8 hurt in explosion at Los Angeles-area building

LA HABRA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say eight people have been hurt, three critically, in an explosion and fire at a commercial building in south Los Angeles County. County Fire Inspector Keith Mora says the blast was reported shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday at a business...
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US sanctions raise concerns for foreign investors

FILE – In this Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 file photo CEO of state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin commissions new equipment at the Rosneft oil refinery in the Black Sea port of Tuapse, southern Russia. The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Monday, April 28,...

Goodyear Posts 1Q Loss Of $58M

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Goodyear posted a first-quarter loss of $58 million as it navigated a volatile situation in Venezuela. The tire company’s loss amounted to 23 cents per share, compared with a profit of $26 million, or 10 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding...

Goodyear Posts 1Q Loss Of $58M

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Goodyear posted a first-quarter loss of $58 million as it navigated a volatile situation in Venezuela. The tire company’s loss amounted to 23 cents per share, compared with a profit of $26 million, or 10 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding...
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Employee opens fire at FedEx sorting center

FedEx Employee Lisa Aiken, is embraced by a co-worker as other FedEx employees gather a skating rink following a shooting at the FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Ga., on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. A shooter described as being armed with an assault rifle and having bullets strapped...
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Child welfare official resigns after kids’ deaths

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, center, announces the appointment of Erin Deveney, right, as interim head of the state’s Department of Children and Families, as state Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz, left, stands alongside Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in...
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NYC carriage driver accused in horse switch

FILE – In this Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, a horse-drawn carriage heads along a road in New York’s Central Park. Regulators are investigating allegations that one of New York’s embattled carriage horse drivers tried to evade industry regulations by disguising...

Shooting Flames, Smoke From Ohio Steel Plant

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Flames and thick smoke shot up in a southwest Ohio community from a steel plant fire that was controlled without injuries. Operations at the AK Steel Middletown Works plant reportedly weren’t impacted. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports ( )...

Shooting Flames, Smoke From Ohio Steel Plant

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Flames and thick smoke shot up in a southwest Ohio community from a steel plant fire that was controlled without injuries. Operations at the AK Steel Middletown Works plant reportedly weren’t impacted. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports ( )...