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Updated 2 hours ago
Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls
NEW YORK — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC’s hit series “Breaking Bad” after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.

Updated 3 hours ago
Daimler sells stake in Tesla
Daimler AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million.

Updated 5 hours ago
McDonald's key sales figure down again
NEW YORK — Times are getting leaner for McDonald’s.

Updated 5 hours ago
U.S. stocks make big jump
NEW YORK — The stock market had its best day of the year as investors applauded solid earnings from U.S. companies and economic growth in China.


Updated 7 hours ago
Unemployment rates fall in 31 states
WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the Nov. 4 elections.

Published 8 hours ago
China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years
BEIJING — China’s economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter, raising concerns of a spillover effect on the global economy but falling roughly in line with Chinese leaders’ plans for a controlled slowdown.

Published 9 hours ago
Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear
BALTIMORE — Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of new orders from U.S. hospitals, with at least one doubling its staff and still facing a weekslong backlog. Many hospitals say they already have the proper equipment in place but are

Updated 11 hours ago
City, county jobless rates improving
The unemployment rates for both Toledo and Lucas County improved slightly in September, according to estimates from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Toledo’s rate dropped from 6.3 percent in August to 6.1 percent in September. The county’s rate fell from 5.8 percent to 5.6 percent.