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  • ALBANY, N.Y.— New York Gov. Cuomo announced the companies Monday in a statement first given to the Associated Press. Created in 2013, Start-Up NY creates tax-free zones at colleges and universities for businesses that start, expand or move to New York.

  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Besides the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, other questionable encounters between police and black males in recent months have led to unrest in South Carolina, Missouri, Ohio and New York.

  • Most of the campuses being shut are located in California. Earlier this month, the Department of Education fined Corinthian $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates to students in its Heald College system. Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell said in a statement on Sunday that the Department of Education will reach out to Corinthian students...

  • *Euro pressured as Greece, creditors negotiate debt deal. TOKYO, April 27- The dollar started the week on the defensive on Monday after more disappointing U.S. economic data reinforced expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will not hike interest rates any time soon, while concerns about Greece's ongoing debt talks pressured the euro.

  • April 26- For-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges Inc said it will immediately shut down all its remaining campuses and cease substantially all other operations. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education fined Corinthian Colleges $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates to students in it Heald College system.

  • LONDON, April 26- Scotland is likely to win self rule in the next few years while the economic divide between the international powerhouse of London and the rest of the United Kingdom will deepen, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said on Sunday. Scots rejected independence in that referendum, but the Scottish National Party is now forecast to win the majority of...

  • NEW YORK— "Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. The Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment release came in third with $13.4 million. The Sony comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" held up stronger than expected to take second...

  • NEW YORK— First came a hotly-debated decision by Cooper Union to start charging its students after being tuition-free for generations. Over the past year, Cooper Union's reputation as a world-class training ground for engineers, architects and artists has taken a back seat to headlines about the investigation, a lawsuit over the imposition of tuition and the...

  • ILION, N.Y.— Remington Arms has recalled most workers laid off last August and November at its upstate New York plant. Herkimer County Administrator Jim Wallace says state labor department officials have been told that workload has increased, but there has been no official comment from Remington Arms. Remington Arms also built a new facility in Alabama in 2014,...

  • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest. The project aims to "translate the Google...

  • Bill under debate would limit farm antibiotics in Oregon Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 11:38 AM ET

    As public pressure mounts nationally against antibiotics, Oregon legislators are debating whether to curtail their use in agriculture. If the legislation passes, Oregon would be the first in the nation to mandate stricter rules on livestock antibiotics. Proponents of Oregon's bill say that's inadequate, because the move still allows operators to...

  • NEW YORK— He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. Yet, if U.S. authorities are correct, Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, managed to send a jolt of fear through the world's markets by helping to set off the 2010 "flash crash," in which the Dow Jones average plunged 600 points in less than seven...

  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 12:30 AM ET

    SEATTLE— Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before. The glitch affected registers at 7,400 company-operated stores in the U.S. and 1,000 in Canada, and prompted some stores to give away drinks. "All Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada are expected to open for business as usual...

  • Kotzias said Greece and its euro zone partners need to compromise on creating political policies that will foster growth and allow the country to pay its debts. Asked if he is simply asking the rest of Europe to trust Greece, he said: "No. "Do they want to support us to have growth... or do they decide to have Greece struggle, to punish Greece and to create an example of what...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 40 or 2.2 percent, to $17.51. Career Education Corp. fell$. 22 or 4.5 percent, to $4.65. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell $6.87 or 18.3 percent, to $30.70.

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $40.89. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $78.86. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $75.13.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Arch Coal rose$. 04 or 3.6 percent, to $1.03. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 48 or 1.6 percent, to $30.20. Peabody Energy fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.49.

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 19 or 1.1 percent, to $17.20. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $32.46. ManpowerGroup rose $1.51 or 1.8 percent, to $85.15.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 18,100 shares changed hands, a 947.8 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 75 or 13.5 percent to $4.81.

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. fell$. 33 or percent, to $702.00. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $72.53. Best Buy fell$. 74 or 2.0 percent, to $35.39.