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Barberton warns of problems with drinking water; still considered safe

Barberton water customers have been alerted about problems with the drinking water supply but have been told it is still safe to drink. The city’s water supply fails to meet state and federal standards for two suspected carcinogens that are byproducts of the water-disinfection process. The issue in Barberton is a...

ohio.com (4 minutes ago)

Netflix attacks Comcast’s TWC deal

Netflix has traded barbs with Comcast over the cable company's $40 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable.

cnbc.com (4 minutes ago)

Pinterest focuses on discovery with new Guided Search

Pinterest focuses on discovery with new Guided Search

With over 750 million boards and 30 billion pins, Pinterest has seen nearly a 50 percent increase in new pins in just the last six months. Indeed, CEO Ben Silbermann even calls it the "world's largest human-curated collection of things." Therein, however, lies a problem. With so much information, it can be difficult...

yahoo.com (7 minutes ago)

China's Current Account Surplus Shrinks

China recorded a small current-account surplus of $7.2 billion in the first quarter of this year, sharply below the fourth quarter's $44.0 billion surplus.

wsj.com (11 minutes ago)

China's Spring Airlines Plans Shanghai IPO

Spring Airlines Co. is planning to raise about 2.53 billion yuan ($405 million) in an initial public offering ahead of a listing in Shanghai, as China's biggest budget carrier looks to expand its fleet to drive earnings growth.

wsj.com (11 minutes ago)

DealBook: Zimmer Holdings to Buy Biomet for $13.35 Billion

DealBook: Zimmer Holdings to Buy Biomet for $13.35 Billion

The deal is just the latest in a spree of consolidations in the health care industry, driven in part by the Affordable Care Act and an aging U.S. population.

nytimes.com (13 minutes ago)

Panel: Board should make pension decisions

Panel: Board should make pension decisions

RALEIGH - A panel selected by state Treasurer Janet Cowell recommended Thursday that an appointed board of trustees take over investment decisions for the state's $86 billion pension system for teache

journalnow.com (15 minutes ago)

Amazon’s Revenue Grew 23 Percent in First Quarter, Nearing $20 Billion

Amazon’s Revenue Grew 23 Percent in First Quarter, Nearing $20 Billion

The company had earnings per share of 23 cents, exactly hitting forecasts. Last quarter, analysts expected more than twice that amount.

nytimes.com (1 hour ago)

Santa Clara County may put sales tax for transportation on a fast track

Santa Clara County may put sales tax for transportation on a fast track

Three potential sales tax measures on Bay Area ballots could raise more than $12 billion over the next three decades -- almost $8 billion in Alameda County, up to $3.7 billion in Santa Clara County and more than $500 million in San Francisco.

santacruzsentinel.com (1 hour ago)

Northwest Innovation Works planning methanol export facility in Tacoma

The same Chinese firm that proposed twin $1.8 billion methanol plants in Kalama and Clatskanie is about to sign a lease to build a similar plant at the Port of Tacoma.

tdn.com (1 hour ago)

Santa Clara County may put sales tax for transportation on a fast track

Santa Clara County may put sales tax for transportation on a fast track

Three potential sales tax measures on Bay Area ballots could raise more than $12 billion over the next three decades -- almost $8 billion in Alameda County, up to $3.7 billion in Santa Clara County and more than $500 million in San Francisco.

mercurynews.com (1 hour ago)

Exclusive: Allergan approached Shire about takeover but rebuffed -sources

By Olivia Oran, Soyoung Kim and Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) - Allergan Inc approached Shire Plc in recent months about a possible takeover but was rebuffed, according to people familiar with the matter, in the latest example of a U.S. drugmaker seeking to buy an overseas rival to lower its tax rate. The...

yahoo.com (1 hour ago)

Highway trust fund issues could hold up I-74 bridge project

Highway trust fund issues could hold up I-74 bridge project

MOLINE - There's no guarantee the federal government will come through with the additional dollars needed to pay for the $1.4 billion Interstate 74 bridge project. That was the message from U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx,

qconline.com (1 hour ago)

Bill would support UTC, Sikorsky

The state Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill to keep United Technologies Corp. in Connecticut, including $50 million in improvements at Sikorsky Aircraft world headquarters in Stratford. Overall, UTC would invest half a billion dollars of its own, including a new 100,000 square foot research lab at...

newstimes.com (2 hours ago)

Zimmer-Biomet: The Deal That Shook Warsaw, Ind.

