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Dec 13, 2018 08:10PM

CBS Paid the Actress Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million to Settle Harassment Claims

Ms. Dushku told investigators she was written off the hit series ?Bull? after enduring sexual harassment on the set. Lawyers scolded CBS for its ?antiquated? views.

Dec 13, 2018 04:35PM

Chase for Talent Pushes Tech Giants Far Beyond West Coast

Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin, Tex.

Dec 13, 2018 04:58PM

Apple to Add $1 Billion Texas Campus and Thousands of Jobs Across U.S.

The technology giant said it would also establish new 1,000-worker operations in Culver City, Calif., San Diego and Seattle, and add hundreds of jobs in several other cities.

Dec 13, 2018 04:23PM

In France, School Lessons Ask: Which Twitter Post Should You Trust?

To combat online misinformation and radicalization, one of the world?s largest national internet literacy efforts is teaching students how to spot junk information.

Dec 13, 2018 11:13AM

Europe?s Central Bank Ends One of the Biggest Money-Printing Programs Ever

The end of the so-called quantitative easing effort is a milestone for the euro and a signal that the European Central Bank is confident enough in the eurozone?s health.

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Dec 13, 2018 05:05PM

Apple is the latest tech giant looking for a home away from home

Apple will expand its workforce at new and existing offices across the country and plans to build a billion-dollar campus for 5,000 additional employees in Austin, Texas.

Though Austin will land the biggest part of the Silicon Valley giant?s expansion, the Cupertino company also announced plans...

Dec 13, 2018 04:40PM

Romaine lettuce outbreak is traced to at least one California farm

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California.

But they cautioned Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the label before buying romaine lettuce.

The government...

Dec 13, 2018 03:50PM

Tribune Publishing deal to sell itself to McClatchy is off

Tribune Publishing Co. has terminated negotiations to sell itself to fellow newspaper company McClatchy Co., a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.

The decision, reached by the Tribune Publishing board Thursday, followed several months of negotiations with McClatchy. The source said potential...

Dec 13, 2018 03:50PM

China buys some U.S. soybeans ? a win for Trump

China resumed buying U.S. soybeans, bringing some relief to farmers in America?s heartland as Chinese President Xi Jinping works toward a trade deal with President Trump.

The world?s largest consumer of the crop bought 1.5 million to 2 million metric tons of American soybeans over 24 hours, with...

Dec 13, 2018 03:35PM

Virgin Galactic reaches suborbital space for the first time. Now it's closer to flying customers there.

Virgin Galactic reached suborbital space for the first time in a test flight Thursday, bringing Richard Branson?s company closer to flying its customers beyond Earth?s atmosphere.

Thursday was the fourth time VSS Unity fired up its rocket motor and flew on its own power after being released from...

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Dec 13, 2018 12:10PM

Apple becomes second tech giant to skip Chicago, picks Austin for $1 billion campus

Chicago was bypassed by another tech behemoth Thursday when Apple announced plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, with smaller sites or expansions in six other cities.

It was just last month that Amazon said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York...

Dec 13, 2018 09:20AM

Ferrara Candy confirms its headquarters will move to Chicago's Old Post Office

Ferrara Candy Co. will relocate its corporate headquarters to Chicago's Old Post Office from Oakbrook Terrace next summer, bringing almost 400 jobs to the massive structure straddling Congress Parkway.

Ferrara has a little more than 300 office employees now, with plans to expand to about 400 in...

Dec 13, 2018 02:50PM

Tribune Publishing ends talks about selling company to McClatchy

Tribune Publishing has terminated negotiations to sell the Chicago-based newspaper company to McClatchy, a source familiar with the matter said Thursday.

The decision, reached by the Tribune Publishing board Thursday, followed several months of negotiations with the California-based McClatchy Co....

Dec 12, 2018 12:20PM

Elon Musk's tunnel to O'Hare moves just a bit closer to reality

Elon Musk's planned tunneling project in Chicago, seemingly jeopardized when its biggest champion said he would not run for re-election, has taken an important step closer to building its promised transit route connecting downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport.

The Boring Co. is now midway...

Dec 12, 2018 09:30AM

JPMorgan Chase lends Chicago nonprofit $10 million to fund development on South and West sides

The Chicago Community Loan Fund is receiving its largest capital investment to date: a $10 million low-cost, long-term loan from JPMorgan Chase.

The loan is designed to boost the Chicago nonprofit lender?s work financing small-business and commercial development on Chicago?s South and West sides...

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Aug 31, 2016 05:52PM

Butler: When our government is allergic to intervention, we pay

Where the government acts to avert disaster, or to insure the otherwise uninsurable, it's commendable -- but it can't stop there. If it has the will, our government has the tools to put a stop to expensive and sometimes destructive practices.

Aug 23, 2016 05:13AM

Butler: Real estate investing is seductive, but beware

Stocks and bonds may promise less return than real estate these days, but at least they are transparent and together they offset each other's respective drawbacks and advantages.

Aug 22, 2016 09:15AM

Speedo USA becomes the first major sponsor to drop Lochte

Ryan Lochte lost his first major sponsor when Speedo USA announced it is dropping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery.

Aug 19, 2016 06:11PM

Should you make extra mortgage payments?

The move can shave off costs for a home loan and ensure it's paid off faster, but it can mean less money for savings.

Aug 16, 2016 08:10AM

U.S. consumer prices unchanged in July

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in July as a big drop in gasoline and other energy prices kept inflation under control.

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