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Archive for July 20th, 2012

  • 'Three Cups' charity expands board in settlement

    July 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 15, 2009 file photo released by Department of Defense, “Three Cups of Tea” co-author Greg Mortenson, left, shows the locations of future village schools to U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of...

  • Yahoo CEO Mayer's pay package worth more than $59M

    July 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Monday, April 19, 2010 file photo, Google vice president of search products and user experience, Marissa Mayer, attends the 2010 Matrix Awards presented by the New York Women in Communications at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Yahoo...

  • Microsoft reports first loss as public company

    July 20, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this Monday, June 18, 2012, file photo, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer comments on the Windows 8 operating system before unveiling its new Surface, a tablet computer to compete with Apple’s iPad at Hollywood’s Milk Studios in Los Angeles....

  • Barge sinks in Lake Huron, spilling diesel fuel

    July 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Part of a 110-foot commercial dredge, the Arthur J, can still be seen above the waters of Lake Huron after it sunk about 2 miles off of Lakeport, Michigan, spilling an unknown amount of diesel fuel, early Thursday morning, July 19, 2012. The barge was...

  • Google's 2Q earnings rise as clicks on ads soar

    July 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Thursday, April 12, 2012, photo, a Google logo is displayed at the headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Thursday, July 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) SAN...

  • Military spending fight hits foreign oil, biofuel

    July 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday, July 18, 2012, U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus answers a question during a press conference aboard the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier. The U.S. Navy is using its Rim of the Pacific exercises to test whether aircraft and sea vessels...

  • NY insider trading witness gets 2 years' probation

    July 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Anil Kumar, a former financial consultant-turned-government witness, leaves Federal Court in New York, Thursday, July 19, 2012. Kumar was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation after prosecutors credited him with helping convict a pair of Wall Street...

  • Argentina sees grains windfall from US drought

    July 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Saturday, July 14, 2012 photo, trucker Miguel Gospodneich, slightly obscured by grain dust, watches as soybeans shoot from the shaft of a grain harvester into his truck to be transported for sale, near Pergamino, Argentina. Record soy prices due to...

  • Texas GOP leaders vow to keep fighting feds

    July 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    T. Boone Pickens smiles as he speaks during the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute Irving Energy Summit Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Irving, Texas. The TCCRI has held meetings throughout the state to discuss developing Texas’ natural...

  • Marker to be dedicated for potter Maria Martinez

    July 20, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SAN ILDEFONSO PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — Six generations of Maria Martinez’s family will be celebrating the dedication of a historical marker in honor of the famed San Ildefonso Pueblo potter. The dedication ceremony is planned for Friday morning along state...