Posts Tagged Business

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

A Power Ranger balloon cruises along Central Park West during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages. At the White House, President Barack Obama is spending a quiet Thanksgiving with a traditional meal.

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5 investigated in FIFA WCup bid corruption probe

A Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 photo from files showing FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter announcing that Qatar will be hosting the 2022 Soccer World Cup, during the FIFA  2018 and 2022 World Cup Bid Announcement in Zurich, Switzerland. Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. A person familiar with the cases confirmed the names Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, to The Associated Press after the five were identified in European media reports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the FIFA probe is confidential. FIFA President Sepp Blatter has backed the view that evidence in a 430-page report submitted by an investigations team cannot be disclosed. (AP Photo/Keystone/Walter Bieri, File)

GENEVA (AP) — Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

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Busbices stars of new A&E reality show

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It’s a north Louisiana-set reality show about a quirky family who works and plays together, and their last name isn’t Robertson.

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Judge allows Redskins to go forward with name case

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge is allowing the Washington Redskins to move ahead with a lawsuit seeking to overturn a cancellation of the team’s trademark.

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Top cycling teams unite under 1 umbrella

Eleven of the world’s leading cycling teams have united to form Velon, a business venture that they hope will rejuvenate the sport in the wake of doping scandals, haphazard management and questions about its integrity.

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