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business Comanche Chief Quanah Parkers Century-Old House Falling Apart

One of the most fascinating people in U.S. history was Quanah Parker, the last chief of the American Indian tribe, the Comanche. He was the son of a Comanche warrior and a white woman who had been captured by the Indians. Parker was a fierce warrior until the day in 1875 when he led his people to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and took on a new, peaceful life. Quanahs image remains strong among his people, but part of his heritage is in danger of disappearing. After giving up the warrior life and s

1 hour ago // The New York Times

business White House Will Review Auto Safety Regulator

The inquiry into the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes during a record year for recalls, in which the agencys role has been scrutinized by Congress.

1 hour ago // The New York Times

business E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations

The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement that was hoped to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2015.

2 hours ago // VOA

business Comanche Chief Quanah Parkers Century-Old House Falling Apart

One of the most fascinating people in U.S. history was Quanah Parker, the last chief of the American Indian tribe, the Comanche. He was the son of a Comanche warrior and a white woman who had been captured by the Indians. Parker was a fierce warrior until 1875 when he led his people to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and took on a new, peaceful life. As VOAs Greg Flakus reports from Cache, Oklahoma, Quanahs image remains strong among his people, but part of his heritage is in danger of disappearing.

2 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Investors Resume Rush for Stocks, but Fears Lurk

The stock market soared this week, reclaiming ground lost earlier in the month. But many investors worried that, with stock prices high and the world economy unsettled, this years succession of sudden dips and sharp recoveries may not be over.

2 hours ago // The Washington Post

business How some Gamergate supporters say the controversy could stop in one week

Last week, Iwrote about the Entertainment Software Association's reaction to "Gamergate" -- the months-long culture war over gender and ethics in the gaming industry. My Twitter feed was flooded with messages from thosewho said we'd been unfair in our coverage of the harassment offemale game developers and media critic A

2 hours ago // USA Today

business Google's Larry Page gives Sundar Pichai more power

Pichai will oversee executives in charge of search, maps, ads and commerce, Google+ and other areas.

2 hours ago // The New York Times

business DealBook: Chiquita Will Not Buy Fyffes, Clearing the Way for Its Own Takeover

Chiquita Brands said it was entering into talks with a group of Brazilian bidders offering about $680 million, a deal that is expected to be agreed on by Monday.

2 hours ago // The New York Times

business DealBook: Chiquita Will Not Buy Fyffes, Clearing the Way For Its Own Takeover

Chiquita Brands said it was entering into talks with a group of Brazilian bidders offering about $680 million, a deal that is expected to be agreed on by Monday.

3 hours ago // Reuters

business Maker of U.S. highway guardrails stops shipments over safety concerns

Oct 24 Reuters - Railcar maker Trinity Industries Inc said on Friday that it would stop shipping a highway guardrail system, after the U.S. government demanded earlier in the week that the company conduct more crash tests of the product.

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business New Homes' Problem: Price

The gap between the more expensive median price of newly built homes and that of resales has exceeded $70,000 for most of the economic recovery, the widest spread since the Commerce Department and the National Association of Realtors started tracking the figures in 1968.

3 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

business Congestion worsens at L.A.-Long Beach ports as holidays near

The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are experiencing a logistical nightmare as they struggle to ease a bottleneck that could undermine retailers' all-important holiday shopping season and threaten the competitiveness of the region's economic engine.

3 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

business L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate

Los Angeles has thrust itself into the center of one of the most contentious debates in modern economics what happens when you raise the minimum wage? as city leaders consider mandating $13.25 an hour.

3 hours ago // Reuters

business Look to energy names for global demand clues

NEW YORK Reuters - Slumping energy shares drove the recent U.S. stock market selloff more than any other major group, so investors are turning to next week's slate of earnings to see if the sector can pull itself out of the pit.

3 hours ago // The Province

business Gunman opens fire in high school, kills one student, wounds four others before turning weapon on himself

Three students are in 'very critical' condition and two are dead after a student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle

3 hours ago // The Province

business Swedish officials say mysterious vessel likely escaped as navy calls off search for suspected Russian submarine

Sweden has called off a week-long hunt for a suspected foreign vessel in the Stockholm archipelago, ending its biggest naval mobilization since the Cold War

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Toyota Confirms Sale of Part of Tesla Stake

Toyota said Friday it has sold some of its stake in Tesla Motors, days after German luxury car maker Daimler disclosed it had divested its Tesla shares for a sizable gain.

