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NEW YORK— The New York Times Co. said Thursday that its first-quarter net profit dropped 51 percent, as higher costs outpaced small increases in circulation and advertising revenue.
LAS VEGAS— A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery. Rand Paul and Nevada Sen.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 38 or. 7 percent, to $51.21. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $79.52. Gannett fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $27.10.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $51.24. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $79.27. Gannett fell$. 13 or. 5 percent, to $27.02.
STOCKHOLM/ HALMSTAD, Sweden, April 23- Swedish policymakers hit out on Wednesday at suggestions by Nobel laureate Paul Krugman that the Nordics' biggest economy was in a Japanese-style deflationary trap.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $51.01. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $79.26. Gannett fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $27.01.
SHENZHEN, China, April 23- China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.2 telecoms equipment maker, on Wednesday shrugged off analysts' concerns that its growth will suffer from media reports alleging the United States accessed servers at its Shenzhen headquarters.
SALT LAKE CITY— A Utah bank confirmed Tuesday that an airplane registered to the bank was used by a Ghana mining company to take Ghanaian businessmen to Iran last week. The New York Times published a story last week revealing the presence of the plane, which had a small American flag on the tail, in Iran.
NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 78 or 1.6 percent, to $49.88. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 88 or 1.1 percent, to $79.11. Gannett rose$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $27.01.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $49.51. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.01 or 1.3 percent, to $78.98. Gannett fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $26.78.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 49 or 1.0 percent, to $49.59. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 57 or. 7 percent, to $79.42. Gannett fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $26.84.
NEW YORK— General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The next day, General Mills clarified the meaning of its new terms to say they did not apply when people engaged with its brands on Facebook and Twitter.
SALT LAKE CITY— An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year.
It's the story of the documentary "1971," premiering Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival, a film about a little-known but hugely important break-in on March 8, 1971. A group of eight calling themselves the Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into a laxly guarded satellite FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, outside Philadelphia.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 76 or 1.6 percent, to $49.17. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.29 or 1.7 percent, to $78.95. Gannett rose$. 69 or 2.7 percent, to $26.64.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 60 or 1.2 percent, to $49.01. Gannett rose$. 42 or 1.6 percent, to $26.37. Time Warner Inc. rose$. 60 or. 9 percent, to $63.88.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $48.74. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 89 or 1.1 percent, to $78.55. Gannett rose$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $26.14.
NEW YORK April 16- Los Angeles residents who still pass a newsstand on their way to work on Wednesday will find an unusual sight there: a new daily print newspaper.
NEW YORK— Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation.