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The influential American Society of Clinical Oncology, in a report released on Tuesday, cited estimates that cancer will become the leading killer in the United States by 2030 as the population ages, while treatment costs reach new heights.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- Microsoft Corp is betting on making sci-fi combat game "Titanfall" a hit big enough to boost sales of its Xbox One videogame device, helping it catch up in terms of sales with rival Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 console.
WASHINGTON, March 10- The United States held out the possibility on Monday that the U.S. and Russian foreign ministers could meet this week about Ukraine but said it needed to know Moscow would engage seriously on a diplomatic solution.
SYDNEY, March 11- London copper paused for breath on Tuesday, a day after it slid to 8- month lows, on speculation China's government is taking steps to soothe nerves jangled by a poor trade report that inflamed fears of flagging growth in the world's top user of metals.
DETROIT, March 10- General Motors Co on Monday said it had hired two outside law firms to probe the company's response to ignition-switch problems on cars that have been linked to 13 deaths, but both firms have done business with GM, raising questions of conflict of interest.
SEVASTOPOL/ KIEV, March 10- A pro-Russian force opened fire in seizing a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Monday and NATO announced reconnaissance flights along its eastern frontiers as confrontation around the Black Sea peninsula showed no sign of easing.
LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and Executive Director for Markets Paul Fisher will speak on the Inflation Report at Treasury Select Committee- 0930 GMT. Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark Mazur will deliver remarks at the 2014 National Congress of American Indians Executive Council Winter Session.
March 10- Target Corp has been sued by Swatch Group SA, which accused the second-largest U.S. discount retailer of illegally selling watches that copy its own. In a lawsuit made public on Monday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Swatch, which is known for its plastic namesake watches, accused Target of infringing its designs for "zebra" and "multi-color" watches.
KUALA LUMPUR/ WASHINGTON March 11- Investigators in Malaysia are voicing skepticism that the airliner that disappeared early Saturday with 239 people on board was the target of an attack, U.S. and European government sources close to the probe said.
WASHINGTON, March 10- After discovering China- made components in the F-35 fighter jet, a Pentagon investigation has uncovered Chinese materials in other major U.S. weaponry, including Boeing Co's B-1B bomber and certain Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighters, the U.S. Defense Department said.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- A U.S. appeals court ruling that significantly boosted gay rights will stand, as a pharmaceutical company involved in the case said on Monday that it would not appeal.
March 10- California set back-to-back solar power records last week, the state grid operator said on Monday. With 5,231 MW, California leads the nation in installed solar generation, including thermal and photovoltaic facilities, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.
NEW YORK, March 10- Chobani, the Greek yogurt maker that has quickly grown into a U.S. sensation, is looking to sell a minority stake in a deal that could value the company at around $2.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said.
Amgen Inc. rose $3.14 or 2.6 percent, to $125.40. Biogen Idec rose $9.25 or 2.8 percent, to $338.00. Celgene Corp. rose $1.86 or 1.2 percent, to $158.42.
American Electric Power Co. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $49.21. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $55.48. Exelon rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $29.88.
General Electric Co. fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $26.04. Snap-On fell$. 99 or. 9 percent, to $113.19. Whirlpool Corp. fell$. 29 or. 2 percent, to $145.70.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $51.52. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $81.97. Gannett rose$. 55 or 1.9 percent, to $29.44.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $49.83. DuPont Co. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $67.35.
Chanticleer Holdings Inc.: Approximately 294,200 shares changed hands, a 1,024.6 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 90 or 18.4 percent to $3.98. China Shengda Packaging Group: Approximately 1,107,500 shares changed hands, a 5,422.2 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $29.43. General Mills Inc. fell$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $50.45. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $47.40.