Archive for October, 2013

Ariad suspends sales of cancer pill Iclusig

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariad Pharmaceuticals is suspending sales of its leukemia drug Iclusig because of concerns that patients could suffer from blood clots. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Kraft to remove artificial dyes from 3 products

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft plans to remove artificial dyes from three macaroni and cheese varieties that come in kid-friendly shapes, a move that comes as people increasingly reach for foods they feel are natural. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Essent Group surges in debut on the NYSE

NEW YORK (AP) — Essent Group’s stock soared in its first day as a publicly traded company Thursday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Wyo.-based wilderness academy sued over 2011 death

LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — The mother of a Minnesota man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a well-known Wyoming-based wilderness training academy. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

3 bikini baristas arrested at Wash. coffee stand

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Police say the service at a bikini espresso stand in Washington state was too hot. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

FAA OKs air passengers using gadgets on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will be able to use their electronic devices gate-to-gate to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not talk on their cellphones — under much-anticipated new guidelines issued Thursday by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Wal-Mart reinstates disabled Colo. greeter

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Wal-Mart is giving a disabled Colorado man his job back after he was fired as a store greeter for clocking in late after lunches. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Young entrepreneur shaping the state's pot business

Alex Cooley is the first legally-permitted pot grower in Seattle. Cooley is quickly gaining a reputation of being a clean cut, quality businessman who is overly picky about the dispensaries he works with. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Native American representatives, NFL meet about Redskins name

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Evans, Johnson lead Sounders over Rapids 2-0

Brad Evans blasted in a hard shot late in the 28th minute, and Eddie Johnson added an insurance goal during second-half stoppage time to give the Sounders a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids in an MLS knockout playoff game Wednesday night. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites