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Business News Archive - September 20, 2008

An International Launch Services (ILS) Proton Breeze M launch vehicle successfully carried the Nimiq 4 satellite into space for Telesat today. This was the fourth launch of the year, and 47th overall, for ILS.

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Loral Space & Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:LORL) today announced that Telesat, which is 64 percent owned by Loral and the world's fourth largest fixed satellite services operator, has successfully launched its state-of-the-art Nimiq 4 satellite.

By Art Marroquin United Airlines will pull service from L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport on Dec. 7, dealing a massive setback in the effort to divert air traffic from Los Angeles International Airport to outlying facilities.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2008) - Audio clips available at: www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/ indexaude.shtml. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to egg, milk, and soy not to consume the products described below.

By Ellen Simon Associated Press NEW YORK -- One of the most tumultuous weeks in the 216-year history of Wall Street closed with a dramatic two-day rally as investors celebrated an unprecedented government plan to cleanse banks of the bad mortgages that touched off a crisis in world finance.

By Joshua Boak Chicago Tribune CHICAGO (MCT) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission took emergency measures Friday that fingered one particular group for the violent tremors shaking the stock market. Not the mortgage companies that buried Americans in debt.

Text of report by Somali independent Radio Gaalkacyo on 20 SeptemberPuntland has banned the airlines which obeyed Al-Shabab's order banning flights to Adan Adde International Airport in Mogadishu.

By Simon Calder Stranded: a word that, over the past week, has acquired some interesting new meanings.

By Manju V MUMBAI: The demarcating line between low-cost carriers and full- fare airlines may get blurred if Kingfisher Red's competitors, too, follow its decision to serve free hot and cold snacks on flights.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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