United Airlines ramp service employee Julio Cesar Mora (3rd ...
Feb 10th, 2012
(Reuters) - United Airlines ramp service employee Julio Cesar Mora (3rd L) and coworkers pose with an Oscar statue after the flight carrying the Academy Awards arrived at Los Angeles International Airport from Chicago, Illinois in Los Angeles, California February 9, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Redmond (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) -
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc posted a higher quarterly profit on Thursday even as sales fell 1.4 percent at its Walmart U.S. stores open at least a year because of a delay in income tax refund checks, cool weather, less grocery inflation than expected, and the payroll tax increase. The world's largest retailer earned $1.14 per share in the ... [Full Article]
By David Lawder and Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress got rid of a headache on Friday when it rescued the flying public from flight delays caused by its budget cutting. But in the view of many lawmakers, the pain is just about to begin. Members of Congress and groups representing people hit by across-the-board budget cuts, ranging from ca... [Full Article]
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) - Sitting on a dirty straw mat on the parched ground of southern Afghanistan, Masooma sank deeper inside a giant black shawl. Hidden from view, her words burst forth as she told her side of what happened to her family sometime before dawn on March 11, 2012. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. National Weather Service is getting a quantum jump in computing power that will significantly improve its forecasting and storm tracking abilities to better protect the country from severe weather. "This is a game changer," Louis Uccellini, who took over as director of the National Weather Service i... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - British consumer confidence dropped unexpectedly in April, mainly as a result of worsening personal finances, a survey from researchers GfK NOP showed on Tuesday. The headline index in the poll fell to -27 from -26 in March, slightly weaker than analysts' forecasts for another unchanged reading. Although morale remains stron... [Full Article]