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Havana • The afternoon sun was still baking central Havana when Mabel Fernandez and her 14-year daughter took their spot facing the Prado, a grand colonial boulevard hung with lights and loudspeakers for a fashion show by French luxury label …

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  • Companies hoping to do business in Cuba? Wait.
    New York • The thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations has many small and medium-sized companies thinking about doing business with the nation that has largely be...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Change in works for Humana ACA exchange
    Humana became the latest health insurer to serve notice that it might leave some Affordable Care Act exchanges next year, creating more uncertainty fo...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Trump to speak at North Dakota oil expo
    Bismarck, N.D. • Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has been tabbed as the keynote speaker for the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Saturday, June 27, 2015, file photo, shows the Hulu logo on a window at the Milk Studios space in New York. Hulu will offer a live-streaming service in 2017 that will offer a mix of cable and broadcast programming as well as news, sports and events. That pits the streaming service against similar offerings from Sling TV and PlayStation Vue as more and more Americans shift to watching TV online. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File) Hulu will offer live-streaming service in 2017
    New York • Hulu will offer a live-streaming service in 2017 that will offer a mix of cable and broadcast programming as well as news, sports and event...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:45 pm   |     |   Share


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    Washington • The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, ...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Bird flu forces slaughter of 39K turkeys in Missouri
    Kansas City, Mo. • A southwestern Missouri turkey farm where bird flu was found remains quarantined after 39,000 of its birds were destroyed last week...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • FDA reconsiders training for painkiller prescribers
    Washington • Federal health advisers are discussing changes to government programs that were intended to improve the safety of painkillers like OxyCon...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Trader Timothy Nick, left, and specialist Paul Cosentino work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as investors were discouraged by signs of weakness in the U.S. job market and some weak corporate earnings. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Weak U.S. hiring report sends markets lower
    New York • U.S. and global stock indexes were lower for a second day Wednesday following a dismal report on job creation that gave investors concern o...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Air bag inflator recall to grow by 35-40 million
    Washington • Takata will recall another 35 million to 40 million air bag inflators, a stunning increase that will more than double what already is the...
    Updated May 04 2016 01:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • HOLD FOR USE THE WEEK OF MAY 2 WITH DAN JOLING STORY     In this undated photo provided the American Bald Eagle Foundation, a bald eagle perches on a tree branch along the Chilkat River within the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve outside Haines, Alaska. The preserve is about 10 miles downstream from a copper and zinc prospect that could someday be developed into a hard rock mine. Critics say a spill from mining operations could harm salmon in the rivers of the preserve, where up to 4,000 eagles gather each winter to feed on the fish after they spawn.(Cheryl McRoberts/American Bald Eagle Foundation via AP) Critics question mine by Alaska eagle preserve
    Anchorage, Alaska • In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them. In the ...
    Updated May 04 2016 12:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Growth at U.S. services firms strengthened in April
    Washington • A private survey says growth accelerated in April at U.S. services companies, a potential positive for the economy after a sluggish start...
    Updated May 04 2016 09:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Greece rules out “what if” austerity measures
    Athens • A Greek government official says the country will not approve contingency savings measures that the International Monetary Fund is demanding ...
    Updated May 04 2016 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • German Finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble arrives for the cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Schaeuble will presents the latest tax estimate for Germany later the day. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) Germany raises tax income forecast
    Berlin • Germany has raised its forecast for government tax income thanks to a healthy economy and low unemployment, bolstering its insistence that it...
    Updated May 04 2016 09:06 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, women pass an Aeropostale clothing store in New York’s Times Square. Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, announced Wednesday, May 4, 2016, it is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Aeropostale seeks bankruptcy, closing 20% of stores
    New York • Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing 20 percent of its s...
    Updated May 04 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Berkshire meeting viewed live 1.8 million times
    Omaha • The first online broadcast of Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting was viewed 1.8 million times. Yahoo Finance broadcast the meetin...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:54 am   |     |   Share
  • HOLD FOR STORY BY COLLIN BINKLEY -- In this Tuesday, April 26, 2016 photo Jennifer Pierre, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a student at Babson College, holds her prototype doll named Jaylen at the school, in Wellesley, Mass. Pierre is trying to launch a line of dolls intended for boys of color that she calls “a celebration of brown boyhood” meant to “inspire young boys to build their own personas and dream big.” Pierre has started crowdfunding to have them manufactured. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Collegian launches line of dolls for boys of color
    Wellesley, Massachusetts • When Jennifer Pierre visits the toy store, she sees shelves of dolls that are mostly girls and mostly white. She wants to c...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:51 am   |     |   Share
  • Siemens’ profit jumps as order book swells
    Frankfurt, Germany • Siemens AG, maker of heavy industrial equipment including power stations and trains, saw net profit fall in the most recent quart...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Tulips stand in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of quarter
    London • As winter turned to spring, the eurozone economy appears to have lost some — but by no means all — of the momentum that saw it grow faster th...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • U.S. businesses add jobs at slowest pace in 3 years
    Washington • U.S. companies added jobs at the slowest pace in three years in April, a private survey found, a sign that slower growth and volatile fin...
    Updated May 04 2016 09:16 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Monday, April 7, 2014 file photo, a flag bearing the company logo of Royal Dutch Shell, flies outside the head office in The Hague, Netherlands. The Anglo-Dutch company said Wednesday May 4, 2016 that profit, adjusted for changes in the value of inventories and excluding one-time items, dropped to $1.55 billion from $3.74 billion in the same period in 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File) Royal Dutch Shell 1Q earnings down 58%
    London • Oil company Royal Dutch Shell said first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent as depressed crude prices create “hugely challenging times” for ...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Airbus advises rotor checks of helicopter model
    Helsinki • Airbus Helicopters, the manufacturer of the EC-225LP helicopter that crashed in western Norway last week, killing all 13 people on board, h...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Thursday, March 3, 2016, file photo, a sailboat makes its way past the container ship MSC Ivana as she is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, the Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade gap for March. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File) Trade deficit in March is smallest in 16 months
    Washington • The U.S. trade deficit fell in March to the lowest level in 16 months as imports plunged by the largest amount since the depths of the re...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • U.S. productivity shrinks again in first quarter
    Washington • The productivity of American workers fell again in the first three months of the year, while labor costs for employers rose at the fastes...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:36 am   |     |   Share
  • U.S. factory orders rose 1.1 percent in March
    Washington • Orders to U.S. factories advanced by a modest amount in March, reflecting strength in demand for military hardware and machinery. The Com...
    Updated May 04 2016 08:33 am   |     |   Share