Allegations of neglect grip Arizona town after 22 dogs die at kennel

GILBERT, ARIZ.—They had names like Snickers and Zoey, Maci and Buick. They were golden retrievers, beagles, Shih Tzus — dogs coddled by owners reluctant to […]

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Toronto celebrates No-Fun Awareness Week: Mallick

2014 has been a year of triumph, if one goes by the City of Toronto’s proclamations calendar, which I do because I love every specially […]

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Emerson CEO says lower tax rate would spur $2 billion investment

Probably because it’s election day, the conversation shifted from business to politics while analysts had Emerson executives on the phone to discuss the manufacturing conglomerate’s […]

Publicis to buy Sapient for $3.7 billion

PARIS • French advertising group Publicis says it’s agreed a $3.7 billion deal to buy Boston-based marketing, communications and consulting firm Sapient.
Publicis says in a statement […]

Fed will likely signal no rate hike anytime soon

WASHINGTON • The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn’t fully healthy.
Yet when the […]

Right-leaning charities escape tax audits, Broadbent Institute says

OTTAWA—A left-leaning think tank is raising new questions about the possibility of political interference in audits of charities.
The Broadbent Institute says a review of financial […]

Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

NEW YORK (AP) — Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?
Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and […]

China approves Universal theme park in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — China has approved the development of a $3.3 billion Universal theme park in Beijing that would be the first major foreign-owned theme […]

Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend?

SAN FRANCISCO • Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now […]

Manufacturing in U.S. Cools as Factories Settle Into More Sustainable Expansion - Bloomberg

Manufacturing (NAPMPMI) cooled in September following the strongest rate of growth in three years as U.S. factories settled into a more sustainable expansion that will […]