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Monti calls for EU summit to confront populism

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, left, and Italian Premier Mario Monti talk to reporters during a meeting on World Economy in Cernobbio, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Italian Finance Minister Vittorio Grilli says on the sidelines of the annual Ambrosetti Forum on Lake Como on Saturday Italy has no plans to apply for the [&hellip...

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Incentives bring sports media companies to Conn.

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 2, 2011 file photo, satellite dishes dot the campus of ESPN in Bristol, Conn. Connecticut is using tax breaks and other financial incentives to attract similar companies, including NBC Sports and Back9Network to what is fast becoming...

Madrid chosen for EuroVegas gambling resort

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo released by the Madrid Regional Government on May 6, 2012, CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Sheldon Adelson, left in foreground, waves while visiting Alcorcon, which was one of the possible sites for the EuroVegas project on the outskirts of Madrid,...

Ashton: more sanctions on Syria, Iran an option

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Cyprus’ foreign minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, unseen, speak to the media during a press conference in Cyprus conference center in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Ashton said that a top...

Pacific Rim leaders mull ways to buoy growth

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A police officer patrols the central business district of Vladivostok, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Leaders from the APEC countries are attending their annual summit in the eastern Russian city till Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Alexander Khitrov) VLADIVOSTOK,...

Australian PM, at APEC, learns of father’s death

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gestures as she talks to reporters soon after her arrival at the APEC summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s father...

Review: Kindle Fire HD screen is a big improvement

September 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

An Amazon Kindle Fire HD is seen on introduction in Santa Monica, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Buying movies and TV shows to watch on the Kindle Fire will be a lot more appealing now that Amazon’s...

China, Russia pledge support for Asia growth

September 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo released by APEC 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao during the APEC summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, . (AP Photo/APEC2012) VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — China will ensure...

Coca-Cola’s newest drink is just a few drops

September 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by Coca-Cola via Fast Horse marketing agency shows all four Dasani Drops flavors. Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, is introducing its Dasani Drops in coming weeks, which can be squeezed into water for some on-the-spot...

Steve Wynn seeking $12 million in slander trial

September 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Casino mogul Steve Wynn arrives at court for his slander trial Thursday Sept. 6, 2012 in Los Angeles. Wynn is contesting accusations made by “Girls Gone Wild” creator, Joe Francis. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn producer Joe Francis...