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The African carrier was the only foreign carrier that stood by Nigeria during the closure of the Abuja airport to repairs and diversion of Abuja bound flights to Kaduna airport. There have been no official estimates of the economic impact of the closure, but Abuja International Airport handled 812 flights in December 2015, the last month for which the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has figures.
  • Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance

    Snyder's-Lance Inc (LNCE) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance

    Economy

    Another trade for 400 shares valued at $56,370 was sold by HUNT MARSHA L. In the last Quarter, Snyder's-Lance, Inc. Bruderman Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Snyder's-Lance by 0.3% in the third quarter. Therefore 25% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 28 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 9.
  • Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q profit forecasts, but net dips

    Johnson & Johnson tops 1Q profit forecasts, but net dips

    Economy

    The health care giant reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.83 on revenue of $17.8 billion. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc lowered their price objective on shares of Johnson & Johnson from $120.00 to $115.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th.
  • Abe stresses need for 'pressure' on North Korea

    Economy

    Vice President Mike Pence. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese leaders have begun talks expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region, though tensions with North Korea loomed large. This provided photo shows North Korea's propaganda leaflets found in Samcheok, 290 kilometers east of Seoul, on April 15, 2017, glorifying the reclusive regime's late founder Kim Il-sung.
  • United Airlines Overbooking: Passenger Threatened With Handcuffs In New Incident

    United Airlines Overbooking: Passenger Threatened With Handcuffs In New Incident

    Economy

    On Wednesday, he apologized to Dao , his family and United customers in an ABC News interview, saying the company would no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights. Dao's relatives are focused only on his medical care, attorney Stephen L. Golan said. Mr Munoz's previous two statements defending his staff while describing Dr Dao as "disruptive and belligerent", and apologising for "having to re-accommodate these customers" have led to much criticism ...
  • Everyone is trolling United for their awful passenger treatment

    Everyone is trolling United for their awful passenger treatment

    Economy

    A lawyer for Dao filed a petition with the Cook County Circuit Court which demands that United Airlines and the City of Chicago preserve all surveillance videos, cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew lists related to the flight, a first step in potential litigation.
  • Pence to North Korea: 'Era of strategic patience is over'

    Pence to North Korea: 'Era of strategic patience is over'

    Economy

    The demilitarized zone (DMZ) is a heavily mined, four-km-wide (2.5-mile-wide) strip of land lined with barbed wire running across the Korean peninsula , with soldiers on both sides in a continual eyeball-to-eyeball standoff. Lavrov said Russian Federation considers the North Korea missile testing unacceptable, but not a signal for other nations to "violate worldwide law in response and use military force".
  • Oil spill reported in Alaska, volume unknown

    Economy

    Employees on Friday morning discovered uncontrolled natural gas flowing from the top of a well house, a metal structure that looks like a large box over a well. In 2010, a BP-operated drilling rig called Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 people and spilling almost five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, making it the largest oil spill in United States federal waters.
  • North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

    North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

    Economy

    The stance is sparking concerns among former officials in successive Democratic and Republican administrations who say Trump appears to be abandoning a pillar of United States efforts to urge China's cooperation on North Korea . He said that an "all-out war" would result if the USA took military action. Pence struck a stern tone as he began talks with Abe and other Japanese leaders after arriving at a US naval base from South Korea.
  • United Airlines removes bride and groom traveling to wedding from plane

    Economy

    Since Amber and her soon-to-be husband, Michael, were one of the last individuals to board the plane and there were tons of empty seats, they didn't think switching seats would be a very big deal. United has denied a marshal or any other authority was used in the incident which occurred on Saturday. Hohl told KHOU that an air marshal boarded the plane to ensure the couple got off.
  • Filing an Extension? Don’t Forget to Pay IRS

    Economy

    Those who still can not file on time have until Tuesday to request and automatic six-month extension. For 2017, taxpayers who reside in certain portions of George and MS have until May 31, 2017 to file and pay their 2016 tax return. "Still, filing an extension will save them the larger failure-to-file penalty."The monthly penalty for not paying in full is 0.5 percent of the unpaid balance per month with a maximum of 25 percent".
  • Asia stocks slip amid North Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

    Asia stocks slip amid North Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

    Economy

    The EUR is trading +0.2% higher at €1.0630 in quiet trading with most European markets remaining closed for Easter Monday holiday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slid 0.7 percent to 2,328.95. With Japanese companies reporting their full-year earnings later this month, Takahashi said that investors are increasingly becoming anxious about manufacturers' earnings.