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Report: Goldman looks to partner with Apple on credit card

May. 10, 2018 3:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs and Apple are looking to partner together to create a new credit card, the first foray by Goldman Sachs into the $1 trillion credit card market, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources. The Goldman-Apple credit card would be tied to Apple's payment...

China slams US criticism of its 'Orwellian' Taiwan demand

May. 7, 2018 7:01 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China has dismissed White House criticism of its "Orwellian" demand that foreign airlines not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a country, saying companies operating in China must respect its sovereignty. "Whatever the U.S. says will never change the objective fact that there is only one China...

Family: Delta tied woman with disability to wheelchair

Apr. 25, 2018 10:54 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn't have a chair that could accommodate her disability, and her son says a supervisor cursed at her as she wept. Maria Saliagas tells WSB-TV that Delta usually provides a...

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

Apr. 19, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead. The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of...

Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

Apr. 18, 2018 10:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off and triggered a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines jet. The move by the Federal Aviation Administration comes nearly a year after the engine manufacturer recommended...

Atlanta airport: Jet reports engine smoke, returns safely

Apr. 18, 2018 8:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Delta jet that departed Atlanta for London on Wednesday reported smoke coming from one of its engines and returned safely to the airport where firefighters doused the engine with powerful sprays, authorities said. A Delta Air Lines spokeswoman, Liz Savadelis, said via email that there were...

Allegiant Air under fire after '60 Minutes' safety report

Apr. 16, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

Allegiant Air is fighting to reassure travelers and protect its reputation after renewed questions about safety at the low-cost carrier. Safety experts say the numbers tell another story. There have been far too many aborted takeoffs, in-flight mechanical problems and emergency landings involving Allegiant planes...

Today in History

Apr. 14, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 14, the 104th day of 2018. There are 261 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot and mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth during a performance of "Our American Cousin" at Ford's Theater in Washington. On...

Tumbling banks hold back S&P 500 as earnings season launches

Apr. 13, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank stocks buckled on Friday, even after several reported fatter profits than analysts expected, and the sharp declines overshadowed gains elsewhere in the market to drag the S&P 500 lower. JPMorgan Chase and several other financial titans marked the unofficial start of the earnings...

Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher

Apr. 12, 2018 11:45 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries and clarifies that it is consulting allies before making a final decision on...