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AP Exclusive: IRS knew tea party targeted in 2011

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, May, 10, 2013. Carney responded on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, calling on top-to-bottom review of the Obama administration after the IRS admitted that it had targeted conservative groups during the 2012 election. (AP Photo/Pablo...

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Experts: CO2 record illustrates ‘scary’ trend

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 photo, a flock of Geese fly past the smokestacks at the Jeffrey Energy Center coal power plant as the suns sets near Emmett, Kan. Worldwide levels of the chief greenhouse gas that causes global warming have hit a milestone,...

Future heads of family farms dig into financials

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, April 17, 2013 photo, Jake Anderson poses for a photo in an equipment shed on his family’s farm in Williamsburg, Mo. Anderson didn’t have to delve too deep into the University of Missouri’s agricultural economics program before...

G7 says Japan playing by currency rules

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Britain’s George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer speaks to the media as he arrives at the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Aylesbury, England, Friday, May 10, 2013. The role of central banks in shoring up the global...

Jersey shore towns race to do boardwalk repairs

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 10, 2013 photo, a couple enjoys being able to once again walk on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J., after Superstorm Sandy destroyed the old one. Jersey shore towns up and down the coast are racing to finish rebuilding their boardwalks in...

AP IMPACT: Cars made in Brazil are deadly

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – In this March 6, 2008 photo, Ford Ka cars are assembled in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The Ford Ka hatchback sold in Europe scored four stars when it was tested by Euro NCAP in 2008; its Latin...

DA seeks no clemency for death row inmate Dunlap

May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Nathan Dunlap, 38, appears for a hearing at Arapahoe County Court in Centennial, Colo, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Dunlap’s attorneys asked a judge Wednesday to delay designating a week for execution, saying Dunlap’s death sentence was meant to be...

Jury begins deliberation in Las Vegas Sands case

May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 28, 2007 file photo shows the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau. Las Vegas Sands Corp., the U.S. gambling company controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, which owned the Venetian resort, is being sued for $328 million over the way...

Control towers at 149 small airports to stay open

May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, March 8, 2013 file photo, the control tower at Coleman A. Young International Airport is shown in Detroit. The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports, including Young, that...

Has the gold rush came to an end?

May 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2006 file photo, gold bars are on display at the “Gold” exhibit in the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Gold, often touted as the most trustworthy of investments, has looked wild over the past month....