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AP Exclusive: Rough ride for US-Russia copter deal

December 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, DEC. 8 AND THEREAFTER – FILE- This Feb. 13, 2013 file photo shows Anatoly Isaikin, the head of Russia’s state arms trader Rosoboronexport at a news conference in Moscow, Russia.To outfit Afghanistan’s security forces with new helicopters, the Pentagon bypassed U.S. companies and turned instead to Moscow for dozens of...

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Chevron suspends shale gas exploration in Romania

December 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Anti-shale gas exploration protesters bring down a fence in Pungesti, north eastern Romania, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Hundreds of villagers destroyed the fences around a plot of land owned by US energy company Chevron, during protests meant to stop shale gas...

Air traffic glitch fixed after flight delays in UK

December 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Passengers queue at the flight check-in desk at London’s Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 after a “technical problem” at the National Air Traffic Services (Nats) control centre in Swanwick, south England, caused long delays and cancellations at...

‘Sound of Music’ alive for 18.6 million viewers

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by NBC shows, from left, Kristine Nielson as Frau Schmidt, Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp, and Sean Cullen as Franz, in “The Sound of Music Live!” airing Thursday, December 5, 2013, on NBC (8-11 p.m. ET). (AP Photo/NBC,...

Party celebrates Washington pot anniversary

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Jeremy Cooper, right, is helped by friends Cecilia Sivertson, left, and David DesRoaches in lighting up three joints at once at a pot party at the Seattle Center Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Seattle. Friday marks the first anniversary of the day...

Japan parliament approves contentious secrets law

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Anti-state secrets law protesters holding “abolish secrets bill” placards shout “shame on you” in front of the Diet building in Tokyo after learning the upper house lawmakers voted to approve the bill late Friday night, Dec. 6, 2013....

NY judge: Goldman Sachs silent about rogue trader

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this April 3, 2013 file photo, former Goldman Sachs trader Matthew Taylor leaves Manhattan federal court in New York. Taylor was sentenced to nine months in prison for wire fraud on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, by a Manhattan judge. Earlier in 2013, Taylor...

Judge orders Colo. cake-maker to serve gay couples

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 6, 2013 file photo shows Dave Mullins, right, sitting for a portrait with his husband Charlie Craig, in Denver. The gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding...

Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, Heidi Lappetito pedals her cargo bike while making a delivery of frozen salmon into Port Townsend, Wash. Nearly all deliveries of the wild Pacific salmon the Cape Cleare Fishery makes to its local customers is done...

Apple guides shoppers inside stores with iBeacon

December 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by Apple shows the screen on an iPhone using Apple’s iBeacon, offering precise location technology. On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, Apple Inc. will begin using iBeacon, a part of its iOS 7 mobile software, to send shoppers inside...