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  • SEC files fraud charges against Lynn Tilton, firms

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have filed civil fraud charges against prominent Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton and her investment firms. They are accused of concealing the poor performance of fund assets linked to loans…

  • Climbing temperatures end Southern California ski season

    BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Ski lifts are coming to an early stop in Southern California. Climbing temperatures and a lack of snow have ended the ski season at the Bear Mountain and Snow…

  • NFL suspends Browns GM for texting, team holds onto picks

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The NFL sent a tough message to Browns general manager Ray Farmer for texting. However, the league didn’t delete any of Cleveland’s precious draft picks. Farmer has been suspended without pay for…

  • McDonald’s to test all-day breakfast beginning in April

    NEW YORK (AP) — A McMuffin for dinner? It might happen, as McDonald’s plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting next month. The company said in a…

  • Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house

    SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes. The recommendation system, called Amazon Home Services, marks the e-commerce company’s latest attempt to…

  • A week before opener, owner Fred Wilpon addresses Mets

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon addressed the team in a closed-door meeting Monday morning. The meeting delayed the opening of the Mets clubhouse 15 minutes and players could…

  • AP Interview: Saudi Arabia seeks to attract non-oil capital

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has undertaken several initiatives to attract foreign capital outside of its oil and gas sector, the deputy governor of the kingdom’s investment authority said Monday. “There is…

  • Teen libertarian is face of Brazil’s young free-market right

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Microphone in hand and standing atop the sound truck, the raspy-voiced protest leader jabbed his finger into the air shouting for the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, igniting wild cheers…

  • US stocks move higher, led by gains in energy companies

    Major U.S. stock indexes surged in afternoon trading Monday, as investors cheered encouraging economic data and the latest batch of corporate deal news. Expectations that any increase in the Federal Reserve’s key interest rate this…

  • Teva buying Auspex for $3.2 billion

    NEW YORK (AP) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is buying Auspex Pharmaceuticals for about $3.2 billion in a move to strengthen its position on central nervous system condition treatments. Jerusalem-based Teva said Monday that it…

  • Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol

    HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry.…

  • StubHub files lawsuit against Ticketmaster

    NEW YORK (AP) — StubHub is suing Ticketmaster and the Golden State Warriors, alleging it unfairly required fans looking to resell tickets to use Ticketmaster’s resale exchange. The online ticket marketplace and division of San…

  • 2 US agents charged with fraud during Silk Road inquiry

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.…

  • Volvo Cars plans to open its first US plant

    DETROIT (AP) — Volvo Cars is planning to build an assembly plant in the U.S. The $500 million plant will be Volvo’s first car plant in North America. The Swedish automaker says it has a…

  • Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia. Now,…