How Middle Eastern Airlines Have Responded to the Laptop Ban
Bloomberg, 23 March at 20:24
Middle East airlines scrambled to find ways to respond to a ban on electronics introduced this week. The ban targets direct flights headed to the United States and United Kingdom. Some, like Royal Jordanian Airlines, tried to calm or even attract
Senate votes to block internet privacy regulations
The Hill, 23 March at 20:19
The Senate passed a resolution Thursday that would dismantle a set of internet privacy rules approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last year. The rules, which the FCC passed in a party-line vote in October, require internet service ...
Bank stocks push Wall St. higher; healthcare vote in focus
Reuters, 23 March at 20:14
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. By Tanya Agrawal. U.S. stocks rose in early afternoon trading on Thursday as investors snapped ...
Virgin America Will Be the Latest Airline Brand to Disappear
New York Times, 23 March at 20:10
DALLAS — After months of teasing, Alaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America — their airline's name is being dumped. Alaska announced late Wednesday that it will retire the Virgin brand, probably in 2019, adding that name to a
AT&T strike: Workers go back to work after one day
The Mercury News, 23 March at 20:03
People walk past an AT&T store in New York on Oct. 23, 2016. AT&T workers who went on strike in California and Nevada on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, have returned to work March 23, according to the Communications Workers of America.
Ford expects lower profits in 2017 with most of the hit in Q1
Automotive News, 23 March at 19:52
Citing front-loaded product launch costs and engineering expenses, Ford Motor Co. said that much of the year-over-year decline it expects from its 2017 financial performance will occur in the first quarter. Ford said Thursday it expects a full-year pre
State Dept to approve Keystone pipeline permit: Politico
Reuters, 23 March at 19:35
A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne, North Dakota, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester. WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to ...
Disney CEO Robert Iger extends his contract as search for a successor continues
Los Angeles Times, 23 March at 19:20
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger has extended his contract by one year as the company's board of directors continues to search for his replacement. Disney announced the extension Thursday morning. Disney has been transformed ...
Ford warns first quarter profits will drop 50%
Detroit Free Press, 23 March at 19:19
Ford Motor said Thursday its first quarter profit will fall by more than 50% to about 30 cents to 35 cents per share because of higher costs and lower vehicle sales as it briefed Wall Street on its view of market conditions and various public policy
Corzine's bankrupt firm settles a long-running legal fight with PwC
CNBC, 23 March at 18:57
MF Global and its former auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, on Thursday notified a judge that they settled their malpractice lawsuit last night, putting to rest one of the last big legal battles related to the demise of the failed brokerage more than
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