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Asia stocks higher on hopes for US budget deal

December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. World stock markets meandered Tuesday, Dec. 4, as traders weighed a surprise drop in U.S. factory production against hopes that the U.S. will avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) [&hellip...

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Zoo says baby elephant will stay in Portland, Ore.

December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This Friday Nov. 30, 2012 photo provided by the Oregon Zoo shows a newborn female Asian elephant calf just moments after birth at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Ore. The Oregon Zoo says their Asian elephant Rose-Tu gave birth to the 300-pound female calf at 2:17...

McAfee says he plans to seek asylum in Guatemala

December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Software company founder John McAfee, right, accompanied by his girlfriend “Sam,” leaves after a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. McAfee, 67, who has been identified as a “person of...

Ilitch proposes $650M project housing Red Wings

December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo taken Thursday June 14, 2012 shows an aerial view of downtown Detroit shows parking lots behind The Fox Theatre and the State Theatre. Detroit Red Wings and Fox Theatre owner Mike Ilitch said Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, that he plans a $650 million...

Netflix outbids Starz for rights to Disney movies

December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This combination of AP file photos shows the Walt Disney logo in Burbank, Calif. on June 2, 2006, and Netflix’s headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif., on March 20, 2012. Netflix’s video subscription service has trumped pay-TV channels and grabbed the...

Republican opposition downs UN disability treaty

December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This handout video image provided by CSPAN2 shows former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, right, wheeled into the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4,2012, by his wife Elizabeth Dole. Frail and in a wheelchair, Dole was a startling...

Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate

December 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated 2010 handout photo provided by AquaBounty Technologies shows two same-age salmon, a genetically modified salmon, rear, and a non-genetically modified salmon, foreground. Salmon that’s genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal...

Hugh Hefner, fiancee obtain marriage license

December 5, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this April 26, 2010 file photo, Hugh Hefner, left, and Crystal Harris arrive at the premiere of “Iron Man 2″ at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Hefner and Harris obtained a marriage license in Beverly Hills, Calif. on...

McAfee says he’s left Belize, is still on run

December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 8, 2012 file photo, John McAfee speaks at a ceremony for the official presentation of equipment at the San Pedro Police Station in Ambergris Caye, Belize. McAfee, 67, has been identified as a “person of interest” in the...

Shipyard accident injures 89 workers in Singapore

December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A backup rig, left, is seen tilted to one side off a shipyard on Monday Dec. 3, 2012 in Singapore. The ministry of manpower reported that about 90 workers were sent to hospitals after a jackup rig at a shipyard in Singapore tilted to one side.(AP Photo/Wong...