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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 safety, although the company has been unable to find the cause of the original battery failures...

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Fired Oregon officer: Alcoholism was a disability

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Gresham, Ore., police officer Jason Servo speaks at his attorney’s office in Portland, Ore., Friday, April 26, 2013. Servo, fired for driving drunk in an unmarked police car while off-duty in January, 2011, has filed a $6 million lawsuit against...

Daycare owners arraigned in Calif. swaddling case

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Lida Sharaf waits in the holding area at Superior Court for arraignment on felony and misdemeanor child abuse charges in Pleasanton, Calif., Thursday, April 25, 2013. The attorney for two Northern California women facing charges that they endangered...

Opponents to Walker: Back off new rent-to-own rule

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki speaks at a press conference Friday, April 26, 2013, in Milwaukee. Listecki, along with a Republican state senator and others, joined to pressure Gov. Scott Walker to back off his plan to free rent-to-own businesses from...

2 engineers held in Bangladesh building collapse

April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bangladeshi rescuers work to pull down rubble at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 26, 2013. More than two days after their factory collapsed on them, at least some garment workers were still alive...

Fired Oregon officer: Alcoholism was a disability

April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Gresham, Ore., police officer Jason Servo speaks at his attorney’s office in Portland, Ore., Friday, April 26, 2013. Servo, fired for driving drunk in an unmarked police car while off-duty in January, 2011, has filed a $6 million lawsuit against...

Daycare owners arraigned in Calif. swaddling case

April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Nazila Sharaf listens to attorney Timothy Rien during her arraignment in Superior Court on felony and misdemeanor child abuse charges in Pleasanton, Calif., Thursday, April 25, 2013. The attorney for two Northern California women facing charges that they...

Opponents to Walker: Back off new rent-to-own rule

April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki speaks at a press conference Friday, April 26, 2013, in Milwaukee. Listecki, along with a Republican state senator and others, joined to pressure Gov. Scott Walker to back off his plan to free rent-to-own businesses from...

Assembly GOP renews opposition to mining tax

April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

From left, Nevada Sen. Pete Goicoechea, R-Eureka, Assemblyman James Oscarson, R-Pahrump, and Assemblyman John Ellison, R-Elko, work on a conference call at the Legislative Building, in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, April 26, 2013. A number of Republican state...

Burger King 1Q earnings soar, revenue shrinks

April 27, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 25, 2013, photo, a car stops at the drive-thru at a Burger King restaurant near downtown Los Angeles. Burger King reports their quarterly earnings on Friday, April 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) Burger King’s first-quarter earnings...