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Argentina’s YPF CEO announces $35B investment plan

June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez, right, talks to Planning Minister Julio De Vido, center, as YPF oil company’s Argentine state representative and Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof drinks water during a ceremony to announce new investments in YPF in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The chief executive of the newly...

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Headline: Wind power execs: Tax credit needed to keep jobs

June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 14, 2009 file photo, a cluster of windmills catch the wind blowing on Stetson Mountain, in Range 8, Township 3, Maine. A group of wind power executives, meeting in Atlanta, says a stalled effort to renew federal tax credits for the...

Solar-powered plane lands in Morocco

June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard is helped to fit his flying suit at Barajas airport in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. The experimental solar-powered airplane arrived in Madrid on May 25, 2012 from Payerne, Switzerland, and now goes on to Rabat,...

Disney’s new diet for kids: No more junk food ads

June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Disney’s packed sliced sweet apples is held with other Disney food products, at the Newseum in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2012, during a news conference where first lady Michelle Obama and Walt Disney Company announced that Disney will become the...

AP: 1940 NY census records now searchable by name

June 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This file photo provided by the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division shows a poster for the 1940 Census. Starting midnight, June 6, 2012, The 1940 U.S. Census plus the 1915 and 1025 New York Censuses will be searchable online by...

Oddities in Chinese stock index evoke Tiananmen

June 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

People hold up lit candles during a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park Monday, June 4, 2012 to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing. The background shows a picture taken from...

Lawyers: Deal is close in Colo. listeria lawsuits

June 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Sept. 28, 2011 file photo shows co-owner Eric Jensen as he examines cantaloupe on the Jensen Farms near Holly, Colo. The Food and Drug Administration recalled 300,000 cases of cantaloupe grown on the Jensen Farms after connecting it with a...

US officials seek answers on Detroit rail project

June 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Penske Automotive Group chief Roger Penske and Gov. Rick Snyder address the media during a news conference in the mayor’s office in Detroit, Monday, June 4, 2012. City and state officials, along with a cadre of influential business leaders, will spend...

Grim search for dead after Nigerian plane crash

June 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A rescue worker walks past the wreckage of a plane in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, June 4, 2012. The passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigeria’s largest city on Sunday, government officials said. Firefighters pulled at least one body...

Kids could someday get on Facebook, without lying

June 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE- In this Friday, May 18, 2012, file photo, a child looks at a laptop displaying Facebook logos in Hyderabad, India. Facebook said Monday, June 4, 2012, it is testing out ways to allow younger kids on its site without needing to lie. (AP Photo/Mahesh...