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  • The Air Canada plane with 140 people aboard came within 100 feet of crashing onto the first two of four passenger-filled planes readying for takeoff. "The lighting is different for good reason," said Steven Wallace, a former director of accident investigations at the Federal Aviation Administration. Then there is the radio transmission in which one of the Air...

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Thousands of Mediacom internet and television customers have experienced service interruptions in Georgia, Illinois and Missouri after a pair of large fiber-optic cables were accidentally cut. Mediacom Communications spokeswoman Phyllis Peters says a mower for a road crew severed a cable Thursday morning near Fitzgerald, Georgia.

  • DALLAS— Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. dipped on Thursday after the company reported second-quarter profit and revenue below Wall Street expectations. Atlanta- based Delta reported net income of $1.22 billion, down 21 percent from the same quarter last year. The results were hurt by a stormy April day in Atlanta that turned into a five-day interruption in...

  • The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroactive safety reviews of e-cigarettes already on the market. The development comes as the Trump administration has delayed enforcement of the new FDA rule and the e-cigarette industry is hopeful that efforts to roll...

  • WASHINGTON— The U.S. economy grew at a steady pace in late May and June and hiring was solid, yet the improvements weren't enough to accelerate wage or price growth. It grew just slightly in St. Louis and Philadelphia. Manufacturing output, consumer spending and home sales are solid in most of the country, though consumers reined in spending in Philadelphia and...

  • "Congress authorized scans of foreign nationals. That's not how a democracy is supposed to work, "said Alvaro Bedoya, executive director of the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown University. Trials are underway at six U.S. airports— Boston, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Kennedy Airport in New York City and Dulles in the Washington, D.C., area.

  • NEW YORK— At small businesses this summer, many owners won't be trying to figure out whether employees will be counting it as vacation time, personal days or sick leave when they send texts or emails that say, "I'm not coming in today." A growing number of companies combine vacation and sick time into one bucket called paid time off, or PTO. If you have a sick kid, need a...

  • Up to now, Netflix and other streaming networks have accepted some password-sharing, but they may face pressure from investors to change course if new sign-ups slow substantially, Wall Street analysts said. "If Netflix goes from a 30 percent revenue growth story to a 10 percent story, there is absolutely going to be more focus on their leaving money on the table,"...

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  • Construction workers pour concrete as part of a bridge expansion project in California.

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  • Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, speaks during a Microsoft launch event to introduce the new Microsoft Surface laptop and Windows 10 S operating system, May 2, 2017 in New York City.

    The company’s so-called Rural Airband Initiative is an attempt to partner with local providers to boost wireless internet.

  • Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by turning to a wireless technology that uses the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves. Microsoft plans to partner with rural telecommunications providers in 12 states stretching from Washington to Maine to get about 2 million rural Americans connected to...

  • NEW YORK, June 30- AT&T Inc has expanded the lineup of local channels on its DirecTV Now internet streaming service, it said on Friday, as the No. 2 wireless carrier seeks to win online subscribers who prefer not to pay for a traditional cable package. Hulu LLC, owned by Walt Disney Co, Comcast Corp, Time Warner and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, launched its service in May.

  • SPARTANBURG/ CHARLESTON, South Carolina, June 30- Y ears before Donald Trump began promising to bring back good manufacturing jobs by getting tough with U.S. trade partners, such jobs have already been on the rise, largely thanks to foreign companies now cast as villains in Trump's narrative. The U.S. president has threatened to tear up North American Free Trade...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Chicago Bridge shares soared after the court ended the battle over a 2015 deal in which Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Tuesday's ruling will prevent Westinghouse from bringing to the auditor issues tied to historical accounting, which made up...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Tuesday's ruling will prevent Westinghouse from bringing to the auditor issues tied to historical accounting, which made up...

  • The brief submitted by 50 companies to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan marks the first time such a large group of businesses has backed arguments about employment discrimination that LGBT groups and the administration of former President Barack Obama have made for years. The companies asked the 2nd Circuit to revive a lawsuit by the estate...

  • One of Lidl's first US grocery stores awaits customers on June 18, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    Lidl announced Monday the opening dates of four new stores in Virginia and North Carolina, which are coming in July.