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Slovakia bans exports of drinking water
The Slovak Parliament has voted to approve a constitutional amendment that bans exports of water from Slovakia.
McDonald's profit, sales decline
McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world.
Petition drive to limit hospital charges gets OK
Michigan has given the go-ahead for a petition drive that would limit how much hospitals can charge uninsured and underinsured patients and auto accident victims.
Casino resisting Donald Trump bid to remove name
The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal are fighting back against Donald Trump's bid to have his name removed from the struggling casino.
Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud
Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the company and was entitled to billions of dollars.
US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights
U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices.
Addition of 11,500 jobs in Sept. cuts jobless rate
The state Labor Department has announced that employers in Connecticut added 11,500 jobs in September, cutting the unemployment rate to its lowest in nearly six years.
New England raking in millions from leaf peepers
Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn — and all six states are raking it in.
Sprint cuts 452 jobs at its Kansas headquarters
Sprint Corp. says it has cut 452 jobs from its Overland Park headquarters as part of a previously announced cost-cutting effort.
Belgium's main airport to begin Ebola screening
Brussels Airport says it will begin screening passengers arriving from Ebola-stricken countries Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Icelandair will resume flights from Orlando
Icelandair is returning to Orlando International Airport .
Economic malaise clouds Florida governor's race
By many measures, Republican Rick Scott has a strong case for a second-term as Florida governor.
Petco plans $35M distribution center in Reno
The San Diego-based Petco plans to build a new distribution center in Reno that it says will employ up to 150 people.
Taj Mahal workers furious after contract voided
Casino workers were in shock after learning that a judge had granted a request by Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal to throw out their union contract.
Iran says number of foreign tourists surges
Iran's top tourism official says the number of foreigners visiting the country has jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier.
Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill
The largest U.S. gay-rights organization has endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and is calling on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.
Alaska jobless rate unchanged from August
Alaska's unemployment rate was 6.8 percent last month.
German train drivers launch 2-day strike
Train drivers at Germany's national railway have started a two-day strike after their union rejected a new pay offer in a bitter dispute complicated by rivalry between unions.
Jeep Cherokee on list of top cars in Japan
The Ohio-built Jeep Cherokee has been named one of the top 10 cars in Japan.
In latest big move, US stocks end sharply higher
U.S. stock indexes are closing out a wild week with a big gain.
Obama's under-used credit card declined in NY cafe
The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?
Obama announcing plan to tighten card security
President Barack Obama is announcing a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.
Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort
Microsoft's CEO is continuing to try to repair damage caused by his gaffe last week at a women-in-computing conference. CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday sent a memo to staff saying all employees at Microsoft will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture.
Pot playing little role in tight Colorado contests
Colorado may be a battleground state known for its marijuana experiment. But don't look for pot in political campaigns.
France urged to reform, as top finance chiefs meet
The heads of major international economic organizations are to discuss the global economy following turmoil in financial markets this week and worries about another recession in Europe.
Will Apple Pay be the next iRevolution?
Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay — the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.
GE beats 3Q profit expectations
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — General Electric Co. (GE) on Friday reported third-quarter net income of $3.54 billion.
Yellen says US experiencing widening inequality
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century.
Apartments push up US homebuilding in September
Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
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