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BMW recalls 1.6 million 3-Series cars over air bags

DETROIT — BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix an air bag problem that is hitting much of the global auto industry.
Updated: 2 months ago
Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close

Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Atlantic City’s crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut down in mid-September.
Updated: 2 months ago

Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

NEW YORK — Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Updated: 2 months ago

FTC sues Amazon over kids’ app charges

NEW YORK – The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed today in federal court.
Updated: 2 months ago

Blue Bird recalls school buses for steering issue

Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult.The company also is recalling a smaller number of school buses that may be prone to a propane fuel leak.I...
Updated: 2 months ago

Dow breaks 17,000 following strong U.S. job gains

NEW YORK — A big gain in hiring last month sent the Dow Jones industrial average above 17,000 for the first time.
Updated: 2 months ago

U.S. hiring surges as unemployment dips to 6.1 percent

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a robust 288,000 jobs and helping drive the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.
Updated: 2 months ago

Southwest takes over AirTran’s international flights

DALLAS — After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory today — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba.
Updated: 2 months ago

Nestle recalls Haagen-Dazs due to packaging error

NEW YORK — Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages are mislabeled.
Updated: 2 months ago
Drink up, New York: Ban on big sodas canned

Drink up, New York: Ban on big sodas canned

NEW YORK – Big sodas can stay on the menu in the Big Apple after New York state’s highest court refused today to reinstate the city’s first-of-its-kind size limit on sugary drinks. But city officials suggested they might be willi...
Updated: 2 months ago