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Dissolving stent for heart arteries passes first large test
Now you see it, now you don’t. A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed its first major test in a large study, doctors said Monday. Abbott Vascular’s dissolving...
Oct 12, 2015 | 3:12 PM
Engine fire leads to evacuation of Allegiant flight in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California-bound Allegiant flight was evacuated in Las Vegas after an engine caught fire on the tarmac, the second plane fire at the airport in as many months and the latest in a string of issues for the low-fare carrier....
Oct 12, 2015 | 3:12 PM
2 Fed officials think data will justify rate hike this year
William Dudley, president of the Fed's New York regional bank, and Dennis Lockhart, president of the Atlanta Fed, said that despite pressures from abroad, they thought the economy would keep performing at a solid enough pace to justify a rate hike...
Oct 12, 2015 | 3:12 PM
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 818,112,975Statutory debt limit18,113,000Total public debt...
Oct 12, 2015 | 2:12 PM
Engine fire leads to evacuation of Allegiant flight in Vegas
The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 plane registered to the carrier was built in 1991. The engine was made by Pratt & Whitney.
Oct 12, 2015 | 2:12 PM
US rig count declines by 14 this week to 795
HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by 14 to 795. Houston's Baker Hughes said Friday that 605 rigs were seeking oil and 189 explored for...
Oct 12, 2015 | 1:12 PM
Madoff-related investment case heads for trial in Seattle
A group of Washington state investors in a fund tied to Bernard Madoff’s huge Ponzi scheme is going after the fund’s accountants in a Seattle courtroom, in what may be the only Madoff-related case in the United States to make it all the way to a...
Oct 12, 2015 | 1:12 PM
U.S. competitiveness remains strong | Jon Talton
The United States scores surprisingly well in a comprehensive examination of national economies. China is another story.
Oct 12, 2015 | 12:12 PM
Dell buying EMC in $67 billion deal
NEW YORK — Dell is buying data storage company EMC in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion, a move that will transform the PC company into a major player in the data storage market. The acquisition shifts the focus at Dell, once a pioneer in...
Oct 12, 2015 | 11:12 AM
Glencore shares storm ahead on zinc cutback news
The move — which will involve a cut in annual zinc production by 500,000 tons in Australia, South America and Kazakhstan — is the latest response by the Switzerland-based company to the slide in commodity prices that has raised concerns over...
Oct 12, 2015 | 10:12 AM

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