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  • China's popular TV journalist taken by prosecutors Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    BEIJING— A top business journalist at China's state broadcaster was taken away by prosecutors, abruptly absent from his nightly newscast he was anchoring, China's financial news magazine Caixin reported Saturday.

  • TAKE A LOOK-Farnborough International Airshow Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 5:21 PM ET

    July 11- Suspense over the appearance of America's newest combat jet, a diplomatic chill between the West and Russia and the re-launch of an Airbus jet with a surprise tweak in its name have made the Farnborough Airshow one of the least predictable for years. >Farnborough on tenterhooks over F-35, Airbus jet revamp.

  • Second federal judge wants info on lost IRS emails Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A second federal judge has ordered the IRS to provide information about lost emails from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. IRS officials say Lerner's computer crashed in 2011, destroying an untold number of emails. At the time, Lerner headed the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $4.36 with 13,140,600 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. fell. 2 percent to $15.41 with 32,022,500 shares traded.

  • Economists lower forecasts for US growth Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that the economy will rebound from a dismal first quarter.

  • House votes to make business tax break permanent Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The House voted Friday to make permanent a temporary tax break that makes it easier for businesses to invest in new equipment, one of many expired tax breaks that Congress must deal with by the end of the year. But the White House has threatened a veto because the bill would add $287 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade.

  • Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell. Doing so would mean giving up an irresistible rate in exchange for a new mortgage carrying a rate up to a percentage point higher.

  • Brooks' music coming to digital via his own site Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 9:29 AM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he's doing it his own way. The 52- year-old country star remains one of music's top-selling artists, with 134 million albums sold, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The first city on his tour will be announced on July 15, according to Sony.

  • ABC says O'Donnell is back on 'The View' Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Rosie O'Donnell will return to ABC's "The View" this September for a most unexpected second act. ABC announced Thursday, via Twitter, that O'Donnell will join Whoopi Goldberg on the nearly empty couch at the daytime chatfest.

  • US given heads up about newspaper data destruction Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 4:01 AM ET

    The White House had publicly distanced itself on whether it would do the same to an American news organization. After news of the Guardian incident broke the following month, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said it would be "very difficult to imagine a scenario in which that would be appropriate."

  • LG Display unveils 18-inch flexible display Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:21 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— LG Display Co. has developed an 18- inch flexible display that can be rolled into the shape of a thin cylinder, a step toward making a large display for flexible TVs. It means LG Display could produce TVs that are larger than 50 inches diagonally and can be rolled up.

  • Dubai airport soars in rankings of world's busiest Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Now that he's had a taste of running the world's busiest air hub for international passengers, Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths is determined to hang on to the honor while setting his sights on an even bigger prize: beating Atlanta for the title of busiest airport on the planet.

  • Paltry car sales seen as sign of Cuba's priorities Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    A price list hanging on the green chain-link fence hints at why: $85,000 for a 6- year-old Peugeot compact; $46,000 for a tiny 2008 Citroen C3 hatchback that would cost less than a third of that in Europe.

  • July 10- Online music sharing service SoundCloud Ltd is close to a deal with Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group for licenses to continue playing their songs and avoid potential legal disputes, Bloomberg reported citing people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Ohio company wins rights to shipwreck's gold Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:29 PM ET

    Smith rejected arguments from another Ohio company, Columbus America Discovery Group, that it had exclusive rights to the shipwreck under a court order and that Recovery Limited was trespassing and should be held in contempt of court.

  • Union pulls black college support after Koch gift Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A powerful government workers' union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $25 million from the conservative powerhouse Koch brothers and the college fund's president appeared at a Koch event. It accepted a $25 million grant last month from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation.

  • Ga. Senate: Kingston, Perdue spend combined $11M Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    ATLANTA— The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined $11 million so far on the race, with just over a week to go before the July 22 runoff. The race is among a dozen being watched nationally as Republicans seek control of the Senate. Sam Nunn, will be able to claim the Georgia seat and help them keep a majority in the Senate.

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose 2.6 percent to $4.34 with 28,731,400 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $15.86 with 15,807,700 shares traded.

  • Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. He said the IRS declaration must be signed, under oath, by the appropriate IRS official. The IRS says it lost the emails in 2011 when Lois Lerner's computer crashed.

  • Brooks' music coming to digital via his own site Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he's doing it his own way. The 52- year-old country star remains one of music's top-selling artists, with 134 million albums sold, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The first city on his tour will be announced on July 15, according to Sony.