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  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- U.S. companies are preparing to report third-quarter results following a rocky few months in which they grappled with a U.S.- China trade conflict undermining the business environment and an overall economy that has been showing signs of struggling. "Investors may start to think that the worst of the earnings comparisons are behind us, and if...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 13- U.S. companies are preparing to report third-quarter results following a rocky few months in which they grappled with a U.S.- China trade conflict undermining the business environment and an overall economy that has been showing signs of struggling. "Investors may start to think that the worst of the earnings comparisons are behind us, and if...

  • Oct 11- Indiana on Thursday confirmed two more deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 29 across the country, as U.S. health officials investigate the outbreak that has shown no signs of easing. Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed 1,299 confirmed and probable...

  • AUSTIN/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Texas officials managing a sprawling investigation of the advertising practices at Alphabet Inc's Google have begun receiving data from the search and advertising giant after two previous probes bogged down in extended document fights. The Texas attorney general's office said that as of Thursday, it had received some data from...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 10- Delta Air Lines hopes to speed up the hiring of pilots, flight attendants, reservation and airport staff after "surprise" demand growth fueled better-than-expected third-quarter profit, Chief Executive Ed Bastian told Reuters. Atlanta- based Delta does not own the 737 MAX, which has been grounded since March after two fatal crashes.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 10- Delta Air Lines reported a bigger-than-expected increase in third-quarter profit on Thursday thanks to "surprise" demand growth, prompting a need to hire pilots, flight attendants, and airport workers more quickly, Chief Executive Ed Bastian told Reuters. Delta's pilots received record overtime this summer, in part because the airline added...

  • Oct 10- Deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes rose to 25 across 21 U.S. states, with Utah on Wednesday confirming the state's first death. Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed 1,080 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Oct. 1. **States that have reported deaths: Alabama, California, Delaware,...

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  • CHICAGO, Oct 10- Delta Air Lines reported a greater-than-expected increase in quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to "surprise" demand growth, prompting the airline to accelerate its hiring of pilots, flight attendants, and airport workers, Chief Executive Ed Bastian told Reuters. Delta, the first of U.S. airlines to publish quarterly results, posted a 13.1...

  • Oct 8- Massachusetts state health officials on Monday confirmed one death from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 21 across 18 U.S. states. **States that have reported deaths: Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey,...

  • PARIS, Oct 7- Airbus sold 41 jets in September and processed cancellations for nine jets including five originally sold to Norwegian Air, leaving the European firm ahead of Boeing Co in a relatively slow year for an industry distracted by safety and trade headlines. The overall tally of Airbus orders by low-cost carrier Norwegian Air fell to 88 aircraft from 93...

  • No. 2 U.S. carrier Delta is not a 737 MAX customer but with some 266 Airbus orders is the most exposed to aircraft levies due to take effect on Oct. 18 after the World Trade Organization gave Washington the right to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of EU goods annually in a long-running case. The exemption means that the impact for U.S. airlines with orders for...

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, Oct 4- U.S. airlines are scrambling to digest a new 10% tariff on European-made Airbus planes that threaten additional havoc in a market already reeling from frozen deliveries of Boeing Co's 737 MAX. In a statement late on Thursday, Delta Air Lines called the proposed levy on aircraft from Europe that are already under contract for purchase "...

  • No. 2 U.S. carrier Delta is not a 737 MAX customer but with some 266 Airbus orders is the most exposed to aircraft levies due to take effect on Oct. 18 after the World Trade Organization gave Washington the right to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of EU goods annually in a long-running case. The exemption means that the impact for U.S. airlines with orders for...

  • Oct 3- Delaware and Alabama state health officials confirmed one death each from a mysterious lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 18 across 15 U.S. states. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed more than 800 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Sept. 24.

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON, Oct 3- Alabama aerospace workers won an unexpected reprieve from escalating trade tensions on Wednesday when the United States spared an Airbus plant in the state from the impact of tariffs against the European planemaker- at least for now. That means large parts shipped to the deep-sea Alabama port of Mobile from plants in Europe will not be...

  • LONDON/ BRUSSELS/ WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The United States won approval on Wednesday to impose import tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European goods over illegal EU subsidies handed to Airbus, threatening to trigger a tit-for-tat transatlantic trade war as the global economy falters. The decision by the World Trade Organization pushes a 15- year corporate...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- The United States will impose 10% tariffs on aircraft and 25% on other industrial and agricultural products from the European Union as part of a World Trade Organization penalty award in a long-running aircraft subsidy case, an official with the U.S. The aircraft duty, however, will not apply to aircraft parts, the official told reporters on a...

  • PARIS/ BRUSSELS, Sept 16- Shares in Airbus and French luxury goods exporters fell on Monday as the European Union acknowledged it may face U.S. tariffs in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade row. But Washington is first in line to turn this into actual tariffs because its case is running nine months ahead.

  • In a closely watched annual release of survey data detailing healthcare and economic trends in 2018, the Census Bureau painted a mixed picture of how households fared during President Trump's second year in office, a time of strong economic growth and low unemployment. In addition, about 27.5 million residents, or 8.5% of people, did not have health insurance...