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Calif. city’s bid to close Sriracha plant denied

October 31, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday Oct. 29, 2013 photo shows the Huy Fong Foods factory for making of Sriracha chili sauce in Irwindale, Calif. The maker of Sriracha hot sauce is under fire for allegedly fouling the air around its Southern California production site. The city of Irwindale filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday [&hellip...

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NYC council votes to make tobacco-buying age 21

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this March 18, 2013 file photo, cigarette packs are displayed at a convenience store in New York. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, law makers in New York City voted to raise the cigarette-buying age from 18 to 21. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK...

Mexico evacuates 5,000 for gasoline pipeline leak

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An army soldier patrols a neighborhood after authorities ordered thousands to evacuate their homes when a gasoline pipeline burst spewing a large geyser of fuel into the air in Tlajomulco, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. According to Mexico’s...

Passengers in emergency landing leave AK airport

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 30, 2013 photo released by the State of Alaska Central Region Department of Transportation & Public Facilities shows passengers departing a Delta Airlines plane on a runway in Cold Bay, Alaska. A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing...

County cancels $6M top bid for empty Packard plant

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Shoes and other discarded items are on a table in a rubble filled building at the Packard Plant, an abandoned factory complex on Detroit’s east side. Wayne County announced Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, it has canceled a Texas doctor’s $6 million top...

Southern Co. earnings down 13 percent

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, worker vehicles fill the parking lots at Mississippi Power’s Kemper County energy facility near DeKalb, Miss. Southern Co. reported a nearly 13 percent drop in its third-quarter earnings Wednesday,Oct. 30,...

EU spying backlash threatens billions in US trade

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This is a Friday, May 18, 2012 file photo of President Barack Obama, right, greets President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso on Barroso’s arrival for the G8 Summit at Camp David, Md. The backlash in Europe over U.S. spying is...

Brazil’s OGX files for bankruptcy protection

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 7, 2009 file photo, Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista attends a ceremony in which Batista donated about $4.5 U.S. million dollars for the the Rio 2016 Olympic games bid, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The oil company of Brazil’s...

Feds proving Internet-adept and inept at same time

October 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In these October 2013 photos, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, left, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testify at separate hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington. When it comes to the Internet, the Obama administration...

SKorean lawmakers tour inter-Korean factory park

October 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A South Korean army soldier patrols before lawmakers leave for the Kaesong Industrial Complex at the Inter-Korean Transit Office near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday,...