Seven nations sign up to Hockey's G20 hub

Seven nations sign up to Hockey's G20 hub

AAP Treasurer Joe Hockey has signed up seven countries to join a global infrastructure hub based in Sydney. At the hub's first board meeting in Washington last week, Mr Hockey secured financial contributions ...

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  • Recalls this week: blowers, bike hooks, mattresses, toys Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    A line of bike hooks that can unexpectedly detach from their mounting are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other recalls include mattresses that failed flammability standards and truck and ...

  • Correction: Bird Flu story Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death of more than 2.5 million turkeys and chickens. The correct figure at the time was ...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies were down at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.08 or .2 percent, to $37.30. General Mills Inc. fell $.14 or .2 percent, to $56.09. Hormel Foods Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were down at the close of trading: General Electric Co. fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $27.25. Snap-On fell $1.97 or 1.3 percent, to $146.16. Stanley Works ...

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies were down at the close of trading: Clorox fell $1.10 or 1.0 percent, to $109.26. Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $.80 or 1.1 percent, to $69.28. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR fell $.88 or .7 percent, to $123.71. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.30 or .7 percent, to $40.30. Dr Pepper Snapple ...

  • Final Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top autos companies were mixed at the close of trading: Ford Motor Co. fell $.18 or 1.1 percent, to $15.76. General Motors Co. fell $.44 or 1.2 percent, to $36.64. Honda Motor Co. rose $.12 ...

  • Barbie shows signs of life as Mattel plots comeback Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    Barbie shows signs of life as Mattel plots comeback

    Things are finally looking up for Barbie. Mattel, the toy company behind the plastic dolls, said there were some signs of improving demand for Barbie ahead of its planned makeover of the brand, including ...

  • No. 1 egg-producing state aims to keep bird flu out Associated Press - 5 hours ago
    No. 1 egg-producing state aims to keep bird flu out

    The discovery of bird flu on an Iowa turkey farm has raised serious concerns that the poultry-killing virus could find its way into chicken barns in the nation's top egg-producing state and rapidly decimate ...

  • Ethan Allen Reschedules Fiscal Third Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call ACN Newswire - 8 hours ago

    Earnings Release and Conference Call Advanced to Thursday April 23, 2015 DANBURY, CT, April 17, 2015 (Globe Newswire) - Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) today announced that it will release its third ...