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Largest Ferris wheel nears completion in Las Vegas

September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The 55-story High Roller, the world’s largest Ferris wheel, left, is under construction near the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Caesars Entertainment Corp. is building the ride, which is expected to open early next year. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The madcap carnival on the Las Vegas Strip is getting [&hellip...

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Stocks rise on mergers, homebuilder outlook

September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, specialist Frank Masiello works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock futures are rising, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, on promising economic data out of Asia. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) The stock...

Microsoft launches Xbox Music on Web for free

September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This file image provided by Microsoft Corp. shows a screen image of their new service called, Xbox Music. Microsoft is making its Xbox Music streaming service available for free on the Web _ even to those who don’t use Windows 8. The expansion...

Center-right bloc takes power in Norway

September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Chairman of the Conservative Party in Norway, Erna Solberg, casts her vote in the general election Monday Sept. 9, 2013 at the polling station at Apeltun School in Bergen, western Norway. The Conservative party is expected to do well, and Solberg may well,...

Cal Worthington, car dealer famed for TV ads, dies

September 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo released by Worthington Ford Inc. shows a photo of Cal Worthington car dealer famed for TV ads. Worthington, who built a fortune from a series of West Coast car dealerships and became a TV fixture thanks to commercials urging customers to...

Apple’s next big thing may be lower-priced iPhone

September 10, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 2, 2013, file photo, a man smokes near the logo of Apple in Shanghai. Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s...

Mexico proposes sweeping social program changes

September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks to supporters during an act to protest against the governments proposed energy reforms that would allow private companies to explore the country’s oil and gas reserves, in Mexico City,...

Sinatra’s old Tahoe resort to get major makeover

September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

File-This July 1997 file photo shows The Cal Neva Lodge. The Cal Neva hotel-casino straddling the California-Nevada line will close for more than a year beginning Monday to allow for the multimillion-dollar project. Criswell-Radovan co-owner Robert Radovan...

Strong showing for Navalny in Moscow mayoral race

September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures as he speaks to the media at his headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Two exit polls in Moscow’s mayoral election are predicting a stronger showing than expected for opposition leader...

Romanians rally for and against planned gold mine

September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A protester uses a mobile device to film riot police through a heart shaped object that reads ” Save Rosia Montana” downtown Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Thousands have protested for the seventh day running against a Canadian owned...