A $13.35 billion deal to combine two medical-device makers-Zimmer and Biomet-is big news for Warsaw, Ind., where both companies are based, and which proudly calls itself the "Orthopedic Capital of the World."

wsj.com (2 hours ago)

Amazon's Revenue Grows Even As Spending Climbs, But International Sales Increase Only 18%

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's revenue grew more than expected for the first quarter, offset by a sharp increase in spending on technology, content and new warehouses as the e-commerce giant branches into new businesses. Revenue rose 23 percent to $19.74 billion in the quarter on the strength of North American sales...

ibtimes.com (2 hours ago)

Exclusive: Allergan approached Shire about takeover but rebuffed - sources

Allergan Inc approached Shire Plc in recent months about a possible takeover but was rebuffed, according to people familiar with the matter, in the latest example of a U.S. drugmaker seeking to buy an overseas rival to lower its tax rate. The preliminary approach for Shire, which is based in Ireland and has a market...

yahoo.com (2 hours ago)

Insight: Push for tax-avoidance curbs in G-20 threatens Publicis-Omnicom deal

LONDON (Reuters) - International pressure to curb corporate tax avoidance is behind delays to a $35 billion merger of French advertising group Publicis and U.S. rival Omnicom, and could even scupper the deal, tax advisers and sources close to the deal said.

reuters.com (2 hours ago)

Rail passengers take 1.2 billion journeys a year despite hike in fares

RAIL passengers made more than 1.2 billion journeys last year despite inflation-busting fare rises.

dailyexpress.co.uk (2 hours ago)

Money for West Palm, Royal Palm, Glades projects appears to be in state budget so far

Millions of dollars in spending across a range of environmental projects top a long list of differences in a $75 billion state budget that lawmakers were still trying to settle Thursday.

palmbeachpost.com (3 hours ago)

U.S. Justice Department seeks over $13 billion from BofA: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is asking Bank of America Corp to pay more than $13 billion to settle allegations the bank overstated the quality of mortgage bonds it sold during the housing bubble, according to Bloomberg News.

reuters.com (3 hours ago)

Amazon's Q1 2014 Earnings Hint At Streaming TV Services As Key Element

Earlier today, Amazon revealed its 2014 first quarter earnings in a conference call, and the news for investors was quite good. Analysts had predicted revenue of $19.4 billion, however Amazon reported that revenue went beyond that to $19.74 billion. That figure is up 23% over last year’s $16.1 billion. Profits were...

forbes.com (3 hours ago)

Barrick Gold Corp shareholders file class action suit over Pascua-Lama mine

Barrick Gold Corp shareholders file class action suit over Pascua-Lama mine

Barrick Gold Corp. has been named in a proposed shareholders class action lawsuit that seeks $6-billion in damages because the company allegedly failed to make timely disclosure of problems at its Pascua-Lama mine in South America

financialpost.com (4 hours ago)

Amazon Posts 23 Percent Rise in Quarterly Revenue

Amazon Posts 23 Percent Rise in Quarterly Revenue

The online retailer reports net income of $108 million on sales of $19.8 billion.

hollywoodreporter.com (4 hours ago)

Transportation head says I-74 bridge money not guaranteed

Transportation head says I-74 bridge money not guaranteed

MOLINE -- There's no guarantee the federal government will come through with the additional dollars needed to pay for the $1.4 billion Interstate 74 bridge project.

qconline.com (4 hours ago)

Obama Signs Law Banning Himself From Entering The US

Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog, You just can’t make this stuff up. A few days ago the President of the United States signed into public law bill S. 2195, now known as Pub.L. 113-100. The law aims to “deny admission to the United States to any representative to the United Nations who has been found...

zerohedge.com (5 hours ago)

Broadcom Profit Falls 14%

Chip maker said its first-quarter profit fell 14% as the chip maker's revenue and product margin slipped. The company projected revenue of about $2 billion to $2.1 billion for the current quarter.

wsj.com (5 hours ago)

'Vapers' relieved FDA won't restrict popular E-Cigarette flavors

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - E-cigarette users breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday after U.S. health officials proposed new rules for the devices that would ban sales to minors, but allow manufacturers to keep offering flavored nicotine liquids beloved by so-called vapers. Mcshalonic Martinez, 25, puffed on a...

brainerddispatch.com (5 hours ago)

Ackman to pay Herbalife whistleblowers' legal fees, not lost pay

BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor William Ackman, who is betting more than $1 billion that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme, will cover legal fees and damages for whistleblowers who have spoken out against the company, but not lost wages if they lose their jobs.

reuters.com (5 hours ago)

Amazon Meets Analysts’ Low Expectations

Amazon Meets Analysts’ Low Expectations

The company, which reported $19.74 billion in revenue, had earnings per share of 23 cents, exactly hitting forecasts. Last quarter, analysts expected more than twice that amount.

nytimes.com (5 hours ago)

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