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  • *Says also mulling resumption of its London route. KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24- Malaysia's AirAsia X Bhd said it had become Asia's first low-cost carrier to receive approval to operate scheduled passenger flights to any destination within the United States. "Our expansion up until now has concentrated on Asia, Australasia and the Middle East, and we are excited about our...

  • TOULOUSE, France, Jan 23- The head of the world's largest maker of turboprop planes, Franco-Italian ATR, raised concerns on Monday that state cash injections Canada's Bombardier has received for its jet production could distort competition in the turboprop market. Scherer's comments come weeks after Brazil, which is home to Bombardier's main rival in the...

  • TOULOUSE, France, Jan 20- Japan Air Commuter took delivery of its first European ATR turboprop airplane on Friday, gambling on attracting foreign tourists to a little-visited archipelago as Japan bids to place Amami and Ryukyu islands on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The first direct sale of ATR turboprops to Japan is seen as a breakthrough for the...

  • Zuckerberg sues Hawaiians to push property sale

    Mark Zuckerbeg's controlled companies filed 'quiet' title lawsuits, requesting forced sales.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO.

    Zuckerberg's suit would make his $100 million 700-acre beachfront Kauai property even more private.

  • A shooter takes aim with a Remington Model 700 SPS Varmint rifle at the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Jan. 28, 2013.

    Several attorneys general are urging a federal judge to reject a proposed class action settlement involving allegedly defective Remington rifles.

  • Donald Trump

    How can the Trump administration replace Obamacare without falling flat on its face? Tell the states to do it instead, says Vox's Ezra Klein.

  • Final repossessions of properties also dropped overall, but did increase in 21 states and the District of Columbia, including Massachusetts, Alabama, New York, Virginia and New Jersey. Daren Blomquist, spokesman for the Irvine, California, data company, said just over half of the foreclosures that did take place were related to the housing crisis, which began in...

  • Jan 11- In April 2015, a sworn statement submitted in a Nevada lawsuit between rival casino moguls Steve Wynn and Japan's Kazuo Okada contained an unusual assertion. Its author said Wynn's head of security had asked to meet him in Japan and then persuaded him to travel to the United States to talk to federal agents pursuing a different matter: a criminal bribery...

  • Jan 6- Neiman Marcus Group LLC said on Friday it would withdraw its initial public offering, nearly two years after the upscale department store chain filed its intent with U.S. regulators to go public, as it grapples with weaker customer demand. Neiman Marcus, which also operates the Bergdorf Goodman and MyTheresa brands, was acquired by private equity firm Ares...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 30- A code associated with the Russian hacking operation dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration has been detected on a laptop associated with a Vermont electric utility but not connected to the grid, the utility said on Friday. "We took immediate action to isolate the laptop and alerted federal officials of this finding," the...

  • The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul, Minnesota said a lower court judge erred in finding that the plaintiff shareholders sued too late, by waiting more than two years after learning information that could suggest an intent to defraud. The plaintiffs include the West Virginia Pipe Trades Health and Welfare Fund, the Employees' Retirement System of the...

  • Hillary Clinton speaks as Donald Trump looks on during the town hall presidential debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

    Mostly Democratic lawmakers want their states to join a 10-year-old movement to work around the Electoral College.

  • Dec 23- Lockheed Martin Corp led defense stocks lower on Friday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's latest Twitter salvo over the cost of the company's F-35 fighter jet, in which he said he had asked rival Boeing Co to "price-out" an older aircraft as an alternative. "Impractical if not irrational," Richard Safran, a defense analyst at Buckingham Research, said...

  • Edward Snowden

    The report does not accuse Snowden of being spy, but seeks to poke holes in his whistleblowing account, NBC News reports.

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington owned by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump reached agreements with their workers' unions that will end a series of cases alleging the hotels violated federal labor law, the Trump Organization and unions said on Wednesday. More than 500 food and beverage and housekeeping employees at the Trump International Hotel Las...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 17- A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck 157 km east of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting a warning about tsunami waves across parts of the archipelago. The PTWC cancelled an earlier tsunami warning that encompassed Indonesia, the Solomon Islands, Pohnpei, Chuuk, Nauru, Kosrae and Vanuatu...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 17- A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 struck 157 km east of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting a warning about potential tsunami waves in the region. "Widespread hazardous tsunami waves are possible," the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a message following the quake, which struck the New...

  • The civil lawsuit, led by antitrust investigators in Connecticut, comes one day after the U.S. Department of Justice filed criminal charges against two generic drug industry executives, alleging that they colluded to fix prices and split up market share. "We believe that this is the tip of the iceberg," Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen told Reuters in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- Twenty states filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mylan NV, Teva Pharmaceuticals and four other generic drug makers, saying they conspired on pricing of two common generic drugs, according to a copy of the complaint. The civil lawsuit is one piece of a broader generic drug pricing probe that remains under way at the state and federal level, as well...