Business News Archive - September 27, 2009

Competition for scarce U.S.

Chicken products imported into China from the United States are being scrutinized for possible trade violations, Chinese officials say. Beijing's Ministry of Commerce said Sunday that it is probing the possibility of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy issues with the imports, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported. Complaints from domestic Chinese chicken producers are being carefully reviewed, ministry officials said. The United States accounts for 90 percent of China's chicken imports.

Arlington Ceremony for American Gold Star Mothers and Families Day WASHINGTON, Sept.

HOUSTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) today reported on its remediation of three frac fluid releases at its Heitsman 4H Well location in Dimock Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

ABU DHABI, UAE, September 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In an exclusive Bridges Middle East 2009 focus day, the Qatar-Bahrain Causeway Foundation, for the first time, will officially discuss the Qatar-Bahrain Causeway Project. The focus day, on Sunday November 22, will be an essential stage for all key stakeholders involved in the Project.

Global strife pushed economic concerns off the table at a press conference in Pittsburgh, despite President Barack Obama's opening remarks. Obama certainly set the table, using the Group of 20 conference to reveal an allegedly secret facility in Iran that the president said pointed to suspicious nuclear intentions. In a brief news conference, the press later had enough time to ask Obama four questions.

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies reveal that teen crashes and risky driving behaviors such as cell phone use, failure to wear seat belts, and drinking and driving are strongly linked with the way teens and parents communicate and approach rules about safety.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.