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Lego sales soar thanks to popular girls series

09/05/2013 3:24am
Danish toy maker Lego says sales soared 13 percent during the first six months of 2013, thanks partly to the new "Lego Friends" series of building blocks designed for girls.

Germany's Munich Re sells US health insurance unit

09/05/2013 8:15am
German insurer Munich Re AG says it is selling American health insurance provider Windsor Health Group to WellCare Health Plans Inc. of the U.S. for an undisclosed sum.

Report: J.C. Penney dumps Martha Stewart

09/05/2013 11:41am
J.C. Penney is ending a tug-of-war with its nemesis over Martha Stewart.

Report: J.C. Penney dumps Martha Stewart

09/05/2013 12:59pm
J.C. Penney may be ending the tug-of-war with its nemesis for Martha Stewart.

SEC: Trader to settle insider-trading charges

09/05/2013 1:05pm
U.S. regulators say a resident of Thailand has agreed to pay $5.2 million to settle civil charges of trading on inside knowledge of a takeover bid for Smithfield Foods Inc. by a big Chinese company.

United recalls almost 600 pilots from furlough

09/05/2013 1:30pm
United Airlines said it will call back almost 600 pilots who were furloughed during a time when fuel prices spiked and the Great Recession forced the airline to shrink.

News Summary: United recalls almost 600 pilots

09/05/2013 2:19pm
WHO'S COMING BACK: Almost 600 pilots furloughed by United Airlines in 2008 and 2009. These are the last of the airline's pilots who had been out of work.

GateHouse Media headed for Ch. 11, then new co.

09/05/2013 2:37pm
GateHouse Media Inc. says that it will restructure its $1.2 billion debt in a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

Chobani recalls some Greek yogurt cups

09/05/2013 2:51pm
Chobani says it's recalling some of its Greek yogurt cups that were affected by mold, a move prompted by reports of illnesses by some customers.

August retail sales at a glance

09/05/2013 3:05pm
Summary of revenue at stores open at least a year in August for retail chains, with percentage increase or decrease over the same month last year.

JPMorgan Chase to stop offering student loans

09/05/2013 3:20pm
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is exiting the student loan business as more families opt for government-backed loans, which are generally cheaper and have more protections.

MGM Resorts ordered to pay, rehire whistleblower

09/05/2013 5:11pm
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday ordered MGM Resorts International to offer to rehire a whistleblower and pay $325,000 in restitution.

BP, feds offer dueling Gulf spill estimates

09/05/2013 7:41pm
Less than a month before a high-stakes trial resumes, BP and the federal government have offered conflicting estimates of how much oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico after the blowout of the company's Macondo well triggered a deadly explosion.