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Asia stocks gain on hopes Fed stimulus to stay

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo, specialist Stephen Ruiz, left, and trader Michael Smyth work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday June 25, 2013 as investors continued their flight from risky assets on the prospect of slower Chinese growth and the winding down of [&hellip...

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NY’s top court: Starbucks baristas must share tips

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2008 file photo, Starbucks employees Tracy Bryant, right, and Roland Smith, center, watch as a manager Justin Chapple makes an espresso at a Starbucks in New York. Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors,...

EU agrees on bank-failure rules to avoid bailouts

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos Jurado, left, talks with Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan, center, and Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg, during the EU finance ministers meeting, in Brussels, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. European Union finance...

ASPCA uses USDA photos in fight over puppy mills

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Dec. 6, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows excessively long nails on dog raised at Joseph Schupp’s JC Puppies, a formerly USDA-licensed commercial dog breeder in McLeansboro, Ill. The American Society for the Prevention...

IRS delayed action on progressive groups, too

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated handout photo provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) shows National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. The Internal Revenue Service long has resisted efforts by an internal watchdog to help groups seeking tax-exempt status, creating a culture...

Egypt president defends 1st year in speech

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Egyptian protesters chant against the Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi during a protest in front of the Ministry of Defense, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. In abstract terms, protests planned for Sunday, June 30, 2013...

Gov. Mead emphasizes coal’s importance

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead addresses reporters on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at his office in the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne. While President Barack Obama said this week the nation needs to limit carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants, Mead said coal...

Microsoft to unveil latest Windows adjustments

June 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 file photo, the Microsoft Corp. logo, left, is seen on an exterior wall of a new Microsoft store inside the Prudential Center mall, in Boston. Microsoft will use its annual developers conference to release a...

Korean sites still down after war anniversary hack

June 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

South Korean army’s K-55 A1 self-propelled howitzers fire during a military exercise to mark the 63rd anniversary of the start of the Korean War in Yeoncheon near the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas, South Korea, Tuesday, June 25, 2013....

Obama’s climate plan takes aim at coal plants

June 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo time exposure image smoke rises from the stacks of the La Cygne Generating Station coal-fired power plant in La Cygne, Kan. President Barack Obama says he’ll unveil a national plan to combat climate change...