Detroit

TB on Flight to Detroit Confirmed by CDC

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed that a passenger on a Northwest Airlines Flight from Frankfurt, Germany to Detroit had tuberculosis.

The passenger aboard flight 51 was taken to a local hospital for treatment and according to the CDC is responding to the treatment.

GM’s Swedish brand Saab files for bankruptcy protection

There appear to be financial troubles galore for General Motors' in Europe - on one hand, the automaker's Sweden-based Saab brand has filed for bankruptcy protection, and on the other, GM's Germany

UAW abandons talks with GM; slows negotiations with Chrysler

With three days to go for the troubled automakers to submit their viability plans to the government, the United Auto Workers (UAW) abandoned its negotiations with General Motors over the retiree healthcare costs' issue.

Rights of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” acquired for Broadway show

The rights of Michael Jackson's smash-hit album "Thriller" have been acquired by the esteemed Nederlander Organization, for producing a musical based on the 1983 music video.

The Broadway show - "Thriller the Musical" - will be produced by James Nederlander, and will depict the story of a boy and girl out on a date when the boy turns into a werewolf.

Chrysler urges dealers to accept cost cuts, order vehicles

Banking on its dealers for its swift restructuring, Chrysler LLC has urged then to accept cost cuts and order vehicles. At stake is Chrysler's reputation of being a viable automaker, which would help it seek additional aid from the government.

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