Thursday August 28, 2014





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Union says Germanwings airline pilots are poised to strike on Friday

BERLIN - A German union representing pilots says it is planning a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits....

posted: August 28,2014





National Business

Explosion at BP refinery in Indiana, fire extinguished

WHITING, Ind. - A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, which rattled nearby homes....


Philippine economy grows 6.4 per cent in 2Q, officials expect to hit 2014 target

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine economy expanded by 6.4 per cent in the second quarter and tied with Malaysia as the second fastest growing in Asia during the period, officials said Thursday....


Market Basket reaches agreement with that allows former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas to buy company

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives....


Housing more affordable in second quarter as low rates offset high home prices

TORONTO - The Royal Bank (TSX:RY) says housing was more affordable across Canada in the second quarter as low mortgage rates offset solid price increases....


Survey: Americans more anxious about economy now than immediately after Great Recession ended

WASHINGTON - Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health....


FBI says it's investigating reports of cyberattacks against US financial institutions

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions....








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