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Overseas slice of ‘Pi’ flips Hollywood formula

February 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

This publicity photo released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel taking in the bioluminescent wonders of the sea in a scene from the film, “Life of Pi.” With 11 Academy Awards nominations, second only to “Lincoln” with 12, and the sort of global box-office receipts normally reserved for superheroes, “Life of [&hellip...

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Utility says pipeline power won’t be done in 2014

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

From center to right; Bill McKibben, Fiona McRaith, Leah Qusba and Maayan Cohen join a march from the National Mall to the White House in Washington during a rally on calling on President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, as...

Maker’s Mark to restore alcohol content of whiskey

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This file still frame image made from video provided by Maker’s Mark Distillery Inc., shows a bottle of Maker’s Mark in an advertisement. After a backlash from customers, the producer of Maker’s Mark bourbon is reversing a decision to...

Runoff called in Cyprus’ presidential election

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man votes in the Presidential election in southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Cypriots are voting Sunday for a new president who must tackle a financial crisis that has forced the country to seek international rescue money to stay...

Masked intruders raid Greek gold mining company

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A burnt truck of Hellas Gold, stands at a mining facility near the village of Skouries, located on the northern peninsula of Halkidiki Greece, on Sunday, Feb. 17 2013. About 40 masked attackers raided the facilities of a prospective gold mine in northern...

Submerged superstorm debris threatens tourism

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Feb. 5, 2013, photo,shows a home in the middle of Barnegat Bay, that was washed into the Bay from Mantoloking N.J. during Superstorm Sandy. States hit hard by Sandy are gearing up to remove tons of debris from waterways, including houses, vehicles,...

Big protests in Spain against health care reforms

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters march as they hold a banner reading “Health care system not for sale” during a demonstration against regional government-imposed austerity plans to restructure and part-privatize the health care sector in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 17,...

Thousands in Portugal protest austerity cuts

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Demonstrators react during speeches at the end of an anti-austerity protest march in Lisbon Saturday, Feb. 16 2013. The protest was called by CGTP, the Portuguese confederation of workers unions. (AP Photo/Armando Franca) LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Several...

New report questions FAA’s airline safety promise

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 12, 2009, file photo smoke rises from a burning Continental Express commuter plane after it crashed into a home in suburban Buffalo, killing 50 people. Federal regulators haven’t lived up to promises made after the crash to see...

Fewer bees in US a threat to world’s almond supply

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bee inspector Neil Trent of Scientific Ag Co., inspects a frame of bees to assess the colony strength Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, near Turlock, Calif. Not enough bees covering a frame means an unhealthy hive, and fewer working bees to pollinate California’s...