October 28, 2020

60 charged in $300M phone scam targeting elderly victims

MINNEAPOLIS — Sixty people have been charged in a widespread magazine telemarketing scam that authorities say netted $300 million from more than 150,000 elderly and […]
October 28, 2020

Stock rout deepens as S&P 500 drops 2.5%, Dow down 700

NEW YORK — Stocks around the world are tumbling Wednesday on worries the worsening pandemic will mean more restrictions on businesses and drag down the […]
October 28, 2020

City Pages is closing, ending the era of alternative weeklies in Twin Cities

City Pages, the free weekly newspaper that chronicled Twin Cities culture and politics for 41 years, will stop publishing and close immediately, owner Star Tribune […]
October 28, 2020

Downtown Minneapolis tower RBC Gateway already has 17 of 37 stories built

High above Hennepin Avenue, harnessed construction workers in yellow vests scrambled as a towering United Properties crane hoisted giant ceiling partitions up 17 floors, swung […]
October 28, 2020

Harley-Davidson jumps into electric bicycle market

MILWAUKEE — Iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is jumping into the hot market for electric bicycles. The Milwaukee-based company has unveiled a new brand known as […]
October 28, 2020

Microsoft says Iranian hackers targeted conference attendees

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft says Iranian hackers have posed as conference organizers in Germany and Saudi Arabia in an attempt to break into the email […]
October 28, 2020

VW recalls Jettas to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires

DETROIT — Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. The recall […]
October 28, 2020

Italian regulator investigates Google over digital ads

ROME — Italian regulators opened an investigation Wednesday into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant role in the country’s online ad market, adding to […]
October 28, 2020

Norfolk Southern's 3Q profit down 13% as railroad hauls less

OMAHA, Neb. — Norfolk Southern’s third-quarter profit fell more than 13% as the railroad delivered fewer shipments and the results were weighed down by a […]
October 28, 2020

General Electric's 3Q adjusted profit surprises Wall Street

General Electric narrowed its losses in its third quarter as it trimmed expenses and managed to post an adjusted profit that surprised Wall Street. GE […]