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Tuesday July 27th, 2021 6:55PM
Starbucks hits sales record as customers return to stores
Starbucks saw record sales in its fiscal third quarter as the impact of the pandemic receded and customers flocked to its stores
6:29PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life
A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at massage businesses in Georgia has pleaded guilty to four of the murders
6:08PM ( 39 minutes ago )
3 tech giants report combined profits of more than $50B
Three tech companies — Apple, Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet — reported combined profits of more than $50 billion in the April-June quarter, underscoring their unparalleled influence and success at reshaping the way we live
6:04PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Senators, White House in crunch time on infrastructure deal
Senators and the White House are working furiously to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal
6:01PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Jets report for camp with heavy hearts, Wilson unsigned
Robert Saleh and the New York Jets were focused on football again after spending the last several days mourning the loss of their friend, colleague and mentor
5:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start
NBC Universal is still waiting to see if there will be a surge of interest in viewership for the Tokyo Summer Olympics
5:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
Forsyth County adopts same millage rate, budget preparation underway
As Forsyth County government officials continue to work on the 2022 county budget, the Board of Commissioners has adopted all millage rates levied by county entities.
8:58AM ( 3 days ago )
GDOL: Gainesville unemployment rate rises to 3% in June
The unemployment rate for the Gainesville metro area increased in June, but other factors in the monthly jobs report are more promising, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
6:17AM ( 5 days ago )
Carnes named county clerk for Habersham County
Brandalin Carnes has been named to the post of county clerk for Habersham County.
2:13PM ( 1 week ago )
Submitted News Archive
Submitted News
Weakness in tech stocks pulls Wall Street back from records
Stocks closed lower on Wall Street, pulling major indexes back slightly from the records they set a day earlier
5:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
Study: Only half of American households donate to charity
For the first time in nearly two decades, only half of U.S. households donated to a charity
5:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Interview: Tunisia Islamist party counters president
The leader of Tunisia’s Islamist party and speaker of parliament said Tuesday that his party is working to form a “national front.”
3:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
AP Business - Economy Archive
The Economy
UPS earns $2.7 billion but volume dips as stores reopen
UPS had another strong quarter with shipments to homes continuing at a blistering pace, though revenue at home was a little weaker than some had expected
2:52PM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: Russia OKs test combo Sputnik, AstraZeneca shots
Russia’s health officials have given a go-ahead to testing a combination of the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot and the single-dose version of the domestically developed Sputnik V vaccine
10:13AM ( 8 hours ago )
Russia OKs testing combination of Sputnik, AstraZeneca shots
Russia’s health officials have given a go-ahead to testing a combination of the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot and the single-dose version of the domestically developed Sputnik V vaccine
9:54AM ( 8 hours ago )
AP Business - Corporate News Archive
Corporate News
China launches 6-month campaign to clean up apps
China's industry ministry has announced a 6-month campaign to clean up what it says are serious problems with internet apps violating consumer rights, cyber security and “disturbing market order."
2:54AM ( 1 day ago )
Agency pledges tough action to buttress 'right to repair'
Federal regulators are moving to give consumers freedom to repair their broken cellphones, computers, videogame consoles and even tractors themselves, or to use independent repair shops
5:14PM ( 6 days ago )
As COVID rises, a vexing hunt for nursing home vaccine stats
With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data that will help them pick the right facility for their loved one
3:48PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Business - Consumer News Archive
Consumer News
USDA unveils plan to help build small meat processing plants
The federal government is promising to spend $500 million to encourage the construction of smaller meat processing plants located closer to farmers who raise chickens, pigs and cows with the goal of diversifying the industry from the consolidation around large corporate owned processors
6:39PM ( 2 weeks ago )
General Mills dives deeper into the pet business
General Mills is diving further into the red-hot pet food market, acquiring Tyson Foods’ animal treat business for $1.2 billion in cash
11:39AM ( 2 months ago )
Tyson raising pay to keep up as US chicken demand soars
Tyson Foods says it’s raising wages to combat absenteeism and worker turnover at its plants as U.S. demand for chicken soars
7:06PM ( 2 months ago )
AP Business - Poultry & Egg Archive
Poultry & Egg Industry
Bitcoin jumps on speculation that Amazon considering crypto
Bitcoin’s price surged again Monday after speculation that Amazon may be entering the cryptocurrency sector after it posted a job seeking a “digital currency and blockchain product lead.”
7:43PM ( 23 hours ago )