HOUSTON, July 27- A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was cleared by the U.S. Coast Guard to unload its cargo at sea off Texas on Sunday as a State Department official signaled Washington would not intervene to block delivery of the controversial crude.» Read More
Oil price trades near $102 a barrel as worries over supplies, geopolitical tensions ease Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak FedEx charges raise questions about shipping industry's role in scrutinizing online pharmacies Aspiring farmers get a plot of land and mentoring on agriculture incubators across the US Connecticut rail tracks considered weak link in 390- mile freight rail system in New England Family of brothers killed on Flight 17 unhappy at care provided to next of kin since disaster Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building Stocks fall as results at Amazon, Visa raise worries about consumers; Dow ends below 17,000 Russian businesses worry Malaysian plane crash will lead to long-term isolation, sanctions Family feud sparks revolt at New England grocery store chain; workers want CEO back
Along with other relatives of victims, the family was put up in a hotel at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and was tended to by Malaysia Airlines staff in the days after the disaster.
SAN FRANCISCO— FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
HARTFORD, Conn.— From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390- mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st- century rail line in Connecticut.
Curtis Hays, 36, of Rancho Cucamonga, was taken into custody on a federal indictment filed Wednesday in federal court in Riverside. In 2012, the delivery driver allegedly stole packages containing 72 weapons at the UPS shipping hub in Ontario, east of Los Angeles, according to the indictment.
Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are butting heads with regulators over laws that they claim are outdated and hurt their companies.
DETROIT— The U.S. government's highway safety agency has opened a formal investigation into air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars made by General Motors.
Lyft has signed an agreement that will allow the ridesharing service to launch in New York City with commercial drivers.
*Investors agree to share issue of up to 250 million euros. ROME, July 25- Alitalia shareholders on Friday approved a share issue of up to 250 million euros to keep the Italian flag carrier flying as it seeks to finalize a life-saving tie-up with Etihad Airways. Abu Dhabi's state-owned Etihad Airways plans to buy a 49 percent stake in the Italian carrier.
BRUSSELS, July 25- When Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans spoke to his European Union peers of his grief and anger over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines airliner over eastern Ukraine, it was a turning point in Europe's approach to Russia.
Arthur says the return flight to Toronto departed Tel Aviv about two hours later. The airline plans to operate this evening's flight to Tel Aviv. Flights by Air Canada and other airlines to Tel Aviv resumed Thursday after a suspension Tuesday following a Hamas rocket strike nearby.
ANKARA, Turkey— Turkey inaugurated a high-speed rail service Friday linking Ankara to Istanbul which will cut travel time between the country's main two cities by half.
The last 10 days have been some of the deadliest in aviation history, setting both recent and historical records in the process.
*Investors asked to agree to cash call for up to 250 mln euros. ROME, July 25- Alitalia shareholders are meeting on Friday to vote on a share issue of up to 250 million euros to keep the Italian flagship carrier flying as it attempts to finalize a life-saving tie-up with Etihad Airways.
The licence for New Kansai International Airport, which will be bundled with the operating rights for smaller Osaka International Airport, should fetch at least 2 trillion yen, Keiichi Ando, the chief executive of the government-owned New Kansai International Airport Co, told reporters.
BERLIN— Air France and Germany's two biggest airlines decided Friday to resume flights to Tel Aviv after canceling operations for several days over safety concerns. Air France said its first flight to Tel Aviv would leave Paris on Friday night. Germany's second-biggest carrier, Air Berlin, said that it would start flying midday Saturday.
But we also shouldn't worry too much, "says Phil Derner, founder of the aviation enthusiast website NYC Aviation. Then you would say there's a systemic problem here, but each event is unique, "said Jon Beatty, president and CEO of the Flight Safety Foundation, an airline industry-supported nonprofit in Alexandria, Virginia, that promotes global aviation safety.
Delta Air fell $1.08 or 2.8 percent, to $38.07. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 22 or 2.0 percent, to $11.06. United Continental Holdings Inc. fell $1.08 or 2.3 percent, to $44.92.
Burkina Faso official says wreckage, remains from missing Air Algerie flight found in Mali Fewer and fewer US layoffs mean job security is as strong as it's been in more than 8 years Obama calls anew for limits on US company mergers overseas, says it's a question of patriotism Amazon shares fall on bigger-than-expected 2nd- quarter loss Starbucks profit rises as new food, drinks help drive sales Growth in payments volume helps drive Visa's 3 Q profit higher; outlook misses Street view Stocks end little changed as investors work through earnings and economic reports IMF cuts global growth forecast because of slowdowns in US, Russia and emerging markets Oil falls near $102, erasing previous day's gains, amid concern about US gasoline demand Revenue increases lift 2 Q profits at airlines, which share the bounty with investors
He noted that the FAA ban came on the heels of last week's downing of a passenger jet by a missile in eastern Ukraine. Obama says that before lifting the ban, the FAA worked with Israel on a "checklist of concerns and mitigation measures" to ensure the safety of U.S. airlines. The FAA said the ban was imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
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