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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 Alexei Navalny. Sunday’s mayoral election is a potentially pivotal contest that has energized...

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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...

9/11 responders far from NYC seek compensation

September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Alexandria, Va., firefighter Capt. Scott Quintana, who has chronic Myeloid leukemia that was diagnosed in 2010, talks about his health at his fire station in Alexandria, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Quintana was a first responder to the Pentagon on 9/11 and...

How to invest in your health care

September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 28, 2010 file photo, a free eye exam is performed on a patient at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles. Americans now have $18 billion in Health Savings Accounts, a type of plan...

Nashville street newspaper faces financial crisis

September 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 photo, Anita Smith sells copies of The Contributor newspaper on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. The street newspaper is facing a financial crisis after a period of tremendous growth, and the the staff of...

Pitt attends premiere for ’12 Years a Slave’

September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Brad Pitt arrives at the premiere for "12 Years a Slave" on day 2 of the Toronto International Film Festival at The Princess of Wales Theatre on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Toronto. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) TORONTO (AP) — The upcoming...

Australia’s new gov’t vows to limit foreign aid

September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott, third left, and his daughters Frances, left, Louise, second right, and Bridget, right, and his wife Margaret, second left, come to the stage to celebrate his election victory in Sydney, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013,...

Conn. lobstermen coping with 1st seasonal closure

September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this in Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 file photo, Mike Theiler pulls lobsters he harvested out of a basket on a dock in New London, Conn. Theiler is among about two dozen full-time lobstermen in Connecticut preparing for the first seasonal shutdown on...

Libya’s oil exports plunge as problems escalate

September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2011 file photo, a Libyan oil worker, works at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, in Brega, eastern Libya. Libya’s deputy oil minister told reporters late Tuesday, Aug, 27, 2013, that the country’s oil exports are five...

Greek premier promises recovery from 2014

September 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Riot Police buses patrol the streets of the city during the inauguration of the annual Thessaloniki International Trade Fair Saturday Sept. 7, 2013. Labor unions are planing a series of weekend demonstrations in the country’s second largest city,...