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According to the airline's website, pets are allowed on most flights within the U.S. In-cabin pets must travel in approved kennels that can fit completely under the seat, where the kennel must remain at all times. The airline issued a similar apology last August when a dog died in the cargo hold of a plane that was delayed on the tarmac for two hours with temperatures over 90°F inside.
  • How major USA stock indexes fared Monday

    How major USA stock indexes fared Monday

    Economy

    Technology (+0.3%) was among the top-performing sectors, with chipmakers setting the pace amid reports that Intel might look to acquire Broadcom, which is itself in pursuit of a deal for Qualcomm. The S&P 500 index was down 3.55 points to 2,783.02 and the Nasdaq composite index was up 27.51 points to close at another record high of 7,588.32. However, trade turned lacklustre through the course of the session as investors exercised caution ahead of data on inflation, retail sales, housing and ...
  • Volkswagen intensifies electric vehicle plans with production drive

    Volkswagen intensifies electric vehicle plans with production drive

    Economy

    These plans are part of VW Roadmap E that was launched a year ago. "Over the last few months, we have pulled out all the stops to implement "Roadmap E" with the necessary speed and determination". The auto giant admitted fitting software created to cheat emissions testing to 11 million vehicles in 2015 and was forced to pay out more than €20bn in fines.
  • 'Millennials' rail card for 26-30s launches trial period

    'Millennials' rail card for 26-30s launches trial period

    Economy

    Demand for the railcard has been high since it went on sale on Tuesday morning, with the official website crashing under the strain. A spokesperson for Rail Delivery Group, which represents the train companies and Network Rail said: "We're sorry to those who have been unable to buy a trial 26-30 Railcard this morning.
  • Low-priced 3D-Printed Home Will Help Overcome Housing Shortages

    Low-priced 3D-Printed Home Will Help Overcome Housing Shortages

    Economy

    ICON can print an entire home for $10,000 and plans to bring costs down to $4,000 per house, whereas, some American homes, 200 to 400-square-feet in size cost almost $40,000. ICON would also like to develop robots in the future that could automatically install the windows, as well drones that could spray-paint the exterior walls.
  • Larry Page's flying taxis might take off in New Zealand by 2021

    Larry Page's flying taxis might take off in New Zealand by 2021

    Economy

    Kitty Hawk has the agreement of the government to test Cora there and everyone involved hopes it will lead to the first commercial network of flying taxis . Bonus points: The Kitty Hawk taxis will be autonomous. It's been testing the vehicles through a local operator called Zephyr Airworks , and Cora has an "experimental airworthiness certificate" from both New Zealand and U.S.
  • The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Announces Earnings Results

    The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Announces Earnings Results

    Economy

    BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Tuesday, February 20 report. The institutional investor held 97,852 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.08 million, up from 77,295 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM) Earns

    Dunelm Group (LON:DNLM) Earns "Overweight" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co

    Economy

    About 82,479 shares traded. (CPF) has risen 31.86% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. In an analyst report revealed to clients and investors on Tuesday morning, Peel Hunt kept their "Buy" rating on shares of RPC Group PLC (LON:RPC). The company has market cap of 6.38 billion GBP. It has a 24.75 P/E ratio. The Company's Manufacturing segment offers double-stack intermodal railcars; tank cars; auto-max railcar, and multi-max auto rack and flat cars for automotive transportation; ...
  • United Kingdom economy to grow slightly more quickly, Hammond predicts

    United Kingdom economy to grow slightly more quickly, Hammond predicts

    Economy

    While No 10 has publicly maintained the service has what it needs, one senior minister told Kuenssberg "we all accept" more cash is needed, while another said "it's hard to see" how current funding levels could remain. Hammond said real wage growth was expected to run positive from the first quarter of 2018/19, and would be "steady thereafter". "He needs to listen to the calls from across the political spectrum, including the Tory council leader in his own constituency - to end the financial ...
  • Oil Pushes Higher, Despite Growing US Output

    Oil Pushes Higher, Despite Growing US Output

    Economy

    Despite the lower rig count, which is an early indicator of future output, activity remains much higher than a year ago when, when just 617 rigs were active, and most analysts expect USA crude oil production, which has already risen by over a fifth since mid-2016, to 10.37 million barrels per day (bpd), to rise further.
  • S. Korea to maintain 3% growth for 2018-2019: OECD

