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Company says cleanup efforts could last weeks after saltwater spill at ND reservation

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:42am
Company officials say cleanup efforts are expected to take weeks after a pipeline on North Dakota's Fort Berthold Indian Reservation leaked around 1 million gallons of saltwater.
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Tokyo rolls out red carpet for Hollywood Godzilla, stomping home after showing everywhere else

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:32am
Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's Godzilla remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else.
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US wholesale sales likely rose at solid pace in May, economists forecast

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:29am
The Commerce Department reports how much U.S. wholesale businesses adjusted stockpiles in May in response to their sales.
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Applications for US unemployment aid likely were unchanged last week as layoffs remain low

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:24am
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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Costco sales at stores open at least a year up 6 percent, beat analysts' expectations

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:22am
Costco's sales at stores open at least a year rose 6 percent in June, beating Wall Street's estimates.
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Oil prices continue decline as Middle East supply concerns ease

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:03am
Oil prices extended losses Thursday as the outlook for supply remained robust.
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Samsung Electronics faces fresh claim of child labor at China supplier

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 4:55am
Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand.
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IBM To Spend $3 Billion To Tackle Cloud Chip Challenges

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:44am
International Business Machines Corp. announced Thursday plans to invest $3 billion over the next five years in research programs aimed at tackling chip challenges for cloud and big-data systems.
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Costco Same-store Sales Rise 6% In June

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:23am
Costco Wholesale Corp. said on Thursday that same-store sales rose 6% in the five-week period ending July 6.
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Amid need for intelligence in Afghanistan, top Army brass defend troubled intel tech system

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:08am
The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, last year cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelligence technology system.
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Stigma versus green allure: Nuke professionals at Japan's Fukushima utility quit in droves

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:45am
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor:...
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Asian stocks gain after China's export growth, Fed minutes; Indonesia up after election

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:29am
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday after China's exports showed a slight pickup.
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Heads up, World Cup teams: The robots are coming and their goal is to conquer the soccer field

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:20am
When robots first started playing soccer, it was a challenge for them just to see the ball.
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China To Offer Electric-car Tax Break; Tesla May Benefit

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:23am
China's central government said Wednesday it planned to exempt electric and fuel-cell cars sold in mainland China from sales tax, starting Sept. 1 and running until the end of 2017, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
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China export growth edges higher in June, imports rebound but still short of expectations

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:52pm
China says export growth edged higher in June while imports rebounded, but remained below analyst expectations, highlighting an uneven recovery for the world's second biggest economy.
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Man Surrenders, Accused Of Killing Six In Houston

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:29pm
A man suspected of killing four children and two adults in Houston on Wednesday evening has surrendered to police, reports said.
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Hong Kong Stocks Rebound From More-than-two-week Low

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:34pm
A rebound in U.S. markets helped push Hong Kong stocks higher Thursday morning, with the Hang Seng Index bouncing back 0.2% from a more-than-two-week low, and recovering from a brief dip after Chinese data showing slower-than-expected export growth in June.
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China's Exports, Trade Surplus Miss Forecasts

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:18pm
Chinese trade data for June surprised to the downside, though the result was still better than May's performance, according to numbers out Thursday.
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Psych drug ER visits total almost 90,000 yearly; drug in Ambien among the culprits, study says

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:17pm
Bad reactions to psychiatric drugs result in nearly 90,000 emergency room visits each year by U.S. adults, with anti-anxiety medicines and sedatives among the most common culprits, a study suggests.
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Australia Stocks Inch Higher Ahead Of Data

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 9:05pm
Australian stocks saw small, on-again-off-again gains in early Thursday action, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.1%, spending the opening hour lounging around the flat line.
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