Economy

United will use the incident as a turning point to "craft friendly policies and redouble efforts to win back the trust of everyone", says Milton. In the past, Delta gate agents had authorization to offer passengers up to $800 in flight vouchers if they volunteer to be bumped.
  • Trump traffic woes on Palm Beach

    Trump traffic woes on Palm Beach

    Economy

    Xi's visit to Mar-a-Lago was largely overshadowed by Trump's decision to launch a missile strike on Syria. Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago have been scrutinized because of the cost and the frequency of his visits - and because the president regularly hassled predecessor Barack Obama for his travel.
  • Asian shares mostly lower as North Korean tensions simmer

    Economy

    The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained 1.62 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,357.16. Japan's Nikkei had also slid 1 percent overnight as a rising yen weighed on exporters' shares. Overnight, tensions between the USA and Russian Federation, which along with Iran is propping up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, further heightened; the White House accused Russian Federation of trying to cover-up Syria's use of chemical weapons.
  • The Dollar Took a Dive After President Trump Called It 'Too Strong'

    The Dollar Took a Dive After President Trump Called It 'Too Strong'

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    This came to a stand still yesterday not long after Trump's comments. Investors are concerned about the upcoming French presidential election as well as possible U.S. However, the U.S. currency managed to recoup part of the losses against the euro and the Swiss Franc, gaining 0.40% and 0.26% against the duo, to fetch euro 0.9409 cents and CHF1.0054.
  • Nuri Sahin reveals Borussia Dortmund bus horror: I will never forget this

    Nuri Sahin reveals Borussia Dortmund bus horror: I will never forget this

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    Despite the shock of the attack - midfielder Nuri Sahin said he didn't think of the game until he stepped on the field to start the second half on Wednesday - Dortmund players were asked to play the next day. "It was surreal, you try to help, hope to get to safety and try to calm down", he said. "Last night we felt it". We love football. I know we earn a lot of money, we have a privileged life, but we are human beings .
  • Syria's President Bashar al-Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

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    The recent USA military intervention in Syria will have no impact on the Astana talks and Iran , Russia , and Turkey carry on with their agenda to find a political solution to the Syrian war, Iran's Foreign Ministry said. "Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is hand-in-glove with the terrorists", he said. An open source investigation by journalist Elliot Higgins pieces together the timeline of the Khan Sheikhoun attack and attempts to debunk previous claims by ...
  • Retailers expect record-setting Easter spending

    Retailers expect record-setting Easter spending

    Economy

    Experts say consumers will also likely splurge on spring apparel and Easter decorations. "It's allowing consumers to enjoy a little bit warmer weather". While local retailers try to keep up with busy aisles and swarming shoppers less than 48 hours from Easter Sunday. Online shopping is also expected to get a 6 percent bump over a year ago, when 21 percent of consumers made their purchases from the comfort of their home, presumably while in bunny slippers.
  • Scrap the bridge tolls?

    Scrap the bridge tolls?

    Economy

    Glen Sanford, the B.C. NDP's deputy director, said he welcomed any investigation by the privacy commissioner. If they could win enough seats to hold the balance of power in B.C., what would that mean on economic, environmental, and democratic reform policies, where they've long held different beliefs than the NDP and Liberals? Her own pitch in favour of the platform , delivered in a media conference at a Vancouver tech firm, relied heavily on a triumphant recounting of the government ...
  • North Korea threatens 'merciless response' to any U.S. provocation

    Economy

    In February, they cut off imports of North Korean coal - with a major source of income for the country. Tensions are rising amid reports Pyongyang may be preparing another nuclear or missile test. A White House foreign policy advisor today said that the United States is assessing military options in response to North Korea's weapons programs, saying another provocative test was a question of "when" rather than "if".