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Kendall Jenner helps Adidas US sales pass Air Jordan

OMG, did Kendall Jenner just give the business to Michael Jordan? Less than four months after the 21-year old model officially signed on to promote the Adidas brand, the German...

Military budget would swell under Senate bill

U.S. military spending would swell under bill passed by Senate....

Qatar is unfazed by the Arab blockade

Qatar’s resilience in the face of months of economic and diplomatic ostracization echoes in the ears of Saudi Arabia....

As Trump moves to remake government, IT contractors jockey for position

Herndon-based IT contractor ManTech is spending $180 million to acquire InfoZen....

Senate poised to pass $700 billion defense policy bill

The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that calls for a $700 billion Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response to North Korea's hostility and refuses...

REPORT: Saudi Arabia may raise petrol prices by 80% this year — to just under 30p per litre

The country has been forced to cut spending and diversify away from its oil-reliant economy as market prices sink....

Cleveland's rich industrial past inspired the arts: PD 175 (historic photos)

Cleveland was once the fifth largest American city, and one of the wealthiest. That legacy lives on in our world-class arts....

Homes for sale in Maryland Sept. 16-17

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday....

Galveston area's Gilhooley's claims a spot on GQ Magazine list

Longtime Bay Area restaurant Gilhooley's claimed a spot on GQ Magazine's The 24 Best Restaurants in the Most Unexpected Places list....

Direct international flights are Miami’s pipeline to new real estate buyers

We’re in the midst of a new wave of direct transcontinental flights, creating fresh feeder markets to Greater Miami....

Robert Reich: Trump and the Tea Party are at odds over tax cuts

You can’t give the rich and corporations a big cut and also reduce the deficit. Unless you borrow....

Former Laker Derek Fisher scores a $6-million home sale in Hidden Hills

Former Lakers guard Derek Fisher has sold his home in Hidden Hils for $5.95 million....

This Is the Crazy Tax Math Trump Must Master, Fast

Congress may have to resort to some slick budget tricks to get the job done—or half done—by the end of the year. These are a few of them....

Saudi Arabia’s Economic Overhaul Claims a Victim

The crown prince is shaking up business to wean the kingdom off oil. The first casualty is Saudi Oger, one of the country’s biggest builders....

Kevin McCarthy: Conservatives need to support the budget to get to tax reform

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Thursday that the budget needs to be passed before Congress will start on tax reform....

OkCupid promotes Planned Parenthood five times in two days on company’s Facebook page

On its company website, OkCupid touts itself as a dating app where “everyone’s welcome.” But given the company’s recently promotion of and fundraising for Planned Parenthood,...

It’s official: Hornets are bringing back vintage pinstripes and pleats

It’s official: The Charlotte Hornets are bringing back the vintage pinstripes and pleats made popular in the 1980s....

100 Days of the Big Gulf Feud: Now Pick Sides

As the region divides over Qatar, keeping friends might also mean making enemies....

Saudi Arabia is waking up with a post-oil hangover

It’s easy to be optimistic about the economy if you live in a resource-rich country with a “golden goose” everyone wants to buy. Jobs are created, people can afford homes,...

Moody's: Qatar crisis a negative for all countries involved

Moody's Investors Service says the three-month-old diplomatic dispute between Qatar and other Arab states has created uncertainty across the Gulf region and is...

Toomey, Thune, Manchin at bipartisan Trump dinner say there are areas of agreement on tax reform

Three senators who attended Tuesday’s bipartisan dinner with President Trump on Wednesday said there are areas on tax reform where the two parties can agree....

Goodbye Cassini: Saturn spacecraft gets funny opera send-off

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is getting a grand but hilarious opera send-off before it plunges through Saturn’s atmosphere and vaporizes Friday....

Newark property developer, philanthropist Jerome Gottesman dies at 87

Jerry Gottesman was the chairman and co-founder of Edison Properties....

Ohio congressional delegation asks Trump administration to intervene in international airline fight

Ohio members of Congress want the Trump administration to examine whether government subsidized airlines in Qatar and United Arab Emirates have hurt U.S. airlines....

OPEC production is said to shrink in August

OPEC's estimate of its oil production is expected to show a decrease in August from July as the group's biggest member Saudi Arabia pared output, according to a person familiar...

Power to South Florida homes, businesses could be restored by end of weekend

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, power is coming back online —slowly — in South Florida and could be restored to all or most by the end of the weekend, FPL said....

Oil prices dip as traders assess U.S. hurricane impact

SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices edged down in......

What's on show at controversial arms fair?

Arms trades won't actually be taking place on the floor of the conference, but this is what the defence companies are selling....

Route One Apparel and Sterling Forever, whose owners are dating, buy a building together

Mixing business and pleasure, Route One Apparel and Sterling Forever, whose owners are dating, jointly acquired a 14,000-square-foot office and warehouse building in Towson....

Homes for sale in Maryland Sept. 9-10

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday....

After devastating fire, pretzel shop to re-open as ice cream parlor

Mark Rossi will re-open A Taste of Philly in West Deptford on Friday after its Woodbury location closed following a 2014 fire....

Ohio members of House Freedom Caucus impatient with slow reform pace

Peeved by the slow pace of promised reforms now that the White House and Congress are all under Republican control, members of the House Freedom Caucus hope that details of a...

Fed vice chair to step down in mid-October as vacancies mount

Stanley Fischer, 73, was appointed to the Fed by President Barack Obama in 2014 to a term as vice chair that would have expired in June 2018....

Fed Vice Chair Fischer to resign for ‘personal reasons’

His unexpected departure adds to a leadership vacuum at the top of the Fed as it navigates a difficult path...

Turn over a new leaf: Chase that autumn foliage on foot

Autumn in New England can sometimes seem gorgeous enough to stop your heart, but pursuing that foliage on foot is a great way to keep it healthy and beating strong....

Leadership gap at Fed

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer will resign next month for personal reasons, leaving a fourth vacancy on the seven-member Fed governing board.Fischer is...

Does the New York Times best selling books list discriminate against conservative titles?

Regnery alleges the paper often and increasingly underestimates the sales of their authors....

Gap will focus on Old Navy and Athleta, shutting 200 Gap and Banana Republic stores

Gap Inc. is shifting its focus to its growing brands Old Navy and Athleta and away from its Banana Republic and namesake Gap brands. The company said it will close about 200 Gap...

How a potato chip entrepreneur in Lebanon became a big supporter of L.A. tech start-ups

Michael Daher and his son, Mark Daher, have invested in dozens of well-known start-ups and funds in the L.A. region....

Stanley Fischer, a Class Act, Is Resigning from the Fed

Born in Zambia, Fischer taught some of today's most famous economists and later headed Israel's central bank....