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  • African success and the Ex-Im Bank

    African success and the Ex-Im Bank
    You can read all day about Africa and never get beyond stories of poverty, violence, corruption and health crises, including the current fears over an Ebola outbreak. But look closely and you'll see an emerging success. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is...
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • Foley's Comments At Fusion Paperboard Focus Of Continuing Debate

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has been constantly blasted by Democrats for two weeks for his statements outside a soon-to-be-closed paper mill in Sprague, generating an issue that has already been featured in political attack ads by two...
  • State police take over security in Ferguson, Mo., with 'softer' stance

    After several nights of tense street confrontations, state and federal authorities stepped in Thursday to curb the aggressive tactics of local police against demonstrators protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Missouri Gov. Jay...
  • BHP Billiton set to spin off unwanted assets

    MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - Diversified mining company BHP Billiton declared its preference for a demerger of its aluminum, manganese and nickel assets on Friday, setting the stage for the formation of a separate business that could be worth at least $12...
  • Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources

    Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources
    LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier and Japanese industrial giant Hitachi are the two frontrunners to buy Finmeccanica's rail subsidiaries, several sources close to the auction process said. Italy's Finmeccanica has been...
  • Ebay in talks to take bitcoins at payments unit : WSJ

    Ebay in talks to take bitcoins at payments unit : WSJ
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ebay Inc's PayPal is in talks with Coinbase Inc and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Executives at PayPal,...
  • Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations

    Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations
    Owners of eight Wrigley Field rooftop clubs sued the city of Chicago and its Landmarks Commission Thursday, asking a judge to throw out the panel's unanimous decision last month to allow the Cubs to erect seven outfield signs that the businesses say...
  • Cities, states face off on municipal broadband

    Wilson, N.C., determined nearly a decade ago that high-speed Internet access would be essential to the community's social and economic health in the 21st century, just as electricity, water and sewers were in the previous 100 years. But private...
  • Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills

    Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills
    Three Orland Park businesses reported being paid with counterfeit $100 bills last week, according to Orland Park police. When a woman tried to make a roughly $380 purchase with four $100 bills at Carson Pirie Scott in Orland Square Mall on Aug. 7, the...
  • Smaller banks see regulatory relief after U.S. elections

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All but the biggest U.S. banks could see relief from some financial reforms after the November elections even if control of the U.S. Congress remains divided between Democrats and Republicans.     Post-election committee leadership...