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All crew off drill ship, moving in Gulf of Alaska

December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provided by the United States Coast Guard, the tugs Aiviq and Nanuq tow the mobile drilling unit Kulluk while a Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Kodiak transports crew members on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, 80 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska. The tug lost the initial tow Thursday and suffered several [&hellip...

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Bolivia expropriates Spanish energy subsidiaries

December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo released by Bolivia’s Presidency Press Office, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales signs a decree allowing the takeover of shares in Empresa de Electricidad de La Paz (Electropaz) and Empresa de Luz y Fuerza de Oruro (Elfeo), Vice...

Bolivia expropriates Spanish energy subsidiaries

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo released by Bolivia’s Presidency Press Office, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales signs a decree allowing the takeover of shares in Empresa de Electricidad de La Paz (Electropaz) and Empresa de Luz y Fuerza de Oruro (Elfeo), Vice...

4 dead in Moscow airliner crash

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Rescuers work at the site where a plane careered off the runway at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. A Tu-204 aircraft belonging to Russian airline Red Wings careered off the runway at Russia’s third-busiest airport on Saturday, broke...

Obama: Congressional leaders may avoid cliff dive

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama pauses while he speaks to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington after meeting with Congressional leaders regarding the fiscal cliff, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON...

Budget struggle raising anxiety for health care

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington after meeting with Congressional leaders regarding the fiscal cliff, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — Confused...

Former state lawmaker John Quimby dies at 77

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo taken from the California Secretary of State Lobbyist Directory shows former lawmaker John Quimby. Quimby, who was elected to the state Assembly when serving in the Legislature was a part-time job and later spent decades as a local...

Stocks tumble as ‘fiscal cliff’ deadline nears

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. Stocks were heading lower Friday, for a fifth day, on concern that Washington lawmakers will fail to reach a budget deal before a year-end deadline. (AP Photo/Seth...

Fewer US banks failing as industry strengthens

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 photo shows a Citibank in Philadelphia. U.S. banks are closing the year with the strongest profits since 2006 and fewer failures than at any time since the financial crisis struck in 2008. They’re helping support an economy...

Dockworkers strike averted for now at US ports

December 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, a truck driver watches as a freight container, right, is lowered onto a tractor trailer by a container crane at the Port of Boston in Boston. The crane and a reach stacker, left, are operated by longshoremen at...

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