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  • PARIS/ CHICAGO, Nov 16- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines said on Friday it ordered 10 Airbus A330neo long-haul jets, reinforcing its position as the first U.S. airline to operate the upgraded jet and lending its influential support to a slow-selling model. "Expanding our A330 order book not only ensures that Delta's near-to-medium-term widebody needs are taken care...

  • PARIS/ CHICAGO, Nov 16- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines said on Friday it ordered 10 Airbus A330neo long-haul jets, becoming the first U.S. airline to operate the next-generation of Airbus aircraft and giving a boost to the slow-selling European model. "Expanding our A330 order book not only ensures that Delta's near-to-medium-term widebody needs are taken care of,...

  • *'HQ2' split between Long Island City and Northern Virginia. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C..

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Oil prices plunged 7 percent on Tuesday on persistent concerns of oversupply and weakening global demand, causing Wall Street stocks to reverse early gains that were driven by the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China. President Donald Trump put pressure on OPEC to not cut supply to prop up prices. Wall Street stocks...

  • Nov 13- Home Depot Inc, the biggest U.S. home improvement chain, suggested on Tuesday that the pace of U.S. home sales was slowing, and said impending trade tariffs could force it to raise prices on some products. "has recovered a lot from the financial crisis, but not all the way," Home Depot Chief Financial Officer Carol Tomé said in an interview, blaming the lack of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.. In addition, Nashville, Tennessee, will become Amazon's fourth-biggest U.S. office outside Seattle with more...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.. In addition, Nashville, Tennessee, will become Amazon's fourth-biggest office outside Seattle with more than 5,000...

  • Its shares fell 1.5 percent in otherwise upbeat Wall Street trading. "has recovered a lot, but not all the way," Home Depot Chief Financial Officer Carol Tomé said in an interview. The Atlanta- based retailer now expects sales to rise 7.2 percent in the year ending January, compared with an earlier forecast of 7 percent growth.

  • A view of the waterfront of Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, along the East River, on November 7, 2018. 

    The announcement ends a year-long courtship by cities and metropolitan areas across North America.

  • Shares of the retailer climbed 3.4 percent to $185.45 in premarket trading, after the retailer also raised its forecast for annual sales and profit ahead of the holiday shopping season. "We believe a testament to the overall strength of demand in the home improvement market," said Chief Executive Officer Craig Menear. It raised its earnings forecast to $9.75 per...

  • Nov 13- Home Depot Inc topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly comparable-store sales on Tuesday, as consumers faced with a shaky U.S. housing market spent more on average at the country's No. 1 home improvement chain. It raised its earnings forecast to $9.75 per share from the prior $9.42. Home Depot's third-quarter net earnings rose to $2.87 billion or $2.51...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history. Officials said the bodies of five people were found in their burned-out homes and the sixth was found in a vehicle in northern California's Camp Fire, Butte...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Two deadly wildfires fueled by "devil winds" tore through opposite ends of California on Sunday, with residents urged to heed evacuation orders by officials forced to leave their own homes. In northern California, the Camp Fire is one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history, killing at least 23 since it broke out on...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. At least 23 people have been killed by the Camp Fire that broke out on Thursday northeast of Sacramento and consumed...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. At least 23 people have been killed by the Camp Fire that broke out on Thursday northeast of Sacramento and consumed...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 10- The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.. The bodies were recovered in and around Paradise, a mountain community some 90 miles north of Sacramento that has been left devastated by...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- The U.S. stock market may be facing the remainder of Donald Trump's presidential term with the prospect of less juice to supercharge it. "The return to political gridlock in Washington will likely serve to temper growth expectations, or at least moderate the prospect of additional stimulative fiscal policy," said Jon Hill, US Rates Strategist at BMO...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 1- United Parcel Service Inc has warned customers it will stop picking up shipments of heavy items next Wednesday to avoid potential freight disruptions before union voting on a tentative contract ends on Nov. 11, the company said on Thursday. A strike by the 12,000 Teamsters covered by the contract would be the first at UPS in more than two decades.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 22- Gregory Baron, 24, and Ben Nelson, 27, on Monday were eagerly purchasing $2 tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot in hopes of winning the record-setting $1.6 billion prize and becoming among the richest people in the world. "I would incorporate myself as a business and become my own company," Baron said inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal in...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 22- Gregory Baron, 24, and Ben Nelson, 27, on Monday were eagerly purchasing $2 tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot in hopes of winning the record-setting $1.6 billion prize and becoming among the richest people in the world. "I would incorporate myself as a business and become my own company," Baron said inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal in...