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Obama fundraises, catches Keystone heat in Calif.

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama salutes as he arrives at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama is raising money for the Democratic Party in California, eager to weaken his Republican opposition in Congress even as he confronts protests from his liberal...

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Obama to return 5 percent of salary to Treasury

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama walks to greet people after arriving at Buckley Air Force Base in Colo.,Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Obama is meeting with local law enforcement officials and community leaders to discuss the state’s new measures to reduce gun...

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo, foreign tourists look for a hotel near the railway station in New Delhi, India. Violence against women, and the huge publicity generated by recent attacks here, is threatening India’s $17.7 billion tourism industry....

Rep. Heck touts visas, energy to Nev. Legislature

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nevada, speaks to a joint session of the Legislature in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas, and Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki are at rear. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison) CARSON...

Conn. Senate approves sweeping gun control bill

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who represents Newtown, Conn., right, and Senate President Donald Williams, D-Brooklyn, shake hands after the passage of a gun-control bill in the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday,...

NKorea clears its military to attack US with nukes

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

South Korean drivers walk back to their trucks to turn back at the customs, immigration and quarantine office in Paju, South Korea, near the border village of Panmunjom, Thursday, April 4, 2013. North Korea on Wednesday barred South Korean workers from...

Leno to leave NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ next spring

April 3, 2013 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

This January 2013 publicity photo released by NBC shows Jimmy Fallon, host of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” holding a thank you note during a photo session in New York. NBC on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 announced its long-rumored switch in late...

Crews corral cruise ship that tore loose in Ala.

April 3, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Tug boats maneuver around the Carnival cruise ship Triumph as she rests against a dock on the east side of the Mobile River after becoming dislodged from its mooring at BAE Shipyard during high winds Wednesday, April 3, 2013 in Mobile, Ala. Triumph was...

Rape, kidnap of tourists feed Rio safety fears

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Wallace Aparecido Souza Silva is presented to the press at Special Police Unit for Tourism Support (DEAT) after being arrested for allegedly attacking tourists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. An American woman was gang raped and beaten...

Asian stocks up after positive US economic data

April 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Men wait for a signal to change in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. A slowdown in U.S. factory production sent Asian stock markets lower Tuesday, while Japan’s Nikkei slipped as the yen rose against the...