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Oahu bakery worker confirmed to have Hepatitis A

Mrivers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:31am

Hawaii health officials say the latest food service employee who has tested positive for hepatitis A on Oahu works in a Costco bakery.

After shooting, German TV drops Counter Strike broadcast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:30am

A German TV channel has canceled plans to broadcast the finals of a global tournament of the video shooting game "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive" in response to last week's slayings in Munich.

Eurozone likely to see another stimulus as growth halves

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:20am

It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have more to do in the months ahead to shore up growth.

3 businesses moving into LSU's research labs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:10am

Three new tenants have moved or are moving into the research labs at LSU Innovation Park.

Remains of Korean War POW headed to New York for burial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:00am

The remains of a U.S. soldier from Long Island who died while in captivity during the Korean War have been identified and are being returned to New York for burial.

DC Metro train derails, 2 passengers evaluated for injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:50am

Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia and fire officials say two of about 75 passengers on the train are being evaluated for minor injuries.

Merck beats 2Q profit forecasts, lowers guidance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:41am

Slightly higher sales and substantial cost-cutting by Merck & Co. boosted second-quarter profit 75 percent, but the drugmaker lowered its financial forecast for the year, citing higher restructuring costs in the quarter.

Tourist numbers to Spain jump 12 pct in first half of 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:30am

The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix of economic concerns and fears of extremist attacks continued to drive foreigners away from rival Mediterranean destinations.

3 top figures jailed for Anglo Irish Bank accounting fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:00am

Three former senior bankers have been imprisoned for their roles in hiding billions in losses at the defunct Anglo Irish Bank, the biggest accounting fraud in Irish corporate history.

Vietnam says Taiwan firm's pollution affected 200,000 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:50am

Toxic waste discharged from a Taiwanese-owned steel complex in central Vietnam harmed the livelihoods of more than 200,000 people, including 41,000 fishermen, the Vietnamese government said in tallying the damage from what it has called the country's worst environmental disaster.

Mercedes building new car plant in Hungary, to employ 2,500

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:00am

Automaker Daimler's Mercedes-Benz brand says it will build a new manufacturing plant in Hungary by the end of the decade, investing 1 billion euros ($1.11 billion) and creating 2,500 new jobs.

Romania: senior banker detained in corruption probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:00am

Anti-corruption prosecutors have detained the deputy governor of Romania's central bank on suspicion that he engaged in influence-peddling, illicitly receiving 1 million euros ($1.1 million) when he was parliament speaker.

Summer meal programs in county serve 10,000 kids

Ben Middelkamp-Tribune, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:20am

Cass County schools and churches served more than 10,000 meals to local students during the summer months, filling a need and stomachs of many area kids.

Restaurant employees fired for refusing to serve officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:20am

Two employees have been fired after denying service to a uniformed D.C.-area police officer at a Noodles & Company restaurant.

Sony's profit falls on yen, lagging cellphones, Japan quake

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:00am

Sony Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 percent to 21.2 billion yen ($205 million), as earnings were hammered by a strong yen and lagging smartphone sales, and a quake in southwestern Japan that disrupted its camera parts and semiconductor production.

AB InBev sees strong sales for main brands like Corona

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:50am

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has reported a 4.3 percent rise in second-quarter operating profit to $4.01 billion amid strong sales of its main brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois.

Health care nonprofit awarded federal grant to aid homeless

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:10am

A nonprofit health care organization in Rhode Island has been awarded a federal grant to develop a new program providing behavioral health treatment to the state's homeless.

Sanofi profits down despite growth at Genzyme unit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:10am

Drugmaker Sanofi has reported an 11 percent fall in profit in the second quarter despite double-digit growth of its biotech unit Genzyme.

Barclays says core profit before tax rose 19 percent

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 1:50am

Barclays plc said Friday second-quarter earnings rose 19 percent as the bank expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of Britain's exit from the European Union.