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  • One Direction to the rescue with mom-friendly LP

    November 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This CD cover image released by Sony shows “Midnight Memories,” by One Direction. (AP Photo/Sony) One Direction, “Midnight Memories” (Columbia) What’s the mother of the average American tween to do as the holidays approach? Miley...

  • Philippine economy expands 7 percent in 3Q

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A typhoon survivor drives past a sign along a highway in Palo township, Leyte province in central Philippines at sunrise Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country’s eastern seaboard Nov. 8,Â...

  • Japan leads Asian markets higher on yen weakness

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Japanese stocks jumped on Thursday as the yen lingered near a six month low, leading a broader advance by Asian markets after U.S. benchmarks rose to record...

  • Latest injury to Rose could be blow to Adidas, too

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose breaks down and cries during a news conference unveiling his new shoe the Adidas D Rose 3 in Chicago. With Rose out for the season, industry experts say Adidas may need to...

  • Mississippi River reopens to traffic after sinking

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This aerial photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a partially sunken towboat that spilled oil into the Mississippi River in LeClaire, Iowa. Of an estimated 1,800 gallons of diesel fuel and oil that has spilled from the towboat, at least...

  • Photo released to aid search for Mich. bank robber

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo released by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office shows a man wanted for questioning in the robbery of a KeyBank branch on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Frenchtown Township, Mich. The photo was taken from a KeyBank surveillance camera, on Wednesday....

  • Developer buys Washington Post building for $159M

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2013, file photo, an American flag, left, and a District of Columbia fly outside The Washington Post building in Washington. The longtime headquarters building of The Washington Post is being sold to a real estate development...

  • Repsol agrees to negotiate deal with Argentina

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 16, 2012 file photo, an Argentine national flag and a banner representing the YPF oil company flutter outside YPF headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina’s government said Monday, Nov 25, 2013, it has reached an...

  • Illinois legislators reach pension deal

    November 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 10, 2013 file photo, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, with Senate President John Cullerton looking on at left, speaks to reporters after a meeting with Gov. Pat Quinn in Chicago to discuss the state’s pension crisis....

  • Peralta woman pleads guilty in fatal car crash

    November 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Peralta woman has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with a fatal car crash this year on Isleta Pueblo lands south of Albuquerque. Prosecutors say 20-year-old Julisa Raelynn Sanchez entered into a plea...