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Airline IT provider hacked, frequent flyer data breached

Airline IT provider hacked, frequent flyer data breached

Airline IT provider hacked, frequent flyer data breached A company that manages ticket-processing and frequent flier data for major global airlines has exposed the personal data of an unspecified number of travelers ByThe Associated Press March 5, 2021, 10:12 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BOSTON — The hack...

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Credit card borrowing falls to lowest in level in 4 years

Credit card borrowing falls to lowest in level in 4 years

Credit card borrowing falls to lowest in level in 4 years Borrowing by Americans fell in January for the first time in five months, as the use of credit cards fell to the lowest level in four years, offsetting gains in auto loans and student loans By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer March 5, 2021,...

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Gap, NXP rise; SmileDirectClub, Norwegian Cruise Line fall

Gap, NXP rise; SmileDirectClub, Norwegian Cruise Line fall

Gap, NXP rise; SmileDirectClub, Norwegian Cruise Line fall Gap, NXP rise; SmileDirectClub, Norwegian Cruise Line fall ByThe Associated Press March 5, 2021, 9:35 PM • 1 min read Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: SmileDirectClub Inc., down 51 cents to $10.09. The Nashville-based maker of teeth aligners expects to make less...

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

How major US stock indexes fared Friday A late rebound in technology companies pulled the stock market out of a slump and helped give the S&P 500 its first weekly gain in three weeks By The Associated Press March 5, 2021, 9:35 PM • 1 min read A late rebound in technology companies pulled the...

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Dems draw on civil rights history to push Amazon union vote

Dems draw on civil rights history to push Amazon union vote

Dems draw on civil rights history to push Amazon union vote Some Democratic members of Congress and national union leaders have gathered, seeking to build support for unionizing a massive Amazon facility outside Birmingham, Alabama By BILL BARROW Associated Press March 5, 2021, 9:15 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this...

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WHO head wants virus vaccine patents waived to boost supply

WHO head wants virus vaccine patents waived to boost supply

WHO head wants virus vaccine patents waived to boost supply The head of the World Health Organization is calling for patent rights to be waived until the end of the coronavirus pandemic so that vaccine supplies can be dramatically increased ByThe Associated Press March 5, 2021, 9:13 PM • 2 min read GENEVA — The...

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AP Interview: Lawyer says Kelly innocent of Ghosn pay scheme

AP Interview: Lawyer says Kelly innocent of Ghosn pay scheme

AP Interview: Lawyer says Kelly innocent of Ghosn pay scheme The chief lawyer for Greg Kelly, an American on trial in Japan on charges of under-reporting the compensation of Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, says his client was just trying to prevent his boss from going to a rival automaker By YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business...

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels By The Associated Press March 5, 2021, 8:27 PM • 1 min read Benchmark U.S. crude oil for April delivery rose $2.26 to $66.09 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for May delivery...

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Exam finds multiple cracks in part of United jet's engine

Exam finds multiple cracks in part of United jet's engine

Exam finds multiple cracks in part of United jet's engine Federal safety officials are updating their investigation into the engine failure on a United Airlines plane that sent parts of the engine housing raining down on Denver-area neighborhoods last month By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer March 5, 2021, 7:21 PM • 2 min read...

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Nonprofits stepping up to bolster COVID vaccination efforts

Nonprofits stepping up to bolster COVID vaccination efforts

Nonprofits stepping up to bolster COVID vaccination efforts The messy and confusing distribution of vaccines has prompted a broad array of nonprofits and volunteers nationwide to step in to fill the gaps. Disaster-relief charities are providing both their equipment and their logistical skills. They know how crises can exacerbate existing inequities — and how their...