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Archive for February 26th, 2014

  • Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs, posts $211 million loss

    February 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce announces a first-half loss of 235 million Australian dollars ($211 million) during a press conference in Sydney, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. The Australian flag carrier said the 5,000 jobs would be cut as part of its bid to cut...

  • Rodell: Risks high in pursuing gas line alone

    February 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    House Resources Committee co-chair Eric Feige, R-Chickaloon, right, listens as Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, speaks during a hearing on the potential fiscal impacts of a major liquefied natural gas project on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Juneau, Alaska. (AP...

  • Mayor Duggan: ‘The change in Detroit is real’

    February 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivers his first State of the City address, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 in Detroit. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said Wednesday that “strategic demolition” of some fire-damaged vacant homes will begin within 30 days.(AP...

  • YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film

    February 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2003 file photo, Judge Alex Kozinski, of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, gestures as Chief Judge Mary Schroeder looks on in San Francisco. A decision by a divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

  • Report: Keystone contractor followed federal rules

    February 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Climate change activists rallied outside the Union Depot in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 prior to the visit of President Barack Obama. They urged Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast and say oil...

  • Committees approve $687 million in drought relief

    February 26, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, chairman of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No.3 on Resources and Transportation questions Keely Bosler, of the Department of Finance, about Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed drought-relief package before lawmakers...

  • US safety agency to probe GM recall response

    February 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2014/20140226/20/583618c70b2bf4084c0f6a706700a490.jpg FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, file photo, the Chevy Cobalt moves on the assembly line at the Lordstown Assembly Plant Thursday Aug. 21, 2008. in...

  • House tax committee leader won’t seek re-election

    February 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Edward Sandoval of Albuquerque is retiring from the New Mexico Legislature after more than 30 years in office. Sandoval announced Wednesday he won’t seek re-election. He is the chairman of the House Taxation...

  • Firefighter escapes injury inside burning home

    February 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque firefighter partially fell through a floor in a burning home but escaped injury and made it safely outside. Fire Department spokeswoman Melissa Romero says firefighters entered the home Wednesday morning to search for...

  • Prosecutor to run New Mexico public safety agency

    February 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Veteran federal prosecutor Greg Fouratt was named Wednesday by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez to run the Department of Public Safety. Introducing Fouratt to reporters at a New Mexico State Police outpost in Albuquerque, Martinez...