Business News Archive - February 16, 2008

By Briginshaw, David THE normally select world of high-speed rail, where construction of new lines has been limited to a small, but slowly-growing, club of generally rich or powerful countries, has been turned upside down this month with major developments on three continents and more to come.

By Cassidy Friedman, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho Feb. 16--The unintended second-degree murder of Luis Ramirez, a totally innocent man, was impossible to eulogize in court Friday. Speeches fizzled.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.