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12 min ago | Reuters
The customs authority in the Chinese port city of Qingdao has detained three Chinese employees of a subsidiary of the Japanese trading giant Marubeni Corp ( She said that the authority's anti-smuggling office was still investigating and could provide no further details at this stage.
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4 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Dry weather and an ongoing drought in Southern California are putting fire departments all over Southern California on high alert for a dangerous and active fire season.
8 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com
Ashland Inc. CEO James J. O'Brien will retire Dec. 31 from the company where he has spent his entire career.
12 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald
The Toronto stock market was slightly higher Thursday amid another heavy slate of earnings news in Canada and the U.S. U.S. indexes were mixed, with the Dow Jones industrials down 3.78 points to 16,497.87 despite well-received earnings reports from General Motors and Caterpillar.
16 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
The maker of products from Post-it notes to industrial coatings and ceramics said Thursday that it earned $1.21 billion, or $1.79 per share, for the three months through March 31. A year earlier it earned $1.13 billion, or $1.61 per share.
17 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. says it had US$340 million of net income in the first quarter, down from the same time last year but better than the company had expected at the beginning of 2014.
On Friday, Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom announced both its first shipment of Arctic offshore oil as well as a renewed strategic alliance with Royal Dutch Shell .
A couple of months ago, the fund planners at Invesco PowerShares closed the book on one of the most unusual chapters in investing history, announcing a move to shut down the PowerShares Lux Nanotech Portfolio exchange-traded fund .
The dividend is payable on June 16, 2014 to shareholders of record on June 6, 2014.
Dow Chemical said Wednesday its first-quarter net income jumped 75 percent, helped by easy comparisons to a prior-year period weighed down by hefty one-time charges.
Dow Chemical Co , the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as cost controls helped to boost margins in businesses that make coatings, plastics and crop-protection products.
A former Fortune 500 executive has been charged with murder after his failed attempt to kill himself in a New Hampshire car crash killed a couple expecting a baby.
Last weekend, a new Minneapolis ordinance officially went into effect requiring clubs to provide free earplugs to all patrons and employees.
Corning was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of January.
R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the first quarter of 2014 of $170 million, or $1.25 per share.
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