3 hours ago // VOA

business Expert Says Ebola Vaccine Development Takes Time

As early as 2003, researchers at the U.S. National Institutes of Health knew what made the Ebola virus tick, and animal experiments of candidate vaccines showed promise. The problem, according to infectious-disease specialist William Schaffner of Tennessee's Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, was a lack of funds to begin human clinical trials. Once you have the candidates, if you think they are going to work - for example, youve put them into a few monkeys or mice or dog

3 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

business Knott's Scary Farm guest alleges Halloween maze actors assaulted her

A guest at Knott's Berry Farm's annual Halloween event has sued the park, alleging she was sexually assaulted and battered by two characters in one of the mazes.

3 hours ago // The Guardian

business Investment firm pumps 125m into Monarch travel business

Greybull Capital has acquired a 90% stake and plans to focus on five UK airports and to cut its fleet of aircraft to 34 Continue reading...

3 hours ago // The Province

business Stephen Harper hid from Ottawa gunman in a cupboard without his security detail present

Stephen Harper, the Canadian prime minister, was bundled into a small closet by aides when a gunman stormed into parliament and hid there for nearly 15 minutes without his security detail. Harper was first reported to have been whisked away by his security team, but it has now emerged that he remained in a small cupboard while chaos reined in the hallway on the other side of the door.

3 hours ago // BBC

business Card firms 'fail' on rights advice

Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.

3 hours ago // The New York Times

business Producer of Highway Guardrails to Halt Sales

The move comes after regulators ordered more crash testing of the barriers, which have been banned in 13 states because of concerns that they can impale drivers.

3 hours ago // The New York Times

business Producer Of Highway Guardrails To Halt Sales

The move comes after regulators ordered more crash testing of the barriers, which have been banned in 13 states because of concerns that they can impale drivers.

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business P&G to Shed Duracell

P&G said it plans to exit its Duracell business, with plans to carve off the leading battery brand with $2 billion in global sales into a separate company. The plan was announced as P&G reported flat sales and a 34% profit drop for its fiscal first quarter.

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business DealBook: Shareholders of Banana Producer Chiquita Reject Tax-Inversion Deal, Clearing Way for Rival Bid

Chiquita Brands said it was entering into talks with a group of Brazilian bidders offering about $680 million, a deal that is expected to be agreed on by Monday.

4 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Not All Voters Inspired by Ukraine Election

Ukraines government is heralding Sundays election as a chance to usher in a more trustworthy, Western-oriented legislature. But some voters feel less than inspired, seeing the same old faces and political rot.

4 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business Spanish Banks Report Fall in Loan Volume

Caixabank and Bankia reported higher third-quarter net profit, but total loan volume was down in a sign that Spains economic recovery has yet to take hold for many borrowers.

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business BASF, an Industrial Pillar in Germany, Leans Abroad

The chemical giant has been investing more of its money and management energy in other countries, signaling a wider malaise in the German economy.

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business Cleaning House, P.&G. Plans Duracell Spinoff

After a weak first quarter, Procter & Gamble said it would get rid of about half of its portfolio of brands, including Duracell batteries.

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business Business Briefing: Italian Court Clears Designers of Tax Evasion

The court overturned two lower court convictions, bringing to an end a seven-year court battle for Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.

4 hours ago // The Province

business ISIS death threats and child beheadings force Vicar of Baghdad to flee Iraq

Asked whether ISIS could be reasoned with, Canon Andrew White said, ‘No.’ He added, ‘ISIS is driven by that passion that Iraq has gone very, very wrong’

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business Business Briefing: NBCUniversal to Settle Suit Over Unpaid Interns

NBCUniversal will pay $6.4 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by unpaid interns who worked on Saturday Night Live and other shows.

4 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business AT&T Risks Losing Prized Wireless Customers

AT&T is enjoying its lowest-ever churn rate, but is also facing an uncomfortable situation: up to 10 million of its most lucrative wireless customers may be free to walk out the door.

4 hours ago // The Times of India

business Fund-hit AI cracks whip on 4 pilots, to recover Rs 2cr

Surviving on tax-payers money, loss-making Air India has for the first time begun cracking the whip on pilots who fly very little but get paid a lot. The airline has slapped recovery of Rs 2 crore on four executive senior most pilots.

4 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

business U.S. to Name New Auto-Safety Chief

The Obama administration is close to naming a permanent top auto-safety regulator amid criticism of the agencys handling of large air-bag recall, which an administration official on Friday called suboptimal.