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Providers: Medi-Cal cuts will limit health access

June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sign carrying demonstrators representing doctors, hospitals and unionized health care workers rallied against a 10 percent cut in the amount the state pays for Medi-Cal reimbursements, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The protestors called for Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature to restore the reimbursement rate for the coming...

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Trade-theft case collapses in federal court

June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo released by the Cache Sheriff’s Office shows Prabhu Mohapatra. Federal prosecutors have dropped industrial espionage charges against a scientist accused of spilling the secrets of a Utah chemical company. A judge recently ruled that chemical...

IRS officials enjoyed luxury rooms at conference

June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, right, hugs Becky Gerritson, back to camera, of the Wetumpka, Ala. Tea Party, accompanied by her husband Eric Gerritson, left, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, after organizations...

Chrysler refuses US request to recall vehicles

June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by Chrysler shows the 2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade. Chrysler is refusing a request by U.S. safety regulators to recall about 2.7 million vehicles to fix fuel tanks that could leak and cause fires in rear-end...

Frozen berry mix linked to hepatitis A recalled

June 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This handout image provided by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shows the label of Townsend Farms of Fairview, Ore., Organic Antioxidant Blend, packaged under the Townsend Farms label at Costco and under the Harris Teeter brand at those stores. The...

Asia stocks up slightly on Fed hopes

June 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man looks at an electronic stock board outside a securities firm Monday, June 3, 2013, in Tokyo. Uncertainty about the U.S. Federal Reserve’s next course of action and a sharp, sudden plunge on Wall Street sent Asian stock markets lower Monday....

Fire, locked doors kill 119 at China poultry plant

June 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Medical staff wait near a poultry processing plant that was engulfed by a fire in northeast China’s Jilin province’s Mishazi township on Monday, June 3, 2013. The massive fire broke out at the poultry plant early Monday, trapping workers inside a...

China gives Costa Rica $900M credit for refinery

June 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

China’s President Xi Jinping, left, stands with Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla before giving a joint press conference at the presidential house in San Jose, Costa Rica, Monday, June 3, 2013. After Costa Rica, Xi has planned stops in...

APNewsBreak: Mogul to pay $2.5M in settlement

June 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Sean Parker, left, and Alexandra Lenas arrive at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis honoring Richard Branson in Beverly Hills, Calif. Facebook billionaire Sean Parker’s lavish, $10-million...

Scott Weiland sues over Stone Temple Pilots ouster

June 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 4, 2011 file photo originally released by Sony PlayStation shows Scott Weiland performing with Stone Temple Pilots during the Gran Turismo Awards in Las Vegas. Weiland countersued his former band mates on Friday, May 31, 2013, claiming...