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Sharp plans to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide

Sharp is set to cut 11,000 jobs and sell assets and plants worth $ 2.7bn as the consumer electronics giant tries to turn its financial fortunes around, according to a report released on Tuesday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

BCS to consider just six cities for 2015 title game

The Bowl Championship Series will select the host of the 2015 national title game from just six cities, according to sources. The city that will be selected will host the title game on Jan. 12, 2015 that will crown the champion of the Football Bowl Subdivision’s first playoff. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved […]

Flight attendant attempts to bring loaded gun to Philly airport; Airport cop accidentally discharges weapon

A flight attendant was detained and subsequently charged with disorderly conduct after she tried to pass through the Philadelphia International Airport security with a loaded gun in her purse, causing alarm when a police accidentally discharged the weapon while securing it last Sunday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

German business confidence fell in September

German business confidence for September surprisingly fell, its fifth straight month of decline, as the sovereign debt crisis in Europe continue to dampen economic outlook in the region. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

SpaceX, NASA set launch date for first resupply mission

SpaceX engineers are preparing its spacecraft for the first official resupply flight to the International Space Station which is scheduled next month. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

California theme park riders spend hours at 300 feet after ride malfunctions

A California amusement park ride malfunction left around 20 passengers stranded 300 feet in the air for hours, after being safely returned to the ground last Wednesday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

U.S. housing starts continue rise in August

Despite the stalled economy, the housing market shows little sign of slowing down as construction on new homes in August increased by 2.3 per cent, driven by single-family home starts that grew at the fastest rate in more than two years indicating that the U.S. real estate market has not yet lost its momentum. Article […]

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