By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - If the Ohi nuclear reactors plunged into a Fukushima-style meltdown, the only route for escaping or for sending help would be a winding, cliff-hugging road often closed by snow in winter or clogged by beachgoers in summer
By DAVID B. CARUSO and MIKE STOBBEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Call it compassionate, even political. But ... scientific? Several experts say there's no hard evidence to support the federal government's declaration this month that 50 kinds of cancer could be caused
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain will not immediately implement the International Monetary Fund's latest recommendations, which include cutting government workers' wages further, because they are nonbinding advice, the prime minister said Saturday
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's government on Saturday approved bringing the country's first nuclear reactors back online since last year's earthquake and tsunami led to a nationwide shutdown, going against wider public opinion that is opposed
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
Moody's Investor Service cut the Spanish government's credit rating Wednesday, a direct result of the rescue package lined up by European leaders over the weekend.
The rating lowered Spain's rating from A3 to Baa3
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' Finance Minister warned Wednesday that the eurozone country could seek a European Union bailout to help recapitalize its banking sector before crucial elections in Greece this Sunday.
By ANDREW DUFFELMEYERAssociated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey tanning salon frequented by a woman accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth has been fined $5,200 for numerous alleged violations, including overexposure.
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - World markets rose cautiously Tuesday amid uncertainty over whether Europe's plan to rescue Spain's ailing banks would be enough to prevent the continent's debt crisis from infecting other economies, like Italy
By The Associated Press
BOUND FOR BAILOUT: Cyprus Popular Bank's chairman, Michalis Sarris, said the country will need European Union support to recapitalize a banking sector pummeled by exposure to Greek debt.
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