Archive for February, 2013

Boeing, battery maker at odds over 787 fix – WSJ

February 28, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYO (Reuters) – Boeing Co and the Japanese firm that makes lithium-ion batteries for the 787 Dreamliner disagree about what should be included in a package of measures aimed at getting the airliner back in the air, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Boeing, battery maker at odds over 787 fix – report

February 28, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Boeing Co and the Japanese company that makes lithium-ion batteries for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner disagree about what should be included in a package of measures aimed at getting the airliner back in the air, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing government and industry officials.
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Acid attack victim gets face transplant

February 28, 2013
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BOSTON (AP) — Loved ones knew it was her at the hospital when they saw her teeth.
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Arm-in-arm, Ohio students commemorate slain classmates

February 28, 2013
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CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — One day after a teen gunman pleaded guilty in the deadly school shooting in northeast Ohio, students marked its one-year anniversary Wednesday with hugs, supportive messages and a somber march through town.
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Justice Department says wins $1 billion Dow Chemical tax shelter case

February 27, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Justice Department said on Wednesday it has won a $1 billion tax shelter case against Dow Chemical Co that involved a Swiss partnership, Wall Street financial giant Goldman Sachs and international law firm King & Spalding.
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LCH.Clearnet to raise 300 mln stg, Nasdaq to up stake – report

February 27, 2013
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Feb 27 (Reuters) – LCH.Clearnet will raise 300 million pounds ($454 million) through a capital raising in the coming
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John Kerry busts out his French-speaking skills

February 27, 2013
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Secretary of State John Kerry busted out a bit of the language of Molière and Gérard Depardieu on Wednesday as he met in Paris with his French counterpart, Laurent Fabius. How’d he do?
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Marines T-shirt a no-no at Illinois school

February 27, 2013
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A father wants an Illinois school district to rethink its dress code after his 14-year-old son was threatened with suspension if he did not remove his U.S. Marines T-shirt.
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Wall Street inches up after data

February 27, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks added modestly to earlier gains after data showed that contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose more than expected in January.
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Stocks edge higher in early trading

February 27, 2013
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Stocks edged higher in early trading on Wall Street, boosted by gains for discount retailers, after Dollar Tree posted strong earnings.
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