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Stocks edge higher on earnings gains; Apple up - Lompoc Record
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are finishing slightly higher, led by the technology sector after Apple reported a big earnings gain. Apple also announced a stock split, a dividend increase and a larger share repurchase program. The stock gained 8 percent.
Cabrera, Scherzer lead Tigers over White Sox 7-4 - Lompoc Record
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera drove in three runs, Max Scherzer struck out 10 and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Thursday. Cabrera hit a pair of two-out singles for his RBIs. Scherzer (2-1) allowed two runs and seven hits in six innings.
Microsoft 3Q earnings beat Street expectations - Lompoc Record
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. posted flat revenue and a decline in net income for the fiscal third quarter. The results still beat analyst expectations. Net income in the quarter through March 31 came to $5.66 billion, or 68 cents per share, down ...
Gang leader gets life in US consulate slayings - Lompoc Record
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Mexican gang leader has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the 2010 slayings in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, of a U.S. consulate employee, her husband and the husband of another employee. Prosecutors say ...
Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit - Lompoc Record
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another. The agreement announced ...
Government to review Northwestern bid to unionize - Lompoc Record
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has granted Northwestern University's request that it review its ruling that football players at the university are essentially employees of the school with full collective bargaining rights.
Sands 1Q profit beats predictions thanks to Macau - Lompoc Record
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. says its first-quarter net income rose 36 percent due to a strong performance in Macau. Billionaire CEO Sheldon Adelson says the company delivered growth in every sector of business in Macau, the only ...
Kosar believes he's off TV for slurred speech - Lompoc Record
CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he's been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster. Kosar has been removed as a color commentator for Cleveland's preseason games by the team. The Browns said Wednesday night he was being ...
How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday - Lompoc Record
The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar. The gains were modest, however, as investors turned their eyes back to Russia and ...
Yankees' Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar - Lompoc Record
BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended for 10 games for using pine tar to help him grip the ball. The commissioner's office announced the penalty Thursday. Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night's loss at Boston after ...