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Billion-dollar bidding war expected for AEG sports, entertainment group

A billion-dollar bidding war is expected after the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), the world’s largest owner of sports teams and sports events, has been put up for sale, its parent company announced late Tuesday. The Anschutz Co., run by Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz, announced it is selling its AEG subsidiary. Article © AHN – All […]

Hazardous “bidi” cigarette factories in Bangladesh pose serious health risks to workers and families

Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh – followed by more cigarette rolling work at home – Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Bank of Japan announces $128 billion stimulus

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Wednesday announced it was easing monetary policy by significantly expanding its asset purchasing fund amid a slowing global economy and increased tensions with China that have derailed the recovery of its economy that relies heavily on exports. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Bidding war for Indians’ radio broadcast rights begin

The Cleveland Indians have started the selection process for the next radio station that will broadcast the team’s games beginning next season. Currently, two radio stations — WTAM AM/1100 and WKRK FM/92.3 — are slugging it out for the team’s broadcast rights. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Germany’s IT watchdog warns users against Internet Explorer

The German government agency controlling IT-safety is warning internet users against using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer because of a potential security flaw. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Urgent Care Centers Are Booming, Which Worries Some Doctors

Doctors Express in Edgewater is open nights and weekends, and accepts walk-ins without an appointment. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Analyst predicts 1 billion iOS devices sold by 2015

Coming off of strong sales of the iPhone 5 – 2 million since it was available for pre-order – Asymco analyst Horace Dediu forecasts that the appropriate number for Apple is 1 billion. Dediu is predicting that in three years time, Apple will have sold 1 billion iOS devices. Article © AHN – All Rights […]

Germany’s former first lady sues Google

Bettina Wulff, Germany’s former first lady, is suing Google because its search engine terms link her name with prostitutes, escort services and red light districts. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Authorities ban all hard liquor sales as methanol laced bootleg booze kills 20 people in Czech Republic

A total ban of hard-liquor sales in the Czech Republic which began last Friday remains strictly in place after the death of 20 people by methanol laced bootleg alcohol. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories