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Nicaragua approves massive canal project

June 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A demonstrator holds out a picture of Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega that reads in Spanish “The biggest thief and traitor of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega illegal President” in front of a line of police during a protest against a canal project outside the National Assembly in Managua, Nicaragua, Thursday, June 13, 2013. A multi-billion...

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Asian stocks slide led by Tokyo on worries

June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man looks up by the day’s chart of Tokyo’s Nikkei 225, the regional heavyweight, that soared 636.67 points, or 4.94 percent, to 13,514.20 in front of a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, June 10, 2013. Asian markets rose Monday after U.S. jobs...

NSA leaker mysterious despite hours of interviews

June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The picture of Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about sweeping U.S. surveillance programs, is displayed on the front page of South China Morning Post at a news stand in Hong Kong Thursday, June 13, 2013. Snowden dropped...

Nissan hopes to grab share of Japan minicar market

June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 6, 2013 photo, visitors check Nissan’s compact car “DAYZ” after a press conference in Tokyo. Japanese automakers Nissan and Mitsubishi are joining forces to grab a bigger share of the country’s lucrative market for tiny...

Ariz. health care fight aligns Obama with ex-rival

June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rep. Karen Fann, R-Prescott, left, rips up an amendment to a bill that is pulled prior to vote, as Rep. Frank Pratt, R-Casa Grande, looks up in a special session budget battle for Medicaid funding on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Phoenix. The Arizona...

Scaffold workers rescued near top of NY skyscraper

June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS DESCRIPTION OF WORKERS TO MAINTENANCE WORKERS INSTEAD OF WINDOW WASHERS – Life continues on the street below the 600-foot high Hearst skyscraper in midtown Manhattan as firefighters rescue two maintenance workers whose scaffolding collapsed...

NY judge: Fed plan for morning-after pill sales OK

June 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 2, 2013 photo, pharmacist Simon Gorelikov holds a generic emergency contraceptive, also called the morning-after pill, at the Health First Pharmacy in Boston. The plaintiffs in a legal battle over emergency contraceptives say in a...

Wakefield Oil is a family business, now positioning for the second generation

June 12, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The Wakefield Oil family includes (left to right) LaMond Wakefield, Artesia Manager; Wendell Wakefield, Owner; Jayton Wakefield, General Manager; and Gareth Hansen, Roswell Manager. Please call Wakefield Oil at 622-4160 with any questions about what Wakefield...

Congress briefed on US surveillance programs

June 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., is followed by reporters as he arrives for a closed all-member briefing on the NSA on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)...

A long awaited ‘Final Fantasy’ returns at E3

June 12, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

Show attendees play video games on the new Sony PlayStation 4 at the Sony booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a video game more than seven years in the...