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  • American Airlines swings to $480M 1Q profit

    DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is making money again and beating expectations after its merger with US Airways. The company posted earnings of $480 million Thursday, a record for the first quarter, which is usually the weakest three-month period for airlines during the year. As separate...

  • Everest climbing season in disarray after deaths

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season fell flat Thursday as major expedition companies canceled their climbs and many Sherpas quit the mountain after an avalanche killed 16 of their fellow guides last week. While the season has not been...

  • Review: 'Hearthstone' card game is the real deal

    Video game publishers don't take many risks with their most popular franchises. You know exactly what you are going to get from a new "Call of Duty" or "Madden NFL" game — it will probably be pretty good, but won't offer any surprises. That's part of what makes "Hearthstone: Heroes of...

  • UPS blames winter weather for drop in 1Q profit

    DALLAS (AP) — First-quarter revenue at UPS slumped 12 percent as winter storms increased costs for the shipping giant and cut into its revenue. The Atlanta company said Thursday that the rough start to the year means that full-year earnings will come in at the low end of its earlier...

  • Miami Beach opposes Beckham's soccer stadium plan

    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach officials and residents say building a Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami would create a traffic nightmare. The city held a town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss David Beckham's proposal to build a 25,000-seat stadium on Miami-Dade County land....

  • Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

    LONDON (AP) — Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games? For the Duchess of Cambridge, who's rounding up her trip to Australia and New Zealand with husband Prince...

  • EU institutions vulnerable to corruption: report

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Official complacency, complex rules and spotty oversight have left the European Union's leading institutions vulnerable to corruption, an independent report says. The report, from the non-governmental watchdog organization Transparency International, claims to be the first...

  • Raw: 3 American Doctors Killed in Afghanistan

    Three American physicians are dead and a U.S. nurse is wounded after an Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital. (April 24) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Kabul - April 24, 2014 1. Various of police outside Cure Hospital 2. Mid of sign...

  • Applications for US unemployment aid jumped last week to 329K, likely due to Easter layoffs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid jumped last week to 329K, likely due to Easter layoffs.

  • Orders for US durable goods up solid 2.6 percent in March with strength in business investment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for US durable goods up solid 2.6 percent in March with strength in business investment.

  • VIDEO: House Democrats urge GOP to take up unemployment benefits bill

    The Senate on Monday approved a bill to extend long-term unemployment benefits for five months with a vote of 59-38. The bill now needs to pass the House of Representatives, which may prove to be a tougher task.   House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., praised the Senate for the...

  • VIDEO: Republicans push law making it easier to fire Veterans Affairs officials

    Republican lawmakers from both chambers of Congress met Thursday morning with veterans activists groups to highlight new legislation aimed at giving Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki more authority to fire upper-level management officials who aren't properly completing their...



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