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Repairs start on jet stuck at airport since 2009

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this June 10, 2010 photo, an Ilyushin IL-78 tanker jet is parked at Sawyer International Airport in Marquette, Mich. Repairs are taking place to the cargo jet that has been sitting at Sawyer International Airport in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula since 2009, stranded amid a financial dispute. (AP Photo/The Mining Journal) SANDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP)...

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Yahoo CEO tries to reassure workers after layoffs

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2010 file photo, PayPal president Scott Thompson fields a question at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Thompson has reassured the struggling Internet company’s employees about his turnaround strategy during meetings...

Union pickets Tropicana over pension termination

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Tropicana employees Julio Laranque, left, and Rudy Castillo, right, bang on percussion instruments at a protest on the Atlantic City N.J. Boardwalk against the Tropicana Casino and Resort on April 5, 2012. The union is fighting the casino’s attempt to...

Traffic impact of Seattle arena to be studied

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, left, talks to reporters, Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Seattle as King County Executive Dow Constantine, second from left, and Chris Hansen, right, the venture capitalist who wants to build a new sports arena in Seattle, looks on....

Asia stocks fall as Europe debt woes flare anew

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fallen 135.95 points to 9914.44 in Tokyo Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Asian stock markets on Wednesday followed Wall Street into negative territory...

Lawyers again to argue in NY Facebook lawsuit

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Oct. 15, 2011 file photo shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a meeting in San Francisco. A New York man who claims he and Zuckerberg made a deal nine years ago that entitles him to half-ownership of the social networking giant...

Southeast Asian leaders: Lift Myanmar sanctions

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Cambodian dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the 20th ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Cambodia hosted the two-day summit of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations starting Tuesday. (AP Photo/Apichart...

Conn. suit vs. ex-WWE exec Linda McMahon dismissed

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2011 file photo, former World Wrestling Entertainment chief executive Linda McMahon announces her plans to seek for a second time the Republican endorsement for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat in Southington, Conn. A...

Burger King apologizes to Blige over ad

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 15, 2012 file photo, singer Mary J. Blige arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. A criticized Burger King commercial featuring Mary J. Blige singing about chicken has been pulled, but the fast-food chain is...

Crane in NYC accident was due for inspection

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Emergency personnel remove an injured person from the site of a crane collapse where construction is going on for the 7 line subway extension Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in New York. Fire officials say the collapse at a Manhattan construction site injured two...