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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 October salaries were delayed. (AP Photo/ Rajanish Kakade) NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s [&hellip...

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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...

Breast health advocate Evelyn Lauder dies at 75

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 11, 2011 file photo, Evelyn Lauder attends the New York Women in Communications’ 2011 Matrix Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Evelyn Lauder, a member of the Estee Lauder cosmetics family who helped create the...

Delay in Christmas tree fee upsets some growers

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Nov. 16, 2009 photo, Dan Wahmhoff, right, and Tim Butler carry a nine-foot tall Concolor Fir Christmas tree at Wahmhoff Tree Farm in Gobles. Some Michigan Christmas tree growers say they’re peeved that the federal government caved to...

Polish bakery closes in Detroit after 100 years

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Nov. 8, 2011 photo, the New Deluxe Polish Bakery & Delicatessen is located at 11920 Conant in Detroit near the Hamtramck border is seen in Detroit (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Patricia Beck) DETROIT NEWS OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT;...

Conn. storm highlights decades of repeat issues

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2011 file photo, residents of South Windsor, Conn., look over downed wires and utility poles toppled by Tropical Storm Irene. A review of state regulatory reports by The Associated Press shows the problems that arose after Irene...

Beverly Hills bids to halt subway tunnel at school

November 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Students stand on the vast lawn in front of the campus of Beverly Hills High School Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Regional transit planners hoping to run a 9-mile subterranean line into the Los Angeles area’s densely packed Westside, including Century City,...