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Monday, May 02, 2016

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Bitcoin's creator unmasks himself _ well, maybe

Bitcoin's creator unmasks himself _ well, maybe

The mystery creator of the digital currency bitcoin has finally stepped forward _ or has he
Updated: 2 hours ago
US stocks rise as some tech companies recover

US stocks rise as some tech companies recover

U.S. stock indexes closed solidly higher, recovering some of last week's steep declines
Updated: 2 hours ago
Halliburton, Baker Hughes eye future after merger scuttled

Halliburton, Baker Hughes eye future after merger scuttled

Halliburton and Baker Hughes, whose planned merger is the latest big deal to be shot down by antitrust regulators, now must pick up the pieces and shore up their companies during a severe slump in oil and gas drilling
Updated: 3 hours ago
Study: 7 of 10 most profitable US hospitals are nonprofits

Study: 7 of 10 most profitable US hospitals are nonprofits

Study says 7 of 10 most profitable US hospitals are nonprofits; tax exempt status questioned
Updated: 3 hours ago
Germany wants to extend border controls for another 6 months

Germany wants to extend border controls for another 6 months

Germany and some other EU countries are planning to ask the EU Commission for an extension of border controls within the Schengen passport-free travel zone for another six months because they fear a new wave of migrants
Updated: 4 hours ago
INSIDE WASHINGTON: Ag groups seek exemption from scrutiny

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Ag groups seek exemption from scrutiny

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Congress is pushing the Agriculture Department to exempt the groups behind promotional campaigns like "Incredible, Edible Egg" and "Pork, the Other White Meat" from public scrutiny of their internal operations
Updated: 4 hours ago
AP EXPLAINS: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

AP EXPLAINS: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

Australian inventor Craig Wright has come forward claiming to be the creator of bitcoin _ but what is it, exactly
Updated: 4 hours ago
Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained

Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained

Q&A: Getting up to speed on Puerto Rico's debt crisis
Updated: 4 hours ago

Fiat Chrysler CEO sees future for Alfa Romeo in China

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said Monday that the automaker will try to reach full-employment in its Italian plants before the 2018 business plan goal and that the global relaunch of Alfa Romeo will play a key role
Updated: 5 hours ago
Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

Puerto Rican officials say the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. Congress doesn't help resolve the situation soon
Updated: 6 hours ago