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GOP on health care: Repeal quickly, replace slowly

June 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 17, 2012 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes questions during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congressional Republicans intend to seek quick repeal of any parts of the health care law that survive a widely anticipated Supreme Court ruling, but don’t plan to push [&hellip...

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Romney won't say he'll overturn immigration order

June 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney wait in the rain for his arrival to a campaign stop at Mapleside Farms on Sunday, June 17, 2012 in Brunswick, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) TROY, Ohio (AP) — Mitt Romney in...

Socialists take French Parliament, sweep power

June 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Supporters of France’s National Front Party react after the second round of the French legislative elections, Sunday, June 17, 2012 in Henin-Beaumont, northern France where far-right leader Marine Le Pen has lost her race for a parliamentary seat, but...

Copper heiress' huge gifts spotlighted in NY court

June 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This photo provided in 2010 by Barbara Cleary’s Realty Guild shows the estate of Huguette Clark in New Caanan, Conn., which had not been lived in for more than two decades since its owner became ill and ended up a recluse in a New York...

Accounting for natural wealth gains world traction

June 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken on Wednesday, May 13, 2012, Kashmiri Muslims fish on the shore of Nageen Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar, India. Traditional measures of economic progress like GDP are being criticized as inadequate for ignoring such downsides as...

Summit lets Obama, Putin size up the competition

June 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 7, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow. With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will...

Americans hang on after recession claims wealth

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Michael, left, and Patricia Jackson sift through bank documents in their home Saturday, June 16, 2012, in Marietta, Ga. On a suburban cul-de-sac northwest of Atlanta, the Jacksons are struggling to keep a house worth $100,000 less than they owe. Their voices...

Greeks to vote with a global audience

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Supporters of Conservative “New Democracy” party chat inside an election kiosk one day before general elections in Athens, Saturday, June 16, 2012. Greeks vote for the second time in six weeks Sunday amid fears that the country could be forced out...

Affairs of politics and heart mark French election

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

French former Socialist presidential candidate Segolene Royal campaigns in Villeneuve-les Salines near La Rochelle, west of France, Thursday, June 14, 2012. Royal is facing a Socialist Party opponent in the second round election next Sunday. (AP Photo/Yohan...

Obama, world want bold signs from Europe at G-20

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 7, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow. With global anxiety rising, President Barack Obama is searching for bolder, swifter signals from Europe that it will...