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Asia stocks down as Fed fears weigh on markets

May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man talking on a mobile phone walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Investors seeking bargains helped push Japan’s benchmark stock index higher Tuesday after plunging 3 percent the day before. The Nikkei has been on a rollercoaster ride since last Thursday, when it plummeted [&hellip...

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AP sources: Obama preparing to name Comey to FBI

May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2004 file photo, Deputy Attorney General James Comey gestures during a news conference in Washington. President Barack Obama is preparing to nominate former Bush administration official James Comey to head the FBI, people...

Barbara weakens to tropical storm, kills 2 people

May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:45 AM EDT shows a low pressure system over the central United States with widespread showers and thunderstorms from Texas into the Northern Plains. Farther east, a warm front extended into the...

Most interesting man backs nonprofit group in Vt.

May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated publicity photo released by Hathaway Communications, actor Jonathan Goldsmith is seen. Goldsmith, best known as the actor who portrays Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World” , will use his celebrity to help Clear Path...

Jeb Bush calls for education, immigration reform

May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush prepares to board a carriage Wednesday, May 29, 2013, on Michigan’s Mackinac Island after delivering a speech to business and government leaders. (AP Photo/John Flesher) MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Boosting education...

Chinese teen defaces Egypt temple; sparks outcry

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Monday May 6, 2013, the Chinese words “Ding Jinhao visited here” is seen on bas-relief in the 3,500-year-old Luxor temple in Luxor, Egypt. A Chinese teenager who defaced the ancient temple in Egypt with graffiti has come under...

Asia stocks post muted gains on improving US data

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man talking on a mobile phone walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Investors seeking bargains helped push Japan’s benchmark stock index higher Tuesday after plunging 3 percent the day before. The...

SKorea idles 2 nuke plants after cable tests faked

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 5, 2013 photo, Shin-Kori No.2 nuclear power plant is seen in Ulsan, South Korea. On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, South Korea halted operation of two nuclear power plants, Shin-Kori No. 2 and Shin-Wolsong No. 1, unseen, after finding they used control...

Derailment, blast near Baltimore rattles homes

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby...

News Corp unveils logo of impaired publishing unit

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by News Corp. shows their new logo as unveiled Tuesday, May 28, 2013. It is described as a new, friendlier-looking logo for its publishing division as it prepares to split the company in two by the end of June. The logo, in cursive...