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Automakers target Chinese buyers at Shanghai show

April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Officials from Ford Motor Co. stand near the new Ford Mondeo model after they unveiled the car at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (AUTO Shanghai) media day in Shanghai Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo) SHANGHAI (AP) — Global and Chinese automakers showcased family-friendly sedans and SUVs targeting coveted urban buyers at...

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USA Today founder Neuharth dies in Florida at 89

April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- in this Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003 file photo provided by the Freedom Forum, Al Neuharth, founder of the USA Today and the Freedom Forum listens as former U.S. Sen. George McGovern speaks during the dedication of the Al Neuharth Media Center on the campus...

USA Today founder Neuharth dies in Florida at 89

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- in this Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003 file photo provided by the Freedom Forum, Al Neuharth, founder of the USA Today and the Freedom Forum listens as former U.S. Sen. George McGovern speaks during the dedication of the Al Neuharth Media Center on the campus...

Automakers target Chinese buyers at Shanghai show

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Buick Riviera Concept 2013 model is unveiled ahead of the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (AUTO Shanghai) in Shanghai, China Friday, April 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) SHANGHAI (AP) — Ford, Fiat and other automakers that are...

Travelers give Hawaii dogs 2nd chance on mainland

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Martin Sprouse with ‘Grady’, an Airedale Terrier-Irish Wolfhound mix, Thursday, April 18, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. After his owner brought the dog to the Kauai Humane Society because he was moving, the dog with the big brown eyes languished for...

Stocks tied to the consumer are hot. Maybe too hot

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Gregory Rowe calls out an order on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, April 19, 2013. The broad Standard & Poor’s 500 index opened higher early Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — The great engine of global growth,...

Ark. House backs $140M in tax cuts; Beebe to sign

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Arkansas State Rep. Nate Bell, R-Mena, speaks from his desk in the House chamber at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, April 19, 2013. Bell posted on Twitter: “I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their...

Airlines, pilots sue government to stop furloughs

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This April 18, 2011 file-pool photo shows an air traffic controller working in a terminal radar approach control room at the Atlanta TRACON in Peachtree City, Ga. Airlines and the nation’s largest pilots’ union are joining forces to...

G-20 countries pledge stronger efforts

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, Minister of Finance, and Minister of State for Financial Services, smiles during a media availability, after a meeting at the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund Friday, April...

FBI: Pilot worker says Haslam knew of rebate fraud

April 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Federal agents raid the Pilot Flying J headquarters Monday, April 15, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. FBI and Internal Revenue Service agents on Monday locked down the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J, the truck stop business owned by the family of...