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Unrelenting Obama jabs at Romney's job record

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, laptop in hand, talks with his son Josh by Lake Winnipesaukee at his home in Wolfeboro, N.H., Saturday, July 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) CLIFTON, Va. (AP) — An unrelenting President Barack Obama jabbed at Mitt Romney’s record with a private equity firm in an ad...

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How Penn State can repair its image

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., Friday, July 13, 2012. After an eight-month inquiry, former FBI director Louis Freeh’s firm produced a 267-page report that...

Obama focuses on middle class in weekend Va. swing

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama addresses a crowd in the pouring rain during a campaign stop at Walkerton Tavern in Glenn Allen, Va., Saturday, July 14, 2012. ( AP Photo/Steve Helber) GLEN ALLEN, Va. (AP) — In driving rain, President Barack Obama turned up the heat...

In Calif., more Latinos among strawberry growers.

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken July 9, 2012, Rogelio Ponce Sr., center, and his two sons, Rogelio Ponce Jr., left, and Steven Ponce, right, pose for a photo on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the family’s ranch in Watsonville, Calif., where the Ponces grow nearly 200 acres of...

Is it just the economy? Other issues may play role

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama holds a re-election campaign rally despite the heavy rain at the historic Walkerton Tavern & Gardens in Glen Allen, Va., near Richmond Saturday, July 14, 2012. It is in the Congressional district represented by House Majority Leader...

Private jet crash kills 3 Americans in France

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Police Officers work near plane that crashed on landing at Le Castellet airport, near Toulon, southern France, Friday, July, 13, 2012. Three US citizen died in the accident. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — A French official says a...

Who will replace Lopez, Tyler on 'American Idol'?

July 15, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

In this June 30, 2012 file photo, Adam Lambert and the rock group Queen perform in a fan zone during the Euro 2012 soccer championship tournament in Kiev, Ukraine. Lambert is among the various names being tossed around as an “American Idol”...

GE signs Myanmar deals after US eases sanctions

July 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

U.S ambassador to Myanmar, Derek Mitchell speaks during the signing ceremony between Sea Lion Co. Ltd., General Electric Healthcare and Bahosi and Pun Hlaing Hospitals in Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, July. 14, 2012. General Electric became the first American...

Colorado cantaloupes return; growers push safety

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Produce manager Nate Codina holds a cut Rocky Ford cantaloupes at a Denver Kings Soopers market on Friday, July 13, 2012. Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets Friday, and growers of the Rocky Ford melons are going on the offensive to restore the...

With slower growth, China can't play economic hero

July 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A security guard tries a bicycle near exhibited furniture during a consumer products exhibition in Beijing Friday, July 13, 2012. China’s economic growth slowed to a new three-year low in the latest quarter as exports and consumer spending weakened. (AP...