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Nikkei up after Japan gets nod from G7 on stimulus

May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 13, 2013. Japan’s stock market jumped Monday after global finance leaders gave a seal of approval to the country’s stimulus program and refrained from criticizing its weakening effect on the yen. Stocks were mixed elsewhere in Asia. (AP Photo/Koji [&hellip...

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AP IMPACT: Cars made in Brazil are deadly

May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – In this March 6, 2008 photo, Ford Ka cars are assembled in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The Ford Ka hatchback sold in Europe scored four stars when it was tested by Euro NCAP in 2008; its Latin...

Coast Guard: Drawbridge hits Great Lakes freighter

May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Damage was done to both the Jefferson Bridge at the Rouge River and to the freighter Herbert C. Jackson around 3 am this morning when the bridge came back down on the freighter, Sunday, May 12, 2013. An estimated 20-25 ships pass through here weekly....

‘Gatsby’ gives ‘Iron Man 3′ a run for its money

May 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This film publicity image released by Disney-Marvel Studios shows Robert Downey Jr., left, as Tony Stark/Iron Man and Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts in a scene from “Iron Man 3.” (AP Photo/Disney, Marvel Studios) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gatsby looks...

AP Exclusive: IRS knew tea party targeted in 2011

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, May, 10, 2013. Carney responded on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, calling on top-to-bottom review of the Obama administration after...

Experts: CO2 record illustrates ‘scary’ trend

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 photo, a flock of Geese fly past the smokestacks at the Jeffrey Energy Center coal power plant as the suns sets near Emmett, Kan. Worldwide levels of the chief greenhouse gas that causes global warming have hit a milestone,...

Future heads of family farms dig into financials

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, April 17, 2013 photo, Jake Anderson poses for a photo in an equipment shed on his family’s farm in Williamsburg, Mo. Anderson didn’t have to delve too deep into the University of Missouri’s agricultural economics program before...

G7 says Japan playing by currency rules

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Britain’s George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer speaks to the media as he arrives at the G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Aylesbury, England, Friday, May 10, 2013. The role of central banks in shoring up the global...

Jersey shore towns race to do boardwalk repairs

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 10, 2013 photo, a couple enjoys being able to once again walk on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J., after Superstorm Sandy destroyed the old one. Jersey shore towns up and down the coast are racing to finish rebuilding their boardwalks in...

AP IMPACT: Cars made in Brazil are deadly

May 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – In this March 6, 2008 photo, Ford Ka cars are assembled in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The Ford Ka hatchback sold in Europe scored four stars when it was tested by Euro NCAP in 2008; its Latin...