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GCI announces planned leap in Internet speed

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Duncan Whitney, General Communication Inc.’s vice president for product management, speaks after a news conference Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska. GCI announced it plans to invest more than $100 million in a program to boost Internet speeds in Alaska. (AP Photo/Rachel D’Oro) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s largest...

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Regulator OKs oil pipeline to Pacific Coast

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday Jan. 10, 2012 file photo shows the Douglas Channel, the proposed termination point for an oil pipeline in the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project at Kitamaat, British Columbia, Canada. A review panel recommended Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 the Canadian...

Asian stocks rise after Fed vote to cut stimulus

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader F. Hill Creekmore works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. Stocks surged after the Federal Reserve decided the U.S. economy was strong enough for it to reduce its stimulus efforts. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) BEIJING (AP)...

Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A UPS driver rings the doorbell at the home listed for Ira Curry, one of two Mega Millions lottery ticket winners that were identified by lottery officials in the $636 million drawing, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Stone Mountain, Ga. (AP Photo/David Tulis)...

‘Walking Dead’ creator sues AMC over profits

December 19, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This May 15, 2013 file photo shows director and writer Frank Darabont of “Mob City” at the TNT and TBS 2013 Upfront at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Darabont, the creator of “The Walking Dead” is suing AMC,...

Day 2 of Atlantic Club auction ends without winner

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Nov. 14, 2013, photo shows the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. The first day of a bankruptcy auction for the casino ended without a winner emerging on Dec. 17, 2013. The auction will resume on Dec. 18. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) ATLANTIC...

Venezuela’s president calls for higher gas prices

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro greets recently elected opposition mayors during a meeting at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. While the opposition made inroads in major cities, including taking...

White House task force urges limit on NSA snooping

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 6, 2013, file photo shows the sign outside the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Md. A presidential advisory panel has recommended dozens of changes to the government’s surveillance programs, including stripping the...

ADM stays in Illinois despite lack of tax breaks

December 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 2, 2009, file photo shows the Archer Daniels Midland Company logo on a tanker truck at the ADM plant in Decatur, Ill. The agribusiness giant on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 said it is moving its global headquarters to Chicago, but said it...

Asian stock markets rise as Fed’s decision awaited

December 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. Most Asian stock markets edged up Tuesday, with some indexes regaining slight losses after opening in directionless trading ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve...