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Union calls new 3-day strike at Frankfurt airport

February 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Laufthansa aircraft on the runways while some 200 apron control workers strike for higher wages at the international airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. The strike is supposed to last until Friday. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A union is calling on ground staff at Frankfurt airport to stage a new [&hellip...

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Wild girls of the food world make no apologies

February 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Celebrity chef Gabrielle Hamilton laughs during a panel discussion called “Girls Gone Wild” about women in the celebrity cooking world at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 in Miami. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri) MIAMI...

States called on to restore anti-smoking funds

February 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this Nov. 14, 2006. File photo, a patron smokes a cigarette at Hennessey’s Tavern in downtown Las Vegas. The recession is having an effect on anti-smoking advertisements and other smoking cessation programs as recession-battered states lack the...

Berlusconi cleared by statute of limitations

February 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi leaves his residence of Palazzo Grazioli in Rome, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. Defense lawyers for Silvio Berlusconi are making their final arguments in the former premier’s corruption trial before the court begins...

Sometimes even Warren Buffett gets it wrong

February 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, U.S. billionaire investor Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a news conference in Iwaki city. Japan. Buffett wants Berkshire Hathaway shareholders to know that the company has...

BP faces billions in fines as spill trial nears

February 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 21, 2010 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, fire boat response crews spray water on the burning remnants of BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig. The gargantuan legal bill for the 2010 catastrophic oil spill in the...

Libya wants Turkish companies to return

February 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provided by Turkish Prime Minister’s Press Service, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and his Libyan counterpart Abdurrahim El-Keib pose before their meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. (AP...

New Nike shoe with outer space theme causes frenzy

February 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Geoffrey Neshkes, 30, of Laurel, Md., stands outside of The Mall at Prince George’s, where he had been waiting since Weds. February 22 hoping to buy a limited edition Nike sneaker in Hyattsville, Md., on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn...

Judge awards iPhone user $850 in throttling case

February 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This Feb. 10, 2012 photo shows screen on a smartphone showing a text message to an AT&T customer, in New York. An AT&T subscriber heads to small claims court Friday, Feb. 24, 2012,in Simi Valley, Calif., to sue the company for slowing his...

Pa. woman: Chemicals in my water in drilling area

February 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 file photo, signs opposing the hydraulic fracturing process of drilling for gas, or “fracking” are posted at the front of the yard of Janet McIntyre ‘s Evans City, Pa. McIntyre says state...