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BlackBerrys buzz back to life after long outage

October 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

The headquarters of RIM who invented the BlackBerry in Slough, England, Wednesday Oct. 12, 2011. Sporadic outages of BlackBerry messaging and email service spread to the U.S. and Canada on Wednesday, as problems stretched into the third day for Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. (AP Photo/PA, Steve Parsons) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO [&hellip...

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Lawmakers advise supercommittee to be cautious

October 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 2, 2011, file photo, Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway gestures during an interview, in Omaha, Neb. Buffett is bringing his fight to raise taxes on the super-wealthy to Congress’ deficit-reduction...

Jova kills 5 in Mexico, while 2nd storm kills 13

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Cars pile up after being dragged by flood waters in Villa de Coral, Mexico, Wednesday Oct. 12, 2011. Hurricane Jova slammed into Mexico’s Pacific coast as a Category 2 storm early Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring some six, while a...

Biden promotes Obama’s jobs plan in Michigan

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to public safety officers at a fire department building to promote the American Jobs Act, which he said would pump $5 billion into supporting jobs for police and firefighters, on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Flint, Mich. At...

Herman Cain’s sudden surge powered by 9-9-9 plan

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Republican presidential candidate businessman Herman Cain speaks during a Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Daniel Acker, Pool) ATLANTA (AP) — If there’s a policy star in the...

Peanut shortage sending peanut butter prices up

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday Oct. 13, 2009 file photo, Georgia peanut farmer Tim Burch checks peanuts in a Baker County, Ga. Scorching heat, little rain and the draw of more lucrative crops could produce on the smallest peanut harvests in recent memory. U.S....

WSJ accused of unorthodox boost to circulation

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Copies of the European edition of the Wall Street Journal lie on a street in London Wednesday Oct 12 2011. Britain’s Guardian newspaper said Wednesday that it had seen emails and documents showing that The Wall Street Journal funneled money through...

Buffett: New approach needed on hunger in Africa

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE- This file photo from July 8, 2010 shows philanthropist Howard Buffett, son of Warren Buffett, at the annual Allen & Co. Media summit in Sun Valley, Idaho. Buffett says no one solution can help the several hundred million struggling farmers across...

Chrysler, UAW finally agree on new contract

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 25, 2011 file photo, General Holiefield, Vice President and Director, United Auto Wokers Chrysler Department, from left, UAW President Bob King; Al Iacobelli, Chrysler Vice President Employee Relations, and Scott Garberding, Chrysler...

Next moves uncertain on Obama jobs bill

October 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Desermithe Cyrius demonstrates for jobs outside of the offices of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Doral, Fla. Rubio voted against a jobs bill Tuesday night, which failed to get enough votes to move forward in the Senate. (AP...