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  • Midday Glance: Railroad companies

    Shares of some top railroad companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: CSX rose $.13 or .4 percent, to $30.97. Canadian National Railway Co. rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $65.50. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $1.01 ...

  • iPhone 6 is already causing problems for Apple’s rivals – and it doesn’t even exist yet
    iPhone 6 is already causing problems for Apple’s rivals – and it doesn’t even exist yet

    We’ve read a number of analyses that paint a troubling picture for Apple’s rivals following the launch of its next-generation iPhone 6 smartphone and “iPhone Air” phablet. In a nutshell, industry watchers see a rocky road ahead for Android phone vendors as pent-up demand for larger iPhone models sends millions upon millions of smartphone buyers headed in Apple’s direction. According to a new report, however, the iPhone 6 is already causing some serious headaches for rival smartphone makers despite the fact that it won’t even exist for another couple of months. FROM EARLIER: Absolutely gorgeous images show the iPhone 6 like you’ve never seen it before According to unnamed supply chain sources speaking with Digitimes, Apple’s rivals are running into problems

  • Obama cuts line at famed Texas barbecue joint (but pays for lunch)
    Obama cuts line at famed Texas barbecue joint (but pays for lunch)

    President Obama made an unannounced stop at Austin's Franklin Barbecue and picked up a $300 tab for some hungry customers.

  • ‘Gamechanger’ in Middle East sends traders into gold
    ‘Gamechanger’ in Middle East sends traders into gold

    Jeff Kilburg of KKM Financial sees gold climbing higher as traders seek safety in the precious metal

  • CHILD STILL RESENTS PARENTS WHO SKIPPED GRADUATION

    DEAR ABBY: When I was a child, my parents skipped my elementary school graduation. For that matter, everyone did. My grandfather had just died, so Mom was mourning his loss. Fast-forward a few years -- nobody attended my junior high graduation, either. Granted, Mom had a couple of stitches in her nose because my brother had accidentally hit her with a golf club the week before. Well, my younger siblings just graduated from elementary school, and my parents have again skipped the event due to their work schedules. A mix of emotions is resurfacing for me. I'm angry and frustrated. ...

  • Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day
    Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza rocket fire struck a gas station and set it ablaze Friday in southern Israel, seriously wounding one person as rocket fire also came from Lebanon for the first time in the four-day offensive.

  • 3 reasons to ignore all these 'correction' calls
    3 reasons to ignore all these 'correction' calls

    Stocks set record highs last week and just days later after some rough waters here come the Pundits of Doom. Here's why you should ignore them.

  • Owner comes forward to claim dog found with 'Free,' 'I Need a Home' written on it

    The owner of an abandoned dog that was found with the words "Free" and "I Need a Home" written on it last week has come forward to claim her pet.

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