    S. Korea to maintain 3% growth for 2018-2019: OECD

    Economy

    Fiscal easing in Germany's coalition agreement was seen lifting growth in the euro zone's biggest economy to 2.4 percent this year (+0.1 percentage point) and 2.2 percent in 2019 (+0.3). "Safeguarding the rules-based worldwide trading system is essential to prevent the longer-term harm to growth prospects that could arise from a retreat from open markets", it said.
  • Lumentum Holdings To Acquire Oclaro In $1.8 Bln Cash, Stock Deal

    Lumentum Holdings To Acquire Oclaro In $1.8 Bln Cash, Stock Deal

    Economy

    Alps Advsr Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Oclaro, Inc . Kopp Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ: OCLR ) by 1.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ: OCLR ). 415,000 are held by Zweig. Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, brokerage firms have a price target of $7.93 on Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ: OCLR ).
  • The Marathon Oil (MRO) Research Coverage Started at UBS Group

    Economy

    Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 6,216 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $410,000 after acquiring an additional 803 shares in the last quarter. Atlantic Securities upgraded CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) on Wednesday, March 15 to "Overweight" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) rating on Thursday, July 20.
  • Tata Sons To Offload TCS shares Worth $1.25 Billion

    Tata Sons To Offload TCS shares Worth $1.25 Billion

    Economy

    It is learnt that Tata Sons will be selling close to 2.83 crore shares, which translates to about 1.48 per cent of the software services firm. The company was planning to sell the shares at 2,872 rupees to 2,925 rupees a share, the terms show.
  • Oil prices decline amid falling bullish bets

    Oil prices decline amid falling bullish bets

    Economy

    West Texas Intermediate for April delivery traded at $61.80 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 24 cents at 11:33 a.m.in London, after gaining $1.92 on Friday. The United States has become the world's no. 2 crude oil producer, ahead of top exporter Saudi Arabia . The bearish outlook now is of range bound WTI at between $58 and $63 per barrel.
  • Analyst rating score for ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP) stands at 2.50

    Economy

    The price of RNVA is now at a -100% to its one-year price target of 555.00. Dafna Capital Management Llc holds 3.88% of its portfolio in BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Value ranks companies using four ratios. This is the consensus target using estimates provided by the covering analysts polled. The company's Relative Strength Index which shows price strength now stands at 58.08.
  • Santa Clarita Ranked 16th Happiest City In The Nation

    Santa Clarita Ranked 16th Happiest City In The Nation

    Economy

    Almost 200 US cities were evaluated on the basis of 28 indicators of happiness - including depression rate, income-growth rate and average leisure time spent per day. Factors such as food insecurity and share of people age 12 or older who used marijuana in the past month were also considered. Just remember that what makes some people happy might not make you happy: You might prefer a friendlier city , even if it doesn't offer as much financial security as a less welcoming community.
  • Trump tariff threat sparks fears of tit-for-tat trade war

    Trump tariff threat sparks fears of tit-for-tat trade war

    Economy

    Instead, Trump initiated the renegotiation process for bringing North American Free Trade Agreement back on the table. The Canadian dollar hit an eight-month low of C$1.3002 per U.S. America's trade deficit is the gap between how much in goods and services it imports from foreign countries, and how much it exports. "It seems like a very odd action at this time ", Hatch said , talking to reporters about Trump's proposal following a hearing.
  • Dearborn Partners LLC Reduces Holdings in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

    Dearborn Partners LLC Reduces Holdings in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

    Economy

    QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) has risen 9.31% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.33% the S&P500. Pnc Financial Gru invested in 0.15% or 1.78M shares. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, October 27 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by Susquehanna given on Tuesday, January 16.
  • USA data breach victims can sue Yahoo

    USA data breach victims can sue Yahoo

    Economy

    Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ), which purchased Yahoo's internet business last June, attempted to have the claims dismissed. The decision , made by U.S. All told, Yahoo's 3 billion users suffered exposure of privileged information including names, email addresses, social security numbers, bank accounts, home addresses, ZIP codes, occupations, birth dates and personal preferences.