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Business News Archive - May 18, 2006

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways , a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today that it is officially operating from the Humphrey Terminal at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of pension funds and institutional investors on Thursday accused Exxon Mobil Corp. of failing to act on global warming concerns and demanded a meeting with the company's board over the issue.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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