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*Amazon.com, Yahoo shares up 3 pct on Internet rebound. *Earnings get under way; Alcoa to report after bell. The day's biggest gainers included Amazon.com Inc up 2.3 percent at $324.99, Yahoo!
LONDON, April 8- Forced by the UK High Court to put the safety-catch back on its "bazooka" solution to long load-out queues, the London Metal Exchange has just unveiled the other weapons in its arsenal.
OMAHA, Neb.— Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks after a spike in rail deaths last year. At this time last year, the railroads were proudly calling 2012 their safest year ever as derailments and crossing accidents kept declining.
NEW YORK, April 7- Wall Street stocks slumped on Monday, extending a broad retreat in global equities markets from a six-year high touched last week, while U.S. On Wall Street, the biggest decliners were Internet stocks.
CINCINNATI— Revenue figures show March was a good month for Ohio's four casinos. Cincinnati's revenues rose more than 22 percent, from $16.5 million in February to $20.2 million in March.
WASHINGTON— The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well.
The SUVs were originally sold or registered in 20 states and Washington, D.C., where salt is used to clear snow and ice from roads. The Escapes covered by the recall were built from Oct. 22, 1999 through Dec. 19, 2003 at the Kansas City Assembly plant, and from May 1, 2003 through Jan. 23, 2004 at the Ohio Assembly plant, Ford said in a statement issued Monday.
*Mallinckrodt to buy Questcor for $5.6 bln. *MannKind stumbles; FDA extends drug review date. "We are definitely seeing a little more downside, a continuation from the nasty reversal on Friday," said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research in Cincinnati, Ohio.
LOS ANGELES— There's so much noise during an episode of "The Price Is Right" that producers of the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful," which is taping nearby, need to be aware of the game show's schedule so the rowdiness doesn't disrupt the filming of a love scene.
CINCINNATI— Procter& Gamble Co. is raising its quarterly dividend by 7 percent, to 64 cents per share. The added 4 cents per share applies to the Cincinnati company's common stock and its Series A and Series B ESOP convertible Class A preferred stock. The Procter& Gamble Co. has paid a quarterly dividend since the company was incorporated in 1890..
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Prices at the pump are up slightly in Ohio to start the work week. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.60 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's up about 4 cents from a week ago.
LONDON, April 7- Britain's second largest steelmaker SSI UK said it expects to record its first ever profit this year and to add much needed jobs in England's north east, but added market conditions were tough and that its future was not yet secure.
WASHINGTON— At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.
*E* Trade and Netflix weigh on S&P 500 and Nasdaq. NEW YORK, April 4- Momentum shares like Netflix and TripAdvisor sold off sharply for a second straight day on Friday, giving the Nasdaq its worst day since February and leaving investors anxious about how much further they may fall.
WASHINGTON, April 3- A group of 10 U.S. lawmakers on Thursday urged Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall to revamp the U.S. Army's $5 billion competition for a new armored vehicle to allow both tracked and wheeled vehicles to compete.
On Tuesday those plans moved a step closer to reality when EPA's proposed rule arrived at the White House for review by the Office of Management and Budget, which is expected to evaluate the proposal by June 1. Under the plan, states must meet whatever target or goal the EPA sets through tailored strategies called state implementation plans.
WASHINGTON, April 1- U.S. lawmakers trying to establish who is to blame for at least 13 auto-related deaths over the past decade are expected to harshly question General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Tuesday afternoon over the automaker's slow response to defective ignition switches in its cars.
NEW YORK, March 31- JPMorgan Chase& Co must face a lawsuit from shareholders accusing it of securities fraud by misleading them about its ability to manage risk, which surfaced when it lost $6.2 billion in the "London Whale" scandal.
March 27- Ford Motor Co will spend $500 million and create 300 jobs to upgrade an Ohio engine plant to make the new 2.7- liter six-cylinder EcoBoost engine for its best-selling F-150 pickup trucks, the company said on Friday. The 2015 F-150 pickup truck will be the first model to use the new engine that will be built at Ford's Lima, Ohio engine plant.
*Citigroup shares slump after Fed rejects capital plan. The decline is not as steep as it was earlier this week, but the continued weakness we see in these sectors suggests that investors are becoming more cautious as money continues to leave the stock market, "said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research in Cincinnati, Ohio.