Global stock markets sink ahead of US jobs report
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Global stock markets were lower Friday with Tokyo's index down 2 percent as jitters mounted before the release of the monthly U.S. jobs report and the resumption next week of trading on Chinese stock markets....
From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," "Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?"...
China's stock rescue jolts companies, reform plans
BEIJING (AP) -- Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing's frantic effort to stop a stock market bust....
Wave of new Windows 10 devices on show at Berlin tech fair
BERLIN (AP) -- Computer manufacturers are unveiling the first big batch of devices running Windows 10 at the IFA home electronics show opening in Berlin on Friday....
Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz
NEW YORK (AP) -- The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film....
Why Friday's US jobs report could affect Americans' finances
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives....
Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit - if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures....
German factory orders drop in July
BERLIN (AP) -- German factory orders dropped a larger than expected 1.4 percent in July compared to the previous month, dragged down by flagging foreign demand....
A U.S. District Judge ruled Thursday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went too far in affirming the four-game suspension for New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady for his role in "Deflategate." This means that Brady is cleared of the suspension and is free to play unrestricted this season, including in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brady sticks to his claim that he was not involved in the conspiracy to deflate footballs below regulation standards in last year's AFC Championship.
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