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San Fran Bay Bridge repair could cost $5M-$10M

May 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bridge engineer Brian Maroney uses a model to explain the broken rod issue on the new span of the Bay Bridge and the fix they are proposing after the Bay Area Toll Authority Oversight Committee meeting at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The planned repair for seismic safety [&hellip...

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Export coal deal stalls as companies renegotiate

May 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file photo provided by Ambre Energy, a dragline moves earth at the Decker Coal Mine in Decker, Mont. Court documents show Cloud Peak Energy and Australia-based Ambre Energy are renegotiating the terms of a deal that called for...

Montana tribe suspends indicted leaders

May 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Chippewa Cree tribal leader John “Chance” Houle, left, walks out of U.S. District Court in Great Falls, Mont., after being arraigned on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Houle and four others are accused of diverting federal stimulus funds. The Chippewa Cree...

Asia stocks rise after Wall Street hits record

May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People look at the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Japan’s benchmark stock index, reopening after a long weekend holiday, surged Tuesday in the wake of a U.S. jobs report issued late last week that handily beat...

McDonald’s to Ohio man: ‘We’ll be in touch’

May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Neighbor Charles Ramsey speaks to media near the home on the 2200 block of Seymour Avenue, where three missing women were rescued in Cleveland, on Monday, May 6, 2013. Cheering crowds gathered on the street where police said Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and...

Treasury Secretary’s loopy signature improving

May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This combination shows the signatures of Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew from a Sept. 21, 2011 memo posted on the White House website when he was Office of Management and Budget director, top, and as Treasury Secretary on the 2013 annual report for the Financial...

Bangladesh garment disaster death toll reaches 705

May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Garment workers employed at Rana Plaza, the garment factory building that collapsed, queue to receive wages from the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Hundreds of survivors of...

GOP: Stronger borders or immigration bill will die

May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, and others Senators, participate in a news conference on immigration on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen....

China’s struggling automakers jump on SUV boom

May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Saturday, April 20, 2013 photo, a model poses with the new Landwind X5 SUV at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (AUTO Shanghai) media day in Shanghai, China. SUV sales in China rose 20 percent last year to 2.5 million vehicles,...

Gov. Brown vows to amend chemical disclosure law

May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this on June 14, 2006 file photo, Eric Andresen, whose company manages apartments in San Francisco, poses beside a Proposition 65 warning sign at his San Francisco office on June 14, 2006. Andresen felt the sting of a Proposition 65 lawsuit...