December 24, 2020

CEO Pay Watch: Digi International's CEO earned $1.15M last fiscal year

Ron Konezny Digi International Inc. Chief executive officer Total compensation: $1,531,531 for the year ended Sept. 30. Salary: $454,962 Non-equity incentive pay: $239,631 Other compensation: […]
December 24, 2020

Melted fuel removal at Fukushima delayed by pandemic

TOKYO — Japan’s government and the operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant said Thursday that the removal of melted reactor fuel planned to start […]
December 24, 2020

Timeline of events in Britain's exit from the European Union

LONDON — A timeline of key events related to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union: Jan. 23, 2013: British Prime Minister David Cameron promises […]
December 24, 2020

Benchmark U.S. 30-year mortgage drops to record low 2.66%

WASHINGTON — U.S. long-term mortgage rates dropped this week to a record low for the 16th time in 2020, reflecting an economy hard hit by […]
December 24, 2020

The Latest: California 1st state to record 2M COVID-19 cases

LOS ANGELES — California has become the first U.S. state to record 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases. A tally by Johns Hopkins University on Thursday […]
December 23, 2020

Amazon inventory limits make it tough for merchants to meet demand

Marty Mickelson had hoped this holiday shopping season would catapult his new family-friendly card game, Hasty Baker, to major commercial success. Sales — nearly all […]
December 23, 2020

Hermantown halts some residential projects after community pushback

The Hermantown City Council has imposed a six-month moratorium on multi­family developments in parts of the city after residents pushed back on several proposed projects […]
December 23, 2020

Edging into Christmas Eve, EU and UK near Brexit trade deal

BRUSSELS — European Union and British negotiators inched their way to within touching distance of a trade deal early Thursday, raising hopes a chaotic economic […]
December 23, 2020

Minnesota regulators approve $750M Xcel wind power project

Minnesota regulators on Wednesday approved Xcel Energy’s $750 million wind farm “repowering” project, one of several proposals from the utility to help speed up the […]
December 23, 2020

Trump plan to curb drug costs dealt setback in court

WASHINGTON — A late-term maneuver by President Donald Trump to use lower drug prices paid overseas to limit some of Medicare’s own costs suffered a […]