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:…

Citigroup profit falls 3 percent, hurt by credit costs

NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup’s second-quarter profit fell 3 percent as the bank had to set aside more money to cover souring loans, especially in its credit card business. Like…

JPMorgan's Dimon lashes out at Washington over gridlock

NEW YORK (AP) — Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of the nation’s largest bank, vented his irritation with politicians and the news media on Friday, arguing that the nation is…

US stocks bounce higher after solid June jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are bouncing back Friday morning after the government said hiring grew at a stronger pace in June. Technology companies are making some of the…

QVC parent buying HSN as shopping shifts online

NEW YORK (AP) — QVC and Home Shopping Network, two of the most well-known home-shopping hubs, are combining further as they look at aggressive growth by Amazon and consumer shopping…

'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

NEW YORK (AP) — “Pharma Bro” just won’t keep his mouth shut. Source: Business – The Eagle

Slumping oil prices rein in stock indexes

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day…

Students continue education at summer STEM Camp in San Antonio

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Melinda Garcia, 210-631-0400, Melinda.garcia@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – While other young people were involved in more typical summer vacation pursuits, some students continued their…

Kushner Cos. pulls request for tax break in New Jersey city

NEW YORK (AP) — The real estate firm owned by the family of Jared Kushner has withdrawn a request for a big tax break for one its buildings in Jersey…

4-H military program youth makes mark in academics, photography, community service

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: David Wright, 254-744-6024, david.wright@ag.tamu.edu Jared Moore, 671-2388, Jared.Moore.6@us.af.mil SAN ANTONIO — David Zulli, 18, a recent graduate of the John Jay Science and Engineering…

Trump partner said in running to build FBI headquarters

NEW YORK (AP) — A company that owns buildings with Donald Trump and the family of Jared Kushner is a finalist for a $1.7 billion contract to build the FBI’s…

Fired Fox executive calls lawsuit against her a 'money grab'

NEW YORK (AP) — A former financial executive at Fox News Channel says a racial discrimination lawsuit against her is “nothing more than a meritless and reprehensible money grab.” Source:…

Forbes crowns Sean 'Diddy' Combs as highest-paid entertainer

NEW YORK (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs is the top earner on Forbes’ list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities. Source: Business – The Eagle

Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers sought the dismissal Friday of a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by letting his businesses accept money from foreign…

Sirius XM buys stake in music streaming site Pandora

NEW YORK (AP) — Pandora is raising cash to help it take on Spotify and other streaming music services. Source: Business – The Eagle

Anti-Sharia March: Women are Sexual Property of their Husbands By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — On June 10th, “March Against Sharia — March For Human Rights”…

Amazon offers Prime discount to those on government benefits

NEW YORK (AP) — Online leader Amazon is offering a discount on its Prime membership for people who receive government assistance. Source: Business – The Eagle

'Wonder Woman' becomes box-office force with $100.5M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — “Wonder Woman” has soared to a $100.5 million box-office debut in North American theaters, making the Patty Jenkins-directed superhero film the biggest opening ever for a…

NewsMax.com Hillary Clinton is “a conspiracy monger” as she continues to blame Russia and former FBI Director James Comey for her election loss, David Horowitz, author of The New York…

US stocks start lower as energy companies and banks skid

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Tuesday morning as energy companies once again slump with the price of oil and banks slide in tandem with bond yields and…