An N.C. man faces charges after being arrested on suspicion of selling crushed Pop-Tarts—as crack cocaine, a TV station reports.» Read More
PORTLAND, Maine— Leaders of two unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont say they're going after the CEO, board members and corporate owners for refusing to negotiate. As part of that effort, the unions picketed this week outside a New York event where FairPoint CEO Paul Sunu was speaking.
Sept 5- Bank of America Corp said David Darnell will no longer serve as the company's co-chief operating officer, but will continue to oversee the bank's global wealth and investment management business. Darnell had been the company's co-COO since September 2011, Bank of America said in a filing.
CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Family Dollar is rejecting Dollar General's latest acquisition offer, and Dollar Tree says it will now divest as many stores as needed to get antitrust clearance for its deal to buy Family Dollar.
*Nonfarm payrolls forecast increasing 225,000 in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 5- U.S. job growth likely accelerated a bit in August and the unemployment rate probably fell to 6.1 percent, offering fresh evidence of sustained momentum in the economy.
No, Seattle, home of Microsoft Corp and Amazon and fast becoming a second home for Silicon Valley companies looking to access the city's plentiful pool of relatively cheap tech talent. Microsoft alumni are now running the Seattle offices of Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Google Inc, and they look to their former employer as a source for new talent.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— As the Family Dollar board of directors weighs competing offers to buy the North Carolina- based retail chain, one of its members— state Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker— finds herself in a potentially uneasy position. A Family Dollar sale might send its headquarters out of North Carolina and put at risk 1,400 corporate jobs.
The debate Wednesday between Sen. Kay Hagan and challenger Thom Thillis showed the messaging for how other political battles will be fought.
But the grass, which gets its name from the fresh fragrance of its leaves, has been harder to come by in recent years because of breakneck development in the coastal areas where it grows, from North Carolina to Texas.
WALLOPS ISLAND, Virginia, Sept 4- Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Missionary infected with Ebola while working in Liberia to get treatment at Nebraska hospital.
CNBC's John Harwood takes a close look at the tight race for the North Carolina Senate between Democratic Senator Kay Hagan and Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis.
RALEIGH, N.C.— A coalition of North Carolina environmental groups sued Duke Energy on Wednesday over pollution leaking from the company's coal ash dumps. Three lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court cite water pollution and dam safety issues at Duke's coal-fired power plants at Buck Steam Station near Salisbury, the Cape Fear Plant in Moncure and the H.F.
WASHINGTON, Sept 3- When President Barack Obama stepped into the White House Rose Garden in June to announce he would single-handedly reform U.S. immigration policy, he startled advocates by announcing a firm, end-of-summer deadline for executive action.
NEW YORK, Sept 3- Apple Inc shares were on track Wednesday for their worst day since January just days ahead of the launch of its latest iPhone, with one brokerage warning of a stock downgrade unless its new products show better promise for profit growth.
CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the key Senate race taking place in North Carolina between Democratic Senator Kay Hagan and Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Comcast Corp. has signed a 10- year agreement with NASCAR to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of the second-tier series. The series will be known as the NASCAR Xfinity Series through 2024. The deal that matches the longest single agreement around title sponsorship of any NASCAR national series in its history.
NEW YORK, Sept 3- Apple Inc shares were on track Wednesday for their worst day since January ahead of the launch of its newest iPhone, with at least one brokerage mulling a stock downgrade unless its new products show better promise for profit growth.
NEW YORK— Andrew Madoff, Bernard Madoff's last surviving son, died of cancer on Wednesday, years after turning his father in and insisting he had been duped like the rest of the world into believing history's most notorious Ponzi king was an honest financier.
The race between North Carolina's Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis heats up with what will be a closely watched debate.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— 3rd American with Ebola identified as Boston- area doctor, went to Africa after others got ill.