<![CDATA[National & International Business News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST National & International 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Samsung's profit surges to 2-year high on Galaxy phone sales http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92245612.html#storylink=rss Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers snapped up its Galaxy smartphones in signs of a revival in its mobile phone business.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:41:01 CDT By YOUKYUNG LEE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92245612.html
Hiroshima unhappy atomic-bomb park is 'Pokemon Go' site http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article92071142.html#storylink=rss "Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:21:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article92071142.html
Facebook is pushing more people to an app they didn't choose http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92233652.html#storylink=rss Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:16:06 CDT By MICHAEL LIEDTKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92233652.html
Anchor tenant in North Dakota drone park takes to the skies http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92188697.html#storylink=rss A major defense contractor and key player in the nation's first unmanned aircraft business and technology park is up and flying in North Dakota, much to the delight of state officials who have pumped millions of dollars into promoting drones.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:01:01 CDT By DAVE KOLPACK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92188697.html
Couple awarded $18M for SeaTac city govn't land grab scheme http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92198402.html#storylink=rss A couple who sued the city of SeaTac for scheming against their plan to open a park-and-fly garage near Seattle-Tacoma International airport have been awarded $18 million from a jury and a judge who harshly criticized city officials.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:46:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92198402.html
Cement manufacturer to reduce pollution from 5 plants http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92227167.html#storylink=rss A cement manufacturer has agreed to invest about $10 million to cut air pollution emissions at five of its plants in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Texas, federal officials said Wednesday.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:46:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92227167.html
More than $140M available to return to Oklahoma agencies http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92208582.html#storylink=rss Mid-year budget cuts ordered for Oklahoma agencies amid a revenue downturn earlier this year were deeper than necessary, resulting in $140.8 million in additional revenue that could be returned to state agencies or used to help fund a teacher pay raise, state finance officials announced on Wednesday.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:41:01 CDT By SEAN MURPHY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92208582.html
AP source: Coughlin to join NFL's operations staff http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92230357.html#storylink=rss Tom Coughlin will be joining the NFL's football operations staff, a person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:36:02 CDT By BARRY WILNER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92230357.html
Cowboys' Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92203762.html#storylink=rss Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn't expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:06:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92203762.html
Marriott International tops Street 2Q forecasts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92230337.html#storylink=rss Marriott International Inc. (MAR) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $247 million.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:00:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92230337.html
To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92227207.html#storylink=rss If you spend all day sitting on your rear end, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk — just make sure you can spare at least an hour.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:50:35 CDT By MARIA CHENG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92227207.html
Investment banker blames father at NY insider trading trial http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92123882.html#storylink=rss An investment banker defending himself against insider trading charges blamed his father Wednesday, saying through his lawyer that his father triggered over $1 million in illegal stock trades after hearing him talk about upcoming mergers and acquisitions.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:51:03 CDT By LARRY NEUMEISTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92123882.html
Amgen tops Street 2Q forecasts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92225712.html#storylink=rss Amgen Inc. (AMGN) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.87 billion.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:45:36 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92225712.html
5 cool things to do with Facebook Messenger http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92221677.html#storylink=rss You'd be wrong to think that Facebook's Messenger app is all about messaging.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:35:29 CDT By BARBARA ORTUTAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92221677.html
Business Highlights http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92221642.html#storylink=rss ---

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:35:27 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92221642.html
Whole Foods' sales fall again as competitors draw customers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92176152.html#storylink=rss Whole Foods saw a key sales figure fall for the fourth straight quarter as it fights to distinguish itself from a growing number of competitors that it says may offer "good enough" alternatives that are more convenient.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:31:06 CDT By CANDICE CHOI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92176152.html
Cities turn to local action to block oil trains http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92144367.html#storylink=rss As crude oil trains began rolling through its downtown a few years ago, Spokane was among the first cities to pass a resolution calling for stronger federal safety regulations.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:21:02 CDT By PHUONG LE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92144367.html
Backers of liquor law changes launch publicity campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92206422.html#storylink=rss Those behind a ballot measure that would overhaul Oklahoma's liquor laws by, among other things, allowing grocery stores and convenience stores to sell stronger beer and wine launched a publicity campaign Wednesday in an effort to build support before the November election.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:00:39 CDT By SEAN MURPHY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92206422.html
Vertex Pharmaceuticals reports 2Q loss http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92203782.html#storylink=rss Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $64.5 million in its second quarter.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:55:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92203782.html
US stocks edge mostly lower despite a big gain for Apple http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92093932.html#storylink=rss Stocks ended Wednesday's trading slightly lower as shares of energy companies and consumer goods makers outweighed gains in technology companies like Apple.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:51:03 CDT By KEN SWEET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92093932.html
Mercedes-Benz Vans breaks ground on $500M US plant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92070657.html#storylink=rss Prompted by growing North American demand for its vans, Mercedes-Benz Vans broke ground Wednesday on a new $500 million U.S. assembly plant in South Carolina.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:31:02 CDT By BRUCE SMITH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92070657.html
Facebook beats 2Q forecasts, user numbers grow, stock soars http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92186932.html#storylink=rss Facebook's stock is trading higher after the world's biggest social media company handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter, barreling ahead on mobile advertisements, user growth and the next frontier — video.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:20:36 CDT By BARBARA ORTUTAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92186932.html
Drug developer Kadmon skids following weak demand for IPO http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92139807.html#storylink=rss Shares of drug developer Kadmon Holdings tumbled Wednesday after its initial public offering priced far below the company's estimates.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:56:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article92139807.html
Diplomat incident avoided: Aussies get rooms at Rio Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92147977.html#storylink=rss A near-diplomatic incident — as Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes termed it — came to an end on Wednesday ahead of the Olympics.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:51:12 CDT By STEPHEN WADE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92147977.html
Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92093942.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:51:07 CDT By ERIC TUCKER and JACK GILLUM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92093942.html
Twitter and Akamai skid; Apple and Edwards climb http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92174422.html#storylink=rss Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:40:28 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92174422.html
Moody's: Atlantic City likely to default Monday without loan http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92162602.html#storylink=rss Atlantic City is likely to default on $3.4 million worth of debt — and become more likely to go bankrupt — if a loan promised by the state isn't received by Monday, a Wall Street firm said.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:32:03 CDT By WAYNE PARRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92162602.html
SABMiller suspends integration work for beer merger http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92156617.html#storylink=rss SABMiller has suspended work on integrating its operations with those of Anheuser-Busch InBev while it reviews AB InBev's sweetened bid, raising concern about completion of the 79 billion pound ($104 billion) takeover.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:31:07 CDT By DANICA KIRKA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92156617.html
Boeing posts rare quarterly loss, mulls phasing out 747 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92080632.html#storylink=rss Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:31:04 CDT By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92080632.html
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92170852.html#storylink=rss Stocks ended Wednesday's trading slightly lower as shares of energy companies and consumer goods makers outweighed gains in technology companies like Apple.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:30:52 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article92170852.html