Niger has started the construction of an oil pipeline that will link it to the coast through West African neighbor Benin, a project that Niger's president said will bolster the country's economic development.
Stocks are lower at midday on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest decision on interest rates. Investors are expecting a small cut to rates and will be watching for any clues about what the Fed does next.
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is calling OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma a "morally bankrupt" company and heralding that it will be out of the pharmaceutical industry thanks to terms of a tentative settlement with states.
Michigan has joined New York in banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials investigate the cause of hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who have used vaping devices.
Business Wire, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 8:50am
Amazon is making it even easier for customers to pay with cash. Amazon PayCode, already available in 19 countries around the world, launches today in the U.S. and allows customers to choose Amazon PayCode at checkout and then pay for their purchase in cash at one of 15,000 Western Union locations. Items ship once customers pay for their purchase in person at a participating Western Union location. Amazon PayCode will be rolling out to customers over the coming weeks. For more information, please go here. Separately, Amazon Cash, which enables customers to load cash into their Amazon Balance for making online Amazon purchases, is now available in over 100,000 cash-loading locations nationwide. Customers in the U.S. who prefer to use cash are now even more able to enjoy Amazon’s vast selection, low prices, and fast, free shipping with no fees.