Archive: 2/02/2012

Hit by yen, Thai floods, Sony sees wider net loss

(AP) -- Battered by weak TV sales, a strong yen and production disruptions from flooding in Thailand, Sony Corp. on Thursday reported a net loss of 159 billion yen ($2.1 billion) for the October-December quarter and projected ...

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Business
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Filmmaker sounds alarm over ocean of plastic

On Midway atoll in the North Pacific, dozens of young albatross lie dead on the sand, their stomachs filled with cigarette lighters, toy soldiers and other small plastic objects their parents have mistaken for food.

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Environment
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