Posts Tagged ‘Washington’

Washington Post’s profit dipped in second quarter

Jerimiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer New York, NY, United States (4E) – Publishing group Washington Post Co. reported a 29 percent profit loss in the second quarter. During the same period last year, Washington Post’s share was valued at $ 47.6 million or $ 6 a share. That value dropped in the second […]

Colombia : Free Trade will not help workers in Colombia

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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 […]

Whole Foods Announces Cheese Recall

David Goodhue – AHN News Reporter Traver, CA, United States (AHN) – A supplier of cheese to Whole Foods Market in several states has recalled some of its products because of possible listeria and E . coli bacteria contamination. Whole Foods announced Wednesday that Bravo Farms issued the recall because of traces of listeria and […]

Report: Mexican Drug Cartels Spreading to Other Countries

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – New government reports indicate Mexican drug cartels are making a bigger push to organize their black market activities in the United States, Europe and neighboring Latin American countries. In one example, some reports indicate the cartels are associating with white supremacists in the […]

BLS: Employers Added 151,000 Jobs In October

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, DC, United States (AHN) – October saw a net rise in non-farm employment in the United States as employers added 151,000 jobs, which was the highest number of new jobs in five months, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Nevertheless, it was not enough to affect […]

President Obama Looks Forward To Expanding Exports During Asia Trip

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – The Obama Administration is preparing to promote exports with “Made in America” brand from manufacturing sector during the upcoming presidential trip to Asia, officials told journalists on Monday. During his trip to Asia later this week, President Barack Obama would concentrate on opening […]

Energy Secretary Steven Chu talks zombies and vampires on Facebook

WASHINGTON (AP) — The walking dead have infiltrated the Energy Department. Energy Secretary Steven Chu shared a picture of himself as a zombie on his Facebook page in an effort to teach users about saving electricity. View full post on Business Stories

New Unemployment Claims Fall Slightly

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – Initial claims for jobless benefits dropped slightly while continuing unemployment compensation claims dipped below 4.4 million, the United States Labor Department announced Thursday. New claims for unemployment compensation fell by 21,000 to 434,000 for the week ending Oct. 23 down from 455,000 the […]

‘Doc’ Is Out: Unfinished Business For Phillies Ace Roy Halladay

Ed Condran – AHN Sports Correspondent Philadelphia, PA, United States (AHN) – When Roy Halladay agreed to be traded by the Toronto Blue Jays to the Philadelphia Phillies last December, his goals were to make an impression with his new team and fans, reach the playoffs for the first time in his storied career and […]