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  • M.B. Boucai selling gluten-free baked goods at a farmers market in Los Angeles.

    "At this point, my side hustles are my income."

  • Feb 14- Luxury department store operator Saks Fifth Avenue, owned by Canada's Hudson's Bay Co, is expanding into bankrupt fashion chain Barneys' Beverly Hills shop, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The move comes ahead of a shareholder vote later this month to approve Hudson's Bay Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C $2 billion bid to take the...

  • Feb 14- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq edged higher on Friday, supported by Nvidia shares after its upbeat outlook, but concerns about an economic hit from the coronavirus outbreak limited gains. Meanwhile, the coronavirus epidemic in China showed no signs of easing, with health authorities reporting on Friday more than 5,000 new cases. "This seems to be a teflon market,...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 13- American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it would launch its first direct U.S. flight to Bangalore from Seattle, a new route meant to meet corporate customers' demand for travel to the center of India's high-tech industry. Alaska Airlines is one of the biggest operators of flights along the West Coast, where businesses from Seattle to San Diego...

  • Feb 12- Charlie Munger, the longtime business partner of Warren Buffett, on Wednesday said Chinese companies are stronger than American companies, lamented a "dying" newspaper industry, and offered passing praise for Tesla Inc's Elon Musk though he would never invest in his company. Munger showed no sign of wavering in his longstanding admiration for China and...

  • Feb 12- Charlie Munger, the longtime business partner of Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Wednesday said daily newspapers "are all going to die," as technological advances cause revenue to dry up. Wednesday's meeting came two weeks after Berkshire threw in the towel on its own newspaper empire, selling 80 daily and weekly papers including its hometown...

  • Airport hotels are revamping their image.

    The reputation of airport hotels was in need of an overhaul. Now several hotels at air hubs are stepping up to the plate with time-saving tricks and aviation-themed experiences.

  • Feb 11- Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China could be released from quarantine at a U.S. Air Force base in California on Tuesday after 14 days, a leading U.S. health official said. The first group of U.S. citizens to be evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan are mostly U.S. State Department...

  • Homes in Memphis, Tennessee.

    Fierce competition and a shrinking supply is driving home prices higher. So, is it cheaper to own or rent? That depends where you are.

  • The spread of the deadly virus has shut down many cities and factories in China and disrupted global air travel. nL4N2A53X4 3/ 8. China is a vital link to the container sector, transporting everything from fresh food to phones and designer clothes as well as industrial parts. The world's top container lines Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM have all reduced calls to China,...

  • Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China. An American Airlines spokeswoman said the airline's suspension of its Hong Kong flights to and from Los Angeles and Dallas had begun on Tuesday and would continue through Feb. 20. The carrier's last U.S. flight to Hong Kong will depart San Francisco on Wednesday and the...

  • The plan is now scheduled to go before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware to be finalized on Feb. 12 instead of Thursday. PES last month entered into an agreement to sell its refinery, the largest and oldest on the East Coast, to Chicago- based Hilco Redevelopment Partners, which is expected to use the site largely for warehousing.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- United Airlines said on Monday it will move up its temporary suspension of U.S.-bound flights from mainland China by one day to Tuesday. The airline, which is the last U.S. airline still conducting China flights, said on Friday it planned to fly its last flight from China on Wednesday because of the coronavirus outbreak. The White House said...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 2- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued rules on Sunday to implement new restrictions on Americans who have recently visited China to address the threat of the coronavirus. The Trump administration is limiting flights from China and for Americans who have visited China within the last 14 days to eight major U.S. airports for enhanced...

  • The Trump administration is limiting flights from China and for Americans who have visited China within the last 14 days to seven major U.S. airports for enhanced screening: New York's JFK, Chicago's O'Hare, San Francisco, Seattle- Tacoma, Honolulu, Los Angeles and Atlanta. American Airlines Group Inc temporarily halted all flights to mainland China on Friday,...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 30- American Airlines Holdings Inc and its mechanics union announced tentative joint collective bargaining agreements on Thursday covering five maintenance and fleet service groups after more than four years of often bitter negotiations. The agreements are worth $4.2 billion and offer more than 30,000 employees industry-leading wages,...

  • CHICAGO/ PARIS Jan 30- Pilots and flight attendants are demanding airlines stop flights to China as health officials declare a global emergency over the rapidly spreading coronavirus, with American Airlines' pilots filing a lawsuit seeking an immediate halt. China has reported nearly 10,000 cases and 213 deaths, but the virus has spread to 18 countries often...

  • Jan 31- Airlines have started suspending flights to China in the wake of a new coronavirus outbreak, which as of Friday had killed 213 people. Air Canada said on Jan. 28 it was cancelling select flights to China. Air France said on Jan. 30 it suspended all scheduled flights to and from mainland China until Feb. 9.

  • CHICAGO/ PARIS Jan 30- Pilots and flight attendants are demanding airlines stop flights to China as health officials declare a global emergency over the rapidly spreading coronavirus, with American Airlines' pilots filing a lawsuit seeking an immediate halt. United announced on Thursday another 332 U.S.- China flight cancellations between February and...

  • WASHINGTON/ PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Jan 30- A pilots union filed a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to immediately halt American Airlines U.S.- China service, as cabin crews worldwide voiced unease about exposure to the rapidly-spreading coronavirus which has killed more than 170 people in China. The Fort Worth, Texas- based airline announced on Wednesday it would next...