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  • You probably have some ideas about how your company's CEO got to where he did. Maybe he's a...

  • Finance and labour ministers gather for a group photo of the G20 Joint Meeting of Finance and Labour Ministers in Ankara

    World financial leaders will agree to calibrate and communicate monetary policy carefully to avoid triggering capital flight, but will not call an expected U.S. rate rise a risk to growth, a draft communique showed on Friday. Many emerging market economies are concerned that when the U.S. Federal Reserve raises borrowing …

  • A new report says a Massachusetts agency failed to protect a 7-year-old boy who was beaten and starved and is now in a coma. The report released Friday by the Department of Children and Families found ...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the markets opened in New York

    By Noel Randewich (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes dropped almost 2 percent on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will increase ...

  • Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner

    Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner. The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. More than 200 people, including Florida Gov. Rick Scott, NASA ...

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the market opened in New York

    U.S. stock indexes dropped almost 2 percent on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this month. Trepidation ...

  • Bernard Madoff departs US Federal Court after a hearing in New York

    Five former Geneva wealth managers have paid "substantial compensation" to settle criminal complaints brought by clients whose assets they had invested with U.S. fraudster Bernard Madoff, the Geneva prosecutor's office said on Friday. The case was launched in 2009 against five directors of Aurelia Finance, a Geneva-based …

  • Chapman University and Arco say they have reached an out-of-court settlement resolving a lawsuit accusing the oil company of selling property in Orange, California, that was contaminated with toxic chemicals. ...

  • Contours of landmark UN climate pact starting to take shape

    U.N. climate talks are plodding ahead toward a worldwide deal to fight global warming, with negotiators agreeing to start work on a draft agreement. A weeklong session in Bonn finished Friday with the ...

  • Expensive ad space almost sold out for debate Associated Press - 20 minutes ago

    Get in your bids fast. CNN said Friday that only one commercial slot is still available for its coverage of the Sept. 16 debate between top Republican presidential contenders, and it's expected to draw ...

  • US tells China at G20 to avoid 'competitive devaluation'

    US Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew speaks at the Brookings Institution July 8, 2015 in Washington

  • New strategy to boost flagging climate talks

    Climate negotiators need a more workable draft version when they next meet in Bonn in October

  • The Coast Guard has identified two auxiliary members whose small plane crashed on a New Jersey recreation field. The Coast Guard said in a statement Friday that Jack Rosenberg and Erik Pearson are in stable ...

  • Eyes on China data, rate meetings Reuters - 33 minutes ago

    China's battered stock markets reopen on Monday after a two-day public holiday and before a monthly data dump that could reinforce fears of a hard landing, rattling the global economy. Key numbers next week include trade data on Tuesday -- expected to show both exports and imports falling again in August -- and inflation …

  • Thanks to a new free-spending ownership group, the Los Angeles Dodgers payroll has now stretched...

  • Ride services Lyft and Uber have poached dozens of key Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) employees over the past year, including top engineering managers, to help personalize their apps. Twitter's management turmoil and 44 percent stock fall over the last 12 months have helped Lyft and Uber recruit key talent, as the micro-blogging …

  • Economist describes alarmist reaction to the Shanghai stock market rout as 'excessive, unreasonable and irrational'

  • Court rules Ecuadoran villagers can pursue Chevron in Canada

    Humberto Piaguaje, representative of Ecuadorean people affected by environment damage caused by Chevron-Texaco in the Amazon basin region, speaks next to the lawyer Juan Pablo Saenz (R) during a press ...

  • The personal secretary for one of Pennsylvania's richest men will plead guilty to helping him evade more than $4 million in federal income taxes by using business funds to pay for his 18-bedroom mansion ...

  • U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Bharara holds a news conference on the Gozi Virus in New York

    A Latvian man pleaded guilty on Friday to engaging in a scheme to transmit a computer virus that infected more than a million computers worldwide and caused tens of millions of dollars in losses. Deniss Calovskis, 30, pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan to conspiring to commit computer intrusion, admitting that …

  • G20 finance chiefs meet to calm jitters over China's slowdown

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu delivers a speech during the G20 finance ministers meeting in Turkey, on September 4, 2015, in Ankara

  • US hiring sizzles in health care and restaurants Associated Press - 50 minutes ago

    U.S. hiring is hot in health care and hospitality. Health care and social assistance employers added more than 56,000 jobs in August, led by hospitals and health service providers. The social assistance ...

  • "Secretary Lew ... noted that it was important for China to signal that it will allow market pressures to drive the (yuan) up as well as down, and that China should allow its exchange rate to reflect underlying fundamentals, avoid persistent exchange rate misalignments, and refrain from competitive devaluation," the official …

  • The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an attempt by oil giant Chevron to block Ecuadorian villagers from using an Ontario court to collect billions in damages over rainforest pollution. The 7-0 ruling ...

  • Wave of new Windows 10 devices on show at Berlin tech fair

    Computer manufacturers are unveiling the first big batch of devices running Windows 10 at the IFA home electronics show opening in Berlin on Friday. The industry has seen sluggish sales in recent years ...

  • (ShareCast News) - Gold continued to post declines on Friday, as base metal futures slipped lower while oil benchmarks endured another volatile session.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a press conference after talking about her strategy for rural America during a campaign stop at the FFA Enrichment Center at the Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny, Iowa

    Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was sorry that her use of a personal email account while secretary of state caused confusion, in her most contrite comments yet about an issue that is plaguing her White House bid. Clinton, the Democratic front-runner ahead of the November 2016 presidential election, …

  • Connecticut college backs off plan to make fraternities coed Associated Press - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    The president of Trinity College on Friday urged the elimination of a requirement that fraternities and sororities become coeducational, calling off an experiment she said had created rifts on campus since ...

  • US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear Associated Press - 1 hour 3 minutes ago
    US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear

    The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from ...

  • Applebee's moving from Kansas City to California Associated Press - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    The headquarters of Kansas City-based Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar is moving to California. The company also says Steven R. Layt, president of Applebee's, will not move and has resigned. The Kansas ...

  • Ohio's roads will be extra crowded over holiday weekend Associated Press - 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    Ohio motorists can expect to have plenty of company on the roads this Labor Day weekend. The AAA Auto Club says 1.5 million Ohio residents are expected to be among the 35.3 million people in the U.S. taking ...

  • Airbnb is growing like crazy because of the pope Business Insider - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    Airbnb's fastest growing markets are not tourism destinations as much as they are planned...

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a rare televised interview on Friday during which...

  • Global Markets Fall After US Jobs Report Sky News - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
    Global Markets Fall After US Jobs Report

    World stock markets have dropped on new US employment figures, seen as crucial in determining whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this month. The non-farm payrolls report, released on the first Friday of every month, showed the US economy added 173,000 net new jobs in August - below expectations. However, …

  • A Blackberry sign is seen in front of their offices on the day of their annual general meeting for shareholders in Waterloo

    Canada's BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp (GDTC.O) for $425 million, to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. The cash deal may help BlackBerry, a one-time smartphone pioneer, win new customers …

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