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Best Ill. job prospects in manufacturing, medical

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, FEB. 17 AND THEREAFTER – In this June 20, 2012 photo, Caterpillar tractors are seen for sale in Clinton, Ill. Experts looking at Illinois’ job market say the best prospects for 2013 are likely in medical and manufacturing firms. Manufacturing was once the heart of Midwestern economies but, even with decades [&hellip...

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Feds see early signs of Pacific fishery recovery

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Steve Fitz, owner of the fishing boat Mr. Morgan, is interviewed on his boat docked in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Fleets of unused, weathered fishing boats, shuttered processing businesses and idle fishermen have been the image of...

BMW recalls nearly 570,000 cars to fix cables

February 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This undated photo provided by BMW AG shows the 2009 BMW 3-Series sedan. BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall. The recall affects popular 3-Series...

RI records show inner workings of Legion of Christ

February 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Attorney Bernard Jackvony poses at his office in Providence, R.I., Friday Feb. 15, 2013. Documents released Friday shed light on the inner workings of a secretive and now-disgraced Roman Catholic order called the Legion of Christ, including new details on how...

Facebook gets unwelcome look at hackers’ dark side

February 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Feb. 8, 2012 photo shows a mural at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Intruders recently infiltrated the systems running the world’s largest online social network but did not steal any sensitive information about Facebook’s more...

SKorean lawmaker loses seat over Samsung wiretaps

February 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS SPELLING OF ROH – In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 photo, Roh Hoe-chan, a lawmaker of the minor opposition Progressive Justice Party, speaks during a press conference at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Roh known for criticism of the...

Cruise passengers became comrades on trip home

February 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by passenger Don Hoggatt, of Dallas, shows covered urinals and bagged trash cans for passengers to use in one of the bathrooms aboard the Carnival Triumph cruise ship which became disabled after an engine-room fire left the ship...

Tom Ford, Rihanna lead London Fashion Week lineup

February 15, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

A model wears a design from the Bora Aksu collection during London Fashion Week, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in London. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — Once the most marginal of fashion capitals, London has finally grown up to be a style...

Goodell paid more than $29 million by NFL in 2011

February 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell smiles during a news conference after the NFL owners meeting in Irving, Texas. Roger Goodell was paid $29.49 million by NFL owners in 2011, nearly triple his compensation from the...

Herbalife stock surges after Icahn grabs stake

February 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This file photo combo of file photos shows Bill Ackman, left, of Pershing Square Capital Management, on Feb. 6, 2012, in Toronto, and financier Carl Icahn, on Feb. 7, 2006, in New York. A clash between Wall Street titans is flaring again Friday,...