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  • United flights resume after information problem Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    United Airlines flights have resumed after a brief delay caused by a problem in the airline's flight-dispatching system. The Federal Aviation Administration briefly posted a notice of a ground stop for all departing United planes, citing "automation issues." Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc. fell 44 cents to $55.88 in midafternoon trading after...

  • Facebook to build third data center in central Iowa Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    ALTOONA, Iowa— Facebook is building another data center in central Iowa. The company announced Tuesday it will begin constructing a third data center this summer at its campus in Altoona. Facebook began serving traffic from its first data center in Altoona in November 2014.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Check out rental sites for San Francisco, especially the trendier parts: Well over $3,000 a month for a one-bedroom flat and nearly $5,000 for two bedrooms. "We were traditionally the most working-class neighborhood, dating back to the Irish and the Italians in the Gold Rush, and it's no longer," says Gabriel Medina, president of the San Francisco...

  • Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. fell $1.11, or 2.5 percent, to $43.24 in trading Tuesday afternoon. Delta said that passenger revenue for every seat flown one mile dropped 5.5 percent last month compared with May 2014. The shares of major U.S. airlines fell last week but rallied on Monday after the CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. seemed to slightly scale back his...

  • NEW YORK— A New York City nonprofit that supports language instruction in public schools is teaming up with Barnes& Noble to help students keep learning languages over the summer. The Barnes& Noble on East 86th Street in Manhattan will host a Spanish sing-along Wednesday afternoon. The Global Language Project started in 2009 in one elementary school in...

  • Tobacco companies drop lawsuit vs FDA over labeling Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    In a filing with the federal court in Washington, D.C., units of Altria Group Inc, Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc said they decided to dismiss their case after the FDA on May 29 said it would review a policy governing the labeling of tobacco products.

  • WASHINGTON, June 2- Sikorsky Aircraft, a unit of United Technologies Corp, on Tuesday said it would cut 1,400 jobs and consolidate facilities, with lower oil prices sharply reducing demand for helicopters in the oil and gas sectors, and international military orders down. "Today's announcement is based on the current challenging market conditions and is...

  • LOS ANGELES— Disney is launching a line of toys that combines high-tech wearable gadgets and old-school superhero role-playing to keep kids moving while engrossing them in sub-plots from "The Avengers,"'' Star Wars "and" Frozen. It's Disney's most ambitious game concept meshing real objects and virtual worlds since August 2013, when the family entertainment...

  • *Dollar drops on optimism of Greece deal with creditors. *Intel drops after rating cut; biggest drag on indexes. June 2- U.S. stocks erased earlier losses to turned positive on Tuesday afternoon on optimism that Greece would strike a deal with its creditors, while weak U.S. data and bearish comments from a Federal Reserve board member allayed fears of a near-term...

  • House panel uses war funds to skirt budget limits Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:08 PM ET

    The move came over the opposition of Democrats and the White House, who argue that domestic programs deserve equal treatment. The Appropriations Committee action came as it approved a $579 billion Pentagon spending bill that would fund a 2.3 percent pay increase for the military and add new money to boost air reconnaissance. The sweeping Pentagon funding...

  • NEW YORK— Wearable fitness tracking device maker Fitbit, which filed for an initial public offering last month, said Tuesday that it now expects the offering to raise about $450 million. The company disclosed that it is planning an IPO of 29.9 million shares priced at $14 to $16 per share. Fitbit Inc. filed for an IPO worth up to $100 million on May 7.

  • The likelihood of high global supplies from OPEC's lack of will to cut output when it meets this week remained a factor for the market, but did not immediately impact prices. Ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, responsible for more than a third of the world's crude output, meet in Vienna on Friday to decide on production policy...

  • Volvo incentives package could cost $87M more Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:06 PM ET

    That's on top of the $123 million the state would borrow to fund the site preparation and road improvements for the future plant in Berkeley County. The House Ways and Means Committee advanced a supplemental budget bill on Monday that would put $70 million of a newly available windfall toward the Volvo commitment, leaving $53 million to borrow.

  • *Factory orders fall 0.4 percent in April. WASHINGTON, June 2- New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in April as demand for transportation equipment and other goods weakened, suggesting that manufacturing remained constrained by a strong dollar and spending cuts in the energy sector. Households are gradually boosting their spending on manufactured goods, "...

  • The ad features Jesse Ehrenfeld, a Nashville doctor and Navy reservist who recently returned from Afghanistan. Tennessee is one of four states whose ban on same-sex marriage is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. Solomon said other television stations in Chattanooga, Nashville and Memphis are running it.

  • Appeals court sides with EPA on air pollution limits Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 12:47 PM ET

    States including Mississippi, Indiana and Texas had challenged the EPA's finding that certain areas within their borders were violating the standard. Connecticut and Delaware argued that the EPA should have designated more than a dozen eastern states in violation, saying their air quality was being hindered by other states. The Obama administration...

  • Fiat Chrysler Canadian sales roughly flat in May Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    TORONTO, June 2- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Canadian sales edged up by 119 vehicles from a year earlier to 31,617 cars and trucks in May, as a rise in Jeep and passenger car sales helped offset lower minivan sales. The company's Windsor, Ontario, van plant was shut for retooling from Feb. 16 to May 25, reducing supplies of some of the Canadian unit's top-selling...

  • June 2- Medical device maker Medtronic Plc reported better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on higher sales across its business lines in its first quarter, including revenue from the acquisition of surgical products provider Covidien Plc. Wall Street shrugged off the currency hit, with Medtronic's shares edging slightly higher to $76.72 in...

  • Diesel founder Renzo Rosso, chairman and main shareholder of Maison Margiela's parent OTB group, said sales were already up 20 percent at the fashion house even though only a few of Galliano's pieces had so far reached the shelves. Galliano, widely hailed as one of the most talented designers of his generation, fell from grace in 2011 after a video went viral of him...

  • The virus that has led to the deaths of more than 44 million chickens and turkeys in the Midwest hasn't been found so far in Ohio, but state officials said banning all poultry shows is a needed step to protect Ohio's $2.3 billion poultry industry. "This was a difficult decision because it means young people can't show their birds at fairs, but it's in the best...