Business News

December 27, 2016 - 4:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics company Panasonic and U.S. electric car maker Tesla said Tuesday they plan to begin production of photovoltaic cells and modules at a factory in Buffalo, New York. The two companies said they finalized an agreement calling for Tokyo-based Panasonic to pay capital...
Read More
December 27, 2016 - 3:52 am
MILAN (AP) — Troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena says it will need more rescue money than previously expected, as a government rescue looms. The bank said in a statement issued late Monday that the European Central Bank had estimated its capital shortfall at 8.8 billion euros ($9.2...
Read More
FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is questioning the effectiveness of the United Nations, saying it's just a club for people to "have a good time." His post on Twitter Monday, Dec. 26, is the president-elect's latest comment since the U.N. Security Council voted Friday to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 27, 2016 - 3:25 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump is questioning its effectiveness of the United Nations, saying it's just a club for people to "have a good time," after the U.N. Security Council voted last week to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, The president-elect wrote...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans are united on repealing President Barack Obama’s health care law, but ideologically and practically speaking, they’re in different camps over replacing it. Getting the factions together won’t be easy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
December 27, 2016 - 2:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are united on repealing President Barack Obama's health care law, but ideologically and practically speaking, they're in different camps over replacing it. Getting the factions together won't be easy. Some Republicans would revise and rebrand "Obamacare," junking...
Read More
In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, a group of people huddle together to take a selfie photo on a cell phone at the Paradise area at Mount Rainier National Park, Wash. Spotty or no cellular service has been the norm at the nation's fifth oldest park south of Seattle, but that could change soon. Some say cell service would improve safety and provide a convenience for visitors. Others don't want it, saying the proliferation of phones will distract from the natural beauty of the surroundings. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 27, 2016 - 1:22 am
SEATTLE (AP) — On a recent snowshoeing trip on Mount Rainier, Nancy Spears brought her cellphone along but was happy not to have coverage: It gave her time to connect with her snowy surroundings rather than her social media accounts. Spotty or no cellular service has been the norm at the nation's...
Read More
December 27, 2016 - 12:37 am
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police evacuated a suburban Denver mall Monday after an arrest led to hundreds of young people converging on the site, with several fights breaking out, authorities said. No one was seriously injured but five juveniles were arrested during the disturbance at the Town Center at...
Read More
Police officers continue to patrol the area as people linger in the parking lots around Oak Court Mall after the mall was closed due to a disturbance Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn. Authorities and witnesses say there have been disturbances at two malls in Memphis and one of them had to be shut down. (Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal via AP)
December 27, 2016 - 12:07 am
BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers, who were looking for post-holiday deals, scrambling for the exits. No one was seriously injured in the mall melees, which, during the panic, also prompted numerous false reports of gunfire. Police in...
Read More
December 26, 2016 - 11:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for three thieves with a taste for designer clothing who stole more than $1 million dollars' worth of fur from a store on Manhattan's upscale Madison Avenue. The theft occurred on Christmas Eve after one of the suspects threw a brick through the window of the...
Read More

Pages