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Rape, kidnap of tourists feed Rio safety fears

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Wallace Aparecido Souza Silva is presented to the press at Special Police Unit for Tourism Support (DEAT) after being arrested for allegedly attacking tourists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. An American woman was gang raped and beaten aboard a public transport van while her French boyfriend was shackled, hit with a [&hellip...

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Asian stocks up after positive US economic data

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Men wait for a signal to change in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. A slowdown in U.S. factory production sent Asian stock markets lower Tuesday, while Japan’s Nikkei slipped as the yen rose against the...

Police: Man in Vegas crash admits using drugs

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man sits handcuffed on the sidewalk waiting to be escorted away by police after crashing a vehicle into a crowded restaurant, Monday, April 1, 2013, in Las Vegas. Ten people were seriously injured and at least one person was arrested Monday after the car...

Feds send corrective order to Exxon after oil leak

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Oil covers the ground around a slide in Mayflower, Ark., on Monday, April 1, 2013, days after a pipeline ruptured and spewed oil over lawns and roadways. (AP Photo/Jeannie Nuss) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal pipeline safety officials on Tuesday issued a...

Northeast drilling boom threatens forest wildlife

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 3, 2011 file photo, a marker shows the existing Dominion pipeline in Morgan Township, Pa. in Greene County. Nature lovers say the pipelines that serve the shale gas boom threaten forests and some of the songbirds that live in them,...

Hong Kong man seeks $328M from Las Vegas Sands

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 12, 2012 file photo, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at a news conference for the Sands Cotai Central in Macau. Adelson will take the stand in Las Vegas this week to square off for the second time with a Hong...

Health insurers lead stocks higher on Wall Street

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, photo, Subaru Foresters are lined up at Twin City Subaru in Berlin, Vt. US stocks are rising April 2, 2013, as stronger auto sales and factory orders highlight strengthening economy(AP Photo/Toby Talbot) U.S. stocks closed at a...

US factory orders up 3 percent in February

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Peeps move through the manufacturing process, at the Just Born factory in Bethlehem, Pa. The Commerce Department said Tuesday, April 2, 2013 that factory orders increased 3 percent in February....

Apple apologizes in China after service criticism

April 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday April 1, 2013 photo, a man leaves an Apple store with an iPhone and an iPad in his hands in central Beijing, China. Apple apologized to Chinese consumers after government media attacked its repair policies for two weeks in a campaign that...

India’s rejection of drug patent could reverberate

April 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A cameraman films the head office of Novartis India Limited in Mumbai, India, Monday, April 1, 2013. India’s Supreme Court on Monday rejected drug maker Novartis AG’s attempt to patent a new version of a cancer drug Glivec, in a landmark decision...