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Kenya army, Somali militia swap Twitter insults

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

EDS NOTE: DOWNLOAD FROM INTERNET WE ARE UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY CONTENT OF IMAGE. This combination image made from images downloaded from the internet on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 shows the headers of the Twitter pages of Kenya’s military spokesman, above, and of Somalia’s insurgent group al-Shabab, below. Writing in arabic on al-Qaida...

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Shippers seek no workers for shift at Oakland port

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A protester is shoved by an Alameda County Sheriff Dept. officer as police attempted to leave the Port of Oakland, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Anti-Wall Street protesters along the West Coast joined an effort Monday to blockade some of the...

Mitsubishi Motors delivers electric car to Hawaii

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Bridget Nishimura, center, talks to Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, right, as she gets out of her new Mitsubishi Motors electric vehicle after a brief test drive in Honolulu on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. The Nishimura family received the first Mitsubishi Motors...

Billy Joel gets portrait at NYC’s Steinway Hall

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Billy Joel looks at his portrait at the unveiling of his Steinway Hall portrait at the flagship store of Steinway & Sons, in New York, Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Joel is one of only two living artists included in a collection featuring greats such as...

Intel cuts 4Q outlook citing supply shortages

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

The Intel sign is shown at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Intel cut its fourth-quarter revenue outlook Monday due to massive flooding in Thailand, sending shares for the entire sector downward. Intel now expects fourth...

Ill. House OKs tax relief for businesses, families

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross, R-Oswego, argues tax break legislation while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois...

Sheriff: Bookkeeper used stolen $110k on lottery

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This photo released Sunday, Dec. 12, 2011, by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department in Pontiac, Mich., shows Steven Sharrard, 47, of Waterford Township. The department said Sharrard was arraigned Friday, Dec. 19, 2011, on embezzlement charges. Detectives...

Mom makes silo safety her cause after son’s death

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Linda Osier poses for a portrait at her Sterling, MI. home. Osier started Tommy’s Advocates for Silo Safety (TASS) after the death of her son in a farming accident this past Memorial Day. (AP Photo/The Bay City Times, Lathan Goumas) STERLING, Mich. (AP)...

NYPD Facebook probe raises free speech question

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Sept. 26, 2010 photo, police stand along the route of the West Indian-American Day Parade as parade participants make their way along Eastern Parkway in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The New York Police Department is investigating a Facebook group...

Egypt’s premier tears up while discussing economy

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Graffiti depicting a high ranking army officer with an eye patch and Arabic writing that reads, “your eye, the square says the truth, we will always say no,” is seen at a protest encampment in front of the cabinet building in Cairo, Egypt Sunday,...