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Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

Jun. 26, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem. In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped. But as world leaders descend on Osaka for the...

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy

Jun. 11, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Authorities released the names Tuesday of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves. The Newton County Sheriff's Office said officers...

Hudson's Bay executive leads bid to take retailer private

Jun. 10, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of shareholders of Saks Fifth Avenue's parent has made a cash offer to take the struggling department store chain private. The offer, announced Monday, is being led by Hudson's Bay Executive Chairman Richard Baker, Rhone Capital LLC, WeWork Property Advisors, Hanover Investment SA...

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm

Jun. 5, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Retailers began pulling Fairlife products from their shelves Wednesday as police investigated alleged animal abuse after an animal rights group released graphic video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm that's a popular destination for school...

The Latest: Video spurs 3 retailers to pull Fairlife items

Jun. 5, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on an animal rights group's video of showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an Indiana dairy farm. (all times local): 4:20 p.m. At least three retailers are pulling Fairlife products from their shelves after an animal rights group released video showing...

Asian shares mixed, trade worries continue on Trump tariffs

May. 30, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday as trade worries continued after President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on imports from Mexico. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dipped 0.7% in early trading to 20,796.38, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched down 0.1% to 6,383.70. South Korea's...

PVH and Movado slide while Burlington and DSW rise

May. 30, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: PVH Corp., down $14.76 to $84.49 The owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands cut its full-year profit forecast, citing soft sales in the U.S. and China. Palo Alto Networks Inc., down $11.02 to $204.30 The security software maker issued a...