Automobiles

2008-05-08 21:03:01

A Casting Call for Sexy Cars (Hybrids Need Not Apply)08.05.2008, 13:48:14Vehicles, both hot and not, have been enjoying an on-screen heyday. But Toyota’s Prius has remained something of a novelty act on the big screen. A Pioneering Driver Spins Tales, Not Wheels08.05.2008, 05:44:28Nascar says Lloyd Moore is its oldest living driver, and there is evidence that he may be its best storyteller, too. Toyota Feels Slowdown in U.S.08.05.2008, 12:50:21Toyota, which said that it would likely face an annual profit drop, is finding its profit growth in new markets. Auto Ego: Loving the Drive, Even After 504.05.2008, 03:40:44For Wayne DaCosta, taking a break from the grind means getting behind the wheel of his BMW M5. Gas Prices Expected to Peak in June07.05.2008, 18:32:29As oil futures rose above $122 a barrel, the Energy Department said it expected gasoline prices to peak at a national average of $3.73 a gallon in June. Behind the Wheel | 2009 Jaguar XF: Final Cat From Ford’s Litter04.05.2008, 03:43:00The final Jaguar model designed during Ford’s ownership of the marque promised to be sleek and stirring. But is it? Wheelspin: A Place to Play in Traffic at 40 M.P.H.04.05.2008, 04:34:56A number of New Yorkers are willing to pay to join an elbow-to-elbow traffic jam — indoors, no less. Strike Hits G.M. Plant That Makes a Big Seller06.05.2008, 05:29:37General Motors workers who build the Chevrolet Malibu, one of G.M.’s most popular and important new vehicles, went on strike Monday at a plant in Kansas. Op-Ed Contributor: The 18-Cent Solution08.05.2008, 04:26:05Most economists oppose the Clinton-McCain gas tax holiday. Nevertheless, I think it’s an idea worth supporting. ... Devamı

NATİONAL

2008-05-08 21:02:00

Aging systems releasing sewage into rivers, streams08.05.2008, 15:51:05Deteriorating pipes, overwhelmed by volumes of water they were never designed to carry, release billions of gallons of raw sewage ... Severe storms strike Southeast, damage Miss. mall08.05.2008, 16:55:51An apparent tornado struck portions of Tupelo on Thursday, damaging areas near a large shopping mall and other structures but ... Minn. governor OKs $38M package for bridge collapse victims08.05.2008, 17:18:50A close-knit coalition of Minneapolis bridge collapse victims some in wheelchairs and others still wearing casts looked on ... U.S. Burmese community ready to help08.05.2008, 16:14:29Across the USA, Burmese nationals anxious to help relatives hit by the devastating cyclone in Burma are raising cash, planning ... Sharpton arrested at NYC protest of police shooting08.05.2008, 12:18:48Al Sharpton and others protested the acquittal of three officers involved in the shooting of an unarmed black man on his wedding ... Transit systems travel 'green' track08.05.2008, 11:35:24Carbon footprint has become part of the national lexicon, and mass transit systems throughout the country are taking steps ... Video shows Philadelphia officers hitting 3 suspects08.05.2008, 11:40:47Five Philadelphia police officers and one police sergeant have been reassigned to desk duty amid an investigation into the videotaped ... Marine who killed Iraqi gets sentence cut, rank reduction08.05.2008, 08:52:23A Marine sentenced to 15 years in the brig for killing an Iraqi civilian had his term reduced by four years and was given a dishonorable ... N.M. governor says border security is improving08.05.2008, 10:51:39New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Wednesday that he has seen an improvement in security along the U.S.-Mexico border. ... Devamı

Health

2008-05-08 21:01:00

Decades of details flood woman with unmatched memory08.05.2008, 02:43:01Jill Price, 42, can recall in vivid detail every day of her life since age 14, and many earlier days, too. The Woman Who Can't ... Group asks U.S. to pull birth-control patch from market08.05.2008, 17:03:22A consumer advocacy group petitioned the U.S. government Thursday to pull the birth-control patch off the market, calling it ... NYC to prep potential organ donors before getting consent07.05.2008, 23:42:54New York City officials plan within months to dispatch the nation's first ambulance equipped to preserve bodies of the newly ... Q&A: How would 'rapid organ recovery' work?07.05.2008, 22:43:41New York City is considering a pilot project that would create the first ambulance in the USA to recover bodies of the newly ... Chantix recommended as anti-smoking drug despite risks07.05.2008, 23:11:58The federal government's new advice to doctors for helping smokers quit recommends the drug Chantix, which has recently been ... Irregular sleeping linked to obesity, smoking07.05.2008, 19:55:36People who sleep fewer than six hours a night or more than nine are more likely to be obese, according to a new government ... Britain to raise cannabis penalties, citing health threat07.05.2008, 19:49:33Britain's home secretary said Wednesday she plans to increase punishments for the use of marijuana, increasing the maximum prison ... Crest rinse fights off customer complaints07.05.2008, 19:30:17Crest Pro-Health Rinse hit the market three years ago as an alcohol-free mouthwash that not only freshens breath but fights oral ... China steps up fight against virus sickening children07.05.2008, 20:04:24China announced Wednesday new rules that require health care providers to report all cases of a viral illness that has killed ... ... Devamı

