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AP: NY fracking held as Cuomo, RFK Jr. talk health

March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

These 2013 file photos show New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, in Albany, N.Y. and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in Dallas, Texas. People familiar with Cuomo’s thinking on fracking tell The Associated Press he was on the brink of approving the much-debated gas drilling method in February 2013 but held off after discussions with environmentalist [&hellip...

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Among most polluted in US, NYC area awaits cleanup

March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 24, 2012 photo shows a junkyard that sells scrap metal, left, to China, on the banks of Newtown Creek in New York. Just across the East River from Manhattan, within sight of the United Nations and shimmering midtown skyscrapers, tens of millions of...

Thousands march in Portugal to protest austerity

March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A flag depicting Ernesto “Che” Guevara it’s hold over a demonstration against austerity measures applied by the bailed-out Portugal’s government, Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Porto, Portugal. Portuguese civic movements are behind...

Kerry: Egypt needs political, economic viability

March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gives a statement to the media at the start of a meeting with business leaders in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Cairo is the sixth leg of Kerry’s first official overseas trip and begins the Middle East...

Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies

March 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY MARCH 3 – FILE – In this Friday, March 12, 2010 file photo, people use computers at an Internet cafe in Fuyang, in central China’s Anhui province. U.S. universities say the Sina Weibo microblogging site is just a small...

Boehner after Obama meeting: No new taxes

March 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Friday, March 1, 2013, following a meeting with President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders regarding the automatic spending cuts. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)...

State Dept: No major objections to Canada pipeline

March 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 8, 2013, file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry, right, speaks with reporters during a news conference with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird at the State Department in Washington. The State Department on Friday, March 1, 2013,...

Penney CEO emails suggest aim at breaking deal

March 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Ron Johnson, CEO of J.C. Penney, arrives at New York Supreme Court, Friday, March 1, 2013. Johnson is expected to testify in a trial that pits the struggling department store chain against rival Macy’s Inc. over a partnership with Martha Stewart. The...

Simons in confident Christian Dior style evolution

March 1, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

Models wear creations by Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto for his Fall/Winter 2013-2014 ready to wear collection, in Paris, Friday, March 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — The fourth day of Paris fashion week saw Raf Simons unveil the...

Best Buy 4th quarter loss narrows

March 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday Nov 22, 2012 file photo, people wait in line for a Best Buy store to open in Northeast Philadelphia. Best Buy Co. says its fourth-quarter loss narrowed as it cut costs to offset nearly flat sales during the key holiday quarter....