Posts Tagged ‘U.S.’

U.S. stocks decline as August jobs data upsets

Jupiter Kalambakal – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stock futures in Wall Street continued to drop Friday morning, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index down for a second day after a Labor Department report revealing job generation flatlined in August. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 146 points at […]

Serbia Backs China’s Decision To Boycott Nobel Ceremony

AHN News Staff Belgrade, Serbia (AHN) – Serbia has supported Chinese decision to boycott Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for dissident Liu Xiaobo, who has been in jail since the award has been announced. Speaking at Serbian B92 television, Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic said that the decision was “not easy at all, and far […]

Chicagoans’ top Google searches

Google compiled lists of the hottest search items for individual U.S. cities, ranking searches based on their uniqueness to that city — and education-related Web sites ranked among the most popular Google searches for Chicagoans in 2010. View full post on Business Stories

Chrysler To Repay Bailout Loans Before 2013

AHN News Staff Detroit, Michigan, United States (AHN) – Despite the slow recovery of Chrysler Group from the auto slump compared to Ford and General Motors, the company said it plans to repay its loans to the U.S. and Canadian governments before 2013. The settlement of the debt would allow Fiat SpA, which operates Chrysler, […]

U.S. Gaming Revenues To Recover in Late 2011, 2014 Revenues to Reach $68B

Ayinde O. Chase – AHN News Editor New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The gaming industry which has been hard hit in recent years is slated is slated to rebound due to improved economic conditions triggering a recovery in U.S. gaming revenues in late 2011. However 2007 pre-economic meltdown gaming revenue levels will not […]

Food Supplier Nash Finch Sued For Sex Discrimination

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Lumberton, NC, United States (AHN) – The U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has filed an administrative complaint against a North Carolina company, Nash Finch Co., with systematic job discrimination against 80 women. Minneapolis, MN-based Nash Finch is the second-largest publicly traded wholesale food distributor in […]

Israeli, Palestinian Ministers Trade Blame For Stalled Peace Process

The Media Line Staff Jerusalem, Israel David Rosenberg – Israel Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer and his Palestinian counterpart, Economic Minister Dr. Hassan Abu-Libdeh, sought to tackle a host of economic issues in a private meeting in Jerusalem on Wednesday, but the two agreed that economic cooperation couldn’t substitute for a peace agreement. […]

Group Bans Catches Of Some Sharks, Leaves Tuna Limits Little Changed

Paris, France (NewsBahn) – Delegates from 48 countries ended a week-long conservation conference here Saturday with an agreement on new protections for several species of endangered sharks, but failed to tighten limits on harvesting bluefin tuna. Members of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas voted to ban the fishing and sale of […]

Poll: Rahm Emanuel Leads Crowded Chicago Mayor Race

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Chicago, IL, United States (AHN) – Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel leads rivals in the race for Chicago mayor by double-digits, according to a new poll released Wednesday, the same day objections were filed challenging Emanuel’s residency in the city. The latest We Ask America poll […]

Ahead of Thanksgiving, GM Announces $163 Million Plan To Save 164 Jobs

Ayinde O. Chase – AHN News Editor Detroit, MI, United States (AHN) – Some General Motors workers and their families have extra reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving holiday. The automaker announced a $163.2-million investment in its operations in Flint and Bay City, Michigan, and Defiance, Ohio, to support engine production of three of its […]