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Calif. governor looks to China for investments

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2005 file photo, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger waves while taking the stage to begin a rally to promote California’s products in Hong Kong, Saturday Nov. 19, 2005. California has the highest population of Chinese-Americans and is China’s top trade partner among U.S. states. Yet it has no trade offices...

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Risk for Obama in pursuing morning-after pill case

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” In a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration, a federal...

Obama: Budget not ‘ideal’ but has ‘tough reforms’

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 3, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at the Police Academy in Denver. A senior administration official said Friday, April 5, 2013 that Obama’s proposed budget will call for reductions in in the growth of federal...

Interior chief sees many wind farms in US future

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at the Interior Department in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar voiced...

Judge making morning-after pill available to all

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” In a scathing rebuke of the Obama administration, a federal...

Japan PM’s biggest test on economy still to come

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A currency trader checks monitors at a foreign exchange company in Tokyo, Friday, April 5, 2013. Japan’s benchmark stock index surged above 13,000 for the first time in more than four years Friday, its second straight day of big gains after the central...

Facebook barges into Google turf with Home

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

From left, HTC CEO Peter Chou, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph De La Vega embrace as they show joint products at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, April 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) NEW YORK (AP)...

KFC to offer easy-to-eat boneless chicken

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by KFC shows the company’s new boneless chicken. KFC will offer new boneless pieces of chicken as an alternative to its traditional breast, thigh and drumstick pieces. The chain says the offering reflects the growing popularity of...

Dim labor report shows US added just 88K jobs

April 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Friday, March 29, 2013 photo shows a help wanted sign at a barber shop in Richmond, Va. U.S. employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, the fewest in nine months and a sharp retreat after a period of strong hiring. The slowdown is a reminder that the job...

North Korea threats spark buzz on Guam, not panic

April 5, 2013 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, members of the 374th Airlift Wing of U.S. Air Force work on a C-130 aircraft during the Cope North military exercises at Andersen U.S. Air Force Base in Guam. There soon will be another military element to life on...