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Solid job gains in April ease fears about economy

May 4, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 11, 2013 photo, people wait in line before the Dr. King Career Fair at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y. U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than first thought, the Labor Department reports, Friday, May 3, 2013. [&hellip...

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NY judge to OK Empire State Building settlement

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Thursday, May 2, 2013 photo shows New York’s Empire State Building in midtown Manhattan. A Manhattan judge on Thursday backed a $55 million settlement in a court battle over the Empire State Building, effectively clearing the way for a plan to let...

Intel taps COO Krzanich as chipmaker’s next CEO

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011.Intel CEO Paul Otellini, holds up a Google Android phone running on an Intel chip during the keynote address at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Intel said Thursday, May 2, 2013, that it has chosen Brian...

US economic reports hold out hope for hiring gains

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 1, 2013 photo, a crane removes a container from a ship at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore. The government reports on the U.S. trade deficit for March, Thursday, May 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)...

Oil drilling technology leaps, clean energy lags

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This Wednesday, July 27, 2011, file photo, shows the view of the well and fracking area beside a flat panel display showing data in the mobile command post of a hydraulic fracturing operation in Claysville, Pa. Technology created an energy revolution...

Justice Department appeals morning-after case

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” The Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter, a...

First full cruise season under new rules start

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 3, 2012 file photo, the first cruise ship of the season, the Carnival Spirit in Juneau, Alaska. The summer season’s first cruise ship, the Carnival Miracle, is scheduled to arrive on May 2, marking the start of tourist season....

In parts of Plains, drought fears nag in 3rd year

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – This Aug. 22, 2012 file photo shows drought-stricken cotton plants near Pocasset, Okla. Heat in 2010 and 2012 and not enough rain already have drained Oklahoma agriculture of more than...

Fed keeps stimulus, says taxes and cuts have hurt

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A video screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the interest rate decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The Fed maintained its plan to keep short-term interest rates at record lows at least until unemployment falls to 6.5...

Visa card use up but 2Q profit slips nearly 2 pct

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 25, 2013 photo, credit and debit cards are displayed for a photographer in Baltimore. Visa Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visa Inc....