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White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that....

United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000
DALLAS (AP) -- United Airlines says it will raise the limit - to $10,000 - on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat....

United CEO: Dragging incident may sway fliers' airline pick
United Airlines issued a report Thursday about the April 9 dragging incident on a United Express plane, and detailed several new policies to deal with overbooked flights....

How United selects passengers for involuntary bumping
In a report being issued Thursday about the April 9 dragging incident involving a passenger on an overcrowded United Express plane, United spelled out how it selects passengers for involuntary bumping....

World stocks mixed as markets mull Trump's tax plan
HONG KONG (AP) -- World stock indexes were mixed Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul. Japan's central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged and forecasted steady growth for Asia's No. 2 economy....

Southwest misses Street 1Q forecasts
DALLAS (AP) -- Southwest Airlines Co. is reporting first-quarter earnings of $351 million....

Businesses like Trump tax plan, but they won't rush to hire
NEW YORK (AP) -- Giving workers a raise, investing in new machinery. Small business owners have long wish lists to choose from if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law - but most don't expect to go on a hiring binge....

Hot Switch sales boost Nintendo sales, trim quarterly loss
TOKYO (AP) -- Nintendo Co.'s Switch, a new hybrid game machine that works as both a console and a tablet, is selling well, helping the Kyoto-based company behind the Super Mario and Pokemon franchises trim its quarterly losses....

Kia to invest $1.1 billion to build its first India factory
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Kia Motors Co. plans to invest $1.1 billion in India to build its first plant in the world's fifth-largest auto market....

Eurozone confidence keeps growing but ECB to remain cautious
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Further evidence emerged Thursday that the economy in the 19-country eurozone has moved up a gear or two in the early months of the year....

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