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After raids, Wall Street protesters shift tactics

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Los Angeles Police inspect a tent with guns that fire rubber bullets at the Occupy Los Angeles encampment at Los Angeles city hall early Wednesday morning, Nov. 30, 2011. Police in Los Angeles and Philadelphia stormed Occupy Wall Street encampments in both cities Wednesday, demanding protestors leave demonstration sites. (AP Photo/Mark Boster, Pool) NEW...

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Want a toy with that Happy Meal? 10 cents please

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2010 file photo, a Happy Meal is seen at a McDonald’s restaurant in San Francisco. McDonald’s restaurants in San Francisco found a way to comply with a city law that bans free toy giveaways with Happy Meals: charge 10...

Slowdown sparks scramble to shore up China growth

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Workers in late afternoon sun walk on the scaffoldings surrounding a newly completed building at the Central Business District in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. A top Chinese economics official pledged strong government support Sunday for the...

Asian stocks soar on joint central bank action

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Specialist Gregg Maloney, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. A move by the world’s central banks to lower the cost of borrowing exhilarated investors Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average soaring...

Action Comics 1 sells for $2.16 million in auction

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this image released by Metropolis Collectibles/ComicConnect, Corp., the cover of copy of “Action Comics No. 1″ is shown. The issue, featuring the first appearance of Superman, sold for $2,161,000 at an online auction ending Wednesday, Nov. 30,...

AP Interview: lt. gov. calls for US icebreakers

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 1, 2011, Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell is seen at a press conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Treadwell will testify Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at congressional subcommittee hearing that America needs polar-class icebreakers to keep pace...

APNewsBreak: Underground pipe eyed in seepage

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A workers cleans up a chemical spill in Sand Creek north of Denver in Commerce City, Colo., on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Colorado state health officials fear that a leaky underground pipe that leads to a tank at a Suncor Energy refinery might have leaked a...

Former Ohio publisher Ed Heminger dies at 85

December 1, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This 2007 photo shows Findlay Publishing Co. board chairman and former Associated Press board member Ed Heminger. The Courier newspaper says Heminger died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at his home near Findlay, Ohio, at age 85. (AP Photo/The Courier) FINDLAY,...

White House mum on tax cut if no deal to pay costs

November 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Alan Krueger, chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers listens at left as White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON...

Facebook makes privacy pledge in FTC settlement

November 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Oct. 11, 2010 file photo, shows the logo of the online network Facebook, recorded in Munich with a magnifying glass of a computer screen of a laptop. Facebook said Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, it is settling with the Federal Trade Commission over...