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Business News Archive - August 02, 2006

Chrysler Group on Wednesday said it would recall an estimated 832,500 Jeep Liberty vehicles because of a potential steering problem

WAITSFIELD, Vt., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northern Power, a subsidiary of Distributed Energy Systems Corp. , announced today it has signed an agreement with International Environmental Solutions Corporation (IES) of Romoland, CA.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Continental Airlines is not liable for not warning passengers about the risk of blood clots during an international flight, a U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.

By Chelsea Emery NEW YORK (Reuters) - Receipt in hand, Peter Soltesz expected his trip to Home Depot Inc. to return a $25 faucet part would be quick and uneventful.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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