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Brazil leader breaks silence about protests

June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A message by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is broadcast live at the bus station in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, June 21, 2013. The Brazilian ended her near-silence about more than a week of massive, violent protests, saying in a prime time TV broadcast Friday that peaceful demonstrations were part of a strong democracy but that violence [&hellip...

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Administrator opens probe of spill claims lawyer

June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 21, 2010 file aerial photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice, La. A lawyer working for the court-appointed administrator to review claims as part of the...

Ex-Enron CEO gets 10 years cut from sentence

June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling is escorted from the federal courthouse Friday, June 21, 2013, in Houston after being re-sentenced for his role in the energy giants’ collapse. Skilling was resentenced to 14 years as part of a court-ordered reduction...

Ind. seeks $614K for standardized testing problems

June 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Fort Wayne Community School Superintendent Wendy Robinson talks with Randy Borror before the start of a joint House and Senate education committee hearing at the Statehouse Friday, June 21, 2013, in Indianapolis. A legislative study committee listened as...

Adventure of Everest begins at tiny Nepal airstrip

June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sunday, May 26, 2013 photo, a flight takes off for Katmandu from Lukla airport, Nepal. Carved out of side of a mountain, the airport was built by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1965, and at an altitude of 2,843 meters (9,325 feet) the Lukla airport has earned...

Hillary Clinton addresses Michigan business group

June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Supporters of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, stand outside DeVos Place where she was scheduled to speak at the Economic Club of Grand Rapids’ annual dinner Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Cory Morse) ALL LOCAL...

Port of LA unveils plan for marine research center

June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The 100-year-old pier on the San Pedro waterfront is seen in Los Angeles Monday, June 17, 2013. LA Port officials unveiled plans to create a $500 million marine research center, called AltaSea in Los Angeles. The marine center will take 15 to 20 years to...

Texas, SD governors court Conn. gun makers

June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes his seat before speaking on civility in politics at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn. on Monday, June 17, 2013. Perry and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have...

Census data: Ohio may be stemming ‘brain drain’

June 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 22, 2013 photo, Ariel Walker, assistant to the city manager for intergovernmental affairs for the City of Dayton, works in her office in Dayton, Ohio. Originally from Pittsburgh, she studied at the University of Dayton and stayed in Dayton after...

Expert: Promoter created conflict with Jackson doc

June 18, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson announces several concerts at the London O2 Arena in July, at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. AEG Live LLC CEO Randy Phillips told a jury on Wednesday June 12, 2013, that he saw Jackson...