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Delta and its pilots ask mediator for help in contract talks

Delta Air Lines and its pilots want Washington to help them agree on a new contract for the pilots

Survey: Pay for private university presidents…

A new survey finds that the average pay for America's private university presidents grew by 10.5% in 2017, with dozens receiving more than $1 million and three topping the $5 million mark

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial…

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters take to the polls on Super Tuesday

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UK announces plan to mark the Brexit moment on Jan. 31

The British government has announced plans for gala events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union after a prolonged political stalemate

Best Buy says it is reviewing allegations made…

Best Buy says it is investigating CEO Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter making allegations against her

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street Friday as solid gains by technology and communications companies pushed major U.S. indexes to more record highs

Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise this past fall, died last week of complications form pneumonia

Report: Disney dropping the 'Fox' from movie…

Published reports say Disney is dropping the word “Fox” from movie studios it acquired as part of last year's $71 billion purchase of Fox's entertainment business

BMW recalls about 357K vehicles for Takata air bag inflators

BMW is recalling nearly 357,000 older vehicles in the U.S. to replace dangerous Takata front air bag inflators

Huawei CFO lawyers say her alleged crimes no…

Defense lawyers argue a senior executive of the Chinese tech giant Huawei should not be extradited to the U.S. because her actions would not be considered crimes under Canadian law

Toyota shifting pickup production to Mexico, no US jobs lost

Toyota will stop making its Tacoma small pickup in San Antonio next year as it shifts production to Mexico

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Cruise line: Grandpa leaned out window before girl's fall

Royal Caribbean Cruises says an Indiana man charged with negligent homicide in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship window leaned out of that window for several seconds before he lifted the child up to it and she fell

Comcast, State Street rise; Gap, J.B. Hunt fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Comcast, State Street rise; Gap, J

Atlantic City mayor: Tear down 'eyesore' of ex-Trump casino

Atlantic City's mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino

Boeing is working on a new software issue on the…

Boeing has found a new software problem on its grounded 737 Max jetliner

AP Explains: The Justice Department's new quarrel with Apple

The deadly December shooting of three U.S. sailors at a Navy installation could reignite a long-simmering fight between the federal government and tech companies over data privacy and encryption

JetBlue ups fee by $5 to $35 for checking a bag on a flight

JetBlue is raising bag fees again

3 people get prison for Manhattan explosion that…

Three people have been sentenced to prison for a 2015 explosion in Manhattan's East Village that killed two men

Employers post fewer jobs in November

The number of available jobs fell sharply in November, dropping to 6.8 million, a decline of 7.6% from the October level

For some major US shippers, 2019 ended on a sour…

For major shipping companies dealing with trade wars and a slowing global economy, conditions appear to have deteriorated for some as 2019 came to a close

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Alaska company takes pizza to new heights with air delivery

An Alaska company has taken pizza to new heights by providing airplane deliveries around the state

US industrial production fell 0.3% in December

US industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm month limited the need for heating from utilities