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  • District Photo to acquire Snapfish from Hewlett-Packard

    WASHINGTON — A Prince George’s County company is acquiring the photo-sharing site Snapfish. Bloomberg Business reported on Tuesday that Hewlett-Packard is selling Snapfish, which lets users store, share and print photos, to District Photo, a…

  • Teva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Teva has offered to buy Mylan for about $40.1 billion in cash and stock in a deal that would create a powerhouse of generic drug development. If Teva manages to acquire…

  • Greek anger over state cash grab from hospitals, schools

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek local authorities were on the brink of revolt Tuesday against the central government’s move to use cash reserves from state agencies — including hospitals and kindergartens — to help the…

  • US stocks waver as corporate earnings roll in

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wavered Tuesday as big companies turned in a mixed batch of earnings results. Markets in Asia surged on optimism over recent reforms in China. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones…

  • Wyndham announces 10-year extension to sponsor PGA event

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The annual PGA Tour event in Greensboro will keep its title sponsorship with Wyndham Worldwide through 2026. Officials with the tour and the company announced the 10-year extension to remain the…

  • EU gives Ukraine $267 million in low interest loans

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has given Ukraine 250 million euros ($267 million) in low interest loans as part of a package to help revive the country’s lackluster economy. Top EU economy official Pierre…

  • Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection. In 84 days from November 2013 to January…

  • AFL-CIO, Chamber of Commerce clash over trade before Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Major labor unions and business groups clashed Tuesday over President Barack Obama’s bid for “fast track” authority to advance trade deals being negotiated with numerous nations. AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka told the…

  • Grain mixed, livestock higher

    CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was unchanged at $4.9825 a bushel; July corn was 4.50 cents lower at $3.8025…

  • Peugeot Citroen ramps up production in Europe

    PARIS (AP) — PSA Peugeot Citroen says it will raise production in Europe to meet growing demand in the region’s recovering car market. The maker of the Peugeot 208 and the Citroen C3 Picasso says…

  • Toyota adviser nominated for Japan central bank board

    TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government has nominated a former executive at Toyota Motor Corp., one of the biggest corporate beneficiaries of drastic monetary easing, to be a board member of the central bank. After…

  • Unemployment falls in just 23 US states as hiring slows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states last month and rose in 12 as employers pulled back on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in…

  • High court: Energy companies must face price fixing claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California’s energy crisis. The justices…

  • APNewsBreak: No US protection for sage grouse population

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A bird found only in California and Nevada no longer faces the threat of extinction and doesn’t require federal protection, officials said just months before a more-sweeping decision is due on…

  • Dollar mixed

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.23 Canadian dollars, up from late Monday. And the dollar is trading at 15.45 Mexican…