McPlunge: McDonald's sales worst in decade

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), the world’s largest restaurant chain, posted the worst same-store sales decline in more than a decade, hurt by sluggish demand in the U.S. more…

9/11 report could sink possible GOP presidential candidate

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_1212625" align="aligncenter" width="496"] Sept. 11, 2001[/caption] WASHINGTON – Innocent people jumping out of windows hundreds of feet to their certain deaths on live television. Skyscrapers falling. The more…

Restaurant bans ketchup for anyone over 10

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="B0MHk2cDrRNpEgXgi9dkav_HUHPo7hvK" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNBC) — You want ketchup on that burger? Sorry, not allowed. At Mad Fresh Bistro in Fort Myers, Florida, chef and owner Xavier Duclos is more…

Stocks fall, energy sector hit by oil's drop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks mostly declined on Monday, with energy producers leading losses on oil's drop to a multi-month low, as investors retreated after a fifth week of more…

Amazon cuts price of Fire smartphone to 99 cents

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Amazon plans to sell its Fire smartphone for 99 cents—when purchased with a two-year contract—as the company looks to compete against industry leaders in the high-end more…

Divorce industry made this city a destination

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — For nearly six decades, Reno was known as the divorce capital of the world because of liberal divorce laws that drew hundreds of thousands of more…

Box office lowest level in 13 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Walt Disney Co. (DIS)’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” again led the box office as movie ticket sales tumbled to the lowest level in 13 years during more…

America's highest-paid female CEO born a man

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The highest-paid female CEO in America used to be a man. Martine Rothblatt, 59 — who founded the $5 billion pharmaceutical firm United Therapeutics and more…