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Airline Stocks To Buy And Watch: How To Separate Winners From Losers

Airline Stocks To Buy And Watch: How To Separate Winners From Losers

Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico seek to stay in US
Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico seek to stay in US

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Several asylum seekers who are being forced to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration court told a judge Tuesday that they are afraid to return to Mexico as they await their next hearing - a development that introduces a new wrinkle to a major U.S. policy shift.

Trump warns of tougher sanctions on Venezuela
Trump warns of tougher sanctions on Venezuela
  • World
  • 2019-03-20 03:45:53Z

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States could impose harsher sanctions on Venezuela in its campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods
Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods
  • US
  • 2019-03-20 03:34:53Z

Vice President Mike Pence in Nebraska on Tuesday took stock of the devastation unleashed across the U.S. Midwest by floods that have killed four people, left one missing and caused more than a billion dollars in damage to crops, livestock and roads. The way communities come together and people volunteer to put themselves in harm's way to help others," Pence said Tuesday in Omaha, according to an official statement. Pence also said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is working to expedite a request from Nebraska's governor for a federal emergency declaration, which will provide more aid to the state.

Boeing reshuffles top engineers amid 737 MAX crisis
Boeing reshuffles top engineers amid 737 MAX crisis

Boeing Co's commercial airplane division, facing its biggest crisis in years following deadly crashes of its flagship 737 MAX aircraft, has brought in a new vice president of engineering while dedicating another top executive to the aircraft investigations, a company email showed on Tuesday. The

These are the best - and worst - airlines in the U.S., according to new ranking

Delta led this year's list, edging out Alaska Airlines, the leader the past two years, and Southwest Airlines, the largest domestic carrier.

Lyft IPO Oversubscribed Ahead of Listing Next Week
Lyft IPO Oversubscribed Ahead of Listing Next Week

Now investors who want a piece of America's second-largest ride-hailing company will likely need to pay a premium when the stock starts trading next week. The San Francisco-based company has only been on the road marketing its initial public offering for two days, but investors have already been informed

Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter
Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - International journalists' organizations are criticizing the status of press freedom in South Korea after the country's ruling party singled out a Bloomberg reporter with South Korean nationality over what it claimed was a "borderline traitorous" article insulting President Moon Jae-in, resulting in threats to the reporter's safety.

Man cuts out entire inner ear in controversial
Man cuts out entire inner ear in controversial 'conch removal' trend

The Swedish body modification artist claims the procedure won't make people deaf.

Monsanto: Roundup substantial factor in man
Monsanto: Roundup substantial factor in man's cancer, jury finds in key verdict

Federal jury's decision in case of man who said he used weedkiller for decades could affect hundreds of other plaintiffsThe decision in Edwin Hardeman's case comes after a historic verdict last year that said Roundup caused another man's terminal cancer. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty ImagesA federal jury in San Francisco found Monsanto's Roundup herbicide was a substantial factor in causing the cancer of a California man, in a landmark verdict that could affect hundreds of other cases.Edwin Hardeman of Santa Rosa was the first person to challenge Monsanto's Roundup in a federal trial and alleged that his exposure to Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), a cancer...

Kobe on Kuzma, Ingram, Ball: "Are the three of them better than Anthony Davis? No!"
Kobe on Kuzma, Ingram, Ball: "Are the three of them better than Anthony Davis? No!"

Anthony Davis is one of the best players in the world. Not currently, in history. What are we talking about?

Deficits in big-spending pre-election budget tee up ballot-box choice
Deficits in big-spending pre-election budget tee up ballot-box choice

The final budget of the Trudeau government's mandate will scatter billions in fresh spending - on everything from pharmacare to retraining workers to first-time home buyers - as the Liberals commit to an electoral fight that pits their deficit-spending vision versus the Conservatives' balanced-books

China Considers Excluding Boeing 737 Max From Trade Deal
China Considers Excluding Boeing 737 Max From Trade Deal

Boeing jets were featured on a draft list of American products China would buy to reduce its trade surplus with the U.S., the people said, asking not to be identified discussing private deliberations. Now, safety concerns are pushing China to examine whether to cut the 737 Max from the list altogether or replace it with other Boeing models after the crash of a plane operated by Ethiopian Airlines led to the aircraft being grounded worldwide, they said.

Trump rejects idea of expanding U.S. Supreme Court
Trump rejects idea of expanding U.S. Supreme Court

Trump said he "wouldn't entertain that," when asked about expanding the size of the court at a news conference. "The only reason they're doing that is they want to try to catch up, so if they can't catch up through the ballot box by winning an election they want to try doing

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Beto O'Rourke makes early impression in Pennsylvania visit

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is making an early impression in Pennsylvania, a late-voting state that may yet play a role in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary contest.

Jim Carrey Flunks Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Over College Admissions Case in Latest Artwork
Jim Carrey Flunks Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Over College Admissions Case in Latest Artwork

Sorry, Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman; you have failed to make the grade as far as Jim Carrey is concerned.Actor-artist Carrey, who routinely tackles politics with his growing body of work, turned his talents to the college admissions case that recently put "Full House" star Loughlin and "Desperate Housewives" actress Huffman in a spotlight they no doubt would prefer not to be in.In his latest work, Carrey opined that Loughlin and Huffman aren't the only ones who deserve an F over the matter.Also Read: Jim Carrey Takes Trump Presidency to 'Extinction Level' in Latest Political Cartoon (Photo)"It's not only Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and their kids, but ALL cheaters who will...

Surveillance Appears to Show Person Carrying Rifle Wandering California Elementary School
Surveillance Appears to Show Person Carrying Rifle Wandering California Elementary School

Investigators say a northern California elementary school staff member called police after watching surveillance footage of an armed person scoping out the school.

West Virginia sues Catholic diocese for knowingly hiring sexual abusers of children
  • US
  • 2019-03-19 19:06:59Z

The lawsuit alleges that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston violated consumer protection laws by failing to disclose possible unsafe conditions at schools, parishes and camps caused by the employment of people who had records of child sexual assault. It marked the latest move by U.S. officials to take on long-running patterns of sex abuse, which have driven down attendance and undercut the church leadership's moral authority around the world in recent years. "The Wheeling-Charleston Diocese engaged in a pattern of denial and cover-up when it discovered its priests were sexually abusing children, particularly in schools and camps run by the Catholic Church and funded through tuition paid...

Donald Trump: 'I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be'
Donald Trump: 'I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be'

President Donald Trump defended his attacks on John McCain, saying he never liked the late senator over differences, including Russia and health care.

Aspirin is out. Here's how healthy older adults can prevent heart attacks, strokes without pills

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association say these diet and lifestyle changes can keep hearts healthy.

Pence heads to flooded Midwest amid concerns about levees
Pence heads to flooded Midwest amid concerns about levees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence was expected to visit the Midwest on Tuesday to view flooding caused by heavy rains and snowmelt that damaged hundreds of homes and inundated tens of thousands of acres with water.

New Zealand's leader Jacinda Ardern wins plaudits for handling of attacks
New Zealand's leader Jacinda Ardern wins plaudits for handling of attacks

Jacinda Ardern told New Zealand's Parliament she would deny fame for the killer by never speaking his name. She suggested others do the same.

Beto:
Beto: 'I Think There's a Lot of Wisdom in' Abolishing Electoral College

Beto O'Rourke endorsed fellow Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren's call for the abolition of the Electoral College during a Tuesday campaign stop in Pennsylvania."I think there's a lot to that. Because you had an election in 2016 where the loser got 3 million more votes than the victor. It puts some states out of play altogether, they don't feel like their vote really counts," O'Rourke told MSNBC's Garrett Haake when asked about Warren's opposition to the Electoral College. "So if we really want every person to vote and give them every reason to vote, we need to make sure their votes count and go to the candidate of their choosing. So I think there's a lot of wisdom to...

Infamous serial killer
Infamous serial killer 'Jack the Ripper' identified through DNA testing, study claims

The internet is abuzz with reports that Jack the Ripper's identity has been revealed through genetic testing, but is the science reliable?

Trump lashes out again at late senator John McCain
Trump lashes out again at late senator John McCain

Trump, who also criticized McCain in a series of tweets over the weekend, launched his latest attack on his fellow Republican in remarks to reporters during a White House meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. "I'm very unhappy that he didn't repeal and replace Obamacare," Trump said of McCain, who voted in 2017 against a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. "Our country would have saved a trillion dollars, and we would have had great health care," Trump asserted.

Ethiopian crash crew
Ethiopian crash crew's voices may unlock high-stakes Boeing inquiry

The voices of Captain Yared Getachew and First Officer Ahmednur Mohammed could reveal what led to the March 10 crash of the Boeing 737 MAX that has worrying parallels with another disaster involving the same model off Indonesia in October. The data was back in Addis Ababa on Tuesday, sources familiar

Ethiopian crash crew
Ethiopian crash crew's voices may unlock high-stakes Boeing inquiry

ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) - The investigation into the final minutes of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 turned on Tuesday to the secrets in the cockpit voice recorder as Boeing and a shaken global aviation industry hung on the outcome. The voices of Captain Yared Getachew and First Officer Ahmednur Mohammed could reveal what led to the March 10 crash of the Boeing 737 MAX that has worrying parallels with another disaster involving the same model off Indonesia in October.

Veteran Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power
Veteran Kazakh leader Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

Nazarbayev, 78, the last Soviet-era leader still in charge of his country, said he would retain key security council and party leader positions while handing over the presidency to a loyal ally for the rest of his term, which ends in April 2020. "I have taken a decision, which was not easy for me, to resign as president," Nazarbayev said in a televised address before signing a decree terminating his powers from March 20. "As the founder of the independent Kazakh state I see my task now in facilitating the rise of a new generation of leaders who will continue the reforms that are under way in the country." His decision hit the price of Kazakh bonds and even appeared to weigh on the...

Egypt tightens restrictions on media, social networks
  • World
  • 2019-03-19 16:04:04Z

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's top media regulator has put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites and even social media accounts with over 5,000 followers if they are deemed a threat to national security.

Trump renews attack alleging social media
Trump renews attack alleging social media's political bias

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused social media platforms Facebook, YouTube and Twitter of favoring his Democratic opponents over him and his fellow Republicans. "But fear not, we will win anyway, just like we did before! #MAGA," he said in a tweet. MAGA refers to Trump's 2016 campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again." Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc declined to comment.

U.S. Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration detention
U.S. Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration detention
  • US
  • 2019-03-19 15:05:36Z

The court ruled 5-4, with its conservative justices in the majority and its liberal justices dissenting, that federal authorities could pick up such immigrants and place them into indefinite detention anytime, not just immediately after they finish their prison sentences. The ruling, authored by conservative Justice Samuel Alito, left open the possibility of individual immigrants challenging the 1996 federal law involved in the case, called the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act, on constitutional grounds - their right to due process - if they are detained long after they have completed their sentences. The Trump administration said the government should have...

Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal in sex abuse cover-up
Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal in sex abuse cover-up

Pope Francis has rejected the resignation of French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who was handed a six-month suspended sentence this month for failing to report sex abuse by a priest under his authority, the cardinal said on Tuesday. The pope's decision, which was confirmed by the Vatican, triggered sharp surprise from the chairman of the Bishops' Conference of France, who termed the situation "unheard of".

Washington teen who shoved friend off bridge pleads guilty
Washington teen who shoved friend off bridge pleads guilty

A woman has pleaded guilty to pushing her 16-year-old friend from a bridge at a popular swimming area near Vancouver.

US lawmaker sues Twitter, alleging anti-conservative bias
US lawmaker sues Twitter, alleging anti-conservative bias

A Republican congressman is suing Twitter claiming the online platform discriminates against conservatives by hiding their messages, and for allowing "abusive, hateful and defamatory" content about the lawmaker. The complaint was filed by Representative Devin Nunes, an ally of President Donald Trump, in a Virginia state court, and released online by Fox News. Nunes alleges that Twitter "shadow bans" conservatives -- purportedly making their messages less visible -- and failed to crack down on parody accounts such as "Devin Nunes' Mom" and "Devin Nunes' cow" which accused him of obstructing investigations into the president.

Texas petrochemical fire spreads to more storage tanks after firefighting snag
Texas petrochemical fire spreads to more storage tanks after firefighting snag
  • US
  • 2019-03-19 14:26:05Z

A raging fire at a petrochemical storage terminal near Houston spread to two more massive tanks after firefighting water pumps stopped working for six hours, the company said on Tuesday. The blaze at Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) in Deer Park, Texas, has been burning since Sunday when a leaking tank containing volatile naphtha ignited and quickly spread to other nearby tanks, the company said. Some of the chemicals have washed into the adjacent Houston Ship Channel that links the Gulf of Mexico to Houston, the nation's busiest petrochemical port, a spokesman said.

How strong is Rep. Nunes
How strong is Rep. Nunes' case against Twitter?

GOP Rep. Devin Nunes files a $250 million lawsuit against Twitter and some of its users for alleged bias against conservatives. Former independent counsel Ken Starr breaks down the case.

Turkey
Turkey's Erdogan calls on New Zealand to restore death penalty over shooting

President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on New Zealand to restore the death penalty for the gunman who killed 50 people at two Christchurch mosques, warning that Turkey would make the attacker pay for his act if New Zealand did not. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after a lone gunman opened fire at the two mosques during Muslim Friday prayers. If New Zealand doesn't make you, we know how to make you pay one way or another," Erdogan told an election rally of thousands in northern Turkey.

Nebraska underwater: 74 cities, 65 counties declare emergencies as flooding envelops state
Nebraska underwater: 74 cities, 65 counties declare emergencies as flooding envelops state

Roads and bridges were washed out and rescue operations were in full swing as rivers across a swath of the Midwest rose to record levels.

The curious case of tainted milk from a Maine dairy farm
The curious case of tainted milk from a Maine dairy farm
  • US
  • 2019-03-19 12:39:35Z

Now state regulators and health experts are investigating whether the contamination could reflect a much broader problem for farms that used similar methods to fertilize their land. The chemicals on Stone's farm likely came from biosolids, or nutrient-rich sewage from municipal utilities, that he spread across his fields, according to a report last year by Maine's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The chemicals are known as perfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS - some of which have been linked to cancers, liver damage, low birth weight and other health problems.

University of Southern California says it may expel students linked to admissions cheating
University of Southern California says it may expel students linked to admissions cheating
  • US
  • 2019-03-19 12:32:43Z

The University of Southern California said it may expel students linked to the largest college-admissions cheating scandal in U.S. history after it completes a reviews of their records. The school said on Monday night that it has already "placed holds on the accounts of students who may be associated with the alleged admissions scheme," preventing them from registering for classes or acquiring transcripts. The move would affect the daughters of "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli.

Edmunds compares the Chevrolet Blazer and Honda Passport
Edmunds compares the Chevrolet Blazer and Honda Passport

Chevrolet and Honda make popular small and large crossover SUVs but have long lacked a choice in the middle. Interestingly, both companies decided to fill that gap this year with new models that revive nameplates of the past: the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer and the 2019 Honda Passport. Both the Blazer and

Judge orders public release of redacted documents on FBI's raid of Michael Cohen
Judge orders public release of redacted documents on FBI's raid of Michael Cohen

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III ordered redacted versions of Michael Cohen's search warrant and other documents to be released Tuesday.

Is Elizabeth Warren Right About the Electoral College?
Is Elizabeth Warren Right About the Electoral College?

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- At a CNN town hall in Mississippi on Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren called for an end to the Electoral College. She claimed that while small states like Mississippi are largely ignored under the current rules, a popular-vote system would ensure that all voters count. Is she right

U.S.-backed forces capture Syria suspects tied to American deaths: sources
U.S.-backed forces capture Syria suspects tied to American deaths: sources

The bombing killed Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan Farmer, Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician Shannon Kent and Scott Wirtz from the Defense Intelligence Agency. It also killed Ghadir Taher, a naturalized U.S. citizen working as a civilian interpreter for a U.S. contractor. "The investigation is ongoing as are efforts to bring all of those terrorists responsible to justice." The attack was the worst single incident involving U.S. personnel in Syria since they deployed on the ground there in 2015 and took place at a cafe in the town of Manbij, which was controlled by a militia allied to U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.

Danish telecom group shuns China
Danish telecom group shuns China's Huawei for 5G rollout

Denmark's biggest telecom group TDC has chosen Swedish firm Ericsson over existing provider Huawei to roll out its ultra-fast 5G mobile network across the country, as a debate rages over security concerns surrounding the Chinese giant. The US and several other Western nations have shut Huawei out of tenders for the development of fifth-generation, or 5G, networks, because of the company's close ties to the Chinese government. "TDC has chosen Ericsson to build and deploy its 5G network," TDC CEO Allison Kirkby said in a statement released on Monday night.

Warren tests 2020 message with black voters in U.S. South
Warren tests 2020 message with black voters in U.S. South

Affordable housing is a chief concern for the senator from Massachusetts, who recently reintroduced a $500 billion housing plan she says will create millions of housing units and reduce rental costs by 10 percent. During meetings with housing advocates in Memphis, Tennessee, and walking tours of small Mississippi towns, Warren, who is white, tested and tailored her central message of combating income inequality to black voters, a critical Democratic voting bloc. "I'm running to be president of all the people, and it's important to go around the country and have a chance to talk with people face to face," Warren told reporters after a town hall that drew about 500 people to a high school...

U.S. vice president to tour Nebraska flood zone
U.S. vice president to tour Nebraska flood zone
  • US
  • 2019-03-19 10:02:06Z

Vice President Mike Pence is due to travel to Nebraska on Tuesday to tour the devastation left by floods in the Midwest which have killed at least three people and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage. Media reports including CNN say that 74 of Nebraska's 93 counties had declared states of emergency by early Tuesday. "This is clearly the most widespread disaster we have had in our state's history," in terms of sheer size, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts told reporters on Monday afternoon.

Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders' opening argument: I am electable. Really.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he's turned to a subject that's a bit more pragmatic: electability.

Man suspected of killing Gambino crime boss appears in court with
Man suspected of killing Gambino crime boss appears in court with 'MAGA forever' and 'QAnon' on his hand

The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family wrote pro-Donald Trump slogans on his hand and flashed them to journalists before a court hearing Monday. Anthony Comello, 24, was arrested Saturday in New Jersey in connection with the death of Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali last week in front of his Staten Island home. While waiting for a court hearing to begin in Toms River, New Jersey, in which he agreed to be extradited to New York, Comello held up his left hand. On it were scrawled pro-Trump slogans including "MAGA Forever," an abbreviation of Trump's campaign slogan "Make America Great Again." It also read "United We Stand...

Ocasio-Cortez
Ocasio-Cortez's Campaign Finance Has Critics Crying Hypocrisy

The New York congresswoman raised a hefty $2 million for her 2018 election while refusing to take money from business-related political action committees. At the same time, Ocasio-Cortez's campaign committee and two PACs paid almost $900,000 to a consulting company for campaign services, providing few

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