Entertainment

2008-05-08 21:00:00

Country star Eddy Arnold dies at 8908.05.2008, 16:13:20He was the affable Tennessee Plowboy who brought elegance, sophistication and millions of fans to country music. Eddy Arnold, ... Amy Winehouse out on bail after drug-related arrest08.05.2008, 13:47:36Amy Winehouse was released on bail Wednesday in London following several hours of questioning after several hours of questioning ... It's official: Carey, Cannon are married08.05.2008, 12:52:27Less than two weeks after the wedding proposal, singer Mariah Carey, 39, and actor Nick Cannon, 27, are talking about their whirlwind ... Star Jones lashes out at Barbara Walters about memoir08.05.2008, 12:09:10Nearly two years after Star Jones left The View on rocky terms, the 46-year-old TV personality has criticized former boss Barbara ... Hollywood producers blast actors over Internet clips issue07.05.2008, 23:46:01A new battle front over use of movie and TV clips on the Internet emerged Wednesday in angry contract talks between actors and ... DMX arrested for speeding, reckless driving in Ariz.07.05.2008, 23:34:21DMX was arrested after speed-enforcement cameras captured him in his bright yellow 1966 Chevrolet going 114 mph on a suburban ... Celeb Style: The mother of all gifts; see video07.05.2008, 21:28:31USA TODAY's Olivia Barker asked Lord & Taylor's LaVelle Olexa for hints on how to get everyday moms to be Hollywood glam this ... Cher and her sequins settle in at Caesars Place07.05.2008, 13:55:23Cher floated down on a small, neon-lit platform that descends from the upper reaches of the Caesars Palace Colosseum to reveal ... ... Devamı

TRAVEL HEADLİNES

2008-05-08 21:03:00

Delta, AA boost fuel charge by $20 roundtrip08.05.2008, 16:48:37Two of the three biggest U.S. carriers said Thursday they have again raised ticket prices, this time by $20 roundtrip, to recoup ... American plane loses panel in flight, flies to Paris08.05.2008, 16:36:28American Airlines is investigating how a jet bound for Paris lost a panel from its belly shortly after taking off from Dallas-Fort ... U.S. travelers may soon rebel against higher fares08.05.2008, 14:41:26The march of oil prices to record highs is causing unrelenting pain for U.S. airlines, whose attempts to balance their fuel ... Serious jet accident rate rose in 2007, aviation group says08.05.2008, 14:06:49Deadly crashes in Brazil, Indonesia and Africa last year led to the first global uptick in serious jetliner accidents in a ... United pilots say US Airways merger should be 'last resort'08.05.2008, 12:12:21The head of United Airlines' pilots union said Wednesday that combining with US Airways should be only a last resort for the ... Skeleton of famed Okefenokee alligator to go on display08.05.2008, 09:00:38The most famous resident of Okefenokee Swamp Park an alligator that attracted the stares of tourists for decades will soon ... Jeff Corwin helps celebrate Illinois park's 30th anniversary08.05.2008, 09:00:03Corwin was among more than 450 people at a dinner and auction April 25 that raised about $80,000 for Wildlife Prairie State Park, ... ... Devamı

Money Headlines

2008-05-08 20:59:00

Drug companies defend TV ads critics call misleading08.05.2008, 17:57:52Some of the nation's largest pharmaceutical companies defended their TV advertisements Thursday from Democrats pushing for tougher ... Ford CEO: Turnaround effort gaining traction08.05.2008, 17:49:00Ford Motor's turnaround has moved quicker than expected, Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. told shareholders at the automaker's ... McDonald's April same-store sales rise 5% globally08.05.2008, 15:19:36McDonald's, the world's largest fast-food chain, said Thursday that sales at restaurants open at least 13 months rose 5% globally ... Shoppers stick to necessities in April; Wal-Mart sales up08.05.2008, 16:20:29Apparel chains struggled through another dismal month in April as they tried to bring in cash-strapped shoppers, but discounters ... Toyota projects first full-year profit drop since 200208.05.2008, 13:48:03Toyota said the strong yen and weaker U.S. sales took a bite out of January-March earnings and projected worse was to come a ... Jobless claims fall 18,000 in latest week08.05.2008, 13:16:01The number of people filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to a lower-than-expected 365,000 in the week ended May ... European banks leave interest rates steady08.05.2008, 14:23:58The European Central Bank left its interest steady at 4% on Thursday, following a similar decision by the British central bank ... Cash or stock? A profit by any name is sweet08.05.2008, 04:01:00Q: I own stock in a company that's being acquired by another company. Does it matter if it is bought for cash or with stock? Livescribe Pulse digital pen brings your notes to life08.05.2008, 02:05:21You've finally gotten used to carrying a smartphone. Now, Oakland start-up Livescribe wants to persuade you to also carry a smartpen. ... ... Devamı

