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Mich. gov. dissolving fund with anonymous donors

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks about an increase in employment during a press conference at Midwest Bus Corporation on Monday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2013 in Owosso, Mich. The company will increase to more than 100 employees by year’s end. (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, Jake May) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. [&hellip...

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Discover Financial’s profit falls 8 percent in 3Q

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 23, 2011 file photo shows Discover cards arranged for a photo in Overland Park, Kan. Discover Financial Services on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 said its third-quarter net income fell 8 percent, as the lender set aside more funds to cover...

NSA spy program reporter promises more bombshells

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Associated Press Denver News Editor James Anderson, right, facilitates a question and answer session with investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald via teleconference from Rio de Janeiro Brazil, during an event at the annual conference of the 69th Annual...

Blogger: Cubans use creativity to get info online

October 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Yoani Sanchez, a dissident blogger from Havana, Cuba, talks about the difficulties of practicing her brand of news gathering during a session at the 69th Annual General Assembly of the Inter American Press Association in a hotel in downtown Denver on Sunday,...

Panel examines future of medical pot in Wash.

October 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, patient Matthew Dillon, left, has his blood pressure checked by Ella Miltner as he is examined while renewing his authorization for a medical marijuana prescription at the Choice Wellness Center in Seattle. A state...

Luxembourg prime minister’s party wins most votes

October 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Leader of the Christian Democrat party Jean-Claude Juncker speaks with the media at his election headquarters in Luxembourg on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. The Christian Democrat party of long-serving Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker easily remained the biggest...

Republicans making ‘Obamacare’ their next target

October 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Oct. 18, 2013, self-employed photographer Michael Weaver works the sidelines of a high school football game in Jerseyville, Ill. “We need to stop the arguing and move forward to make it work.” It took him about a week and half of...

Work begins on Calif. bullet train, locals angry

October 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, a freight train travels south alongside Highway 99 near Livingston, Calif. Construction of the nation’s first high-speed rail system is slated to begin in Fresno promising to create construction jobs and link...

Navy’s largest destroyer going into water in Maine

October 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo made Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, the first-in-class Zumwalt, the largest U.S. Navy destroyer ever built, is seen at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The christening of the Zumwalt was canceled once because of the government shutdown. But plans call...

Argentines link health problems to agrochemicals

October 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, OCT. 21, 2013, AND THEREAFTER – In this May 2, 2013 photo, empty agrochemical containers including Monsanto’s Roundup products lay discarded at a recycling center in Quimili, Santiago del Estero province, Argentina. Instead of...