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Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

September 2, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a Japan-India Joint press conference at Akasaka State Guesthouse in Tokyo Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the [&hellip...

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Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

September 2, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addresses the media ahead of the NATO summit in Wales, at the Residence Palace in Brussels, Monday Sept. 1, 2014. Russia and Ukraine will be the top story this week when NATO heads of state attend the NATO summit...

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

September 2, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, May 15, 2014, file photo, Velma Cornelius protests for higher wages outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Detroit. McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil...

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

September 2, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, March 2, 2014, file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A publicist for Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted...

Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

September 2, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

French President Francois Hollande, right, shakes hand with President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, after a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Bank chief Mario Draghi called in a speech last month for fiscal policies...

Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for higher wages

September 2, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama greets the crowd after he spoke at Laborfest 2014 at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Obama renewed his call for an increase in the minimum wage. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) MILWAUKEE (AP) —...

US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

September 2, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. On an index of...

Asia stocks rise on S&P high, China stimulus hopes

September 1, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 file photo taken in New York. Global stock markets were muted Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan,...

Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

September 1, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS AGE TO 54 This photo provided by the Southampton Town Police Department on Long Island shows celebrity chef Todd English, 54, after his arrest early Sunday morning, Aug 31, 2014 in Southampton, N.Y., where he was charged with driving while...

Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City

September 1, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

People walk past the Showboat a few hours before closing, Sunday, Aug. 31 2014, in Atlantic City N.J. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Ben Fogletto) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel. The Mardi Gras-themed casino...