Mexican authorities have halted construction of a controversial exposition center for Chinese goods near the Caribbean resort Cancún, saying the planned site isn’t appropriate for the project because it is home to protected mangroves and birds.
VMware Inc.’s fourth-quarter profit fell slightly, offsetting a double-digit revenue increase, as the computer-server software pioneer reported higher costs associated with its stock-compensation program.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission cleared the merger of supermarket operators Safeway Inc. and Albertsons after the companies agreed to sell 168 stores to address the commission’s competition concerns.
Minnesota is among 13 states that slap some kind of tax on Social Security income. Some of those states, among them Connecticut and Montana, have separate calculations and/or income limits to determine taxable benefits.