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  • LOS ANGELES— Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Los Angeles and Long Beach could stay home Monday in a long-running labor dispute. The results of a weekend vote from Teamsters are set to be revealed and could lead to a partial work stoppage at the ports, officials said. The drivers have been subjected to "persistent wage theft,"...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— New York Gov. Cuomo announced the companies Monday in a statement first given to the Associated Press. Created in 2013, Start-Up NY creates tax-free zones at colleges and universities for businesses that start, expand or move to New York.

  • PARIS, April 27- French IT services company Cap Gemini said on Monday it planned to buy U.S.-based IGATE Corp for $4 billion cash in a deal that will make North America its biggest market. IGATE, a technology and services company headquartered in New Jersey with 2014 revenues of $1.3 billion, double-digit growth, and a 19 percent operating margin, is to be acquired...

  • HONOLULU— An apparent cyberattack Sunday temporarily disrupted the main website of Thirty Meter Telescope, the organization trying to construct one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. Native Hawaiians consider the land on top of Mauna Kea to be sacred and have been opposing the telescope project.

  • Cap Gemini to buy U.S.-based IGATE in $4 bln deal Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:24 AM ET

    PARIS, April 27- French IT services company Cap Gemini said on Monday it planned to buy IGATE for $4 billion in a deal agreed by a majority of the U.S. group's shareholders and which will make the United States its biggest market. IGATE, a technology and services company headquartered in New Jersey with 2014 revenues of $1.3 billion, double-digit growth, and a 19...

  • VANCOUVER, April 27- Pure-play silver miners, a niche investment market popular with retail investors, are moving up the endangered list. The more leveraged to silver the better... but you have to be able to tolerate the risk, "said David Morgan, founder of the Silver-Investor.com website. According to BMO Capital Markets, large primary silver miners have increased...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication as a preventative measure in recent days, U.S. public health officials said. Alicia Fry, a medical officer in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's influenza division, said that while health officials are cautiously...

  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Besides the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, other questionable encounters between police and black males in recent months have led to unrest in South Carolina, Missouri, Ohio and New York.

  • WASHINGTON— The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation says the global philanthropy is working quickly to remedy mistakes it made in how it disclosed donors, saying that its policies on transparency and contributions from foreign governments are "stronger than ever." Pally said the Clinton Foundation expected to refile some of its tax forms,...

  • CAMARILLO, Calif.— The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.58. Los Angeles has the highest-priced gas in the Lower 48 states at $3.30 a gallon. The average price in California is up 17 cents, to $3.23.

  • Most of the campuses being shut are located in California. Earlier this month, the Department of Education fined Corinthian $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates to students in its Heald College system. Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell said in a statement on Sunday that the Department of Education will reach out to Corinthian students...

  • *Euro pressured as Greece, creditors negotiate debt deal. TOKYO, April 27- The dollar started the week on the defensive on Monday after more disappointing U.S. economic data reinforced expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will not hike interest rates any time soon, while concerns about Greece's ongoing debt talks pressured the euro.

  • In Twitter tirade, Jay Z blasts 'smear' of Tidal Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 5:47 PM ET
    Shawn "Jay Z" Carter

    Jay Z is blasting what he calls a shadowy "smear campaign" to bury his music service before it even begins to take off.

  • April 26- For-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges Inc said it will immediately shut down all its remaining campuses and cease substantially all other operations. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education fined Corinthian Colleges $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates to students in it Heald College system.

  • Why Apple may be flying too close to the sun Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    Apple's market capitalization is greater than any other company's. Yet the consensus is that Apple is still having a growth spurt.

  • WASHINGTON— The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign as the presume Democratic frontrunner. Pally also described the foundation's work with the Clinton Giustra Enterprise...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the United States rose about 5 percent in the past two weeks to $2.58 per gallon, according to the Lundberg survey released on Sunday. The lowest-price gasoline in the survey area of the 48 contiguous U.S. states was in Tucson, Arizona, at $2.20 per gallon. The highest price was in Los Angeles, at $3.30...

  • Enbridge seeks replacement pipeline in Minnesota Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    Enbridge, based in Calgary, Alberta, filed its application with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday. The Minnesota segment is part of a $7.5 billion project by Enbridge to build a new 36- inch diameter line from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wisconsin, where Enbridge has a terminal and connections to pipelines serving the Midwest, Gulf Coast and...

  • LONDON, April 26- Scotland is likely to win self rule in the next few years while the economic divide between the international powerhouse of London and the rest of the United Kingdom will deepen, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said on Sunday. Scots rejected independence in that referendum, but the Scottish National Party is now forecast to win the majority of...

  • *UK faces election on May 7. LONDON, April 26- Britain's Labour Party on Sunday ruled out a post-election deal with Scottish nationalists after Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives said such a tie-up could spark the biggest constitutional crisis since the 1936 abdication of the king. With Labour and the Conservatives level in most polls and neither on...