Greece waiting for 'right moment' for bond market return

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it’s waiting for the “right moment” to re-enter the bond market, playing down expectations of an issue by the end of the week. …

Republicans target arbitration rule for consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are targeting a rule that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use a mediator to resolve a…

European Central Bank's Draghi cagey on stimulus exit

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi did his best Thursday to give no clear signal about the eventual withdrawal of a massive bond-purchase stimulus program, lest…

Speaker Ryan talking tax reform at New Balance shoe factory

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation’s tax code as his party looks to reset amid its struggles on repealing and…

AgriLife Extension brings Worksite Wellness program to High Plains

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Angela Burkham, 806-677-5600, aburkham@tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is taking its wellness programs to work sites across the High…

House approves delay of Obama-era smog reductions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Tuesday to pass a Republican-backed bill delaying implementation of Obama-era reductions in smog-causing air pollutants. Source: Business – The Eagle

'Let Obamacare fail,' Trump declares as GOP plan collapses

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it’s time to “let Obamacare fail” after the latest GOP health care plan crashed and burned in the Senate, a stunning failure…

United Continental's 2Q profit tops Wall Street forecasts

DALLAS (AP) — A return to higher fares helped boost United Airlines’ second-quarter profit above Wall Street expectations, but the momentum behind rising prices could be fading. Source: Business –…

Daimler to recall 3 million vehicles to ease diesel doubts

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler will voluntarily recall 3 million Mercedes-Benz brand cars with diesel engines in Europe to improve their emissions performance, the company said Tuesday in…

College Station Council Rejects Low Bid Due To 2005 Court Case

The College Station city council avoids doing business with a contractor who conspired with a former city employee to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars by overcharging the city 15…

Trian's Peltz seeks a seat on board at Procter & Gamble

NEW YORK (AP) — Activist investor Nelson Peltz is attempting to secure a seat on the board at Procter & Gamble, seeking faster changes at the consumer products company. Source:…

Global stocks tepid after Wall Street record close

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Monday as a dearth of market-moving news kept many investors on the sidelines following recent strong gains, which saw major Wall Street…

Dubai-based Emirates and flydubai to more closely integrate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, and budget carrier flydubai have announced plans to more closely integrate their operations. Source: Business – The Eagle

EU to increase Syria sanctions, targeting 16 more officials

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain says the European Union will sanction 16 Syrians it is convinced are involved in chemical weapons attacks against civilians there, targeting military and scientific officials. Source:…

Self-fueling boat sets off from Paris on 6-year world trip

PARIS (AP) — A boat that fuels itself is setting off around the world from Paris on a six-year journey that its designers hope will serves as a model for…

Fight over copper mining in northern Minnesota heats up

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fight over whether to allow copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota is shifting to the capital city as the U.S. Forest…

Lighting should have alerted pilots of potential disaster

Investigators looking into the frighteningly close call involving an airliner that nearly hit planes on the ground at San Francisco International Airport will try to determine why the pilots made…

France wades into Qatar row, urges end to punitive measures

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — France’s foreign minister on Saturday called on Qatar’s neighbors to immediately lift measures impacting thousands of people in the Gulf, becoming the latest foreign diplomat to…

Bryan Small Businessowner Testifies Before A Congressional Subcommittee

Photo of Rebecca Boenigk courtesy of Neutral Posture. One of three small business owners on Capitol Hill Thursday to testify before a House subcommittee looking at federal tax reform was…

US retail sales fall for a 2nd month as consumers pull back

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans curtailed their shopping in June, with less spending at restaurants, department stores and gasoline stations. The spending pullback came despite a healthy job market and suggests…