- Ferrari hometown overwhelmed by roar of test-driving fans Updated: Nov-27-15 7:00 am
MARANELLO, Italy - In the streets of Maranello, the hometown of Ferrari, the roar of the famed sports car is no longer the occasional bragging right of a proud new owner, but a constant backdrop as a number of test-drive businesses give would-be Schumachers the chance to rev up and peel out.
- Super Bowl of shopping starts Updated: Nov-27-15 6:56 am
The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet.
- 3 Chinese brokerages say they are under investigation Updated: Nov-27-15 5:20 am
BEIJING - Three of China's biggest securities firms are under investigation in a fresh aftershock from this summer's market plunge.
- Online printing company expanding in northern Kentucky Updated: Nov-27-15 4:15 am
HEBRON, Kentucky - An online printing company is planning to expand in northern Kentucky and hire 15 new workers.
- Water company owner in Yuma pleads guilty to tax charge Updated: Nov-27-15 4:05 am
YUMA, Arizona - The owner of a water company in Yuma has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of failing to pay taxes.
- Company will turn old school into distillery in Muhlenberg Updated: Nov-27-15 4:05 am
GREENVILLE, Kentucky - A western Kentucky company is planning to invest nearly $1.3 million to turn an old school into a distillery, creating 31 jobs.
- Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy Updated: Nov-27-15 3:31 am
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to U.S. national security, while Republican hopeful Marco Rubio wants to cut the federal gas tax by 80 percent.
- Japan plans extra budget, handouts, to pump up recovery Updated: Nov-27-15 2:25 am
TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into Japan's stalling recovery.
- Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli Updated: Nov-26-15 9:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
- Ex-Frisch's exec makes plea deal in $4M embezzlement case Updated: Nov-26-15 3:40 pm
CINCINNATI - Court records show a former assistant treasurer of the Cincinnati-based company behind dozens of Frisch's Big Boy restaurants is agreeing to plead guilty to charges of wire fraud and filing a false tax return.
- AT&T loses round in battle over nearly $400 million contract Updated: Nov-26-15 2:21 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - An administrative judge is siding with a state agency against telecommunications giant AT&T in a tug-of-war over a major contract.
- Illinois high court takes Moline company's tax break appeal Updated: Nov-26-15 2:01 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a Moline-based aviation company is entitled to a state property tax break being challenged by a local school district.
- Judge recommends Iowa throw out 1of 4 Medicaid contracts Updated: Nov-26-15 1:39 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - An administrative law judge has recommended that the state of Iowa throw out one of four contracts awarded to private companies set to take over the state's Medicaid program in January, a move that challenges whether plans to switch oversight can remain on schedule.
- Officials see good coal news in sale of Colorado mine Updated: Nov-26-15 1:15 pm
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colorado - The pending sale of the Twentymile Coal Co. mine outside Steamboat Springs is a piece of rare good coal news for Routt County officials.
- Russia strikes back at Turkey with economic sanctions Updated: Nov-26-15 11:59 am
MOSCOW - Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects.
- 'Food Freedom' bill would free some farms from safety rules Updated: Nov-26-15 11:36 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Supporters of a measure that would exempt some small-time farmers and ranchers from food safety rules are pointing to a small Utah farm blocked by state regulators from selling turkeys this Thanksgiving as an example of regulations they see as burdensome.
- New Polish defense minister casts doubt on purchase plans Updated: Nov-26-15 9:27 am
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's new defense minister says the country may back out of plans to purchase French military helicopters and a U.S. Patriot missile system.
- South Korea: VW rigged emissions in 125,000 diesel vehicles Updated: Nov-26-15 7:34 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.
- Hobbs man pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering Updated: Nov-26-15 5:05 am
HOBBS, New Mexico - A Hobbs man could face up to 18 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme.
- Source: Alibaba in talks to buy Hong Kong's SCMP newspaper Updated: Nov-26-15 1:09 am
HONG KONG - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is in talks to buy Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, a person with knowledge of the potential deal said Thursday.
- Actor Paul Walker's father sues Porsche over fatal crash Updated: Nov-25-15 9:09 pm
LOS ANGELES - Paul Walker's father sued Porsche for negligence and wrongful death Wednesday over the 2013 accident that killed the "Fast & Furious" star.
- Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables Updated: Nov-25-15 7:47 pm
SEATTLE - Costco officials say testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in the company's chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states.
- Coal railroad plans on hold due to mine permitting delays Updated: Nov-25-15 7:17 pm
HELENA, Montana - Plans to build a $400 million railroad to haul coal from a proposed mine on the Montana-Wyoming border were put on indefinite hold Wednesday because of delays in obtaining a mining permit and a weakening coal market, officials said.
- Brazil police arrest government Senate leader Updated: Nov-25-15 6:57 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian police on Wednesday arrested the government's leader in the Senate for allegedly obstructing the investigation into a corruption scandal at state-owned oil company Petrobras.
- Ex-bookkeeper for Mesa company gets prison for tax evasion Updated: Nov-25-15 6:18 pm
PHOENIX - A former bookkeeper for a Mesa company has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for income tax evasion.