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  • U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges

    U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African leaders on Tuesday called for a deeper economic relationship with the United States, hailing investment pledges totaling more than $17 billion at a Washington summit as a fresh step in the right direction. U.S. and...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (856 pages, $37.50) "The Invisible Bridge" is the third beefy volume in Perlstein's chronicle...
  • Hansen: Rearview planning paralyzes Laguna

     Hansen: Rearview planning paralyzes Laguna
    A long time ago Dennis Myers learned a valuable lesson while working for Jack Welch at General Electric: You can't drive forward while looking in the rearview mirror. Unfortunately, Myers, 75, could never apply that lesson while he was volunteering...
  • After Skewering Commercials For Decades, 'Saturday Night Live' Starts To Embrace Them

    After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones. Broadway Video, the production company behind...
  • Makeup artist makes a name in film and at home

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Makeup artist Heather Richardson is always on the go. One week, she's in Asheville, working on the set of the movie "Loomis Fargo Heist." Another week, she's in Charlotte, helping clients at her studio figure out which blush color best...
  • Efficiency, Quality Gains Put AeroCision on Upward Flight Path

    Efficiency, Quality Gains Put AeroCision on Upward Flight Path
    CHESTER — The power of Boeing to insist on lower prices by its supply chain is so great that the Federal Reserve mentioned it as a factor in the Northeast's regional economy. Even for suppliers who don't directly sell to the Boeing or Airbus...
  • Siemens necesita más tiempo para enmendar su negocio energético: presidente ejecutivo

    FRÁNCFORT (Reuters) - Siemens AG necesitará más tiempo para resolver los problemas en su negocio de energía que han afectado sus ganancias, dijo su presidente ejecutivo el jueves, en una señal a los inversores de que tendrán que ser pacientes. La...
  • Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant

    Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant
    Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable would give the Philadelphia company nearly 30 million cable TV and high-speed Internet subscribers. The merger would consolidate Comcast's information pipeline serving the East and West coasts. Here...
  • Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show

    Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show
    A seal issue caused the engine failure that kept the Bombardier CSeries jet from its debut at this week's Farnborough Airshow in England, a Pratt & Whitney official said. "The issue is a seal problem in the oil system. The fan-drive gear system is rock...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: June leading indicators, preliminary University of Michigan sentiment for July Local earnings: None Other earnings: General Electric Co., Honeywell International Inc., Johnson Controls Inc.,  and others
  • GE Profit Rises 13%, Expects Retail Finance IPO By End Of July

    General Electric Co. reported a 13 percent jump in quarterly net income Friday on improved sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment, and said it was targeting the initial public offering of its private-label credit-card business for the end of...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...