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GOP blocks Senate debate on Dem student loan bill

May 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., center, accompanied by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, left, and students, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 8, 2012, as the Senate moves toward a showdown on a Democratic proposal to keep federally subsidized loan interest rates from doubling for millions of college students. Clarise McCants [&hellip...

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US, China to cooperate more on cyber threat

May 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and and China’s Minister of National Defense Gen. Liang Guanglie, not seen, speak during a joint press briefing at the Pentagon, Monday, May 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting that...

Jury deadlocks on key issue in Google-Oracle trial

May 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

File – In this April 18, 2012 file photo, Google CEO Larry Page walks into a federal building in San Francisco. A Federal jury in San Francisco reached an impasse on a key issue in Oracle’s copyright-infringement case against Google, handing the...

Austerity now dirty word in Europe, but what next?

May 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Greek presidential guards perform ceremonial duties at the monument of the unknown soldier in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Monday, May 7, 2012. Bailout-reliant Greece faces weeks of financial turmoil after voters angry at crippling income cuts...

Ink Plus, Inc. specializes in Sales, Service & Repairs on Laser Printers, Fax Machines, Copiers, Computers & Typewriters, plus Laser & Fax Toner Cartridges and Inkjet Cartridges

May 7, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The staff at Ink Plus includes (left to right) Ronald W. McKay, Patricia “Pat” McGraw, Mark Roland and Tony Kotecki. All Ink Plus profits go to local charities. Ink Plus, Inc. is located in the Petroleum Building at 200 West First Street in Suite 124a....

France gets new leader, Europe new direction

May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

French president-elect Francois Hollande waves to crowds gathered to celebrate his election victory in Bastille Square in Paris, France, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Hollande defeated outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France’s next...

World leaders welcome Hollande’s French victory

May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President-elect Francois Hollande delivers his speech in Tulle, central France, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Francois Hollande defeated Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France’s next president, Sarkozy conceded defeat minutes after the polls closed. (AP...

The top 2 leaders emerging from Greece’s elections

May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Greece’s conservative leader of New Democracy Antonis Samaras waves to his supporters at the headquarters of his party in Athens, Sunday, May 6, 2012. Samaras called for a coalition government with two aims, for Greece to remain in the euro and to amend...

Runoff expected in Serbian presidential race

May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Kosovo Serb men cast their ballots at a polling station during the Serb elections in Gracanica, Kosovo on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Serbia, a landlocked nation of 7.1 million people in southeast Europe, is holding presidential, parliamentary and municipal...

Sarkozy joins fallen leaders amid Europe crisis

May 7, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy leaves after addressing supporters at his Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party headquarters after the the preliminary results of the second round of the presidential elections were announced in Paris Sunday May 6,...