*Tornado strikes area of Habitat for Humanity homes. GRANBURY, Texas, May 16- At least six people were killed when a powerful tornado ripped through a neighborhood including a Habitat for Humanity low income housing area in the north Texas town of Granbury on Wednesday, marking the deadliest severe storm outbreak in the United States this year.
DALLAS, May 16- At least six people were killed and seven were missing after as many as 10 tornadoes ripped through north-central Texas Wednesday evening, leaving a trail of destruction from the worst severe storm outbreak in the United States so far this year.
May 16- Six people were killed and seven are missing after tornadoes slammed into north-central Texas after dark, Hood County spokesman Tye Bell said on Thursday. About 30 people were taken to Hood County hospitals and 15 to hospitals in Fort Worth, Bell said. He added that 250 people were evacuated from the area hit by the storms and described damage as "extensive."
DALLAS, May 16- At least six people were killed and 100 injured when tornadoes ripped through north-central Texas after dark and authorities said the death toll could rise as rescuers search through the rubble of destroyed homes. The worst damage was reported in Granbury, a town of 8,000 people about 35 miles southwest of Dallas-Fort Worth.
GRAPEVINE, Texas-- American Airlines and its regional affiliate have canceled dozens of flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after tornadoes hit North Texas. Fort Worth- based American Airlines on Thursday canceled 25 flights at DFW Airport.
*Neighborbood of 110 homes in Granbury bears brunt of damage. DALLAS, May 15- At least six people were killed and scores more injured when tornadoes ripped through a stretch of Texas near Dallas-Fort Worth after dark on Wednesday, destroying homes and uprooting trees, authorities said.
DALLAS, May 15- At least six people were killed and scores injured when tornadoes ripped through a stretch of Texas near the Dallas-Fort Worth area after dark on Wednesday, destroying homes and uprooting trees, authorities said.
FORTH WORTH, Texas-- Tandy Leather Factory Inc. said Monday its first-quarter net income edged up less than 1 percent, as higher advertising and marketing expenses largely offset a jump in sales. The Fort Worth, Texas- based leather company earned $1.6 million, or 16 cents per share, up from $1.6 million, or 15 cents per share, in the same quarter of 2012..
FORT WORTH, Texas-- Tandy Leather Factory Inc. said Thursday that revenue at stores open at least a year climbed 23 percent in April. The Fort Worth, Texas, company said that retail leathercraft sales climbed 24 percent to $4.3 million in April. The one store that's opened since April 2012 contributed $50,000 in sales.
FORT WORTH, Texas-- American Airlines said Wednesday that traffic and a key revenue measure both declined in April, adding to indications of weaker pricing power among the nation's carriers. Passenger revenue for each mile flown by every seat on its planes fell 2.9 percent from April 2012, the airline said.
*Kirchner Group, Crestline Investors in joint venture. NEW YORK, May 1- Merchant bank Kirchner Group and Crestline Investors Inc, a hedge fund secondary buyer with $7.3 billion under management, have teamed up to launch a joint venture aimed at taking over management of so-called zombie funds from their original private equity sponsors.
April 30- Gerson Lehrman Group, the country's largest expert network firm, has hired a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement attorney to serve as its chief compliance counsel, the company confirmed on Tuesday.
April 22- Air travelers experienced delays at some U.S. airports on Monday as staff cuts at control towers took effect, but the widespread havoc and hour-long waits that regulators had predicted last week largely failed to materialize.
"Staffing challenges" exist at facilities controlling airports in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort Worth and Jacksonville, Florida, the agency said. Because of budget cuts, there are fewer air traffic controllers, and planes must fly farther apart, causing delays for passengers, the FAA said.
April 16- American Airlines said its computer systems were restored and flights had resumed after intermittent outages on Tuesday forced it to ground hundreds of U.S. flights, but warned travellers to expect some cancellations to continue for a second day.
April 16- American Airlines said its computer systems were restored and flights resumed after intermittent outages on Tuesday lasting several hours had led it to ground hundreds of U.S. flights.
April 16- American Airlines said its reservation system had an outage on Tuesday, leading the carrier to halt at least 200 flights. "American's reservation and booking tool, Sabre is offline," American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said in an email to Reuters.
April 10- AMR Corp's American Airlines, moving to gain more business travelers, on Wednesday said it plans to expand service from Los Angeles by adding flights to nine cities this year.
April 10- AMR Corp's American Airlines on Wednesday said it plans to expand service from Los Angeles, one of its five major U.S. hubs that is an important business and leisure market, by adding flights to nine cities this year. New cities to be served from Los Angeles starting this summer include Pittsburgh; Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis; and Hartford, Connecticut.
April 10- AMR Corp's American Airlines on Wednesday said it plans to expand service from Los Angeles, one of its five major U.S. hubs, by adding flights to seven cities this summer.