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.» Read More
*Thousands protest against EU/IMF-imposed reforms in Athens. ATHENS, April 1- The economic crisis in Europe has put 6 million people out of work and driven others into poverty, according to a think-tank study looking into the social impact of the slump that was examined by EU finance ministers for the first time on Tuesday.
*Coming up: API weekly oil stocks data at 4:30 p.m. EDT. NEW YORK, April 1- Brent crude oil futures fell to their lowest settlement in nearly five months on Tuesday as poor manufacturing data from China and Europe weighed, and U.S. oil futures fell in anticipation of another build in domestic supplies.
WASHINGTON, April 1- The Environmental Protection Agency's rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing U.S. power plants has arrived at the White House for review, Office of Management and Budget records showed on Tuesday, moving the plan closer to a public unveiling.
WASHINGTON, April 1- General Motors CEO Mary Barra, under intense grilling by members of the U.S. Congress, on Tuesday said she found employee statements "disturbing" that cost considerations may have discouraged the prompt replacement of faulty ignition switches now linked to at least 13 fatalities.
WASHINGTON, April 1- The U.S. oil industry has failed to share important data on oil-by-rail shipments that may help regulators prevent future accidents, a top regulator said on Tuesday in the latest chapter of a simmering dispute.
WASHINGTON, April 1- General Motors CEO Mary Barra told a congressional hearing on Friday that one aim of the company's internal investigation of deadly crashes from faulty ignition switches was to establish at what level the decision was made to use the switches.
WASHINGTON, April 1- General Motors CEO Mary Barra told a congressional hearing on Tuesday that as far as she knew her predecessor as CEO, Dan Akerson, was not aware of the issue of defective ignition switches that has caused a crisis for the company. Barra, who took over at GM in January, was asked by a lawmaker whether Akerson was aware of the issue.
WASHINGTON, April 1- President Barack Obama's national healthcare program signed up more than 7 million people by the last day of March, the White House said on Tuesday, notching a rare victory after a months-long, glitch-filled rollout of the law.
Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' feedback.
April 1- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that a drug ingredient manufactured at a GlaxoSmithKline Plc plant in Ireland was contaminated and said the company did not take sufficient action to resolve the problems.
*Medicines Co tumbles after court ruling. NEW YORK, April 1- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 advancing to an intraday record after positive data on factory activity indicated economic growth was gaining traction after a harsh winter.
April 1- A remarkable rise in U.S. bank lending may hold the key to the outlook for the U.S. economy, but it could be either very good or very bad news.
WASHINGTON, April 1- The oil industry has failed to share important data on oil-by-rail shipments that may help regulators prevent future mishaps, a leading U.S. Department of Transportation regulator said on Tuesday.
PHMSA CHIEF CYNTHIA QUARTERMAN SAYS API PROMISED IN JANUARY TO PROVIDE OIL-BY-RAIL TESTING DATA BUT "TO DATE, THAT DATA HAS NOT BEEN SHARED".
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICIAL FAULTS OIL TRADE GROUP FOR FAILING TO SHARE OIL-BY-RAIL DATA.
NEW YORK, April 1- The dollar eased on Tuesday as currency traders looked ahead to key U.S. jobs data due Friday and shrugged off a report showing growth at U.S. factories accelerating. The euro was helped by data signalling easing price pressures in the euro zone and rose for a third day against the dollar, by 0.17 percent in New York trading to $1.3793.
WASHINGTON, April 1- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared poised to limit the scope of a federal criminal law that targets people who defraud banks.
April 2- Apple Inc is in talks to buy Japan- based Renesas Electronics Corp's stake in a unit that designs liquid crystal display chips for iPhones for about 50 billion yen, the Nikkei reported, without identifying a source. Apple expects to complete the stake purchase by summer, the business daily reported on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, April 1- The White House said on Tuesday that more than 7 million people had signed up for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act, exceeding its original goal after a botched rollout of the program.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 1- Private equity firms, which have been showing an increased interest in investing in the mining industry, will have a hard time even if they are betting on recovery in the longer term, the bosses of Anglo American and Glencore Xstrata said on Tuesday.