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Judge orders Colo. cake-maker to serve gay couples

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 6, 2013 file photo shows Dave Mullins, right, sitting for a portrait with his husband Charlie Craig, in Denver. The gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding cake for a family reception in Colorado after they were married in a [&hellip...

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Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, Heidi Lappetito pedals her cargo bike while making a delivery of frozen salmon into Port Townsend, Wash. Nearly all deliveries of the wild Pacific salmon the Cape Cleare Fishery makes to its local customers is done...

Apple guides shoppers inside stores with iBeacon

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Apple shows the screen on an iPhone using Apple’s iBeacon, offering precise location technology. On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, Apple Inc. will begin using iBeacon, a part of its iOS 7 mobile software, to send shoppers inside...

Stock market jumps after strong jobs report

December 6, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange observe a moment of silence for the death of Nelson Mandela before the opening bell, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, died Thursday after a long illness. He was 95....

World Bank sets goal for access to health care

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, left, smiles as he shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prior to their talks at Abe’s official residence in Tokyo Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Kim says ensuring greater access to affordable health care...

Budget deal? Big obstacles, New Year’s deadline

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, discusses the unfinished work of Congress and the struggle for Republican and Democratic budget negotiators to reach a compromise, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5,...

Qantas Airways credit rating downgraded to junk

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2013 file photo, a Qantas plane prepares to take off at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. Qantas Airways said Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 it will slash 1,000 jobs and suffer half-year losses of at least 250 million Australian...

Bruce Lee jumpsuit fetches $100,000 at HK auction

December 6, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

Bruce Lee’s most iconic martial arts weapons, including a pair of yellow lacquered wooden nunchaku, second from left, are displayed during an auction preview in Hong Kong, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. It’s part of a collection of 14 items including clothing and...

Bell’s Brewery unveils artwork made from elm tree

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bell’s Brewery Inc. unveils a wood sculpture at the brewery called “From Seed to the Senses,” created by Rockford, Ill., artist Salem Barker on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Bell’s Founder Larry Bell commissioned the piece. The statue weighs...

Judge urges compromise in Detroit bankruptcy case

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Retiree Cecily McClellan talks to the media outside the federal courthouse in Detroit, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, after Judge Steven Rhodes ruled on the city’s bankruptcy filing. Judge Rhodes turned down objections from unions, pension funds and retirees,...