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Southwest reports lower 2Q profit, weak revenue outlook

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:41am

Shares of Southwest Airlines fell Thursday after the company offered a weak forecast for a key revenue figure in the third quarter.

Ohio State Fair opens but rides closed after deadly accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:33am

The Ohio State Fair opened Thursday but its amusement rides remained closed one day after a man was killed and seven other people were injured when a thrill ride broke apart and flung people into the air.

Isolated Qatar hires firm founded by Trump aides amid crisis

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:33am

Qatar has hired a Washington influence firm founded by former top campaign aides to President Donald Trump and another specialized in digging up dirt on U.S. politicians, signaling it wants to challenge Saudi Arabia's massive lobbying efforts in America's capital amid a diplomatic dispute among Arab nations.

German minister: too soon to bury the combustion engine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:11am

Germany's transport minister said Thursday that it's too soon to talk about burying the combustion engine, underlining his government's reluctance to follow Britain and others in banning the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline from 2040.

The Latest: Fair opens, rides closed after deadly accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:57am

The Latest on Ohio State Fair's deadly accident when a ride broke apart. (all times local):

US conservatism expands to final frontier: City Hall

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:50am

For decades, a well-funded conservative group has helped state lawmakers across the U.S. write legislation to rein in unions, expand charter schools and lower taxes.

German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 being brought home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:50am

A Lufthansa Boeing 737 hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of the leftist Red Army Faction's campaign against West German authorities is coming home to a German museum.

GOP eyes narrow bill to advance goal on "Obamacare" repeal

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:40am

They couldn't pass a repeal of "Obamacare," or find the votes for a White House-backed replacement. So now Senate Republicans are lowering their sights and trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that would merely undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's law.

Acropolis, other Greek sites to open as guards scrap strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:40am

The Acropolis and other ancient monuments and museums in Athens will be open this weekend after Greek Culture Ministry employees called off a planned two-day strike.

Demand overseas keeps Mustang on top despite lower US sales

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:40am

On any given day this summer, you might find 97-year-old Lennart Ribring driving his 2016 Ford Mustang GT on a winding road near his home in Sweden. Or you might see Chris Fitzpatrick polishing his 1967 Mustang convertible in Auckland, New Zealand. Guo Xin might be working on a Mustang in his car repair shop in Beijing, while in England, a happy bride and groom drive off in a Mustang GT California Special.

UAE airline Etihad announces loss of $1.87B in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:34am

The United Arab Emirates' flagship carrier Etihad said on Thursday it lost $1.87 billion in 2016, blaming "one-off impairment charges and fuel hedging losses" for the massive loss.

Revenue from online-shopping deliveries boosts UPS profit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:31am

Online retailing in the U.S. propelled higher second-quarter profit at UPS above Wall Street expectations.

Shares in AstraZeneca dive as key cancer drug trial fails

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:01am

Shares in Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca plunged as much as 17 percent Thursday after a new lung cancer treatment proved less successful than the company had hoped.

US weekly requests for jobless aid up 10K, to 244,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:01am

More Americans applied for jobless aid last week, though the number of people seeking benefits remains near historic lows pointing to a healthy job market.

AP sources: US seeks to test Iran deal with more inspections

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:01am

The Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that President Donald Trump desperately wants to cancel, senior U.S. officials said.

US durable goods orders climbed 6.5 percent in June

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:55am

Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods posted the biggest gain in nearly three years last month, pulled up by a surge in demand for civilian aircraft.

GED Testing Service and Kaplan Test Prep Partner to Deliver First-Ever Live, Mobile-Friendly Online Programs for the Nation’s

Kaplan Test Prep, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:49am

a group of four subject tests that comprise the country’s leading high school equivalency certification. The partnership also establishes Kaplan as the official partner for live online prep for the GED test.

Food fight: Slovak PM complains of substandard products

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:41am

The prime minister of Slovakia took a fight about the quality of food on his country's supermarket shelves to the European Commission on Thursday, calling for action to stop companies selling lower-quality products in Central and Eastern Europe than elsewhere in the continent.

US durable goods orders climbed 6.5 percent in June, most in nearly three years, on surging demand for civilian aircraft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:36am

US durable goods orders climbed 6.5 percent in June, most in nearly three years, on surging demand for civilian aircraft.

Comcast tops Street 2Q forecasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:32am

Comcast is reporting second-quarter net income of $2.51 billion.