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Cyprus talks to continue; no deal yet

March 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Childs play soccer at a school in the old city of capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, March 23, 2013. Politicians in Cyprus were racing Saturday to complete an alternative plan raising funds necessary for the country to qualify for an international bailout, with a potential bankruptcy just three days away. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP)...

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UK police: Russian tycoon Berezovsky found dead

March 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – A Wednesday, July 18, 2007 photo from files showing Russian exile Boris Berezovsky, a close friend of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko who was poisoned by Polonium 2-10, speaking to the media in a news conference in London. United...

Analysis: Budget balance is in eye of the beholder

March 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 21, 2013, after the Republican-controlled House passed a tea party-flavored budget plan Thursday that promises sharp cuts in safety-net programs for the...

Calif. farmers team up to convert beets to ethanol

March 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 6, 2013 photo, a mature sugar beet is shown, in Tranquility, Calif. Farmers in central California hope to build the nation’s first commercial-scale bio-refinery in nearby Mendota, Calif., to turn beets into biofuel. Europe already has more...

New US-EU talks threatened by agriculture spats

March 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 12, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Obama used Washington’s grandest stage _ the State of the Union speech _ to announce...

Feds raid 17 Calif. businesses for nitrous oxide

March 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy Jim Phillips, left, detains Federico Valencia after a search warrant at Victor Welding Supply, Co. in Los Angeles Friday, March 22, 2013. A joint operation dubbed “No Laughing Matter” by the Food and Drug...

Senators close in on immigration deal

March 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2013, file photo, before the New York skyline, a group of immigrant rights advocates gather near Ellis Island in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, N.J. A dispute between business and labor groups over wages for low-skilled workers...

Cyprus lawmakers approve key bills for bailout

March 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters chant slogans and wave Cypriot flags outside the Cypriot parliament, Friday, March 22, 2013. Cypriot authorities were putting the final touches Friday to a plan they hope will convince international lenders to provide the money the country urgently...

FAA to close control towers at 4 Arizona airports

March 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 9, 2010 photo, an American Eagle flight waits for release from the air traffic control tower at Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington, Ill. Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation...

Review: March Madness online not for cord-cutters

March 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This screen shot shows Turner’s NCAA MArch Madness Live website. The site allows those who don’t have cable or satellite an option to view all 67 games online for a one-time fee of $4. ( AP Photo/Turner) NEW YORK (AP) — Finding March Madness...