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No movement: Lawmakers dig in heels on debt crisis

January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive on Air Force One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., as they return from their Hawaii vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders on Sunday showed no signs of emerging from their corners to resolve the next step in the [&hellip...

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Egypt shakes up Cabinet, appoints 10 new ministers

January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An Egyptian shouts anti-Mohammed Morsi slogans as she waves an Egyptian flag during a protest at Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) CAIRO (AP) — Egypt swore in 10 new ministers on...

Missoni scion on plane missing in Venezuela

January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on March 30, 2005 Vittorio Missoni, right, and his wife Maurizia Castiglioni smile in Milan, Italy. The search resumed Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 for a small plane that has disappeared off the Venezuelan coast with six people aboard, including...

Talks on Illinois pension crisis end without deal

January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 3, 2013 photo, a “Pension Promise” sign is seen as Illinois state union members and supporters rally in support for fair pension reform in the at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced what...

Tiny Chevy Sonic helped with GM comeback

January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 25, 2012 photo, Chevrolet Sonics move down the line at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. Nearly four years after GM filed for bankruptcy protection, the automaker is building the Sonic, the best-selling subcompact...

After NYC subway deaths, barriers get new eye

January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2010 file photo, an airport worker looks out of the car and through the open doorway of the glass security barrier at Washington Dulles International Airport in Washington. New York City transit officials are considering similar...

Vets face confusion using GI Bill at state schools

January 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, JAN. 6, 2012 AND THEREAFTER – In this Nov. 11, 2011 photo provided by the family, Hayleigh Perez stands in front of a field of small U.S. flags at Baylor University in Waco, Texas on Veterans Day. In choosing to serve her country...

Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76M in Tokyo

January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Winning bidder Kiyoshi Kimura, president of Kiyomura Co., poses with a bluefin tuna in front of his Sushi Zanmai restaurant near Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The bluefin tuna caught off northeastern Japan fetched a record 155.40...

‘McDreamy’ says he beat Starbucks for coffee chain

January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Patrick Dempsey’s investment group has won the bid to purchase Tully’s Coffee. Dempsey meets the staff at the Tully’s Coffee on Western Avenue near the Pike Place Market on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Dempsey meets with employees from left...

Crews prep for recovery of grounded drilling rig

January 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard the conical drilling unit Kulluk sits grounded 40 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012. The Kulluk grounded after many efforts by tug vessel crews and Coast Guard crews to move the vessel to...