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EU leaders call on G-20 for more joint action

October 31, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

European Union President Herman Van Rompuy, left, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso arrive at the European parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. European stock markets shot higher Thursday as investors waded into riskier assets, emboldened by EU leaders’ pre-dawn agreement to slash Greece’s...

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Early snow pelts East Coast, cuts power to 2M-plus

October 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A Times Square Alliance worker clears snow in New York’s Times Square Saturday Oct. 29, 2011. An unusual early-autumn nor’easter brought a mix of snow, rain and slush to parts of New York on Saturday, and authorities said Central Park was seeing...

Report: Most ’10 NY rail retirees got disabled pay

October 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Barry Kluger, left, Inspector General of the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Preet Bharara, center, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Diego Rodriguez, FBI Criminal Division of New York special agent,...

APEC security plans for Waikiki prompt grumbling

October 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this June 11, 2005 file photo, the front entrance of the Hawaii Convention Center is shown in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hawaii has long been known for its sun, sand and surf. Tourism officials here are hoping the state will be known for one more thing...

NH eco-firm makes splash with green clothing line

October 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Oct. 26, 2011 photo, Earthtec founder Dennis Randall poses in his warehouse in Portsmouth, N.H. with bags of recycled bottles and outfits made from recycled bottles. Earthtec stole the show at Portland, Ore., Fashion Week this month. And Portland is...

Conn. lobstermen seek other work as stocks dwindle

October 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this in Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 photo, Lobsterman Mike Theiler pulls he harvested out of a basket on a dock in New London, Conn. Only about 30 full-time lobstermen are left in Connecticut, down from more than 300 in the years before a devastating die-off in...

Sin City coroner inks deal for Discovery episodes

October 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Forensic technician Sue Miele, positions a corpse for x-rays, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at the Clark County Coroner’s office in Las Vegas. The coroner’s office investigates about 3,500 of the14,000 people who die each year in and around Las...

GOP rivals focus on flat taxes, smaller government

October 30, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman speaks in Greenland, N.H. They’ve rolled the dice. The top Republican presidential rivals are locked in a game of one-upmanship, each trying to...

Kan. arts fundraiser revived after being dropped

October 29, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This photo from Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, taken in Topeka, Kan., shows a design for a special license plate promoting the arts under consideration by the Kansas Arts Commission. (AP Photo/John Hanna) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — New Kansas Arts Commission members plan...

Bangkok flood defenses put to test amid high tides

October 29, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A Thai woman struggles to wade through a flooded street in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. The main river coursing through Thailand’s capital swelled to record highs Friday, briefly flooding riverside buildings and an ornate royal complex at...