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  • WASHINGTON, April 27- Lawmakers, lobbyists and interest groups are making a final push in their fight over regulations enacted during former President Barack Obama's last months in office, with the financial services industry working hard to kill a rule on retirement plans run by states. Currently, the resolutions only require simple majorities to pass both...

  • FRANKFORT, Ky.— Kentucky is on the verge of surpassing its record for business investments, fueled by three separate billion-dollar announcements in early 2017.. On Wednesday, Braidy Industries Inc. announced plans to build a $1.3 billion aluminum plant in eastern Kentucky. And in January, online retailer Amazon said it would spend $1.4 billion to build a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The chief executive of United Airlines Inc will testify before a House panel on Tuesday in the aftermath of the forced removal on April 9 of a passenger from a Chicago flight, an incident that drew international condemnation. The House Transportation Committee will hear from United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz, along with the airline's...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- Lawmakers, lobbyists and interest groups are making a final push in their fight over regulations enacted during former President Barack Obama's last months in office, with the financial services industry working hard to kill a rule on retirement plans run by states. Currently, the resolutions only require simple majorities to pass both...

  • Kentucky, so far, has come up short. Kentucky declined to explain why the discount kicked in later. To be sure, neither the setbacks nor the promised benefits would have radically changed Kentucky's dire condition as one of the nation's most underfunded public pension funds, with just over $16 billion in assets and a $18 billion funding shortfall.

  • WASHINGTON— A senior administration official said Thursday the White House plans to push its tax overhaul without any support from congressional Democrats. The administration official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in order to discuss private deliberations, suggested Thursday that the White House might also find a way to work around a Senate rule...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage. Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was injured when Chicago...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage. Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was injured when Chicago...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage. Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was injured when Chicago...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident which has sparked international outrage. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of a United jet and Chief Executive...

  • CHICAGO— The Latest on the story of the settlement between United Airlines and he man who was dragged from a jet earlier this month:. David Dao, a Kentucky physician, for an undisclosed amount. City officials have made it clear that they expected the city would be sued because Chicago aviation security officers pulled Dao off the flight at Chicago's O'Hare Airport...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident which has sparked international outrage. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of a United jet and Chief Executive...

  • David Dao, a 69- year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from the plane to make space for four crew members on the flight from the city's O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky.

  • NEW YORK, April 27- United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. The offer came after rival Delta Air Lines Inc outlined plans to offer up to $9,950 in such cases. United had spent the last...

  • CHICAGO— Kentucky doctor dragged off United flight in Chicago reaches settlement with airline for undisclosed amount.

  • DALLAS— United Airlines says it will raise the limit— to $10,000— on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. The airline made the promises Thursday as it released a report detailing mistakes that led to the...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. The offer came after rival Delta outlined plans to offer up to $9,950 in such cases. United had spent the last two weeks...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Churchill Downs Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $7.3 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $282.5 million.

  • LONDON, April 26- A 3- foot-long giant rabbit died at a United Airlines pet holding facility in Chicago following a flight from London, in another embarrassment for the airline as it struggles with a global backlash this month over a passenger dragged from his seat. The 10- month-old Continental Giant breed rabbit named Simon, who was tipped to become one of the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to wrap up negotiations and avoid an imminent government shutdown. The arduous talks have produced at least two major victories for Democrats so far, even though they are the minority...