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  • Construction starting at new factory in Buffalo Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    BUFFALO, N.Y.— The head of a solar power company and New York's governor have broken ground for a new factory at the site of a former steel mill in Buffalo. Lyndon Rive, chief executive of San Mateo, California- based SolarCity, says it can exponentially increase output capacity.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Mohamed El-Erian expected to go quietly. The one-time heir apparent to Pimco investment chief Bill Gross had no idea leaving the firm would create a fire storm, and he gave no real consideration to staying on and working less.

  • *Jimmy Choo aims to join London stock market next month. PARIS/ LONDON, Sept 23- Jimmy Choo set out plans on Tuesday to join the London Stock Exchange next month in a deal that could value the upmarket shoe maker at more than 700 million pounds, seeking to woo investors with the prospect of expansion in Asia.

  • San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:57 AM ET

    SAN DIEGO— An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five months.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Mohamed El-Erian expected to go quietly. The one-time heir apparent to Pimco investment chief Bill Gross had no idea leaving the firm would create a fire storm, and he gave no real consideration to staying on and working less.

  • Wharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area sea ports Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— All container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles were shut down, a nearby school was evacuated, and area residents were advised to stay indoors as a precaution over concerns about air quality from a stubborn fire Tuesday at a Port of Los Angeles wharf.

  • Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. Ozzie, 58, Microsoft's former chief software architect, hopes to orchestrate voice's comeback through Talko, a mobile application being released Tuesday for the iPhone.

  • Aging tech giants look to deals to help sales Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Aging technology giants are having a hard time staying relevant in today's post-PC world, and some are looking for deals to push growth. NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Dozens of protesters were arrested on Monday during a demonstration in New York City to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. Hundreds of protesters had earlier in the day blocked streets near the stock exchange, in an action called Flood Wall Street.

  • FAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:20 PM ET

    OMAHA, Nebraska— A Virgin America flight traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration said the Virgin America flight made the unscheduled landing Monday morning at Omaha's Eppley Airfield following a medical emergency on board.

  • Since Valeant and Pershing Square offered to buy Allergan on April 22, Allergan has consistently rejected their offer, saying it undervalues the company. "We believe Valeant and Pershing Square are conducting a fishing expedition for their own purposes and contrary to the best interests of Allergan stockholders," Allergan's spokesman said on Monday.

  • Reserves narrowing for California water wholesaler Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:14 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday.

  • Sept 22- Standard& Poor's owner McGraw Hill Financial Inc said it would sell McGraw Hill Construction to a private equity firm for $320 million.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.

  • Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba. The sell-off came even though Yahoo reaped more than $9 billion last week from selling some of its stake in Alibaba, as the Chinese e-commerce company held a record-setting initial public offering of stock.

  • SAN ANTONIO, Sept 22- Privately owned SpaceX started construction in south Texas on Monday for what the company said will be the first private commercial orbital launch facility in the world.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street's role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change. Protesters stopped traffic on Broadway south of the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Utah hosts US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:59 PM ET

    Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Javier Palomarez said that while Utah is not a usual Latino stronghold like Florida or California, it makes sense for the country's largest gathering of Hispanic-owned businesses.

  • LA attorney faces suspension over doctored photos Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her arm-in-arm with high-profile people like President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney. The California Supreme Court will decide on the recommendation.