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NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are moving lower in midday trading, giving up an early gain. Beazer Homes, Ryland Group and other homebuilder stocks fell after a survey showed that the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low. Johnson& Johnson rose 2 percent after reporting higher profits.
WASHINGTON— U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the housing market rose modestly in April but remained at low levels for the third straight month, constrained by tight credit for home buyers and a shortage of workers and available land.
Delta Air fell$. 79 or 2.4 percent, to $31.73. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 21 or 2.5 percent, to $8.22. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 24 or 1.1 percent, to $22.51.
Fluor rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $74.83. Foster Wheeler rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $33.20. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $35.15.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 14- Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies canceled its planned cargo run to the International Space Station on Monday after a helium leak was found in its rocket's first stage, NASA said. The next opportunity for the Falcon 9 to fly is 3:25 p.m. on Friday if the problem can be resolved, NASA said in a statement.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 26 or. 8 percent, to $33.35. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $35.31.
Delta Air fell$. 45 or 1.4 percent, to $32.08. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 09 or 1.1 percent, to $8.34. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $22.76.
DALLAS— Southwest Airlines Co. says that the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane's captain has resumed flying. Airline spokeswoman Brandy King on Monday declined to identify the pilots, each of whom had at least 12 years with Southwest.
DALLAS— Southwest Airlines says employees will get a record $228 million in profit-sharing this year, nearly double the payout of a year ago. Dallas- based Southwest also owns AirTran Airways and is the nation's fourth-biggest airline operator. Employees own about 4 percent of Southwest's stock.
AMSTERDAM— Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14- year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet. Police spokesman Roland Ekkers said the girl, who has not been identified for privacy reasons, turned herself in to Rotterdam police in the company of a parent Monday and is now being interrogated.
Delta Air fell$. 30 or. 9 percent, to $32.22. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 12 or 1.4 percent, to $8.31. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $22.80.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $33.26. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $35.34.
OMAHA, Nebraska— A man removed from a California- bound Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during the flight was charged Monday with interfering with the crew. The flight with five crew members and 134 passengers then continued on to Sacramento and arrived safely about two hours behind schedule.
Wireless Internet access in the sky is taking off, promising better connections for travelers and a bonanza for companies that sell the systems.
Dubai International, which handled 66.4 million passengers in 2013, making it the world's second busiest airport for international passenger traffic after London's Heathrow, will cut flights by 26 percent for an 80- day period, Dubai's airports authority said on Sunday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Officials say Dubai airport, the Mideast's busiest, will undergo a major runway overhaul starting next month that will see more than a dozen airlines shift flights to another airport in the city. The work begins May 1 and runs through July 20.
"I never worried like this before what happened with the missing Malaysia Airlines plane," Yulveri, who like many Indonesians uses only a single name, said at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.
Delta Air fell$. 49 or 1.5 percent, to $32.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 27 or 3.1 percent, to $8.43. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 38 or 1.6 percent, to $22.75.
Fluor fell $1.47 or 1.9 percent, to $74.47. Foster Wheeler fell$. 47 or 1.4 percent, to $33.09. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 80 or 2.2 percent, to $35.28.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler fell$. 39 or 1.1 percent, to $33.17. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 52 or 1.4 percent, to $35.56.