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Meters eyed as possible cause of Nevada fires
(AP) — Nevada utility officials said Tuesday they will turn over all data demanded by state regulators investigating whether smart electricity meters pose a fire danger. The state fire marshal and local fire chiefs sought the preliminary inquiry...
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Citizens Financial sets IPO at $21.50 a share
The U.S. banking unit of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group said late Tuesday that it sold 140 million shares in the IPO that had initially been expected to fetch between $23 to $25 a share. Citizens Financial has said it expects RBS to remain a...
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Big new iPhone brings Apple more profit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's largest iPhone is selling for $100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it costs Apple only $15.50 more to make the more expensive version. Both have larger screens than...
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Seattle real estate profile, Sept. 23, 2014
Some people who buy an old home want everything updated; others prefer to decide exactly what should be updated. Here are both options on Beacon Hill, featuring two old homes with tons of original character and two that have recently been overhauled.
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Samsung to launch new phone in China before Apple
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this week as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new iPhones. Samsung...
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site's security features. So...
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Cadillac to ditch Detroit for trendy NYC address
General Motors' 112-year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city's founder, is moving its headquarters to New York. Executives and marketing staffers will set up shop in a loft office in Manhattan's trendy SoHo...
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
UK regulator fines Barclays record $62 million
Tracey McDermott, FCA director of enforcement and financial crime, says Barclays "failed to apply the lessons from our previous enforcement actions, numerous industry-wide warnings, and exposed its clients to unnecessary risk." Separately in the U....
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM
Soft data, Syria strikes hit US, European markets
NEW YORK (AP) — Weak economic news and airstrikes against militants in Syria sent global stock markets lower. European markets fell after a closely watched gauge of business activity in the eurozone fell to a nine-month low this month.
Sep 23, 2014 | 11:23 PM