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Most interesting man backs nonprofit group in Vt.

May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated publicity photo released by Hathaway Communications, actor Jonathan Goldsmith is seen. Goldsmith, best known as the actor who portrays Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World” , will use his celebrity to help Clear Path International, a U.S.-based non-profit organization that assists civilian landmine and bomb accident survivors...

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Jeb Bush calls for education, immigration reform

May 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush prepares to board a carriage Wednesday, May 29, 2013, on Michigan’s Mackinac Island after delivering a speech to business and government leaders. (AP Photo/John Flesher) MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Boosting education...

Chinese teen defaces Egypt temple; sparks outcry

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Monday May 6, 2013, the Chinese words “Ding Jinhao visited here” is seen on bas-relief in the 3,500-year-old Luxor temple in Luxor, Egypt. A Chinese teenager who defaced the ancient temple in Egypt with graffiti has come under...

Asia stocks post muted gains on improving US data

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man talking on a mobile phone walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Investors seeking bargains helped push Japan’s benchmark stock index higher Tuesday after plunging 3 percent the day before. The...

SKorea idles 2 nuke plants after cable tests faked

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 5, 2013 photo, Shin-Kori No.2 nuclear power plant is seen in Ulsan, South Korea. On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, South Korea halted operation of two nuclear power plants, Shin-Kori No. 2 and Shin-Wolsong No. 1, unseen, after finding they used control...

Derailment, blast near Baltimore rattles homes

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby...

News Corp unveils logo of impaired publishing unit

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by News Corp. shows their new logo as unveiled Tuesday, May 28, 2013. It is described as a new, friendlier-looking logo for its publishing division as it prepares to split the company in two by the end of June. The logo, in cursive...

Exec agrees to plead guilty in RI Navy kickbacks

May 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This panel of 2012 file photos show Ralph Mariano, left, and Mary O’Rourke outside federal court in Providence, R.I. O’Rourke, one of two remaining defendants in a kickback scheme that targeted the U.S. Navy, said Tuesday, May 28,...

Stocks jump after confidence, house prices surge

May 28, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 23, 2013 file photo, Trader Thomas Kay, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, May 23, 2013. U.S. stock futures are moving sharply higher Tuesday, May 28, 2013, to start the week after the three-day holiday...

Asia stocks gain amid modest Nikkei recovery

May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A youth walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, May 27, 2013. The Nikkei 225 closed down 469.80 points, or 3.22 percent at 14,142.65 Monday after the yen reversed some of its recent fall against the U.S. dollar. Stocks...