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  • LOS ANGELES— The FBI and airport police were investigating a threat to a flight from Taiwan that landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday. The FBI said in a statement that the threat came by telephone, but neither the agency nor airport officials released details about it. The flight landed at the Los Angeles airport as scheduled at about 3:40 p.m....

  • Tech news blog Re/code said Tuesday it's been acquired by online publishing company Vox Media, just 18 months after spinning off from its former parent, The Wall Street Journal. In an online statement, Re/code founders Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg said they will continue to operate their site separately but may occasionally collaborate with The Verge.

  • May 26- Nearly three years after the demise of law firm Dewey& LeBoeuf, a Manhattan prosecutor opened the criminal trial of three of the firm's former executives on Tuesday by accusing the trio of directing employees to make millions of dollars in bogus accounting entries to hide Dewey's deteriorating financial condition from investors and lenders.

  • May 26- Tax return information for about 100,000 U.S. taxpayers was illegally accessed by cyber criminals over the past four months, U.S. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of data thefts that have alarmed American consumers. The breach did not affect any IRS data outside the "Get Transcript" application, and the agency said it...

  • He ordered Sony and Mayimba Music, owner of the rights to the song "Loca con su Tiguere," composed by Ramon Arias Vasquez, to appear for a seven-day hearing in August on what Sony says is proof a cassette tape at the center of the copyright accusations was fabricated. Since several of Sony's new witnesses might have trouble obtaining visas to travel to the United...

  • Hormel buying meat producer Applegate Farms for $775M Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 5:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Hormel Foods is paying $775 million to add natural and organic meats producer Applegate Farms to its roster of food brands that include Spam canned ham, Dinty Moore stew and Jennie-O turkey. Applegate Farms sells deli meats, hot dogs, bacon and sausage, among other products, and says it doesn't use GMO ingredients, feeds its animals a vegetarian diet,...

  • May 26- Jimmy John's Franchise LLC is preparing for an initial public offering that could value the popular U.S. gourmet sandwich chain at more than $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Jimmy John's, which is owned by founder Jimmy John Liautaud as well as private equity firm Weston Presidio, is interviewing investment banks...

  • Time Warner Cable, McDermott are big market movers Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 4:52 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Time Warner Cable Inc., up $12.42 to $183.60. McDermott International Inc., up 61 cents to $5.28.

  • FBI director meets with Connecticut police chiefs Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    NEW HAVEN, Conn.— On a visit with Connecticut police chiefs, FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday that he spoke about how law enforcement can participate better in the national conversation about race and policing. "As you would expect in the Nutmeg State, it was a thoughtful and rich conversation," said Comey, a former attorney for Bridgewater Associates, a...

  • May 26- U.S. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Tuesday there were about 200,000 attempts to illegally access tax information from February to March this year. He said of those, about 100,000 were successful. The hackers used the "get transcript" application, which calls up information from previous returns, he said.

  • 160,000 folding knives recalled after accidental cuts Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 4:32 PM ET

    NEW YORK— More than 160,000 folding knives made by hunting gear company Gerber are being recalled because the blade can unexpectedly unlock and cause cuts. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said it received six reports of injuries, two of which required stitches. The 7- inch Cohort Folding Knife was sold for about $30 at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Home Depot...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Hard Rock International and the Meadowlands Racetrack are proposing a casino just outside New York City that experts say could be one of the most successful in the country. It could also provide a new source of cash for Atlantic City's struggling casinos, which have fought the proposal as it has been floated and debated in recent years.

  • NEW YORK— Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers to staff up across its more than 50 distribution centers in the U.S. Its $99 annual Prime membership service comes with free two-day delivery on many items. The Seattle- based company employed about 154,100 full-time and part-time workers in total at the end of 2014..

  • Fairway reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 4:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK _ Fairway Group Holdings Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $8.5 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The New York- based company said it had a loss of 20 cents per share. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 14 cents per share.

  • May 26- U.S. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Tuesday there were about 200,000 attempts to illegally access tax information from February to March this year. He said of those, about 100,000 were successful. He said the hackers used the "get transcript" application, which calls up information from previous returns.

  • Transocean and Allegheny Technologies each fell 4 percent. Oil fell $1.69, or 2.8 percent, to $58.03 a barrel in New York. Time Warner Cable rose 7 percent after agreeing to be acquired by Charter Communications.

  • *Time Warner Cable's shares up 7.1 pct, Charter up 2.7 pct. May 26- Charter Communications Inc's $56 billion bid to remake the U.S. cable television industry by acquiring larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc will try to skirt the regulatory obstacles that helped sink Comcast Corp's earlier bid for Time Warner Cable. The transaction faces a close review from the...

  • *30- year yields post biggest one-day drop since May 15. NEW YORK, May 26- Long-dated U.S. "With the dollar strengthening, owning dollar assets looks a lot more attractive here," said Edward Acton, Treasury strategist at RBS Securities in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • NEW YORK— Charter Communications agreed to buy Time Warner Cable on Tuesday for $55.33 billion. April: After more than a year, Comcast gives up on its bid to buy Time Warner Cable. November: London- based Liberty Global paid $13 billion for around 70 percent of Dutch cable provider Ziggo.

  • FOREX-U.S. data drive dollar gains of over 1 percent Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 3:34 PM ET

    *Euro falls below $1.09, Greek concerns growing. The dollar climbed to its highest in nearly eight years against the Japanese yen and pushed the euro, already weighed down by anxieties over Greece's financial crisis, below $1.09 for the first time in a month. Against the yen, the dollar broke through longer-term resistance and topped 123 yen to a high of 123.32 yen, a...