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United's earnings, business-travel bookings boost shares

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

United Airlines executives say business travelers are booking flights at a faster clip than a year ago. The airline said Wednesday that business-travel bookings in the first...
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A $21 million lawsuit filed in New York alleges that a sophisticated web of real estate brokers used Airbnb illegally to trick 75,000 unknowing guests

A $21 million lawsuit filed in New York alleges that a sophisticated web of real estate brokers used Airbnb illegally to trick 75,000 unknowing guests

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A $21 million lawsuit is accusing a web of real estate brokers of using Airbnb to illegally rent over 250 listings to nearly 76,000 unknowing guests. The lawsuit, filed in New...
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The Warriors reminded everyone how dominant they are with a blowout against the top team in the West - and they're about to get even better

The Warriors reminded everyone how dominant they are with a blowout against the top team in the West - and they're about to get even better

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors sent a signal to the rest of the league that they are still the team to beat Tuesday night. The Warriors blew out the Denver...
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United CEO Says Prolonged Government Shutdown Could Be Problematic for the Airline

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

An extended, long-term government shutdown could prove problematic for United Airlines, its CEO said in a recent interview. Speaking to CNBC in an interview on Wednesday...
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Marriott Establishes New Loyalty Program After Massive Data Breach

7 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Marriott International has announced a new loyalty program to replace its current loyalty brands after the massive data breach that became public Nov. 2018. The new...
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The Capital One Savor offers 4% cash back on dining and entertainment - here's how much the average American saves each year with the card

The Capital One Savor offers 4% cash back on dining and entertainment - here's how much the average American saves each year with the card

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. An industry-high 4% cash back...
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The Marijuana Billionaire Who Doesn't Smoke Weed

The Marijuana Billionaire Who Doesn't Smoke Weed

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

It's just after 6, on a pitch-dark morning in December, and Brendan Kennedy is standing over the stove, wearing shorts and a vest, meditatively melting butter in a pancake pan...
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An Asian bird managed to stow itself on a business class flight from Singapore to London, and no one noticed it for 12 hours

An Asian bird managed to stow itself on a business class flight from Singapore to London, and no one noticed it for 12 hours

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A stowaway mynah bird was found in business class on a Singapore Airlines flight between Singapore and London last week. It was only discovered 12 hours into the 14-hour...
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From travel to IPOs, how shutdown is upsetting US economy

12 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Delta Air Lines can't get eight new aircraft in the air. Roughly a million government employees and contractors aren't being paid. Some Americans who are trying to...
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At Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport, federal shutdown hasn't caused security delays - for now

20 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The upcoming long weekend and continued shutdown could test the airport and travelers.
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ISIS claims deadly attack against US forces in Syria after Trump declared...

ISIS claims deadly attack against US forces in Syria after Trump declared victory over the terrorist group

ISIS claimed a deadly attack on a coalition patrol in northeastern Syria just weeks after US President Donald Trump said the group was defeated. US forces are reportedly among... Read more ...

Theresa May's no-confidence vote survival means the Brexit deadlock will...

Theresa May's no-confidence vote survival means the Brexit deadlock will continue

Theresa May has survived a vote of no confidence called by the opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Her survival in the vote comes after her Brexit deal with the EU... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs jumps after strong equities trading boosts revenue

Goldman Sachs jumps after strong equities trading boosts revenue

Goldman Sachs posted better-than-expected revenue in the fourth quarter. The top-line beat was driven by strong equities trading, which more than offsets its weak bond... Read more ...

Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says

Shutdown Will Be Worse For Economy Than First Thought, White House Says

White House officials reportedly say that each week of the shutdown will subtract 0.1 percentage point from growth - double the administration's original estimate. (Image... Read more ...

A new court filing from Mueller gives us an unprecedented look at Paul...

A new court filing from Mueller gives us an unprecedented look at Paul Manafort's alleged lies to prosecutors

The special counsel Robert Mueller is zeroing in on a series of conversations between former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Russian intelligence operative... Read more ...

These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in...

These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America as Sears clings on after closing hundreds of stores

Sears is avoiding liquidation, with chairman Eddie Lampert winning a bankruptcy auction with a plan to keep the retailer alive. More than 3,800 stores were slated to close... Read more ...

Pence repeated the claim that ISIS is 'defeated' just hours after US troops...

Pence repeated the claim that ISIS is 'defeated' just hours after US troops died in a devastating ISIS-claimed attack in Syria

Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's claims that ISIS has been defeated at a gathering at the State Department Wednesday. His statements came... Read more ...

The host of 'To Catch a Predator' is accused of bouncing checks for $13,000...

The host of 'To Catch a Predator' is accused of bouncing checks for $13,000 worth of promotional mugs, T-shirts, and vinyl decals

"To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen turned himself in to police in Stamford, Connecticut, on Monday. He was charged with issuing a bad check after failing to pay a local... Read more ...

Rashida Tlaib criticized a Florida official who said she might 'blow up...

Rashida Tlaib criticized a Florida official who said she might 'blow up Capitol Hill'

Florida commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub said in a Facebook post that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who is Muslim, "is a danger" who might "become a martyr and blow up Capitol... Read more ...

Citigroup says it pays women 29% less than men in report that the bank's HR...

Citigroup says it pays women 29% less than men in report that the bank's HR chief calls 'difficult'

Citigroup's female employees earn 29% less than male ones in the latest report about the pay disparity among employees. Women make up just 37% of senior positions between the... Read more ...