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Oil pipeline blasts in eastern China kill 44

November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Policemen and firefighters work on a damaged site following a pipeline explosion in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong province Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Leaked oil from a ruptured oil pipe, owned by China’s largest oil refiner, Sinopec, caught fire and exploded Friday in an eastern Chinese port city, killing and injuring many people. (AP Photo)...

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Vacant Detroit train depot gets Christmas makeover

November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The shuttered Michigan Central Depot in Detroit is seen on Nov. 22, 2013, decked out for Christmas. It’s the second year that the building, which has lights illuminating the facade, has received a holiday makeover, The Detroit News reported. Detroit...

FCC chairman says he’s no fan of in-flight calls

November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 1, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama announces his nominees for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Tom Wheeler, right. A day after setting off an uproar among travelers opposed to in-flight phone calls,...

Xbox One sales hit 1 million on first day

November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Emanuel Jumatate, from Chicago, hugs his new Xbox One after he purchased it at a Best Buy on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Evanston, Ill. Microsoft is billing the Xbox One, which includes an updated Kinect motion sensor, as an all-in-one entertainment system...

Judge reinstates fired Philly Inquirer editor

November 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Philadelphia Inquirer Editor William K. Marimow, center, is greeted by Brian Toolan upon his return at the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Philadelphia. Common Pleas Judge Patricia A. McInerney declared that Marimow’s firing on...

Judge reinstates fired Philly Inquirer editor

November 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Philadelphia Inquirer Editor William K. Marimow, center, is greeted by Brian Toolan upon his return at the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Philadelphia. Common Pleas Judge Patricia A. McInerney declared that Marimow’s firing on...

Tesla CEO expects feds to clear Model S in fires

November 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, March 9, 2013, file photo, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gives the opening keynote at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Musk is confident that his Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation...

S&P 500 closes above 1,800 for first time

November 22, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Robert Oswald, right, works with fellow traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Stocks were mixed in early trading Friday as traders and investors lacked a catalyst to push the major indexes higher after strong gains...

Gap’s 3rd-quarter profit up 9.4 percent

November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, a shopper walks down the steps at a Gap store in Los Angeles. Gap Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Thursday, Nov, 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) NEW YORK (AP)...

Tech issues block people from NJ online bet test

November 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Joseph Brennen of Ventnor, NJ logs on to a Harrah’s online casino on his laptop from a highway rest area in Egg Harbor Township, NJ on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, the first day of a test of Internet gambling in New Jersey. Security software designed to...