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Nestle To Stop Using Articial Flavors, Colors In All Chocolate Candy

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 8:21am
Nestle USA said on Tuesday that it will remove artificial flavors and colors from all of its Nestle chocolate candy by the end of the year.
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Congressional Republicans critical of 'amnesty bonuses' under Obama's immigration orders

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:48am
Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama's executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortune after years of paying taxes to help fund government programs they were banned from receiving.
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Drugmaker enlists support from lawmakers, women's groups to boost bid for female sex pill

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:32am
The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost female libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health regulators, following a recent lobbying blitz by politicians, women's groups and consumer advocates aimed at pushing it onto the market.
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Rejected female libido pill gets lobbying boost from lawmakers, women's groups

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:32am
The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost women's libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health regulators, following a recent lobbying push by politicians, women's groups and consumer advocates.
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Starwood President and CEO van Paasschen resigns; Aron named as interim CEO

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:00am
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. says President and CEO Frits van Paasschen has resigned.
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Mika Brzezinski launching business within NBC for live events

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:01am
The NBC Universal News Group is launching a series of live events where "Morning Joe" host Mika Brzezinski offers empowerment tips to women, a venture that illustrates an effort to find revenue-raising activities outside the traditional definition of news.
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Survey shows German investor confidence highest in a year, though a bit short of forecasts

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:00am
A survey shows that investor confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has risen to its highest level in a year though the increase was a little short of expectations amid concerns over Ukraine and Greece.
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Spanish bank makes $1.1 billion bid for control of Portuguese ally in cross-border expansion

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:47am
Spain's Caixabank has offered 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to take full control of Portugal's Banco BPI, where the Spanish bank already owns 44 percent of the stock.
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U.S. Stock Futures Slump After Greek Debt Impasse

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:30am
U.S. stock futures pointed to a downbeat day on Wall Street on Tuesday as a deadlock in Greece's debt talks took a toll on financial markets.
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Congress has an idea for Amtrak: Allow people to bring their dogs and cats on board

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:45am
It all began with Lily, a 15-pound snowball of a French bulldog with the face of a tough guy and the personality of a princess.
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West Coast seaport talks resume with US labor secretary in room amid historically bad backup

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:32am
West Coast seaports that were all but shut over the holiday weekend because of a contract dispute are reopening, as the nation's top labor official begins his efforts to solve a stalemate between dockworkers and their employers that already has disrupted billions of dollars in U.S. international trade.
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Texas Judge Temporarily Blocks Obama Immigration Reprieve

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:29am
A Texas judge has temporarily stalled plans by the administration of President Barack Obama to reprieve the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants, the
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Fresh from Maine: US lobsters are becoming a New Year delicacy for China's rising middle class

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:32am
Now on the menu in Beijing for Chinese New Year: lots and lots of American lobster.
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Asian stock markets mostly rise, gains tempered by Greek debt standoff

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:32am
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday but gains were tempered after Greek debt talks broke down, raising the prospect Athens might leave the euro currency.
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Pharrell Williams has deal for 4 picture books, starting with 'Happy,' showing kids worldwide

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:07am
Pharrell Williams has a "Happy" deal for a series of children's picture books.
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Alaska subcommittee hearing on Medicaid expansion includes concerns about federal contribution

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:07am
A subcommittee hearing on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand Medicaid coverage revealed few new details Monday, with several members expressing concern about the cost and the federal government not honoring its commitment.
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Asia Stocks: Latest Quotes

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:41pm
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) down 0.2% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.3% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 0.7% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) down 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.2% ; Taipei (Taiex ) closed for holiday Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
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Chinese Stocks Move Higher Ahead Of Holiday

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:39pm
Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks both advanced Tuesday morning in their last full trading day before the Lunar New Year holiday, overcoming data showing China's home-price fall accelerated last month.
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Bill would let Nevada bar, saloon owners welcome dogs inside their businesses

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 8:50pm
Nevada lawmakers reviewed a bill Monday that would allow people to bring their dogs with them into taverns and saloons, but it got a less-than-cuddly response from health officials concerned about slobber and dog hair in cocktails.
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Japan Stocks Sink On Rising Yen, Greek Jitters

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 8:20pm
Japanese stocks opened down and moved lower in early Tuesday trading, with the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.5% to cancel out an advance by the same margin the previous day, while the broader Topix lost 0.3%.
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