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Tweets allow peek at life in NKorea in real time

February 27, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this photo posted on Instagram, a man walks in Pyongyang, North Korea, under a new roadside banner referring to North Korea’s controversial Feb. 12 nuclear test Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Tweeting and uploading to Instagram is pretty ordinary stuff in the world of social media, but revolutionary for North Korea. (AP Photo/Jean H. Lee) [&hellip...

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Utah liquor bill aims to take down ‘Zion curtains’

February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Manager Dustin Humes inspects a wine glass in a small room which is out of the view of patrons at Vivace Restaurant Monday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers are considering repealing a law that requires restaurants to mix alcoholic drinks out...

Suits: More water, less buzz in Bud, Michelob beer

February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, Bud Light beer is shown in the aisles of Elite Beverages in Indianapolis. Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its...

Christie signs NJ Internet gambling bill into law

February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gestures as he gives details on his 2014 state budget in Trenton, N.J., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Christie delivers his fourth budget proposal before a joint session of the Legislature at the State House during an election year as...

JPMorgan to scale back troubled-mortgage jobs

February 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 11, 2012 file photo, people stand in the lobby of JPMorgan’s headquarters in New York. JPMorgan is trimming about 4,000 jobs, or about 1.5 percent of its work force, becoming the latest big bank to shrink its staff. The bank...

BP executive testifies at Gulf oil spill trial

February 26, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Lamar McKay, former president of BP America and current chief executive of BP’s Upstream unit, left, leaves Federal Court after testifying in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. McKay, who was president of BP America at the time of the Deepwater...

Bank of Greece: Output down 20.1 percent

February 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

George Provopoulos, the governor of the Bank of Greece presents the central bank’s annual report in Athens, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Provopoulos says the country’s recession has cut output by 20.1 percent between 2008 and 2012, but argues the...

US caught in awkward embrace of Myanmar ‘crony’

February 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez speaks during the conference titled “U.S.-Myanmar Economic Relations: The Path Forward” at the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry...

Warrant issued for Vegas Strip shooting suspect

February 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows a black Range Rover SUV in Las Vegas that was found Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at an apartment complex east of the Las Vegas Strip. It has been impounded as evidence in connection with a...

Italy faces political gridlock after crucial elex

February 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi casts his ballot in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Italy votes in a watershed parliamentary election Sunday and Monday that could shape the future of one of Europe’s biggest economies. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)...