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                                United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waited to be interviewed, June 2, in New York, during a presentation of the carrier’s new Polaris service. Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of an April passenger-dragging incident, will not be automatically adding the title of chairman in 2018 as planned.

United CEO won’t add chairman title in 2018 as was planned

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                                United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waited to be interviewed, June 2, in New York, during a presentation of the carrier’s new Polaris service. Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of an April passenger-dragging incident, will not be automatically adding the title of chairman in 2018 as planned.

Updated on  April 21, 2017 at 12:30 pm
United Airlines said CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under withering criticism for the airline’s handling of an April passenger-dragging incident, will not be automatically adding the title of chairman in 2018 as planned. Read More
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                                AeroMobil displayed their latest prototype of a flying car, in Monaco today. The light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect is boosted by a rear propeller.

Slovakian company unveils hybrid flying car

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                                AeroMobil displayed their latest prototype of a flying car, in Monaco today. The light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect is boosted by a rear propeller.

Updated on  April 20, 2017 at 7:22 pm
It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. Read More
 
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                                A 2002 Honda Accord involved in a March 3 crash in which an exploding Takata air bag inflator badly injured the driver, Karina Dorado, sat in a driveway in Las Vegas on April 18. The incident has exposed a danger posed by the recalled parts.

How dangerous air bags can find their way into used cars

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                                A 2002 Honda Accord involved in a March 3 crash in which an exploding Takata air bag inflator badly injured the driver, Karina Dorado, sat in a driveway in Las Vegas on April 18. The incident has exposed a danger posed by the recalled parts.
A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government’s efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There’s nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. Read More
 
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                                Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company’s annual F8 developer conference today in San Jose, Calif.

Facebook wants to augment your reality

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                                Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company’s annual F8 developer conference today in San Jose, Calif.
Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual vacation with faraway friends and family. Or use your smartphone’s camera to spruce up your dinky apartment, at least virtually. Read More
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                                Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during a panel on NTD for the celebration of the fifth anniversary of the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), in Geneva, Switzerland, today.

Gates is counting on Trump’s pragmatism for health, aid

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                                Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during a panel on NTD for the celebration of the fifth anniversary of the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), in Geneva, Switzerland, today.

Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 10:51 pm
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says he’s counting on Donald Trump’s pragmatism when it comes to the president’s policies on health spending and foreign aid. Read More
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                                President Donald Trump picked up a baby as he greeted people after arriving on Air Force One at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee today.

Trump targets visa program for highly skilled workers

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                                President Donald Trump picked up a baby as he greeted people after arriving on Air Force One at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee today.

Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 9:43 am
President Donald Trump signed an order today in politically important Wisconsin to tighten rules on technology companies bringing in highly skilled foreign workers. Read More
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                                A CVS drugstore and pharmacy in Philadelphia, as seen in Oct. 2016. Three years after a wait-time scandal, the Veterans Affairs Department is hoping a private-sector partnership with the CVS Pharmacy chain will reduce some of its strain in providing timely urgent care.

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans’ wait times

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                                A CVS drugstore and pharmacy in Philadelphia, as seen in Oct. 2016. Three years after a wait-time scandal, the Veterans Affairs Department is hoping a private-sector partnership with the CVS Pharmacy chain will reduce some of its strain in providing timely urgent care.
Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS “MinuteClinics” to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Read More
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                                Host Bill O’Reilly of “The O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel, in Oct. 2015, posed for photos in the set in New York.

Viewership of ‘O’Reilly Factor’ drops without namesake host

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                                Host Bill O’Reilly of “The O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel, in Oct. 2015, posed for photos in the set in New York.

Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 4:33 pm
Through three days of Bill O’Reilly’s vacation, his show’s viewership declined by 26 percent in the hands of substitutes Dana Perino, Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld. Read More
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                                A woman passed a Bank of America office branch, in Dec. 2011, in New York.

Bank of America settles racial discrimination case from 1993

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                                A woman passed a Bank of America office branch, in Dec. 2011, in New York.
Bank of America settled a decades-old case that accused its predecessor company of systematically discriminating against black applicants for entry-level jobs in Charlotte, the U.S. Labor Department said today. Read More
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                                Netflix is about to hit 100 million subscribers for the first time, hitting a major milestone that underscores how much its video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago.

Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers

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                                Netflix is about to hit 100 million subscribers for the first time, hitting a major milestone that underscores how much its video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago.

Updated on  April 17, 2017 at 10:34 am
Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago. Read More
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                                King Michael Odunayo Ajayi, right, of Nigeria’s Osun state, was escorted by Jim Byrne, New York Stock Exchange head of U.S. listings, as he visited the trading floor of the NYSE today.

Stocks climb, led by technology companies and banks

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                                King Michael Odunayo Ajayi, right, of Nigeria’s Osun state, was escorted by Jim Byrne, New York Stock Exchange head of U.S. listings, as he visited the trading floor of the NYSE today.
U.S. stocks are bouncing back from their recent losses today after the Chinese government said that country’s economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the first quarter. Read More
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                                United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waited to be interviewed, in June 2016, in New York, during a presentation of the carrier’s new Polaris service. Munoz said in a note to employees Tuesday, that he continues to be disturbed by the incident Sunday night in Chicago, where a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Express flight.

United: Airline won’t use police to remove passengers

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                                United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz waited to be interviewed, in June 2016, in New York, during a presentation of the carrier’s new Polaris service. Munoz said in a note to employees Tuesday, that he continues to be disturbed by the incident Sunday night in Chicago, where a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Express flight.

Updated on  April 12, 2017 at 9:39 am
The chief executive of United Airlines said the carrier will no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights after the uproar over a man who was dragged off a plane by airport officers in Chicago. Read More

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