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  • EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa., Sept 14, 2018- School bus driver Michael Payne was renting an apartment on the 30th floor of a New York City high-rise, where the landlord's idea of fixing broken windows was to cover them with boards. Located about 80 miles northwest of New York City in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, their home resides in one of the sickest real estate markets in...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— An advertising and media firm to which Ohio gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray's agency gave government work while he was a federal official now is doing political work for him. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show Washington- based GMMB recently has been making Ohio ad buys for Democrat Cordray's gubernatorial campaign...

  • Sept 12- Stanley Black& Decker Inc said on Wednesday it would buy a minor stake in lawnmower maker MTD Products Inc for $234 million, expanding deeper into the outdoor garden equipment market and adding to its diverse line of products. "This investment in MTD increases our presence in the $20 billion global lawn and garden market in a financially and...

  • Sept 12- Power tool maker Stanley Black& Decker Inc said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy a 20 percent stake in lawnmower maker MTD Products Inc for $234 million, upping investment in the market in outdoor garden equipment. "This investment in MTD increases our presence in the $20 billion global lawn and garden market in a financially and operationally prudent...

  • Today, old industrial cities such as Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Cleveland are among those offering the greatest returns. "Even at their peak in terms of home flipping profits, these two markets never came close to the potential returns available now in Pittsburgh," said Daren Blomquist, senior vice president at real estate tracking firm ATTOM Data Solutions.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio awarded another round of prizes totaling $2.4 million Wednesday in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the U.S. opioid crisis. Ohio Third Frontier Commission Chairman David Goodman, whose high-tech development panel is leading the effort, said since it was launched last fall, the competition has...

  • "But now that more than a thousand lawsuits seek to impose liability for that very marketing and sale, Pfizer has rejected any responsibility to indemnify Allergan," alleged Allergan Finance LLC, the subsidiary that filed the lawsuit. Pfizer in a statement said Allergan's claims related to a drug it never sold and arise from a contract with King Pharmaceuticals...

  • "But now that more than a thousand lawsuits seek to impose liability for that very marketing and sale, Pfizer has rejected any responsibility to indemnify Allergan," alleged Allergan Finance LLC, the subsidiary that filed the lawsuit. Opioids were involved in more than 42,000 overdose deaths in 2016, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

  • survey@ July 18- Tariffs featured heavily in the Federal Reserve's latest "Beige Book," a summary of the state of U.S. business across the central bank's 12 regional districts, with respondents describing the trade spat as creating effects such as "panic buying" and a "rush to purchase metals." One can manufacturer in Maryland said he anticipated losing business...

  • Pompeo to head to North Korea as doubts mount about its intentions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will leave for North Korea on Thursday seeking agreement on a plan for the countrys denuclearization, despite mounting doubts about Pyongyangs willingness to abandon a weapons program that threatens the United States and its allies. CLEVELAND/ WASHINGTON- An...

  • Fourth of July fireworks over downtown Cleveland. 

    The FBI arrested a person suspected of helping a militant foreign group’s alleged plan.

  • City skyline views in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

    Homeowners in West Coast cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Jose, California, made the most money selling their homes in 2017.

  • NEW YORK, June 26- The U.S. government on Tuesday criminally charged a Standard& Poor's credit ratings analyst and two friends, all from Manhattan, with insider trading related to Sherwin-Williams Co's $9.3 billion purchase of Valspar Corp.. According to prosecutors, the analyst Sebastian Pinto-Thomaz, 32, tipped Abell Oujaddou and Jeremy Millul in early...

  • May 31- Utah's attorney general on Thursday sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to hold it responsible for its role in the opioid epidemic after he said talks to reach a settlement between various states and the drugmaker stopped being productive. The suit filed by Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes in the 7th Judicial District Court in Carbon County, added to a...

  • May 25- Jim and Jenise Harper, retirees from Evergreen, Colorado, have been living in their 43- foot Winnebago motor home for eight years, logging 5,000 to 6,000 miles annually and getting 7 to 9 miles per gallon. Shipments to dealers in the sector surged in late 2017, according to Recreational Vehicle Industry Association data. Seth Woolf, analyst for Northcoast...

  • U.S. state attorneys general of Nevada, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota and Tennessee also said Purdue Pharma violated state consumer protection laws by falsely denying or downplaying the addiction risk while overstating the benefits of opioids. Florida also sued drugmakers Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc, Allergan, units of Johnson& Johnson and Teva...

  • NEW YORK, May 15- Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales. U.S. state attorneys general of Nevada, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota and...

  • NEW YORK, May 15- Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales. U.S. state attorneys general of Nevada, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, North Dakota and...

  • Solon, OHIO, May 11- At Nestle's $50 million research center outside Cleveland, food technicians and packaging experts set out three years ago to remake its frozen food lineup and appeal more to busy, health-conscious adults in their 20 s and 30 s. Jeff Hamilton, who heads Nestle's U.S. food business, said in an interview the company did not have the manufacturing...

  • There's a growing consensus that keeping the overall U.S. economy on track will not be enough to help areas left behind by a decade-long recovery.