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LOS ANGELES-- Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
MONACO-- The glittering star power of Cannes migrated up the coast to Monaco for front-row seats at Dior's colorful, sexy cruise fashion show. With the Mediterranean Sea the picturesque backdrop, Dior showcased its 2014 collection on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES, May 20- In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp..
HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, May 20- For the past three years, the boom in the U.S. shale oil industry has outstripped all expectations. News from two of the country's less developed shale plays in Colorado and Ohio last week offer a reality check for the wave of euphoria that has washed across the industry.
WATFORD CITY, North Dakota, May 19- In towns across North Dakota, the wellhead of the North American energy boom, the locals have taken to quoting the adage: "Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting." It's not that they lack water, like Texas and California.
*Microsoft set to unveil new Xbox Tuesday. *Xbox key to Microsoft's broader push into consumers' lives. SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, May 18- Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry.
*Google expects Glass etiquette to evolve. SAN FRANCISCO, May 18- Google staged four discussions expounding on the finer points of its "Glass" wearable computer during this week's developer conference.
NEW YORK, May 18- Europe's top trade official for the first time late on Friday officially cited Chinese mobile telecommunications equipment makers Huawei and ZTE Corp for violating anti-dumping and anti-subsidy guidelines.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Target Corp said on Friday it opened a new San Francisco office to track down technology companies that can help the second-largest U.S. retailer grow its online commerce business.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Amazon.com Inc decided not to turn pilot project "Zombieland" into a full TV series, but is going ahead with " Alpha House," as the world's largest online retailer enters the next stage of its foray into original video creation.
NEW YORK-- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to unveil "something special" Monday evening in New York as she tries to attract more traffic and advertising to the Internet company.
WASHINGTON, May 17- Unemployment rates dropped in 43 out of the 50 U.S. states and in the District of Columbia in April from a year before, according to Labor Department data released on Friday. A handful of states, including Illinois, Delaware, Indiana, Wisconsin, Mississippi and New Hampshire saw their jobless rates rise over the year.
Either country crooner Kree Harrison or vocal powerhouse Candice Glover will be revealed Thursday night as the 12th season champion of "American Idol."
HOUSTON, May 17- Independent western U.S. refiner Tesoro Corp said on Friday that it has signed a side letter agreement with California Attorney General Kamala Harris on its planned $2.4- billion purchase of BP Plc's Los Angeles- area refinery and other assets.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Strong debuts in the initial public offerings of two business software companies on Friday underscored a pattern in the market: While consumer companies like Facebook Inc get the buzz, enterprise companies are racking up most of the market gains.
May 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday said it approved Tesoro Corp's purchase of BP Plc's 240,000 barrel per day Los Angles area refinery and other assets in a 3-0 vote. The commission found the deal would not substantially lessen competition among seven refiners for gasoline in California, the nation's largest gasoline market.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Autodesk Inc. sank Friday after the design software company posted disappointing first-quarter results and lowered its forecasts for the year. THE SPARK: Autodesk reported its results after the market closed on Thursday.
NEW YORK-- A recent drop in the price of Ruckus Wireless shares provides a buying opportunity, a Goldman Sachs analyst said Friday as she raised the company's rating. THE SPARK: Analyst Simona Jankowski boosted Ruckus Wireless Inc. to "Buy" from "Neutral." The Sunnyvale, Calif., company, which went public in November, makes equipment for and builds big Wi-Fi networks.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- Drug developer XenoPort said Friday that its treatment for restless leg syndrome, Horizant, will likely be available to U.S. patients in early June. Last month XenoPort Inc. said that there was a shortage of Horizant, with patients telling them that they were unable to fill prescriptions.
PALO ALTO, Calif.-- Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. has increased the size of its stock and note sales by almost 17 percent, citing high demand from investors. The Palo Alto, Calif., company said in a regulatory filing on Friday that is now expects to gross $968 million from the sales, which will take place on May 22.