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No Decision Made On Food Aid To North Korea

The United States' State Department spokesperson confirmed on Monday that it has not made any decisions on further talks with North Korea or food aid despite the talks in Beijing last week.

United, International Brotherhood of Teamsters back to negotiate

United Continental Holdings, Inc., is returning to negotiate with International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

The two companies will be back to the bargaining table in advance of the mediation scheduled with th

Continental cancels 6 more flights on pilot sickout

United Continental Holdings Inc.'s Continental Airlines canceled six more flights today, adding up to the 24 flights canceled yesterday, because of pilots who said they were too ill to work.

Salary Bargaining Mistakes to Avoid

Your remuneration is one of the most important aspects of your job and giving it a prethought can do wonders to your confidence and your worth in job market.

Disney sells Miramax to Ron Tutor, Colony Capital for $660mn

After months of negotiations with various bidders, Walt Disney Company finally agreed to sell Miramax Films to Filmyard Holdings LLC for more than $660 million.

Tiger-Elin divorce soon; Woods to pay hefty price

Tiger Woods’ infidelity proved a costly mistake for him. The golf great will pay his estranged wife Elin Nordegren a hefty price in what is being touted as historically one of the most expensive divorce settlements.

Sources: Big 12 schools spurn Pac-10 offer

Irving, Texas -- The long-rumored defection of five Big 12 Conference schools to the Pacific 10 Conference appears dead, multiple sources said Monday.

Instead of effectively disbanding the Big 12 by moving to the West Coast conference, officials from Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and Texas A&M have decided to stick together in a 10-team league, an unnamed source told The Oklahoman.

With the defections of Nebraska to the Big Ten and Colorado to the Pac-10, the future of the Big 12 was up in the air. But the newspaper said Commissioner Dan Beebe was successful in assembling a TV contract proposal worth at least $14 million for each school and as much as $20 million per year for heavyweights Texas and Oklahoma.

Elin ramps up financial demands; Tiger wants confidentiality

Things between defamed golfer Tiger Woods and his soon-to-be-ex wife Elin Nordegren have reportedly turned ugly. Elin has raised her financial demands dramatically during negotiations over a possible divorce agreement with her love rat hubby, according to online media reports.

Everybody Wants a Piece of Macarthur

In addition to April Fools' Day, today marks a new year of benchmark pricing negotiated annually between steelmakers and the miners that supply their raw materials.