Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

DEARBORN, Mich. — Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sed ...

Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted; 4 tips to avoid getting fleeced

NEW YORK — Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune ...

NBC News' boss faces challenge fixing MSNBC

NEW YORK — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the s ...

Dominican Republic deals with Medfly threat

The Dominican Republic and Haiti signed a collaboration agreement to eradicate t ...

Bacardi Acquires Angel's Envy Bourbon
Issued: March 30, 2015
HAMILTON, Bermuda--Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held ...

USDA seeks applications to support rural businesses, create jobs
Issued: March 30, 2015
Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah announced Monday that the U.S. Depa ...

JetBlue computer outage causes delays for passengers
Issued: March 30, 2015
JetBlue Airways said it had fixed a systemwide computer problem by 6:15 a.m ...

Regatta's Final Day Sees Intense Racing, Close Finishes
Issued: March 30, 2015
On the final day of the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta, the racing i ...

Scientific Games to provide El San Juan Resort & Casino with Bally Systems and Games
Issued: March 30, 2015


World goes dark for Earth Hour
Issued: March 28, 2015
At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, individuals, businesses, cities and landmarks around the world switched off their lights for one hour to focus attent ...

Reuters: Prepa creditors offer $2 billion for natural gas operation
Issued: March 28, 2015
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) bondholders have offered it $2 billion in capital, $1.2 billion of which would fund a new natur ...

Hotels see marked rise in occupancy
Issued: March 28, 2015
Tourism in Puerto Rico continues to reflect an upward trend in various areas, said Puerto Rico Tourism Co. (PRTC) Executive Director Ingrid ...

Bhatia requests meeting with Fitch Ratings
Issued: March 27, 2015
Senate President Eduardo Bhatia said Friday he is in the process of requesting to meet with Fitch Ratings' executives after the credit-r ...

Pierluisi says GO bondholders must be protected
Issued: March 27, 2015
Talk of debt restructuring in Puerto Rico should be limited to public corporations and not include government-backed general obligation bond ...

La Oficina celebrates kickoff event
Issued: March 27, 2015

La Oficina, a new shared executive office space, opened its doors Friday in the Caribe Plaza Office Building, across the street from the ...


62 yachts cast off at St. Thomas International Regatta
Issued: March 27, 2015
Sixty-two yachts from the Caribbean, U.S. and Europe cast off Friday in the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), presented by TAG H ...

Puerto Rico's jobless rate lowest in nearly 7 years
Issued: March 27, 2015
Puerto Rico's unemployment rate has dropped to 11.6 percent, the lowest level in nearly seven years.

Prepa creditor meeting to extend through weekend
Issued: March 27, 2015
Negotiations between the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) and its creditors, aimed at avoiding a potentially messy default, will ...

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Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy
Issued: March 30, 2015
business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this y ...

US stocks open higher, led by gains in energy companies
Issued: March 30, 2015
NEW YORK  — U.S. stocks are starting the week sharply higher, led by energy companies.

McDonald's to test all-day breakfast soon
Issued: March 30, 2015
Fast-food giant McDonald's  is making an early step toward extending breakfast hours to all day long.

Former Fed chairman starting 'Ben Bernanke's Blog'
Issued: March 30, 2015
WASHINGTON — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title — blogger.

US consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February
Issued: March 30, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers spent slightly more in February following two straight monthly declines and their income rose by a healthy amoun ...

National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'
Issued: March 30, 2015
WASHINGTON — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though t ...

Teva buying Auspex for $3.2 billion
Issued: March 30, 2015
NEW YORK — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is buying Auspex Pharmaceuticals Inc. for about $3.2 billion in a move to strengthen its posi ...

Horizon Pharma buying Hyperion for about $1.1 billion
Issued: March 30, 2015
NEW YORK  — Horizon Pharma is buying Hyperion Therapeutics for about $1.1 billion, gaining two treatments for genetic disorders.

UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran
Issued: March 30, 2015
The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, has muscled up in its fight against rising specialty drug costs, spending more than $ ...

Late audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks
Issued: March 30, 2015
WASHINGTON  — Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley une ...

Who claims what property seized in Cuba? Facts and figures
Issued: March 30, 2015
Soon after Fidel Castro came to power, his government seized the refineries, hotels and sugar plantations that were the most visible signs o ...

Before leak, NSA mulled ending phone program
Issued: March 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the mont ...

2 dead after small plane crashes near Pennsylvania airport
Issued: March 29, 2015
WEST CHESTER, Pa. — A small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday took the lives of the only two people aboard the air ...

Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four
Issued: March 29, 2015
If you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition.

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Iran nuclear talks at crunch time
Issued: March 30, 2015
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining les ...

Hope, fear as Nigerians await results of presidential vote
Issued: March 30, 2015
ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigerians waited in hope and fear on Monday for results of a presidential election in which voting was relatively smooth na ...

Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines
Issued: March 30, 2015
PETRA, Jordan — It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby ...

Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case
Issued: March 30, 2015
JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial ...

Greece and its creditors still struggle with reform list
Issued: March 30, 2015
BRUSSELS — Greece and its international creditors are still struggling to agree on a list of economic reforms that are deemed necessary for ...

Global stocks get European economy and Yellen boost
Issued: March 30, 2015
LONDON — Global stock markets started the week strongly Monday following strong European economic figures and as investors cheered an indica ...

Strong quakes hit off South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoa
Issued: March 30, 2015
SYDNEY — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports ...

France's far-right wins 62 seats but not a local council
Issued: March 30, 2015
PARIS — Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen couldn't hide her disappointment Monday not to have won one single local council i ...

World stocks gain after Yellen signals gradual rise in rates
Issued: March 30, 2015

HONG KONG  — World stock markets were buoyant Monday as investors cheered Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling that U.S. ...


Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway
Issued: March 29, 2015
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into ...

French conservatives win key local voting, gov't left loses
Issued: March 29, 2015
PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the "lies, denial and impotence" of France's governing Socialists after estim ...

Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches
Issued: March 29, 2015
ABUJA, Nigeria — Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-ric ...

Israel installs solar panels at parliament to save energy
Issued: March 29, 2015
JERUSALEM— Israel has installed solar panels on the roof of its parliament building, creating what it calls the largest solar field of any n ...

Waving fronds around the world, Christians mark Palm Sunday
Issued: March 29, 2015
Christians around the world are marking Palm Sunday by waving fronds, attending church services and visiting sites in the Holy Land at the s ...

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