Amazon goes blue collar in bid for contractors Amazon is the latest in a long list of players to offer online home-maintenance services. Will it be good enough to hammer the competition?
| By: By Elaine Pofeldt, special to CNBC.com
Kudlow: Here's what the GOP needs On the eve of the GOP primaries, here's the big question: What must we do to restore America's long-term economic-growth performance?
| By: Larry Kudlow
UPDATE 1-U.S. official 'fairly confident' of more FIFA indictments -NYT WASHINGTON, May 29- A senior U.S. Internal Revenue Service official said on Friday he is "fairly confident" there will be another round of indictments in the criminal investigation into alleged corruption within soccer's governing body, FIFA, the New York Times reported. "I'm fairly confident that we will have another round of indictments," Richard Weber, the chief...
Cramer: What's driving defense? Cramer says that even though President Obama has made it clear the US can no longer be the world's policeman, the country can become the world's arms dealer. Profiting from defense spending.
UPDATE 5-Canada's justice minister quits in blow to PM Harper STELLARTON, Nova Scotia, May 29- Canadian Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced his resignation on Friday, the second shock departure from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet this year, just months ahead of a tough election for the governing Conservatives. "It's a perception issue now for Harper," said University of Calgary political science professor...
| By: Darren Pitman
UPDATE 1-U.S. judge reserves judgment on broadening Argentina debt ruling *Argentina says adding claims increases obligation by $5.2 bln. *Argentina says nation would be put at unacceptable level of risk. May 29- Argentina urged a U.S. judge on Friday to not expand by another $5.4 billion the amount it must pay holders of defaulted debt before it can pay the majority of its creditors who participated in two rounds of sovereign...
| By: Daniel Bases
UPDATE 3-U.S. biofuel rules seek compromise, but industries vow fight The Environmental Protection Agency raised its previous targets for the amount of biofuels to be mixed into motor fuel for the three years to 2016. As expected, the proposed goal was short of the aggressive targets set by Congress in a 2007 law. The EPA proposal was a year and a half behind schedule and followed years of uncertainty over the Renewable Fuel...
| By: Chris Prentice
UPDATE 1-Bristol's Opdivo cuts risk of lung cancer death for some Chicago May 29- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's drug, Opdivo, improved survival in a trial of patients with the most common form of lung cancer, but it did not work in patients who tested negative for a specific protein in their tumors, leading to a nearly 7 percent sell-off in the company's shares on Friday. The Bristol drug was approved by U.S. regulators in December to...
| By: Deena Beasley