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NYC Met Museum gets renowned $1B Cubist collection

April 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 19, 2013 file photo showsthe exterior of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The museum announced Tuesday, April 9, 2013 cosmetics executive and philanthropist Leonard Lauder has pledged his renowned collection of Cubist works. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art...

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KPMG resigns as auditor for Herbalife, Skechers

April 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Feb. 28 2013, photo, a pair of specialists confer at the post that handles Herbalife on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Accounting firm KPMG has resigned as the auditor for Herbalife, a dietary supplements maker, and the shoe...

Tentative farm workers deal in immigration talks

April 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 3, 2013 file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. speaks in San Francisco. A tentative deal has been reached to resolve a dispute between agriculture workers and growers that was standing in the way of a sweeping immigration...

Exxon Mobil must pay $236M in NH pollution case

April 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 30, 2009 file photo, an Exxon tanker truck makes a refueling stop at an Exxon station in Arlington, Va. Exxon Mobil Corp. was found liable Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in a long-running lawsuit over groundwater contamination caused by the...

Ex-players call NFL brain-injury panel a ‘sham’

April 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former NFL player Dorsey Levens, right, extends a hand as Mary Ann Easterling, the widow of former NFL player Ray Easterling, reacts as former NFL player Kevin Turner, left, looks on during a news conference, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Philadelphia, after a...

Utah business leaders call for immigration plan

April 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Lane Beattie, center, President/CEO, Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce makes remarks during a news conference while Sandy Emile, left, Executive Director, Cache Chamber of Commerce and Dave Hardman, right, President/CEO, Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce look on...

Austin next city for ultra-fast Google Fiber

April 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2010 file photo, the Google logo is displayed outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google executives and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are expected Tuesday, April 9, 2013 to name tech-savvy Austin as the second city where...

xAsian stocks up, Japan’s Nikkei extends gains

April 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Money traders work under a screen indicating the U.S. dollar is trading at 98.500 yen at a foreign exchange company, in Tokyo, Monday, April 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye) BANGKOK (AP) — Japan’s benchmark stock index powered higher again Tuesday,...

Industry reps: Tax overhaul an improvement

April 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Damian Bilbao, head of finance for BP Alaska, testifies before the House Finance Committee on a proposed oil tax overhaul on Monday, April 8, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska. Shown seated behind him are Bob Heinrich, vice president of finance for ConocoPhillips...

West Coast fisheries to see ecosystem approach

April 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 17, 2008 file photo shows fishing boats tied up in Garibaldi, Ore. The Pacific Fishery Management Council is to vote Tuesday, April 9, 2013 on adopting a fishery ecosystem management program, which will guide it in making decisions on...