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  • Panama Canal expansion draws delegates from U.S. seaport states

    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — After waiting out an early-afternoon downpour, Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. delegation emerged into the humid heat to tour the $5.2-billion canal expansion. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake snapped pictures...
  • Media executives predict growth and mergers in 2014

    Media executives predict growth and mergers in 2014
    The improving global economy has given media executives confidence for fiscal improvement in 2014 -- a year that could be punctuated by mergers and acquisitions in the media and entertainment sectors, according to a new report. Consulting firm Ernst &...
  • The true price of great holiday deals

    The most important website last weekend and in weeks to come -- on which the hopes and fears of countless Americans are focused (and the president's poll ratings depend) -- is not HealthCare.gov. It's Amazon.com. Even if and when HealthCare.gov works...
  • World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication

    World Bank chief says Fed can reduce taper risk with communication
    WASHINGTON -- Clear communication from Federal Reserve officials could reduce the risk to developing economies when the central bank starts reducing a key stimulus program, the head of the World Bank said. Developing nations saw their borrowing costs...
  • Viewers Worldwide Adopt Digital Consumption

    In key international territories, digital home entertainment is taking off more slowly than in the U.S., but executives see momentum increasing as broadband speeds, the range of retailers participating in digital distribution, the penetration of digital...
  • HarperCollins CEO Paints Positive Picture for Publishing

    Despite perceptions that the publishing business is troubled, or even facing the same tumult of the music business, the CEO of HarperCollins said that the growth in digital book sales were improving margins and even royalty rates for authors, and even...
  • Golden Globes 2014: McQueen, Cuaron among nominees for directing

    Touted as an awards front-runner since early autumn, British director Steve McQueen finally garnered Golden Globes love Thursday for his searing depiction of antebellum plantation life in “12 Years a Slave.” The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn....
  • Preview: Global forecast shows PC gaming true next gen device

    GamerHub.tv Although Sony and Microsoft will sell millions of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles around the globe this fall, the true next gen device, the computer screen, will continue to rule when it comes to market share of all video games. According...
  • Women gain as gender gap worldwide narrows, report says

    Women gain as gender gap worldwide narrows, report says
    The world's gender gap narrowed slightly in 2013, improving in 86 of 133 countries ranked by the World Economic Forum.  Iceland, Finland and Norway were the top-ranking countries, having closed more than 80% of its gender gap, the report said. The...
  • Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe

    Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe
    In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world. Aon...
  • WTO says global trade to improve in next two years

    After a two-year slump, global commerce is expected to pick up in the next two years, one report says. World trade is forecasted to grow by 4.7% this year and 5.3% in 2015, buoyed by continual improvement in the economies of many countries, the World...