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Walker says he would back anti-outsourcing rules

July 29, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to reporters before the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. meeting Monday, July 28, 2014, in Wauwatosa, Wis. Walker says he would support a proposal aimed at keeping companies that receive state aid from outsourcing jobs. (AP Photo/M.L. Johnson) WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker said Monday he would support...

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Man arrested in Las Vegas Strip casino robbery

July 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Jesse Jones. Jones was booked Sunday July 27, 2014, into the Clark County jail after being arrested by police at a Las Vegas resort on Saturday night. He’s accused of robbing a teller...

California governor to meet with Mexican president

July 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jerry Brown, left, and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena talk during a luncheon held by the California Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown and Meade discussed Brown’s upcoming...

Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction

July 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by the The Coeur d’ Alene Art Auction showing a Charles M. Russell’s 1924 painting entitled “Trail of the Iron Horse” was among some 30 Russell works that fetched millions of dollars at the annual Coeur d’Alene Art...

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

July 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America’s president Stewart Parnell, arrives at United States Federal Court in Lynchburg, Va. Jury selection is to start Monday, July 28, 2014, in federal court in Albany,...

Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

July 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship is towed by tugboats into Genoa’s harbor, Italy, Sunday, July 27, 2014. The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has completed its final journey. Pulled by tugboats and nudged by brisk winds, the wreck...

German vice chancellor: press Russian oligarchs

July 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

German vice chancellor and Minister for Economy, Sigmar Gabriel attends an interview by German TV channel ARD in Berlin, Sunday July 27, 2014. In background the parliament building ‘Reichstag’ . Germany’s vice chancellor says Europe should take...

NYC’s aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

July 28, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

The 64-year-old Port Authority bus terminal, seen in a Friiday, July 25, 2014 photo and used by both commuters from New Jersey and travelers from the rest of the country, has received millions in funding for new repairs, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto...

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

July 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to “unlock” cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on other carriers. The law, which President Obama said he looks forward to signing, undoes a...

Oil rises just above $102 a barrel

July 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

The price of oil traded around $102 a barrel on Friday, nearly unchanged, as worries over supplies and geopolitical tensions eased. Oil prices had slipped Thursday after spiking earlier in the week on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in Ukraine and the...