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  • When Pappas and partner C.C. Hirsch recently closed on a three-bedroom property in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, it didn't hurt that her favorite macchiato place was only a half-block away. "Coffee is important," says Pappas, 36, global head of audience development for YouTube. "We looked for certain markers for where homes appreciated faster than others," says Stan...

  • Jan 29- Campbell Soup Co said it would reorganize its business into product divisions, instead of geographies or brand groups, as it focuses on growth areas in the face of cooling soup sales. New product launches included "to-go" soups that could by made in a Keurig Green Mountain Inc coffee machine. Increasing competition from store brands, private labels and...

  • Creating an old-girls network in Silicon Valley Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    Jan 28- Thanks to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and her mega-bestselling book, Lean In, the gender-disparity debate has been front and center for years now in Silicon Valley. "Work your relationships," says Lisa Lambert, a VP with Intel Corp.' s venture-capital unit. She has launched a new chapter in Israel, and plans four more this year, in Bangalore; London; Austin, Texas;...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Supermarket chains Albertsons and Safeway agreed to sell 168 stores in eight states to win U.S. antitrust approval for their $9.2 billion merger, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Albertsons, which has 630 supermarkets under various brand names, and Safeway, which has 1,332 stores, will divest stores in Arizona, California, Montana,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Supermarket chains Albertsons and Safeway agreed to sell 168 stores in eight states to win U.S. antitrust approval for their $9.2 billion merger, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Albertsons, which has 630 supermarkets under various brand names, and Safeway, which has 1,332 stores, will divest stores in Arizona, California, Montana,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Supermarket chains Albertsons and Safeway agreed to sell 168 stores in eight states to win U.S. antitrust approval for their $9.2 billion merger, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. Albertsons, which has 630 supermarkets under various brand names, and Safeway, which has 1,332 stores, will divest stores in Arizona, California, Montana,...

  • The threats against Delta Air Lines flight 1156, coming from Portland, Oregon, and Southwest Airlines flight 2492, from Milwaukee, were deemed credible, said airport spokesman Reese McCranie. No bomb was found aboard the Delta flight while the Southwest flight was still being searched by explosives units, Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman Special...

  • Brewing goliaths struggle to fit in at craft beer party Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:48 AM ET

    NEW YORK/ BRUSSELS, Jan 21- At Top Hops on Manhattan's hip Lower East Side, drinkers can choose from 20 beers on tap from Dark Penance to Devil Dancer and over 600 more in bottles. The bar is tapping into the surge in demand for craft beers and finds only the occasional customer opting for Budweiser or other brands of the two major brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and...

  • NCAA champ series: Big ratings, cheaper tickets Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    The Ohio State Buckeyes play against the Oregon Ducks.

    Despite high anticipation, the new college football playoff means tickets to the championship may be cheaper than years past.

  • Landon, a partner at private investment fund Community BanCapital, was chief executive of the Bank of Hawaii from 2004 until 2010. Previously, he had worked as the bank's chief financial officer and as CFO at First American in Tennessee. Several lawmakers on Capitol Hill had urged the White House to name someone with community banking experience to one of the...

  • Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, a source briefed by the White House said on Tuesday. Landon, a partner with private investment fund Community BanCapital, served as chief executive officer of the Bank of Hawaii from 2004 until 2010. The source said the White House would announce the nomination later on Tuesday. Several lawmakers on Capitol Hill have urged...

  • This state had the biggest exodus in 2014: Survey Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 8:09 AM ET

    Nearly two-thirds of moves involving this state were outbound, according to a moving company's survey.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 2- The White House will soon announce a nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, in a move that would begin the process of filling one of the Fed's two empty seats in Washington. The person said the White House will announce a nominee next week or the following week, adding that the nominee will likely have a...

  • Jan 2- A federal judge rejected Uber Technologies Inc's bid not to disclose emails from Chief Executive Travis Kalanick in a California lawsuit accusing the popular ride-booking service of deceiving customers about how it shares tips with drivers. District Judge Edward Chen's order in San Francisco was the latest setback for Uber, which has drawn criticism...

  • Jan 2- A federal judge rejected Uber Technologies Inc's bid not to disclose emails from Chief Executive Travis Kalanick in a California lawsuit accusing the popular ride-booking service of deceiving customers about how it shares tips with drivers. District Judge Edward Chen's ruling in San Francisco was the latest setback for Uber, which has drawn...

  • JUNEAU, Alaska, Dec 31- Former U.S. Democratic Senator Mike Gravel, who represented Alaska in the 1970 s, said on Wednesday he would head a Nevada company that develops and markets cannabis throat lozenges and other products in states that have taken steps to legalize weed. Gravel's appointment comes two months after Alaska and Oregon voted to legalize marijuana...

  • Selfie rights, buffalo milk and other odd new laws Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 10:29 AM ET
    Buffalo milk is now legal in Illinois.

    States are getting ready to implement thousands of new laws in 2015, The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 29- United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are rolling out new pricing systems to curb online retailers' large package sizes, but industry experts warn many small firms are unprepared and could pay up to 50 percent more for shipping. Memphis- based FedEx will roll out the same change on Jan 5. UPS and FedEx announced the change in May and have worked to...

  • Are you gonna eat that? The future of leftovers Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    Hannah Parker, left, and Seth Cohen carry curbside compost bins to truck as town residents gathered at a town garage to distribute curbside composting bins to homes in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass. on March 8, 2014.

    In the very near future, you're not just going to recycle soda cans and glass jars. You're going to recycle last night's leftovers.

  • Dec 22- Hong Kong said Monday it has suspended imports of certain U.S. poultry and poultry products because strains of avian influenza have been identified in the United States, marking the second foreign market to issue such a ban. No human cases involving either viral strain have been detected in the United States or Canada, and there are no immediate public...