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Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

April 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

File-This Feb. 1, 2010, file photo shows Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. attending the premiere screening of ‘Faces of America With Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’ at Jazz at Lincoln Center on in New York. Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series “Finding Your Roots” not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to...

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World finance leaders see threats ahead for global economy

April 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Chair Governor of the Bank of Mexico Agustín Carstens, accompanied by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, speaks during a news conference after the IMFC meeting at the...

Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery

April 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, speaks during a news conference after the IMFC meeting at the World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual meetings in Washington, Saturday, April 18, 2015. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)...

Ex-lender offers $300K to get revel fire systems back online

April 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This April 15, 2015 photo shows power cords on portable generators that the new owner of the former Revel casino had delivered to the Atlantic City, N.J. site after its power supplier cut off service. New Jersey environmental regulators said the devices would...

Spain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party

April 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A protestor holds banners reading ‘More bad times? Elections now’ as others shout against corruption during a demonstration in Madrid, Spain, Friday, April 17, 2015. Former Finance Minister and International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato said...

Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91

April 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – Real estate mogul and Michigan billionaire A. Alfred Taubman is shown in his office in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., in this April 4, 2007 file photo. Taubman, whose business success and philanthropy was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his...

$50M upgrade part of Tropicana’s turnaround in Atlantic City

April 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This April 17, 2015 photo shows a workman adjusting the inside of a slot machine at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. as part of a $50 million renovation project due to be completed by Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) ATLANTIC...

In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains’ rise

April 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday, April 14, 2015, photo shows the Pearl River Mart store on Broadway in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan. New York is increasingly becoming chain store city. But some activists and lawmakers want to make sure small shops still have a place in...

Bangladesh guardedly welcomes Benetton factory victim pledge

April 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, April 25, 2013 file photo, a Bangladeshi woman survivor is lifted out of the rubble by rescuers at the site of the Rana Plaza garment factory building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. A Bangladeshi garment...

APNewsBreak: Video released of ‘Suge’ Knight running over 2

April 18, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This evidence photo by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office, released by Los Angeles Superior Court, is one of a series of photos showing Marion “Suge” Knight after his arrest after an altercation in which his vehicle struck two men in...