Amazon.com to hire thousands to fill orders

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. said Friday it is hiring more than 15,500 people to fill temporary holiday jobs at shipping centers around the country, more than it hired last year. The online retail giant said in news releases that it will hire more than 5,000 people in Phoenix and Goodyear, Ariz., and 4,000 […]




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Stocks record worst week in three months

In this Nov. 11, 2010 photo, specialist Glenn Carell, right, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market recorded its biggest weekly drop in three months as a feeling of malaise took over after the U.S. failed to rally world […]




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China to play role in General Motors IPO

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2006 file photo, the Chinese national flag stands near a branch office of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China at the Shanghai Stock Exchange in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File) DETROIT (AP) — Among the banks helping General Motors with its initial public stock offering next week […]




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Intel hikes dividend again despite tech worries

This Sept. 22, 2010 photo, shows the Intel Corp. booth at a conference in San Francisco. Intel, the big chip maker, says it will raise its dividend by 15 percent and reaffirms that it is headed for its best year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Intel Corp. is confident enough in the stability […]




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How To: Fake An Orgasm

Correction says: Wrong Jessica, that isn’t necessarily true, women are just more notorious for faking orgasms. Speaking of these women who fake orgasms, there’s no reason to do it at all.(This goes for men too) If you’re too tired or drunk to have sex than tell your partner beforehand. If you’re not getting off enough […]




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Big stock offerings next week could boost markets

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the world of new stock offerings, everything about next week is big: The number of deals, the amount of money expected to be raised and the profiles of the companies going public. The action is likely to draw a wide range of investors into the U.S. stock market. If investors snap […]




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Regulators close 2 Georgia banks, 1 in Arizona

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have shut down two banks in Georgia and one in Arizona, bringing to 146 the number of U.S. banks that have succumbed this year under the burden of bad loans and a tepid economy. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Friday took over the two Georgia banks: Darby Bank Trust Co., […]




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Air agency issued engine warning then eased checks

A Qantas A380 superjumbo jet is shown grounded on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, before being inspected. An Airbus executive said Friday that Rolls-Royce has identified a faulty bearing box as the cause of the oil leak problem implicated in the midair disintegration of an engine. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) […]




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Funeral for Pilot Amichai Itkis

IAF pilot Major Amichai Itkis will be buried Friday in Kfar Saba. Itkis was killed Wednesday in a training crash along with his navigator, Major Emanuel Levi. The funeral will begin at noon in the Kfar Saba military cemetery. Itkis, 28, who lived in Sde Warburg, is survived by his parents and a sister. A […]




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Netanyahu Explains Israel’s Economic Success

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu talked business in a special interview with Fox Business Channel this week, and said that Israel has “essentially become an export-driven, high-tech economy.” Netanyahu utilized his visit to the United States not only to meet with Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and other officials, and not only to addess the Jewish […]




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Stocks, oil prices drop on China inflation worries

In this Nov. 11, 2010 photo, specialist Glenn Carell, right, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) SymbolPriceChangeCVX84.78-1.31DIS37.82+1.89FCX103.55-4.46INTC21.53+0.32XOM70.69-1.14{“s” : “cvx,dis,fcx,intc,xom”,”k” : “a00,a50,b00,b60,c10,g00,h00,l10,p20,t10,v00″,”o” : “”,”j” : “”} NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks and commodities prices fell sharply Friday as investors worried that China might try to slow […]




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Airbus says bearing box failed in Rolls engine

FILE – Firefighters surround a Qantas passenger plane which made an emergency landing with 459 people aboard in Singapore’s Changi International Airport after having engine problems this Nov. 4, 2010 file photo. Qantas said this week it had found small oil leaks on Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines on three of its other Airbus A380s during […]




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