Trump brand loses luster with affluent
NEW YORK (AP) — Event planner Beth Bernstein decided she had had enough with Donald Trump after his 2005 hot-mic boasts about groping women came to light earlier this month. She removed photos of weddings she had thrown at a Trump hotel in Chicago from her website, wrote to hotel staff to remove her from the list of "preferred vendors" and posted a sort of call to arms on her blog.
Stocks fall as earnings hit consumer names like Whirlpool
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slipping Tuesday as corporate earnings dominate the news and consumer companies like athletic apparel maker Under Armour and appliance maker Whirlpool absorb their largest losses in years. However strong results for household goods maker Procter & Gamble are sending its stock higher.
Despite warnings, extremely dangerous air bags not repaired
DETROIT (AP) — Owners of more than 300,000 Hondas have yet to get their air bags repaired, despite warnings from the automaker and regulators that the inflators have an extremely high chance of rupturing and causing injury or even death.
Missouri's American Royal horse exhibition moving to Kansas
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One of Kansas City's most venerable cultural institutions, the annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition, is moving to Kansas from Missouri, officials including Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday.
Muslim businessman accuses yacht club of discrimination
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Muslim businessman and his wife are suing a Connecticut yacht club on allegations club board members rejected their membership application because of their religion and falsely claimed they supported terrorism.