KIEV, Ukraine — For years, Russia has been the cash cow for Ukrainian dairy producer Anatoliy Yurkevych. These days he’s looking to skim some of the cream in the European Union, thanks to Ukraine’s sweeping new trade deal with the … more ...
WASHINGTON — Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven’t regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has. In May, the overall economy finally recovered all 9 million jobs that … more ...
HARTFORD — Diageo North America Inc. and Pfizer, Inc. have agreed to each pay a $5,000 penalty to the Connecticut Office of State Ethics for failing to report spending on receptions both hosted during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Each … more ...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices. The justices said by … more ...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with bank employees in a lawsuit against Fifth Third Bancorp that accused management of irresponsibly investing employee retirement money in the bank’s then-failing stock. The unanimous ruling came in a case involving … more ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the government updates its estimate Wednesday of how the U.S. economy fared last quarter, the number is pretty sure to be ugly. Horrible even. The economy likely shrank at an annual rate of nearly 2 percent … more ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is back to setting records. After treading water for most of March and April, stocks are nudging deeper into record territory and are closing in on milestones with lots of zeros attached … more ...
PARIS (AP) — The CEOs from Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries met with the French president on Tuesday to promote their joint offer to buy parts of French engineering company Alstom and head off a rival bid from General Electric … more ...
Spain props up soccer amid austerity   Published Jun 13, 2014
VALENCIA, Spain — At the height of Spain’s crushing economic crisis, the Villarreal soccer club sported an eye-catching logo across its jerseys: Aeroport Castello. The local government paid the club 20 million euros ($27 million) to promote what was to … more ...
NEW YORK — If you go to work for a newer business, there’s a good chance you’ll be working for a woman. Women are starting companies at a torrid pace. Between 1997 and 2014, the number of women-owned businesses in … more ...
WALLINGFORD— Robert Price, a former senior vice president and chief marketing officer for CVS pharmacy, has been named president of Edible Arrangements International LLC, the company recently announced. Price joins Edible Arrangements, which generated over $500 million in system-wide sales … more ...

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WASHINGTON — Airlines tried and failed to block a federal rule making them tell passengers up front the full cost of airfare, including government taxes and fees. So they’re trying another route, asking Congress to do what the Obama administration … more ...
DETROIT — Nine million parts. That’s what General Motors needs to repair millions of cars it has recalled since Feb. 7. With ignition switches, power steering motors and other parts slowly arriving at dealers, frustrated drivers face waits of weeks … more ...
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 26,000 last week to 319,000, the latest sign that the job market is slowly improving. The drop follows two weeks of increases that reflected mostly temporary layoffs around the Easter … more ...
BOSTON — Boston Mayor Martin Walsh says he’s disappointed with state gambling regulators’ decision not to grant city voters the right to weigh in on casino proposals in neighboring Revere and Everett. The mayor, in a statement, says he still … more ...
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he may use his executive authority to enact some of the proposed protections included in a failed bill that attempted to ban discrimination against unemployed job seekers. The Democrat said on Thursday, the … more ...
LONDON — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on Friday flatly rejected drug maker Pfizer’s sweetened takeover bid — worth $106 billion — just hours after it was levelled, describing it as inadequate. After being rebuffed twice, Pfizer Inc., the maker of Viagra, … more ...
WASHINGTON — The world’s top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right. Despite challenges that include market jitters about the Federal Reserve’s bond-buying slowdown … more ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.46 million after a Silicon Valley jury found the South Korean company guilty of copying key features of the iPhone in creating its own line of smartphones. The verdict … more ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees. And now a new study finds that the typical 401(k) fees — adding up to a modest-sounding 1 percent a year — would erase $70,000 from an … more ...
DETROIT — Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government. On Wednesday, Toyota announced it was recalling … more ...
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