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Asia stocks up as US small business mood improves

May 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An investor watches the stock price monitor at a private securities company in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday in a lukewarm reaction to data showing that U.S. consumers revved up their retail spending last month. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) BANGKOK (AP) — Enthusiasm on Wall Street sparked by another [&hellip...

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Justice investigating IRS targeting of tea party

May 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Attorney General Eric Holder pauses during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Holder said he’s ordered a Justice Department investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative...

Donald Trump testifies at Chicago trial

May 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Donald Trump arrives at federal court Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Chicago. Trump is set to testify at a civil trial where he’s accused of enticing investors to buy condos at his Chicago skyscraper with promises of profit-sharing, then quietly reneging on...

Apologetic Hawaii mechanic to buy new copter, car

May 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Authorities talk to Julia Link who was piloting the small helicopter that crashed in downtown Honolulu Wednesday, May 8, 2013, The helicopter crashed near the intersection of Fort Street and Beretania Street. The helicopter was on a photography flight when it...

Bloomberg exec apologizes amid new report of leaks

May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The Bloomberg LP Tower, which houses Bloomberg News, is shown Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York. Bloomberg LP, a financial data and news company, said it has corrected a “mistake” in its news gathering policies and cut off its journalists’...

2 hurt in explosions, fire at W.Va. gas plant

May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Putnam County officials respond to the scene where several acetylene cylinders exploded at the Airgas facility in Black Betsy, W.Va., Monday afternoon, May 13, 2013. Fire crews were dispatched at about 3:20 p.m. to Airgas, a distributor of specialty gases,...

Gov’t obtains wide AP phone records in probe

May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The screen on the phone console at the reception desk at The Associated Press Washington bureau, Monday, May 13, 2013. The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news...

Amtrak unveils locomotives to replace aging fleet

May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Saturday, May 11, 2013, is one of the new Amtrak Cities Sprinter Locomotives built by Siemens Rails Systems in Sacramento, Calif. The new electric locomotive, one of three of 70 to be built, will run on the Northeast intercity rail lines...

Top IRS official didn’t reveal tea party targeting

May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, Monday, May 13, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, where they talked about various topics including Syria’s civil war and the...

Budget surpluses spur tension in some GOP states

May 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This combination of undated file photos shows Republican Governors Rick Perry, left, of Texas and Rick Snyder, of Michigan. After winning majorities in more than half the statehouses on principled platforms of making government smaller, Perry, Snyder and...

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