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Tepco Seeks Approval for Nuclear Restart

September 28, 2013 |

Cash-strapped Tokyo Electric Power filed for permission to restart two reactors at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant as part of its efforts to stem the flow of red ink caused by the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi plant disaster. What’s News Asia

Budget Measures Fail in Italy

September 28, 2013 |

Prime Minister Enrico Letta moved to force the hand of warring political parties next week, demanding that lawmakers come clean on their support for his government. What’s News Europe

Penney Flip-Flop Sends Shares Skidding

September 28, 2013 |

J.C. Penney’s disclosure of an $ 800 stock sale a day after it said it didn’t need to raise fresh cash sent its shares tumbling 30% on the week. US Business

China Unveils Free-Trade-Zone Rules

September 28, 2013 |

China’s State Council, or cabinet, announced Friday the long-awaited rules for the Shanghai free-trade zone, pledging to ease restrictions on the service and financial sectors as a testing ground for reform. What’s News Asia

New Hurdle for Resolving Euro Crisis: Constitutions

September 28, 2013 |

Already facing bloated public payrolls, yawning deficits and falling revenues, European governments are encountering another obstacle: their constitutions. What’s News Europe

Racing to Create Offshore Data-Privacy Havens

September 27, 2013 |

Google, Facebook and other U.S. giants were put on the defensive by revelations of NSA surveillance of the Internet. Now, Germany, Brazil and other countries are using data-privacy laws to boost domestic technology companies and rival services. US Business

Iran, U.S. Launch Nuclear Talks

September 27, 2013 |

The U.S. and Iran held their highest-level talks in 36 years on Thursday, in what some officials present described as a substantial meeting over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program that could begin to counter decades of enmity. What’s News Asia

McDonald’s: Want Veggies With That?

September 27, 2013 |

McDonald’s plans to offer customers in its largest markets a choice of side salad, fruit or vegetable in place of French fries in its value meals and to push healthier beverages for its Happy Meals. US Business

U.N. Says Humans to Blame for Warming

September 27, 2013 |

A United Nations report on climate change said that while human activity is “extremely likely” to blame for global warming since the 1950s, temperatures aren’t expected to rise as quickly as previously thought. What’s News Europe

The Man Picking Microsoft’s CEO

September 27, 2013 |

Microsoft director John Thompson heads the board committee charged with finding a successor to Steve Ballmer. The seasoned tech veteran, who hunts birds and restores classic cars, says he isn’t a “pawn” for Bill Gates. US Business