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Friday, August 28, 2015

Fox Business

Police ask that charges be filed against former head of Brazil's nuclear power company

43 minutes ago
Police say they have asked prosecutors to file charges against the former head of Eletronuclear, the state-owned company that operates Brazil's two nuclear power plants, for his suspected role in a bribery scandal.

Recalls this week include rotary tools, mowers, bicycles, crampons, exercise machines

1 hour 1 minute ago
A line of rotary tools that can overheat and melt are among this week's recalled consumer products.

USDA to approve Simplot's genetically engineered potato that resists late blight

1 hour 7 minutes ago
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops.

High wind, waves, leads Shell to pause exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast

1 hour 13 minutes ago
A spokesman for Royal Dutch Shell PLC says he's not sure when exploratory drilling will resume off Alaska's northwest coast after high winds and waves shut down operations Wednesday.

Apple loses key music executive who joined company after $3 billion acquisition of Beats

1 hour 18 minutes ago
Apple's online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews.

Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month

1 hour 19 minutes ago
All times are Eastern TUESDAY, Sept. 2 WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.

Weekly Oil-rig Count Edges Higher, But Total Rig Count Falls: Baker Hughes

1 hour 55 minutes ago
Oil futures added to gains after data from Baker Hughes released Friday showed that the number of active oil-drilling rigs edged higher, but the total number of active rigs fell. by Myra P. Saefong

Ex-Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan sent to begin 15-year prison term in US prison

2 hours 9 minutes ago
A former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme delivered a public apology before a federal judge on Friday and was sent to begin his time in U.S. prison.

Federal judge tosses lawsuits aimed at New Jersey supermarkets' 'baked fresh' bread

2 hours 31 minutes ago
A judge has thrown out lawsuits filed by New Jersey consumers who said supermarkets fooled them into paying more for bread by advertising it was made fresh in their stores.

Twitter Commits To Increase Percentage Of Women In Company To 35%

2 hours 34 minutes ago
Twitter Inc. said Friday that it would increase the percentage of women in the company to 35% and the percentage of women in leadership roles to 25%, among other diversity goals. by Caitlin Huston

GameStop slips as 3rd-quarter outlook disappoints, but analysts say company is being cautious

2 hours 36 minutes ago
Shares of GameStop skidded Friday after the video game retailer reported strong second-quarter results but gave a forecast that disappointed Wall Street.

Fed Vice Chair Fischer: Watching incoming data, markets to make decision on rates in September

2 hours 56 minutes ago
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer says that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the Fed boosts interest rates in September.

Shares of Freeport-McMoRan rise after Icahn buys stake and announces cost-cutting plans

3 hours 4 minutes ago
Shares of Freeport-McMoRan jumped Friday, a day after it announced cost-cutting plans and activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed that he bought a stake in the mining company.

Judge says records will be unsealed in 38 Studios lawsuit, including officials' depositions

3 hours 14 minutes ago
All records will be unsealed in the lawsuit over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company 38 Studios, a judge ruled Friday.

SolarCity Shares Rally For Second Day; Poised For Weekly Gains Of 20%

3 hours 19 minutes ago
Shares of SolarCity Corp. extended gains for a second session Friday following a Morgan Stanley upgrade, putting them on track to gain more than 20% for the week. by Sue Chang

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