup still going at Arkansas train crash site

August 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Lawrence County Sheriff, wreckage burns at the site of a railroad collision in Hoxie, Ark. on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Arkansas State Police said two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others injured in the early...

Cleanup follows heavy storms in Phoenix area

August 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

AP10ThingsToSee – Josh Groves, and his daughter Abagayle Groves, 3, wait to cross the road as flash flood waters overrun Skunk Creek through the Sonoran Desert, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in northwestern Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) PHOENIX (AP) —...

APNewsBreak: B ofA reaches $17B settlement with US

August 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows a Bank of America sign in Philadelphia. Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities...

Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

August 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston. A video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of Foley by the militant group was...

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

August 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Crews dock along the Ohio River as they head towards the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati,...

Eatery that served toxic tea had labeling citation

August 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is shown Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in South Jordan, Utah. The Utah police agency investigating how iced tea that a woman drank at a restaurant ended up laced with an industrial cleaning solution is forwarding its findings to...

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

August 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 18, 2014 file photo, new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer speaks during a news conference held after the Clippers Fan Festival in Los Angeles. Ballmer is stepping down from Microsoft’s board, bringing to a close 34 years...

Lawmakers target immigrant driver’s license scams

August 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, center, discusses legislation with GOP state Senators Andy Vidak, of Hanford, left, and Steve Knight, of Palmdale, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Lawmakers are in the final two weeks of the legislative session...

AP Exclusive: US changing no-fly list rules

August 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo taken in 2011 shows Abe Mashal posing for a photo at his home in St. Charles, Ill. The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. One of...