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  • United Airlines posts 2Q profit, reversing 1Q loss

    CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines is making money after a slow start to the year. The airline's net income in the second quarter hit $789 million, topping Wall Street expectations and marking a turnaround from the first quarter when United was the only major U.S. carrier to report a loss. The...

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  • Editorial Cartoon: First do no harm

    Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.

  • US new-home sales tumble 8.1 percent in June to annual rate of 406,000

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales tumble 8.1 percent in June to annual rate of 406,000.

  • Europe lifts recommendation not to fly to Tel Aviv

    BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a recommendation that airlines refrain from flying to Tel Aviv airport. The agency said Thursday it is now recommending that national authorities base decisions on flying to Israel's main airport "on thorough risk assessments, in...

  • US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in eight years. The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000. That's the lowest reading since February 2006,...

  • Applications for US jobless benefits dip to 284,000; lowest level since February 2006

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US jobless benefits dip to 284,000; lowest level since February 2006.

  • 3M 2Q profit rises 6 percent

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — 3M's second-quarter profit jumped 6 percent as sales surged across all its businesses. The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics posted net income of $1.27 billion, or $1.91 per share, in the quarter ending June 30, compared with $1.2 billion, or...

  • US stocks open higher as investors gauge earnings

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as several big companies across industries report second-quarter earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average rose two points, or 0.02 percent, to 17,089 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Thursday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index also...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. OBAMA President wraps up West Coast fundraising trip, devoting part of day to promoting economic agenda at Los Angeles technical college. 2. DROUGHT Poll: Slim majority of...

  • European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

    BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancelations through Thursday and Air France said it was suspending its...

  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Israel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — FAA lifts ban on US flights to Israel.

  • Glitch crashes global US passport, visa operations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around the world waiting for U.S. passports and visas, officials said Wednesday. Unspecified glitches in the department's Consular...

  • Police confirm dead man was suspect in 3 shootings

    MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A man found dead in thick brush near a rural Riverside County home probably was wounded by a sheriff's deputy in a confrontation after killing two other people, authorities said Wednesday. A police dog sniffed out the body before dawn Wednesday in Moreno Valley....

  • Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people. One of those wounded by shrapnel...



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