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  • International flights were not affected, the Federal Aviation Administration said. "We are working as quickly as possible to resolve this issue and get out customers to their final destinations," a company spokeswoman Maddie King said in an emailed statement earlier. Last week, Air Canada and Toronto- based Porter Airlines also experienced brief glitches that...

  • Jan 22- United Airlines said it had grounded all domestic flights due to an "IT issue" on Sunday, company spokeswoman Maddie King said.

  • NEW YORK— United Airlines says domestic flights are on the move again after being grounded Sunday because of a computer problem. Company spokeswoman Maddie King says the "IT issue" that initially caused the ground stop has been resolved and flights are resuming, but customers may experience additional delays. Chicago- based United Airlines and United Express...

  • *LME faces struggle to compete with New York, Shanghai futures. London's $5 trillion- a-year gold trade has, along with the rest of the City of London, found itself under increased scrutiny since the Libor scandal, with U.S. lawsuits alleging rigging against the banks that set bullion prices. It also says the contracts' central clearing would free the banks and...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— New Warren Buffett documentary will be shown in billionaire investor's hometown of Omaha. The Omaha premiere comes one week ahead of when the film will debut on HBO. Buffett and his family is expected to attend the Omaha event at the Holland Performing Arts Center Monday night.

  • In a statement Sunday, it said the recall applies to eight different types of its craft beers, including its popular Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, purchased in 36 states across the Midwest, the South and East Coast of the United States. Aside from its Pale Ale, the Sierra Nevada recall includes 12- ounce bottles of its Beer Camp Golden IPA, Sidecar Orange Pale Ale, Torpedo...

  • NEW YORK— M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Universal Pictures release again brings together Shyamalan, director of "The Sixth Sense," with the low-budget horror experts of Blumhouse Productions.

  • VIENNA— OPEC and key non- OPEC oil producers are near their target of taking 1.8 million barrels of crude a day off global markets less than two months after agreeing to do so in efforts to push up the price of crude, Russia's energy minister said Sunday. Alexander Novak's upbeat comments to reporters came at the end of the first meeting of a joint OPEC- non- OPEC...

  • HONOLULU— President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency's value. Rick Perry, Trump's pick to lead the department, presents a contradictory figure: A Texas oil promoter, he also oversaw a huge expansion of wind-energy...

  • Women's march in Charlotte attended by an estimated 10,000 demonstrators as a sister march to the one in Washington DC, in USA on January 21, 2017.

    An estimated 3 million people have marched worldwide, including in London, Berlin and Tokyo, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON— Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight in "a new inaugural tradition," its social media account promised. But while President Donald Trump's hotel in Washington did serve as a hub of Friday's inaugural activities, it also stands as ground zero for what top...

  • The status symbols are so sought after that some models command prices of $1,000. In Florida, California and New York, lawyers are accusing smoke shops and mom-and-pop convenience stores of selling counterfeit Roor bongs in violation of U.S. "Counterfeiting is a huge problem for us," said Jay Farraj, the owner of Sream Inc., Roor's U.S. partner.

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 20- Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, whose threats and barbs against the country raised fears of a major economic crisis, and battered its currency. The White House website said on Friday that Trump was committed to renegotiating the North American Free Trade...

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on charges that he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex, a U.S. prosecutor said on Friday. Attorney Daniel Noble said that a request had been made for the arrest of Ban Ki- sang, who was an executive at South Korean construction firm Keangnam Enterprises Co Ltd.. Ban Ki- sang could not be...

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on charges that he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex, a U.S. prosecutor said on Friday. Attorney Daniel Noble said that a request had been made for the arrest of Ban Ki- sang, who was an executive at South Korean construction firm Keangnam Enterprises Co Ltd.. Ban Ki- sang could not be...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- The Trump administration, hours after taking office on Friday, suspended a plan to cut mortgage insurance premiums on federally insured home loans that the U.S. government had estimated would save eligible homeowners an average of $500 a year. The move immediately drew fire from Democrats, and it offered an early example of the potential...

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 20- Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, whose threats and barbs against the country raised fears of a major economic crisis, and battered its currency. President Enrique Pena Nieto, pilloried at home for meeting Trump in August after the New York businessman called...

  • Attorney Daniel Noble said that a request had been made for the arrest of Ban Ki- sang, who was an executive at South Korean construction firm Keangnam Enterprises Co Ltd.. Ban Ki- sang, who could not be reached for comment, was one of four people charged on Jan. 10 in a case that has complicated his brother's expected run for president of South Korea following his...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 20- The U.S. government has asked South Korea to arrest a brother of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on charges that he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex, a federal prosecutor said on Friday. Attorney Daniel Noble said that a request had been made for the arrest of Ban Ki- sang, who was an executive...

  • Jan 20- Morgan Stanley Chief Executive James Gorman's overall pay rose 7 percent in 2016 as the Wall Street bank's stock soared and it edged closer to hitting a key profitability target. Gorman will receive $22.5 million in total compensation, up from $21 million in 2015, spokesman Mark Lake said in an email. Gorman received a $5 million stock bonus for his...