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Tough Day on Markets Upended by NYSE Outage

July 9, 2015 | by Matthew Craft, AP Business Writer | Comments

The New York Stock Exchange stopped trading in the late morning Wednesday because of a technical problem, though NYSE-listed shares continued to trade on other exchanges.  The exchange said on its official Twitter feed that the issue was internal and not related to a breach of its systems. As of 2:05 p.m. Eastern, about two and half hours after the halt was announced, trading had not yet resumed on the NYSE.

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Drinking Water Systems Imperiled by Failing Infrastructure

October 1, 2015 8:15 am | by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | Comments

Deep inside a 70-year-old water-treatment plant, drinking water for Iowa's capital city is cleansed of harmful nitrates that come from the state's famously rich farmland.


Modi Touts Social Media, Tech Development in Facebook Visit

October 1, 2015 8:00 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi touted the power of social media and his own goals for developing India's tech economy on Sunday, speaking to a global audience from a "town hall" meeting at the headquarters of the world's largest social network.


Hyundai Recalls 470,000 Sonatas to Replace Engines

October 1, 2015 7:45 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | Comments

Hyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace the engines because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail.


U.S. Aims to Cut HIV Infections in Young Women in Africa

October 1, 2015 7:30 am | by Julie Pace, AP White House Correspondent | Comments

The Obama administration is announcing a $300 million program to drastically reduce HIV infections in girls and young woman in 10 sub-Saharan African nations hard hit by the virus.


VW Names Head of Porsche Unit as New CEO

September 29, 2015 8:00 am | by Geir Moulson and Pan Pylas, Associated Press | Comments

Volkswagen's board has named Matthias Mueller, the head of the group's Porsche unit, to be the new CEO and to lead the world's top-selling automaker past a growing emissions-rigging scandal.

Clinton Plans to Tackle Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs

September 29, 2015 7:45 am | by Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Comments

Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed a series of steps on Wednesday to lessen the burden of out-of-pocket medical bills for Americans covered by President Barack Obama's health care law.


NASDAQ Center Aims to Build Relationships with Startups

September 29, 2015 7:35 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Nasdaq has long been known as the "tech-heavy" stock exchange, where some of Silicon Valley's best-known companies have gone to sell shares.


EU Promotes Hotspots as Fast Track Answer to Refugee Crisis

September 29, 2015 7:10 am | by Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Comments

In EU-speak they're called "hotspots" - teams of European border, legal and asylum experts considered key to identifying those in need of international protection among the tens of thousands of people arriving in Greece and Italy in search of sanctuary or better lives.


Germany: VW Cars with Suspect Software in Europe Too

September 29, 2015 6:50 am | by Geir Moulson, Associated Press | Comments

The software at the center of Volkswagen's emissions scandal in the U.S. was built into the automaker's cars in Europe as well, Germany said Thursday, though it isn't yet clear if it helped cheat tests as it did in the U.S.


Detroit's Status as Bicycling Hotspot Grows with Slow Roll

September 24, 2015 8:15 am | by Roger Schneider, Associated Press | Comments

Move aside, Motor City, and make way for an export that's turning Detroit's auto legacy on its wheels.


Investigators on Scene Where Ethanol Tankers Derailed

September 24, 2015 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

An official says federal investigators have spent their first full day on the scene where seven ethanol tanker cars derailed in South Dakota this weekend.


U.S. Officials to Stop Screening Liberian Passengers for Ebola

September 24, 2015 7:45 am | by Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer | Comments

Travelers entering the U.S. from Liberia will no longer be screened for Ebola.


State Dept. Advises Against Travel to Burkina Faso

September 24, 2015 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The State Department is warning U.S. citizens against travel to Burkina Faso and advising Americans who are there to leave as soon as possible.


French Data Privacy Regulator Rejects Google Appeal

September 24, 2015 7:15 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

France's data privacy regulator rejected Google's appeal of an order to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying Monday that companies that operate in Europe need to abide by the prevailing laws.


Apple Withdraws Some China Apps after Malware Found

September 24, 2015 7:00 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | Comments

Apple Inc. has removed some applications from its App Store after developers in China were tricked into using software tools that added malicious code in an unusual security breach.



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