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Navajo sues Urban Outfitters over product names

March 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 14, 2011 photo, Pedestrians walks past Urban Outfitters in Tempe, Ariz. The Navajo Nation is suing Urban Outfitters months after the tribe sent a cease and desist letter to the clothing retailer demanding it pull the “Navajo” name from its products. The lawsuit filed late Tuesday in federal court in [&hellip...

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Greek Parliament backs new pension reforms

March 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A protester holds a banner as he leaves under heavy rain from a rally that was canceled due the bad weather outside the Greek parliament in Athens, on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Later, lawmakers are to vote on a new round of cuts that will merge debt-strapped...

Deal to shut Chicago's 2 coal-fired plants reached

March 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Midwest Generation’s Fisk Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant, is seen Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in Chicago. The city’s two coal-fired plants will shut down early under a deal between the operator, city officials and environmental groups....

UK warns Argentina regarding the Falklands

March 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Cruise liners Adonia, left, and Princess Star arrive to dock in Punta Arenas, Chile, Tuesday Feb. 28, 2012. The two cruise ships were refused entry in Ushuaia, Argentina, because they had previously docked in Malvinas, or Falklands islands. Veterans of...

$375M health care scheme went unnoticed for years

March 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The open sign at the offices of Medistat Group Associates in DeSoto, Texas is photographed on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Dr. Jacques Roy, who ran the business, and six other associates were arrested and charged with recruiting homeless people, among others, as...

2 officers in New Zealand ship crash plead guilty

February 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Jan. 9, 2012 file photo provided by Maritime New Zealand, the cargo ship Rena is split in two and sits on a reef near Tauranga, New Zealand. The captain and the navigating officer of the ship that ran aground on the reef last year pleaded guilty...

Chinese court hears Apple appeal on iPad trademark

February 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A customer tries out Apple’s iPad 2 at a retail shop in Chongqing, China, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. The Taiwan-based maker Proview Electronics said Monday it is now seeking to regain worldwide rights to the iPad name and is suing Apple Inc. for alleged...

Gov: Senate bill doesn't address oil decline

February 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sens. Hollis French and Bill Wielechowski take part in a Senate Resources Committee hearing on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, in Juneau, Alaska. The Democrats say that as part of the oil tax debate, they’re open to addressing progressivity but that comes with...

Plant chief: Fukushima nuke plant still vulnerable

February 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Water tanks are seen at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012. Japan next month marks one year since the March 11 tsunami and...

Americans feeling better about economic recovery

February 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Feb. 27, 2012 photo, a shopper from Los Angeles, loads a 60 inch Samsung LED TV into his truck at Costco Wholesale store in Glendale, Calif. A private research group says that consumer confidence in February rose to the highest level since a year ago...