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Dell CEO ups ante in buyout battle for PC maker

August 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2010, file photo, Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc., speaks during a meeting in Hong Kong. Dell’s board has agreed to an increased offer from founder Michael Dell that would add a special dividend to shareholders. Shareholders were scheduled to vote Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, [&hellip...

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Bay Area transit workers vow to strike in 72 hours

August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this file photo from Monday, July 1, 2013, commuters wait in standstill traffic to pay their tolls on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in Oakland, Calif. San Francisco Bay Area commuters braced for the possibility of another train strike as the Bay...

Threat closes US embassies in Muslim world for day

August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks to staff members at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. The Obama administration hasn’t sent its top diplomat to Pakistan since 2011, and Kerry’s trip is a chance for the...

Lawsuit against Shakira by ex-boyfriend dismissed

August 1, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this May 8, 2013 file photo, Shakira arrives at “The Voice” season 4 red carpet event at the House of Blues, in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge dismissed a lawsuit against the singer on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, filed by her...

Saudi airman rejects plea deal in Vegas child rape

August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This file image provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Mazen Alotaibi. Alotaibi, 23, a sergeant in Saudi Arabia’s Air Force, was arrested Dec. 31, 2012, in Las Vegas. At a hearing on Thursday Aug. 1,2013 a defense...

Bus drivers begin strike in some Phoenix suburbs

August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1433 strike in front of the First Transit Inc., bus depot on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 in Tempe, Ariz, after hundreds of bus operators overwhelming rejected a proposed labor contract Wednesday. The strike has...

Budget plans imploding, Congress is heading home

August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, walk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at the conclusion of a news conference after Republicans defeated a $54 billion funding bill for...

Obama picks restructuring expert to take over IRS

August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 27, 2009, file photo, John Koskinen is seen outside the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama has nominated Koskinen as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) commissioner. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Paul’s Veterinary Supply is ‘More than just vet supplies’

August 1, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

  The flies are here and here is what everyone is looking for! Paul holds a handfull of Aeroxon® Fly Catchers™. They utilize a ribbon and come with a thumbtack, ready to use. Martin’s® Horse & Stable multi-use Insecticide. Ready to use on...

Glaxo case shines light on China’s medical bribery

August 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Patients rest in an outpatient ward of a hospital in Beijing, China, Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Low salaries and skimpy budgets drive doctors, nurses and administrators to make ends meet by accepting money from patients, drug suppliers and others. Accusations...