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Feb 26 2016

Michigan Governor Snyder: Flint getting $2M to get rid of lead pipes

A committee will be discussing more funding to help people pay their water bills. "Lead did not come from the treatment plant and water mains - it came from lead servic...

Feb 26 2016

Utility pleads not guilty in Los Angeles-area gas leak

The well is no longer releasing any gas or odorant, and "residents should no longer experience short term health symptoms related to the release of odorants from the ga...

Feb 26 2016

Best Buy Reports Better-Than-Expected Q4, Initial Q1 Guidance

The company provided EPS guidance of $0.31-0.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.39, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Best Buy ...

Feb 25 2016

West Behind Disappointing New Home Sales

Economists raised their first-quarter gross domestic product estimates by at least one-tenth of a percentage point to as high as a 2.4 percent annual pace after the exist...

Feb 24 2016

Star Struck: Starbucks Changes Popular Loyalty Program

For rewards program member Nicole Young, the new system won't change her daily habit. That's when the coffee giant is changing the way it rewards stars and how many sta...

Feb 24 2016

OPEC Sec-Gen says further action could follow output 'freeze' deal

He added: "Saudi oil minister said the country will not reduce output, while Iran said the Saudi-Russia pact is "ridiculous" amid plans to raise Iranian oil output". By...

Feb 24 2016

High supplies seen capping oil price until early 2017

In 2016, oil supply will outpace demand by as much as 1.1 million barrels per day, the IEA warned in its latest Medium-Term Oil Market Report released Monday. Instead, oi...

Feb 23 2016

US home market: Sales and prices up but not enough supply

On a non-seasonally adjusted basis, the index was unchanged in December following a 0.1 percent uptick in the previous month. Prices rose 0.6 percent from October to Nove...

Feb 23 2016

Paying with selfies online may help prevent fraud

The new system will also come to the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark. They will still have to put i...

Feb 22 2016

Snyder gives $2M for removing Flint's lead water lines

Weaver called for work to begin next week and she would reach out to any resource available to start her to remove lead service lines to the homes with those at the highe...

Feb 20 2016

Michigan House Approves $30 Million for Flint

Counsel for the lawsuits also say they seek to establish a medical monitoring fund to compensate Flint residents who have ongoing and future medical and psychological p...

Feb 20 2016

Lead pipe timeline splits governor, Flint mayor

Governor Rick Snyder announcing Thursday the grant money is coming from the state's distressed cities fund. Dykehouse used white paint that's made with lead in the painti...

Feb 16 2016

Continental follows Takata with massive airbag recall

It also said there have been 74 injury allegations related to airbags that did not deploy but those aren't confirmed. Three years after, two similar cases from Mercedes a...

Feb 16 2016

5M Vehicles Recalled For Defective Continental Air Bags

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration started probing the problem in August amid complaints that air bags failed to deploy in 2008 Honda Accords. This i...

Feb 16 2016

How to preorder the $25000 Tesla Model 3

A Tesla representative told Bloomberg that "the $35,000 price tag on the Model 3 doesn't include the significant federal and state incentives available to electric vehi...

Feb 15 2016

Suspect in stabbing of woman, 3 kids in custody

Her 1-year-old daughter, Ziana, and her 4-month-old daughter, Maiyah, were also found dead at the scene. But authorities said a domestic incident report was filed with po...

Feb 12 2016

Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developments

Although U.S. financial conditions have worsened a bit since then, Yellen said Fed policymakers expect "that with gradual adjustments in the stance of monetary policy, ec...

Feb 09 2016

Ben Stiller Reveals His Female Viagra Super Bowl Commercial on 'Tonight Show'

I mean, you know, there's all those ads for male Viagra out there, but people don't realize there's female Viagra", Stiller said, maintain an air of mock seriousness. The...

Feb 09 2016

Cam Newton walks out of news conference

The league MVP never seemed comfortable in the pocket and failed to produce a TD running or throwing for the first time this season. Carolina are one of those teams mo...

Feb 09 2016

Super Bowl gets 111.9 viewers, down from last year

The state's books won $3.2 million on last year's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks and the earnings from this year's game are expected t...