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WH: Anthony Foxx in line for transportation post

April 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2012 file photo, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Foxx as his new transportation secretary, a White House official said Sunday, April 28, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack...

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Greek bill opens way for civil service layoffs

April 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Public servants cast their shadows on a banner of a labour union during a protest in front of the Parliament in Athens, Sunday April 28, 2013. A few hundred public servants protested peacefully outside the Greek Parliament as lawmakers voted on new austerity...

Dozens of air shows cancel without military jets

April 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 3, 2012 file photo, the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute in before a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies, in St. Louis. The Golden Knights, along with theU.S Navy’s Blue Angels and...

Italian policemen shot near new gov’t swearing-in

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS PHOTOGRAPHER’S BYLINE. Unidentified aides give Italian President Giorgio Napolitano the news about a shooting outside Chigi Palace, premier’s office, during the swearing in ceremony of new Premier Enrico Letta and his Cabinet, at the...

Big growth likely for Georgia’s film industry

April 28, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 24, 2008 file photo shows actors, from left, Mathieu Amalric, Gemma Arterton, Olga Kurylenko, Daniel Craig, Judy Dench, and director Marc Forster posing at a photo call for the Bond film, “Quantum of Solace,” at Pinewood...

EPA methane report further divides fracking camps

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 26, 2009 file photo, Kourtney Hardwick, BP Florida operations manager, looks over a methane gas well site east of Bayfield, Colo. The well pad now has three gas wells that have been drilled and are producing natural gas. A new report from the...

Princeton changing presidents during good times

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 25, 2013 photo, Christopher L. Eisgruber, Princeton University’s provost for the past nine years, speaks during an interview, in Princeton, N.J. Princeton President Shirley M. Tilghman has announced that Eisgruber will be her...

Ethiopia flies first Dreamliner since grounding

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner prepares to take off from Addis Ababa airport in Ethiopia, Saturday, April 27, 2013. A Boeing 787 operated by Ethiopian Airlines flew from Ethiopia to Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Saturday, the first...

Croatians to vote on golf in historic referendum

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

WITH STORY CROATIA GOLF REFERENDUM – Dubrovnik old town is pictured from Srdj, the hill above the city, Friday, April 26, 2013. The residents of this scenic Croatian Adriatic sea resort will hold a referendum on Sunday April 28, 2013, whether to allow...

Boeing says new battery system ensures 787 safety

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Boeing Co.’s chief engineer Michael Sinnett speaks during a press conference on Boeing 787 jets in Tokyo, Saturday, April 27, 2013. Sinnett said Saturday that changes to the lithium-ion battery system are fully sufficient to ensure the aircraft’s...