FİNANS SEKTÖRÜ

2008-05-08 21:09:00

Türkiye'nin En Büyük İnternet Şenliği TFT ODTÜ'de Kapılarını Açıyor08.05.2008, 15:45:54TFT '08 (Technology For Trade 2008) Organizasyonu 23-25 Mayıs tarihleri arasında Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi'nde gerçekleştirilecek. İnternet bankacılığı konusunda Türkiye'nin önde gelen kuruluşlarından Garanti Bankası'nın ana sponsorluğunda gerçekl... SFA'nın %86 Hissesinin Frigoglass'a Satışı Başarıyla Sonuçlandı08.05.2008, 13:08:57Türkiye'nin önde gelen endüstriyel soğutucu üreticisi SFA Soğutma'nın %86 hissesi dünyanın lider içecek soğutucuları üreticisi Frigoglass tarafından satın alınmıştır. İşlem bedeli 50 milyon Euro'nun üzerinde olup, AHT Cooling Systems %14 hissesi ile ... Türkiye Finans'tan Anneler Günü'ne Özel Kampanya07.05.2008, 13:34:16Türkiye Finans Anneler Günü'ne yönelik özel bir kampanya hazırladı. Kampanya kapsamında Türkiye Finans kredi kartı ile anlaşmalı üye işyerlerinden günün en yüksek harcamasını yapan kişi Samsung E250 cep telefonu kazanacak. Anneler Günü kampanyası 6 -... Türkiye Finans'tan 'Premium Banking'05.05.2008, 13:55:32Türkiye Finans; doküman yönetim sistemi, iş akış uygulaması, tarama sistemi ve bankacılık uygulamalarının tam entegrasyonunu sağlayarak oluşturduğu 'Premium Banking' projesiyle bankacılıkta yeni bir dönem başlatıyor. Sistem sayesinde müşterilerinin ş... Finansbank'tan, Marka Olma Yolundaki KOBİ'lere Destek25.04.2008, 12:34:33Finansbank Kobi Bankacılığı'nın sponsorluğu ile düzenlenen 'Anadolu Markaları'nın 2008 toplantıları Gaziantep'le başladı. 'Anadolu Markaları 2008', İstanbul dışındaki illerde marka bilincini geliştirmeyi ve yerleştirmeyi hedefliyor. Proje kapsamında... Halkbank'tan Açıklama: 'Misyonumuz doğrultusunda asli görevimiz olan kredi vermeye devam edeceğiz.'24.04.2008, 10:40:25Halk Bankası, ATV – Sabah Ticari ve İktisadi Bütünlüğü'nün TMSF'den satın alımında ... Devamı

ŞİRKET HABERLERİ

2008-05-08 20:55:00

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Business

2008-05-07 12:29:00

U.S. Prison Policy Needs Reform06.05.2008, 10:00:00Many of the nation's economic and social problems stem from excessive incarceration rates. UBS To Ax Municipal Bond Unit06.05.2008, 02:50:04Source tells Forbes.com Swiss bank will eliminate division as part of job cuts sparked by subprime-linked losses. China's Multinationals Creep Abroad05.05.2008, 22:50:00For all the fear of Chinese companies' expansion overseas, their Indian, South Korean and Taiwanese counterparts have moved faster and further. Here's what's held them back. Mexican Tourism's Rocky Road05.05.2008, 10:00:00The country is lagging behind others when it comes to attracting visitors. Here's why. Sponsor's Content: The Bottom Line on SustainabilityResearch indicates a clear connection between a company???s sustainability practices and the price of its shares. What???s not so apparent is whether it???s just a feel-good idea or actually good for cash flow. America's Loss, Panama's Gain05.05.2008, 04:00:00Latin America's arrivistes are bypassing the U.S. and heading instead to balmy Panama. ... Devamı

REAL ESTATE

2008-05-06 18:28:00

Canada's Top Second-Home Spots05.05.2008, 16:00:00High-end, recreational homes north of the border are holding their value--and then some. Inside The World's First Billion-Dollar Home30.04.2008, 20:00:00Take a tour of Mukesh Ambani's 27-story residential skyscraper in Mumbai, India. What 1 Million Euros Buys In Worldwide Homes29.04.2008, 18:00:00Thanks to falling global property prices, a strong euro buys bigger and more exclusive homes than ever before. Sponsor's Content: The Bottom Line on SustainabilityResearch indicates a clear connection between a company???s sustainability practices and the price of its shares. What???s not so apparent is whether it???s just a feel-good idea or actually good for cash flow. ... Devamı