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Wary about Iran, Obama lobbies Russia and China

November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the APEC Summit in Honolulu, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) HONOLULU (AP) — Searching for help, President Barack Obama lobbied the skeptical leaders of Russia and China on Saturday for support in keeping Iran from becoming a nuclear-armed menace to the world, hoping...

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Homes over leaky NYC aqueduct to get buyout offers

November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Nov. 9, 2011 photo, Michael Rosselli stands near cracks in his garage floor at his home in Wawarsing N.Y. Rosselli’s basement and property flooded due to what he blames is leakage from the nearby Delaware Aqueduct. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)...

Tribes aren’t banking on just casinos anymore

November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Aug. 14, 2006 photo, blueberry rakers work in a field in Centerville Township, Maine, leased by Tonia Smith, of the Passamaquoddy tribe in Pleasant Point. Though Maine voters rejected a racetrack casino on Nov. 8, 2011, that would have helped bolster...

Kurdish government, ExxonMobil ink oil search deal

November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this June 1, 2009 file photo, Kurdish president Massud Barzani, right, and Iraqi President Jalal Talabani open a ceremonial valve during an event to celebrate the start of oil exports from the autonomous region of Kurdistan, in the northern...

Emirates airline orders 50 more Boeing 777s

November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Planes perform at the Dubai airshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. Dubai’s fast-growing airline Emirates kicked off the Middle East’s biggest airshow Sunday with a huge order for 50 Boeing 777s, marking the U.S. aircraft...

India to look into helping struggling Kingfisher

November 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A Kingfisher Airlines booking counter lies nearly deserted in Mumbai, India, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. Kingfisher, which is partly owned by brewery tycoon Vijay Mallya, has canceled more than 120 flights this week as pilots and crew called in sick after their...

Magazine’s 1st MAD men get a rare reunion

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Mad Magazine cartoonist Sergio Aragones, left, Jack Davis and Al Jaffee, right, speak with Savannah College of Art and Design professor John Larison, second from the left, during an event hosted by SCAD and the National Cartoonists Society, Friday, Oct. 11,...

Thai PM: Flooding won’t devastate central Bangkok

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Residents make their way on a flooded highway on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. Residents chose the weekend to go back and check for their flooded homes which they have abandoned for over a month. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)...

Analysis: Brussels takes heavy hand in euro crisis

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Mario Monti, left, talks at the beginning of a voting session on economic reform measures demanded by the European Union, that should pave the way for Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi to leave office in a matter of days, at the Senate in Rome, Friday, Nov....

1st look at Japan nuke plant: rubble amid progress

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Japanese officials wearing protective suits and masks ride in the back of a bus while a second bus carrying officials and Japanese journalists follow as they drive through the contaminated exclusion zone on their way to the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear...