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Bank of Cyprus big savers to lose up to 60 percent

March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Seen through a bus stop bench, a woman passes an empty shop with a sign reading in Greek ‘for rent’ in central capital Nicosia, Cyprus, on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Big depositors at Cyprus’ largest bank may be forced to accept losses of up to 60 percent, far more than initially estimated under the European [&hellip...

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Algeria’s southern unemployed demand oil jobs

March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo dated March 14, 2013, a demonstrator holds a sign reading “I am Algerian, where are my rights?” during a protest by thousands of young unemployed men in Algeria’s southern city of Ouargla. Protests by the unemployed in southern Algeria are...

Egypt, Iran resume direct flights after decades

March 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE — In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 file photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, center right, participate in an arrival ceremony at the airport in Cairo,...

Business, labor get deal on worker program

March 30, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Several southwest Michigan pastors along with immigrant families and members of the general public take part in a pray-in for immigration reform event outside of Representative Fred Upton’s office in downtown Kalamazoo on Friday, March 29, 2013. (AP...

Argentina offers to pay debts with cash & bonds

March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 2, 2012 file photo, Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez speaks at an event marking the 158 anniversary of the stock exchange in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The South American country has until midnight Friday, March 29, 2013...

NYC deal is key in sick days push, advocates say

March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 9, 2012 file photo, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn laughs during a news conference at City Hall in New York. Quinn on Thursday, March 28, 2013, announced a deal between New York City legislators, labor...

Virtual reality, goggles and all, attempts return

March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This publicity image provided by Oculus VR shows a virtual reality headset. The virtual reality headset, the doodad that was supposed to seamlessly transport wearers to three-dimensional virtual worlds, has made a remarkable return at this year’s Game...

Crisis hotlines turning to text to reach teens

March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, March 26, 2013 photo, Volunteer Sophia (last names not given) views the home page of the Teen Line center, that takes text messages and phone calls from teens seeking help, at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. As more teens have...

US consumer spending, income jump in February

March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 photo, a customer counts her change after a purchase at Lodge’s store in Albany N.Y. U.S. consumers earned more and spent more in February, helped by a stronger job market that offset some of the drag from higher taxes,...

Cyprus sends rumbles through shaky banking system

March 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades speaks on his phone in his car as he arrives at the airport in Brussels on Sunday, March 24, 2013. The EU says a top official will chair a high-level meeting on Cyprus in a last-ditch effort to seal a deal before finance...