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Ukraine ruling party claims victory in election

October 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

An Orthodox priest casts his ballot paper at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Voters in Ukraine are choosing a new parliament Sunday. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s party claimed victory Sunday in a parliamentary vote tainted by the jailing of the country’s top...

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2,000 sheep led through streets of Spain’s capital

October 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Participant drinks wine as shepherds lead their sheep through the center of Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Spanish shepherds led flocks of sheep through the streets of downtown Madrid in defense of ancient grazing, migration and droving rights...

Young millennials _ fiscal conservatives?

October 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Caroline Winsett, a senior at DePaul University who is president of the school’s Student Government Association, stands in the SGA office on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, in Chicago. Winsett, 22, is a Republican who considers herself fiscally conservative and...

Spain anti-austerity protests draw thousands

October 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Protestors shout slogans against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government as they march to the Parliament in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s government has hiked taxes, cut spending, including a...

Russian opposition leaders detained in Moscow

October 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, center, is detained by police in Moscow, Saturday Oct. 27, 2012. Opposition leaders and activists held a one-man picket against torture in Russia. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev) MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police on Saturday briefly...

I’m back: Berlusconi’s post-conviction about-face

October 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi wipes his face during a press conference in Gerno, near Milan, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Silvio Berlusconi, who announced this week he wouldn’t run in spring elections, pulled an about-face Saturday and said he...

Calif Latino grocery chain fights immigration woes

October 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Customers order food at Mi Pueblo Foods store in Mountain View, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. The grocery chain that provides the Latino immigrant community with an authentic shopping experience has grown into a chain of 21 stories in Northern and Central...

Obama warns GOP not to undo Wall Street law

October 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves to the media from the south lawn of the White House as prepares to board Marine One in Washington, en route to campaign events in Nashua, N.H., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Comcast 3Q profit, sales top Street on upbeat subs

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Comcast logos are displayed on installation trucks in Pittsburgh. Cable giant Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest provider of TV and high-speed Internet services, more than doubled its net income in the...

American economy expands at modest 2 percent pace

October 27, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 25, 2012 photo shows appliances on display at Orville’s Home Appliances store in Amherst, N.Y. The government’s snapshot Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, of the U.S. economy’s growth will be its last before Americans choose a president in 11...