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Hollande, Sarkozy heading to French vote runoff

April 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Socialist Party candidate for the presidential election Francois Hollande delivers his speech after the presidential election first round, in Tulle, central France, Sunday, April 22, 2012. Official partial results show Socialist Francois Hollande and conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy are advancing to the runoff of France’s presidential elections....

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Energy crisis provokes Argentine YPF expropriation

April 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A worker gestures beside an YPF oil company truck near a plant in La Plata, Argentina, Thursday April 19, 2012. Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has defended the move to re-nationalization of YPF as part of a drive to restore her country’s...

Trump unveils project on Georgia's Black Sea coast

April 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 21, 2012 handout photo distributed by Georgian president press service on April 22, 2012, Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, right, and U.S. business magnate Donald Trump are seen in Mikhail Saakashvili’s residence in Tbilisi,...

Grim reports coming in of tart cherry frost damage

April 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 19, 2012 photo a fan is positioned in an orchard in Leelanau County, Mich. A cold snap that followed a mid-March heat wave in the northwestern Lower Peninsula of Michigan caused heavy losses to the region’s tart cherry trees, which are the...

1 in 2 new graduates are jobless or underemployed

April 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, April 19, 2012, Kelman Edwards Jr., working out at an apartment complex gym near the campus of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro,Tenn. The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A...

IMF warns Europe not to ease up debt battle

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference in the International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings at the IMF headquarters in Washington on Saturday, April, 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) — An infusion of...

Morocco defends high speed train from critics

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

File – Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, 2nd right, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, 2nd left, Prince Moulay Rachid, left, and Saudi Prince Megrin Ben Abdulaziz Al Saoud, right, inaugurate the start of the construction of the Moroccan LGV (High Speed...

TV game-changer Fox marks 25th year Sunday

April 21, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2002 file photo, Kelly Clarkson, 20, of Burleson, Texas, sings “A Moment Like This,” after winning in the final episode of Fox’s television competition “American Idol,” in Los Angeles. Television...

Calif. 'rudest waiter' eatery may stay open

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Customers line up for one final meal at the Sam Wo restaurant in Chinatown in San Francisco, Friday, April 20, 2012. The 100-year-old Chinese restaurant known for having “the world’s rudest waiter” is shutting its doors and serving its last...

A divided Congress confronts a rising cyberthreat

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 30, 2011 file photo shows a reflection of the Department of Homeland Security logo in the eyeglasses of a cybersecurity analyst at the watch and warning center of the Department of Homeland Security’s secretive cyber defense...