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  • Qantas stays loyal to its frequent flyer "cash cow" Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Sept 1- Australia's flagship airline, Qantas Airways Ltd, is making a mint helping other companies keep their customers- even as it struggles to retain the loyalty of its own. Rival carrier Virgin Australia Holdings announced on Friday it was offloading a stake in its loyalty plan.

  • Thune could play pivotal role in internet access Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    John Thune could play a pivotal role in shaping the future of internet access in America should he become the head of the powerful U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. But whether he takes charge of the committee or remains the second in command depends on Republicans winning control of the U.S. Senate this November.

  • Armored truck overturns, spilling bags of money Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    The Providence Journal reports that Deputy Fire Chief Paul Valletta Jr. says passersby arrived at the scene Saturday, but it was not initially known if anyone took money. They were transported for treatment at Rhode Island Hospital. Information from: The Providence Journal, http://www.providencejournal.com.

  • Death-free highways in view for auto industry Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    The future of driving could involve technology that allows drivers to see how fast other cars on the road are moving.

    More than 30,000 Americans are killed in highway crashes each year, but experts believe that death toll could sink to zero.

  • Fight on board airliner boosts 'Knee Defender' Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    A female traveler allegedly threw water in a male passenger's face for preventing her from reclining.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 31 or. 8 percent, to $39.58. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 18 or 1.5 percent, to $12.23. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $32.01.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- American Airlines Group Inc airfares went back on Orbitz Worldwide Inc websites on Friday, after the two companies patched up a dispute that caused American to pull the information on Tuesday. Orbitz, based in Chicago, sells through Orbitz.com, CheapTickets.com and other sites.

  • Orbitz ends dispute with American and US Airways Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    The tail sections of American Airlines aircraft and a US Airways aircraft are lined up at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

    Orbitz says it reached an agreement that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its sites.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- Online travel site Orbitz Worldwide Inc said on Friday that it had agreed on terms to restore airfare listings of American Airlines Group Inc that American had pulled from the site on Tuesday.

  • American Airlines fares back on Orbitz after deal Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz. Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its websites.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 37 or. 9 percent, to $39.52. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 15 or 1.2 percent, to $12.26. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $31.95.

  • These can make your smartphone smarter Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    From left: TouchPico, Interactive projector, and Zcan, scanner mouse

    This week a smart touchscreen projector and a mouse that can scan anything battled it out to become Tech Crowd leader. The votes are in.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $39.75. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $12.35. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $31.88.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:37 a.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Malaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak Global stock markets subdued after weak European, Asian economic data Big Lots beats 2 Q profit expectations, meets revenue forecasts Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act China's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba Feds putting cigarette maker Reynolds American's $25 B takeover of Lorillard under microscope German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Tesla, state-owned Chinese phone carrier announce plans for 400 charging stations

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:28 a.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:28 AM ET

    US consumer spending expected to slow in July, reflecting cooler weather and lower auto sales Malaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters Global stock markets subdued after weak European, Asian economic data Big Lots beats 2 Q profit expectations, meets revenue forecasts Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act China's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba Feds putting cigarette maker Reynolds American's $25 B takeover of Lorillard under microscope German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Tesla, state-owned Chinese phone carrier announce plans for 400 charging stations

  • Flight diverted: Fight over reclined seat, 2.0 Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    An outburst over a reclined seat led a trans-Atlantic American Airlines flight to divert to Boston, the second such incident in the U.S. this week.

  • Where you can find the best—and worst—drivers Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    Boston, Massachusetts.

    Drivers beware on New England roads! Five of the region's cities rank in the Top 10 worst for accidents, according to Allstate Insurance.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:07 a.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    US consumer spending expected to slow in July, reflecting cooler weather and lower auto sales Malaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters Global stock markets subdued after weak European, Asian economic data Big Lots beats 2 Q profit expectations, meets revenue forecasts Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act China's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba Feds putting cigarette maker Reynolds American's $25 B takeover of Lorillard under microscope German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Tesla, state-owned Chinese phone carrier announce plans for 400 charging stations

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:05 a.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    US consumer spending expected to slow in July, reflecting cooler weather and lower auto sales Malaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters Asian stocks drift, Nikkei stabilizes after weak economic data Big Lots beats 2 Q profit expectations, meets revenue forecasts Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act China's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba Feds putting cigarette maker Reynolds American's $25 B takeover of Lorillard under microscope German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Tesla, state-owned Chinese phone carrier announce plans for 400 charging stations

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:04 a.m. EDT Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    US consumer spending expected to slow in July, reflecting cooler weather and lower auto sales Malaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters Asian stocks drift, Nikkei stabilizes after weak economic data Big Lots beats 2 Q profit expectations, meets revenue forecasts Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act China's Baidu, Tencent, Wanda announce e-commerce venture in challenge to Alibaba Feds putting cigarette maker Reynolds American's $25 B takeover of Lorillard under microscope German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel's support strong Fed Chair Yellen's assets rose 8 pct. during 2013 to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million Tesla, state-owned Chinese phone carrier announce plans for 400 charging stations

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