Company says it needs to protect replacement workers from harassment. As the strike by about 40,000 workers at Verizon Communications enters its seventh week, the two sides are increasingly facing off in court over alleged misbehavior by picketers.
WASHINGTON U.S. economic growth slowed in the first quarter although not as sharply as initially thought, as a surge in home building and steady inventory accumulation partially offset the impact of modest consumer spending and soft business investment.
U.S. stocks made small gains Friday morning as banks and consumer products companies traded higher. Beauty products retailer Ulta jumped after it reported strong first-quarter results and raised its projections for the year.
A statewide map released by the Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday showed employment rates for each of the state's counties in April.
NEW YORK The U.S. dollar and world stock indexes edged higher on Friday ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could provide new signals on the timing of a U.S.