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Grain higher, livestock higher

04/15/2014 1:00am
Grain futures were higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

People with old Social Security debts get reprieve

04/15/2014 1:12am
People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve — for now.

EMSH to break ground on $14M project

04/15/2014 2:10am
A groundbreaking, a building dedication, and the closing of three buildings will mark progress later this week at the East Mississippi State Hospital.

Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

04/15/2014 2:30am
The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.

Nestle sales up despite slack prices in Europe

04/15/2014 3:00am
Food company Nestle SA says sales rose 4.2 percent in the first quarter compared with a year ago despite deflationary pressures in Europe.

SDSU prof: Cattle feeding margins move into black

04/15/2014 3:20am
A South Dakota State University adjunct economics professor says cattle feeding margins moved back into the black in the first quarter of 2014 after nearly three years of deep losses.

Chinese sneaker factory workers go on strike

04/15/2014 4:20am
Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Yue Yuen, the world's largest maker of athletic footwear for brands such as Nike and Adidas, are striking in a dispute over benefits.

Greek short-term borrowing costs tumble

04/15/2014 4:30am
Greece's borrowing costs in a short-term debt sale have tumbled, days after the country returned to the international bond markets.

German economic confidence slips on Ukraine worry

04/15/2014 4:40am
A key German measure of investor confidence in the economy slipped in April as the conflict in Ukraine created uncertainty about the future.

Italian court: Ex-PM Berlusconi to serve community service for tax fraud at center for elderly

04/15/2014 4:40am
Italian court: Ex-PM Berlusconi to serve community service for tax fraud at center for elderly.

Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage

04/15/2014 4:50am
An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.

Peoria school district lays off 200 workers

04/15/2014 5:20am
Peoria's school board has voted to lay off nearly 200 employees — mostly full- and part-time teachers.

Bat-killing fungus spreads in Georgia

04/15/2014 6:10am
Black Diamond Tunnel sits just outside the city of Clayton in the northeast corner of Georgia.

Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General, seek merger

04/15/2014 6:10am
Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Lowell General Hospital have reached a tentative deal on a merger officials say will make both institutions stronger while lowering medical costs.

China Film takes 1st stake in Hollywood movies

04/15/2014 6:10am
China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.

Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances

04/15/2014 6:40am
With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.

US consumer prices up slightly in March; cheaper gasoline blunts impact of higher food costs

04/15/2014 6:40am
US consumer prices up slightly in March; cheaper gasoline blunts impact of higher food costs.

Aaron's buys Progressive Finance, cuts outlook

04/15/2014 6:51am
Furniture leasing company Aaron's has agreed to buy online rent-to-own finance company Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 million in cash in a bid to turn around its business even as it cut its first-quarter outlook.

Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt increase

04/15/2014 7:10am
Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings in February to another record high.

Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated Press

04/15/2014 7:31am
A Nevada rancher says he's trying to determine whether federal agents damaged any of his cattle before they released hundreds of rounded-up bovines in a showdown with angry protesters over the weekend. The Bureau of Land Management says Cliven (KLEYE'-vihn) Bundy owes more than $1 million in grazing fees for trespassing on federal lands since the 1990s.

Stocks head higher in early trade; J&J gains

04/15/2014 7:50am
Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as big-name U.S. companies turn in their latest financial results.

Japan pro-whaling lobby vows to continue hunts

04/15/2014 8:00am
Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members vowed Tuesday to continue whale hunts despite a world court ruling that ordered the country to halt its Antarctic whaling program.

Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business

04/15/2014 8:11am
Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion that is both technological and geographical.

EU lawmakers complete financial system overhaul

04/15/2014 8:30am
The European Union's Parliament on Tuesday completed the biggest overhaul of the bloc's financial system since the introduction of the euro currency, passing laws to minimize the risk and cost posed by failing banks.


04/15/2014 8:51am
Early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Tue.:

German company starts gas deliveries to Ukraine

04/15/2014 9:11am
German utility company RWE said Tuesday it has started sending natural gas to Ukraine, a move that could support the country if Russia acts on its threat to cut off supplies because of a massive debt for past deliveries.

Finmeccanica shares down on CEO change

04/15/2014 9:20am
Investors signaled concern Tuesday at a change of leadership at the scandal-plagued Finmeccanica defense contractor as part of sweeping management changes announced by Italian Premier Matteo Renzi at four strategic state-backed firms.

Millville man charged with homicide in fatal crash

04/15/2014 9:36am
A homicide charge has been filed against the 40-year-old Millville man accused in a fatal crash that claimed the life of the co-owner of a popular coffee roasting house in Logan.

US homebuilder confidence edges up in April

04/15/2014 9:40am
U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market rose modestly in April but remained at low levels for the third straight month, constrained by tight credit for home buyers and a shortage of workers and available land.

US consumer prices up a slight 0.2 pct. in March

04/15/2014 9:41am
Lower U.S. gasoline prices kept consumer inflation in check last month, helping to offset higher costs for food and clothing.

SW Idaho company officials convicted of fraud

04/15/2014 9:51am
A federal jury has convicted four officials at a failed southwest Idaho property management company of fraud for bilking investors out of billions of dollars.

Red River Valley touted as drone industry center

04/15/2014 10:00am
Dozens of representatives from agriculture, aviation and higher education are meeting in northwestern Minnesota to discuss ways to promote the region as a center for development of the aircraft industry which produces unmanned drones.

US stocks drift lower at midday; Homebuilders sink

04/15/2014 10:01am
U.S. stocks are moving lower in midday trading, giving up an early gain.

Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip

04/15/2014 10:11am
Twitter says it has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the more than 500 million tweets its users share each day — to advertisers, academic institutions, politicians and other customers.

Oregon Editorial Rdp

04/15/2014 10:11am