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  • Southwest grounding 128 planes over missed inspections Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:33 PM ET

    Southwest spokeswoman Brandy King said that after discovering the missed inspections, the airline immediately notified federal safety regulators and began checking the planes. A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, Lynn Lunsford, said that the FAA was working with Southwest and Boeing, which manufactured the planes, to evaluate a plan that...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Nevada Gov. "During my State of the State address, I challenged the Legislature with passing meaningful construction defect reform," Sandoval said in a statement. "They have met that challenge with the Homeowner Protections Act, which discourages frivolous litigation and strengthens Nevada's rebounding housing market."

  • Feb 24- American Airlines Group Inc has canceled 170 flights for Wednesday because of weather conditions in the southern United States, largely affecting its Dallas-Fort Worth hub.

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were up at the close of trading:. Fluor rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $59.25. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 28 or 1.0 percent, to $29.04.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 84 or 1.8 percent, to $48.03. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 29 or 1.6 percent, to $18.07. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 66 or 1.5 percent, to $45.35.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $47.14. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $17.75. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $44.49.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Fluor rose$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $59.31. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 26 or. 9 percent, to $29.03.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 36 or. 8 percent, to $46.83. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $17.77. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $44.57.

  • Early Glance: Construction companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Fluor rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $59.11. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $28.80.

  • MILAN, Feb 24- Italian aerospace and defence group Finmeccanica has agreed to sell its rail business to Hitachi Ltd in a deal which will cost the Japanese conglomerate up to 1.9 billion euros and cut Finmeccanica's debt by 15 percent. For Hitachi the acquisition will give it a stronger foothold in Europe where it competes with the world's top three train makers-...

  • Feb 24- Toll Brothers Inc, the largest U.S. luxury homebuilder, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and raised the low end of its full-year home delivery forecast as housing demand strengthened. The company said it now expects to deliver 5,200 to 6,000 homes in 2015 at an average price of $725,000- $760,000. It had earlier forecast deliveries of...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The Middle East's biggest airline, Emirates, said on Tuesday that it plans to resume flights to Baghdad after halting them last month when an incoming passenger plane came under fire. FlyDubai said it resumed Baghdad flights on Sunday, following a Feb. 12 decision by Emirati aviation authorities to lift a ban on Baghdad flights.

  • "We have studied the current environment surrounding Skymark and have determined not to participate in that airline's restructuring needs at this time," American spokesman Josh Freed said in an email. Nikkei Asian Review reported earlier that American intended to send executives to Japan to discuss investment in Skymark, and that a tie-up interested Delta,...

  • LOS ANGELES— After reaching a tentative contract agreement that covers the West Coast's 29 seaports, dockworkers are clearing an immense backlog of cargo that accumulated as their negotiations with employers stalled. Consider this: The 24 container ships anchored Monday outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach hold so much cargo that if all their...

  • Feb 23- Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd, an aircraft leasing and maintenance company controlled by the government of Dubai, is looking to sell its aviation services unit, StandardAero, for more than $1.8 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. In 2007, state-owned DAE simultaneously purchased aircraft maintenance services company Landmark...

  • Final Glance: Construction companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $59.05. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 75 or 2.5 percent, to $28.76.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $47.19. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 29 or 1.7 percent, to $17.78. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $44.69.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $47.18. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $17.60. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 38 or. 9 percent, to $44.40.

  • Midday Glance: Construction companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Fluor fell$. 73 or 1.2 percent, to $58.60. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 69 or 2.3 percent, to $28.82.

  • COLUMBIA, S.C.— A special inspection is underway after damage to a nuclear reactor under construction in South Carolina, federal regulators said Monday. In a news release, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its representatives are launching a special inspection this week at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville, about 25 miles northwest of...