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Pilot who struck Bay Bridge had 3 prior accidents

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this image provided by the Coast Guard, damage is seen to the tanker Overseas Reymar following a collision with tower six of the San Francisco Bay Bridge, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The empty oil tanker ship struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, but there were no reports of leaking oil and the [&hellip...

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5 Americans among 7 dead in Peru chopper crash

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Investigators stand near the wreckage of a U.S.-owned cargo helicopter in Pucallpa, Peru, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Five U.S. citizens are among seven people killed in the crash in the Peruvian jungle. The heavy-lift, twin-rotor Chinook BH-234 chopper, owned by...

AIG board weighing joining suit against US

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People pass the AIG building, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. American International Group Inc. said Tuesday its board of directors will weigh whether to take part in a shareholder lawsuit against the U.S. over the government’s $182 billion bailout...

AP Exclusive: Richardson pressing NKorean test ban

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, takes photographs as he tours a computer lab at Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, North Korea on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Schmidt is the highest-profile U.S. executive to visit North Korea – a country with...

3 Mont. tribal leaders indicted in singers’ hunts

January 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, Josh Thompson arrives at the 59th Annual BMI Country Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Three Blackfeet tribal leaders were indicted Tuesday Jan. 8, 2013, on charges they held illegal big-game hunts for a film crew and...

Asia stocks down ahead of US corporate earnings

January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, talks with business leaders during Japan’s business organizations joint New Year’s party in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Asian stocks cooled off Monday as some investors sold shares to lock in profits...

Drilling barge pulled from rocks off Alaska island

January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An Era Alaska helicopter lifts off from Kodiak State Airport, in Kodiak, Alaska, on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2012 en route to the floating drill ship Kulluk on Monday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2013. Salvage teams conducted an in-depth assessment of its...

Venezuela searches for lost plane with Missoni CEO

January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provided by Venezuela’s Ministry of the Interior and Justice Press Office, members of the Venezuelan National Guard search for a plane that went missing near Los Roques, Venezuela, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. The search for a missing plane...

‘California’s Gold’ host Huell Howser dies at 67

January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS SPELLING OF NAME TO HUELL NOT HULL FILE- In this March 31, 2005, file photo provided by the Howser production company via KCET, television host Huell Howser poses for a photo at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve in Lancster, Calif. Howser,...

McDonald’s expands test flight for chicken wings

January 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated product image provided by McDonald’s shows the restaurant’s new “Mighty Wings”offering on the store’s menu. The world’s biggest hamburger chain is set to expand its test of chicken wings to Chicago this week,...