Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate tax code....
Philips to separate lighting arm into new company
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Royal Philips NV is to split off its lighting division to create two separate companies, the latest in a string of radical restructurings by one of Europe's best-known corporations....
Soft data, Syria strikes hit US, European markets
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. and European stocks mostly fell Tuesday following some disappointing economic reports and news that U.S.-led forces have started airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria....
China factory index ticks up, easing growth fears
HONG KONG (AP) -- Growth in China's sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, according to a report Tuesday, easing concerns about the No. 2 economy's recovery....
P&G selling rest of pet care business to Spectrum
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business....
Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones....
Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting foreign ownership in Russian media to 20 percent....
Shoemaker Jimmy Choo to list shares in London
LONDON (AP) -- Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has announced plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month....
Mayor Bill Peduto's proposed budget for next year includes a half mill increase in the city's property tax. Peduto says the hike corrects a miscalculation that decreased property taxes last year by too much and helped create a 35 million dollar budget deficit this year. Peduto says the "slight" tax increase is the fiscally responsible thing to do.
Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools?