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Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in the Sahara

January 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated image made from video, a man looks out from a bus towards what appears to be smoke rising in the horizon at an unknown location in Algeria. An Algerian security official says de-mining squads searching for explosives found “numerous” bodies Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at a gas refinery where Islamic militants took [&hellip...

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Chastain films take top 2 spots at box office

January 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Jessica Chastain in a scene from “Mama.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures) NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Chastain easily outmuscled Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg over the weekend, topping the...

Heathrow cancels 260 flights, blames snow

January 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks his dog through a snow covered park in south London, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. The big freeze across Britain is here to stay, with more snow expected next week. (AP Photo/Tony Hicks) LONDON (AP) — London’s Heathrow airport canceled 260...

Support steady in upstate NY home of Remington

January 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, photo, the Remington Arms Company sstands behind a McDonalds, a bowling center and a convenient store in Ilion, N.Y. Residents in this blue-collar stretch of the Mohawk Valley are defending Remington after New York lawmakers...

Vt. fish hatchery damaged by Irene almost fixed

January 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 photo, hatchery manager Ken Gillette stands in the incubator room at the White River National Fish Hatchery in Bethel, Vt. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says repairs to the Bethel fish hatchery damaged by flooding from...

Hundreds honor information activist Swartz in NYC

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman, Aaron Swartz’s partner and Founder and Executive Director of SumOfUs.org, speaks during his memorial service, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 in New York. Friends and supporters of Swartz paid tribute Saturday to the...

Spain’s ruling party to probe alleged corruption

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People hold a banner with pictures of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, and Popular Party’s members, María Dolores de Cospedal, and Luis Bracenas, ex treasurer, reading ‘let’s cut on corrupts’ as they protest against corruption...

Robots find rare whales in weather humans can’t

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Dec. 4, 2012 photo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution chief scientist Mark Baumgartner, aboard a ship in the Gulft of Maine, secures an underwater robot, or glider, used to collect acoustic data to help scientists locate endangered whales in the...

TSA to remove controversial X-ray scanners

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, March 10, 2010 file photo, volunteers pass through the first full body scanner, which uses backscatter technology, installed at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Those airport scanners with their all-too revealing...

Salvagers tight-lipped on Shell vessel recovery

January 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 10, 2013, photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows an inspector surveying damaged parts and equipment aboard the Shell Arctic drilling rig Kulluk in Kiluida Bay, near Kodiak, Alaska. The rig grounded on Sitkalidak Island on Dec. 31, 2012, and...