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Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand
Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade. Now riding a...full story
updated 2014-07-25 03:42 AM
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Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade. Now riding a....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:42 AM

Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round
By TREVOR PEAKE
Associated Press

BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) -- Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under-par 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:42 AM

Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller. As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:22 AM

US court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- A divided U.S. federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:22 AM

Tour de France Stages-Winners
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

July 5 -- First Stage: Leeds to Harrogate, England, flat (190.5km-118 miles) (Stage: Marcel Kittel, Germany; Yellow Jersey: Kittel) July 6 -- Second Stage: York to....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

US airlines to resume flights to Israel

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- All three U.S. airlines serving Israel will resume flights there Thursday, following a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Qualifier Cuevas upsets Seppi in Umag 2nd round

Associated Press

UMAG, Croatia (AP) -- Uruguay qualifier Pablo Cuevas upset sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-1 to make the Croatia Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Cuevas, held serve, played....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

List of scorers of most centuries in test cricket
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

51_Sachin Tendulkar, India (200 tests) 45_Jacques Kallis, South Africa (166) 41_Ricky Ponting, Australia (168) 36_x-Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka (126) 36_Rahul Dravid, India (164) 34_Sunil Gavaskar, India (125) 34_Brian Lara, West Indies....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Sergio Perez excited about home Mexico GP in 2015 Sergio Perez excited about home Mexico GP in 2015

Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Formula One driver Sergio Perez is confident preparations will be completed in time so his Mexico homeland will be able to....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military
By Associated Press
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration on Thursday accused Russia of firing artillery from its territory into Ukraine to hit Ukrainian military sites and asserted....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:42 AM

Aussies, England begin Glasgow gold rush early Aussies, England begin Glasgow gold rush early
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- No surprises so far at the Commonwealth Games: Traditional powers Australia and England each won two gold medals early on the....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:22 AM

Republican seeks answers on US Israel flight ban Republican seeks answers on US Israel flight ban

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A possible Republican presidential contender in 2016 says he will continue blocking confirmation of a series of State Department nominees despite the....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:22 AM

Ex-Sen. Lieberman to teach at Yeshiva University

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman has been appointed a professor at Yeshiva University for the coming school year. The private New York....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Brothers go 1-2 in Commonwealth Games triathlon Brothers go 1-2 in Commonwealth Games triathlon
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

MOTHERWELL, Scotland (AP) -- The hottest day of the year in Scotland was no match for the Brownlee brothers, the most dominant family in the....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

Associated Press

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Authorities in Aruba say they have detained a former Venezuelan intelligence official on a request from the U.S. government. Prosecutors' office spokeswoman....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

US oil train derails in rail yard; no spill

Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- Three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard in Seattle early Thursday, but Burlington Northern....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Air Canada resumes flights to Tel Aviv

Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Air Canada is resuming flights to Tel Aviv after a two-day halt prompted by security concerns over rocket attacks near Israel's main....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Top seed Cirstea falls, Svitolina advances in Baku

Associated Press

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- Top-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania took a 6-1, 6-1, 50-minute beating from Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland in the Baku Cup second....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

Plane lands safely in Toronto after engine trouble

Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Authorities say a WestJet plane bound for Calgary landed safely at Toronto's Pearson Airport on an unscheduled stop due to an engine....Fullstory

2014-07-25 03:01 AM

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