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Egypt: Most flights back on schedule after strikes

September 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Monday, April 21, 2008 file photo, tourists wait for their flight, as an Egyptair plane is seen, background, at a waiting hall in Cairo’s international airport, in Egypt. Cairo airport officials are rushing to process a backlog of delayed flights and angry passengers following two days of labor strikes that disrupted [&hellip...

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Report: France’s Arnault seeks Belgian passport

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

French President Francois Hollande, center, delivers his speech at the French Court of Auditors, Paris, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Pierre Verdy, Pool) PARIS (AP) — A Belgian newspaper says Bernard Arnault, France’s wealthiest businessman and...

Monti calls for EU summit to confront populism

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, left, and Italian Premier Mario Monti talk to reporters during a meeting on World Economy in Cernobbio, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Italian Finance Minister Vittorio Grilli says on the sidelines of the annual...

Incentives bring sports media companies to Conn.

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 2, 2011 file photo, satellite dishes dot the campus of ESPN in Bristol, Conn. Connecticut is using tax breaks and other financial incentives to attract similar companies, including NBC Sports and Back9Network to what is fast becoming...

Madrid chosen for EuroVegas gambling resort

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo released by the Madrid Regional Government on May 6, 2012, CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Sheldon Adelson, left in foreground, waves while visiting Alcorcon, which was one of the possible sites for the EuroVegas project on the outskirts of Madrid,...

Ashton: more sanctions on Syria, Iran an option

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Cyprus’ foreign minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, unseen, speak to the media during a press conference in Cyprus conference center in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Ashton said that a top...

Pacific Rim leaders mull ways to buoy growth

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A police officer patrols the central business district of Vladivostok, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Leaders from the APEC countries are attending their annual summit in the eastern Russian city till Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Alexander Khitrov) VLADIVOSTOK,...

Australian PM, at APEC, learns of father’s death

September 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gestures as she talks to reporters soon after her arrival at the APEC summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s father...

Review: Kindle Fire HD screen is a big improvement

September 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

An Amazon Kindle Fire HD is seen on introduction in Santa Monica, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Buying movies and TV shows to watch on the Kindle Fire will be a lot more appealing now that Amazon’s...

China, Russia pledge support for Asia growth

September 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo released by APEC 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao during the APEC summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, . (AP Photo/APEC2012) VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — China will ensure...