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NKorea: Ready to deal with Obama administration

Posted: 11/07/2008 - SEOUL, South Korea – Barack Obama's election heralds a new era for the two Koreas, a pro-North Korean newspaper said Friday as analysts began gauging how the Obama administration will affect the divided peninsula.

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Ford announces $129M 3Q loss, burns $7.7B in cash

Posted: 11/07/2008 - DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Co. said Friday it lost $129 million in the third quarter as the struggling automaker burned through $7.7 billion in cash and set plans for more job cuts.

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Stocks rise after two days of heavy selling

Posted: 11/07/2008 - NEW YORK – Buyers have returned to Wall Street after two days of heavy losses as investors, while mindful of the economy's growing problems, are looking for beaten-down stocks.

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Jobless rate bolts to 14-year high of 6.5 percent

Posted: 11/07/2008 - WASHINGTON – The nation's unemployment rate bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October as another 240,000 jobs were cut, far worse than economists expected and stark proof the economy is deteriorating at an alarmingly rapid pace.

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GM reports $2.5B 3Q loss, says running out of cash

Posted: 11/07/2008 - DETROIT, Mich. – General Motors Corp. reported a $2.5 billion loss in the third quarter and warned Friday that it could run out of cash in 2009 if the U.S. economic slump continues and it doesn't get government aid.

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Obama calls for swift action on economy

Posted: 11/07/2008 - CHICAGO – President-elect Obama said Friday that the country is facing the greatest economic challenge in a lifetime and "we're going to have to act swiftly to resolve it."

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Car Impounded After Dog Drives Away From Car Wash

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A dog waiting in a car while at a car wash slipped the vehicle into gear and drove in a loop before the car came to a stop. Pryor police officer Brent Crittenden said the dog's owner was washing the vehicle when the 70-pound pit bull jumped on the dash and somehow shifted the car into reverse.

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Georgia Courthouse Shooter Guilty Of Murder

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A man who launched a deadly courthouse shooting spree during his rape trial, killing a judge and three others, was convicted of murder by a jury Friday more than three years after he turned the city's seat of justice into a crime scene.

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At Least 30 Dead In Haiti School Collapse

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A Haitian civil protection official says at least 30 people have been killed in the collapse of a school outside the capital of the impoverished nation.

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Ford, GM Report Massive Losses

Posted: 11/07/2008 - GM Loses $2.5B, Ford Loses $129M In 3Q; Both Automakers Announce Major Job Cuts, Cash Burns.

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Obama Calls for Swift Action on Economy

Posted: 11/07/2008 - President-elect Obama said Friday that the country is facing the greatest economic challenge of our lifetime and "we're going to have to act swiftly to resolve it."

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U.S. Unemployment Soars

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Jobless Rate Hits 6.5 Percent In October; 240,000 Jobs Lost.

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Obama Promises Quick Action On Economy

Posted: 11/07/2008 - President-elect Obama said Friday that the country is facing the greatest economic challenge of our lifetime and "we're going to have to act swiftly to resolve it."

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Moran Begins Raising Money For US Senate Bid

Updated: 11/07/2008 - Rep. Jerry Moran is taking the next step in his likely bid for higher office. The western Kansas Republican has filed paperwork that allows him to accept contributions for a U.S. Senate campaign.

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Kansas Man Votes For McCain-Palin as Debt

Posted: 11/07/2008 - When Luke Smith cast a vote for the McCain-Palin ticket, the Arkansas City man says his decision included a ``debt of honor'' to the governor of Alaska.

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School Collapses in Haiti with Students Inside

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A school building collapsed during classes on Friday, killing at least seven people and injuring many more students, some of them pulled, bleeding, from the rubble.

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GM Reports $2.5B 3Q Loss, Says Running Out of Cash

Posted: 11/07/2008 - General Motors Corp. said Friday it lost $2.5 billion in the third quarter and warned that it could run out of cash in 2009 if the U.S. economic slump continues and it doesn't get government aid.

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Budget Woes Not Halting Statehouse Project

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Kansas' budget crisis forces a few changes in the Statehouse renovation but doesn't appear likely to slow it down. The project began in 2000 and is scheduled to finish near the end of 2011.

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