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Runoff called in Cyprus’ presidential election

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man votes in the Presidential election in southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Cypriots are voting Sunday for a new president who must tackle a financial crisis that has forced the country to seek international rescue money to stay solvent. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus heads into [&hellip...

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Masked intruders raid Greek gold mining company

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A burnt truck of Hellas Gold, stands at a mining facility near the village of Skouries, located on the northern peninsula of Halkidiki Greece, on Sunday, Feb. 17 2013. About 40 masked attackers raided the facilities of a prospective gold mine in northern...

Submerged superstorm debris threatens tourism

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Feb. 5, 2013, photo,shows a home in the middle of Barnegat Bay, that was washed into the Bay from Mantoloking N.J. during Superstorm Sandy. States hit hard by Sandy are gearing up to remove tons of debris from waterways, including houses, vehicles,...

Big protests in Spain against health care reforms

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters march as they hold a banner reading “Health care system not for sale” during a demonstration against regional government-imposed austerity plans to restructure and part-privatize the health care sector in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 17,...

Thousands in Portugal protest austerity cuts

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Demonstrators react during speeches at the end of an anti-austerity protest march in Lisbon Saturday, Feb. 16 2013. The protest was called by CGTP, the Portuguese confederation of workers unions. (AP Photo/Armando Franca) LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Several...

New report questions FAA’s airline safety promise

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 12, 2009, file photo smoke rises from a burning Continental Express commuter plane after it crashed into a home in suburban Buffalo, killing 50 people. Federal regulators haven’t lived up to promises made after the crash to see...

Fewer bees in US a threat to world’s almond supply

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bee inspector Neil Trent of Scientific Ag Co., inspects a frame of bees to assess the colony strength Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, near Turlock, Calif. Not enough bees covering a frame means an unhealthy hive, and fewer working bees to pollinate California’s...

Best Ill. job prospects in manufacturing, medical

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, FEB. 17 AND THEREAFTER – In this June 20, 2012 photo, Caterpillar tractors are seen for sale in Clinton, Ill. Experts looking at Illinois’ job market say the best prospects for 2013 are likely in medical and manufacturing...

Feds see early signs of Pacific fishery recovery

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Steve Fitz, owner of the fishing boat Mr. Morgan, is interviewed on his boat docked in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Fleets of unused, weathered fishing boats, shuttered processing businesses and idle fishermen have been the image of...

BMW recalls nearly 570,000 cars to fix cables

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This undated photo provided by BMW AG shows the 2009 BMW 3-Series sedan. BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall. The recall affects popular 3-Series...