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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 8- California gasoline's differential in the Los Angeles wholesale market fell on Monday in thin trading as the market remained well supplied. Los Angeles market, December-delivery CARBOB gasoline traded for 7 cents a gallon under January RBOB gasoline futures on the New York Mercantile, down 4 cents from Friday's close.

  • Hospital: Pharmacy error led to patient death Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 7:26 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— The death of a hospital patient who was given the wrong medication occurred because a pharmacy worker inadvertently filled an IV bag with the wrong drug, officials at an Oregon hospital say. The mistake was one of several revealed Monday that led to the death of Loretta Macpherson, who had gone to the emergency room at St. Charles Medical Center in...

  • City of Portland asks judge to stop Uber Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— Portland leaders are trying to make Uber's stay a short one. Uber launched its ride-sharing app in Portland at 5 p.m. Friday. In Oregon, Uber began operating in Salem and Eugene last summer and in Portland suburbs this fall.

  • Planners call for Oregon Capitol seismic upgrade Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    SALEM, Ore.— Plans being worked up in Salem call for Oregon's state Capitol to float if an earthquake occurs. The project team is proposing new staircases, a new location for the Capitol Cafe, additional hearing rooms and ramps up to two new doors off the front entrance. The Legislature is expected to consider an appropriation next year for the renovation.

  • French Toast Crunch returns as cereal sales slide Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— General Mills said Monday that it bringing back popular' 90 s cereal French Toast Crunch in a nod to nostalgia. The food maker says the move is purely a response to consumer demand, but it comes as General Mills and other cereal makers are coping with weaker cereal sales due to changing consumer tastes. And last month, General Mills, which also makes...

  • Health law impacts primary care doc shortage Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    MIAMI— When Olivia Papa signed up for a new health plan last year, her insurance company assigned her to a primary care doctor. The Naples, Florida, resident said she left a message to make an appointment, "and they never called back." A survey this year by The Physicians Foundation found that 81 percent of doctors describe themselves as either over-extended or at full...

  • For Airbnb liability, sharing may not be caring Saturday, 6 Dec 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    (Left to right) Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia, co-founders of Airbnb

    Can Airbnb offer free $1 million liability coverage that will cover the hosts for its tens of thousands of United States listings for nothing?

  • Although the sun came out on Thursday, the torrents pouring down overnight and earlier in the week opened up sinkholes in San Francisco, stranded motorists in their cars near Los Angeles and led to mudslides near San Diego. In downtown Los Angeles, where last year was the seventh driest since officials began keeping records in 1877, this week's storms brought...

  • Target fails to end banks' lawsuit over data breach Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Dec 2- A federal judge on Tuesday rejected Target Corp's bid to dismiss a lawsuit by banks seeking to recoup money they spent reimbursing fraudulent charges and issuing new credit and debit cards because of the retailer's late 2013 data breach. District Judge Paul Magnuson in St. Paul, Minnesota said Target played a "key role" in allowing hackers to infiltrate its...

  • Early shoppers queue up, analysts see stellar deals Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 1:14 AM ET
    A customer shops for TV deals on Black Friday at Kmart in Griffith Indiana.

    Economists are closely watching whether retailers can entice shoppers to spend during what retailers consider the biggest shopping weekend of the year, the NYT reports.

  • Nov 25- The final vote tally on an Oregon ballot measure that would require labeling of foods made with genetically modified ingredients was so close that state officials are doing a recount, a spokesman for the state said on Tuesday. Final results show the Oregon measure losing by 812 votes out of a total of more than 1.5 million votes, according to the Oregon...

  • Nov 25- Campbell Soup Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as soup sales in the United States rose for only the second time in five quarters. But the soup business has been facing increasing competition from store brands and niche producers such as Pacific of Oregon, Harris Foods Co and Amy's Kitchen Inc.. Campbell Soups said it now expected...

  • China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. The indictment was the first criminal hacking charge that the United States has filed against specific foreign officials, and follows a steady increase in public criticism and...

  • Nov 17- Starbucks Corp said on Monday it has been wrongly accused in online petitions of supporting a Grocery Manufacturers Association lawsuit to block Vermont's GMO labeling law. Petitions posted to websites such as Sumofus.org and Care2.com accused Starbucks of teaming with fellow GMA member Monsanto Co to kill GMO labeling in Vermont, which in May...

  • The evolution of insect resistance "is a great threat" long- term to the sustainability of the GMO crop biotechnology that has become a highly valued tool for many U.S. farmers, according to Fangneng Huang, an entomologist at Louisiana State University and lead researcher for a three-year study. The research documents resistance by fall armyworms in the...

  • Armyworm resistance to GMO crops seen in U.S. -study Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    The evolution of insect resistance "is a great threat" long- term to the sustainability of the GMO crop biotechnology that has become a highly valued tool for many U.S. farmers, according to Fangneng Huang, an entomologist at Louisiana State University and lead researcher for a three-year study. The research documents resistance by fall armyworms in the...

  • Nov 12- Monsanto Co said on Wednesday it reached a settlement with U.S. wheat farmers who sued the seed company over market disruption after unapproved genetically engineered wheat was discovered growing without oversight in Oregon. Monsanto did not admit liability, but agreed to pay $250,000 to wheat growers' associations, including $100,000 to the...

  • "It's a win-win trade agreement that will benefit information and communications technology manufacturers and services firms across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, while also benefiting all consumers globally and raising global GDP by as much as $190 billion annually," he said by email. The move was also welcomed by network equipment maker Cisco Systems, the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 7- Four Senate leaders on Friday urged President Barack Obama not to retreat from promises of strong domestic carbon cutting goals and significant aid to developing countries to combat climate change given new Republican leadership in Congress, which is expected to be hostile to such policies. With climate change skeptic James Inhofe set to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. Treasury debt yields rose on Thursday on a pledge from the European Central Bank to take further steps to stimulate the euro zone economy and a hefty supply of higher-yielding corporate supply in advance of Friday's U.S. payrolls report. Benchmark 10- year Treasury note yields earlier approached the 3-1/ 2- week high set on Monday after ECB...