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Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions
The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert on Friday. While several people expressed...
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
US stock indexes zoom back to record highs
Stocks rallied in the U.S. and overseas after Japan's central bank surprised investors with a new round of economic stimulus. Japan's benchmark index soared 5 percent to its highest level since 2007.
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
US stocks end a turbulent month at a record high
[...] after flirting with a correction, or a 10 percent drop, the U.S. market rebounded and closed at all-time highs on the last day of the month. The announcement came after data showed that the world's third-largest economy remains in the...
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
Figures on government spending and debt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Oct 3017,872,613Statutory debt limitsuspendedTotal public debt...
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
Estonia citizen extradited to NYC in cyber case
Among more than a half-million computers infected in the United States were computers belonging to U.S. government agencies, including NASA, as well as educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, commercial businesses and individuals....
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
US rig count up 2 to 1,929
HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by two this week to 1,929. The Houston firm said Friday in its weekly report that 1,582 rigs were exploring for...
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
Exxon, Chevron shrug off effect of low oil prices
Exxon and Chevron leaned on strong performances from their refining operations to increase profits in the third quarter despite plummeting global oil prices. [...] low oil and natural gas prices make for low raw material costs — and higher profit...
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
Herbalife eyes settlement in federal lawsuit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Herbalife says it has agreed to settle a lawsuit that claimed the company's business structure and marketing practices violated federal and state laws. The weight loss and nutritional supplements company did not elaborate in its...
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM
Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index rally to record highs
NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index rally to record highs.
Nov 1, 2014 | 2:01 AM