American to pay $45M to settle airfare collusion lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit that says it and other major U.S. airlines colluded to drive up the price…

Clothing maker Perry Ellis to go private in $437M buyout

NEW YORK (AP) — Perry Ellis International says its founder George Feldenkreis is buying shares of the clothing company that he and his family don’t already own and taking it…

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors indicted Elizabeth Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos.…

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general says President Donald Trump’s foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign. Source: Business –…

Stocks rise following ECB rate decision, strong US data

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Thursday after Europe’s central bank became the latest to spell out how it will close the spigot on the emergency stimulus it’s flooded…

After teasing a name change, IHOP says "b" is for burgers

NEW YORK (AP) — IHOP, which teased a name change to IHOb earlier this month, says the “b” is to promote its burger menu. Source: Business – The Eagle

80-story 3 World Trade Center to open after years of delays

NEW YORK (AP) — An 80-story office building set to open this week at the World Trade Center will be the third completed skyscraper at the site where the twin…

Lasseter, Pixar co-founder, to step down at end of year

NEW YORK (AP) — John Lasseter, the co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and the Walt Disney Co.’s animation chief, will step down at the end of the year after acknowledging…

Facebook to fund original news shows from ABC, CNN, others

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it will fund original news shows created by such news organizations as ABC, CNN, Fox, Univision and Mic. Source: Business – The Eagle

Begun under President Obama, 3 Sanctuaries added per month during his two terms Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Entire states such as California, Illinois & New York now call…

Bestselling authors pen books about Texas

Two best-selling Austin authors have penned new books about Texas that garnered glowing reviews this spring in national publications such as the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. …

Texas A&M AgriLife Research mourns loss of Dr. Erik Mirkov

Researcher was renowned plant pathologist worldwide Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Kranthi Mandadi, 956-969-5634, kkmandadi@ag.tamu.edu WESLACO – Dr. Erik Mirkov, plant pathologist at the Texas A&M AgriLife…

Weinstein faces sex charges in prosecution amid #MeToo

NEW YORK (AP) — Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was arraigned Friday on charges of rape and…

The Latest: Accuser's lawyer praises Weinstein arraignment

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Stocks slip as Trump says North Korean meeting is canceled

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning after President Donald Trump said he is canceling a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Energy companies…

Lingering limbo: Businesses uncertain about tax law impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Five months after massive federal tax changes became law, many small business owners still don’t know whether they’ll be winners or losers. Source: Business – The…

US stocks edge higher as technology companies, banks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies and banks are rising Tuesday morning as U.S. stocks head higher for the second day in a row. Automakers are climbing after China said…

For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman. Source: Business – The Eagle

JC Penney's CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney’s CEO Marvin Ellison, one of only a handful of African American CEOs to lead a Fortune 500 company, is leaving to become the top…

Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft promised Monday to give users worldwide the same data and privacy rights Europeans will get under new regulations there. That’s in contrast to some of…