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Cops shot in Ferguson

...seriously discuss."The acting head of the Justice Department's civil rights division released a statement saying the U.S. government remains committed to reaching a "court-enforceable agreement" to address Ferguson's "unconstitutional practices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/2-cops-shot-ferguson
Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman to miss 2015 season after tearing ACL in left knee

...adviser to general manager Brian Cashman. CUBAN TALKS: Rob Manfred says Major League Baseball is talking with the U.S. government about playing exhibition games in Cuba.President Barack Obama said in December the U.S. was re-establishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-10/blue-jays-marcus-stroman
Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

...devices for approximately $1.94 billion.In the U.S. government report, the dip in consumer spending in January was...American Express.In the bond market, prices for U.S. government bonds fell, pushing yields up. The yield on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/nasdaq-5000-index-passes-d
Obama goals unrealistic

...Socialist voters would not be attracted by reducing the national debt, the trade deficit and the size and cost of the U.S. government. Obama and Axelrod knew these issues could be overcome by White House press releases and manipulation of data in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-25/obama-goals-unrealistic
AbbVie to buy leukemia drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21B

...The offer comes a few months after AbbVie scuttled a $55 billion deal to buy another drugmaker, Shire, after the U.S. government created new limitations on the tax benefits of reincorporating overseas. AbbVie would have reincorporated on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-05/abbvie-buy-leukemia-drugma
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

RICHMOND, Va. - The U.S. government will fine Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate in an investigation of faulty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
S&P paying $1.38B to settle charges over crisis-era ratings

...mortgage meltdown. But that doesn't mean it can't happen again.S&P's settlement announced Tuesday with the U.S. government, 19 states and the District of Columbia marks a public chastening of a major credit rating agency accused of knowingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-03/sp-paying-138b-settle-char
US stocks fall on dismal retail report and a slow growth outlook; Investors flee to bonds

...growth is stalling, pushing the price of copper to a five-year low, and they piled into German, British and U.S. government bonds. The yield on the 30-year U.S. Treasury fell to its lowest on record."We haven't seen volatility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-14/us-stocks-fall-dismal-reta
2015 Toyota Yaris is revamped, gets more safety features

...For 2015, the Yaris arrives with nine air bags. Still, it earned only four out of five stars, overall, in U.S. government crash testing.The starting price, including destination charge, of $15,670 is for a base, 2015 three-door...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-01-29/2015-toyota-yaris-revamped-ge
Cubans draw MLB scouts to Puerto Rico for Caribbean Series

...Also on Tuesday, Major League Baseball eliminated its requirement that Cuban players obtain a license from the U.S. government before they are eligible to sign with big league teams.The decision could speed the negotiating process for Yoan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-03/cubans-draw-mlb-scouts-p