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BlackBerry abandons bid to sell itself, CEO now out

TORONTO (AP) - BlackBerry has abandoned its bid to sell itself and is replacing its chief executive.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


SAC Capital to pay $1.8B insider penalty

NEW YORK (AP) - SAC Capital Advisors will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges, stop investing money for others and pay $1.8 billion - the largest financial penalty in history for insider trading - to resolve criminal and civil claims against the hedge fund giant, the government announced Monday.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


Life insurance can help you protect your home in death

You and your family have worked hard to purchase your home, any rental properties, or other real estate holdings. You qualified for that mortgage due to your income level, excellent credit rating, and financial history. But what would happen if something unexpected happened to you? Besides the emotional stress, a surviving spouse may experience a significant decrease in household income that could lead to foreclosure. That's why many banks and mortgage companies encourage homeowners to purchase mortgage life insurance.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


SF mayor touts tech revival of Mid-Market district

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Monday touted the city's plans to revitalize the long-neglected Mid-Market neighborhood by luring tech companies like Twitter, which is set to go public this week.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


Twitter isn’t chirping not making profit

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


Twitter isn’t chirping not making profit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter has built a digital town square that's teeming with activity but riddled with financial potholes. Seven years after co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet through the online messaging service, more than 500 million posts are shared each day by everyone from the Dalai Lama to Justin Bieber.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


J&J to pay $2.2B to settle allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) - Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients, the Department of Justice announced on Monday.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


A Social Security lesson for teachers

It's once again time for me to turn the tables on my old teachers and ask them to take a seat and pay attention as I deliver my annual lecture on the Social Security offsets.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


Wal-Mart starts holiday shopping season online

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is upping the ante on holiday shopping.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


FDA approves Gazyva leukemia drug from Roche

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug from Roche to help treat patients with a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


Compact crossover SUV sales booming

DETROIT (AP) - Aging baby boomers. Couples with small kids. Single people with dogs.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


Google’s new Android smartphone operating system is the cat’s meow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is selling a new Android smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


3 bikini baristas arrested at Wash. coffee stand

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Police say the service at a bikini espresso stand in Washington state was too hot.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Buyers raising a stink

NEW YORK (AP) - A noxious feline odor has some Dell customers caterwauling.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Hallmark’s ugly sweater ornament stirring backlash from customers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Greeting card giant Hallmark said Thursday that it shouldn't have changed the lyrics to "Deck the Halls" on a new holiday ornament that stirred a backlash from customers online.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


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Woman sentenced for trying to frame ex through Facebook

SANTA ANA (AP) - A woman who created a phony Facebook profile of her ex-boyfriend in order to frame the Southern California man for stalking has ...

November 30, 2016 | | Nationwide


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