Oct 10, 2012

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The new ABC drama "Nashville" is shot in and around the Tennessee city, and local tourism officials are basking in the TV spotlight. American Airlines could face continued business fallout even as CEO apologizes to passengers for delays and talks…

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Nashville tries to capitalize on TV spotlight

Oct 9, 2012
The new ABC drama "Nashville" is shot in and around the Tennessee city, and local tourism officials are basking in the TV spotlight.

Report: Iraq could double its oil production

Oct 9, 2012
Higher production could make Iraq the world's second-largest oil exporter. Most of the added oil won't go to the U.S., but to countries helping Iraq rebuild its oil facilities and basic infrastructure.

Adele aims to break Bond musical spell

Oct 9, 2012
Pop star Adele’s theme song for the new James Bond film is already an Internet sensation. It’s been 27 years since a Bond song topped the charts.
British singer-songwriter Adele accepts the British Female Solo Artist award at the BRIT Awards 2012 in London on February 21, 2012.
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Risks remain for American despite CEO apology

Oct 9, 2012
American Airlines could face continued business fallout even as CEO apologizes to passengers for delays and talks resume with pilots.

Testing the 'rules' of public negotiations

Oct 10, 2012
American Airlines airlines has blamed its pilots, who are unhappy with new pay and work rules, for purposefully forcing delays and cancellations in protest.

Red Cross launches appeal for Spanish poor

Oct 10, 2012
The disaster relief agency asks for help to assist those affected by the European debt crisis.

Markets await Beige Book with moderate optimism

Oct 10, 2012
This afternoon the Federal Reserve will release the Beige Book -- it's summary of economic conditions across various regions of the country,

China snubs Japan with IMF no-show

Oct 10, 2012
As China and Japan are disputing island territories, the head of China's central bank will be a no-show at this week's meeting of the International Monetary Fund in Japan.

Supreme Court affirmative action case a test for employers

Oct 10, 2012
The Supreme Court's review of racial preferences in college admissions won't invalidate racial considerations in hiring.

Toyota recalls 7.4 million cars over window switch issue

Oct 10, 2012
There haven't been any reported safety issues over the power window switch problems, but Toyota isn't taking any chances with this recall.

PODCAST: Adele goes Bond, Federal Reserve goes beige

Oct 10, 2012
Global markets are digesting the fact that the head of China's central bank will be a no-show at this week's meeting of the IMF. Toyota is recalling 7.4 million cars around the world. The Red Cross is getting involved in…

The new ABC drama “Nashville” is shot in and around the Tennessee city, and local tourism officials are basking in the TV spotlight. American Airlines could face continued business fallout even as CEO apologizes to passengers for delays and talks resume with pilots. Higher production could make Iraq the world’s second-largest oil exporter. Most of the added oil won’t go to the U.S., but to countries helping Iraq rebuild its oil facilities and basic infrastructure.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC