Amazon shares soar 15% as earnings easily beat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Amazon shares spiked on Thursday after the company easily topped quarterly earnings and revenue estimates. The online retailer posted second-quarter profit of 19 cents per share on more…

Dow closes in red for year as 3M, CAT weigh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday as a deluge of mostly lackluster earnings pressured the major averages. ( Tweet This ) "I think in general the earnings more…

Iowa couple targeted by 'gays' to shut business

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="dsNXJkdjpTWVMIKZBm9w4ovdpiHfe911" player_id="40d9b99b682e4c5f990d970e4a0828cd"] Sen. Ted Cruz, who's winding his presidential campaign trail across a religious liberty platform, sat down with the Iowa Christian husband-wife team who were sued more…

Major U.S. city poised to implement Islamic law

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_1845605" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Seattle Mayor Ed Murray "wants to help Muslims" attain home ownership by offering Shariah-compliant loans.[/caption] While some cities in Texas and other Southern states more…

EU goes after Mickey Mouse, other big studios

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2253145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Disney has been hit with an antitrust suit.[/caption] The European Union on Thursday filed an antitrust suit against six American movie companies, including Disney more…

'Billions lost' from Keystone XL pipeline delay

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Weekly Standard) A new report by the American Action Forum, a center-right policy institute, details adverse economic consequences of the Keystone XL pipeline's delay. The report highlights billions more…