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Southwest cancellations will rise due to grounded Boeing jet

Southwest cancellations will rise due to grounded Boeing jet

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines is again pushing back the date it expects to be able to fly the grounded Boeing 737 Max jet, meaning more flight cancellations. Southwest said Thursday that it was taking the plane out of its schedule through Nov.
Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

Montana, North Dakota push against Washington state rail law

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EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm for 'predatory pricing'

BRUSSELS — In yet another European Union move against a U.S. tech company, the bloc's antitrust chief on Thursday fined chipmaker Qualcomm $271 million, accusing it of "predatory pricing" to drive a competitor out of the market.
'Surprising and disappointing'; data gap on gender, minorities at top firms

'Surprising and disappointing'; data gap on gender, minorities at top firms

On Tricia Davis’s first day of work at a coal mine in B.C.’s Elk Valley, she says she spotted a heart and a penis scrawled on some dusty equipment. And on a bus ride home one day from the Teck Coal Ltd.
Summer travel deals require flexibility if you want to find a deal

Summer travel deals require flexibility if you want to find a deal

OTTAWA — As social media feeds fill up with pictures of friends and family on vacation and last-minute deals on flights become harder to score, the fear of missing out is real for procrastinators who have not yet booked their summer holiday.
Mexican airline Grupo Aeromexico reviewing PLM Premier partnership with Aimia

Mexican airline Grupo Aeromexico reviewing PLM Premier partnership with Aimia

MONTREAL — Grupo Aeromexico is reviewing its partnership with Aimia Inc., the latest problem for the loyalty analytics company which is facing a fight with a group of its shareholders.
South Korea's central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row

South Korea's central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea's central bank on Thursday cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to shore up growth threatened by a trade dispute with Japan.
Netflix's 2Q dud rattles investors as competition heats up

Netflix's 2Q dud rattles investors as competition heats up

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix's video streaming service suffered a dramatic slowdown in growth during its traditionally sluggish spring season, a drop-off coming as the company boosts its prices and girds for even stiffer competition.
Nuclear industry push for reduced oversight gaining traction

Nuclear industry push for reduced oversight gaining traction

WASHINGTON — Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants' defences against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues. Less notice to the public and to state governors when problems arise.
Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305M

Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305M

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The nation's former major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit, attorneys said Wednesday.