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Ukraine’s ruling party leads in vote called biased

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Election commission officials count ballots at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Ukrainians are electing a parliament on Sunday in a crucial vote tainted by the jailing of top opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko and fears of election fraud. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian president’s party will...

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Comic-Con to stay in San Diego through 2016

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 15, 2012 publicity photo provided by Nickelodeon, a fan is seen with SpongeBob SquarePants during Comic-Con, in San Diego, Calif. Storm Troopers, cyborgs, superheroes and other comic-book fans can count on their annual pilgrimage to...

Verizon to sell Nokia phone

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Oct. 17, 2012, photo, shows a Verizon Wireless sign at a Little Rock, Ark.Verizon Wireless, the largest cellphone carrier in the U.S., said Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, it will sell a Nokia phone for the first time in years, lending support to the embattled...

Google unveils another phone, larger Nexus tablet

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Nexus 10 tablet is shown by Randall Safara of Google at a Google announcement in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Google is adding a few more gadgets to holiday shopping lists. The devices announced Monday include the latest in Google’s line of...

Facebook, Twitter abuzz with hurricane chatter

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 shows Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving toward the north with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph. Hurricane Sandy wheeled toward land as forecasters feared Monday, raking cities along...

Rudy’s Towing Service & Wrecking Yard offers car removal, expert towing and a wrecking yard and parts

October 29, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Rudy’s Towing Service is ready to offer you great service, modern equipment and trained operators. Call 623-5021 for service. Rudy’s offers local and long distance towing, lockout service, a wrecking yard and parts. Rudy’s Towing Service &...

Insurers nervous over prospect of Romney victory

October 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated handout photo provided by the Bipartisan Policy Center shows G. William Hoagland. Health insurance CEOs are getting nervous about what could happen if Republican Mitt Romney wins the White House. Although the industry hates parts of President...

Future of Nokia hangs on Windows Phone 8 rollout

October 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gives his presentation at the launch of Microsoft Windows 8, in New York, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Windows 8 is the most dramatic overhaul of the personal computer market’s dominant operating system in 17 years. (AP...

Ukraine ruling party claims victory in election

October 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

An Orthodox priest casts his ballot paper at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Voters in Ukraine are choosing a new parliament Sunday. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s...

2,000 sheep led through streets of Spain’s capital

October 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Participant drinks wine as shepherds lead their sheep through the center of Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Spanish shepherds led flocks of sheep through the streets of downtown Madrid in defense of ancient grazing, migration and droving rights...