MENU

Archive for December 8th, 2012

  • Canada OKs CNOOC’s takeover bid for Nexen

    December 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivers a statement regarding the federal government review of the $15.1-billion takeover of Nexen Inc. by China’s CNOOC Ltd. and the $6-billion takeover of Progress by Malaysia’s Petronas, Friday Dec. 7,...

  • UN climate talks go into overtime in Qatar

    December 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Local and international activists march inside a conference center under a giant statue of a spider to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. A dispute over money clouded U.N. climate...

  • Man in 30s bought 2nd winning Powerball ticket

    December 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Arizona Lottery Director of Budget, Products and Communications Karen Bach speaks as Arizona Lottery Executive Director Jeff Hatch-Miller, right, listens during a news conference Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Lottery held the news conference...

  • Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary

    December 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Dick Werner, center, salutes Patriot Guard Riders and an assortment of his fellow veterans after being introduced during a Pearl Harbor Day memorial remembrance ceremony Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 in St. George, Utah....

  • Obama asks Congress for $60.4B in Sandy aid

    December 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question during a news confernce in Trenton, N.J., Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Christie said Friday that residents of Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties whose homes were damaged in Superstorm Sandy...

  • Boehner: No progress in fiscal cliff talks

    December 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the media after eating lunch with middle class tax-payers including, from left, Anne Marie Munos of Falls Church, Va., Mossi Tull, of Washington, and David Waugh, of Bethesda, Md., Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Metro 29 diner...

  • UK hospital: Nurse involved in Kate hoax call dies

    December 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE- In this Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Britain’s Prince William stand next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge as she leaves the King Edward VII hospital in central London. Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their first child,...

  • US job gains defy Sandy and fears of fiscal cliff

    December 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 photo, a couple shops for groceries by flashlight in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York, following a loss of power due to Superstorm Sandy. The U.S. economy added a solid 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell...