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Boeing 787 jets in Japan grounded after problems

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An All Nippon Airways flight sits at Takamatsu airport in Takamatsu, western Japan after it made an emergency landing Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. The flight to Tokyo from Ube in western Japan landed at the airport after a cockpit message showed battery problems, in the latest trouble for the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner.” (AP Photo/Kyodo News) [&hellip...

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Asia stocks mixed, Nikkei falls as yen slide halts

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm flashing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index, in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Asian stocks posted modest gains Tuesday after Fed chief Ben Bernanke said the central bank’s bond buying...

PokerStars parent firm wants to buy NJ casino

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 13, 2012 file photo, Michael Frawley, chief operating officer of The Atlantic Club, poses in front of the Atlantic City N.J. casino on the day it changed its name from ACH. The parent company of PokerStars, the online gambling site,...

Laid-off Oregon man wins $1 million in lottery

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Misti Gunn fights back tears Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at a market in Merlin, Ore., as she describes the financial hardship her family went through before winning $1 million in the Oregon Lottery. Rily Gunn said he was driving his family home to their cabin in...

Haslam announces higher ed goal, names new adviser

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Bill Haslam speaks to a Boy Scout group in Lebanon, Tenn., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. The Republican governor wants to boost the number of adults who hold post-secondary degrees from 32 percent to 55 percent by the year 2025. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)...

Lancome taps Lanvin’s Elbaz for collaboration

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 23, 2011 file photo shows Israeli fashion designer Alber Elbaz at the end of the French fashion house Lanvin men’s fall-winter 2011/2012 collection presented in Paris. Makeup powerhouse Lancome announced Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 that...

Chicago-area RTA: United running ‘sham’ business

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Regional Transportation Authority in Chicago shows a list of businesses in a small office building in Sycamore, Ill., including United Aviation Fuels, Corp., a subsidiary of United Airlines. The RTA filed a lawsuit Monday,...

Bernanke prods Congress to raise debt ceiling

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks at Rackham Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/AnnArbor.com, Daniel Brenner) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve...

Bitter cold grips West; citrus and lettuce damaged

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 11, 2013, photo shows farm worker Javier Hernandez harvesting oranges in a grove to get ahead of the expected hard freeze in Ivanhoe, Calif. As an unusual cold spell gripped parts of the West for a fifth day, some California citrus growers reported...

Thomas Edison hologram makes auto show appearance

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bob Lutz, retired General Motors executive, talks to Thomas Edison as part of a hologram presentation at the 2013 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Lutz took to the stage to listen as a hologram of a...