- Obama: FAA took 'prudent action' on Israel flights
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 05:49 PM
President Barack Obama says the Federal Aviation Administration took "prudent action" in temporarily banning U. S. flights in and out of Israel.
- Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 05:46 PM
Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law.
- Malkovich, Cumberbatch make Comic-Con premieres
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 05:32 PM
John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts — as themselves and as their first animated characters.
- Busy Gaza morgue performs Muslim burial rituals
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 04:48 PM
In the morgue at a small Gaza hospital, the anguished cries of those who lost loved ones in Israeli airstrikes fell silent Thursday when Ahmed Jadallah began attending to the corpses, one by one, on his wooden work table.
- Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 04:30 PM
Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.
- Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 04:17 PM
Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U. S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade.
- Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 03:32 PM
The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.
- Bombardier restructuring cuts 1,800 jobs globally
San Antonio Express-News, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 02:50 PM
Spokeswoman Isabelle Rondeau with the Montreal-based company said Thursday that Bombardier plans to reorganize the company into four business segments before Jan. 1. In January, Bombardier announced a workforce reduction of about 1,700 employees and contractors at facilities in the United States and Canada, including 550 in Wichita.
- Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 02:44 PM
A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.
- More girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine
Associated Press, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 01:08 PM
The government is reporting an increase in teen U. S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine - but it's not much of a bump.
- Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 01:08 PM
Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $275 million to settle U. S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.
- Dunkin' pushing cashiers to 'upsell' in afternoons
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 12:48 PM
Dunkin' pushing cashiers to 'upsell' in afternoons
- House advances lawsuit bill
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 12:43 PM
Republicans have cleared legislation for a vote in the House that authorizes the filing of an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law.
- Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 12:24 PM
Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180.
- Baldwin: Rather pay up than apologize over arrest
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 12:06 PM
Actor Alec Baldwin is not apologizing over an incident that led to a disorderly conduct arrest in May.
- Clapton says thank you to Cale with 'The Breeze'
Associated Press, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 12:04 PM
For Eric Clapton, the early 1970s were filled with drug addiction, personal difficulties and growing dissatisfaction with music.
- IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 11:48 AM
The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies.
- Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Thursday - 07/24/2014 - 11:17 AM
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has announced his resignation following turmoil in government.