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  • Money market fund assets rise $5.37 billion Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:55 PM ET

    Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $5.37 billion to $2.58 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets in the nation's retail money market mutual funds rose $1.78 billion to $894.66 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.

  • Ohio company wins rights to shipwreck's gold Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:29 PM ET

    Smith rejected arguments from another Ohio company, Columbus America Discovery Group, that it had exclusive rights to the shipwreck under a court order and that Recovery Limited was trespassing and should be held in contempt of court.

  • July 10- A federal judge has dismissed mortgage discrimination lawsuits filed by the City of Miami against Citigroup Inc and Wells Fargo& Co, following the dismissal of a similar lawsuit against Bank of America Corp earlier this week. District Judge William Dimitrouleas dismissed the city's claims against Citi and Wells under the U.S.

  • RAF FAIRFORD, England, July 10- The Pentagon's chief weapons buyer told lawmakers there was "growing evidence" that an engine fire on an Air Force F-35A jet last month was not a systemic issue, which sources familiar with the situation said could pave the way for officials to lift an order grounding the fleet of warplanes.

  • July 10- A federal judge has dismissed mortgage discrimination lawsuits filed by the City of Miami against Citigroup Inc and Wells Fargo& Co, following the dismissal of a similar lawsuit against Bank of America Corp earlier this week. He referred to his reasoning in the Bank of America case, where he said Miami lacked standing to sue.

  • Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. "A couple of years from now, we might say this was the beginning of the trend," said Rusty Rumley, a senior staff attorney at the National Agricultural Law Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

  • Fla. has among lowest rates of STEM workers Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla.— About 1 in 5 Florida workers are in science and engineering or related fields, placing the Sunshine State near the bottom of the list of states whose workforce is made up of STEM jobs.

  • STARKE, Florida— Florida executes man convicted in 1994 rape, murder of girl; state's 6th execution this year.

  • Stein Mart key sales figure up 2.6 percent in June Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Discount store operator Stein Mart said Thursday that its June sales at stores open at least a year climbed 2.6 percent. Stein Mart Inc. said its strongest sales in June were in Florida, California and North and South Carolina. Stein Mart, based in Jacksonville, Florida, ran 265 stores at the end of June.

  • RAF FAIRFORD, England, July 10- Borne of the last downturn in U.S. military spending in the 1990 s, Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was intended as a quick and affordable way for the United States and its allies to replace thousands of aging F-16s and other warplanes while avoiding the pitfalls of earlier programs.

  • Prostitute in Google exec case linked to 2nd death Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:07 AM ET

    MILTON, Ga.— The high-priced prostitute accused of leaving a Google executive to die after injecting him with a lethal dose of heroin on his yacht had called 911 two months earlier when she found her boyfriend in the throes of a fatal overdose in their home.

  • Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Many of the recent problems in the U.S. nuclear forces have occurred in the Air Force, but in February the Navy announced that dozens of senior enlisted instructors at a Navy nuclear propulsion school in South Carolina were accused of cheating on written tests that help them qualify to operate nuclear reactors.

  • July 9- A federal judge has dismissed the city of Miami's mortgage discrimination lawsuit against Bank of America Corp, handing the city its first defeat in four suits that accuse major banks of U.S.

  • July 9- A federal judge has dismissed the City of Miami's mortgage discrimination lawsuit against Bank of America Corp, ruling the city lacked legal standing to sue for damages under the U.S. "Against the backdrop of a historic drop in home prices and a global recession," the city had not traced foreclosures to Bank of America's actions, the judge said.

  • Medicare providers complain of duplicative audits Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    MIAMI— Health care companies say they're losing millions of dollars that are tied up in appeals because of increasing numbers of Medicare audits. But the rise in the often duplicative audits has failed to reduce Medicare fraud, according to a report released Wednesday.

  • July 9- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the City of Miami against Bank of America Corp for mortgage discrimination, ruling the city lacked legal standing to sue for damages under the U.S. In a ruling with implications for other banks facing similar lawsuits, U.S.

  • But Hammond told a conference in London on Wednesday that he was "still optimistic" that the new warplane would be cleared to fly in time to make a delayed international debut at the world's biggest air show in Farnborough, outside London, next week.

  • Firm seeks $260M in incentives for Camden project Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— A company that makes components for power plants is seeking a $260 million, 10- year New Jersey tax incentive to do business in Camden in a deal that would be the third-most lucrative business incentive package ever from New Jersey's state government.

  • WASHINGTON, July 9- British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond on Wednesday said Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet may miss the Royal International Air Tattoo air show this week given a fleet-wide grounding ordered after an engine fire last month.

  • Theme park CEO says job is about making memories Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    SANDUSKY, Ohio— Standing in the shadows of a $30 million roller coaster that flips, drops and spins its riders, the head of the nation's fourth-biggest amusement park company points to another addition at Cedar Point he's proud of too— a shady spot to relax and munch on taffy and fudge.