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CARACAS, July 7- Delta Air Lines will run only one flight a week to Venezuela instead of one a day because of difficulties repatriating revenue through the country's exchange controls, the company said on Monday.
CARACAS, Venezuela— Delta Air Lines drastically reduced service to Venezuela on Monday in a dispute with the government over revenue trapped in the South American country. The International Air Transport Association says Venezuela has prevented the repatriation of $4 billion in airline money because of currency control problems.
July 7- The non-life catastrophe bond market issued record volumes during the second quarter, Willis Capital Markets& Advisory said, adding that it expects full-year issuance to be between $8 billion and $9 billion.
NEW YORK, July 7- Martha Nurenberg knew her 86- year-old father, Paul, had a problem when he was almost taken. "We realized that he couldn't keep the financial records anymore," says Nurenberg, who runs the AARP's employee volunteer program in Washington, D.C. But neither she nor her three siblings lived anywhere near their dad's facility in Middlesex, New York.
There is growing pushback from Americans who argue the visa program has been hijacked by staffing companies that import cheaper, lower-level workers.
Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. Now she has joined a federal lawsuit alleging the global staffing firm that ran Harley-Davidson's tech support discriminated against American workers— in part by replacing them with temporary workers from South Asia.
MIAMI— When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba.
The Associated Press and eight environmental groups filed Freedom of Information Law requests with the state Office of Emergency Management this week, arguing that it's in the public interest for communities to know more about the shipments in light of at least eight major accidents during the last year, including one that killed 47 people in Quebec a year ago.
*California is one of the biggest markets in U.S. for Honda. *Move comes after Honda learned of air bag incident in California. "While this case does not match the areas that NHTSA has determined, Honda is adding California into the areas in which it is conducting a regional recall in order to investigate the cause," the Honda spokeswoman said.
WASHINGTON— The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 all of the company's 100- plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing. Corinthian owns Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech schools.
WASHINGTON— U.S. military officials have grounded all F-35s while continuing to investigate a runway fire involving one of the fighter jets at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
The Pentagon's F-35 program office, Air Force and Navy issued directives on Thursday ordering the suspension of all F-35 flights after a June 23 fire on an Air Force F-35A jet at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, according to statements by the Pentagon and the F-35 program office.
The Pentagon's F-35 program office, Air Force and Navy issued directives on Thursday ordering the suspension of all F-35 flights after a June 23 fire on an Air Force F-35A jet at a Florida air base, according to statements by the Pentagon and the F-35 program office.
Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $13.09 billion to $2.57 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. Assets in the nation's retail money market mutual funds rose $280 million to $892.86 billion, the Washington- based mutual fund trade group said Thursday.
But an Associated Press analysis of federal data shows annual survival rates for some of the most common marine mammals at SeaWorld' s three parks— including killer whales— are near the top of all U.S. parks and aquariums.
ORLANDO, Fla.— The Associated Press calculated annual survival rates and life expectancy averages for four species of marine mammals at more than 170 parks and aquariums in the United States. The species— killer whales, bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions and beluga whales— are among the most popular marine mammals kept in captivity at U.S facilities.
But annual survival rates for some of the most common marine mammals— including killer whales— at SeaWorld' s three parks are near the top of all U.S. parks and aquariums, an analysis of five decades of federal data by The Associated Press showed.
July 2- U.S. strip mall vacancies fell slightly in the second quarter, while retail mall vacancies remained unchanged, real estate research firm Reis Inc said in a report.
WASHINGTON, July 2- U.S. and British military officials are working on a joint directive to require mandatory inspections of engines on all Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, after an Air Force F-35A caught fire at a Florida air base last week, said sources familiar with the situation.
WASHINGTON— The United States in May finally recovered all the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But 32 states still don't have as many jobs as they did when the recession officially began in December 2007. The rankings from best to worst:.