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  • The funds asked that either James Whitehurst, former chief operating officer of Delta Air Lines Inc, or Robert Milton, former CEO of Air Canada, be appointed chairman before shareholders vote on a slate of six other directors that the funds proposed two weeks ago, the filing said. The funds, PAR Capital Management Inc and Altimeter Capital Management LP, had called...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- Major U.S. transportation hubs were placed on alert on Tuesday, with police out in force, and part of Denver International Airport's main terminal was evacuated in response to a possible security threat after suicide bombings in Brussels killed at least 30 people. Large numbers of uniformed police officers and National Guard members in...

  • March 22- The two hedge funds that have launched a boardroom fight with United Continental Holdings Inc on Tuesday called on the airline to immediately appoint one of its two new board members as chairman, according to a regulatory filing. The funds asked that either James Whitehurst, former chief operating officer of Delta Air Lines Inc, or Robert Milton, former...

  • *No specific threat to the United States- officials. NEW YORK, March 22- Major U.S. airports were on high alert on Tuesday, with police out in force after at least 30 people were killed in suicide bombing attacks on Brussels airport and subway, though officials said there was no specific threat to the United States. Representative William Keating of Massachusetts,...

  • Members of the New York National Guard patrol New York's Penn Station on March 22, 2016.

    While security has improved in some areas, airport security remains a problem, experts say.

  • BERLIN/ PARIS, March 22- Twin explosions in the departure hall of Brussels Airport prompted several countries worldwide to review or tighten airport security on Tuesday and raised questions about how soon passengers should be screened when entering terminals. Authorities responded by stepping up the number of police on patrol at airports in London, Paris...

  • *No specific threat to the United States- officials. NEW YORK, March 22- Airports in major U.S. cities were on high alert on Tuesday, with police out in force after at least 30 people were killed in suicide bombings on a Brussels airport and subway, though officials said there was no specific threat to the United States. President Barack Obama and Democratic...

  • CHICAGO, March 22- U.S. East Coast ports looking to use the Panama Canal expansion to lure traffic from congested West Coast ports have failed to invest in infrastructure and are years away from being ready for extra business, the head of the world's largest lessor of container ships said on Tuesday. Since a labor dispute at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex...

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- The Obama administration is expected to announce new measures to tighten security at U.S. airports following the attacks in Brussels earlier on Tuesday, including one at the capital city's airport, a U.S. government source told Reuters.

  • NEW YORK, March 22- Major U.S. cities deployed police in large numbers, some with heavy weapons patrolling transit hubs, after at least 30 people were killed in attacks on a Brussels airport and subway, though officials said there was no evidence of specific threats to the United States. New York, Los Angeles and Chicago stepped up their security and major airlines...

  • BERLIN, March 22- Two explosions in the departure hall of Brussels Airport on Tuesday prompted other countries to tighten airport security and raised questions about how soon passengers should be screened when entering terminals. Fourteen people were killed at Zaventem airport and a bomb attack on the Brussels metro system killed 20 others, public...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- Police in major U.S. cities stepped up security on Tuesday after more than 30 people were killed in attacks in Belgium, although officials said there was no evidence of specific threats to the United States. Uniformed officers, some in tactical gear, patrolled airports and transit hubs in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago as major airlines...

  • While there were no credible threats to U.S. airports or transportation hubs, police presence was beefed up as a precaution in the nation's major cities, including New York, Washington and Los Angeles. Delta Air Lines Inc said its flight DL42 from New York to Brussels was diverted to Amsterdam. News of the multiple blasts, which have Brussels on lockdown and have...

  • Delta Air Lines Inc said its flight DL42 from New York to Brussels was diverted to Amsterdam. News of the multiple blasts, which have Brussels on lockdown, sent shares of U.S. airlines and travel-related companies lower in premarket trading. United Airlines, which had two flights due in Brussels on Tuesday morning, said one from Washington, D.C.' s Dulles...

  • *Explosions in Brussels kill at least 26 people. March 22- Wall Street looked set to open lower on Tuesday after explosions in Brussels sparked fresh geopolitical concerns and sent investors scurrying for safe-haven assets. Delta and United Airlines rerouted Brussels- bound flights to other locations following the attacks.

  • Delta said its flight DL42 from New York to Brussels was diverted to Amsterdam. United Airlines, which had two flights due in Brussels on Tuesday morning, said one from Washington Dulles arrived at 7:01 a.m. local time and customers deplaned normally. Starwood Hotels& Resorts Inc said all Starwood hotels in Brussels were safe but on lockdown, along with the rest...

  • Two separate attacks in Brussels: Spiegel

    Peter Spiegel, FT Brussels Bureau Chief, reports on two explosions at the Brussels airport, and a third explosion on a metro station near the European Union headquarters. Spiegel discusses the likelihood of a Brexit.

  • CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports from Havana, Cuba, awaiting comment from President Obama on the Brussels attacks.

  • Discussing the Brussels explosions at the airport, and the potential impact to moving goods across Europe, with Joe Quinlan, Bank of America Global Wealth and Investment Management unit, and Michael Tyler, Eastern Bank Wealth Management chief investment officer.

  • MSNBC military analyst Colonel Jack Jacobs provides insight to news explosive material was found inside a Belgium “wagon,” which he says means a rail car, in discussing the Brussels explosions.

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