Business

Union Pacific lays off 500 managers, 250 other rail workers

Aug 16, 2017

Union Pacific is laying off 500 managers and 250 other railroad workers to help further reduce costs

Target says turnaround efforts are bringing shoppers back

Aug 16, 2017

Target, which is remodeling stores and bolstering its online operations, showed signs Wednesday that the moves are starting to win back shoppers.

Calvin Harris to perform at Rihanna's Diamond Ball charity

Aug 16, 2017

Calvin Harris, the writer and producer of Rihanna's hit "We Found Love," is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month

US adds Kashmir militant group to terrorism blacklists

Aug 16, 2017

The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism blacklists, blocking any assets it may have in U.S. jurisdictions

Group estimates 34,000 gallons of oil spilled off Kuwait

Aug 16, 2017

Satellite imagery analysis by US-based group suggests at least 34,000 gallons leaked during oil spill off Kuwait

SpaceX Dragon delivers scientific bounty to space station

Aug 16, 2017

A SpaceX shipment has arrived at the International Space Station, delivering a bonanza of science experiments.

Trump goes after Amazon, again

Aug 16, 2017

President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers."

Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

Aug 16, 2017

Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government

UnitedHealth CEO to step down after run of more than decade

Aug 16, 2017

UnitedHealth Group will change leaders next month by promoting long-time executive David Wichmann to CEO to replace Stephen Hemsley, who has led the nation's largest health insurer since 2006

UK makes a U-turn: No border posts with Ireland after Brexit

Aug 16, 2017

Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit