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Legislature approves reforms for enterprise zones

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Woodland Hills, called for passage of his enterprise zone measure before lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Blumenfield’s measure AB93, a overhaul sought by Gov. Jerry Brown of California’s enterprise zone program, failed to pass on the two initial attempts, but was passed on...

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Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party’s Presidential candidate and current Health Minister Udval Natsag, center, waits in line to cast her vote at secondary school no.6 of the Sukhbaatar district in Ulan Bator, Mongolia Wednesday, June 26, 2013....

Hawaii hiking trails to be on Google Street View

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by Google, Rob Pacheco, president of Hawaii Forest & Trail, takes in the view at Akaka Falls near Honomu, Hawaii, while wearing the Street View Trekker. Hawaii’s volcanoes, rainforests and beaches will soon be visible...

Court: Hobby Lobby can challenge health care law

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. A federal appeals court on Thursday, June 27, 2013 ruled that Hobby Lobby stores have a good case that the federal health care law violates their religious beliefs in...

Brazil protesters, police clash near match

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A protester, left, gestures to riot police during a demonstration in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Brazilian anti-government protesters in part angered by the billions spent in World Cup preparations and police clashed Wednesday near the...

Asia stocks gain on hopes Fed stimulus to stay

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 photo, specialist Stephen Ruiz, left, and trader Michael Smyth work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday June 25, 2013 as investors continued their flight from risky assets...

NY’s top court: Starbucks baristas must share tips

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2008 file photo, Starbucks employees Tracy Bryant, right, and Roland Smith, center, watch as a manager Justin Chapple makes an espresso at a Starbucks in New York. Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors,...

EU agrees on bank-failure rules to avoid bailouts

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos Jurado, left, talks with Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan, center, and Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg, during the EU finance ministers meeting, in Brussels, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. European Union finance...

ASPCA uses USDA photos in fight over puppy mills

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Dec. 6, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows excessively long nails on dog raised at Joseph Schupp’s JC Puppies, a formerly USDA-licensed commercial dog breeder in McLeansboro, Ill. The American Society for the Prevention...

IRS delayed action on progressive groups, too

June 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated handout photo provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) shows National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. The Internal Revenue Service long has resisted efforts by an internal watchdog to help groups seeking tax-exempt status, creating a culture...