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  • JETBLUE SAYS "WE JUST FELT THAT SWAPPING THE NEOS" WAS "PRUDENT"

  • JETBLUE ALSO SAYS IT HAS WORKED WITH AIRBUS TO SWAP 11 2018 DELIVERIES FROM NEOS TO 321 CEOS.

  • JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORP SAYS DEFERRING EIGHT AIRCRAFT FROM 2019 TO 2023, FIVE AIRCRAFT IN 2020 TO 2024.

  • NEW YORK, April 25- Hedge fund critics are becoming increasingly vocal about the $3 trillion industry, arguing that it produces mediocre returns for clients while enriching managers with exorbitant fees. But despite some image problems the industry is actually healthy, according to Simon Lorne, vice chairman and chief legal officer of Millennium Management...

  • "It is bad for British Columbia but not necessarily bad for the lumber companies," said Norman Levine, managing director, Portfolio Management Corporation. Shares in West Fraser Timber Co, which would pay the highest duty rate of the affected companies, rose 8.6 percent to C $61.22, its highest point since July 2015, while Canfor Corp stock gained 6.4 percent to C...

  • April 25- Fox News' Tucker Carlson averaged 3.2 million viewers in his first show in Bill O'Reilly's former 8 p.m. time slot on Monday, according to early numbers from Nielsen. "Tucker Carlson Tonight" beat out all other programs on U.S. cable news Monday. Bill O'Reilly's "The O'Reilly Factor" averaged nearly 4 million viewers during the first quarter of 2017..

  • HOUSTON/ CARACAS, April 25- As political turmoil in Venezuela persists, oil firms including Norwegian major Statoil ASA and Spain's Repsol SA have further reduced their already-dwindling ranks of expatriate employees in the country, sources familiar with the situation said. Statoil, Repsol and Chevron Corp are among the foreign oil companies that hold...

  • *Russia says its oil output could hit a 30- year high. Brent is down about 5 percent since early December, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Russia agreed to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day in the first half of the year. With oil supplies still around record highs, Stephen Schork of the Schork report said on Tuesday that " OPEC has...

  • DUBAI, April 25- Emirates signaled on Tuesday that its U.S. expansion plans were on hold until demand recovers from a slowdown that the airline has blamed on President Donald Trump's travel restrictions. The Dubai- based carrier announced last week it would reduce flights to five U.S. cities from May following a "significant deterioration" in demand.

  • At a speech to broadcasters in Las Vegas, the FCC chief said the commission will vote May 18 to start the review. In 2016, the FCC under President Barack Obama voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market. Struggling newspaper companies had pushed for the FCC to relax the restrictions.

  • NEW YORK, April 25- A brief, noisy protest by drum-beating young adults at Citigroup's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday evolved into an orderly exchange between an older tribal woman and the bank's two top executives, who conceded it had approved investments in a North Dakota pipeline too quickly. "We wish we could have a do-over on this," Chairman Mike...

  • PARIS/ LONDON, April 25- Investment banks seeking to persuade Vivendi to float Universal Music Group says the recovering division is worth about 20 billion euros, top executives at the Paris- based media company said on Tuesday. "Today, estimates given by banks proposing an initial public offering can go up to 20 billion euros," Vivendi General Counsel Frederic...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plans to review its decision last month to block the listing of the first U.S. exchange-traded fund tracking the digital currency bitcoin, a regulatory filing showed on Tuesday. A more-than-three-year effort by investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to convince the SEC to allow it to bring the...

  • CHICAGO, April 25- One of the police officers who forcibly removed a passenger from a United Airlines flight said "minimal but necessary force" was used in the incident that became a public relations disaster for the carrier, according to a report released by the city. Video recorded by other passengers showed David Dao, a 69- year-old doctor, being dragged down the...

  • SAO PAULO, April 25- Global sugar production should jump by 13 million tonnes in the 2017/ 18 crop year as the European Union, India and Thailand increase their outputs, independent consultancy F.O. Licht forecast on Tuesday. World sugar output is expected to reach 190.3 million tonnes compared to 176.9 million tonnes in 2016/ 17, causing the global sugar market...

  • The Food and Drug Administration says these products, mostly sold on websites and social media, can be harmful, waste money and result in people not getting approved, effective treatments. The pills, creams and teas are untested and not approved by the FDA. The FDA on Tuesday posted the warning letters it sent to 14 manufacturers.

  • April 25- The Nasdaq crossed the 6,000 threshold for the first time on Tuesday, while the Dow registered triple-digit gains as strong earnings underscored the health of Corporate America. Polls show Macron is likely to beat his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in a deciding vote on May 7. "Political headlines in Europe don't tend to stick, but create buying...

  • For We Are Many: Bobiverse, Book 2 by Dennis E. Taylor, narrated by Ray Porter. Hattie B Magical Vet: The Dragon's Song by Claire Taylor-Smith, narrated by Penelope Rawlins. We Are Legion: Bobiverse, Book 1 by Dennis E. Taylor, narrated by Ray Porter.

  • The Fix by David Baldacci- 9781455586554-. Shattered by Amie Parnes& Jonathan Allen- 9780553447095-. The Black Book by David Ellis& James Patterson- 9780316464147-.

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- U.S. consumer confidence fell from a more than 16- year high in April, but a surge in new home sales to an eight-month high last month suggested underlying strength in the economy despite an apparent sharp slowdown in growth in the first quarter. Consumers also have more jobs and are getting higher wages, so they will likely increase their...