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One safe bet at Cincinnati casino? Some will cheat

December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

William Bertke practices stacking chips during a training session, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati in Cincinnati. One of the safest bets at the new casino set to open this spring is that cheaters will be among the gamblers, targeting dealers who have only dealt cards in a training room. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) [&hellip...

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The factory fire: Global commerce, local tragedy

December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 file photo shows a sweater with a Disney tag found among the equipment in a burned out garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaha, Bangladesh. A week after a blaze at the factory killed 112 workers, a glaring question...

Missouri lottery winners want to live normally

December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Mark, left, and Cindy, center, Hill are presented a check by a Missouri Lottery official during the announcement of Powerball winners in Dearborn, Mo., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) DEARBORN, Mo. (AP) — To announce one of the biggest events...

Obama pipeline decision may preview energy policy

December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 22, 2012 file photo shows President Barack Obama arriving at the TransCanada Stillwater Pipe Yard in Cushing, Okla. Embarking on a second term, Obama faces mounting pressure on a decision he had put off during his re-election campaign:...

Spain’s elBulli restaurant to sell wine cellar

December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2003 file photo, Spanish chef Ferran Adria examines ingredients in his kitchen workshop in Barcelona, Spain. Spain’s famed chef Ferran Adria says the wine cellar of his former restaurant, elBulli is to be auctioned to raise...

Merkel acknowledges Germans’ frustration on Greece

December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 30, 3012 file picture German Chancellor Angela Merkel casts her vote at the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. The German Parliament has given its overwhelming backing to a deal aimed at...

Climate activists march outside UN talks in Qatar

December 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Qatari Women activists holding a banner reading “commit to climate justice 4 all ” as they march with local and international activists march to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar, Saturday ,...

Notorious Macau gangster released from prison

December 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Macau crime boss Wan Kuok-koi known as Broken Tooth Koi walks out of Coloane Prison in Macau, China Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, after serving nearly 15 years. Wan was convicted of loan sharking, money laundering and being a gang leader in November 1999, a month...

Insider trading suspect was model ethics student

December 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Mathew Martoma, former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager exits Manhattan federal court, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in New York. Martoma, accused of enabling a quarter of a billion dollars in profits through inside information appeared in a New...

Portions of Texas move back into severe drought

December 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday Nov. 29, 2012 photo, 71-year-old rancher Darrell Francis who relies on winter wheat as forage for his hundreds of cows, peers out in Perrin, Texas. A dry winter that is on track to making the record books has sent portions of Texas, including...