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Spain’s ruling party to probe alleged corruption

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People hold a banner with pictures of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, and Popular Party’s members, María Dolores de Cospedal, and Luis Bracenas, ex treasurer, reading ‘let’s cut on corrupts’ as they protest against corruption outside the Popular Party’s headquarters in central Madrid, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A former...

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Robots find rare whales in weather humans can’t

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Dec. 4, 2012 photo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution chief scientist Mark Baumgartner, aboard a ship in the Gulft of Maine, secures an underwater robot, or glider, used to collect acoustic data to help scientists locate endangered whales in the...

TSA to remove controversial X-ray scanners

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, March 10, 2010 file photo, volunteers pass through the first full body scanner, which uses backscatter technology, installed at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Those airport scanners with their all-too revealing...

Salvagers tight-lipped on Shell vessel recovery

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 10, 2013, photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows an inspector surveying damaged parts and equipment aboard the Shell Arctic drilling rig Kulluk in Kiluida Bay, near Kodiak, Alaska. The rig grounded on Sitkalidak Island on Dec. 31, 2012, and...

Salvagers tight-lipped on Shell vessel recovery

January 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 10, 2013, photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows an inspector climbing damaged stairs during an inspection aboard the Shell Arctic drilling rig Kulluk in Kiluida Bay, near Kodiak, Alaska. The rig grounded on Sitkalidak Island on Dec. 31, 2012,...

Inventor’s rewards: angry mobs, exile.

January 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR RELEASE UNTIL 12:01 a.m. EST, FRIDAY, JAN 25, 2013. THIS PHOTO MAY NOT BE POSTED ONLINE, BROADCAST OR PUBLISHED BEFORE 12:01 a.m. FRIDAY, JAN 25, 2013- This publicly distributed illustration from 1812 shows the leader of the Luddites. For every...

China’s growth rebounds but still vulnerable

January 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 17, 2013 photo, a man stops his bicycle to check an artistic rendering of a residential real estate project outside its construction site in Beijing, China, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. China’s economy rebounded in the final quarter of 2012 but...

Morgan Stanley’s profit surges, stock soars

January 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 photo, people pass Morgan Stanley’s headquarters in New York. Morgan Stanley says it swung to a profit in the fourth quarter. Shares jumped in pre-market trading, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...

GE earnings rise on emerging market growth

January 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 file photo, a General Electric logo is seen on a kitchen stove at a Lowe’s store in Framingham, Mass. General Electric Co. is reporting, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, that net income rose 8 percent in the fourth...

TSA to remove controversial X-ray scanners

January 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, March 10, 2010 file photo, volunteers pass through the first full body scanner, which uses backscatter technology, installed at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Those airport scanners with their all-too revealing...